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Ads on mobile news sites can be ugly and annoying. Just look at these examples. With iOS 9 and a recent enough iPhone you can install ad blockers. I expect that a similar solution is available for Android. I have no idea about Windows phone users. However, many sites now detect ad blockers and prevent […]

Gaana, an Internet music broadcasting service based in India, recently added videos and lyrics to songs available from the service. Shazam, a music identification service, also integrates videos and lyrics for songs that people identify, or “tag”, with the app. The two services have implemented these features in different ways, and one of them is […]

Recently Times Internet Limited (TIL) updated its music streaming service Gaana, adding features to the Web and mobile apps. TIL put out a press release about this change, and what happened next says everything that is wrong with Internet news today. As articles started showing up in news feeds, after the second or third one a […]

After showing modest but double-digit growth in the early part of the decade, the number of fixed broadband connections in India has flatlined, and that is terrible news for the Internet industry in India and the country’s economy. Furthermore, the existing Internet connections offer some of the slowest speeds in Asia and the world, and […]