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Free Basics vs Free Internet:- Your Guide to the Raging Net Neutrality Debate

Free Basics, Facebook’s non-profit initiative that aims to bring Internet connectivity to the underprivileged in developing regions, has run into trouble in India. Under Free Basics, Facebook is offering a range of services for free to thousands of users, but advocates and enthusiasts in the country are strongly encouraging users to …

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Bank of America is trying to load up on patents for the technology behind bitcoin

Bankers may not think bitcoin will ever go fully mainstream, but they clearly believe there is value in the technology that powers such cryptocurrencies, known as blockchain.   On Dec. 17, the US Patent office published 10 blockchain-related patents filed by Bank of America in July 2014. The patents haven’t …

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Facebook and Google are fighting it out in Indian villages for the ultimate internet supremacy

Two of the world’s largest internet companies, Google and Facebook, are fighting for internet supremacy in Indian villages.  On Dec. 16, Google CEO Sundar Pichai—on his first overseas visit as the new head of the search giant—addressed a packed ballroom in Delhi. Dressed in a casual grey shirt and jeans, …

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Researcher Who Reported Instagram Vulnerabilities Says Facebook Threatened Legal Action

Facebook is receiving flak from security enthusiasts for the way it has handled one of the recent vulnerability disclosers. The social juggernaut was recently made aware of multiple security holes in Instagram, the massive photo sharing network it owns, and while the company moved to plug the gaps, the rest …

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HRD Minister Smriti Irani says, CBSE Books to be made available online for free

All CBSE books and learning material will be made available online for free as part of the Centre’s good governance efforts, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said New Delhi on Saturday. At a function organised at a Kendriya Vidyalaya in east Delhi, she also said that initiatives would be undertaken to …

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Google’s Angular 2 Framework Hits Beta

Angular 2, Google’s framework for building mobile and web apps in HTML and JavaScript, is now in beta. Google first announced Angular 2, which represents a significant (and controversial) break from Angular 1, in September 2014. Since then, it’s gone through an alpha and developer preview. By applying the ‘beta’ …

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WordPress to Get a JSON REST API

The WordPress team has announced that they plan to add a REST API to the CMS. This new technology will improve WP’s built-in XML-RPC interface and will allow WordPress developers to create, read, update, and delete data in pages, posts, comments, users, taxonomies and more, via simple HTTP requests. The …

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Ottawa software startup Pagecloud takes on WordPress

It’s hard to recall a Canadian startup that has had as much advance buzz as Pagecloud. The Ottawa software firm is barely a year old and about a month away from launching its first product, yet it has already raised $6-million in seed financing from Canadian and U.S. investors – …

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