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Digital Native: How free is the internet?

It is contradictory and confusing as it amplifies as well as destabilises the order of things.

Internet of Things: Let devices do the talking

Worldwide IoT industry is estimated at $300 billion and the number of connected devices at 27 billion by 2020. The possibilities are immense in India as the country is likely to account for over 5% of the global pie.


How the Internet may be changing your brain

The research, published in the journal World Psychiatry, found the Internet can produce both acute and sustained alterations in specific areas of cognition, which may reflect changes in the brain.

Speakeasy: Commercial Interests

How the internet has caught up with the ways of the world.

Intermediaries guidelines 2018: Not trying to censor online platforms, says MeitY

MeitY's new rules for intermediaries ask these companies to deploy “technology based automated tools or appropriate mechanisms,” to actively monitor content and this has raised censorship concerns.

World Wide Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee on why tech companies cannot forgo human rights for profits

The World Wide Web marks 30 years today on March 12, 2019, and the founder and inventor of the web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee has written a post to mark this big occasion, highlighting the importance of an open web


How the internet travels across oceans

In the modern era, telecommunications companies laid most of the cable, but over the past decade, U.S. tech giants started taking more control.

India least worried about false content on Internet: Report

India had the fewest — 31 per cent — using any social media. The only other country where a majority of adults were not using social media was Kenya at 41 per cent usage.

A time to speak up

As we open our eyes to 2019, we are all burdened with the responsibility of defining what “immense value” means to us? How do we, in the truest sense, set the foundations of a just and equal society, an idea enshrined in the Indian Constitution?

India saw more improvement in fixed broadband speeds over mobile in 2018: Ookla

India saw the most improvement in its fixed broadband download speeds in 2018 among the world's five most populous countries

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Accessing and ability to afford the internet: News in Numbers

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

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

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

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

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.