The biggest stories of September 23, 2013
Sep 23, 2013
Congress makes Narendra Modi a poll issue?
Sep 23, 2013
Offbeat | Prasad Sanyal | Friday April 18, 2014
Guess what happened when twenty strangers were asked to kiss for the first time in India...
Ketan Pratap | Thursday April 17, 2014
With the latest update, YouTube for Android can now cast live videos to Chromecast.
Offbeat | Sonia Bhaskar | Thursday April 17, 2014
If there was ever a cautionary tale against becoming selfie-obsessed, this is it. The first reaction to this video is, "Whoa! What just happened there?" Quickly followed by, "What was the guy doing?"
Offbeat | Gitanjali Roy | Thursday April 17, 2014
Motor mouth Sonam Kapoor's pronouncements on chat show Koffee With Karan has been mashed up to create a desi version of The ChainSmokers' Selfie Song. The video is currently doing the rounds of social media and gathering steam on YouTube.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 16, 2014
The Twitter delegation was in Turkey to ease tensions after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the firm of tax evasion and blocked it.
Reuters | Tuesday April 15, 2014
A Turkish official also added that Twitter for now will not be opening a local office in Turkey.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 14, 2014
Twitter executives met Turkish government officials for talks Monday amid accusations of tax evasion by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a row over content on the social media site.
Monday April 14, 2014
Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's government blocked Twitter and YouTube in March, drawing international condemnation, after audio recordings, purportedly showing corruption in his inner circle, were leaked on their sites.
Reuters | Monday April 14, 2014
The statement was made on Monday in the first direct talks since a two-week ban imposed on the site.
World | Reuters | Monday April 14, 2014
Turkey urged executives from Twitter to open an office and start paying Turkish tax on Monday in the first direct talks since a two-week ban imposed on the site as the government battled a corruption scandal.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday April 12, 2014
Turkey's prime minister said Saturday he will "go after" Twitter, accusing the site of tax-evasion, after it was used to spread damaging leaks implicating his inner circle in corruption scandals.
Reuters | Thursday April 10, 2014
Authorities imposed the ban on Google's video-sharing site on March 27 in the build-up to local elections, after weeks of leaked wiretaps.
Hitesh Arora | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Google Chromecast users can now cast livestream videos from YouTube via a desktop web browser to the connected TV.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 9, 2014
These moves come as a growing number of consumers are turning away from traditional television to online services such as Netflix.
Sunday April 6, 2014
Over the past few years, most major and minor carriers have established a presence on Twitter and Facebook, in addition to YouTube and Instagram.
Offbeat | NDTV.com | Saturday April 5, 2014
Ever since the Chinese "bike hugging" dog video hit the Internet nearly two years ago, it has generated over four million hits on YouTube, as well as concerns about LiLi the dog's safety. A Thai blogger even started a blog to raise money for a bike f...
Offbeat | Associated Press | Saturday April 5, 2014
A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs, as millions of people have seen in a YouTube video.
World | Associated Press | Saturday April 5, 2014
The top dog in Internet cat stardom, known for her downward smile and bugged-out baby blues, spent her birthday on Friday touring New York City with an entourage worthy of Hollywood.
Friday April 4, 2014
After launching accounts on Facebook and Youtube, State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, on Friday took one more step on the social media front by launching a twitter handle.
World | Reuters | Thursday April 3, 2014
Turkey's telecoms authority lifted a two-week-old ban on Twitter on Thursday after the constitutional court ruled the block breached freedom of expression, an official in Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's office said.