The government has decided to put a blanket ban on several websites that allow users to share pornographic content. Department of Telecommunication (DOT) has directed Internet Service Providers to block 39 websites that allow users to share pornographic content.
Most of these websites are web forums, where internet users share images and URLs to download pornographic files. But some of these websites are also image hosts and file hosts, mostly used to store and share files that are non-pornographic.
The DOT order doesn’t give any reason or law under which the websites have been blocked. It says, “It has been decided to immediately block access to the [...]
Wishtel has partnered state-run telecom operator BSNL to launch its new Android tablet. Dubbed as IRA Icon 3G, the tablet will be released on October 1.
The Wishtel IRA Icon features 7-inch display with 800x480p resolution, Android 4.0, 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 3G connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and microSD card slot.
It also comes with a front camera, 2MP rear camera and 4000 mAh battery. Every tablet will be sold bundled with BSNL 3G SIM card and 2GB of data for 2 months.
The tablet PC has an internal [...]
BSNL, in partnership with SIS Infosystems, on Thursday launched telephones with video calling facility which will primarily be used to set up public Video Call Offices by replacing many of the PCOs.
BSNL is all set for turning Public Call Offices (PCO) into Video Call Offices (VCO). BSNL is encouraging candidates willing to be franchisers of this new service with a commission of 30 %. BSNL is going to charge Rs. 3 per 45 seconds of video call in general. The franchisers have the freedom to charge up to Rs. 10 per call based on the market standards in their locality. But a candidate [...]
Technology trainer NIIT inked a strategic alliance with Microsoft Corporation to develop cloud-ready professionals, to take on assignments in the global IT industry. Under this alliance NIIT will offer new programs in cloud and emerging technologies in association with Microsoft.
This initiative will allow students to look at the next generation opportunities in the field of cloud computing, cloud services, and apps development. Further, the benefit of Microsoft Certification integrated with NIIT programs will be made available to students both in the retail and academic space, by [...]
The restrictions imposed on sending bulk SMSes and MMSes, imposed in the wake of nationwide rumours of attacks on persons of northeastern states, was has been lifted by the government.
“The restrictions on SMSes and MMSes has been removed,” home ministry spokesperson K.S. Dhatwalia said here. The government issued a notification in this regard.
The telecom ministry had, on direction of home ministry, imposed the ban for 15 days on August 17. Later, the restriction was reviewed on August 24 when the telecom ministry increased the limit [...]
Fujitsu Tuesday launched two Ultrabooks in the Indian market, LIFEBOOK U772 and LIFEBOOK UH 572.
The 14-inch Lifebook U772 weighs approximately 1.4 kg and is 15.6 mm thin. It comes with a red or silver shell and frameless display. It offers optional built-in 3G/UMTS or 4G/LTE support to guarantee mobile connectivity even when outside the range of Wi-Fi hotspots. Its prices start from Rs 75,900.
On the other hand, the Lifebook UH572 features a 13.3-inch model. It weighs around 1.6 kg and is 18mm thin. Its standard features include an anti-glare [...]
Government has issued directions to all Internet service providers to disable any inflammatory or hateful content that targets the community for north eastern states.
“Based on complaints regarding content that’s inflammatory, hateful and inciting violence targeting North East Community, DIT has issued an advisory to all intermediaries,” Union Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot said.
The advisory based on terms and provisions of IT Act and Rules asks them to take action for disabling all such content on priority, the minister said.
As declared by HRD Minister Kapil Sibal today, very soon an improved version of Aakash will be introduced in the market. In the month of June, this new and much better version of Aakash has been already inaugurated by Sibal at IIT-Bombay.
The improved version is fitted with a faster processor (most probably an 800 Mhz processor) and enhanced battery life among other features. [quote]“It (the idea of low cost computer) was rejected throughout the world and it was said that India would not be able to make it. Our HRD ministry was committed to the Aakash project and ultimately we came out with the first version of the Aakash which costs Rs 2,276. Now, Aakash-2 has [...]
According to a reliable source at ASUS, the company is ready to launch its Eee Slate EP121-1A010M 12.1-Inch Tablet PC in India. The launch will happen within the coming weeks and we will have full coverage for your viewing pleasure. Its quite an interesting device, the only of its kind from a reputed manufacturer to run house a Core i5 processor and Windows 7 in a full tablet format. Specs of the Core i5 tablet include:12.1″ WSVGA (1280×800) Capacitive LED Touchscreen Pen or Finger Touch Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) Operating System Intel Core i5-470UM CPU 4GB of DDR3 1333MHz SDRAM, 1x4GB; 1 slot, 4GB Max Intel HD Graphics 64GB Solid State Drive Wireless [...]
Sony Ericsson has just announced the new Xperia Neo for India, while we were getting this news several vendors have confirmed that they should get the stock today. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo was announced at MWC 2011. The device has a 3.7-inch ‘Reality type display’ with BRAVIA engine. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread on-board, with a 1GHz Qualcomm processor, and 8MP camera on its rear end with dual-LED flash.
Tech SpecsSnapdragon 1 GHz processor Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine Android OS, v2.3 3.7 inches (854 x480pixels Scratch-resistant Display 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash 720p@30fps Video [...]