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India Bans Facebook's Free Basics
- February 11, 2016

In a statement , the TRAI said that "Allowing price differentiation based on the type of content being accessed on the internet, would militate against the very basis on which the internet has developed and transformed the way we connect with one another". (more...)
India Bans Facebook's Free Basics in Favor of Net Neutrality
- February 11, 2016

Internet.org has many initiatives, and we will keep working until everyone has access to the internet. Explaining the advantages of the program, Mark Zuckerberg in his post said that different programs which are operated by Facebook have improved the lives of 19 million people in 38 countries. (more...)
Alleged Microsoft Lumia 650 XL Photo Leaked
- February 11, 2016

Outside of the dual SIM capabilities, we expect the RM-1154 to have the same specs as the single SIM version. Accordingly, the products are the first Lumia phones to come pre-loaded with Windows 10 - delivering on Microsoft promise of one familiar and consistent experience that transitions seamlessly across Windows devices from key apps like Office built-in to access to all your stuff via OneDrive and the cloud. (more...)
Disappointed by India's decision on Net Neutrality: Mark Zuckerberg
- February 10, 2016

Expressing his disappointment, Mark wrote on his Facebook page: "Today India's telecom regulator chose to restrict programs that provide free access to data". Free Basics is offered in 38 countries. Blocking the Free Basics program is a blow to Facebook since India would be an important market for Facebook to increase its user base with its population of 1.2 billion people. (more...)
Second variant of the Microsoft Lumia 650 visits the FCC
- February 10, 2016

Some are saying that the Lumia 650 will be the last Windows phone launched under the Lumia label, as various news outlets are reporting about Microsoft letting go of this specific mobile division. The device is expected to launch on February 15. A reliable tipster in the smartphone industry recently got a hold of press images of the upcoming Lumia 650 and he has, of course, shared this with the public. (more...)
India Internet ruling blocks Facebook 'Free Basics' program
- February 10, 2016

The program was criticized by net neutrality advocates in India who said that Facebook was essentially becoming a gatekeeper as to what services could be accessed for free . Free Basics offers mobile users in three dozen countries free access to a text-only version of the Facebook social network as well as to certain news, health, job and other services. (more...)