Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.20

Now, lodge an FIR over WhatsApp

Now, Ranchi residents can lodge first information reports (FIRs) over WhatsApp without having to visit police stations, the police have decided in the wake of rapidly increasing Covid-19 cases among p...
By Our Correspondent in

Technology  /  Published 28.06.20

Restore lost contacts

The contacts on my Samsung smartphone have got deleted. Is there a way to get them back?Roshni BhatiaThis keeps happening on some models of Samsung phones. You have to first ensure that sync is turned...
By Surit Doss in

India  /  Published 24.12.18

Fresh flashpoint on data

The government was forced into damage-control mode on Monday after news broke about efforts to amend the IT Act and get online platforms to track down “unlawful’’ content and break the end-to-en...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Technology  /  Published 23.11.19

Driving the code

Once I walked out of the airport in South Korea, there was a guy holding a placard; I am still in touch with him. As soon as I got into the car, he took out a car phone. It was a cellular CDMA phone. ...
By Mathures Paul in

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Parliamentary panel asks Twitter to engage more with EC

A parliamentary panel has asked microblogging site Twitter to address issues in real time and engage more with the Election Commission of India (ECI) ahead of the general elections. The panel also sum...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.11.18

Ranchi lab in Whatsapp push against fake news

Do you get provocative forwards on WhatsApp that make you angry at certain communities or political parties? Most likely, they are fake videos and messages created by vested interests to make you reac...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 26.04.20

NCPCR notice to online platforms over child sexual abuse material

The apex child rights body, NCPCR, has issued a notice to Google, Twitter and WhatsApp to highlight its concern over increased traffic for child pornography from India through these platforms during l...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.04.20

Mark-Mukesh deal message

Facebook Inc will invest $5.7 billion (Rs 43,574 crore) for a 9.9 per cent stake in Jio Platforms, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) that will house the group’s digital businesses.The de...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 08.04.20

Duo launch their first podcast, Uncle, Please Sit!

Both have a background in comedy and now both have turned podcasters. A few weeks ago Tushar Abhichandani and Joel Pereira launched their first podcast, Uncle, Please Sit!, with the help of IVM Podcas...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

World  /  Published 07.04.20

WhatsApp tightens forwarding limits

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp tightened message forwarding limits on Tuesday, restricting users to sharing forwarded content one chat at a time after a jump in messages touting bogus medical advice since ...
By Reuters in San Francisco


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