US charges 2 former hi-tech executives in alleged $2M bribery of Tamil Nadu officials

Arul Louis(IANS)-   Two former high-ranking executives of the technology company Cognizant have been charged by US prosecutors in alleged $2 million bribery of Tamil Nadu government officials to get building permits for its campus in Chennai. Separately, the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC), which oversees publicly traded companies, fined Cognizant a total of $25 […]

Infosys to train students in US for digital jobs

IANS –   Infosys is partnering with the Community College of Rhode Island to set up a digital economy aspirations lab for training students in the US for digital jobs, said the software major on Wednesday. “Our digital innovation and design centre at Providence in Rhode Island will help bridge the gap for design and […]

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 […]