Web

  • Incredible photos of the inside of a tiny house on wheels, complete with attic bedroom, kitchen and bathroom, built by web designer 09-04-2014 02:01 PM

    Web designer Alek Lisefski's 'Tiny Project' is going places. Literally. He builds affordable and sustainable houses on trailers to encourage people to live a simpler, more conscious, debt-free life. He hopes to "help set an example and educate the community about alternative, affordable, more sustainable ways of living."Lisefski, who lives...
  • Wasn't told that 'Main Desh Nahi Mitne Doonga' was BJP's anthem when they asked me to sing it: Sukhwinder Singh 26-03-2014 10:06 AM

    New Delhi: Singer Sukhwinder Singh, who has sung 'Main Desh Nahi Jukhne Doonga', which was recently launched as BJP's party anthem, says he accepted the offer as he was told it was a patriotic song meant to be used in a film. "A song came my way which was positive,...
  • Web hosting company GoDaddy eyes initial public offering: Sources 15-03-2014 01:18 PM

    Web hosting company The GoDaddy Group Inc is preparing for a second run at an initial public offering, according to two people familiar with the matter, as the 2014 tech IPO pipeline continues to grow. GoDaddy, the Internet domain registrar and web host known for its racy ads, would join...
  • Web founder Tim Berners-Lee calls for Internet bill of rights 12-03-2014 06:43 PM

    London: As the Internet turns 25, the inventor of the world wide web has called for a digital bill of rights to protect net users from surveillance and explore principles of privacy and free speech. Tim Berners-Lee said that an online "Magna Carta" is the need of the hour to...
  • World Wide Web turns 25: 10 cultural milestones and inventions older than WWW that changed human life forever 12-03-2014 09:50 AM

    British engineer and computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee, now Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), wrote a proposal in March 1989 for what would finally become the World Wide Web. He presented the paper on March 12, 1989, the day universally marked as the birth of the WWW.On...
  • Explained: The World Wide Web is turning 25 and not the Internet 12-03-2014 07:34 AM

    Most people tend to treat the Internet and the Web as synonymous. They, in fact while being related, are not. Internet refers to the vast networking infrastructure that connects millions of computers across the world and the World Wide Web is the worldwide collection of text pages, digital photographs, music...
  • 25 years of the World Wide Web: Top 10 interesting WWW facts 11-03-2014 08:18 PM

    New Delhi: Today, you are able to access numerous webpages through a Web browser over the Internet. You use Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, Google and many other websites often to get information, stay in touch with people and remain updated. Most of us heavily rely on the Internet, and the power...
  • Review: Twitter's new profile redesign is bloated but rich in information 17-02-2014 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: A few days ago Mashable assistant features editor Matt Petronzio spotted a major overhaul of his Twitter profile page and this morning it was my turn to be surprised with a super-sized Twitter profile. I would have thought it to be some CSS error, if I wasn't already...
  • Mozilla to start selling ads on Firefox browser 13-02-2014 08:38 AM

    San Francisco: Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox Internet browser, will start selling ads as it tries to grab a larger slice of the fast-expanding online advertising market. The company said in a blog posting on Tuesday that it has reached out to potential corporate sponsors about its fledgling "Directory...
  • Google to pay $17 million to settle Safari privacy case 19-11-2013 11:05 AM

    San Francisco: Google is paying $17 million to 37 states and the District of Columbia to make amends for the Internet search leader's snooping on millions of people using Safari Web browsers in 2011 and 2012. The settlement announced Monday stems from a technological loophole that enabled Google's DoubleClick advertising...
  • Yahoo again beats Google in US Web visitors in September 22-10-2013 04:02 PM

    New York: For the third month in a row, more Americans visited Yahoo's websites than Google's, according to comScore Inc.'s Internet traffic data for September. The research firm said Monday that Yahoo Inc.'s websites had 197.8 million unique US visitors last month, while Google's had 191.4 million. Yahoo was ahead...
  • India is opposed to any control on Internet: Kapil Sibal 16-10-2013 10:22 AM

    New Delhi: India is opposed to any control on internet in the name of cyber security, said Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal. "We have an inter-governmental committee in the United Nations that is trying to seek to resolve this (cyber security) issue through some kind of government control which, I think,...
  • Facebook to show users less unwanted ads in newsfeed 28-09-2013 11:06 AM

    San Francisco: Facebook newsfeeds will contain fewer ads for products or services that users are not interested in, Facebook Inc said, announcing changes in advertising policy. It was the Web company's latest effort to refine the newsfeed ads that have become more important to its business. "When deciding which ad...
  • Google takes Chrome Apps beyond the browser, emulates installed software 07-09-2013 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: With its Chrome web browser first introduced five years ago Google has unseated Internet Explorer and now it is striving to venture deeper into the user's computing needs with a new kind of Chrome Apps that would work more like the other software installed on your computer. The...
  • Instagram, Vine, other websites using Amazon Web Services go down 26-08-2013 06:17 AM

