Karnataka in ‘impromptu’ pact with WEF for ‘Centre for internet of ethical things’

Karnataka signed an agreement with the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos to start “Centre for Internet of ethical things” to provide a competitive and level playing field for investors and industrialists. […]

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Internet restored in Jammu and Kashmir with riders

The internet ban in Jammu and Kashmir has been lifted but with terms and conditions. Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal said in a press statement that broadband and 2G mobile internet services have been restored […]

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China internet rules call for algorithms that recommend ‘positive’ content

China is once more tightening its grip on internet content, and this time algorithms are in the spotlight. The Cyberspace Administration of China has published upcoming rules that dictate how internet companies manage content, including […]

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Internet curb in Kashmir Valley due to aggressive anti-India social media posts from Pak: Centre

The restrictions on the internet was imposed on August 5. (File photo) The restrictions on the internet in Jammu and Kashmir has been imposed to check aggressive anti-India social media posts being […]

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Internet services restored in J&K for 100 subscribers for business purposes

The tourism sector in Jammu and Kashmir has also been one of the worst-hit because of the blanket ban on internet services. (Image for representation: Reuters) After more than three months of complete […]

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The internet wasn’t always a hellscape. I know how to go back to its glory days.

In 2019, many of us look at the internet and see a desolate, joyless wasteland. There are several reasons for this: a news cycle that feels like riding a Tilt-A-Whirl in hell; […]

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1 in 3 Americans polled can’t explain how the internet works

A survey of 1,000 people in the US from HighSpeedInternet.com found that some were hard-pressed to explain the internet and related tech topics. Technology has pervaded all of our lives in so […]

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Lebanon plans to charge a fee for internet voice calls

If you’re planning a trip to Beirut, you might want to think carefully about starting an internet phone call. Lebanon’s cabinet has agreed to implement a 20-cent daily fee for VoIP calls across a […]

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Journalists in Kashmir unhappy with restrictions on internet, mobile services

Many English and Urdu newspapers have not been published since the restrictions were imposed. (Photo: AP) With no internet and mobile services in Kashmir for over 40 days now, journalists in the […]

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IoT security: Now dark web hackers are targeting internet-connected gas pumps

Cyber criminals are increasingly turning their attention to hacking Internet of Things devices as connected products proliferate – and there’s one smart device in particular that is catching hackers’ attention. While routers remain the […]

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