Internet Protocol: News

18 Oct 2023

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Is upgrading to Wi-Fi 7-enabled routers worthwhile at the moment?

Wi-Fi 7 is gearing up for its big debut, boasting speed upgrades and better interference management than its predecessors.

16 Jun 2021


Source code for World Wide Web being auctioned as NFT

After memes and songs, it's the turn of the World Wide Web to be auctioned off as a non-fungible token or NFT. That doesn't mean the internet—which, in all practical terms, is controlled by Google—is being sold off, but rather the 9,500 lines of code constituting its original source code.

13 Jun 2021


Single customer triggered bug that caused global internet outage: Fastly

On June 8, a global internet outage took the world by surprise at around 3:00pm Indian Standard Time. The outage affected many prominent news outlets and social media platforms including CNN, The Verge, The New York Times, The Guardian, and Reddit.

08 Jun 2021


Major websites including Amazon, The Guardian, CNN, Reddit down

A global internet outage (now resolved) was reported by several internet users around 3 PM Indian Standard Time. The disruption has affected a number of websites including news portals such as CNN, The New York Times, and The Guardian in addition to platforms such as Reddit.

17 Nov 2018


Six held in Noida for using malware to dupe foreigners

Six persons were arrested from Noida on Thursday for allegedly using malware to lock up computers of American and Canadian citizens and then demanding money to fix it, police said yesterday.

03 Nov 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Man makes threat calls to blow-up US airport, nabbed

An 18-year-old man was apprehended by the Uttar Pradesh ATS for allegedly making several calls to the Miami airport in the US and threatening to blow it up, an official said today.

12 Oct 2018


Maharashtra: Illegal call center busted in Thane; one held

A call center operating illegally in Mumbra township in Thane district of Maharashtra and providing services to two US-based pharma companies, was busted and its owner was arrested, police said today.

18 Sep 2018

Piyush Goyal

Railways to install CCTV cameras, Wi-Fi connections at its hospitals

Not just the railway stations and coaches, now the cleanliness and security at railway hospitals will also be monitored through CCTV cameras, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said. The hospital premises will have Wi-Fi connections for better patient care.