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Fact Check: Is Your Phone Listening To Your Conversations? Know It Here

Jun 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

It's no coincidence the item you’d been interested in was the same one you were targeted with.

Standards And Internet – The Cornerstones For Digital Sovereignty

Mar 08, 2021 Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

As Information Technology is playing an increasingly important role in India's economy, it becomes imperative to identify the issues of Digital Sovereignty and to formulate appropriate policies to ensure our Digital Sovereignty.


Facial Recognition Systems: More Hype Than Reality

The technology behind facial recognition systems is still work in progress. Yet Delhi police used it extensively to "identify" and arrest people said to be behind the 2020 riots.

Building A Credible Data Framework Would Require More Than New Laws

Feb 08, 2021 Dr Poornima Advani

With the country on the verge of introducing a Data Protection Bill in Parliament in the upcoming budget session, the debate will only sharpen in coming months over what kind of data will need to be localised, data transfer and which security norms body will protect rights under the laws.


Is Truecaller Really Being True?

The #ItsNotOk campaign launched by the caller ID app is in stark contrast to its own history of data and privacy breaches

28 January, 2021

WhatsApp To Rollout New Biometric Security Layer For Users Linking App To Desktop

Outlook Web Bureau

With the addition of the new feature, users who link their desktops to WhatsApp will now be asked for verification through fingerprint or face ID.


30 December, 2020

How 2020 Took Away Childhood From The Nation’s Poorest And Most Vulnerable Children

Saikat Majumdar

For children from India’s poorest families, a lost year of learning has been the least of their losses. School closure has meant the loss of safe spaces, daily nourishment, and the very experience of childhood.


09 November, 2020

Grocery Delivery App Faces Potential Data Breach; Details Of 2 Crore Users On Dark Web

PTI

A cyber intelligence firm had warned BigBasket of leak


21 October, 2018

Hackers Breach Govt Healthcare Website In US

Outlook Web Bureau

Hackers get access to personal data of 75,000 people through government health insurance system in the US.


21 October, 2018

Social Media As A Virtual Space Should Have Civil Conduct: Swara Bhaskar

Outlook Web Bureau

Swara Bhaskar, who has faced online trolling and bullying said that the virtual space should have a civil conduct.


Photo Gallery

An injured BJP worker being carried after being beaten by alleged TMC workers, during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

BJP leader Subhendu Adhikari addresses during last day of by-poll election campaign in support of party candidate Priyanka Tibrewal (unseen) at Bhawanipur constituency, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A rickshaw-puller rides past the mural depicting Hindu god Hanuman, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Debris lie on the ground after a three-storey building that housed metro construction workers collapsed in Lakkasandra area in Bengaluru. No casualties reported so far.

PTI Photo/Shailendra Bhojak

People line up at an Apple Store to buy the latest iPhone 13 handsets in Nanning in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of...

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?

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A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu