Business Internet Online Journalism

Eighteen coming of age

Television Eighteen India Ltd is emerging as a serious player in the Indian internet space. This “new” media group has its internet properties under Web18. Exchange4media reports that Web18 has acquired Cricketnext.com and Compareindia.com. The group boast of news website such as IBNLive.com, which should make it a serious contender as a vertical portal what […]

Ethics & Legal issues Freedom of Information Internet Online Journalism Technology

CERT-In and the attacks

“India is under attack from rogue elements within and outside the country, not only in its physical space (think Mumbai), but in cyberspace too. Extensions “.co.in” and “.gov.in” are special targets of hack-attacks, whose number, and intensity, is increasing at a worrying pace,”  reads a report from Vandana Gombar in the  Business Standard today. CERT-In […]

Blogging & RSS Ethics & Legal issues Freedom of Information Internet

The madness continues

As of this writing many blogs continue to remain out of bounds — typical bureaucratic overkill. One obviously is concerned about hate mongering. The disproportionate noise that fundamentalists of all hues are able to inflict on the online world is evident. There are techno-fundamentalists, of course, who think that blogosphere or cyberspace will somehow filter […]

Broadband Internet Technology

Broadband growing

At 1.5 million subscribers this year up from a few thousands last year, broadband has seen a 600 per cent growth rate, according the Internet Service Providers Association of India. Dial-up users have  also grown by 24 per cent to touch 6.9 million users. Net telephony is an attraction that is bound to see rapid […]