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Sunday, June 13, 2021



Global internet outage of June 8: Fastly explains what caused the disruption

June 10, 2021 12:52 pm

Fastly, the cloud-network provider, which was responsible for the global internet outage of June 8, has issued a detailed blogpost explaining what caused the problems

Internet outage takes down Amazon, Reddit, Guardian, New York Times, Twitch and more websites

June 08, 2021 4:39 pm

Internet outage: Inc's retail website also seemed to face an outage. Leading websites operated by news outlets including the Financial Times, the Guardian, the New York Times, CNN were down as well.

Why it’s time to veer towards an Open Web

April 21, 2021 7:26 pm

Shivam Srivastava, Vice President, Monetisation at Firework India explains the importance of an Open Web that is made by and for all its users.

Safer Internet Day: How to keep your Gmail, Facebook, WhatsApp, other accounts safe

February 09, 2021 6:11 pm

On the occasion of Safer Internet Day, here are a few tips to make sure your social media and other accounts remain safe.

Should you trust the search engine for a medical diagnosis? Here's what doctors say

February 08, 2021 5:30 pm

Self-medication involves pharmacological risks that can result in severe adverse reactions, doctors warn

How the internet kept India moving despite the pandemic

December 31, 2020 5:49 pm

When the global lockdowns first began in March and April, there was a spike in data usage across the world. But despite the challenges, the networks managed a solid recovery in terms of speeds in the second half of 2020.

Kamal Haasan promises 'payment' to women for their work at home, unveils economic agenda for TN

December 21, 2020 8:50 pm

Unveiling his party's seven-point "Governance and Economic Agenda", Kamal Haasan also said people below the poverty line would be taken to "prosperity line".

Digital colonisation: How Indian languages lost out to English on the internet

November 20, 2020 3:21 pm

The Indian internet is dominated by the English language, while regional languages have suffered. But how can India fix this problem? We spoke to founders for Reverie technologies on the challenges that Indian languages face online

IT Min invites project proposals for research to improve critical domestic internet infrastructure

September 25, 2020 11:59 am

The internet engineering task force is an open standards organisation comprised of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers who voluntarily work on smooth operation of internet.

Should parents monitor their kids' reading and watching habits?

September 16, 2020 11:33 am

Having candid discussions on what a child is reading or watching -- and what they think about certain themes and plot points -- can help a parent to understand what they are going through emotionally, say experts.


Accessing and ability to afford the internet: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Accessibility and affordability of the internet has fallen globally but India bucked this trend.

Developing nations grow in terms of internet usage as developed countries flatline: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

The growth rate in internet usage is increasing in developing nations, also because there is more scope for it when compared with developed countries. But look at the numbers closely and you will once again find that the digital divide has not reduce

What we know about online shoppers in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

You can practically order anything off the internet these days. So how many of us actually do it? Take a look in today's News in Numbers. See more:

Net Neutrality rules approved by Telecom Commision

June 22, 2020 6:22 pm

Net Neutrality rules accepted in India by Telecom Commission: Here's what it means for Indian internet, and how we got here.

Express investigation: India tops the list of websites blocked by internet service providers

April 26, 2018 10:35 am

Other than porn and piracy, Indian internet service providers (ISPs) have installed the highest number of Internet filtering systems and blocked the maximum number of web pages, the investigation by Toronto-based Citizen Lab, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and The Indian Express found.