June 2, 2011
Freedom is important, so is responsibility. In countries like India, the media have a responsibility to fight backward ideas such as casteism and communalism, and help the people fight poverty and other social evils.
May 23, 2011
Can there ever be a final word on internet safety and young people? As the summer holidays approach and children have more time to spend online, the dangers of the info superhighway get closer hom...
May 17, 2011
Sony on Monday offered frustrated gamers free video games and movie rentals as its online entertainment networks resumed normal functions after nearly a month of disruptions and data breaches caus...
May 9, 2011
BitCoin is an attempt to restore privacy and anonymity in online transactions
April 9, 2011
JJacob Mathew, Executive Editor of the Malayala Manorama Group of Publications, has unanimously been elected president of WAN-IFRA at its annual general meeting held in Dublin, Ireland. »
March 29, 2011
Amazon.com wants to be more than a destination for shopping online — it also dreams of being a place where you can store your music, photos and videos and access them any time, from an...
March 27, 2011
Subodh Saxena, DIR (DS-II), Ministry of Communications and IT, Department of Telecommunications, New Delhi, writes:With reference to the news report published in The Hindu on M...
March 15, 2011
The internet is gobbling up every other kind of news media, according to an annual study issued Monday. The Pew Project’s study, The State of the News Media, found that for the first...
March 7, 2011
Two key issues Budget-2011 is seen as having failed to address are inflation and mass hunger. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announced in his budget speech that the long-promised National...
February 19, 2011
Supreme Court judge Altmas Kabir on Saturday stressed the need for the police and magistrates to acquire greater skills and expertise in information technology in cracking cybercrime. Inaug...
June 1, 2011
Search engine giant Google today announced the launch of its new tool ‘Global Market Finder’ in India, which will help advertisers find new markets overseas for their products.&...
May 18, 2011
Singapore—based software applications developer U2opia Mobile has developed a new application for mobile phones that will allow users to access Facebook on all types of handsets withou...
May 15, 2011
Sony spokesman Sosuke Kamei said the company’s probe into the hacker attack was ongoing. He declined to give details on the investigation.
April 24, 2011
NewsClick, touted as an “alternative to corporate media”, has completed two years in existence. Founded in 2009 by a group of senior journalists to “address issues that mat...
April 6, 2011
Speaking to students at Cambridge University earlier this month, Julian Assange, Editor-in-Chief of WikiLeaks, offered an important insight: “while the Internet has in some ways...
March 28, 2011
In the backdrop of controversy over paid news, the Press Council of India has come out with guidelines for the media like not partaking any hospitality or inducements from political parties and...
March 16, 2011
In a rare public appearance, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said leaked diplomatic cables played a role in sparking the pro-democracy revolution in West Asia. Addressing the Cambridge Uni...
March 9, 2011
The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Google on Tuesday said they have begun digitising thousands of previously unseen Mandela files to make them available online.
“What sets this...
March 1, 2011
With Facebook and several other websites allegedly featuring blasphemous material against Prophet Mohammed and the Quran, the Pakistan government has informed a court here that all required steps...
February 19, 2011
The upgrade, which human-rights groups have hailed as a step forward for the LGBT community, will be available to users in U.S., Canada, France, U.K. and Australia.