Category Articles: Technology

New cyber-control hub to check pornography, online trolls

July 18, 2016
New cyber-control hub to check pornography, online trolls

New Delhi: Keeping child pornography and online trolling in check will be high on the agenda of a cyber-control hub being set up by the Home Ministry. The Rs 400-crore state-of-the-art centre, Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (IC4), is being set up to tackle all cyber crime including child pornography and online abuse. "The work on IC4 has been going on. Once it is ready, it will deal with cyber crimes like child pornography and online trolling with priority," a Home Ministry officia...Read More

Data analysts earn more than IT engineers, says report

June 24, 2016

Mumbai: Difficult screening and a higher cut-off benchmark explain why data analysts earn more than software engineers at a fresher level, according to a report. "Data analysts are earning more than software engineers, which indicates that demand-supply gap is higher in the case of the former. Compared to roles in IT services, companies evaluate candidates for analytical roles through assessments that have higher difficulty and cut-off benchmarks," says the report put together by CoCubes ...Read More

GPS enabled app for live tracking of kids launched

June 20, 2016

Thiruvananthapuram: A Kochi-based start-up has launched a GPS enabled app that gives parents a live update on the movement of their children to school and back. 'Guardians', an innovative product developed by Transight Systems Pvt Ltd was launched at the Rajagiri Public School Kalamassery in Kochi in the presence of Director of Rajagiri Schools, Father Varghese Kachapilly. It is a smart identification system that includes a smart identity card for each student and a Radio Frequency Card ...Read More

Reliance Jio files police complaint against contractors in Rajkot

March 08, 2015

Rajkot/Ahmedabad Reliance Jio, telecom arm of flagship Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), lodged police complaint against the contractors, who were responsible for laying another company’s optical fiber cable (OFC) network illegally, along with laying R-Jio’s OFCs. The company lodged the complaint with crime branch at Rajkot on March 7, 2015. An FIR is registered against the culprits – Dipak C Kachhadia, proprietor of M/s. Dipak C. Kachhadia, Arjan Patel, proprietor of M/s. AA Patel an...Read More

Facebook open to solar plane-based internet services in India

March 04, 2015

From Prasoon Srivastava Barcelona Social media giant Facebook is interested in testing internet services through solar-powered plane in India and other telecom connectivity technologies it is developing. "We are really in development of technologies at connectivity lab. We are not yet launching any pilots. We will in the future, and we are entirely open to launching it in India because there is such a great opportunity in India to connect the unconnected," Facebook Vice President of Inte...Read More

Toshiba, Gujarat based Einfochips to develop chips for Google’s Ara modules

February 04, 2015

Ahmedabad Techno major Toshiba in collaboration with Gujarat-based Einfochips will provide chips for Google's revolutionary modular smartphone project, 'Ara', a senior company executive said here today. "Google is designing modular smartphones in which different modules can be assembled as one smart-phone," said senior vice president and chief technology officer, Toshiba, USA, Shardul Kazi. "Toshiba will make chips which can be used in modules and in the ba...Read More

PM “attends” 18th national e-gov conference in Gujarat via twitter

January 30, 2015

Gandhinagar Prime Minister Narendra Modi today morning joined national conference on e-Governance in Gandhinagar through Twitter. This was for the first time the Prime Minister addressed any event through twitter. Modi posted a series of 17 tweets in this connection. Following are the tweets: Good morning friends! I am delighted to join the 18th National Conference on e-Governance through Twitter. I wanted to personally attend the conference but was un...Read More

WhatsApp now available on desktop computers through Web.WhatsApp.Com

January 22, 2015

Ahmedabad, DeshGujarat By Rupang Bhatt Whatsapp's availability on web is talk of the town. And here is a short and simple guide on how to get WhatsApp on computer. First of all you need to have Google Chrome browser installed in your computer, and you should also have the latest version of WhatsApp Messenger available in your smart phone. If you don't have latest version, just go to google play store(android) and update the version. Once you make sure ...Read More

Google to offer voice-guided lane guidance on mobile for cities including Ahmedabad and Vadodara

January 18, 2015

New Delhi Tech giant Google has this week launched a lane guidance feature for its Maps on Android and iOS devices in India offering users voice-guided instructions signalling the lane they should stay in or move while navigating. Google currently offers lane guidance in more than 10 countries globally, including the US, Canada and Japan. The service, which will be available for 20 cities in the country to begin with, will be available on Google Maps app fo...Read More

Silicon Valley-based ‘Code for India’ to launch a Gujarat chapter

January 12, 2015

Washington By Lalit K Jha Silicon Valley-based 'Code for India', a fast growing network of Indian-origin tech professionals, on Monday announced to launch a Gujarat chapter to help build skills development programmes in the state. "Our mission is to think local and hack global with our volunteer base of tech professionals from top technology companies in Silicon Valley and India," said Karl Mehta, a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and CEO of EdCast In...Read More

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