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  • Andhra Pradesh launches portal to collate data on cyclone Hudhud damages 5 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Government employees' attendance surveillance system goes online October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: An electronic surveillance system to keep track of punctuality of government officials will become fully operational by the month end as part of Narendra Modi Government's efforts to discipline employees. Online trial run of the live biometric attendance system (BAS) have begun and attendance of over 50,000 employees from...
  • Hackers deface Press Club of India website October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Hackers have targeted the Press Club of India website (pressclubofindia.org) and have posted messages against India and the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The hackers who identify themselves as Team Cyber Warriors, say that their target is Indian government websites. Previously, hackers had defaced the Pakistan People's Party...
  • Flipkart crashes as orders surge on discount offers October 6, 2014

    Bangalore: The website of India's largest online e-retailer Flipkart.com Monday crashed within hours of opening for business, as millions of customers logged on to place orders for a plethora of products and brands offered at huge discounts. "There was an internal server issue due to which we had problem in receiving...
  • DDA makes website disabled-friendly; to gear up for draw time October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Online visitors with partial or complete visual impairment can now easily access Delhi Development Authority's official website as the portal has been made disabled-friendly. The new features were added a few weeks after the launch of 'DDA Housing Scheme 2014'. The urban body's website has so far received...
  • SC criticises state governments handling of missing children cases September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The apathy of state governments in handling cases of missing children came for sharp criticism on Wednesday in the Supreme Court which said the entire police machinery is pressed into service to trace child of "aristocratic person" but no mandatory FIR is registered when kids of poor man...
  • The total number of websites crosses the 1 billion mark September 17, 2014

    San Francisco: The number of websites has burst above one billion and is growing apace, according to figures updated in real time on Tuesday by online tracker Internet Live Stats. Tim BernersLee, considered the father of the World Wide Web, touted the milestone on Twitter one of the most prominent...
  • Websites' grievance officer's name, contact displayed: Delhi HC to Centre September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has advised all social networking sites including Google and Facebook to display on their websites the name and contact details of the grievance officer to deal with complaints from any user or victim. "I say that in compliance...
  • Cloverpop, an anonymous social network that helps you make decisions September 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Wondering if it is the right time for you to get married or buy a house? A new website may make the decisions easy for you. The website developed by Cloverpop, a San Franciscobased company, allows people to use an interactive web experience to easily move past biases and...
  • Uma Bharti launches web portal on Ganga rejuvenation plan September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of its efforts to make the Ganga rejuvenation programme a mass movement, the Ministry of Water Resource launched a web portal to connect with the public on the ambitious project of the NDA Government. The bilingual website has a provision to receive feedback from the public,...
  • DDA website restored; over 18 lakh hits in two days September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Development Authority on Tuesday restored its online service after a massive response to its mega housing scheme crashed the official website. Top DDA officials said that the website received a whopping 18.25 lakh hits since the launch of the housing scheme on Monday under which over 25,000...
  • Air India website blocked by few sites in India, abroad August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India's website, which went down two days ago after the airline offered a special fare of Rs 100, was apparently blocked by a few sites in India and abroad for a considerable time. An unprecedented 80,000 hits a minute were recorded from some sites which blocked bookings by...
  • Laws must be faster than technology, says SC as Centre says it can't block 4 cr porn websites in India August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed concern as the government has informed it that it cannot block 4 crore porn websites operating in India. The government has told the apex court that they cannot direct Internet service providers to block these websites. The government has told the court that efforts...
  • Air India website crashes on day 1 of its grand Rs 100perticket sale August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India website on Wednesday crashed on day one of the 5day special discount period. The airline had launched 'Air India Offer', a scheme offering tickets for Rs 100 apart from all applicable taxes. The offer has started from Wednesday. The discount is available only for online booking and...
  • BrownList.com: Antivirus pioneer John McAfee unveils a complaint website; gives people a place to vent their anger August 10, 2014

