Skyway to cater to the substantial rise of tourists in the beautiful town Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh India. The hill station in the himalayan ranges will soon get the Skyway connection to ease the vehicular traffic in the region. According to the report in the Tribune, the government has already signed the Sky Way corporation to start the project.Read more
Chinese messaging app WeChat blocked in Russia according to a report in South China Morning Post on Friday. The Roskomnadzor, Russian telecoms watchdog has listed the Chinese social media giant in the prohibited sites in their website on Friday.
WeChat, with nearly 900 million users worldwide, is the latest chat and messaging platform to be blocked by Moscow’s communications and media regulator.
Popular social media platform Pinterest has been banned in China. The image sharing site where users share and pin interesting items on a virtual board was included in the list of banned sites after the Chinese government started viewing it as a possible threat which might cause instability.Read more
It is very rarely that Global Times, the mouth piece of China’s ruling party speaks positively about India. India’s recent success in recent times has made them take notice of the widening gap between the two Asian powers in commercial space market. It also said that China must reduce the cost of its satellite launches to compete with India. India can launch satellites into orbit at a fraction of cost of similar launches by other countries.Read more
It seems that New York Times cannot appreciate any positive news from India. Two years after it apologized for mocking India’s Mars Mission, the American tabloid has yet again tried to question India’s recent record breaking satellite launch of 104 satellites using PSLV37. In a thinly veiled insult it tried to point that majority of these satellites were light weight and hence the record was shallow in nature inasmuch as it comprised small satellites.Read more
After Chinese popular chat app, WeChat came under harsh criticism for violation of privacy, censorship and accused of passing the information of its user to the govt, another Chinese app Meitu is accused of collecting more than necessary information of its user. The popular Chinese photo- editing does more than just making you selfies beautiful, “it steals your data”- according to many experts.Read more
The largest smartphone company in the world, Samsung has in most of its career been involved with controversies. While the smartphone brand has also been growing exceptionally, it was also followed by series of controversies too. This time the Samsung phone controversy is linked with serious reports of its latest flagship smartphone Note 7 catching fire.Read more
Yongzin, which literally refers to a tutor in more specific context of Tibetan Buddhism, is the name of the first search engine completely packaged in Tibetan language backed by the Chinese government. This search engine besides performing the search queries for Tibetan, it’s designs and interfaces are tailored in Tibetan language too.
This will obviously stand out as first grand Tibetan search engine in its utilities as well if the authorities had not imposed censoring of data or curbing information in a biased manner!
Cloud Tibet, the first Tibetan Language in the world has been launched for trial according to a report on China.org.cn which says that the service has been launch for trial operation on Tuesday. Also, the search engine will provide users with encyclopedia information, archive data and a Q&A service in Tibetan, Tselo said. The project was launched in April 2013.Read more
Yahoo is a technology brand that everyone of us are aware of and in one or other ways associated to it during a certain time in our life. However, it seems as the company has not been able keep well adapted to the ever speedily changing business of internet as it was sold to the US mobile network company Verizon for just $4.83 billion dollars while it was once valued around $125 billion dollars.Read more