Digital India: Freescale to enable smart products

US-based semiconductor company Freescale that has R&D facility in India, said that it is enabling its partners to bring smart products to facilitate the government’s Rs1.13 lakh crore Digital India initiative. Freescale maintains digital networking and automotive R&D centres with a 1,000 strong employee base in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Noida, and offers a plethora of…

Kerala IT body eyes govt support for e-governance lab

Group of Technology Companies (G Tech), the industry body of IT companies in Kerala, has sought support of the government in setting up an e-governance lab in Thiruvananthapuram. At an interaction with the office bearers of G Tech held at Technopark today,  Union communications and  information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government would focus on promoting product companies to…

Cybercrime cell to get more muscle

The state government has decided to grant more manpower and facilities to the cybercrime cell, which deals with online crimes such as stalking, identity theft, and hacking. Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, in a Tuesday meeting with senior state government and police officials, decided to create 100 new posts in the Mumbai police to deal with cyber crime. A…