Telecom

Internet now has 332.4 mn domain names

Global leader in domain names and Internet security VeriSign on Wednesday announced that the fourth quarter of 2017 saw approximately 1.7 million domain name registrations. With this, the total number of domain name registrations reached approximately 332.4 million across all top-level domains (TLDs). New “.com” and “.net” domain name registrations totalled 9 million during 2017

IT

Google India scales up support to Tamil ads for better audience reach

Google India has announced the launch of Tamil language support for its advertising products – Google AdWords and Google AdSense to support the Tamil language web publishers and also help advertisers to reach out to the large base of Internet users in Tamil. With this launch, Google has now scaled support for Indian language advertising

BPO

Apple, Microsoft, Google ask Trump to retain Obama-era rule on H-1B visa

US technology trade groups representing Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and Google have urged the Trump administration to retain an Obama-era rule that allows some spouses of H-1B visa holders, including Indians, to also work legally in America. Groups including the Information Technology Industry Council, the US Chamber of Commerce and BSA-The Software Alliance wrote to Citizenship

Broadcasting

Swamy alleges NDTV founder of absconding from India

The tussle between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy and NDTV founder-promoter Prannoy Roy seemed to be heating up. But the fight has gone a step ahead with Swamy asking for a lookout notice against Roy. Taking on to the Twitter, Swamy asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the IT Department to issue a

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