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CCTNS Project launched on pilot basis

 Crime & Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) Project which seeks to make use of technology in bringing greater transparency and accountability into government functioning was launched as a pilot project in New Delhi. All the States and Union Territories across the length and breadth of the country are in the process of implementing the ..

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By 2015, Internet mobile users expected to double to 165 million

As per a report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), the number of mobile Internet users in India is set to nearly double and touch 165 million by 2015, increasing from the present 87 million users. Why this increase? The rise is being attributed to enhanced bandwidth on mobile networks and cheaper ..

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Cyber attacks in India on the rise: Report

As per the Quick Heal Annual Windows and Mobile Malware Report, 2012, Cyber attacks have taken India under its grip and there is a sharp growth of malware and their modifications on mobile devices, especially on the Android platform. Social engineering is one of the most sought after ways of spreading malware. Cyber criminals continue ..

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IIT-Bombay gears up to take up Aakash-3 as next project

After a successful launch of Aakash-2  — India’s low cost device for higher education — the IIT Bombay is now planning the next improved version of the tablet Aakash-3. The institute will soon release a global tender for producing 50 lakh units of Aakash-3. What will be major improvements with Aakash-3? As proposed, upgraded tablet ..

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Internet completes 30 years of its evolution

On January 1, 2013 Internet turned 30. It was on this day in 1983 when Internet Protocol was launched which replaced vulnerable Network Control Program (NCP) used previously, thereby making sure the network was not susceptible to a single point of failure. This meant a single attack could not bring it down, making it safer ..

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