INTERNET

  • Wifi in Ghaziabad's Tilla Shahbazpur village makes life easy for its residents Yesterday

    Even As Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's promise to make the national capital a Wifi zone remains unfulfilled, a small village, 8 kilometres away from the city, couldn't wait any longer. Tilla Shahbazpur in Ghaziabad isn't not an average village. There are 2700 smartphones using Wifi. Tilla has a Wifi zone...
  • Over 1 million write to TRAI over net neutrality, deadline to submit views ends tonight Yesterday

    The conversation around net neutrality is only growing louder as the deadline to submit objections to to the TRAIs controversial move to monito internet traffic expires on Friday. Barely 4 weeks after this controversial consultation paper was released on their website, more than a million internet users have created an...
  • Watch: Kushan Mitra talk about net neutrality April 14, 2015

    "The entire backlash got from a majority of people, internet users to buy stuff on Flipkart is what persuaded Flipkart to take this stand. Becasue at the end of the day money talks and 3000 people who have signed up on the internet stop buying from Flipkart that effects their...
  • Net Neutrality: Will TRAI note your concerns to save the internet? April 13, 2015

    In less than two weeks the internet is likely to go through a major transition in India. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come up with a plan to regulate internet services -- mainly the over the top services like WhatsApp, Viber, Skype. The TRAI consultation paper has...
  • What will change if there is no net neutrality? April 13, 2015

    The idea of net neutrality or free and equal Internet to all has garnered wide attention from across the globe. While countries like the US, Chile, Netherlands and Brazil have already adopted Net Neutrality that doesn't allow discrimination of Internet content or charge users differently based on the content, site,...
  • Twitter abuzz as SC strikes down 66A of IT Act, quashes ban on free press March 24, 2015

    The Supreme Court has struck down the validity of the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act. The section had given police powers to arrest anyone for sending offensive messages from mobiles and computers with up to 3 years in jail. ...
  • Meet Vinton Cerf, the 'Father' of the internet January 11, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Chief Evangelist at Google, Vinton Cerf who know as the Father of the internet, said, "India is extremely energetic about making Information Technology." ...
  • Soon we will be bigger than the US in terms of connected users: Google India MD December 12, 2014

    After Google's partnership with the government to build a digital India, lots of new online initiatives are being taken. Google India MD Rajan Anandan said,"At the end of this month India will cross 300 million internet users and over the next year, we are going to be significantly bigger...
  • Bangalore: 'Guidelines' on snooping on students mere recommendation, says official November 9, 2014

    Speaking on the controversial guidelines to south Bangalore colleges over snooping on students, the Secretary of pre-University principal's association, Manjunath told CNN-IBN, "These are not guidelines, these are merely recommendation. We are not monitoring internet activities of students every time. Its just only when they are inside college premises." ...
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg wants to make internet affordable for all October 9, 2014

    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg wants to make internet accessible and affordable for all. "We need to implement basic free internet plans for everyone. India needs to adopt the internet even more. Connectivity to the internet should be a fundamental right," said Zuckerberg. ...
  • Has e-commerce hit the business of traditional retailers? October 6, 2014

    Discounts are perhaps not new for e-commerce giants. But now they've taken it to the next level with prices hitting a rock bottom. These websites have hit the business of traditional retailers. Shylaja Varma checks out how e-commerce is burning a hole in their pockets and what the customer really...
  • 30 Minutes: Going Viral September 21, 2014

    With internet becoming the new television, platforms like YouTube has opened up a new vista of entertainment for people of all ages. ...
  • India will have 500 million Internet users by 2017, says Google top official September 17, 2014

    Google India chief Rajan Anandan is confident that India will have 500 million Internet users by 2017. Speaking at CNBCTV 18's Young Turks Conclave, he said that the Internet market in India is waiting to explode. He is also betting big on the ecommerce story. ...
  • Gmail passwords leaked: How safe is internet usage in India? September 12, 2014

    As a list of nearly 5 million combinations of Gmail addresses and passwords was made available to the public online on Tuesday, India comes to terms with developing a more stringent cyber policing and norms to deal with any such eventuality in the future. ...
  • Facebook experiment sparks criticism: Is Facebook guilty of manipulating users' emotions? June 30, 2014

    Facebook secretly manipulated the feelings of 700,000 users to understand "emotional contagion" in a study that prompted anger. CNNIBN takes calls of people from across the country and asks them whether Facebook is guilty of manipulating users' emotions. ...
  • Watch: Just Dial's success story January 19, 2014

    JustDial is an Indian company providing local search services over the Phone, Web, Mobile and SMS. Users are required to call a common number and simply tell the human operator what service they are looking for. Text and email alerts are then sent to users listing the best options around...
  • Just Dial: The future of search January 12, 2014

    JustDial is an Indian company providing local search services over the Phone, Web, Mobile and SMS. Users are required to call a common number and simply tell the human operator what service they are looking for. Text and email alerts are then sent to users listing the best options around...
  • Watch: In conversation with Amitabh Bachchan December 5, 2013

    IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai speaks to Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan about reaching out to fans through the Internet and other means. ...
  • FTP: Are children, teens facing rising cyber abuse? September 12, 2013

    As the Internet is taking over everything, children and teens are facing the risk of rising cyber abuse. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose raises the issue to MTV VJs. ...
  • I want to get 5 billion people access to the Internet: Mark Zuckerberg August 22, 2013

    Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on expanding Internet access and says he wants to get the next 5 billion people access to the Internet. "The idea is to connect 5 billion people through a new campaign, that is internet.org," he said. ...
  • CJ Preeti Arora tackles disabilityfriendliness online July 16, 2013

    CJ Preeti Arora mentions simple ways that websites can be made accessible to the disabled. An old CJ story, but great tips! ...
  • The Last Word: Has India's response to Snowden's revelations been supine or pragmatic? July 3, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday defended the vast US surveillance programme under which India is the fifth most tracked country, saying, "it is not actually snooping". ...
  • Has India become the only country to back the US on cyber snooping? July 2, 2013

    India has rejected US National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden's request for asylum in the country. The Ministry of External Affairs said it saw no reason to accede to Snowden's request. ...
  • Sibal stresses on the need to protect personal information online July 2, 2013

    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. ...
  • Is it too difficult for India to take up tough issues with US? June 29, 2013

    Acting on its concern and surprise at the internet data mining by US intelligence agencies, including from India, the Indian government has taken up the issue with the US envoy, government sources said on Thursday. ...
  • US govt monitoring internet activity of many people worldwide: Reports June 7, 2013

    Details are now emerging that the US government allegedly has been monitoring internet activity of millions of people worldwide. The Washington Post and The Guardian are reporting that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI are tapping directly into the servers of nine leading Internet companies, including Microsoft, Yahoo,...
  • US: Facebook fatigue sets in, 60 pc users take a break February 8, 2013

    While in India, the social networking site is still a hit, in the US nearly 60 percent of Facebook users are taking a break. ...
  • Watch: A car driven by an invisible driver January 12, 2013

    24yearold Rahat Hussain from New York has become star of a prank and an Internet sensation because of his video on how to become invisible while driving. Watch him scare people by a car apparently being driven by nobody! ...
  • Will the government listen to the voice of netizens? November 30, 2012

    The SC asks Maharashtra to explain the FB arrests, but the Centre maintains there is no need to scrap the IT law. ...
  • Tech Toyz: A to Z of wasting time online September 8, 2012

    On this episode of Tech Toyz, we will show you 26 ways of wasting time online. ...