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Mob in Pakistan kills woman, two minor girls over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

Jul 28, 2014

Mob in Pakistan kills woman, two minor girls over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

A Pakistani mob killed a woman member and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook. #facebook #ThatsJustWrong #World #Internet #Pakistan #Blasphemy #woman #online #Minority #post
China blocks reports on inflatable toad after netizens compare it to Communist Party chief

Jul 23, 2014

China blocks reports on inflatable toad after netizens compare it to Communist Party chief

The 22-metre-high toad, appeared in a China park last weekend, but met with mockery from social media users who compared its appearance to that of former President Jiang Zemin #World #China #Internet #Censorship #Jiang Zemin #Communist Party #SocialMedia #Internet humour #Inflatable toad
BRICS declaration condemns terrorism, 'mass electronic surveillance'

Jul 16, 2014

BRICS declaration condemns terrorism, 'mass electronic surveillance'

The five-nation BRICS summit has come out with a strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. #India #China #Terrorism #Brazil #diplomacy #NewsTracker #Russia #BRICs #South Africa #Internet surveillance #BRICS summit 2014 #BRICS Declaration
Brazil's Rousseff lets Obama off the hook for NSA spying

Jul 11, 2014

Brazil's Rousseff lets Obama off the hook for NSA spying

BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff said the Obama administration was not directly responsible for U.S. spying on Brazil and has taken steps toward smoothing over the diplomatic tensions set off by espionage disclosures last year. In an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour broadcast on Thursday, Rousseff said she understood that the Obama administration needed time resolve what was happening and could not immediately provide explanations demanded by Brazil. #facebook #Politics #United States #Obama #India #Internet #Argentina #United Kingdom #President #Latin America #Mexico

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Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History
Lessons from Snapchat: Using phone numbers for IMs will always be risky

Jan 04, 2014

Lessons from Snapchat: Using phone numbers for IMs will always be risky

While the Snapchat data breach came as bad news for users, what many may not have realised is that the really scary part was that mobile numbers of users were breached. #social media #HowThisWorks #Internet #Hacking #Instant messaging #Mobile app #Mobiles #Application #online security #Snapchat

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Lessons from Snapchat: Using phone numbers for IMs will always be risky

Jul 30, 2014

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015—Multi-Device review: new interface, same excellent protection

Given that the average person owns several Internet connected devices, straight PC security doesn’t really cut it anymore. That’s why companies like Kaspersky are starting to offer cross-platform solutions for marginally more than their traditional P...
Lessons from Snapchat: Using phone numbers for IMs will always be risky

Jul 30, 2014

Baby Bump Or Beer Gut? Man Replaces His Wife In Maternity Pictures

This future dad took some rather unusual pregnancy photos -- and became a viral internet star...
Lessons from Snapchat: Using phone numbers for IMs will always be risky

Jul 30, 2014

The New Bazaar: Online Shopping Catches On in India With Buyers and Global Investors

E-commerce in India is attracting buyers in a society where Internet access is increasing, and international investors are starting to take note... #India #Bharatiya Janata Party