MEDIA

  • Sponsored: How IBM transformed Twitter experience for Cricket World Cup 14 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is just over. Besides the matches and the cricket, one highlight was IBM's Score With Data (@scorewithdata) campaign which transformed the premier cricketing event for fans as they gained never before insights into cricket, thanks to IBM's cutting-edge technologies. Twitterati Speaks is...
  • iRevo Multimedia launches SmartTV Box for Rs 7,499 onwards 14 hours 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Silicon Valley-based iRevo Multimedia has rolled out its latest SmartTV Box, powered by iRevo cloud and software features, which is available for purchase on Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal. The iRevo Cloud Platform in the TV box offers content aggregation and curation features. It further allows for social media integration. The...
  • Deepika Padukone receives flak on social media for 'My Choice' video 18 hours 37 minutes ago

    Deepika Padukone's video titled 'My Choice' speaks about the choices every woman is entitled to. The film is made by Homi Adajania and features 99 women from across different professions. Amidst much praise, the video got a lot of flak on social media from many quaters. ...
  • Top brands choosing Instagram over Facebook Yesterday

    New York: An increasing number of popular brands are posting more on Instagram than on Facebook, a study conducted by New York-based research firm L2 suggests. Both brand and social media users are slowly preferring easier-to-use and "less boring" Instagram. L2 said that around three million US teenagers stopped using Facebook between...
  • Court rejects Salman's plea to ban media during recording of statement 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan moved an application to ban the media during the recording of his statement in a 2002 hit-and-run case in a sessions court here on Friday but it was rejected. Judge D. W. Deshpande rejected the plea but directed the media to report only after the recording...
  • Notel: The Rs 3,000 device that is a symbol of change in North Korea 4 days ago

    Seoul: A $50 (approximately Rs 3,000) portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated - a symbol of change in one of the world's most repressed societies. By some estimates, up to half of all urban...
  • Stop blaming Anushka for Virat Kohli and Team India's World Cup failure 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Virat Kohli's failure to perform in the semi-final match against Australia has been blamed on his girlfriend and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. The actress was unfortunately bullied on social media for her presence in the Sydney stadium during the match in which Kohli struggled for 13 balls to...
  • VK Singh forced to clarify his stand, says fully committed to government 6 days ago

    New Delhi: After a series of tweets on attending Pakistan National Day celebrations, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh was forced to clarify his stand after Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped in. Singh said that he is fully committed to the government and the Prime Minister and has...
  • Section 66 gone, but questions remain 1 week ago

    Censorship is saying: 'I'm the one who says the last sentence. Whatever you say, the conclusion is mine.' But the internet is like a tree that is growing. The people will always have the last word - even if someone has a very weak, quiet voice. Such power will collapse...
  • Twitter abuzz as SC strikes down 66A of IT Act, quashes ban on free press 1 week ago

    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. ...
  • Flashback: List of cases where Section 66A of IT Act was misused 1 week ago

    The Supreme Court has quashed the controversial Section 66A of the Information and Technology Act calling it unconstitutional and untenable. The section gave police the powers to arrest anyone for sending offensive messages from mobiles and computers with up to 3 years in jail. The court added that it interferes...
  • CricketNext in Australia: Sydney dances to Bollywood tunes ahead of India-Australia tie 1 week ago

    Dancers were seen dancing on the Bollywood tunes at the media event at the Sydney Opera House to promote India vs Australia semi-finals. ...
  • Session II: Full lecture of Dr Valson Thampu on Individual, Family and Society March 22, 2015

    The Principal of St Stephen's College Dr Valson Thampu delivered the second lecture on Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness. The topic of discussion was Individual, Family and Society. He highlighted the importance of time, saying, "The way we manage time is a very reliable index to our personality." ...
  • Teenagers don't estimate the possible risks of posting personal information on social media: Study March 18, 2015

    New York: Most teenagers upload personal information on the social media networks like Facebook without considering the risks involved, says a study. Researchers from the Pennsylvania State University found that they were not really thinking at all while posting private pictures or information, or at least were not thinking like most...
  • UP: Class 11 student detained for allegedly posting against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    Lucknow: Raising questions over the freedom of expression, the Uttar Pradesh Police has detained a Class 11 student for allegedly putting up a Facebook post against UP minister Azam Khan. An FIR had been lodged by Azam Khan's media in-charge Fasahat Ali claiming that the post is objectionable. A court...
  • Parents overshare information about their kids on social media: Study March 18, 2015

