Hockey World League begins online ticket sales

RAIPUR, INDIA: Hockey India (HI) on Thursday has started the online ticket sales for the much awaited eight-nation Hero Hockey World League (HWL) final to be held from November 27 to December 6, 2015. Priced at Rs 50, 100 for

Google, Yahoo, Bing must stop pre-natal test ads

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In a bid to fight increasing menace of female infanticide, the Center has urged the Supreme Court to direct search websites to withdraw and stop advertisements determining sex tests. The initiative is a part from the Center

OnePlus and RangDe unite to empower women entrepreneurs

BENGALURU, INDIA: OnePlus, a fast growing global technology start-up, and, India’s first Internet-based peer-to-peer micro-lending organization have announced the Power of One initiative to empower women entrepreneurs on the occasion of the Joy of Giving Week. The campaign leverages

Man befriends minor on Facebook, rapes her at party

MUMBAI, INDIA: The Mumbai police recently arrested three men on charges of raping a minor. The three accused have been identified as Kaustubh Chavan (21), Deepali Ahire (25), and Mandar (30). According to the police, Chavan befriended the victim on

Wipro accused of sexism; dragged to court

MUMBAI, INDIA: Wipro, one of the top 5 IT services companies in India, also known for ethical best practices, is defending accusations of predatory sexism in a London court. A 39-year-old former female employee, Shreya Ukil has accused Wirpo of

SEBI nod for Infibeam’s Rs 450 crore IPO

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved online shopping portal Infibeam’s proposal to raise Rs 450 crore through an initial public offer (IPO). This makes the Gujarat headquartered Infibeam, the first company in the

Now cyber criminals targeting border disputes and diplomatic affairs in India

MUMBAI, INDIA: India is fast becoming a strategic target for cyber criminals. According to experts, the WATERMAIN campaign comprising cyber criminals is targeting on-going border disputes and other diplomatic matters in India. Geopolitical tensions in the region have steadily ratcheted

Your 4G ads are misleading: ASCI to Bharti Airtel

MUMBAI, INDIA: In what can be termed as a shot in the arm to one of the teleco majors, the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has issued a notice to Bharti Airtel asking it to withdraw or modify its

Is the US trying to negatively portray India’s IT services segment?

MUMBAI, INDIA: The US government’s move to open an investigation against Infosys and TCS for alleged violations of H1-B visa rules has not gone down well with industry body Nasscom. According to a report in New York Times, The Department

Don’t let restaurants swipe your credit cards

MUMBAI, INDIA: Trend Micro has found a new malware—MalumPOS malware which has the ability to steal payment data from point-of-sale systems running the Micros platform of Oracle software. Trend Micro threat analyst Jay Yaneza, Threat Analyst, Trend Micro, wrote in

PMO to DoT: Allow telecom towers in hospitals

MMUBAI, INDIA: Henceforth, hospitals in Delhi and NCR will have better connectivity. The directive has come from none other than the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), which has asked the local authorities to enable telecom operators to set up telecom towers

Soon, you will also be able to download pages faster on 2G

MUMBAI, INDIA: The next time you want to book a ticket on IRCTC, reserve seat at your favorite restaurant or transfer funds to your loved ones, the speed and ease of transactions would surprise you. But only if you have a

Tackling the challenges of urban living

MUMBAI, INDIA: What if, someone would take care of our cost of living, transportation and other challenges related to urban living? While optimists would embrace this as a WoW moment, cynics will dismiss it as yet another fad announced by

Realty check for CISOs—How secure is your security infrastructure?

MUMBAI, INDIA: CISOs beware!!! A new survey commissioned by Juniper Networks and Rand, a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision-making through research and analysis, has revealed startling gaps between investments in cyber security and the actual RoI. Findings

Three ways by which airports can generate ancillary revenue

MUMBAI, INDIA: Airports the world over are struggling hard to monetize services they offer to their VIP customers, into ancillary revenue. Unisys has expanded its portfolio of aviation industry solutions with three intelligent passenger recognition systems designed to help airlines

Transforming Pune’s digital landscape

PUNE, INDIA: Pune—the cultural capital of Maharashtra is going digital. In the first ever large-scale effort towards digitizing Pune, and transforming its digital landscape, an initiative by Pune Digital Marketers (PDM) and 24 ADP conference. The conference brought togather 20

Is Airtel tracking your browsing behavior?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Are an Airtel 3G user? There is every possibility that the largest private telecom services provider is tracking your browsing behavior. This sounds spooky, but a Bengaluru-based programmer has found that Airtel is compromising the privacy of its

This BPO will let you work from home

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MUMBAI, INDIA: In an era where BPOs are leaving no stone unturned to ensure data security, and working from home is a strict No-No, PlatinumOne Business Services, which is on a hiring spree, is doing just the opposite. PlatinumOne which

Strontium commits Universal Studio’s Jurassic World to memory

MUMBAI, INDIA: Strontium Technology, a digital storage manufacturing company with headquarters in Singapore has announced its collaboration with Universal Pictures as memory partner for Jurassic World, in India. The American science fiction adventure film is set to be released in

Ricoh, first manufacturer to receive EPEAT rating

MUMBAI, INDIA: On the World Environment Day today, Ricoh has received Silver ratings as qualified by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry, for 32 of its imaging equipment products marketed in India. Manoj Kumar, CEO and Managing Director,