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IBM Brings Mobile Weather Alert System to India That Doesn’t Need the Internet

In a bid to connect people in areas with lower connectivity and data availability, IBM and The Weather Company, owned by IBM Business, on Monday launched the country’s first mobile alerting platform that will deliver weather alerts without Internet. The technology uses peer-to-peer connections on a “mesh network” to send critical weather alerts to people in remote areas. The technology ... Read More »

TRAI recommends telecom ombudsman for complaint redressal

There have been complaints on account of wrong billing, poor service and unsatisfactory resolution of consumer grievances. New Delhi: The telecom regulator TRAI today made a strong pitch for establishment of an ombudsman in the sector and suggested a three-tier mechanism for effective resolution of consumer complaints. The recommendations by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) assume significance given ... Read More »

Twitch Will Sell PC Games and Pay You for It

Highlights Twitch will sell games from Spring this year It will give streamers five percent of the sales It will have its own games launcher as well Twitch, the Amazon-owned live streaming service has announced you can soon buy PC games from it. Keeping with its community focus, streamers who partnered with Twitch for this program will get five percent ... Read More »

US FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to Block Stricter Broadband Data Privacy Rules

The US Federal Communications Commission will block some Obama administration rules that subject broadband providers to stricter scrutiny than websites, a spokesman said on Friday, in a victory for internet providers such as AT&T, Comcast and Verizon Communications. The rules approved by the FCC in October in a 3-2 vote were aimed at protecting sensitive personal consumer data. Ajit Pai, ... Read More »

Facebook Will Let You Give Your Own Definition of ‘Objectionable’ Content

Already facing flak for its censorship policies, Facebook now wants its users to define what is “objectionable”, eventually empowering them to decide how much nudity and violence they are comfortable seeing, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post. These policies help a user understand what type of sharing is allowed on Facebook and what type of content may be reported ... Read More »