Bharti Airtel is expanding in Punjab and contributing to the India's digital inclusion efforts by investing 40 billion rupees (US$652 million) over the next five years, reports The Times of India.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has rejected suggestions that his personal relationship — including the co-ownership of a boat — with a senior NBN Co executive, will influence the organisation's operations.
Summary: Technical limitations of a fibre-to-the-node (FttN) network would hinder open-access arrangements by limiting NBN customers to just one service provider relationship, a confidential NBN Co assessment of the Coalition's alternative policy has warned.
Perhaps no other country is in the vortex of so many revolutions as India. The cell phone, arriving here in the beginning of this millennium, has transformed life in India--especially in the vast rural hinterland where connectivity helps farmers access up-to-date information about their produce or weather patterns so they can plan more efficiently.
Indian authorities may soon issue a public advisory against the potential risks associated with transaction using the digital virtual currency Bitcoin, reports The Times of India. The biggest worry for all of those involved is currently focused on the obvious, money laundering.
The Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC), Canada's national cryptologic and foreign signals intelligence agency, has been heavily involved with spying initiatives with the United States' National Security Agency (NSA), CBC is reporting.
Summary: Hopes of reaching a conclusion on the Trans-Pacific Partnership in Singapore have been dashed as negotiators push to hold more meetings next month.
For the US, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is clearly a priority. It is promoted as a 21st-century agreement that will eventually include all of the Asia-Pacific countries. The implications would be felt by everyone living in the region, some more than others.
When all the promised benefits of digital TV were being bandied about a decade ago, I don't recall anybody arguing that this major transition was necessary just so Australians could be exposed to an avalanche of television shopping channels – but that's exactly where we are as we begin our first day in nearly 60 years without an analogue TV broadcast being on the air.
Summary: Might the Microsoft-Yahoo partnership be more lucrative for Yahoo than its executives have been hinting?
The Linux Foundation, the non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, continued to spread its philosophy of collaborative development by announcing the formation of the AllSeen Alliance, the broadest industry consortium to date to advance adoption and interoperability in the “Internet of Everything” in homes and industry.
As glamorous as it might be, working for a startup entails many challenges and going the extra mile. Many of us today see why being entrepreneurial adds to the value of enriching life experience and of course shaping your career in a way where you'll feel that you've truly made that change, making a dent in the universe as many of us aspire to do.
Summary: The Commerce Commission is shaping up to cut the price New Zealand network operator Chorus can charge for its regulated unbundled copper low frequency voice service, and to backdate its determination.
Summary: New versions of the players fix critical vulnerabilities in each.
Summary: 24 vulnerabilities in total are patched in today's round of updates, but four of them are already being exploited in the wild.
The real time collaboration (RTC) world including video conferencing, communication and collaboration services has some strong contenders snapping at the heels of Lync. These offer HD video and collaboration across cloud, web and mobile platforms.
Summary: Microsoft is making available a variety of fixes and updates across its family of Surface devices as part of this month's Patch Tuesday.
Summary: BitYota's service will allow you to analyze mobile, Web and gaming apps through standard SQL databases without modifications.
HP's Moonshot microserver range will help solve burgeoning worldwide datacentre space, cost and energy issues, according to Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman.
Summary: Microsoft officials are now saying the end-of-sales date for PCs preinstalled with Windows 7 is 'to be determined,' rather than October 30, 2014.
The time has come for Microsoft to take " a page from Apple’s playbook" and offer existing Windows users a free upgrade, claims a new PC Dynamics brief from IHS.
Summary: One of the leading world experts on cognition, learning and convolutional networks is the new head of AI at the social networking company.
Summary: The certificate authority which issued unauthorized certificates for Google domains issues a lame explanation which only makes the incident more suspicious.
Summary: In spite of high-profile data breaches and the potential business impact of cyber attacks and data loss, small and midsize organizations are still not making cyber security a priority. Sophos and the Ponemon Institute recently released a report, Risk of an Uncertain Security Strategy, that highlights the need to make security a key priority.
Summary: CyanogenMod's nearly 10 million users will benefit from newly integrated encrypted SMS feature and can now install an app that lets them take video and audio recordings of their screens.
Norway's 4G spectrum auction has come to an end today: after a two-stage bidding process, the winners, their allocations and the amounts they paid have now been made public.
Many legacy systems integrators with deep skills in data center integration are recasting themselves as purveyors of cloud solutions and private cloud infrastructure, and Champion Solutions Group -- founded way back in 1979 -- is no exception.