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Russia hackers stole 1.2 billion usernames and passwords

As per Hold Security – a US firm with expertise in spotting breaches, a Russian group of hackers dubbed ‘CyberVor’ has stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords belonging to more than 500 million email addresses. It claimed the hacked information belongs to over 420,000 websites, including many leaders in virtually all companies across the globe. ..

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MyGov: Financial Inclusion Plan gets impetus from ‘Creative Corner’

The new Narendra Modi led Government has taken up the task of Comprehensive Financial Inclusion. It is projected to be achieved by August 2018 with basic banking accounts for everyone by August 2015. Comprehensive Financial Inclusion intends to make banking services accessible to every household in the country. The objective is to empower the weaker strata ..

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Now minimum broadband speed is 512 kbps: TRAI

As per a notification released by Telecom Regulatory Authority India (TRAI),the minimum broadband speed has been raised to 512 kilo bytes per second (kbps). The earlier minimum broadband speed of 256 kbps was as per the Broadband Policy 2004. The telecom regulator has made amendment to the Telecom Consumers Complaint Redressal Regulations, 2012 and the ..

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TCS en route to become world's second biggest tech employer

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is very close to becoming world’s second biggest tech employer. Currently, with over 3 lakh employees, it has already become the world’s 3rd largest employer in the technology sector. Considering the pace at which it is expanding, it could become the second largest employer by the end of 2014, overtaking Hewlett-Packard, ..

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DeitY's ''Mobile Seva" project wins UN Public Service Award

India’s Mobile Seva Project started by Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has won the 2014 United Nations Public Service Award. The award has been given in the category of promoting whole of government approaches in Information Age. The United Nations Public Service Awards is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public ..

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