By 2016, the country has the highest number of internet shutdowns, igniting debates regarding their legality such as challenges in the High Court of Gujarat.
Even as the UK last month announced the appointment of Minister of Loneliness, which sounds more like the title of the next Arundhati Roy novel, it is worth examining why we are so alone in the age of hyperconnectivity.
About 58 per cent of the internet users in rural areas access the internet to watch videos, which is in line with the broader trend where 65-75 per cent of 4G mobile web consumption is on account of consumers streaming films and TV series.
By the end of December 2017, the report said, India had an estimated 481 million internet users, marking a growth of 11.34 per cent over the previous year.
The number of Internet users in India is expected to reach 500 million by June 2018, according the ‘Internet in India 2017’ report published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Kantar IMRB.
The DGP said that as many as 1,704 police community partnership group (PCPG) meetings were held last year to listen and help mitigate their problems.
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Calling it a digital divide, the report explained that the gap will amplify the advantage of children from wealthier backgrounds even as the poor and disadvantages ones remain deprived of opportunities.
Worldwide internet user base to increase to 3.47 billion by 2017, according to research by eMarketer.
Scientists have developed a new system with high-speed encryption properties that drives quantum computers to create theoretically hack-proof forms of data encryption.
According to an IDC-Aeris report, the worldwide Internet of Things market spend will grow from USD 625.2 billion in 2015 to USD 1.29 trillion in 2020, with a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.6 per cent.
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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