Tag "Barack Obama"

Narendra Modi becomes the most followed world leader on social media

By : CIOL Writers

When the United States 44th President Barack Obama ceded the presidency role to new President-elect Donald Trump, some rank-reversal took place on the Twitter platform too. With approximately 81 million followers on Twitter, Barack Obama was the most followed world

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

Message President Obama on Facebook

By : CIOL Writers

Do you want to message President Obama on Facebook, just as you message your friends? If the answer is yes, then now you can. Send a note to President Obama by messaging the White House on Facebook. The White House

“Human on a Chip” program will soon make animal testing redundant

By : CIOL Writers

Animal lovers and right activists have long fought for this and seems like their actions might soon pay off. Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, California are testing technology that replicates vital human tissues on microchips and could soon make

Obama admin may relinquish US Govt.’s control over the Internet

By : CIOL Writers

The US government led by Barack Obama may relinquish its last remaining control over the Internet very soon. The transfer was set in motion two years ago when a Commerce Department agency said it would cede oversight over an obscure,

Attention kid scientists! President wants YOUR ideas

By : Riddhi Sharma

President Obama is always full of surprises. In February he danced with the 107 year DC woman who had had petitioned the White House asking to meet him, saying she thought she’d never live to see a black president. When

Need: A CTO to implement Digital India initiative

MUMBAI, INDIA: A good CTO is essential to make the government function as unified machinery that operates with consistent standards of efficiency, transparency and responsiveness. That is key to realizing maximum governance, minimum government, writes Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP, Rajya Sabha,