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Kerala budget 2017: Govt announces 20 lakh free Internet connections

Internet would be made the right of the people and two million "poor families" will get free access to the web, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac said while presenting the budget for 2017-18 in the state assembly on Friday

Jammu and Kashmir reports 27 Internet shutdowns since 2012

Jammu and Kashmir has experienced 27 internet shutdowns since 2012, highest for any other Indian state

Internet to be available in all gram panchayats by next year: Govt

Internet services are expected to be provided to all the 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by the end of next year, government told Lok Sabha on Wednesday, adding that the net connectivity is being strengthened to promote "less cash economy".

Sextortion, sexting, revenge porn concern in India: Microsoft

Sextortion, sexting, revenge porn concern in India: Microsoft

The study noted that 77 percent Indians reported behavioural concerns like cyberbullying, trolling, online harassment, sexual solicitation, sexting, revenge porn or sextortion.

Temporary outage OK if Internet is abused for violence: Ravi Shankar Prasad

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday favoured uninterrupted availability of internet in Kashmir, but justified "temporary intervention" when the Internet or social media is abused for violence and hatred.

Two girls in video say they knew about prank, but unaware it'd be put online: Delhi Police

Two girls who were in the "prank" video made by "crazy Sumit" and his associates, were questioned by police and they said they knew about the prank but were unaware it will be uploaded on the Internet.

 India digital sector expected to cross Rs 20,000-crore mark by 2020: Report

India digital sector expected to cross Rs 20,000-crore mark by 2020: Report

Largely led by OTT and digital advertising, Indian digital sector is all expected to cross Rs 20,000-crore mark by 2020. The sector is at present standing at Rs 8, 490 crore.

Cubans surf the web at home in Havana pilot project

Only 5 percent of Cubans are estimated to enjoy the Internet at home, which requires government permission. 

Digital India? 950 million Indians do not have Internet, says study

Digital India? 950 million Indians do not have Internet, says study

In what could come as a big surprise despite the government's 'Digital India' initiative and the recent pust for digital payment following the demonetisation move, a new study has found that 950 million Indians do not have the Internet.

Existing search engines won't support Internet of Things: Experts

Internet search mechanisms will need to change to support the Internet of Things (IoT) whereby billions of devices will become connected, say experts.

Internet freedom on the decline in India offsetting gains made in 2014 and 2015: Report

Internet freedom on the decline in India offsetting gains made in 2014 and 2015: Report

Although India overtook the US to become the worlds second largest internet consumer base behind China last year, internet freedom declined slightly in the country, offsetting gains made in 2014 and 2015, a report revealed on Monday.

TRAI's recommendation on free Internet likely this week

TRAI's recommendation on free Internet likely this week

Telecom regulator TRAI is expected to release this week its recommendations on free data services in the wake of its ban on free Internet platforms like Facebook's Free Basics and Airtel Zero.

India, UK to boost cooperation in tackling cyber terrorism: Theresa May

Visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said the UK and India faced the shared threat of terrorism and the two have agreed to strengthen cooperation in tackling use of the internet by extremists.

Are you doing these 7 things online? If so, stop them immediately

Are you doing these 7 things online? If so, stop them immediately

Here are seven things, many of which are common behaviors or easy traps people walk into every day, to stop doing immediately.

US denies it urged Ecuador to unplug Julian Assange`s Internet access

US denies it urged Ecuador to unplug Julian Assange`s Internet access

The United States on Tuesday denied charges from WikiLeaks that Washington asked Ecuador to cut the Internet connection of the website`s founder Julian Assange.

Nashik limping back to normalcy though internet, buses stay off

Nashik is limping back to normalcy after witnessing violent protests since Sunday over alleged rape attempt on a minor girl by a teenager in a village near here even as stray incidents of stone-pelting and damage to vehicles were reported in some parts of city.

'Facebook should be given a fair hearing for Free Basics'

Facebook should be given a "fair hearing" regarding its 'Free Basics' programme, a senior US official Wednesday said even as he emphasised that the social media major is more than capable of advocating for itself.

Yahoo confirms 500 million accounts stolen; may be biggest data breach ever

Yahoo confirms 500 million accounts stolen; may be biggest data breach ever

The internet company said that the information was stolen from the company's network in late 2014.