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"Sandesh Pathak"- A Software application to aid farmers

C-DAC Mumbai, IIT-Madras, IIIT Hyderabad, IIT Kharagpur, and C-DAC Thiruvananthapuram have jointly developed  the “Sandesh Pathak” software application. The application uses TTS (Text-To-Speech) software to help out farmers by reading out loud SMS messages and benefiting those who may have difficulty in reading. Thus, when a farmer receives an SMS message either containing agriculture-related advice or some other thing, the Sandesh ..

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India leads global remittances with $70 billion in 2013

Remittances have turned into a key component of the Balance of Payments (BoP) of nations. As per the World Bank Report “Migration and Development Brief”, in the year 2013, India lead global remittances as it received $70 billion during 2013. Out of this $65 billion were earned from the India’s flagship software services exports. India is followed by China ..

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“Polling at your fingertips”- SMS based service launched in Meghalaya

In order to help voters to locate their respective polling stations, the Election Commission launched an SMS based service “Polling at your fingertips” in Shillong, Meghalaya. SMS service “Polling at your fingertips”: Voters have to type their Elector’s Photo Identity Card (EPIC) number and send it to 98560-66666 and within a few minutes, details of electoral roll, ..

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“Dendroid” -Android Malware targeting Indian Users

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) warned about a currently active Dendroid malware campaign that is spreading across India, targeting Android users. About Android Malware “Dendroid” Belongs to deadly ‘Trojan’ family. Created by modifying the required permissions by any clean APK (Android Application Package) with Dendroid RAT functionality that allows detailed management of the ..

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Internet transition to speedier Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)

The Internet transition from the current Internet Protocol IPv4 to the next-generation Internet protocol IPv6 is set to speed up in 2014 as web addresses under the system IPv4 come to an end. IPv6 addresses are longer and more complex than the familiar 192.168.0.1-style IPv4 addresses.  Why the internet transition from IPv4 to IPv6 is ..

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