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Draft IT rules will lead to censorship on social media: Experts

Internet activists, law firms and public advocacy groups Saturday said the proposed changes to IT laws will lead to censorship and not achieve the government’s…

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WhatsApp 5 message forward limit won’t rein in the fake news problem

WhatsApp had announced yesterday that it will now limit message ‘forwards’ to only five chats at a time, globally. The feature had already been introduced…

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How will next billion users coming online use Internet?

Much has been talked about the next billion users on Internet in India and how they will change the entire ecosystem. US-based travel e-commerce company…

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Bill Gates queues for a burger, wins hearts on internet!

A photo of Bill Gates has been making the rounds on social media and is being widely appreciated. In a photo shared by Facebook user…

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Assamese singer of BJP’s 2016 campaign song offers to return money to protest Citizenship Bill

Amidst protests in Assam over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, popular Assamese singer Zubeen Garg has offered to return the remuneration he received for singing the…

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Phone tapping incidents down since 2014: Government

The number of phone and internet traffic interceptions that security agencies have carried out between 2014 and 2018 has dropped by about 25% compared to…

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Google Search tips and tricks: 5 cool things you can do with the search engine

For many, Google is the internet. Over the years Google’s marquee product, Google Search, has become a lot smarter, thanks to its ever-evolving knowledge graph….

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Facebook to invest $300 million in local news initiatives

Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programmes, partnerships and other initiatives. The money will go toward…

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Lawrence Roberts, early internet pioneer, dies at 81

One of the early architects of the internet is no more. Larry Roberts who was the program manager for Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET)…

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