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Google to add auto delete for location, web history
Fri, May 03, 2019
If you have been manually wiping off traces of your whereabouts on the internet or in real life, Google is introducing a new tool to automate the process. Google announced its new auto-delete controls for location history and ‘Web & App’ activity to make data management easier. Simply choose a time limit for your activity data, from three months to 18 months, and any older than that will be automatically deleted on an ongoing basis. The feature will be rolled out to the masses in the coming weeks.
How free Wi-Fi at coffee shop can put you in soup
Mon, Mar 25, 2019
For professionals and tourists alike, connecting to a public Wi-Fi is a boon keeping the high roaming data cost in mind.
India's happiness ranking drops to 140; Still Behind Pakistan, China
Fri, Mar 22, 2019
According to this year's UN World Happiness Report, Indians are not as happy in 2019 as they were in 2018 and the country figures at 140th place, seven spots down from last year. Watch full video to know more.
Online misuse: Reliance Jio differs, but industry flags concerns over proposed IT rule changes
Thu, Feb 07, 2019
In its comments submitted to the IT Ministry, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has said that objectives of the amendments being proposed are "unclear" and has requested the government to initiate a stakeholder's consultation on the issue.
Aapki Khabar Aapka Fayda: Know how to keep your data secure on internet
Tue, Feb 05, 2019
In this segment of Aapki Khabar Aapka Fayda, know how to keep your data secure on internet a amidst cyber crime. Watch the video to know more.
Internet now has 333.8 mn domain names
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Global leader in domain names and Internet security VeriSign on Tuesday announced that the first quarter of 2018 saw approximately 1.4 million domain name registrations, taking their total number to approximately 333.8 million across all top-level domains (TLDs).
In-flight Wi-Fi: Flyers may have to pay between Rs 500-Rs 1,000 to make calls, surf
Thu, May 03, 2018
Domestic airlines expect that flyers, if they use internet services over Indian territory, would have to pay anything between Rs 500 to Rs 1000 on flights for a period lasting 3 to 60 minutes. Although in-flight Wi-Fi services are yet to be introduced in the country, the countries that have provided these facilities charge about 4.5 dollars (Rs 350) for using 10 mb internet data.
Internet shutdown cost Indian economy $3 bn from 2012-17: Study
Thu, Apr 26, 2018
The Indian economy is estimated to have suffered a loss of USD 3 billion due to Internet shutdown in the country from 2012-17, according to a study by ICRIER.
Facebook brings video chat to Messenger Lite for people with older devices
Thu, Mar 08, 2018
Facebook has introduced video chat in Messenger Lite, a slimmed down version of Messenger for Android intended for people with older devices and/or slower Internet connections. Messenger Lite is under 10MB, making it fast to install and quick to start up. It offers core messaging capabilities lik
India ranks 47th when It comes to inclusive internet: Facebook
Tue, Feb 27, 2018
Compromised by low usage and poor quality, India is ranked 47th out of 86 countries when it comes to inclusive Internet and connectivity for all, a Facebook report said on Monday.
Online maturity of Indian Internet users vary
Tue, Jan 02, 2018
A majority of the Indian internet population is already using some services online, said a report.
Security in Internet of Things ecosystem to be of prime focus in 2018: Experts
Tue, Dec 26, 2017
Amid a rise in cyber attacks across the world, ensuring the security of devices linked to the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem will be a key focus of companies in 2018, say experts. The IoT is a growing network of inter-connected devices that can be accessed through the Internet.
Keeping internet open right way forward for India: TRAI
Sat, Dec 16, 2017
Telecom regulator TRAI today strongly defended its stance on net neutrality, asserting that keeping the internet open and free is the "right way" forward for India.
Airtel slashes 4G Hotspot price to Rs 999
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Airtel has officially slashed the price of its 4G Hotspot by 50%.
Global Internet users to reach 3.47 billion in 2017
Thu, Dec 07, 2017
The number of Internet users in India is expected to reach 450-465 million, said the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and market research firm IMRB International. The report said overall Internet penetration in India was currently around 31 per cent.
Google unveils new India-first products to connect next billion
Tue, Dec 05, 2017
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Digital India to create Internet access to all, says Manoj Sinha
Thu, Nov 30, 2017
Union Minister of State for Communication Manoj Sinha today emphasised that the core of Digital India was to create Internet access to every citizen and BharatNet intends to connect all six lakh villages.
Alibaba prices 5-tranche $7 billion dollar bond amid strong demand
Thu, Nov 30, 2017
Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has priced a $7 billion multi-tranche bond issue after a blowout response allowed the borrower to tighten pricing across all maturities, according to a term sheet seen by Reuters.
TRAI will have another round of talks on OTT issue, says Sunil Mittal
Wed, Nov 29, 2017
Bharti Airtel chairman said this in the wake of the TRAI's recommendation on prohibiting the Internet service providers from making any discrimination in traffic while providing web access by either blocking or throttling some apps, websites and services or by offering fast lanes to others.
Reliance Jio effect: Wifi Dabba offers 100MB data for Rs 2, 500MB for Rs 5
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
A new kind of network offering high speed internet to its customers at cheap prices of Rs 2 and Rs 5 has begun operations in Bengaluru.