close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Technology News

Need to create safe online experience in India: Google India Need to create safe online experience in India: Google India

Many internet users in India are coming online for the first time and there is a need to simplify ways to make them safe, a Google executive said here on Tuesday.

Reliance Jio given sufficient PoIs, unable to activate them: Airtel Reliance Jio given sufficient PoIs, unable to activate them: Airtel

India's leading telecom service provider on Tuesday claimed that it gave sufficient point of interconnect (PoIs) to Reliance Jio but that the latter was unable to activate and utilize them.

BSNL landline calls turn costlier, intra-network local call charges up by 20% BSNL landline calls turn costlier, intra-network local call charges up by 20%

State-owned BSNL has reduced duration of its landline to landline local call by one minute on same network and also hiked the charge by 20 percent.

Airtel unveils 'Surprises' to mark 2 million fixed broadband feat Airtel unveils 'Surprises' to mark 2 million fixed broadband feat

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Monday rolled out 'Airtel Surprises' for its home broadband customers offering them free additional data and content benefits within their existing plans to mark celebration of its crossing 2 million home broadband subscriber milestone.

Verification method of mobile users soon, Government tells SC Verification method of mobile users soon, Government tells SC

The Central government on Monday told the Supreme Court that it would put in place, within a year, an effective mechanism for the verification of pre-paid mobile users who constitute 90 per cent of the total subscribers.

Facebook set to become the first 2 billion-user company this year: Report Facebook set to become the first 2 billion-user company this year: Report

According to a report in media, social networking site Facebook is all set to become become the first 2 billion-user company this year. The social media major has attributed its "impressive" user growth to "promotional data plans" from countries like India.

Verify identity of all mobile users in a year: SC to Centre Verify identity of all mobile users in a year: SC to Centre

In a move to end fake mobile phone users, the Supreme Court Monday asked the Centre to put in place within a year an effective mechanism to scrutinise the details of identity of over 100 crore existing and future mobile telephone consumers.

Now, make unlimited voice calls from BSNL landline for just Rs 49 Now, make unlimited voice calls from BSNL landline for just Rs 49

State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Monday launched a new promotional offer 'Experience LL 49' where customers can make unlimited landline calls to any network for a month.

Cyber attacks caused revenue loss in 2016: Cisco Cyber attacks caused revenue loss in 2016: Cisco

Over one-third of organisations globally that experienced a cyber attack in 2016 registered a revenue loss of more than 20 percent, a new report has revealed.

Operator-assisted drive tests to check call drops soon: Trai Operator-assisted drive tests to check call drops soon: Trai

Telecom regulator Trai has said that 'operator-assisted' drive tests, which measure call drops and service quality, would start across various locations soon.

'India's mobile gaming market to cross $400 million by 2022' 'India's mobile gaming market to cross $400 million by 2022'

India's mobile gaming market is poised to top USD 400 million by 2022, driven by growing adoption of freemium and virtual reality games in the coming years, a report has said.

India's mobile gaming market to cross $400 million by 2022: Report India's mobile gaming market to cross $400 million by 2022: Report

India's mobile gaming market is poised to top USD 400 million by 2022, driven by growing adoption of freemium and virtual reality games in the coming years, a report has said.

Do you know likely sole manufacturing hub of Apple iPhones in India? Do you know likely sole manufacturing hub of Apple iPhones in India?

An assembly plant that Apple's Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up in Bengaluru will focus solely on assembling iPhones, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Microsoft to disable older versions of Skype for Mac, Windows Microsoft to disable older versions of Skype for Mac, Windows

From March 1, people will no longer be able to log in to version 7.16 of Skype for Windows desktop and older versions, and version 7.18 of Skype for Mac.

Reliance Jio beats Airtel in network coverage but trails in 4G speed: Report Reliance Jio beats Airtel in network coverage but trails in 4G speed: Report

With over 80 percent of network coverage in cities surveyed, Reliance Jio beats the likes of Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular who have less than 30 percent of coverage, a new report has said.

Budget 2017 impact: Twitter records 7.2 lakh tweets between Jan 30-Feb 2 Budget 2017 impact: Twitter records 7.2 lakh tweets between Jan 30-Feb 2

Social media platform Twitter today said it had recorded 7.2 lakh tweets with the hashtag #Budget2017 between January 30 and February 2.

Twitter's harsher anti-troll tools coming within this week Twitter's harsher anti-troll tools coming within this week

Twitter will roll out a new set of tools that will flag down trollers on the micro-blogging site and will have to face enhanced 'mute' and 'block' features. Repeat offenders may even be banned from making a new account.

Digitial economy initiatives, cyber security measures in budget welcomed Digitial economy initiatives, cyber security measures in budget welcomed

Technology based companies have appreciated government's push for digital economy and cyber security measures announced in the Union budget today.

Intex extends e-payment services for Android users Intex extends e-payment services for Android users

Intex Technologies has announced its in-house digital e-payment app has gone live on Google Play Store for all Android users outside Intex as well.

 

Idea Cellular enters digital services Idea Cellular enters digital services

In the latest, Idea Cellular entred in the digital services on Monday. The telecom major launched services with `Digital Idea` and launched three new mobile apps -- Idea Music Lounge, Idea Movie Club and Idea Game Spark.

Govt planning insurance guidelines for electronic wallet transactions Govt planning insurance guidelines for electronic wallet transactions

In order to work out a mechanism to enable an insurance framework for electronic wallet transactions, government has initiated talks with mobile wallet players and insurance companies.

Daily users of reality game ''Pokemon Go'' top 4 million in South Korea Daily users of reality game ''Pokemon Go'' top 4 million in South Korea

Pokemon Go users have surpassed 4.2 million in just three days after its official launch in South Korea, as per a survey.

BSNL's app-based calling service need to stop: Cellular operators to TRAI BSNL's app-based calling service need to stop: Cellular operators to TRAI

The Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) has written to Indian telecom regulator TRAI to seek its intervention to immediately stop state-run BSNL's app-based calling service.

COAI approaches TRAI against BSNL's new limited fixed mobile telephony services

Cellular operators under COAI have approached telecom regulator TRAI against state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL's) new limited fixed mobile telephony services.

Internet users lose USD 476 on average per cyber attack: Study

Internet users lost about USD 476 or Rs 32,400 on an average to cyber attacks, a study by security software firm Kaspersky Lab said on Friday.

HDFC Bank planning to install around 20 humanoids in 2 years at branches HDFC Bank planning to install around 20 humanoids in 2 years at branches

HDFC is planning to install around 20 humanoids at its branches in the coming two years to assist customers.

Social support main motive for Facebook use, Twitter for knowledge Social support main motive for Facebook use, Twitter for knowledge

As per a study conducted which reviewed 10 years of research on social support via social networking sites, Facebook is used with the main motive of social support and Twitter is used to gain new knowledge.

Budget 2017: Govt should announce dedicated spending on ICT to bolster digital ecosystem Budget 2017: Govt should announce dedicated spending on ICT to bolster digital ecosystem

To further bolster the digital eco-system of the country, the government should announce dedicated spending on ICT just like some other sectors like education, health and other infrastructure.

Apple looking to manufacture iPhones in India Apple looking to manufacture iPhones in India

In the latest, Apple executives had a meeting with the Indian government officials on Wednesday so as to discuss a plan to make iPhones in the southern city of Bangalore.