Tag "internet"

Only 23pc of parents monitor their kids’ internet activity

By : CIOL Writers

In today’s social media age, there are an array of tools that parents can use to oversee their kids’ online behaviour; however, only 23 percent of parents monitor the internet activity. According to ‘New Family Dynamics in a Connected World’,

TRAI mulling over broadband connectivity via cable TV network

By : CIOL Writers

TRAI Chairman R S Sharma has said that 500 million people can be provided broadband connectivity in a short span of time by leveraging the already present digital cable TV network. “We have made a number of recommendation and our

India’s internet speed is the lowest in APAC at 4.1 Mbps

By : CIOL Writers

According to Akamai Technologies’ Third Quarter 2016 State of the Internet Report, India has 30 percent connections above the 4 Mbps, while the adoption of high speed broadband in India is only 6.6 percent for 10 Mbps and above and 2.6

Global average connection speed up by 14pc but India continues to lag behind

By : CIOL Writers

Global average connection speed increased 14 percent year over year for the second quarter of 2016. However, despite this, India once again had the lowest average connection speeds among surveyed countries in the region at 3.6 Mbps, according to Second

Can Internet influence a healthy lifestyle?

By : CIOL Writers

We see hundreds of health and fashion-centric videos on social media every day that are liked and shared by millions. Surprisingly, these people not just share these videos but also try to learn and implement them in real life, says

SpaceX explosion shatters Zuckerberg’s Internet.org dreams

By : CIOL Writers

When aSpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the launch pad during a test at Cape Canaveral, the explosion destroyed not just some satellite but also Mark Zuckerberg’s efforts at making Internet.org a reality. Though there were no injuries involved, the

Indian Govt may allow WiFi on flights soon

By : CIOL Writers

Indian carriers don’t offer Internet on flights which are often quite frustrating for passengers. But this may soon change for better as the government is considering allowing WiFi on board. Aviation secretary R.N. Choubey on Wednesday said (via Livemint), that

India expected to have 730mn internet users by 2020

By : CIOL Writers

India is expected to have 730 million internet users by 2020, with more than seven out of 10 new users coming from rural areas, according to a new report by The National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSCOM) and

US to hand over its power on the internet to ICANN

By : CIOL Writers

The US will be ceding its powers of the internet’s naming system to a multi-stakeholder body as of October 1, ending the nearly 20-year transfer to a private party, despite Republican ire. The Domain Naming System, DNS, pairs the easy-to-remember

Cognitive offloading: How Google is affecting human memory

By : CIOL Writers

My mom is a year short of 60 but she remembers at least twenty mobile phone numbers of people close to her including me who changes her number almost every year being constantly on the move. Not that, she doesn’t

Facebook testing Express WiFi service in India

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook has launched new paid internet service called Express WiFi that allows India’s mobile phone owners in underserved locations to purchase data from local internet service providers in order to access the internet. A pilot version of the program, in

Free ‘.bharat’ domain name with ‘.in’ purchase

By : CIOL Writers

Recognizing that language is a barrier in attracting new internet users, the government of India will provide complimentary ‘.bharat’ domain name available for one year on the purchase of ‘.in’, in order to create an ecosystem for various modes of

Masaya volcano in Nicaragua to be connected to the internet

By : CIOL Writers

Technology is slowly and steadily bringing every nook of the world in the digital connectivity domain. Scientists are now planning to use this means to gather data to better predict when a volcano will erupt. General Electric (GE) in partnership

16-24 year olds in the UK spend 9hrs each day on the web

By : CIOL Writers

UK’s fixation with the internet has scaled new heights eventually leading to lost sleep, neglected housework and less time spent with friends and family for many. A study by media and telecoms regulator Ofcom named annual Communications Market Report gives

No WhatsApp makes the average teenager rude; No Internet, Anxious

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Internet connectivity is a vital sixth sense for many teenagers. Teens demand constant

PM Narendra Modi cautions citizens about mobile, internet fraud

By : CIOL Writers

Though smartphones and the internet have made everything from grocery shopping to banking easier and convenient,

Wass Up Tech: Facebook flies Solar, VCR dies Solo

Pratima H INDIA: Many things are on their way, some in, some out. The top most

Test flight of Facebook’s internet drone was a success

By : CIOL Writers

Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t want anyone outside his Facebook’s network. For him, this free for all networking

Facebook to pay about $2.2mn to celebrities for live content

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to popularize its Live Video function, Facebook has put together a war chest

Trouble in Kashmir spills over Facebook

By : CIOL Writers

Even as mobile services including the internet has been suspended and newspaper publications banned in Kashmir,