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YouTube Is Down, It’s Not Just You

If you are wondering why YouTube is down for you, you are not alone, the world’s biggest video-sharing website is suffering an unknown outage currently and the users are unable to access the website. The users who visit the website can see a 500 error along with a message saying, “500 Internal Server Error Sorry, something went wrong. A team ... Read More »

Why the Words ‘The Clocks Are Ticking’ Bring Relief, Not Tension to ISRO Every Day

HIGHLIGHTS India’s navigation satellite system NavIC is similar to GPS, Glonass Each satellite has three clocks & a total of 27 clocks for NavIC The clocks are important to provide precise locational data “The clocks are ticking.” Every morning this announcement brings relief and not tension to the Indian space agency team that is managing the navigation satellite system NavIC ... Read More »

Blockchains are the new Linux, not the new Internet

Cryptocurrencies are booming beyond belief. Bitcoin is up sevenfold, to $2,500, in the last year. Three weeks ago the redoubtable Vinay Gupta, who led Ethereum’s initial release, published an essay entitled “What Does Ether At $100 Mean?” Since then it has doubled. Too many altcoins to name have skyrocketed in value along with the Big Two. ICOs are raking in ... Read More »

Man found not guilty of Christmas Eve manslaughter

Neville Harris, 48, was on trial in the High Court in Hamilton over the death of 29-year old Tama Retimana on Christmas Eve last year. Mr Harris’ lawyer argued his client was defending a woman who he believed was being sexually violated by Mr Retimana. Mr Harris said he was disgusted by Mr Retimana’s behaviour because it was inappropriate, and ... Read More »

Ludhiana teachers asked not to wear jeans as it provocates and distracts students

An order has been forwarded to all the DEOs and principals in Ludhiana to make sure that teachers wear decent clothes to school. The instructions were issued after receiving numerous complaints from parents of students about teachers. Representative Image         An order has been forwarded to all the district education officers (DEOs) and principals in Ludhiana by ... Read More »

Kesha at SXSW: ‘The internet is not a healthy place for me’

Kesha at SXSW. Photograph: Katrina Barber/Getty Images for SXSW Pop star Kesha spoke about the internet abuse she has suffered, which has seen the singer pare back her online presence dramatically, and her struggles with eating disorders at an emotionally charged SXSW event. Speaking at a session that discussed ways to reclaim the internet, the star said she only uses ... Read More »

Around 950 mn Indians still not on Internet: Study

Though mobile data plans in India are among the cheapest in the world and average retail price of smartphones is steadily declining, yet nearly 950 million Indians do not have an Internet connection, according to a joint study done by Assocham-Deloitte. “Internet penetration is increasing in India, the access to affordable broadband, smart devices and monthly data packages is required ... Read More »

Not just a small nick: Priya Goswami’s second film raises an even louder voice against FGM

National-award winner Priya Goswami’s first film looked closely at the practice of female genital cutting practised by the Dawoodi Bohra community of India. The community is one of the more liberal, sects of Islam, yet practises this form of ritualistic Female Genital Circumcision/ Type 1 (FGC) often using crude methods and no anesthesia. Her new film ‘Just a small nick ... Read More »

Hamilton not surprised by Rosberg retirement

Lewis Hamilton will miss Nico Rosberg next season but he was also one of the few people unsurprised on Friday by his Mercedes team mate’s decision to retire only days after winning the Formula One championship. “This is the first time he’s won (a title) in 18 years, hence why it was not a surprise that he decided to stop,” ... Read More »