Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Internet

Opinion: Twin dangers to internet

Threat of total consolidation and attempts to challenge the status quo, particularly by Russia and China, could destabilise internet

17.84Mbps is average mobile internet download speed in India

The Internet speeds in India continue to witness an upward trend, taking the country to 70th (+3) and 122nd (+6) position in the global internet speed ranking based on fixed broadband and mobile download speeds

Sundar Pichai warns about threats to internet freedom in countries

Google's boss said that "many countries are restricting the flow of information, and the model is often taken for granted."

Facebook expands affordable, fast internet access in India

ISPs will use Facebook Connectivity's Express Wi-Fi platform to launch public Wi-Fi hotspots across Bengaluru and several cities in Punjab

India’s active Internet population to hit 900M by 2025: Report

While internet users grew by 4 per cent in urban India -- reaching 323 million users (67 per cent of urban population) in 2020, digital adoption continues to be propelled by rural India, clocking 13 per cent growth

Here’s how you can tackle fake information during the pandemic

With Covid-19 cases rising every day, misleading information doing rounds on social media is on the rise

COVID: SC warns against silencing people raising grievances on internet

The observations assume significance in view the recent decision of the Uttar Pradesh administration to prosecute people under the National Security Act.

Mozilla, Internet Society flag concerns over new social media rules

The new rules for intermediaries, announced last week, are aimed at addressing concerns like lack of grievance redressal, fake news and online safety of users amid rampant misuse of social media platforms

Zoom gaffe girl #Shweta is now subject of meme song

It all began on Thursday when Shweta forgot to mute a Zoom call she was on, while attending a personal call on the side.

Official digital currency, other crypto assets can coexist: IAMAI

Fiat digital currency serves a totally different purpose than the other crypto currencies in India and both of them can co-exist, IAMAI said.

MHA extends suspension of internet in Delhi’s protests sites till Tuesday night

The decision has been taken to 'maintain public safety and averting public emergency' under Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Public Emergency or Public Safety) Rules 2017.

Meet the ‘gem’ of TCS iON IntelliGem

"Last year when I couldn't make it to the list of finalists, I asked one of the judges where I went wrong. They told me that since I was afraid, I fumbled here and there. So, this time I just enjoyed the process," Devi said.

Govt orders internet shutdown in areas close to farmers protest sites in Delhi

According to a Department of Telecom spokesperson, internet shutdown order has been invoked by the local law and order administration and not by the department.

Google Drive becomes a goldmine for pirated, explicit content

Apart from thousands of porn videos, at least 25,000-30,000 links are likely sharing illegal content like malware, software, movies, games and what not. One can search such links in Google Drive at ease. Just do a search and download at will

Give TDS relief to small sellers on e-commerce platforms: IAMAI

"Reducing TDS will help achieve the tax trail without creating the unintended cash-flow concerns," the IAMAI said in a statement.

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