RS Prasad: Traceability will be WhatsApp's job; WhatsApp demurs

Author: Aditi Agrawal - Published 2019-07-30 11:04

"On the issue of traceability, I have conveyed to them that traceability shall be their job," Minister of Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad said in an interaction with the media after meeting with WhatsApp’s global head Will Cathcart on July 26 to discuss issues of traceability, appointment of an India-specific grievance officer, and digital payments.

Fast web servers - dare to compare TTFB and FCP

Author: System Administrator - Published 2019-07-25 11:47

in 2019 Google expects high ranking websites to load fast and have a 'time to first byte' of less than 800 milliseconds with 'first contentful paint' of 1 second. You are wasting your money paying SEO experts to optimize your content if your web server is unable to respond within 800 milliseconds for TTFB and 1 second for FCP. Calport offers one of the fastest web hosting services in India with a TTBF of less than 800 ms and FCP of 1 s for people who access the website from within India.

Cryptocurrency ban bill: Finance Ministry wants to ban cryptocurrency, encourage blockchain

Author: Trisha Jalan - Published 2019-07-25 11:28

Called the “Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2019” (see below), the bill states that “cryptocurrency shall not be used as legal tender or currency at any place in India”. It also makes promotion, advertising, Andy abetment in participation of use of cryptocurrency punishable with a fine, or prison term of upto 7 years.

Supreme Court mandated portal for Unitech employee claim refunds

Author: Niel Hirjee - Published 2019-06-25 11:02

Calport has yet again developed a portal mandated by the Supreme Court of India. The portal at https://employees.amicusunitech.in will enable former employees of Unitech to register their claims by registering on the portal, uploading ID proof and submitting amounts under various heads. The portal is administered by Supreme Court lawyer Aneesh Mittal and amicus curiae Pawanshree Agrawal.

RERA SaaS is finalist at mBillionth 2017 award

Author: Niel Hirjee - Published 2017-06-23 02:38

RERA SaaS is finalist in the “Smart Settlements & Urbanisation” category, which “recognises the use of mobile applications that support mobility, crowdsourcing urban data and sharing information, sustainable living applications, smart cities and work environment applications”.

iTech 2015 - IoT Hackathon

Author: Niel Hirjee - Published 2015-12-07 15:10

Participation is free and open for all!

This is a team based competition. Each team should have a minimum of 2 members and maximum 4 members. Details of team members should be included as part of the entry submission.

Kolkata tops cyber crime table

Author: Dwaipayan Ghosh - Published 2015-10-29 11:23

West Bengal - Kolkata in particular - has shown one of the biggest jumps nationwide in cyber-crime, says the National Crime Records Data for 2012. Such cases have increased by 355.8 % in Bengal in just five years. The Kolkata figures are even scarier - a 1033.3 % jump between 2011 and 2015.

Phone banking fraud hits thousands; tricksters deal Rs 12,000-cr blow

Author: Mahua Venkatesh - Published 2015-10-24 11:34

Welcome to the world of vishing, or voice phishing, a technique used to trick gullible customers to part with confidential personal banking details. Vishing uses voice calls to steal identities and financial information. Such “vishing attacks” are designed to secure financial information in a short span by instilling fear in individuals. These calls are difficult to trace because they primarily ride through the internet.

For many Indians like Kardam, financial inclusion has also been an unpleasant introduction to the dark underbelly of hi-tech banking frauds.

Reliance Industries to enroll 1.5 lakh vendors for its ecommerce venture

Author: Rasul Bailay & Chaitali Chakravarty - Published 2015-10-20 21:20

Reliance said the ecommerce platform for electronics products is ready for deployment while it plans to roll out online grocery marketplace in the fourth quarter of the fiscal.

The company will also launch a curated fashion and lifestyle ecommerce venture for which it has signed exclusive partnerships with a host of fashion brands from countries such as Singapore, Australia, Russia, Switzerland, China and Turkey besides ramping up its private labels, the presentation said. However, Reliance officials declined to name those brands to analysts and said the company will unveil those names at an appropriate time.