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30 percent of global web traffic is porn


April 9th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Around 30 percent of all internet traffic is pornography, and the biggest porn site gets over four billion page views and 350 million unique visits ... Read more...

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All websites should operate within Indian laws: Pilot


February 7th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) All websites, including social media sites, would have to operate within the India laws and be responsible for hosting any content, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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US optical networking firm expands Bangalore research facility


December 5th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 5 (IANS) Infinera Corp, a leading US provider of optical networking systems to telecom carriers, Monday announced it is expanding its research and development facility in this tech ... Read more...

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Russian security service wants ban on Skype, Gmail, Hotmail


April 9th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): Russia's security agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB), has proposed banning Skype, Hotmail and Gmail as their "uncontrolled use" could pose a security threat, a service official has said.The ... Read more...

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How natural disasters, political unrest affect Internet usage


April 5th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A study on natural disasters and political unrest has provided unique insight into the effects they have on the Internet.Researchers at Northwestern University analysed data from the recent ... Read more...

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World wide web inventor to protect ‘open internet’


March 17th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.17 (ANI): The UK government has announced that world wide web creator Tim Berners-Lee will work with broadband providers to make sure the internet is protected from corporate interests.During a summit ... Read more...

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Laser can revolutionise data transfer, communication


March 7th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) A new laser can deliver error-free data at a record speed of 40 gigabits per second, four times the current speed, thus paving the way for ... Read more...

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Libya blocks Internet to stifle information about insurrection


March 5th, 2011 - 8:58 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Mar. 5 (ANI): Internet services in Libya appear to have been completely halted in an attempt to stifle information about the insurrection.The move, coming ahead of planned protests in ... Read more...

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Joan Rivers Flaunts Her Hot Body In Go Daddy Commercial


February 7th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that more than the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers game at Super Bowl XLV, the viewers were more interested in the commercials, that ... Read more...

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Egyptian Government’s Crackdown On Communication Medium Condemned Globally


January 29th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The crackdown on Internet and mobile telephony in Egypt continue amidst countrywide protests and growing civil unrest. In cities like Suez, Alexandria and Cairo curfew ... Read more...

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Egypt Internet Shutdown Stuns World, Economic Impact Yet To Be Measured


January 29th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The stand taken by the government in Egypt to thwart the protesters demanding the end of Hosni Mubarak's reign has stunned the political circles globally. Amidst ... Read more...

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Egypt Violence Reaches A Crescendo, Internet Blackout Follows


January 28th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The civil unrest in Egypt is getting worse with the Hosni Mubarak government imposing a blackout on Internet traffic from and to the trouble ridden country. ... Read more...

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Egypt Shuts Down Internet Amidst Rising Political Unrest And Protests


January 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The political unrest and protest in Egypt is growing by day and the government is in no mood to relent. That explains why the government of ... Read more...

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No hiding from big boss, thanks to mobile app


January 26th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) A mobile phone "clocking-on machine" now spies on lazy workers misusing company cars.The Crystal Ball mobile phone application works the same way as an in-car satellite navigation system.It ... Read more...

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FCC Votes For Net Neutrality Amidst Protests


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Communications Commission gave its nod to implement new rules that stops cable and phone companies from booth favoring and discriminating against web content and ... Read more...

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Scientists working to make internet better, more responsive


December 14th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS) Researchers are working on a new project to improve the reliability and efficiency of internet services.The team includes researchers from the AT&T Labs Research, the research arm of ... Read more...

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China firm refutes US charge it hijacked internet


November 19th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) The US has said China Telecom, the state-owned telecommunications operator, had "hijacked" 15 percent of the world's internet traffic, including sensitive encrypted data from the US Senate, the ... Read more...

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Tech industry to hold secret meeting to discuss future of open Internet


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Some of the biggest names in technology are holding a closed-doors meeting to discuss the future of open Internet - which has caused a public uproar amongst net ... Read more...

