Indian government requests for Facebook data rose 62% in 2017

Facebook starts rolling out ‘downvote’ button

San Francisco: Facebook has begun rolling out a feature called “downvote” that lets users register a negative reaction to comments on the social networking platform but it is not the “dislike” button users have long desired. Clicking the “downvote” button hides the comment for the user who taps it, then asks[Read More…]

Fact Check: CBSE class 12th Board result on April 10 notice on WhatsApp FAKE

Facebook shrinks doubtful stories to fight fake news

San Francisco: After Facebook’s red warning labels to flag fake news backfired, the social networking giant is now literally sizing down the doubtful stories to prevent the triumph of falsehood on its platform. As part of its new strategy to combat fake news, Facebook wants its users to miss these stories[Read More…]

No mobile phone to be disconnected: Government

India to have 500mn Internet users by June: Experts

New Delhi: The number of Internet users in India will hit 500 million by June and by 2020, the country will have an estimated 702 million smartphone users, experts said here on Thursday. Mobile phones will emerge as the preferred device for online shopping by 2020, accounting for 70 per cent[Read More…]

Google rolls out new Search experience for job seekers in India

Google rolls out new Search experience for job seekers in India

New Delhi: Continuing with its customised India-centric innovations, Google on Tuesday rolled out a new experience that will help jobs seekers easily find relevant employment opportunities in Search. Users can access this experience in English on the Search app in Android and iOS operating systems. Job seekers can use filters like[Read More…]

Indian rocket successfully puts into orbit navigation satellite

Indian rocket successfully puts into orbit navigation satellite

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India early on Thursday put into orbit navigation satellite IRNSS-1I, a part of Indian satellite navigation system NavIC in copy-book style. The 1,425 kg satellite was carried into space by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket’s ‘XL’ variant. Simply put, NavIC (Navigation with Indian Constellation, earlier the Indian[Read More…]

Twitter shares blank tweet and the internet goes crazy!

Twitter replaces ‘pistol’ emoji with ‘water gun’

San Francisco: In a bid to fight the prevailing gun culture, Twitter has changed its “pistol” emoji to a bright green “water gun”, following Apple, which launched a similar one in its iOS 10 update. The change is part of Twitter’s emoji update “Twemoji 2.6,” Tech Crunch reported late on Wednesday.[Read More…]

One in four kids under 6 has smartphone: Survey

London: While various stakeholders including parents are deliberating to decide on the correct age for using a smartphone, a survey has found that one in four children under the age of six in Britain has a smartphone. According to the researchers from online trade-in outlet musicMagpie, 25 per cent of children[Read More…]

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