CoWIN app quirks show just how Phase 4 of India's vaccination programme excludes entire class of Indians
The vaccination process for people aged 18 to 45 years shows how the use of technology, backed by the wrong policy and implementation design can lead to large-scale exclusion
When this is over, what will the internet be? Inequities in access thrown into sharper relief by coronavirus outbreak
India has 451 million active internet users, second only to China. A solid 66 million of these are between 5 and 11 years old. This is the kind of data point that puts a gleam in the eyes of tech bros who think that India’s education crisis can be solved with a mobile phone in the hand of every child.
Turk Telekom confirmed that it had been hit by a cyber attack but did not specify who was carrying out the attack.
CAB protests in Assam: Authorities relax curfew in Guwahati from 9 am to 4 pm but offices remain shut
The curfew, imposed in Guwahati amid protests against the amended Citizenship Act, was relaxed on Saturday from 9 am to 4pm, police said
Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Internet ban in parts of North East tantamount to muzzling voices of dissent
The Citizenship Amendment Act seeks to amend, among other things, the criteria for illegal immigrants
Internet access for all citizens should be free — unmonitored, uncensored, and uninterrupted.
SpaceX said that it will take 24 launches to provide the rest of the world with an internet connection.
Living with limited internet access is one thing. Living with zero internet access is quite another.
TRAI comes out in full support of net neutrality, issues recommendations against the discriminatory treatment of content
TRAI has issued its recommendations on net neutrality, which seek to restrict any kind of discrimination to internet access.
Internet expansion in Africa is helping grassroot opposition movements; rulers' want to pull off the plug
“Africa is becoming a new testing ground for authoritarian practices online,” said Francois Patuel, West Africa researcher at Amnesty International.
CBSE board sees censorship and digital surveillance as key to promoting safe internet use in schools
The CBSE board has issued a circular that sets standards and guidelines for the creation of a safe environment in which students can use IT.
Internet at 24,000 feet: Here's how Honeywell plans to bring high-speed broadband to passenger aircraft
In partnership with Inmarsat and iridium, Honeywell demoed a mechanism for bringing high-speed Wi-Fi to any aircraft hurtling through the skies at high speed
More and more customers want internet access and will choose the flights with Wi-Fi connection over the flights that do not provide internet access.
Express Wi-Fi, is pure business and it is Facebook's idea to allow more users in "underserved locations" to hop online.
If you have been buying internet access from your local cable guy, you really need to call up and check if they are licensed by the government to do so.
Tim Berners-Lee: Data privacy, fake news and political advertising are the bane of the World Wide Web
28 years, later, what does Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the world wide web, think of his creation? Here's what he has to say.
India ranks 36th in the Internet inclusiveness; but no.1 for policy in the Readiness category says report
India ranked 36th among 75 nations in Internet inclusiveness based on factors like availability, affordability and policies for access, a Facebook-Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report said yesterday. However, India is ranked joint first for policy in the Readiness category, with Japan and Malaysia, it added. The top countries in the tally included Singapore, Sweden, the US, the UK and Japan.
It’s official, India will be the first country in the world where Google will deploy Google Station. It’s a fast Wi-Fi initiative that aims to bring high-speed internet access to public areas.
UCWeb, a subsidiary of China’s Alibaba group, is looking to make inroads in India by offering subsidised or even free internet access to Indians.