John Oliver’s Must See Takedown of India’s Porn Ban

John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight is one of the funniest shows on television to tackle extremely serious subjects with a lot of focus on technology related issues such as net neutrality and... Read more »

China’s Alibaba to Take $4.6 Billion Stake in Retailer Suning

Chinese Internet giant Alibaba is to pay CNY 28.3 billion ($4.6 billion or roughly Rs. 29,108 crores) for a nearly 20 percent stake in consumer electronics retailer Suning, the two companies said... Read more »

IIMB Considers Digital Courses for Masses

An elite institution like the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), which pioneered in making online management courses available internationally to a broader spectrum of students, can leverage this experience to help develop... Read more »

Flipkart Claims to Have Sold 150 Million Products This Year

Leading e-retail major Flipkart on Monday said it has sold 150 million products till date this calendar year, registering a whopping 150 percent growth over last year. “We have witnessed a 150... Read more »

Botanical Survey of India Develops Country’s First Online Floral Database

The Botanical Survey of India (BSI) has developed the first open-access online database of India’s floral diversity to document over 18,000 flowering plant species in an effort at boosting digitisation and conservation... Read more »

Nasa Promises ‘Regular Dose of Space’ With Tumblr Debut

In a bid to expand its reach on various social media platforms, Nasa has launched its official account on Tumblr that will give users a “regular dose of space” in a blog-like... Read more »

China-Linked Hackers Attack American Airlines, Sabre Systems

China-linked hackers attacked the computer systems of travel reservations distributor Sabre Corp and American Airlines Group Inc, Bloomberg reported, although the world’s largest airline said there was no evidence of such a... Read more »

University of Connecticut Says Hit by Hackers From China

The social security numbers and credit card details of up to 6,000 University of Connecticut students, faculty and others may have been stolen by cyber-hackersfrom China, the university said on Friday. Officials... Read more »

New York Village Makes Ransom Payments to Keep Computers Running

A village in central New York made ransom payments of $300 (roughly Rs. 19,200) and $500 (roughly Rs. 31,993) last year to keep its computers running after two official-looking emails released malware... Read more »

India Ninth Most Impacted by Ransomware Attacks: Symantec

India ranks ninth globally, after countries like the US, Japan, Canada, and Russia, in terms of ransomware attacks, security software firm Symantec on Friday said.While the number of such attacks are rising... Read more »