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#LeakAlert: 7 VPN services leaked 1.2TB private user data

20 Jul 2020

#LeakAlert: 7 VPN services leaked 1.2TB private user data

In a major shocker, 7 virtual private network (VPN) providers, all hailing from Hong Kong, have been caught leaking private data of their users.

Banned Chinese sites SHEIN, Club Factory still operating in India

10 Jul 2020

Banned Chinese sites SHEIN, Club Factory still operating in India

Over a week ago, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology announced a ban on 59 Chinese apps, including those operated by some popular e-commerce companies from the neighboring country.

Why DuckDuckGo is not working in India?

02 Jul 2020

Why DuckDuckGo is not working in India?

Along with Chinese applications that were deemed prejudicial to national security, India has also blocked popular US-based search engine DuckDuckGo.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Everything you need to know about 'dark web'

04 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Everything you need to know about 'dark web'

Whenever we hear about cybercrimes such as child abuse or sale of stolen data, weapons, etc., the word "dark web" comes into play.

#WorkFromHomeTips: How to boost your Wi-Fi signal and speed

24 May 2020

#WorkFromHomeTips: How to boost your Wi-Fi signal and speed

In the fourth phase of India's lockdown to contain COVID-19, a large number of people are going back to work, trying to get the economy restarted while protecting themselves.

Camera technology and features of Huawei P40 Pro+ explained

30 Mar 2020

Camera technology and features of Huawei P40 Pro+ explained

With the camera-centric P40 Pro+, Huawei has once again raised the bar for rival smartphone makers by packing some really interesting hardware that focuses on "visionary photography."

Broadband internet returns to J&K, but with riders

15 Jan 2020

Broadband internet returns to J&K, but with riders

In August 2019, Jammu and Kashmir was put under a heavy security blanket to prepare the erstwhile state for the abrogation of Article 370. Internet services were also suspended increasing woes of locals.

Russia just tested its own internet: Here's what this means

26 Dec 2019

Russia just tested its own internet: Here's what this means

In a major move, Russia has tested its own alternative to the global internet.

After Airtel, Jio VoWi-Fi is also live: Details here

24 Dec 2019

After Airtel, Jio VoWi-Fi is also live: Details here

Reliance Jio has started rolling-out its VoWi-Fi feature in India as it looks to take on Bharti Airtel which launched its Wi-Fi calling feature in the country earlier this month.

Again! Facebook data of over 26 crore people leaked online

20 Dec 2019

Again! Facebook data of over 26 crore people leaked online

Despite FTC's $5 billion fine for privacy violations and a lot of flak from the general public, Facebook's security issues aren't just coming to an end.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 v/s 855: What has improved?

20 Dec 2019

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 v/s 855: What has improved?

Recently, Qualcomm has launched its latest flagship Snapdragon 865 chipset as a successor to the last year's Snapdragon 855 mobile platform.

After Airtel, now Reliance Jio is testing VoWi-Fi feature

16 Dec 2019

After Airtel, now Reliance Jio is testing VoWi-Fi feature

Just days after Airtel launched its Wi-Fi Calling feature, arch rival Reliance Jio has started evaluating the feature in India.

Snapdragon 865's Geekbench scores are out, and they look promising

07 Dec 2019

Snapdragon 865's Geekbench scores are out, and they look promising

Qualcomm's latest mobile chipset, the Snapdragon 865, is touted to be upto 25% faster than the Snapdragon 855 (not 855 Plus) and that claim seems to be true.

This is how Indians are consuming porn

05 Dec 2019

This is how Indians are consuming porn

Last year in October, the Indian government took the major step of banning porn in the country.

Pornhub, Redtube back in India, with a slight tweak

01 Oct 2019

Pornhub, Redtube back in India, with a slight tweak

In a major development, Redtube and Pornhub have made a return in India.

Soon, Firefox will encrypt domain name requests by default

09 Sep 2019

Soon, Firefox will encrypt domain name requests by default

Mozilla Firefox browser is getting a major privacy-focused feature by the end of this month - DNS over HTTPS or DoH.

Tired of watching buffering videos? MIT's new tech can help

19 Aug 2019

Tired of watching buffering videos? MIT's new tech can help

If there's anything more annoying than slow internet, it is watching a movie on that connection.

Google, Cisco teaming up to offer free Wi-Fi across India

29 Jul 2019

Google, Cisco teaming up to offer free Wi-Fi across India

Google is teaming up with leading telecom gear-maker Cisco Systems to offer free public Wi-Fi.

Want free VPN services? Download Opera for Android

22 Mar 2019

Want free VPN services? Download Opera for Android

Free internet access can be a major problem, especially with the risk of ISPs, governments, or third parties tracking web activity.

Want to go anonymous on internet? Set up a VPN

20 Feb 2019

Want to go anonymous on internet? Set up a VPN

With all the leaks happening around, the internet doesn't appear to be a safe place anymore.

