Category Archives: Information Technology

Roaming charges may be dropped

Girja Shankar Kaura/TNS New Delhi, October 7 The new Telecom Policy expected to be announced formally on Monday proposes to do away with roaming charges within the country, according to sources in the DoT. This would substantially reduce the bill … Continue reading

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Aakash, the world’s cheapest tablet PC, is here

Aditi Tandon/TNS New Delhi, October 5 Last year, on July 22, when Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal launched the prototype of a $35 low-cost computing device, the cheapest anywhere, critics said it would be impossible to develop. Today, Sibal … Continue reading

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Govt officials may be allowed to use Facebook

Ahmedabad, September 9 The government is planning to put in place a framework for officials that would allow them to leverage the power of the social media, a top official of the Department of Information and Technology (DIT) said here … Continue reading

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Hacking Scandal

Rebekah Brooks arrested London, July 17 Rebekah Brooks, former editor of the now defunct News of the World (NOTW), was today arrested in connection with the phone-hacking scandal that has hit Rupert Murdoch’s media empire hard over the last two … Continue reading

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NSG website hacked

Press Trust Of India New Delhi, July 03, 2011 Hackers have breached into the official website of the country’s elite counter terror and anti-hijack commando force National Security Guards (NSG). The website — www.nsg.gov.in — and some official e-mail domains … Continue reading

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Facebook has a challenger in ‘Google Plus’

Boston, June 29 Taking on Facebook, Internet search giant Google today unveiled its version of a social networking service called “Google Plus” as a part of efforts to garner a share in the lucrative social networking space that has so … Continue reading

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Bangalore’s Street View

Allow service, protect strategic locations A project by Google Inc to systematically take pictures of streets in important cities all over the world now covers 27 countries, but not India, as yet. Its maiden attempt to roll cameras in Bangalore … Continue reading

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