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Govt to review FDI policy on digital media, single brand retail, manufacturing, coal mining

Government said that the changes in FDI policy will result in making India a more attractive FDI destination, leading to benefits of increased investments, employment and growth.

Aug 29, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

Cabinet approves 26% FDI in digital media with government approval

It is to be noted that 26% FDI is already allowed in print media sector and 49% FDI is permitted in broadcasting content services, both through the government approval route.

Aug 28, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

Experts stress digital media role in child reading

The 16th national reading report of China, released in April, found that 26.2 per cent of young Chinese under 18 listened to audiobooks in 2018, marking a new growth point, Xinhua news agency reported.

Jun 03, 2019, 12:02 PM IST

70% of auto sales to be 'digitally influenced' by 2020: Report

Almost 70 percent of automobile sales -- translating into transactions worth about USD 40 billion -- in India would be "digitally influenced" by 2020 from the current USD 18 billion, a report today said.

May 10, 2017, 20:33 PM IST

India's Internet economy to reach $250 billion by 2020: Report

The average data consumption is projected to reach 7-10 GB per user per month by 2020.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Nawazuddin Siddiqui says digital media is bringing out hidden talent

Nawazuddin Siddiqui credits his acting skills to his training at the National School of Drama.

Jan 03, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

Know the Indian-American who has been named as New York's Chief Digital Officer

An eminent Indian-American digital media expert has been named by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as the city's new Chief Digital Officer to focus on promoting access to local government through technology and support the its tech ecosystem.

Aug 02, 2016, 15:03 PM IST

Is teenagers' smartphone obsession really bad?

Parents' fears about their teenagers' heavy use of cell phones and social media may be exaggerated as the youngsters' online worlds may be an extension of their offline lives, a new study suggests.

Nov 19, 2015, 14:38 PM IST

Digital media an effective platform to communicate: Jaitley

Digital media has become an effective platform for the government to communicate to a wide audience, I&B Minister Arun Jaitley today said.

May 08, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

Technology has changed nature and content of media: Arun Jaitley

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that technology has changed both the nature and content of media over the last two decades, adding that news is now being reported in almost real time in the digital media.

Jan 18, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Narendra Modi most searched personality on Google

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most searched personality-cum-politician in the virtual world this year, global search engine Google said Tuesday.

Dec 16, 2014, 22:52 PM IST

Smartphone ownership more than doubles in 4 years in Australia

Telstra Smartphone and Tablet Index 2014 has revealed that smartphone ownership has more than doubled in four years in Australia.

Oct 05, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

AOL revenue beats Street as advertising sales jump

AOL, whose shares were up nearly 4 percent in premarket trading, also said it approved a $150 million share buyback program. 

Aug 06, 2014, 20:10 PM IST

Users spend more time on mobile apps than any other digital media

A new report revealed that time spent on mobile apps is higher than any other digital medium, coming in at 51 percent.

Jun 29, 2014, 13:29 PM IST

40 per cent parents learn how to use technology from kids

Scientists have found that between 30 to 40 per cent of parents learn how to use the computer and Internet from their children.

Jan 26, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

Exset in talks to manufacture set-top boxes in India

Cable operator J&K Media Co has started installing Exset's DMS systems in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jun 21, 2013, 09:36 AM IST

`New tech creating distracted gen with short attention spans`

Amidst the flooding of new digital media, teachers believe that the trend is creating distracted generation with short attention spans, a recent study has found.

Nov 04, 2012, 08:36 AM IST

Solo album magic wanes: Digital media may revive it

Whatever happened to solo albums? There was a time when the likes of Shaan and Falguni Pathak made it big with ‘Tanha Dil’, and ‘Yaad Piya Ki’.

Aug 07, 2012, 14:38 PM IST