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  • Google revolutionises its search 15 hours 46 minutes ago

    San Francisco: Google search on Tuesday will start factoring in how easy websites are to read on smartphones or tablet computers, underlining the changing way people surf the Internet. The web titan said that the 'mobile-friendliness' of websites will be a factor in ranking results to online searches done using mobile...
  • Why #ZameenWapsi could well lead to #CongressWapsi Yesterday

    After the 16th of May 2014, the BJP with its massive tally of 282 seats, have been betraying a sense of confidence, sometimes even trespassing the fine line that separates confidence from arrogance. Even the drubbing received in the Delhi elections, hadn't dented their spirit. But lately it seems,...
  • Congress launches website zameenwapsi.com to counter BJP's claims about Land Acquisition Bill Yesterday

    New Delhi: Amidst protests over the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, Congress on Saturday launched a website 'zameenwapsi.com' to counter Bharatiya Janata Party's claims regarding the proposedjxc legislation. The website will have all the information regarding Land Bill 2013 version piloted by the Congress and the 2015 one which the BJP-led NDA...
  • Procedures on complaints against judges on SC website 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The "in-house" procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking "suitable remedial" actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts has been put in public domain. The apex court registry put...
  • Procedures on complaints against judges on Supreme Court website 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The "in-house" procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking "suitable remedial" actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts was on Thursday put in public domain. The apex court registry...
  • Xiaomi launches Mi India online store; to sell accessories for now March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched its web store in India. The company is selling only accessories for now on its Mi India website. Xiaomi has been selling its mobile devices under its partnership with Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart and has garnered popularity in the Indian consumer market...
  • Google opens first 'digital garage' to help small firms fix Web problems March 15, 2015

    Leeds: Google on Friday launched its first "digital garage", a multi-million pound project it said would help 200,000 small British businesses harness the Internet to grow. The US company, which has been under fire in Europe for its dominance in search and other digital services, said last month it would train...
  • Weekend Reading List: Why URLs won't die to 10 ways in which Google Play is better than Apple's App Store March 14, 2015

    It's weekend and finally we have some time to catch up on the good things we missed during a busy week. Below is a little list of eight read-worthy articles on other websites that we came across during the week. Why URLs won't die: Like it or not, the URL is...
  • National Cyber Safety and Security Standards is ready to help government block porn sites March 7, 2015

    Tamil Nadu: The National Cyber Safety and Security Standards is ready with the 'schematics' that would help government block all porn websites which are mainly responsible for crimes against women, Dr S Amarprasad Reddy, Additional Director General, NCSSS, on Saturday said. There were three crore porn websites and recently the Supreme...
  • China shuts down 65 dating, matchmaking websites for obscenity February 20, 2015

    Beijing:China's Internet watchdog has shut down 65 dating and other match-making websites for allegedly spreading obscene content. "These websites allowed registration with false names,leaked customers' information, connived some users' fraud and spread obscene and lascivious content," the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said. "The circumstances were serious and the impact was terrible,"...
  • China shuts 65 'obscene and lascivious' dating, matchmaking websites February 17, 2015

    Beijing: China's Internet regulator has shut 65 dating and other match-making websites after accusing them of spreading obscene content and allowing registration with false names, Xinhua state news agency said on Tuesday. Sites closed included ones with names like "Get a one-night stand" and "Playing with you net", Xinhua said, citing...
  • Delhi Metro to go paperless, launches website to put up digitised official documents February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking a step towards going paperless, Delhi Metro on Monday launched a website where it will put up digitised official documents for their long term preservation and easy retrieval by staffers. The website, developed and security audited by the National Informatics Centre (NIC), will be hosted by the NIC...
  • Maharashtra government to create website for 'missing' kids staying at borstals February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Aiming to make easier the identification of 'missing' children across the state, the Maharashtra government is mulling to create a website where details of such inmates along with their photographs will be uploaded so that they can be reunited with their families. The website, which is yet to get...
  • One more arrest in fake PMO website case January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after the arrest of the mastermind of the fake website of Prime Minister's Office, one more person has been arrested in connection with the case, police said on Monday. The accused Snehangshu Jana (31), a resident of Howrah in West Bengal, was arrested on Sunday. "Jana...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha January 18, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on 'Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2015', Goa Minister's 'curing' LGBT remark, Sunanda Pushakar death case and the government unblocks 32 websites that had 'jihadi content'. ...
  • Government unblocks 32 websites as they promise to cooperate, remove 'jehadi' content January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has ordered unblocking of all the 32 websites that were being used by terrorists after these sites promised to cooperate with the authorities and removed 'jehadi' content. "Order was issued on Thursday to unblock all 32 websites that were blocked following complaint of Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS)...
  • A new era for Sri Lanka as government vows end to repression January 12, 2015

