DNA: Will PM Modi's Silicon Valley visit boost the dream of Digital India?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the tech capital of the world - Silicon Valley - to further his dream of 'Digital India.'

Chinese president bats for cooperative cyber space
Chinese president bats for cooperative cyber space

Beijing advocates the building of a peaceful, secure, open and cooperative cyber space, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday.

Indian IT companies among world's worst paymasters
Indian IT companies among world's worst paymasters

Indian IT companies are among the 10 worst paymasters in the world, says a survey -- a mid-level IT manager draws an average salary of USD 41,213 while his Swiss counterpart gets over four times more.

Kerala to Strengthen IT, Electronics Teaching in schools

Instruction in IT and electronics is going to be strengthened in all the schools in Kerala, a minister said on Thursday.

Digital India programme will unite nation: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Digital India programme will unite nation: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The government's Digital India programme would not only change the country but also unite it, union Minister for Communication and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.

Wipro chosen as Chelsea FC's official digital and IT partner

Country's third-largest software services firm Wipro Thursday said it has been chosen as the official digital and IT partner for Chelsea Football Club.

Emerging technologies threat to privacy: Expert

Privacy and confidentiality of personal information is under assault by emerging technologies, according to an expert on IT laws.

India, US resolve 35 transfer pricing disputes in IT sector

The Revenue Department Thursday said 35 transfer pricing disputes between India and the US in different segments of Information Technology (IT) have been resolved and another 100 are likely to be settled in the next three months.

Banks should ensure better compliance to prevent data theft

With growing dependence on Information Technology, RBI Deputy Governor H R Khan has said there is need to ensure better compliance with regulations to prevent data theft and check financial fraud.

WTO members try to seal trillion-dollar IT trade deal

World Trade Organization (WTO) members met in Geneva on Friday trying to finalise a deal to cut tariffs on $1 trillion of information technology products from video games to medical equipment.

More data hacks could emerge from probe: US officials

Following disclosures of devastating breaches of US government computer networks, officials told lawmakers Tuesday even more intrusions may be discovered with investigations and deployment of new security tools.

Shell to set up global IT centre in Bengaluru

Oil and gas giant Shell on Friday announced plans to inaugurate a global information technology centre in Bengaluru with the potential to employ as many as 5,000 people.

Arkin raises USD 15 mn from Nexus, strategic investors

With a "simple Google search-like experience", the Arkin platform enables organisations to rapidly search, analyse, share and collaborate across virtual and physical layers of their infrastructure, the company said in a statement.

RBI plans IT wing as financial crimes rise in cyber space

The Reserve Bank is planning to set up an information technology wing to face the rising challenges coming from the cyber world, Governor Raghuram Rajan said Thursday.

One year of Modi govt: Exclusive talk with IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

One year on, how has Modi govt fared? In an exclusive interview with Zee Media, Ravi Shankar Prasad talks about the achievements of his ministry.

Rio Tinto bets on cloud to make IT count, ropes in Accenture

Global mining major Rio Tinto will move its core IT systems to cloud computing to cut costs as well as enable innovation, and has roped in consultancy firm Accenture for this purpose.

Ravi Shankar Prasad requests Apple Inc to set up R&D facility in India

Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Friday asked tech giant Apple to consider opening an R&D facility in India as the country offers great business opportunities.

Snapchat shows data requests in transparency report

Snapchat, the social network for users who like the security of disappearing messages, released its first transparency report Thursday showing hundreds of requests from US and foreign law enforcement agencies.

Government welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A:  Ravi Shankar Prasad
Government welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant and liberal towards criticism.

Cyber attackers leaving warning 'messages': NSA chief

Attackers who have hacked into American computer networks appear to be leaving "cyber fingerprints" to send a message that critical systems are vulnerable, the top US cyber-warrior said Thursday.