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.

TMC councillor, 2 others held for assaulting IT hub director

A councillor of the ruling Trinamool Congress and two other partymen were arrested for allegedly assaulting the director of information technology hub and others at the industrial city of Durgapur in Burdwan district, the police said on Thursday.

Akhilesh Yadav lays foundation stones of three big-ticket projects

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday laid the foundation stones of a 1,000-bed super-specialty hospital, a 100-acre Information Technology (IT) city and the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in the state capital.

Gogoi for speedy implementation of IT projects in Assam

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today directed the Information Technology department to speedily implement all projects including the state-wide e- district project.

Telangana government plans to set up incubator for start-ups

Telangana government plans to establish the "country`s largest" incubator for start-ups and make entire Hyderabad Wi-Fi enabled, as it seeks to shrug off the slowdown in the information technology sector.

US to relinquish key oversight role for Internet

The US government announced Friday it was giving up its key role overseeing the Internet`s technical operations, handing over those functions to "the global multi-stakeholder community."

India can do well in Biotechnology: Marc Van Montagu

India has done well in the information technology (IT) sector and has the potential to excel in biotechnology as well, World Food Prize laureate Marc Van Montagu said today.

`Rajasthan lacks facilities to deal with cyber crime`

Rajasthan police today expressed concern over the lack of important infrastructure in the state to counter cyber crime.

China sets up cloud computing industry alliance

A cloud computing industry alliance was set up Wednesday in Beijing to promote the development and innovation of information technology.

Science, technology key to forging sustainable future: UN

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday highlighted the vital role of science and technology in promoting peace and development.

Step up the ladder

There is a huge skill-gap in new technology arenas like Cloud and Big Data that promise to transform the country’s IT landscape radically, says Rajesh Janey, president, India and SAARC.

Rwandan national arrested for rape of woman from that country

A Rwandan national has been arrested for allegedly raping a 20-year old woman from his country at Chidambaram, police said.

Make IT or Break IT

Is the IT industry as big a draw as it was yesterday, or is the lure waning? Caroline Diana analyses the emerging trends.

Scope for misuse of social media due to anonymity: Sibal

The social media is still evolving and it empowers many with information, Union Minister for Communications and IT Kapil Sibal said on Tuesday.