    New York: You love to share the pics and videos of your kid's antics on social media. But are you ending up sharing too much? A lot of parents say yes. University of Michigan National Poll on Children's Health found that more than half of the mothers and one-third of fathers...
  • Obsessing over Facebook photos may keep you from enjoying life: Study March 16, 2015

    Washington: Trying to get perfect photos to earn 'likes' on your Instagram or Facebook may keep you from enjoying real-life experiences, a new study suggests. Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield, co-authors of four New York Times bestsellers, conducted a study which found that obsession with posting photos, checking phones corresponds with...
  • After Rahul, government could spy on officials, parties, media: Congress March 16, 2015

    Ranchi: Congress on Monday demanded a probe into the alleged snooping on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi as it claimed that the next targets could be persons from the bureaucracy, political parties and media. "We demand a judicial commission or a Parliamentary committee to probe the surveillance on Rahul Gandhi as...
  • The dark side of digital connectivity March 16, 2015

    Social media is radically changing the nature of relationships and bringing the world closer together. However, digital connectivity has a very dark side too. ...
  • Justice Madan Lokur tells CNN-IBN he's proud to be part of citizenship and cultural enrichment course March 11, 2015

    Network18 and St Stephen's college have joined hands to offer the citizenship and cultural enrichment course which is aimed at harnessing the educational resources of the media fraternity. Justice Madan Lokur is proud to be part of the initiative. He told CNN-IBN, "I'm very happy that St Stephen's College has...
  • Network18, St Stephen's College join hands to offer citizenship and cultural enrichment course March 11, 2015

    In a first of its kind initiative in India, Network18 and St Stephen's college have joined hands to offer a course that promotes education for all. The citizenship and cultural enrichment course is aimed at harnessing the educational resources of the media fraternity. The college will now hold weekly classes...
  • Tweets could tell why people fear vaccines March 9, 2015

    Washington: Scientists are analysing millions of real-time tweets to understand why people refuse vaccines and how these reasons vary among communities. Using social media to reveal thinking about vaccines in real time will help health officials to better respond to the next outbreak, saving lives and keeping people healthy, researchers said. The...
  • IS followers are operating at least 46,000 Twitter accounts: Study March 9, 2015

    Washington: Islamic State (IS) supporters are operating a minimum of 46,000 Twitter accounts, a 92-page study by global think tank Brookings Institution has revealed. The study also found that at least 1,000 accounts supportive of IS, and possibly many more, were suspended by Twitter from September to December last year, the...
  • Network18, St Stephen's college join hands; launch a course to promote education for all March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Network18 and St Stephen's college have joined hands to offer a course that promotes education for all. The citizenship and cultural enrichment course is aimed at harnessing the educational resources of the media fraternity. Supreme Court judge Justice Lokur said, "The course is ready to reach out to...
  • Cyber criminals use social media to cooperate with each other on executing major attacks March 8, 2015

    Kolkata: The rapid expansion of social media has enabled hackers to closely cooperate and group with each other to launch measured attacks, an industry expert said here on Saturday. "The cyber crime scenario is turning murkier day by day... and social media is providing a fantastic platform for these people (cyber...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio collaborates with Netflix for documentaries March 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has signed a multi-year first-look deal with Netflix to develop non-fiction projects. DiCaprio's Appian Way will develop fact-based projects with topical and provocative environmental and conservation themes, reported Aceshowbiz. "Working with Netflix on 'Virunga' has sparked a shared vision about projects that we want...
  • PM Modi among 30 most influential people on internet: Time magazine March 6, 2015

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named among the 30 most influential people on the internet by Time magazine in a list which also features US President Barack Obama. The list, which analysed social-media followings, site traffic and overall ability to drive news, also includes British author of the...
  • Citizenship and Cultural Richness: A joint initiative by St Stephen's College and Network 18 towards educational inclusivity March 6, 2015

    Introduction Citizen is the building block of a society and democratic polity. The best investment we can make into creating a healthy and wholesome society is enriching citizens and refining public taste. Social decay happens by default. The antidote to this widely lamented state of affairs is the cultivation or propagation...
  • Network18 and St Stephen's College join hands for education inclusivity March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Network18, promoters of popular news brands CNN-IBN and IBN7, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with St Stephen's College under its unique Media Institute Initiative (MII). The MoU gives shape to "Citizenship & Cultural Richness" - a joint Initiative by St Stephen's College and Network 18 towards educational inclusivity....