Why has Turkey blocked its most popular social media site Ekşi Sözlük?
The top telecommunications watchdog in Turkey abruptly blocked the Ekşi Sözlük website. Many users speculated if it might have something to do with comments made against the government’s response to the twin quakes
Man who invented mobile phones sees a dark future because of new tech, but also has hope
Martin Cooper, the inventor of mobile phones said at the MWC Barcelona that he sees a dystopian future because of new tech like AI, smartphones, and deep fakes, etc on how it will impact privacy. However, he is also slightly hopeful, especially with battery tech.
China: Amid widespread protests against Zero Covid policy, Chinese govt launches major crackdown
As part of the government crackdown, students of several universities have been sent home. The search for people involved in the demonstrations has been intensified, while a large number of policemen have been deployed in major cities including the capital Beijing and major economic hub Shanghai
Internet services suspended in parts of Meghalaya after 4 people killed in violence on border dispute with Assam
Following the incident, the Assam police sounded an alert in all the districts bordering Meghalaya to thwart any possible law and order situation
Jio 5G services extended across Delhi NCR; Here’s how to activate 5G on your mobile
Users having a Jio sim card will only be able to access the 5G network only if their smartphones have already received the 5G-supportive software update
What is 5G FWA? Learn about advantages here
A level of service bandwidth capacity comparable to fibre optics can be provided by 5G FWA in the millimetre wavelength range
India has the second-highest number of internet users in the world. Here are the top 10 for 2022
India, with about 658 million users as of January 2022 has the second highest number of Internet users, after China, who have a userbase of 1.02 billion Internet users. We take a look at the top 10 countries with the highest number of Internet users in 2022.
How to send Do Not Track requests to websites using Google Chrome; check step-by-step guide
By default, the do not track setting is turned off on systems. Here are the steps to send a Do Not Track request from your devices.
Big Brother is Always Watching: How surveillance in China has grown under Xi Jinping
Chinese leaders have long taken an authoritarian approach to social control. But, since President Xi Jinping took power in 2012, he has squeezed dissent and pre-empted threats to his rule
As Beijing rages over Taiwan, mood on China's streets muted
China's tight grip over the internet, with a massive system of censorship that scrubs posts casting the Communist Party's policies in a negative light, has limited public debate over just how far Beijing should go in its showdown over Taiwan
How tech has become an integral part of industry in the last two years
The work dynamics are constantly changing and technology is at the centre of the evolution process
Countries with the cheapest mobile data: Where does India stand?
India has been placed fifth on the list of cheapest countries for mobile data. While Israel has topped the list with an average cost of one GB data at $0.04, Saint Helena has an astonishing cost of $41.06 per gigabyte
Brijendra Kumar Syngal: The father of Indian Internet wore his nationalism on his sleeve
Syngal, who passed away on 9 July, brought the Internet to India, only the third country in the world to have commercial Internet — much before China
Why developing information processing skills among students in the age of digital education is key
The dynamics in the classroom must change drastically if students are to harness the ‘wild’ wide world web of global information for their productive use
World Day Against Cyber Censorship: Here are some points to keep in mind when using internet
The World Day Against Cyber Censorship, also known as the international day of freedom of expression on the internet, began to be marked in 2008 by Reporters Without Borders along with Amnesty International.
Safer Internet Day 2022: Find out about the theme, history and significance of this special day
On this special day, stakeholders around the world come together to make the internet a safer and better place, especially for children and young people
Meta: Facebook's high-stakes bet to save itself, take control of the internet's future
Zuckerberg argued the name demonstrates the company's commitment to building its "metaverse," a virtual reality version of the internet that would make online experiences — like chatting or attending a concert — feel face-to-face
International Internet Day 2021: From first message ever sent to access in India, all you need to know
The first message exchange through the network was to programmer Bill Duvall at Stanford Research Institute by UCLA professor Leonard Kleinrock and his student and programmer Charley Cline.
How 9/11 made politicians and media turn terrorism into an Islamic issue
Perhaps the most damaging legacy of 9/11, however, has been the homogenisation and Islamisation of the terror threat
Haryana government suspends mobile internet in Karnal ahead of farmers' mahapanchayat
The mobile internet services in Karnal district will remain suspended from 12.30 pm on Monday to Tuesday midnight, according to an order of the Home Department.