Tag Archives: Internet

Cisco Sees Bright Internet Future in India with 83 Crore Users by 2021

Whether India reaches full literacy by 2021 or not may be a big question but certainly the Internet will penetrate almost two-thirds of its population, according to a Cisco report. Currently, India’s internet users are about 373 million (28% of population) and expected to reach 829 million(82.9 crore) or 59% by 2021, said the global networking giant on Friday. In ...

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Aakash Tutorials Goes Live Online as ‘AakashLive’ Powered by WizIQ

Aakash, India’s leading institute for medical and engineering entrance besides regular coaching, has gone online live with WizIQ technology and launched its AakashLive program. The partnership would see WizIQ’s ‘Online Academy Builder’ and ‘Virtual Classroom’ technology utilized to simulate a live classroom experience for engineering, medical and foundation courses aspirants. The major player in online segment currently is “Merit Nation”. ...

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Super-fast Internet Speed Achieved at 12000km by UC Engineers

University of California engineers have achieved a dream time super fast Internet speed of 12000 km via fibre optic cables, revolutionizing the future of Internet. Photonics researchers at the University of California, San Diego have increased the maximum power of signal to be sent and thus reduce the distance through optical fibers, which provide the data transmission for the internet, ...

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Beware! UC Browser Leaks Your Personal Data

If you are a user of popular UC Browser, you are prone for some data leaks. A Canadian technology research group found that that the popular mobile web browser – owned by the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd – had flaws. The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs examined the UC Browser ...

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Google’s ‘Person finder’, Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ Out in Nepal but Internet is Down

Whenever earthquakes or natural disasters strike any part of the world, Google and Facebook have been upfront to offer their free “Person Finder” and “Safety Check” tools to locate stranded people but this time it was too late almost after 48 hours since the disaster struck the Himalayan nation. Moreover, these internet tools cannot be accessed unless the communications and ...

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Quarkson Tests SkyOrbiter Drone To Provide 100 Times Less Expensive Internet

Portugal-based startup Quarkson has tested its long-awaited unmanned drone Skyorbiter that is designed to provide Internet access to remote and inaccessible areas in the world at 100 times cheaper than the current spectrum based Internet, giving a tougher challenge to Google’s balloon-based experiment or Facebook’s drone-based trials in the segment. The tested Skyorbiter LA65, weighing 120 kg,  has a wingspan ...

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