India Internet News
Indian music streaming service Gaana hacked, millions of users' details exposedPublished 2015-05-29 10:02 -
Indian music streaming service Gaana, which has over 7.5 million monthly visitors, has been comprised by a hacker and its user information database is now exposed.
Nasscom-DSCI aims to boost cyber security in India with new task forcePublished 2015-05-26 02:29 -
National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) and Data Security Council of India has announced the launch of the NASSCOM Cyber Security Task Force that aims to build India as a global hub for providing cyber security solutions, developing cyber security R&D plan and develop a skilled workforce of cyber security experts.
New-age NBFCs fund e-commerce sellersPublished 2015-05-25 09:39 -
The lenders have modelled themselves like microfinance institutions. They get funds from banks and other funders at interest rates that are slightly above the prime lending rate, and they charge their borrowers an interest rate of 18-24%. The lenders say the default rate is in low single digits.
However, for the lenders, this is a risky business, warned Samir Bhatia, founder and CEO of SMECorner."There is no security and no way to monitor the end user.These sellers operate out of homes and there is no permanency of business," he said.
India sees more cashless transactions through internet, ATM, etc as consumers favour virtual paymentPublished 2015-05-25 02:26 -
Paperless transactions through the internet, ATM, cards and mobile devices have surpassed paper-based ones in the year leading to March 15, reiterating the fact that Indians are moving towards virtual payment.
Google Donates $500,000 to Further Child Safety Through Technology in IndiaPublished 2015-05-18 00:06 -
Grants have been made through Google.Org to Childline India Foundation that provides a free phone service, 1098, for children in need of help or protection, Bachpan Bachao Andolan that protects and rescues children from slavery, trafficking, and forced labour, and Tulir which works to prevent and heal child sexual abuse across India.
On National Technology Day, Here Are India's Top 6 Technology Fuelled InnovationsPublished 2015-05-12 04:34 -
During the 80s, US and some other European countries developed super computers, which were critical for developing satellites and nuclear weapons. These countries refused to transfer the knowledge of creating super computers to India, and it created a major issue in our progress.