TECHNOLOGY

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. Advertisements The SMS service is available in India and 51 other countries in […]

Assamese and Bengali controversy in UNICODE standard

Assamese and Bengali controversy in UNICODE standard

By- Dr Satyakam Phukan Advertisements The Unicode Consortium, a non-Governmental body with headquarters in the U.S.A with Governmental agencies of many countries also as members, have standardised and maintains a Universal Character Set (UCS), i.e. a standard that defines, in one place, all the characters needed for writing the majority of living languages in use […]

Censorship on Internet – Another dictatorship of Congress

Censorship on Internet – Another dictatorship of Congress

By- Priyankan Goswami Censorship on the internet in India is now, finally a widely debated issue, thanks to the growing awareness amongst the 100 million Indian internet users who are directly affected by the Government’s dictates. Although control or suppression of information available on the net is nothing new to the country, Indians rarely knew […]

Internet outages scares global business

Internet outages scares global business

Widespread internet outages and slowdowns lead to immense business shock and concerns across United States and parts of Europe, leading to absolute shut down of various business processes across the globe for some time. There were reports of service interruptions from various parts of United States, including all trade hubs such as New York, Los […]

Department of Telecom monitoring social networking sites – Facebook, Twitter profiles no longer private

Department of Telecom monitoring social networking sites – Facebook, Twitter profiles no longer private

In a development that could impact all Social Networking sites such as Facebook, Orkut or Tweeter, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has been directed by the Home Ministry of India to ensure effective monitoring in such sites. This was stated by Milind Deora, the Minister of state for Communication and Information Technology in a written […]

Exploitations in Facebook and cybercrime – Growth of a social curse

Exploitations in Facebook and cybercrime – Growth of a social curse

Ripping the decade of social networking sites It all started more than a decade ago. Yahoo messenger was the in-thing then and had become the tool to indulge in cybersex and crime. Web camera enabled computers led people to realize the better alternative to porn industry. Though nobody can blame Yahoo or anyone for giving […]

Google Panda Update 2.2–Symptoms and Remedies

Google Panda Update 2.2–Symptoms and Remedies

Google Panda Update 2.2, the latest update by Google to their search engine ranking system has hit the rankings and affected search results of millions of websites across the globe. This update by Google is targeted to downplay content farms and websites which have heavy amounts of duplicate pages. Mentionable that Google has been releasing […]