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US Federal Communications Commission stalls Internet neutrality talks


August 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.8 (ANI): US regulators have halted closed-door meetings intended to find a way to make sure all web data is treated equally.According to the BBC, the US Federal Communications Commission was ... Read more...

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Google accused of betraying sanctimonious ‘net neutrality’ law


August 7th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 7 (ANI): Google, the internet giant, has admitted that it has been in talks with the US communications provider Verizon, and even agreed on an outline plan on how internet ... Read more...

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Russia tops Internet attack traffic list


July 29th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Russia experiences the maximum Internet attack traffic, such as phishing and spam, in the world, according to a study.With 12 percent of attack traffic, Russia has topped the ... Read more...

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Pak blockage of Facebook, YouTube might increase traffic to these sites


May 21st, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 21 (ANI): Pakistan's blockage on wildly popular web-sites like YouTube and Facebook will likely have a reverse effect from the one desired by authorities as curious Netizens would log ... Read more...

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After Facebook, Pakistan blocks YouTube


May 20th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) After banning social networking site Facebook, Pakistan Thursday blocked the YouTube site in what was described as "a bid to contain blasphemous material". "The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has ... Read more...

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Nabbed manager reveals how porn game websites are run


April 8th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): A manager of a porn game website has come out in the open to reveal how his business works.The manager's revelations to the National Business Daily came ... Read more...

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U.S. Court Goes Against FCC On Net Neutrality In Its Verdict


April 7th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An American federal court tossed the future of the set of laws governing the Internet and the American broadband development strategy into doubt on Tuesday ... Read more...

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Belarus orders Internet providers to collect personal user data


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Minsk/Moscow, Feb 2 (DPA) Belarus' authoritarian government Monday ordered even tighter online controls, ordering internet providers to collect personal data and profiles of their users, according to the independent Belarusian news agency ... Read more...

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Kanye West car accident death hoax rules the Internet


October 22nd, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This was the hoax that was ruling the Internet traffic everywhere on all the blogs, forums, social networking sites, Twitter, Google, Bing etc. Kanye ... Read more...

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Netmagic unveils green data centre in Chennai


October 6th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) India's leading managed IT services provider Netmagic Solutions Tuesday unveiled its "green" data centre here to offer a range of third-party services in the tech infrastructure ... Read more...

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Technopark ties up with Beijing Software Park (Business Capsule)


September 22nd, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) City-based information technology park Technopark has signed a cooperation agreement with China's Beijing Zhongguancun Software Park Co (Zpark), it was announced here Tuesday. Under the agreement, the ... Read more...

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Rumors Surrounding Gina Carano And Playboy


August 14th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by GD
One gorgeous lady who is making all the right moves in her professional career is Gina Carano. The MMA hottie is constantly breezing in to news headlines for her "in the ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson Death Photos: Hard To Find


June 27th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by GD
Michael Jackson's death photos have not been published online as such but a photo taken by ET shows him in the ambulance and doctors trying their best to revive him. The ... Read more...

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Obama’s cyberdefence plan raises privacy concerns


June 13th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 13 (ANI): President Barack Obama's plan to create a new Pentagon cyber command to protect the US from cyber attacks is raising significant privacy and diplomatic concerns.Unveiling the ... Read more...

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Obama launches cyberspace security plan


May 30th, 2009 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Friday declared the country's digital infrastructure a "strategic national asset" whose protection needs to be overseen from within the White House. Referring to a ... Read more...

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Cybersquatters hoping to cash in on Susan Boyle’s popularity


May 28th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is being targeted by cybersquatters, who want to make money from the global interest in Britain's Got Talent's contestant.Boyle is among 33 of ... Read more...

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Dutch internet search engine claims to offer total privacy


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Feb 3 (DPA) A Dutch company says it has developed the world's first internet search engine that guarantees users' absolute privacy.Ixquick (www.ixquick.com), established in 1998, is a so-called meta-search engine, which ... Read more...

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