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WorldLink wins Digital Transformation Award

WorldLink Communications, an internet service provider, has won the Digital Transformation Award. Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (AOCIO) presented the award to the company amidst a special ceremony held in Seoul, South Korea on Tuesd…

Govt shuts down social media platform TikTok

The Nepal government has decided to shut down social media platform Tiktok in Nepal. A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Sunday took a decision to this effect, said Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma. …

Time to focus on science and technology: PM Dahal

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that the state has not focused attention on the development of science and technology, yet. Prachanda, who is also the Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Science and Technol…

MDMS takes effect; unregistered mobile phones blocked

The Nepal government is implementing the mobile device management system (MDMS) with the aim of curbing the illegal import of mobile phone sets from today. With the MDMS in place, the mobile phone sets which have not been registered in the N…

Facebook and Instagram to offer subscriptions

Facebook and Instagram are launching subscriptions in most of Europe that will remove adverts from the platforms. People using the Meta-owned platforms will be able to pay €9.99 (£8.72) per month for an ad-free experience, BBC reported…

Internet users up 500,000 in one year

The number of internet users has gone up by 566 thousand in the fiscal year 079/080, compared to the fiscal year 078/079. According to Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA), the total number of internet users have reached 2.7 million. It was 2 …

Illegal Hamas contents erased, claims X

X, formerly Twitter, has said it has removed or flagged "tens of thousands of pieces of content" since Hamas attacked Israel. Chief executive Linda Yaccarino said it had removed hundreds of accounts. The EU had given X a 24-hour de…

Utah sues TikTok, claiming app has harmful impact on children

Utah sued Chinese-owned app TikTok on Tuesday, accusing it of harming children by intentionally keeping young users spending unhealthy amounts of time on the short-video sharing platform. The Utah suit is the latest action challenging the popular…

'AI advances ‘supercharge’ online disinformation, censorship and surveillance'

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are boosting online disinformation and enabling governments to increase censorship and surveillance in a growing threat to human rights, a US non-profit organization s…

I have a dream to make digital Nepal: PM Dahal

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that he has a dream to build a 'digital Nepal' and wanted to work to that end. The PM, who is currently on an official visit to the People's Republic of China, made this r…