World wide web

Web needs rethink to stop 'nasty' ideas spreading, says its creator

The World Wide Web needs a complete rethink to prevent spying and the spread of "nasty, mean ideas" on social media websites, its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, said on Monday.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Brain's memory capacity 10 times more than thought

Our brain may have 10 times more memory capacity than what is commonly estimated, suggests new research.

Jan 22, 2016, 00:27 AM IST

DNA: Today in History, November 12

Know all the historical facts happened on November 12 in this episode of DNA.

Nov 13, 2015, 09:55 AM IST
Just say no to Facebook's Internet.org, says inventor of World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee

Just say no to Facebook's Internet.org, says inventor of World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee

Turns out, Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web said ‘just say no’ to Facebook’s Internet.org 

Oct 13, 2015, 20:55 PM IST

US applauds India's multi-stakeholder approach on Internet

The US has applauded India's recent support for multi-stakeholder approach on Internet, saying the decision is critical for ensuring the vitality of the World Wide Web.

Jul 18, 2015, 08:14 AM IST

Congress seeks probe into TRAI releasing 1 mn e-mail IDs

The Congress on Tuesday asked the government to investigate as to why the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) put up on its website the names of over one million people who had written to it on net neutrality.

Apr 28, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

Inventor of World Wide Web warns of threat to internet

The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of the internet is under threat by governments and corporations interested in controlling the web.

Sep 28, 2014, 05:40 AM IST

World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee to give lecture in Qatar next week

As the World Wide Web turns 25 next month, its inventor Tim Berners-Lee will speak about the journey ahead for this technology in Qatar next week.

Mar 18, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

Sir Tim Berners-Lee calls for online `Magna Carta` to protect web users

In view of leaks about the government surveillance of online activity, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the world wide web`s inventor has called for a bill of rights to protect the Internet users` rights.

Mar 12, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

World Wide Web turns 25 years old

Twenty-five years ago, the World Wide Web was just an idea in a technical paper from an obscure, young computer scientist at a European physics lab.

Mar 09, 2014, 08:55 AM IST

Now, a world wide web for robots

A world wide web that was specially created for robots to learn from each other and share data, is now being shown off for the first time.

Jan 15, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

India ahead of China, Pakistan in Internet freedom: Study

India's web index score at 32.4 is ahead of China (31.1) and Pakistan (10.4), shows the 2013 study by World Wide Web Foundation. The organisation was established in 2009 by Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

Nov 22, 2013, 23:10 PM IST

‘Father of Web’ Tim Berners-Lee says China will dismantle ‘great firewall’

China`s rulers will ultimately take it upon themselves to dismantle the "great firewall" that limits its people`s access to the Internet because doing so will boost China`s economy, the inventor of the World Wide Web said.

Nov 22, 2013, 08:57 AM IST

World Wide Web founder against `total control` of Internet by governments

Founder of World Wide Web (www) Sir Tim Berners-Lee has said that governments or large companies should not have `total control` over Internet freedom.

Jun 26, 2013, 21:50 PM IST

20 years on, world`s first web page to be reborn

The world`s first web page will be dragged out of cyberspace and restored for today`s Internet browsers as part of a project to celebrate 20 years of the Web, organisers said today.

Apr 30, 2013, 21:48 PM IST

Social networking existed much before Internet, technology

Researchers studied thousands of ceramic and obsidian artifacts from 1200-1450 AD to learn about the growth, collapse and change of social networks in the late pre-Hispanic Southwest.

Mar 26, 2013, 15:47 PM IST

Sri Lanka: Cops arrest scribes, shut news websites

Police said journalists from Sri Lanka Mirror and Sri Lanka X News were arrested for publishing anti-government material.

Jun 30, 2012, 16:06 PM IST

Soon – Make your name a web domain

Reportedly, anyone will be able register any web address suffix for USD 185,000 (Rs 9,754,051 approx).

Jan 09, 2012, 12:31 PM IST

World Wide Web Consortium to meet in Delhi

The World Wide Web Consortium
(W3C), an international body which develops standards to
ensure web accessibility to all, will host its conference in
the city on May 6-7, 2010.

Mar 05, 2010, 18:49 PM IST