Internet

Groupon to Pay IBM $57 Million to Settle US Patent Dispute

October 3, 2018

Online marketplace Groupon on Monday said it would pay $57 million (roughly Rs. 418 crores) to International Business Machines Corp to settle an intellectual property dispute. IBM’s lawsuit, filed in US court in Delaware in 2016, alleged Groupon used IBM’s patented e-commerce technology without authorisation. A jury sided with IBM in July, ordering Chicago-based Groupon to pay $83 million in […]

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Opera Touch Browser Comes to iOS With Built-in Ad-Blocker and More

October 2, 2018

Opera Touch is now available for iOS users following its launch on Android earlier this year. In April 2018, Operahad unveiled its latest mobile browser that can connect with the updated Opera PC browser without setting up a password or login. One of the key features of the new Opera Touch is that the navigation has been designed to […]

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More internet access is coming to Africa, but the market isn’t always ready for it

September 16, 2018

The prospect of connecting Africa’s 55 countries and over one billion people via better road and rail networks has often run into the challenge of raising the billions of dollars needed to turn a decades-old vision into reality. While the investment in building and maintaining intra-country road networks has been slow in coming, connecting Africa via the internet […]

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Pinterest Now Has 250 Million Monthly Users

September 13, 2018

Visual search giant Pinterest has revealed that it is being used by 250 million people each month as it quietly continues to grow and other social networks slightly falter. “At a time when the Internet can feel increasingly negative and politicised, we think it’s remarkable that a quarter of a billion people are choosing to spend their […]

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Hathway Launches 300Mbps Broadband Plan With 2TB FUP, Free Wi-Fi Mesh in Chennai

September 11, 2018

In a new development, Hathway has launched a new 300Mbps broadband plan for its Chennai customers. This new broadband plan offers 2TB of data FUP, and is priced at Rs. 1,699 per month. If the user decides to take a 12-month plan up front, the monthly tenure is reduced to Rs. 1,250 per month. Alongside, Hathway also […]

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Internet voting unable to fetch attention of overseas Pakistanis, some thousands registered

September 9, 2018

(Web Desk) – Lack of interest by the overseas Pakistanis is creating hurdle for introducing the new system of internet or online voting. This project was initiated with an aim to give voting rights to Pakistanis living abroad. There are around 0.52 million Pakistanis residing abroad from the constituencies where by-elections are to be held. […]

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Selena Gomez Says She Hasn’t Been on the Internet in “Months”

September 4, 2018

It’s no secret that Selena Gomez has taken a step back from the spotlight of late. Despite a new Coach campaign and a few summery Instagram posts, the singer has remained largely removed from the Internet’s ongoing conversations about her career and her personal life—like how she would react to former beau Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin’s engagement, or what the deal […]

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The Internet of Animals: Using tagged wildlife as a global network of environmental sensors

August 19, 2018

The final pieces are now in place for an international effort to take wildlife tracking to a new level. The International Cooperation for Animal Research Using Space (ICARUS) seeks to attach tiny transmitters to creatures in unprecedented numbers, with astronauts this week installing the antenna on the International Space Station (ISS) that will collate all […]

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Mozilla Removes 23 Firefox Add-Ons For Logging Browser History And Sending to Unsecure Servers

August 17, 2018

Mozilla has deleted as many as 23 Firefox add-ons after being caught for covertly logging browser history of users. At first, an add-on called Web Security was deleted for tracking web history and sending data to servers in Germany. However, upon further inspection, multiple add-ons with different features were found to run the same code, and action against […]

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Google to Now Show More Contextual Subtopics in Search Results

August 17, 2018

The next time you are looking up for a particular city to move to, Google plans to show you the comparison between two cities, and possibly even tell you about the cost difference. Google has added a new feature to its search engine with the aim to provide you with more relevant information to give you multiple […]

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