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Tag: Internet

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Internet Is Facing A Great Risk! So How BIG Is The BUG

Internet Is Facing A Great Risk! So How BIG Is The BUG. Millions of devices are at hacking risk as Internet is facing one of the most serious vulnerabilities in recent years.

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Cheaper Internet Service 'Fully Mobile' By 2021 End: Musk

San Francisco: Elon Musk has said that the new Starlink internet service by SpaceX that will make web access more affordable for people in remote areas worldwide including in India…

14% Of India's 504 Million Active Internet Users In 5-11 Age Group: IAMAI

New Delhi: India has 504 million active Internet users, out of which about 14 per cent are in the age bracket of 5-11 years, according to a new report from the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). As of November 2019, 433 million active Internet users in India are of the age of 12+ […]

Cyber security agency asks parents to monitor child's Internet activity amid spurt during lockdown

New Delhi: With school-going children increasingly using the internet for studies during lockdown imposed to control the spread of coronavirus, the national cyber security agency on Wednesday asked parents to monitor their online activity and guard against cyber bullying and inappropriate content streaming. “The Internet is good resource for kids to prepare school reports, communicate […]

Protection Of UPI Transactions Data: SC Seeks Response From Centre, Facebook, Google
SC Asks J&K To Review Orders Imposing Curbs Within A Week, Says Access To Internet Fundamental Right

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review within a week all orders imposing curbs in the Union Territory while holding that access to the Internet is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution. A five-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana also asked the J-K […]

Microsoft aims to bring Internet to 40mn people by 2022

San Francisco: In a bid to connect billions of people that do not have access to Internet connectivity, tech giant Microsoft, through its Airband Initiative, now aims to extend Internet access to 40 million underserved people globally by July 2022. Started in 2017, Microsoft’s Airband initiative streamlined efforts to set up Internet access across the […]

Want To Reduce Belly Fat ? Try These 7 Effective Solutions

Belly fat is probably the most stubborn thing in our body which refuses to reduce if it doesn’t get the best treatment. While there are multiple methods suggested on the internet for reduction of the fat, only some of them are effective. But you don’t need to worry as we have listed some of the […]

India second to US among top destinations for hacking attempts

New Delhi: With over 120 crore account takeover attacks in 2018, India came only second to the US among top destinations for hacking attempts in the world, says a new report. Each attack represented an attempt by a person or computer to log in to an account with a stolen or generated username and password, […]

This district is world's 1st place to get 5G coverage!

Shanghai: In what could be seen as a significant development in the world of mobile communication, 5G coverage was introduced for the first time in China. Shanghai on Saturday claimed to have the world’s first district with 5G coverage and a broadband gigabit network. It conducted trial runs of the 5G network, backed by telecom […]

Free Wi-Fi services launched in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s capital city, Bhubaneswar joined the elite club of cities that offer free wi-fi with the launch of ‘Bhubaneswar Me’ WiFi services for the citizens of the smart city today. The announcement came during a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat. “Bhubaneswar Me wi-fi services will be a game […]

Only 19% use Internet in India, says study

New Delhi: A mere 19 per cent of people in the 15-65 age group use Internet in India, a report said here on Tuesday. About 35 per cent of those in the age group are aware of Internet, said the report named “AfterAccess: ICT access and use in India and the Global South”. It was […]

Robots left unsecured on Internet may pose danger: study

New York: Robots, when left unsecured on the Internet, can expose users across the web, thereby allowing hackers to control them remotely in ways that could be dangerous to both the robot and the human operators, warns a study. It is possible to control these robots remotely — to spy on camera feeds and even […]

Chinese villages to get internet access by 2020

Beijing: China is planning to provide internet access to almost all of its poor villages in the next three years as part of efforts to narrow the urban-rural digital gap. More than 98 per cent of China’s 122,900 registered poor villages will have access to the internet by 2020, according to a plan published by […]

Cricketer Debashish Mohanty alleges abusive trolling

Cuttack: Former fast bowler of India Debashish Mohanty today approached the Crime Branch of Odisha alleging abusive trolling against him and relatives on internet. Mohanty, who represented India in two Test matches and nearly 50 one day internationals in the late 1990s, lodged a complaint with the cyber cell of the Crime Branch seeking immediate action […]

Global Internet users to reach 3.47 bn in 2017

New Delhi: With the biggest surge in smartphone adoption happening in India and Vietnam and user base expected to grow by almost 20 per cent in both countries, the year will see 3.47 billion people using the Internet, market research firm eMarketer has said. Internet users will represent 46.8 per cent of the global population […]

Feeling hungry? Now order food with Facebook

San Francisco: Ordering food online is cumbersome as you have to switch between several apps to get your favourite meal. But not anymore. Facebook has made it easy. Internet users can now get their snack through the app itself. Facebook has been testing this feature since last year and after responding to feedback and adding […]

IoT to create 15 mn jobs in India: Telecom Secretary

Bengaluru: The Internet of Things (IoT), which enables everyday objects to be inter-connected through the Internet, will help in the creation of 10-15 million jobs in India within the next few years, a senior bureaucrat said on Thursday. “One of the reasons that IoT is particularly exciting for India is due to the job creation. […]

After India, Google expands public Wi-Fi to Indonesia

Jakarta: After a successful run in India, Google has brought its public Wi-Fi programme ‘Google Station’ to Indonesia that will help improve access to Internet at railway stations and other locations. “We are partnering with CBN and Fiberstar to bring high-speed public Wi-Fi to hundreds of locations across Indonesia,” Google said in a blog post on […]

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India's internet economy set to hit $250 bn by 2020

New Delhi: Driven by e-commerce and financial services, India’s internet economy is expected to double from $125 billion to $250 billion — growing from the current five per cent to 7.5 per cent of the country’s GDP, a joint report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE) said on Friday. With […]

Google to soon provide internet in rural areas through balloons

New York: Google has announced that it was “years closer” to deliver internet to remote parts of the world using high-flying balloons. Researchers at Google’s Project Loon — part of the company’s X research lab — said it was now able to use machine learning to predict weather systems, meaning the firm has a greater […]

‘You’ & democratization of TV content

By Bikram Keshari Jena “…the World Wide Web became a tool for bringing together the small contributions of millions of people and making them matter” Time Magazine, 2006 When the Time Magazine named ‘You’ as the person of the year in its famous annual list of newsmakers in 2006, it arguably generated some polarizing responses. […]

A ‘trophy’ to be ‘flaunted’!

By Sandeep Sahu India has come a long way since the time bees and flowers were all that one got to see by way of love making on the silver screen. With the advent of the internet – and, not to forget the ubiquitous, all-purpose mobile phone – sex is now all over the place […]

Youth held for posting obscene video of girl on internet

Nabarangapur: Police arrested a youth of Raighar in Nabarangpur district on Thursday allegedly for keeping physical relationship with a minor girl and uploading the video clip of the same on the internet. As per an FIR lodged at the Raighar police station, one Pranab Chakraborty kept physical relationship with the 14-year-old girl of his neighbour […]

Internet users have hyped sense of personal knowledge: Study

Procuring information from the internet also has a startling effect on our brains -- we feel a lot smarter than we actually are, says a new study