Internet

Jio Phone Comes With Dedicated Rs. 153 Plan; Jio Phone TV-Cable Announced Too

HIGHLIGHTS JioPhone will come with exciting data plans Voice calls will always be free on the JioPhone, Ambani said The company also announced two sachets for data usage With the JioPhone finally launched, there is a lot of excitement in the market to see whether the handset would be emulate the success of the Reliance Jio telecom venture. A lot of ... Read More »

BharatNet Project: Cabinet Gives Nod for Modified Implementation Strategy

HIGHLIGHTS Cabinet has approved ‘Modified Implementation Strategy’ of BharatNet It aims to give minimum 100Mbps broadband connectivity to gram panchayats It entails a total estimated expenditure of Rs. 42,068 crores The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the ‘Modified Implementation Strategy’ of BharatNet project for providing broadband connectivity to all gram panchayats by March 2019, according to an official source. “The Cabinet has approved ... Read More »

Amazon’s Meal Kits Go on Sale as It Looks to Expand Groceries Business

Amazon has begun selling ready-to-cook meal packages for busy households in a bid to expand its groceries business. Amazon-branded meal kits come with raw ingredients needed to prepare such meals as chicken tikka masala and falafel patties. They can help households save time; a kit for salmon with soba noodles can be prepared in just a half-hour, for instance. But at ... Read More »

Apple Appoints Isabel Ge Mahe as New China Head Amid Localisation Drive

Apple Inc on Wednesday said it has appointed a managing director for Greater China – a newly created role – in its latest move to localise product features and comply with new cyber regulations in China governing foreign technology firms. Isabel Ge Mahe, who worked in wireless technology at Apple for over nine years, will coordinate teams across China, the US company ... Read More »

Oracle to Add 1,000 Employees in European Cloud Push

Oracle is hiring 1,000 employees in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as it expands its cloud computing services in the region. The company is looking for workers with between two to six years of experience to staff sales, management, finance, recruitment, marketing and human resources roles for its cloud computing service, Oracle said Tuesday. The Redwood, California-based company did not specify ... Read More »

Symantec Says 96 Percent of Indians at Risk While Using Public Wi-Fi Networks

HIGHLIGHTS Consumers are unable to resist a strong, free Wi-Fi network 73 percent of Indians will do or swap something for a strong Wi-Fi signal 31 percent use public Wi-Fi for viewing explicit or suggestive content A whopping 96 percent of Indians put personal information at risk while using public Wi-Fi for checking bank accounts, sharing personal photos and videos, ... Read More »

Blackstone warns of internet impact on US shopping malls

A woman passes a shuttered anchor store in the parking lot of the Marley Station Mall in Glen Burnie, Maryland © Bloomberg Blackstone, the world’s largest real estate investor, has warned that the outlook for America’s enclosed shopping malls is darkening quicker than experts expected as the growing online retail threat hammers their valuations. More than 10 per cent of US ... Read More »

I’M ADDICTED TO WATCHING ARCHIVE RAVE FOOTAGE ON THE INTERNET

Hi, my name is Louis Anderson-Rich and I am an archive rave addict. Right, I see by the way your face has scrunched up that you don’t have a clue what I’m talking about so let me cut to the chase. Basically, like people who have been duped by Nigerian money scams, Yahoo Mail users and Bad Luck Brian, the Internet ... Read More »

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over These Zendaya And Tom Holland Dating Rumors

ATTENTION, HUMANITY: I may or may not have very good news for you regarding Spider-Man stars Tom Holland and Zendaya. Carlos Alvarez / Getty Images But first, let me make something absolutely clear: The things I am about to share with you are just rumors. So please, do not purchase your wedding outfit just yet. So, here’s the deal: According to People, Zendaya and Tom ... Read More »

Microsoft proposing $10B program to bring broadband internet to rural America

Sherry Scott, a schoolteacher in southern Virginia, tests a new broadcast internet system as part of a pilot program by Microsoft and Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities to extend access to more rural students. (Microsoft) In an event scheduled for Tuesday in Washington, D.C., Microsoft plans to propose using technology it helped develop as a cornerstone of an effort to connect the ... Read More »