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2019 edition of International Internet Day (IID)

The International Internet Day (IID) is observed every year on 29th October  to mark the anniversary of the first usage of the Internet to send message electronically in 1969.The day also offeres the possibilities offered by new technologies to improve standards of living by giving people more understanding of technology and its functions.

Canada to ban mobile phones in class rooms

Next year, Canada will ban mobile phones in classrooms. However, it will allow teachers interested to use them as a part of the lessons. However, the ban is applicable only to government schools. LAst year the French Government banned mobile phones in school. Though the majority support and welcome the move, some believe that they ..

IAMAI constitutes Namrita Mahindro committee to promote technologies in India

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has formed a new industry expert committee to develop and promote an augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) ecosystem in India. The committee is chaired by Namrita Mahindro, Senior General Manager of digital transformation in Mahindra Group and co-chaired by Satyajeet Singh, Head –Strategic Product Partnership, India and South ..

India is now second-largest mobile phone producer in world

India is now the second-largest mobile phone producer in the world after China, as per information shared by Indian Cellular Association (ICA) with the Government of India (GoI). ICA referred to data available from market research firm IHS, China’s National Bureau of Statistics and Vietnam General Statistics Office. According to the data shared by ICA, ..