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.

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.

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.

Outgoing NSA lawyer helped preserve controversial programmes

When news of secret National Security Agency surveillance programmes began breaking in June 2013, even government insiders had questions. Often, Raj De was the man with the answers.

Indian IT consultant Prabha Kumar stabbed to death in Australia, MEA assures assistance
Indian IT consultant Prabha Kumar stabbed to death in Australia, MEA assures assistance

In a shocking incident, an Indian woman IT consultant, employed with Bengaluru-based tech firm MindTree, was brutally stabbed and murdered by some unknown people in Australia last night.

Tihar issues legal notice to BBC, says shorter version shown

Tihar authorities on Thursday issued a legal notice to BBC and the producers of the controversial documentary on the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang-rape saying that its makers violated the conditions of permission to shoot and they should stop its broadcast.

Broadcast of BBC documentary an 'insult of womanhood': Prasad

Terming the broadcast of the controversial interview of a Delhi gang-rape case convict as an "insult of womanhood", Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that the "country is hurt by the documentary".

IT has changed the way the world looks at India: PM Modi
IT has changed the way the world looks at India: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Information Technology has revolutionised the way the world looks at India, adding that progress is incomplete without `information ways`.

US revenge porn kingpin agrees to guilty plea

The mastermind behind a US revenge porn website has agreed to plead guilty to computer hacking and identity theft charges, in a deal with federal prosecutors in Los Angeles.

Taking IT route, Haryana gets better of graft, touts

Revenue or tehsil offices in states are dreaded by most people as they bring to mind images of corruption, harassment and never-ending queues. But in Haryana, thanks to use of information technology (IT), a quiet change is taking place.

PCs to fade away, robots to 'take over' and serve people by 2045

About 30 years ago the personal computer began to make its way into regular use and it went on to transform society and the way humans live their lives.

IT can be a crucial enabler in addressing health issues: Nadda

Mumbai: Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Thursday said that Information Technology can play a crucial role in addressing several critical issues in the country's health sector.

Facebook doesn't love the idea of a 'dislike' button

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to be able to quickly express broader ranges of feelings at the leading online social network, but a "dislike" button doesn't make the cut.

Odisha to spend Rs 5,000 crore on IT sector

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday said the state government will spend around Rs 5,000 crore in the next five years for the developing the information technology (IT) sector.

Thriving industries look to fill jobs with skilled labour
Thriving industries look to fill jobs with skilled labour

Job growth is slated to be in double digits for many sectors and most of the cities indicate good times for employees.

Indian cyber security violations similar to global trends: Minister
Indian cyber security violations similar to global trends: Minister

 With the proliferation of Information Technology (IT), the trend in increasing cyber security violations in India is similar to that worldwide, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here Friday.

Karnataka vs Andhra Pradesh over IT concessions

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to withdraw the concessions the Centre has provided Andhra Pradesh for the information technology (IT) sector, stating that such allowances would cause an unhealthy competition between the two states.