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Google to beam Internet from balloons

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Christchurch, New Zealand: Google revealed top-secret plans on Saturday to send balloons to the edge of space with the lofty aim of bringing Internet to the two-thirds of the global population curren

Man sends dirty photo, woman contacts his mother


The intention of an Internet charmer by the name Trevor to harass a girl boomeranged when she contacted his mother. Trevor had sent the girl his nude selfie and that of his private part, to which t

As Facebook grows up, ambitions get reality check

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San Francisco: Facebook, which once seemed poised to take over the Internet, is showing its limitations: a host of newer services are gaining ground among trend-setting youth; a much-hyped smartphone

New IT Act rules to make arrests harder


The Centre, acting after widespread nationwide outrage over misuse of the Information Technology Act, said on Thursday it would issue new guidelines by which only a police officer not below the rank o

FB case: SC seeks explanation from Maha govt on girls' arrest


The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to explain the circumstances under which its police arrested two girls from Palghar in Thane district for posting comments on Facebook on the November 18 shutdown for Bal Thackeray's funeral.

Cyber world is a golden cage


Shraddha, 23, an IT professional was absolutely shocked when her fiancé called off their engagement after he saw some 'disturbing' pictures of her on the Internet. A depressed Shraddha then approached

Hacker claims credit for outage at major Web host


A member of a hacker collective claimed credit Monday for downing the Web hosting firm GoDaddy, which manages millions of websites around the world.

Credit was claimed on Twitter by AnonymousOwn3r, i

Govt planned to bar Twitter after exodus of N-E people

In the wake of panic among people from North East in various parts of the country last month, the government was planning to block micro-blogging site Twitter in eight states as the content on it was

Boys made to strip, pole dance in NIT

A video footage showing an unidentified student being brutally ragged and tortured at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal, surfaced on the Internet on Wednesday.

The footage, which h

India faces Twitter backlash over Internet clampdown


The government faced an angry backlash from Twitter users on Thursday after ordering Internet service providers to block about 20 accounts that officials said had spread scare-mongering material that

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.