    New York: Amazon's unit that runs Web servers for other companies had problems Sunday that coincided with outages or slowdowns on several popular websites. AirBnB says its site was one of those affected. Other services that were slow or unavailable included Instagram and Twitter's Vine video-sharing application. Online home rental...
  • Yahoo shares climb after report of beating Google in US Web traffic 23-08-2013 12:13 PM

    New York: For the first time in more than two years, more Americans visited Yahoo's websites than Google's, according to comScore's Internet traffic data for July. The research firm said Wednesday that Yahoo's websites saw 196.6 million unique US visitors last month, while Google's sites had 192.3 million. The last...
  • FBI probes nude photo extortion of Miss Teen USA 17-08-2013 02:11 AM

    The FBI is investigating allegations that the newly crowned Miss Teen USA was the victim of someone who hacked into a webcam in her Southern California bedroom several months ago in an attempt to extort nude photographs from her. Agents believe they have identified the person behind the alleged "sextortion"...
  • PirateBay launches PirateBrowser to help circumvent censorship 12-08-2013 06:16 PM

    New Delhi: Torrent index PirateBay marked its 10th birthday with the release of PirateBrowser, a Web browser to help circumvent censorship and Internet blockades. The PirateBrowser is a pre-configured Firefox portable browser bundled with a Tor client and includes the FoxyProxy, a proxy management addon. It also includes custom configurations...
  • Indian startup Chumbak exploits the web to create a niche market 04-07-2013 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: Gone are the days when startups would take years to get visibility and prosper. Today, a startup can easily reach out to hundreds of thousands people and flourish without having to spend a huge sum - but only if it knows how to make the best use of...
  • Sibal stresses on the need to protect personal information online 02-07-2013 03:05 PM

    Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday stressed on the need to protect personal information and sovereign data online, while speaking at the launch of the National Cyber Security Policy in New Delhi. ...
  • Father of Web Tim Berners-Lee scolds 'hypocritical' West over spying 27-06-2013 01:12 PM

    London: The British inventor of the World Wide Web accused Western governments of hypocrisy in spying on the Internet while lecturing repressive leaders across the world for doing exactly the same. Tim Berners-Lee, a London-born computer scientist who invented the Web in 1989 as the Berlin Wall crumbled, said the...
  • Google aims to simplify the Web for Indian users 18-06-2013 10:35 AM

    Chandigarh: Google India launched a campaign which is aimed at simplifying the web for the country's internet users. "The objective of the campaign is to help simplify the Web for Indian users, showing how they can get instant answers to their most common queries," Sandeep Menon, Director, Marketing, Google India,...
  • Unacceptable if US violating Indian privacy laws: India 12-06-2013 04:20 AM

    New Delhi: India said on Tuesday it would be "unacceptable" if it is discovered that Indian laws on privacy have been violated by the surveillance launched on web users worldwide by the US National Security Agency (NSA). "If it is discovered that Indian laws relating to privacy of information of...
  • The elusive search for the first ever Web page 11-06-2013 03:09 PM

    For the European physicists who created the World Wide Web, preserving its history is as elusive as unlocking the mysteries of how the universe began. The scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known by its French acronym CERN, are searching for the first Web page. It was at...
  • Online censorship: SC to hear plea against govt action 15-05-2013 01:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea seeking to restrain government authorities from taking any coercive action against anyone for posting alleged objectionable comments on social networking sites. An application was filed before the apex court seeking its direction to the authorities not to take...
  • The world's first website is now back 01-05-2013 04:23 PM

    New Delhi: On the 20th birth anniversary of the World Wide Web, CERN, a European research organisation near Geneva, has announced to preserve some of the digital assets that are associated with the birth of the web. The URL to the world's first website - info.cern.ch - has already been...
  • World Wide Web turns 20: Top 10 interesting facts about the Web 01-05-2013 02:24 PM

    New Delhi: Today, you are able to access numerous webpages through a web browser over the Internet. You use Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, Google and many other websites often to get information, stay in touch with people and remain updated. Most of us heavily rely on the Internet, and the power...
  • Web-based programmes for weight loss 29-04-2013 10:31 AM

    Washington: Web-based programmes are the new effective measures in weight loss and weight management, according to a study. Weight loss is a topic of concern for nearly 36 per cent of Americans who are considered obese. There are many barriers that can interfere with weight loss. For those attending face-to-face...
  • Oracle fixes 42 holes in Java to revive security confidence 17-04-2013 10:09 AM

    San Francisco: Oracle Corp released a major security update on Tuesday for the version of Java programming language that runs inside Web browsers to make it a less popular target for hackers. The patch fixes 42 vulnerabilities within Java, including "the vast majority" of those that have been rated as...
  • BSNL launches first wi-fi network module for cars 03-04-2013 11:42 PM

    Indore: In a development which is probably the first of its kind in the country, BSNL's Indore division on Wednesday launched a wi-fi technology module for cars which will enable people to use Internet while they are travelling. A wi-fi technology module which costs around Rs 5000 to Rs 6000...