Tech parks ready for offline mode

As companies are getting ready to welcome employees back, tech parks are preparing for a safer environment. Tech parks in the city are getting ready to bring  staff back to offices with several safety measures. They are sanitizing offices, cleaning filtration systems in air conditioning and creating socially-distanced office desks said people manning tech park […]

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‘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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World Telecommunication Day: India’s digital divide widens

More than 80 percent of Indian students couldn’t access online schooling during the lockdown, Oxfam. Haryana: The 52nd World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) will be celebrated on May 17, 2021.  India is the world’s second-largest market in terms of total internet users. Its total internet usage grew 1.82 percent in the last quarter […]

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PUBG Mobile to make a comeback in India

The South Korean developer behind the banned PUBG mobile has announced today the game is being relaunched under a new title. Bengaluru: PUBG Mobile, the mobile version of the popular Battle-Royale game is making a comeback in India. Ten months after it was banned by India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, the developer behind […]

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Online Internships: No hands-on experience

As most internships go online, students worry they won’t acquire any skills due to  lack of practical experience. Bengaluru: Students pursuing their Bachelor’s in Engineering got no hands-on experience in their internships, as they were conducted online due to the pandemic.  Pranav K Bhat, a final year engineering student feels the lack of hands-on experience […]

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Online Property Tax: Navigating the ‘Unmapped’ Territory

The Mysore City Corporation (MCC) introduced an online payment option In April this year to pay property tax, but it has been marred by technical glitches and uneven mapping so far.  Mysuru: When Shaila realised she need not stand in long queues at the tax collection office to pay property tax like every year, she […]

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