Indian Navy bans smartphones, social media on bases, ships
"All social networking platforms including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other messengers from here on now will not be allowed at the naval bases and ships," said a senior Indian Navy officer. On December 20, Intelligence agencies busted an espionage racket linked to Pakistan with the arrest of seven Indian Navy personnel and a hawala operator.
Loom Solar launches world's first IoT-based solar AC module
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Vistara partners with Nelco for inflight data services; likely to launch shortly: Telecom Secretary
“Vistara has tied up with Nelco and they ...
Youths’ pent-up anger, social media messages fuelled stir: UP police
Messages on social media on platforms such as WhatsApp have been another reason for trouble. It ultimately made the administration stop mobile internet services in nearly 20 districts.
WhatsApp ‘exits’ accounts of J&K users
As per WhatsApp’s global policy, accounts that remain unused for 120 days are automatically deactivated. As J&K completed exactly 120 days of internet blackout, residents woke up to find themselves checked out of their accounts and groups.
Facebook made progress this year in way consumers, advertisers could express: FB Exec
Facebook made tremendous progress this year in the way consumers and advertisers could express themselves on the platform through new tools and formats like stories, videos and new interactivity ads.
Bharti Airtel launches Wi-Fi calling in Mumbai, Kolkata, Andhra, Karnataka, TN
The VoWiFi technology allows users to make outgoing calls to any mobile phone number and landline by connecting to a public WiFi hotspot or any private home WiFi network. The service enables no cost calling across operators and minimal data usage using a handset which supports the technology.
Facebook India head appears before parliamentary panel on WhatsApp snooping issue
The parliamentary standing committee on Information Technology called the cyber security experts to hear their views on the issue of citizens data security and privacy. As per the notice of the meeting, the panel had also called non-official witnesses of the WhatsApp snooping row, including BJP's former organisational secretary Govindacharya.
WhatsApp identifies new holes, warns of malicious MP4 file
India is WhatsApp's biggest market with 400 million users. The development comes just weeks after WhatsApp sued Israeli company, NSO group, over the alleged misuse of their spyware Pegasus, that was installed in the phones of 1400 users, including at least 120 Indians. Many of those who were spied on were journalists, rights activists and lawyers.
Online fashion users expected to grow to 200 million in the next five years: Amar Nagaram, Myntra-Jabong
Flipkart-owned fashion etailer noted that the Myntra app has been ranked as one of the most viewed apps in the country alongside Whatsapp, Instagram and Tiktok, making m-commerce the future of Indian fashion retail.
Didn't appreciate Vodafone Group threat to quit India: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Telecom minister assured that a monopoly was not on agenda & state-run BSNL & MTNL were important assets
Students boycotting exams will not be eligible to register in next semester: JNU
In JNU, evaluation of students is conducted in different modes — home assignments, quizzes, term papers, presentations, sessional examinations etc., the varsity said.
Ecommerce consumer law may include social media shopping
85% of respondents to an online poll said social networks should be subject to e-commerce rules and policies.
Indian millennials addicted to smartphones, spend one-third of their waking hours on WhatsApp, FB
75% of the respondents agreed to have owned a smartphone in their teens.
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