Internet Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Doomsday Surfing or Doomsday Scrolling?

People are continuously reading about the pandemic and news related to it. They are even sacrificing their working hours or crucial sleep time in the process. This is being done compulsively. This scenario is called Doomsday Scrolling. What is Doomsday Surfing? It is the tendency to scroll through bad news even though the news is ..

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 60 Starlink satellites

The SpaceX recently launched sixty Starlink Internet Satellites. The satellites were carried by Falcon 9 rocket. It was launched from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station located in Florida. SpaceX The company has done twelve launches in 2021 alone. The majority of those launches have been its own Starlink satellites. SpaceX has permission to launch ..

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National Internet Exchange of India Initiatives

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology recently launched three new initiatives of National Internet Exchange of India. They were NIXI Academy, IP Guru and NIXI-IP-INDEX. Three Initiatives of NIXI IP Guru: It is also called IPv6 that extends support to all Indian entities that are finding it challenging to adopt IPv6. The IPv6 is ..

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Facebook Inclusive Internet Index

The Economist Intelligence Unit along with Facebook recently released the Inclusive Internet Index. According to the index, India is at the 49th spot when it comes to internet inclusion and gender equality in accessing the internet. The Facebook Inclusive Internet Index looked at 120 countries. These countries represented 96% of global population and 98% of ..

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BRICS seminar on Misuse of Internet by Terrorists

The National Investigation Agency recently organised a two-day virtual event with BRICS countries on “Misuse of Internet by terrorists”. India hosted the seminar as it is holding the BRICS chair for the year 2021. About the Seminar The seminar was held on emerging technologies and artificial intelligence, dark web and anonymisers, exploitation of social media ..

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