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The Pros And Cons Of Using A Free VPN

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There’s no doubt that most people do not treat online privacy concerns with the urgency they deserve. There are good reasons for this; For one, it seems overwhelming these days, with social media sites which know everything about us and smartphones that track our every move. For another, it’s a problem of our own creation. Accepting that privacy issues...

Phobia of Data Privacy Prevails Among 60% of the Internet users In India [STUDY]

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People who are actively using the internet and participating in online forums, discussions and downloading resources from various baiting websites have got the inner phobia of their personal info either getting hacked or stored. It is reported that 60% of internet users in India have a fear of unauthorized stockpile of their personal data. And only 11% of internet users...

The Number Of Users Not Trusting Internet Anymore Is Quite Concerning [STUDY]

When "facts" don't work and people don't trust the internet anymore, that's when you know that the digital dominoes are falling!Past few years have been a blatant display of what one may call a litany of mishaps that reflect really bad on the digital media. For an instance, Facebook's confession of the inglorious "breach of trust" scandal wherein it...

Facebook 5G Wireless Internet: The Mighty Player When The Game Is On?

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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), the social media behemoth is venturing into telecommunication industry services.Facebook has made a pact with Common Networks, the San Francisco based competent newbie player in telecom services, to provide the 5G wireless internet at the frequency of 1 gigabit per second at a very economic cost of $50 per month. As a first unravel of the technology,...

Russia To Disconnect Itself From the Internet: A Step Towards Complete Censorship?

No internet in Russia!Together with the main internet suppliers of the country, the Russian authorities will soon be seen carrying out a planned experiment to disconnect the country from the internet.The proposed experiment is a part of the government’s efforts to collect information and provide feedback and suggestions to legislation proposed by the Russian lawmakers in December 2018.A law...

Spotify’s Decision To Block Millions Of Its Users Makes Economic Sense

Sweden based Spotify is one of the oldest and most popular music streaming services today. But users of this service who dodge their ads and commercial breaks by installing ad blockers in their browsers have long been like the proverbial thorns in the flesh for the app makers.Hardening its stance against those up for a free ride, Spotify is...

No Free Internet In India: Government Rejects The Proposal

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The discussion and debates over the possibility of free internet in India to poor have been making rounds for the last two years. Unfortunately, all the efforts and recommendations by TRAI in regards to the matter have been flushed down the drain by the Indian government.Indian Government along with Telecom Commission, the supreme body responsible for all decisions related...

The New Google Chrome Extension For Password Protection Guarantees Safe Login To All Websites

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Google celebrated the Safer Internet Day on February 5, 2019 by gifting a new security tool which automatically warns Google Chrome users if it suspects a data breach.With password hacks and other data breaches becoming a daily occurrence, a huge amount of user data is compromised every day. To put things in perspective, personal details of 30 million Facebook...

Netflix Revenue Vs Profit, By Quarter, Q1 2002 – Q4 2018

Netflix Revenue vs Profit, Worldwide
 The above DGraph represents Netflix revenue and profit, worldwide, from Q1 2012 to the most recent quarter. Netflix revenue in Q4 2018 reached $4.18 billion, up by 27.42% as compared to the same fiscal quarter in the previous year. However, despite the soaring revenue, the profit of Netflix in fiscal Q4 2018 tanked to $133.39 million, a decline of over 28%...

The Rise of Online Gambling Market In the APAC Region

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The internet has brought the world together in a way that other inventions never could. It gave us instant access to information, money making, entertainment and much more. We don’t realise but it has undoubtedly changed the way we see and experience life itself. Just like it changed us, it has also changed almost every industry, small business owners...

Number of Netflix Streaming Subscribers, by Region

Netflix Streaming Subscribers, by Quarter
 The above DGraph represents the number of Netflix streaming subscribers by region. In total, there are 148 million Netflix streaming subscribers worldwide. Interestingly, the home market alone accounts for 40% of them as the total number of Netflix streaming users in the US has crossed 60 million in Q4 2018. The rest 87.9 million Netflix streaming subscribers are from other...

Has Social Media Engagement Plateaued With The Rise in Platform-Specific Consumption? [REPORT]

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How much time do digital consumers devote to social media each day? Is the behavioural pattern of users towards specific platforms changing with time? With such questions surfacing, one needs a comprehensive view of the key trends in Social media engagement, globally!This much-needed comprehension has been substantially put forth, to a quite relative extent, in the report recently released...

OTT Market In India: $5 Billion By 2023, AVOD To Drive The Growth

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The over-the-top (OTT) platforms that India has had at its disposal in the recent times has been insane. Other than the usual suspects in Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, its great to see India developing its own OTT subscription service through Hotstar, VOOT, etc. But all of these points in one direction - the flourishing scenario of OTT market...

Amazon Great Indian Festival Offers: Free Screen Replacement For Smartphones And Much More

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Amazon's Great Indian Festival is around the corner, and the company is leaving no stone unturned to make it more adorable. The company has announced a fleet of offers to woo online shoppers during the Great Indian Festival. Besides discount offers on smartphones, the best one if the free screen replacement for smartphones online shoppers would buy from Amazon India...

The Weirdest Online Privacy Proposal Ever!

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The Cambridge Analytica scandal pointed out for some people how much information they are unwillingly sharing over the internet. Still, many people were completely unaware of who exactly collects this information about them and how it is used. Most seasoned internet users were already aware of cookies - pieces of code used to identify them online - their favourite...

5G Waves Hits India Afresh – Tech Mahindra Leads The Way!

5G is not a distant reality anymore! IT major Tech Mahindra is venturing into a platform where it will optimize 5G migrations.According to reports, Tech Mahindra(NSE: TECHM), a pioneer in the space of digital service provider, and consultancy solutions regarding business and services has lately made this announcement. It is planning to set up a 5G Center of Excellence...

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Online Advertising Fraud In 2019: $42 Billion Is Expected To Go...

The revenue loss due to online advertising fraud in 2019 would increase by 20%, and a whopping 185% between 2018 and 2023.The increasing number...

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YouTube Should Have Bid Adieu To Dislike Button Much Earlier?

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