Numerous intrusive photos of women shared on Twitter without consent

SYDNEY: Thousands of intrusive photographs taken of women in public places like beaches have been shared to two hashtags on Twitter for years -- highlighting more abusive behaviour that needs to be banned on the microblogging site after a ban on conservative journalist Milo Yiannopoulos for his "targeted abuse online". Yevgeniya Ivanyutenko, a

2017-04-23T20:03:14+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Tech News, Technology|Tags: |0 Comments

This smart shell can turn your Android smartphone into a complete laptop

NEW YORK: A US-based startup has launched a smart laptop shell that turns your Android smartphone into a complete laptop -- making it more convenient and affordable for people in developing countries like India and South Africa to carry their office in their pocket, literally. The shell, called Superbook by Andromium, makes an

2016-07-23T09:55:34+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Tech News, Technology|Tags: |0 Comments

Karbonn confirms Android One smartphone(s) launching in Q1 next year

NEW DELHI: In an interview with TOI Tech, Karbonn Mobiles has confirmed it will be introducing new Android One-based smartphone(s) early next year. Karbonn's Managing Director Pradeep Jain said the company is in talks with Google for Android One, and we might see some Android One smartphone launch(es) in Q1 of next year.

2016-07-23T09:05:49+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Tech News, Technology|Tags: |0 Comments

Telecom Commission to take call on Spectrum Usage Charge next week

NEW DELHI: The Telecom Commission, the highest decision-making body in the Department of Telecommunications, will meet on Monday to decide the issue of spectrum usage charge, a key requirement for conducting the upcoming auction of airwaves. The commission, which has representatives from the ministries of finance and commerce and the Department of IT,

2016-07-23T08:02:52+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Tech News, Technology|Tags: |0 Comments

India is moving into newer technology with 4G: Nokia’s Alain Biston

The acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent has increased the addressable market for Nokia, which is talking to not just Indian telecom customers about mobile broadband, but also about fixed-line evolution and IP transformation. The company is looking to increase its non-telco business, and is aggressively targeting the country's smart city projects, Alain Biston, head of

2016-07-23T07:42:15+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Tech News, Technology|Tags: |0 Comments

Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha to take up call drop issue with operators

Call drops and the government's ambitious Digital India programme will be the focus of talks that new telecom minister Manoj Sinha holds with the country's top mobile operators next week.TNN | Jul 23, 2016, 10.54 AM ISTThe minister has summoned the honchos of the telecom sector on Monday and has listed the poor

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos beats Warren Buffett as world’s third richest

Jeff Bezos just snuck past Warren Buffett to become the third-richest person on Earth. The Amazon.com founder's net worth was $65.1 billion on Thursday, topping Buffett by $32 million on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. With the gain, Bezos's wealth has increased by $5.4 billion this year, marking a resurgence after it fell to

2017-04-23T20:03:42+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Tech News, Technology|Tags: |0 Comments

Meet Professor HN Mahabala, the man who mentored India’s IT icons

BENGALURU: In 1977, a 22-year-old student of physics cycling in the lush IIT Madras campus with a stack of computer science books was hailed by a professor. "Are you interested in computer science?" asked the middle-aged professor, who was also also on a cycle. When the student concurred, the professor suggested, "There's a

2016-07-23T04:58:44+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Tech News, Technology|Tags: |0 Comments

US telecom giant Verizon nears $5-billion deal to buy internet pioneer Yahoo

Verizon Communications is nearing a deal to buy Yahoo , beating out rival bidders for the iconic web pioneer, people familiar with the matter said. Verizon is discussing a price close to $5 billion for Yahoo's core internet business, one of the people said and the deal doesn't include the company's patents at

2016-07-23T04:30:38+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Categories: News, Tech News, Technology|Tags: |0 Comments

13 must-visit websites you may not know about

ET Bureau| Karan Bajaj & Hitesh Raj Bhagat | Jul 23, 20161/1413 must-visit websites you may not know aboutThere are billions of websites on the internet and more come up on a daily basis.However, there are a few that offer unique services. Here's a list of 20 such websites...Read more

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