internet

Illegal telephone exchanges in Kerala posing threat to national security, finds probe

Rackets use foreign servers to operate exchanges, making it impossible to track users

published on : 15th August 2022

Security firm finds flaws in Indian online insurance broker

Digital experts say a data protection law is necessary for India where financial fraud and data leaks are rampant. Its absence has exacerbated privacy concerns in the country.

published on : 10th August 2022

Hindu nationalists push boycott of Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha'

The Internet is awash with clips from a 2015 interview when Khan expressed a growing "sense of fear" and that he and his then-wife discussed leaving India.

published on : 5th August 2022

Tiger Global sells 2.34 per cent stake in Zomato

Ride-hailing app Uber had also offloaded 61.2 crore shares of Zomato for Rs 3,088 crore through an open market transaction.

published on : 4th August 2022

Taiwan govt websites attacked during Pelosi visit

Officials have said Taiwanese government agencies face around five million cyber-attacks and probes a day. Taipei has accused Beijing of ramping up cyber attacks since the 2016 presidential election.

published on : 4th August 2022

The cat game everyone’s talking about

The game introduces us to the world of the humanoid robots, who are initially very scared of the cat. The cat reminds them of ‘Zurks’, the main enemy in the game: they look cute but are a lethal.

published on : 1st August 2022

Sunday reset to start the week: A guide to better mental health   

Before heading out to face another stressful week, it is necessary to slow down and empty your physical and mental space.

published on : 31st July 2022

Bengaluru-based MedTel Healthcare tie up with EzeRx startup to develop zero blood health kits

As part of the agreement, the two firms will develop IoMT based zero blood health kits for heart, lungs, diabetes, renal, dental, liver and eye conditions.

published on : 25th July 2022

Hyderabad ACP Prasad shares tips on how not to fall prey to cybercriminals

In a conversation with Priya Rathnam, ACP KVM Prasad, who heads the Cyber Crime Unit of Hyderabad police, shares some tips on how to use the internet safely.

published on : 25th July 2022

Twitter, in Musk fight, posts USD 270 million quarterly loss

Twitter argued in court that Musk’s actions and his “repeated disparagement of Twitter and its personnel” created uncertainty that harmed Twitter’s business operations, employees and stock price.

published on : 22nd July 2022

ICMR to map dating apps, internet soliciting to align AIDS campaign with changing sexual behaviour

The ICMR, NARI and World Health Organisation (WHO) now have developed guidelines for mapping, size estimation and risk behaviour surveys among key population groups in virtual space.

published on : 9th July 2022

Indian Railways to install AI-enabled Video Surveillance System at 756 railway stations in the country

The official source said that the remaining stations will be covered in phase 2 of implementation in order to ensure foolproof electronic surveillance for the safety and security of passengers.

published on : 7th July 2022

Live near a ration shop? Get wi-fi connection at fair price soon

According to the Union government guidelines, earnings generated through Wi-Fi hotspot will be credited to the ration shop or cooperative society to which the shop is attached.

published on : 3rd July 2022

India needs to equal China on supercomputing capabilities: Outgoing NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Kant said that NITI Aayog had come out with a strategy paper on AI in 2018 itself, making India among the first countries to look at using the emerging technologies for social good.

published on : 28th June 2022

Indians made Rs 44.68 lakh crore mobile transactions in first quarter of 2022

A total of Rs 44.68 lakh crore was transacted through mobile and Rs 163.53 lakh crore was transacted through the internet in the first quarter of this year.

published on : 28th June 2022

Cloudflare outage: Several websites across globe were knocked offline due to network configuration error

Retail investors in India faced a difficult time placing buy and sell orders on these discount broking platforms due to the outage, especially on a day when the market witnessed a sharp rally.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Cyber crimes to rise in future with easily-accessible internet, says Amit Shah

He said that while misuse of the cyber space was not new, challenges such as malware attacks, data theft, online fraud, child pornography have grown manifold. 

published on : 21st June 2022

After violent protests in Haryana's Palwal over Agnipath scheme, Internet suspended in Ballabhgarh

This is issued to prevent any disturbance of peace and public order in the jurisdiction of Sub Division Ballabgarh of district Faridabad and shall be in force for next 24 hours with immediate effect.

published on : 17th June 2022

Exploring nostalgia

Rohit Swain, a well-known comedian from the city, shares his memories of Internet Explorer and how it was one of the most expensive things to use back then.

published on : 16th June 2022

End of an ‘e’ra

The Internet Explorer was first released in 1995 as part of the add-on package for the Windows 95 operating system whic h is retiring after 27 years of service.

published on : 15th June 2022
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