‘Govt’s grand plan to go after free speech’

Social Media and all ‘intermediaries’ – every entity that helps transmit data or store data online – stand to lose with the new ‘unconstitutional’ social media framework and guidelines, experts say. Bangalore:  M V Rajeev Gowda, a former member of parliament in the Rajya Sabha and a national spokesperson for the Indian National Congress, said […]

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A year of education lapse, thanks to digital divide

With limited or no means to continue their learning, slum children skip a year’s education.     The pandemic highlights how digital divide could halt education, the most basic necessity of Bangalore’s slums’ upgrading. The schools have remained shut due to the onset of the pandemic. They were shut until December 2020, when the Karnataka government […]

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Chinese smartphones need not worry about their place in the Indian mobile market share

Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, Realme(owned by Oppo), Redmi(owned by Xiaomi), Samsung(Korean company) are the people’s choice in India when it comes to buying a smartphone. Bengaluru: There is no doubting the fact that people love using phones. (An ever evolving generation of gadgets which fits the world into one’s fingers) and it is nothing short of […]

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Homemakers use social media to resell clothes, lifestyle items

Customers find it a convenient way to buy stuff. Gujarat: Homemakers in Gujarat are increasingly getting involved in the reselling business through social media platforms. Ashal Bhogesara, an apparel reseller who owns FabFashion, said, “Amid the pandemic, when several people are losing their jobs, this business is offering employment to women. Also, due to the […]

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