TECHNOLOGY

Ookla defends their Speed Test Method over Jio-Aritel row

Ookla defends their Speed Test Method over Jio-Aritel row

Internet Speed Test service Ookla, today shared the broad methodology it uses, defending their speed test method over accuracy and reliability of its test. “Ookla fully stands behind the accuracy and reliability of the methodology used to designate Airtel as India’s fastest mobile network,” Ookla said in a statement. Data accuracy and neutrality are of […]

WhatsApp now available on Computer browser

WhatsApp now available on Computer browser

WhatsApp – the world’s most popular mobile messaging application – is now available for the Web – in a form that pairs the mobile version of the application to a user’s desktop computer. In a blog post on Wednesday night WhatsApp said that the service was now available to users who have installed the app on […]

Indian Government still blocks 20+ websites – Indian Censorship on Internet

Indian Government still blocks 20+ websites – Indian Censorship on Internet

Indian Government has blocked 20+ major websites to counter ISIS propaganda. The government has removed blocking of github.com, vimeo.com and other 10+ websites blocked till December 31, 2014. A confidential department of telecom order – dated December 17, 2014 – instructing all internet service licensees to block the websites appeared online on Wednesday. When contacted […]

Assamese language and Unicode controversy

Assamese language and Unicode controversy

Assam is known to many as a valley of lush green forest, blue mountains and the melting pot of many ethnic groups and tribes assimilating to the Assamese culture. Although the word Assamese is often used to mean different groups, the history of Assam dates back to periods before 200 BC. This is evident from […]

Internet celebrates its 30 years

By- Correspondent The Internet, a revolutionary and cheap communications system that has transformed the lives of billions of people across the world, turned 30 on Tuesday. The computer network officially began its technological revolution when it fully substituted previous networking systems on January 1 1983. Known as “flag day”, it was the first time the […]

InterNet & Broadband subscriber base much below Govt targets

There were 22.86 million Internet subscribers in India at the end of March 2012 – way below the target that was set for 2010 – on account of multiple factors that have prevented its spread, Parliament was informed today. The number of Internet subscribers as reported by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) for the last three […]

Google launches free SMS service for India

Google launches free SMS service for India

Google has extended its free SMS chat service to India, whereby users can now send text messages to mobile phones via Gmail or GTalk Chat. Google does not charge for using this service and this service is available for all mobile operators of India. The SMS service is available in India and 51 other countries in Asia, […]

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