Parliamentary panel hints at action against Twitter

IANS-   Hours after Twitter declined to appear before a parliamentary committee on information technology on Monday citing short notice, the committee headed by Anurag Thakur has hinted that it will initiate a breach of privilege action against it and its brass. “Of course it can be an issue of breach of parliamentary privilege. They […]

Networked freezers at stores, work places at hacking risk: Report

IANS-   Using default passwords on internet-enabled temperature control systems has exposed freezers at grocery stores, hospitals and pharmaceutical firms to the risk of being hacked, the media reported. Security researchers at Safety Detective found over 7,419 networked thermostats manufactured by Scotland-based electronics manufacturer Resource Data Management (RDM) to be suffering from the vulnerability, Engadget […]

US may withdraw zero tariffs for India

IANS-   India’s FDI policy on e-commerce and mandatory data localization for global card payment companies seem to have rubbed Donald Trump on the wrong side as the US is thinking about withdrawing zero tariffs for India, sources said. The US Trade Representative is reviewing the preferential arrangement for India wherein the US charges no […]

IT industry lauds Interim Budget boost to AI use

IANS-   The Indian IT industry on Friday lauded the Interim Budget 2019-20 for its push to adopt Artificial Intelligence (AI). “The highlight of the Budget was the announcement of a National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and the AI portal. This will play a key role for India to accelerate AI development and adoption,” IT […]