Soon, broadband may enable you to download 33 movies in a ‘second’

By on June 29, 2015 at 4:35 PM.

Soon, broadband may enable you to download 33 movies in a ‘second’

Good news for all the Internet addicts as very soon broadband will be fast enough to download almost 33 HD movies within a second. Set of new tests conducted by Chinese technical company Huawei suggested that broadband speed will be paved and raised to 1 Terabits per second, which will allow people to download multiple files at a time, the Daily Star reported. More →
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Advance research ensures superfast and cheap Internet to become a reality soon

By on June 29, 2015 at 2:30 PM.

Advance research ensures superfast and cheap Internet to become a reality soon

In a major breakthrough that can make the Internet superfast and cheap, researchers have successfully increased the maximum power -- and therefore distance -- at which optical signals can be sent through optical fibres. More →
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Watch International Yoga Day celebrations at Rajpath live stream on PC and smartphones

By on June 21, 2015 at 5:00 AM.

Watch International Yoga Day celebrations at Rajpath live stream on PC and smartphones

The stage is set for International Yoga Day celebrations tomorrow as India leads 191 countries to mark the day with over 35,000 participants expected to perform various yoga asanas at a mega event on Rajpath. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the gathering, diplomats from 152 foreign missions have been invited to take part in the event which will start at 6:00AM. More →
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Reddit shuts down five forums over online harassment

By on June 12, 2015 at 11:22 AM.

Reddit shuts down five forums over online harassment

Reddit has reportedly shut down five forums as they were being used to harass individuals online. A group administrator post said that the move was aimed at enabling authentic conversations and allowing people to share ideas and content on an open platform. The post added that the administrators wanted 'as little involvement as possible' in managing interactions but they will intervene when needed to "protect privacy and free expression, and to prevent harassment," reported The Verge. More →
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Internet usage to drive 1.4% rise in global media consumption: Report

By on June 10, 2015 at 10:37 AM.

Internet usage to drive 1.4% rise in global media consumption: Report

People around the world are likely to spend more than eight hours a day consuming media this year, according to a report. According to the Media Consumption Forecast report, people will spend an average of 492 minutes a day consuming media in 2015, up 1.4 percent from 485 minutes a day in 2014; an increase that will be driven by rapid growth in Internet use, which will increase by nearly 12 percent. More →
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Flipkart caught increasing MRPs and faking discounts on various products, customers lash out on social media

By on June 5, 2015 at 6:43 PM.

Flipkart caught increasing MRPs and faking discounts on various products, customers lash out on social media

E-commerce sites have come under the scanner many times for their predatory pricing policies. Often, while browsing through Flipkart, Amazon or Snapdeal, you come across these heavy discounts on products that you just cannot ignore. However, a  Flipkart customer has brought to light that as lucrative these offers might look, they are manipulated and fake. Facebook user Mani Shankar Sen showcased an example of just how the ecommerce site intentionally increases the price of products to create the fake illusion of massive discounts. More →
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