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GoI bans 59 mobile applications

On June 29, 2020, Government of India banned 59 mobile applications that are prejudicial to integrity and sovereignty of India. Highlights The Ministry of Information Technology with its power under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act blocked 59 mobile applications. According to the ministry, the applications were involved in activities that are harmful to ..

Google launches short-video making application – ‘Tangi’

Technological major Google has recently launched a short-video making application called ‘Tangi’, which is similar to the popular application TikTok. The application has been launched initially on the web and iOS platforms. Users have to post a short-video on a ‘Do-it-yourself’ (DIY) and creativity content using the application. The application for 60-second-videos has been designed ..

2019 edition of World Youth Skills Day (WYSD)

The World Youth Skills Day (WYSD) is observed every year on 15th of July to generate awareness and discussion about skill development for the youths to have a better livelihood. The 2019 theme is “Learning to learn for life and work”. This year, the world’s leading short video platform ‘TikTok’ and National Skill Development Corporation ..

Internet Trends Report 2019

Internet Trends Report 2019 compiled by Mary Meeker, an influential figure in the industry makes the following observations: The growth in the number of internet users is tapering with a growth rate of 6% in 2018 as against 7% the previous year. 8 billion internet users, more than half the world population is now online. ..

TikTok app banned in India

The Chinese video app TikTok has been banned in India and is no longer available both on Google and Apple app stores after an order by a state court which has put a ban on its downloads. It is seen as a big setback for the developer Bytedance Technology’s attempts to get more users in ..