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's new government promised a tolerant new era of religious harmony and political freedom for the Indian Ocean island nation after years of mounting repression under the decade-old regime defeated in an election on Friday. In an address to the nation on Sunday, President Maithripala Sirisena vowed to put...
  • Government unblocks 32 websites as they promise to cooperate January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has ordered unblocking of all the 32 websites that were being used by terrorists after these sites promised to cooperate with the authorities and removed 'jehadi' content. "Order was issued on Thursday to unblock all 32 websites that were blocked following complaint...
  • Planning Commission webiste archived, NITI Aayog to launch its own soon January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: After replacing it with NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India), the government has archived the website of the erstwhile Planning Commission while the new body will launch its own website in a few days. NITI Aayog made this announcement on Twitter, a preferred...
  • Government blocks websites carrying anti-India content from Islamic State January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Government has blocked 32 websites citing national security concerns, as they were allegedly carrying anti-India material from terror groups such as ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). "We have blocked some websites, as there were serious national security concerns," a government official. ...
  • CPM's youth wing launches matrimonial website December 21, 2014

    In its campaign to tackle communalism, the youth wing of CPI(M), the Democratic Youth Federation of India, has come up with a matrimonial website for those willing to overlook caste and religion. ...
  • CPM's youth wing launches matrimonial website to promote 'secular' marriages December 18, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: CPI-M's youth wing, Democratic Youth Federation of India, has launched a matrimonial website exclusively to promote 'secular' marriages. The website, "www.secularmarriage.com," will function as a unique platform for liberal-minded people to find their partners irrespective of caste, creed and religion, DYFI sources said. The site, launched by celebrity couple--director Ashiq Abu...
  • Small businesses to rule e-commerce December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: E-commerce has changed a lot of the ways that companies do business. E-commerce with all new eras, advances in technology have forced businesses to evolve, creating new ways of doing business and new rules for conducting business. The internet revolution has come a long way as far as promoting...
  • Pirate Bay taken down after police raid; other file-sharing websites also offline December 10, 2014

    Bengaluru: Popular Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was taken down after Swedish police seized servers and computers from a server room in Stockholm. "We had a crackdown on a server room in Greater Stockholm because of a copyright infringement, and yes it was Pirate Bay," Paul Pinter, national coordinator, intellectual...
  • SC slams Centre over arrests for posting 'objectionable comments' on social media December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday did not agree with the contention of the Centre that arrests of some persons for allegedly posting objectionable comments on social websites were "stray incidents", saying that even if they were aberrations, they were "brazen" and "grave". The counsel for the Centre told a...
  • Saradha gone, website remains December 2, 2014

    Kolkata: The Saradha Group went bust over a year ago but its web site, which lured unsuspecting poor people into investing in its chit fund schemes and deprived them of their hard-earned savings, still exists. The website www.saradhagroup.biz can be accessed on the Internet. It begins with a message: "Saradha Group...
  • Explained: All that you wanted to know about 4Chan November 8, 2014

    San Francisco: So, what exactly is 4Chan? 4chan's roots date back to a pre-Facebook age of the Internet, where anonymity ruled and rules were few to come by. Hackers deposited nude celebrity photos on the site over the summer. It's also the birthplace of the hacker collective Anonymous, along with countless...
  • Andhra Pradesh launches portal to collate data on cyclone Hudhud damages October 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Aiming to leverage the power of technology, the Andhra Pradesh government has launched a web portal to collate and analyse data on the damages caused by the devastating cyclone Hudhud in coastal Andhra. The portal www.hudhud.ap.gov.in will facilitate collation and analysis of damages and it will be used by all...
  • Restaurant accuses Yelp of extortion, asks for terrible reviews in protest October 13, 2014

    San Francisco: First the chefs of a small Italian restaurant got mad at online review site Yelp. Instead of trying to get better reviews, they decided to take a different approach: get terrible ones. The campaign helped Botte Bistro get a rating of one out of five stars, as more than...
  • User history makes websites more interactive: Study October 12, 2014

    Washington: Small cues that display a user's transaction history may help a website feel almost as interactive as chatting with an online customer service agent, paving the way for more cost-effective websites, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found. "One of the challenges with online interactivity is trying to imbue...