    Las Vegas: John McAfee, the flamboyant antivirus software industry pioneer, made a surprise appearance at a computer hackers' conference, where he unveiled a new website to give people a place online to vent their anger. The onetime millionaire who fled the Central American nation of Belize in 2012 after police sought...
  • Microsoft recreates its first website from 1994 August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: This was Microsoft's first web page. It's been 20 years since Microsoft created its first web page 20 years ago. In 1994, among the reasons Microsoft started a website was to put its growing Knowledge Base online. Mark Ingalls, the first administrator of Microsoft.com, says: In 1994, using...
  • Harsh Vardhan writes to states, UTs over sale of tobacco products August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to several states and union territories over easy availability of tobacco products in various forms despite restrictions on their sale. Vardhan also launched an antitobacco website and kicked off a campaign showcasing the plight of a cancer victim on Thursday. In his letter,...
  • Govt to launch website to encourage research work August 7, 2014

    To provide impetus to academic researches,Uttar Pradeshgovernment would develop a website on which research papers belonging to all the universities across the world would be uploaded. "To maintain quality of research works and to check repetition, a research portal will be developed through UP State High Education Council," Principal Secretary, higher...
  • West Bengal Urban Development department to launch website on Tagore August 4, 2014

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Urban Development department is ready to come up with a website on the biography on Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, a senior official in the government said on Monday. "We've plans to launch a digital biography of Rabindranath Tagore and an agency has already been entrusted to set...
  • 'Derogatory' article on Modi, Jaya on Lankan Defence website creates furore August 1, 2014

    Chennai: Bharatiya Janata Party allies MDMK and the PMK on Friday expressed strong disapproval of the manner in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa were portrayed on the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry website's and sought strong action against the island nation. PMK founder S Ramadoss...
  • Website, SMS service launched for Hindu Rao Hospital July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A website and SMS service was on Wednesday launched at Hindu Rao Hospital to provide information about its various health facilities, doctors and departments so that patients and visitors can have a hasslefree visit. The service, among other informations, will provide patients with working hours of the doctors, their...
  • Pirate Bay launches a mobile site, makes it easier for users to browse torrents on the go July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Filesharing website Pirate Bay has launched a mobile site to make it easier for users to torrent on the go, reports Torrent Freak. Named The Mobile Bay, the new mobileoptimised site has an updated interface which is easier to navigate. Earlier mobile users were presented with a smaller version...
  • China's Internet population reaches 632 million July 22, 2014

    Beijing: China is now home to 632 million Internet users, said a government agency, although use of social networks has dropped amid a crackdown. The Asian giant's Internet population defined as those who have gone online at least once in the past six months has increased by 14 million...
  • '9,174 Indian websites hacked till May' July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday said 9,174 Indian websites were hacked by various hacker groups from different parts of the world till May 2014. "These incidents included phishing, scanning, spam, malicious code, website intrusions etc. These attacks have been observed to be orginating from...
  • 9,174 Indian websites hacked till May: IT minister July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday said 9,174 Indian websites were hacked by various hacker groups from different parts of the world till May 2014. "These incidents included phishing, scanning, spam, malicious code, website intrusions etc. These attacks have been observed to be orginating from...
  • BJP's new website to seek people's opinion on making Kanpur pollutionfree June 17, 2014

    BJP would be launching a website for Kanpur where people's opinion will be sought on how to make the industrial city pollutionfree. BJP's Kanpur unit President Surendra Maithani on Tuesday said that the website will have all information related to various projects undertaken for the people in the city and how...
  • Argentine model sues Google for links to pornographic websites that showed nonerotic photographs of her May 30, 2014

    The Argentine Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday demanding that Google take down links between pornographic websites and a model suing the Internet giant because she is not a sex worker. Maria Belen Rodriguez, 30, launched a battle against Google and Yahoo eight years ago over search engine links to pornographic websites...
  • RBI cautions public against fake website May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Monday cautioned the public not to fall prey to spurious offers made by a fake website in its name offering savings accounts. "It has come to the notice of the RBI today that a fake website has been created at http://www.rbiinonline.org/savings.html by some unknown persons...