CISF issues fresh social media rules for personnel; seeks disclosure of their IDs

NEW DELHI: The(CISF) has issued a set of new social media usage guidelines for its about 1.62 lakh personnel directing them to ‘disclose’ their user IDs on all platforms like,and Instagram to the organisation, an official order said. The fresh guidelines issued on July 31 said violators and defaulters of these rules will face ‘strict …

Delhi High Court directs Facebook, Google to remove offending material on Sasikala

New Delhi: TheWednesday directedandto remove alleged derogatory material related to BJP leaderPushpa who claimed that her image was being tarnished by purported morphed photos and videos with a man on social media. A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh also stayed the June 2 judgement of a single judge relating to the direction …

Discovery to document SpaceX’s historic astronaut launch

LOS ANGELES:has announced that it will be documenting the launch of arocket ship with twoastronauts on a history-making flight into orbit. The launch was called off on Wednesday with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown because of thunderclouds and the danger of lightning. The liftoff has been rescheduled for Saturday afternoon atin …

Emerging startups find their big picture in web videos

Videos are emerging as the preferred way to communicate with prospective consumers for early stage consumer internet, as they expand user base beyond metros. Faster internet, language barriers for text and literacy issues are making these startups explore video as an option to make their products go viral. A new breed of fintech players such …

Everyday tech tips: How to deal with pain points in your gadgets

We use our devices for multiple hours each day. But they each have pain points intrinsic to the platform. ET offers some solutions to these daily irritants: Transfer Files Between Devices All of our multiple devices (desktops, laptops, phones, tablets) don’t always play nice with each other because of their different platforms. But,, MAC andare …

Five women, three men and two brands – the Top 10 most followed accounts on Twitter

Pop-sensationon Friday createdhistory by becoming the first person to garner 100 million followers on the micro blogging site. The singer, who made her debut on theplatform in 2009, has been very active since she first tweeted during her travels in Berlin. And now, the ‘Witness’ singer can reach 100 million people with just 140 characters. …

From Robinhood to Twitter, Indians are leading tech in Silicon Valley

American financial services companyMarkets Inc.Google’s top executiveas its first chief product officer. She will be overseeing the company’s product, design and research initiatives, according to a statement on Thursday. With this, she joins an exclusive club of Indians who are leading technology or product teams at some of the biggest Silicon Valley natives—fromto. Here’s a …

Go down a different path: Techies find their voices and storm the world of music

Working professionals are taking their passion beyond hobby level, and into realm of an alternate career. S Venkat won many laurels for his music at college culturals. When the Mumbai born marketing professional moved to11 years ago, he left his music behind. The next decade was devoted solely to climbing the career ladder and settling …

Google expands partnership with Prasar Bharati for live, archival content digitisation

NEW DELHI: Tech gianton Tuesday announced a continued long-term collaboration withfor live coverage onand Google Search for events of national importance such as the National Independence Day and Republic Day telecast. Google will also work towards digitising content from over two decades fromandon Google Arts and Culture and host digital archives of Prasar Bharti in …