Facebook sued in US court for blocking page in India

Facebook has been sued in California by a Sikh non-profit organization for blocking their page in India, reflecting the challenges U.S. social networking companies face in their expansion into countries with different laws on free speech and expression. India, which has a history of communal conflicts, has been particularly sensitive about online content that could…

UP’s e-governance poised for big leap

E-governance is poised to take a big leap in Uttar Pradesh with the state lining up a slew of initiatives to empower citizens in line with the `Digital India` programme. It is putting in place a system which would deliver vital services to citizens directly through the computer, mobile phone or tablet, practically eliminating the…

Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Reddit AMA: TRAI’s role on Net Neutrality is now moot

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, an independent Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from Bangalore, decided to come on Reddit for Ask Me Anything (AMA) session. The discussion touched upon topics such as net neutrality, the telecom and digital industry, policy making and appealing for transparency in all sectors. He also assured to take essential inputs to the parliament to discuss with…

Systems Integrators Will Bolster Our Business in India: Arul Malhotra, ContentKeeper

What’s more important for modern enterprises: Network security or end-point security? Both are equally important in today’s modern threat landscape. And the advent of SMAC compels companies to create a holistic security posture across network and endpoints. ContentKeeper has a solution for network security and in endpoint security we have solutions for mobile devices. We…

Companies bet on Internet of Things in India

C Raman, an IT executive at Cisco, gets a tweet from his strawberry plant everyday while he is on holiday, informing him that it has been watered for the day. No, this isn’t science fiction, but one of many successful experiments that Cisco conducts to demonstrate the rising importance of the Internet of Things (IoT).…