Internet overuse has risen to epidemic proportions and people are becoming vulnerable to many neuropsychiatric dysfunctions such as irritation, anxiety, obsessive compulsion, revealed research by a network of doctors, neurobiologists, and scientists.
The data released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialised agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), shows that of the 830 million young people online worldwide, 320 million, or 39 per cent, are in China and India.
Whatsapp is most used application in India followed by Youtube on Android platform and Facebook on Apple’s iOS platform. Google maps is third most use application by users on both the platform, report says. The data usage per smartphone user in India will grow to 11GB per month by 2022.
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The I&B Ministry, in a bid to crack down on online child abuse, has issued an interim order that requires ISPs to implement IWF resources by July 31.
India is expected to have 420 million mobile Internet users by June this year, with urban consumers spending as much as Rs 275 a month on data.
Around 536 million Indians are expected to use vernacular languages while online by 2021, complemented by affordable devices, local content availability.
Internet shutdowns in India have serious consequences, and it’s not just about freedom of speech.
The wireless network not only has a huge capacity but also there is no need to share since every device gets its own ray of light.
Smartphone ownership in China has jumped 31 percentage points since 2013, but in India it has increased by only six points during the same time period.
The Adobe report is based on the global analysis of 1.7 trillion visits to more than 16,000 websites between January 2014 and January 2017.
The 5G Internet technology for consumers would mean ultra high data speeds (upwards of 20GBPs), ultra low latency, and new devices and form factors.
A former Mozilla engineer, has criticised third-party antivirus vendors, warning consumers not to use them
Numeric combination of ‘123456’ was the most common password of 2016, followed by ‘123456789’ and ‘qwerty’
Nearly 950 million Indians do not have an Internet connection, even though mobile data plans in India are among the cheapest in the world