#PornBan: Users access blocked websites through simple back-door tricks

09 Jan 2019

#PornBan: Users access blocked websites through simple back-door tricks

In the past six months, the Department of Telecom has issued notification to block numerous websites.

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

22 Dec 2018

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

On Thursday, the Centre gave powers to ten Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor all data present in any computer and invited criticism from the opposition which claimed the country was being made into an 'Orwellian state'.

India ranks third on Pornhub traffic, 30% of them women

14 Dec 2018

India ranks third on Pornhub traffic, 30% of them women

If one thinks banning pornography content or websites in India will drive the libido away from the citizens, one cannot be more wrong.

Want to boost your Wi-Fi? Here are 5 easy ways

04 Dec 2018

Want to boost your Wi-Fi? Here are 5 easy ways

Goes without saying, Wi-Fi connectivity makes internet access simpler, but at the same time, it can also be plagued by several issues.

Realme U1 with MediaTek-Helio P70 to launch on November 28

19 Nov 2018

Realme U1 with MediaTek-Helio P70 to launch on November 28

Realme U1, the world's first MediaTek Helio P70-powered smartphone, will launch in India on November 28.

Jio says affordable 5G devices will be available by 2021

27 Oct 2018

Jio says affordable 5G devices will be available by 2021

As tech companies and internet service providers (ISPs) continue to gear up for full-fledged 5G trials in India, telecom giant Reliance Jio has given some insight into its mass adoption plan for the next-generation technology.

Reliance Jio bans porn on its network following govt order

27 Oct 2018

Reliance Jio bans porn on its network following govt order

Recently, the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) issued directions to internet service providers (ISPs) across India, asking them to ban 827 pornographic websites based on an order by the Uttarakhand High Court.

Block 827 porn websites: Centre tells Internet Service Providers

25 Oct 2018

Block 827 porn websites: Centre tells Internet Service Providers

In compliance with an order of Uttarakhand High Court, the Centre has asked Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block 827 porn websites, PTI reports.

#GlobalInternetShutdown: You might not have internet access for next 48hrs

12 Oct 2018

#GlobalInternetShutdown: You might not have internet access for next 48hrs

A global internet shutdown is imminent over the next 48 hours as key domain servers will undergo routine maintenance.

#HappyBirthdayGoogle: 20 years on, Google continues to change lives

27 Sep 2018

#HappyBirthdayGoogle: 20 years on, Google continues to change lives

From a simple search engine to being a multi-billion dollar conglomerate, Google has come a long way by leveraging cutting-edge technology, and innovating at every step.

Jio GigaFiber v/s Airtel broadband: Plans, offers, comparison

20 Jul 2018

Jio GigaFiber v/s Airtel broadband: Plans, offers, comparison

Reliance Jio has already irreversibly changed the mobile data market in India, pushing down data charges and consequently pushing up mobile data consumption.

Key takeaways from India's new telecom policy

13 Jul 2018

Key takeaways from India's new telecom policy

On Wednesday, the Telecom Commission - the highest decision-making body of the Department of Telecom - approved, in totality, the recommendations made by the Telecom Authority of India (TRAI) on the National Digital Communications Policy 2018.

India approves "world's strongest net neutrality rules"

12 Jul 2018

India approves "world's strongest net neutrality rules"

In a big win for access to information, the Indian government has accepted recommendations to enforce one of the strongest net neutrality protections in the world.

Jio GigaFiber v/s Airtel broadband: Plans, offers, comparison

06 Jul 2018

Jio GigaFiber v/s Airtel broadband: Plans, offers, comparison

Reliance Jio has already irreversibly changed the mobile data market in India, pushing down data charges and consequently pushing up mobile data consumption.

Facebook confirms it tracks everything about you. And, it's creepy

13 Jun 2018

Facebook confirms it tracks everything about you. And, it's creepy

Facebook has submitted a 454-page report to the US Congress detailing all the ways through which it tracks users' activities.

RIP free internet: Net neutrality officially repealed in the US

12 Jun 2018

RIP free internet: Net neutrality officially repealed in the US

The end of the free, unbiased internet in the US is officially here.

PornHub launches VPN to offer better security, free unlimited bandwidth

25 May 2018

PornHub launches VPN to offer better security, free unlimited bandwidth

PornHub has launched its own virtual private network (VPN) service called VPNHub.

Facebook's Express Wi-Fi app allows paid internet access

17 Mar 2018

Facebook's Express Wi-Fi app allows paid internet access

Facebook has launched an Android app for its Express Wi-Fi service that allows people in developing countries to pay for using its Wi-Fi.

Internet Association joins battle to protect net neutrality

08 Jan 2018

Internet Association joins battle to protect net neutrality

Internet Association, the lobbying group that represents Amazon, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Twitter and several other technology companies, is joining the legal battle against the US government to protect net neutrality.

Facebook, Airtel to deploy Wi-Fi hotspots in India

04 May 2017

Facebook, Airtel to deploy Wi-Fi hotspots in India

Facebook and Bharti Airtel have teamed up to deploy over 20,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across India to provide affordable internet.