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  • Your intimate photos on Snapchat could evoke greater jealousy than on Facebook 3 days ago

    New York: If you are on photo-sharing app Snapchat, make sure that you don't share your more intimate photos and posts with friends. According to a recent study, the behaviours of romantic partners on Snapchat evoked higher levels of jealousy than did the same behaviours on social networking site Facebook. The photo-sharing...
  • CNN-IBN & IBN7 score big with contests around Cricket World Cup 2015 5 days ago

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN & IBN7 have throughout the duration of the Cricket World Cup brought a delectable fare of coverage on the tournament. The channels have launched a series of contests that allow both advertisers and viewers to take centre stage. Specifically, advertisers are being offered an exclusive opportunity to...
  • Facebook's Messenger app evolving into a multitasking tool that mixes business with more pleasure 5 days ago

    San Francisco: Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next. In an effort to pull off the transformation, Facebook is opening Messenger so outside programmers can build...
  • Nirupama Rao joins Network18's board of directors 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Retired senior Indian diplomat Nirupama Rao has been inducted on the board of directors of Network18 Media & Investments Limited. The approval of Rao's appointment by Network18's board of directors was shared with the stock exchanges on Wednesday afternoon. Nirupama Rao is a former foreign secretary and headed the...
  • 'Open Humans Network' seeks to open-source your body 6 days ago

    New York: People eager to share personal information beyond what's on their Facebook profile have another outlet: an online platform launching on Tuesday will let them give scientists information about their genomes, gut bacteria and other biological data. The 'Open Humans Network' aims to make more health-related data available for scientists...
  • What is Section 66A? 1 week ago

    Full text of the controversial Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000:Punishment for sending offensive messages through communication service, etc.66A. Any person who sends, by means of a computer resource or a communication device,-(a) any information that is grossly offensive or has menacing character; or(b) any information which he...
  • Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on validity of Section 66A of IT Act 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Tuesday on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of certain sections of the cyber law including a provision under which a person can be arrested for allegedly posting "offensive" contents on websites. A bench of justices J Chelameswar...
  • 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." ...
  • Ethiopia rolls out 4G mobile service in the capital March 22, 2015

    Addis Ababa: Ethiopia's state-run telecoms monopoly has launched a fourth generation (4G) mobile service in the capital Addis Ababa, aiming to catch up with the high-speed communications available in some east African neighbors such as Kenya and Uganda. Africa's telecoms industry is booming, with subscribers across the continent totaling almost 650...
  • Facebook rolls out new targeting feature to help marketers connect with millions of expats on site March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: To help businesses reach people living abroad, Facebook has launched a new targeting feature that enables advertisers to reach the 92 million-odd expats on the social networking site, a company statement said here on Wednesday. "People living abroad use Facebook to connect with friends and family back home, sharing...
  • Corporate reactions to CNN-IBN Indian of the year awards March 18, 2015

    "Indian of the year awards is very good as it deals with socio problems. All CNN-IBN events have a benefit for the society. All the people they have chosen are very different people," said Yogesh J Lakhani, Chairman, Bright Outdoor Media Pvt limited. ...
  • Network18 Group CEO AP Parigi welcomes guests at IOTY 2014 March 17, 2015

    CNN-IBN's 'Indian of the Year' recognises the Indians whose contribution to the country has strengthened the foundation of our society and has helped build Brand India in the process. ...
  • Watch: Journey of 'Indian of the Year' awards over nine years March 17, 2015

    CNN-IBN's 'Indian of the Year' recognises the Indians whose contribution to the country has strengthened the foundation of our society and has helped build Brand India in the process. ...
  • India tops list of requests for blocking content on Facebook in the second half of 2014 March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Facebook blocked 5,832 pieces of content, including anti-religious matter and hate speeches, during July-December 2014 on orders of Indian government, the highest by any country on the social networking giant's platform. In its Global Government Requests Report for July to December 2014, the California-based firm said it has "restricted"...
  • Photo sharing on social media killing real-life enjoyment March 16, 2015

    New York: Is your penchant for sharing photos on social networking sites preventing you from enjoying real life experiences? May be, suggests a new study. The study has found that 58 percent of people believe that "posting the perfect picture has prevented them from enjoying life's experiences". The study was conducted by...
  • Full lecture of Dr Valson Thampu on Individual, Family and Society March 15, 2015

    The Principal of St Stephen's College Dr Valson Thampu delivered the first lecture on Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness on Saturday. The topic of discussion was Individual, Family and Society. Dr Thampu stressed on the fact that we need to make our growth the most important thing in life. ...
  • Dr Thampu delivers 1st lecture on Individual, Family and Society, says one should be committed to their own growth March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The Principal of St Stephen's College Dr Valson Thampu delivered the first lecture on Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness on Saturday. The topic of discussion was Individual, Family and Society. Dr Thampu stressed on the fact that we need to make our growth the most important thing in life....
  • Facebook may help maintain long-distance relationships March 13, 2015

    London: Social networking sites such as Facebook can help maintain romantic relationships, whether individuals involved are geographically close or in a long-distance relationship, a new study has found. The study compared the relative importance of social networks and explores the role they play in helping to maintain a close-by versus a...
  • 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...
  • Avinash Kaul appointed President of A+E Networks|TV18 March 11, 2015

    AETN18 board of directors have appointed Avinash Kaul as President of A+E Networks|TV18. Kaul will be responsible for the day-to-day operational, strategic and financial management of the joint-venture. The role will be in addition to his responsibility as CEO of IBN Network. Speaking on the occasion AP Parigi, Group CEO, Network18...
  • Network18 signs MoU with St Stephen's College to promote inclusivity in education March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Network18, promoter of popular news brands CNN-IBN and IBN7, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with St Stephen's College. The MoU will further the aim of educational inclusivity. As part of this initiative, Stephen's College will offer a Certificate Course in "Citizenship & Cultural Richness". Under the Course, St...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Twitter helps smokers get rid of the habit March 4, 2015

    New York: When people in a smoking cessation programme tweet each other regularly, they are more successful at kicking the habit, says a study. Specifically, daily "auto-messages" that encourage and direct the social media exchanges may be more effective than traditional social media interventions for quitting smoking. "Our results indicate that incorporating...
  • Google to soon sell data plans for smartphones, tablets; also working on 'Android Pay' mobile payment system March 3, 2015

    Barcelona: Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet maker. Turned data plan provider? Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. And it's shaking up the telecom world to do it. The company said Monday at the wireless show in Barcelona,...
  • HP to buy WiFi solutions firm Aruba for $3 billion March 3, 2015

    New York: Tech giant Hewlett-Packard today said it will acquire Wi-Fi solutions provider Aruba Networks for an equity value of $3 billion to boost its networking business. The move gives the US-based computer and enterprise solutions firm a stronger foothold in the over $18 billion campus networking solutions market. The transaction is...
  • Twitter, law enforcement investigate alleged Islamic State threats March 2, 2015

    Washington: Twitter Inc and law enforcement authorities are investigating alleged threats made by Islamic State militants against the social media network's co-founder and other employees, the company said in reaction to media reports. Islamic State supporters, in online posts on Sunday, called for attacks against Twitter and its "interests," including death...