All six district courts in Delhi will have Wi-Fi facility in the next 3-4 months. Firefly, a joint venture firm of Airtel and Vodafone, has received the order to install Wi-Fi at the district courts in the national capital. "Following the leadership shown by the Supreme Court of India and Delhi High Court to digitally enable their premise, all district courts in Delhi are now working intensively to provide similar services on their premise," Firefly CEO Raj Sethia told PTI. More →
With India placing high priority to cyber-security, the government is in talks with a number of countries, including the US, for co-operation to check cyber-espionage and other attacks, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Sunday said. "The Prime Minister himself has said, cyber-security represents something like bloodless war. Therefore, cyber-security is an agenda of great importance for our government," Prasad, who was in Boston to attend the annual India Conference of the Harvard University, told PTI. More →
HTC is expected to unveil its next flagship smartphone, the One M10, at this month's MWC 2016 in Barcelona. However, leaks about the smartphone, which is codenamed Perfume, continue to make the rounds. The latest leak is a photo of the smartphone in the wild, which reveals its resemblance to the A9, a mid-range smartphone HTC had launched last year.
After announcing the Galaxy A9 with 6-inch full HD display back in December last year, Samsung seems to be working on a "Pro" variant as well. Carrying a model number of SM-A9100 and a price tag of Rs 24,179, the smartphone was recently spotted on India’s import-export site Zauba when it entered for testing in India. Of course, the price tag is for the prototype and has no bearing to the commercial price, which is likely to be higher. The alleged smartphone was also put through paces on GFXBench, which sheds some light on its specifications and features. More →
Google gave virtual reality a push last year with its ultra-affordable Google Cardboard headset, having shipped 5 million units. Now, according to reports from the Financial Times, Google seems to be working on a revamped virtual reality headset, similar to Samsung’s Gear VR. Likely to sport a plastic casing, the VR headset could support a wide range of smartphones. Citing sources, the publication reports that the Google Cardboard successor will feature “better lenses and sensors.” More →
To catch manipulators, markets regulator SEBI has begun looking into social media accounts of suspected persons, with 'mutual friends on Facebook' being cited as evidence for the first time in an insider trading case. While SEBI has been examining Twitter and Facebook for quite some time for investigation purposes, this is the first time the regulator has used Facebook account as evidence for proving charges against an individual. More →
Suspected Pakistan-based groups have hacked the official web portal of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) belonging to the Income Tax department. More →