NEW DELHI: Google will open a new 'Cloud Region' in Mumbai that will help the tech giant offer its cloud platform services to developers and enterprise customers in India. Expected to be live in 2017, the local region in India will help make Google cloud platform services even faster for Indian customers, Google said in a statement. The announcement was made at the Horizon event in San Francisco.
NEW DELHI: With the aim to exchange information and best practices on cyber security, the Data Security Council of India (DSCI), a premier body on cyber security, on Saturday launched its first global chapter in Singapore. The DSCI Singapore chapter will help build linkages with various stakeholders in the government, industry and academia and establish channels of collaboration on policy deliberation,
WASHINGTON - Yahoo has confirmed that hackers stole information from at least 500 million user accounts in what it describes as a "state-sponsored" attack. In a statement released on Thursday, Yahoo's Chief Information Security Officer Bob Lord said that the information was stolen from the company's network in late 2014, Fox News reported. "The account information may have included names, email addresses,
NEW DELHI - Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that revival of the practice of acknowledging tax payers for promptly filing income tax returns will play an important role in nation building. Jaitley was speaking at an event held here to hand over certificates of appreciation issued by the Central Board of Taxes (CBDT) honouring select tax payers. According to the minister, the practice will help in bringing about the necessary...
HYDERABAD: U.S.-based technology major Cisco today signed an MoU with Telangana government for undertaking a slew of initiatives which include deployment of Digital Zone smart city project and a center of excellence (CoE) and living lab in T-Hub-a technological incubator. Under the MoU, the IT major will also establish an Internet of Things (IoT) innovation hub and a living lab near Hi-Tech City in the state capital,
NEW DELHI - Amazon is improving its foothold in India and the American e-commerce giant could be the second biggest player after Flipkart in the online retail market by 2019, says a new Bank of America Merrill Lynch report. India could also become Amazon's second largest market (after the US) as it plans to invest $5 billion in its India business, the report released on Tuesday said. "For last couple of months,
NEW DELHI - Low cost carrier SpiceJet on Monday said it has signed an interline agreement with Hahn Air -- a Germany based distributor of services for air, rail and shuttle partners -- to expand more into the international markets. "SpiceJet is the only domestic airline to ink the interline agreement with Germany's Hahn Air, which will enable the airline to now sell its flight tickets on Hahn Air's booking system,
HYDERABAD - In its bid to inspire grassroots innovation and harness local talent in the country, Intel India along with the Department of Science & Technology (DST) on Sept 8 launched “Innovate for Digital India Challenge 2.0”. Presented in collaboration with MyGov, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeITY) and Hyderabad-based T-Hub Foundation, this year’s challenge invites innovators makers...
NEW DELHI - Amy's, a US brand that has pioneered the organic food movement globally, is set to launch a select range of its products in India. After successfully retailing in the US, Britain and Australia, Amy's will launch a select range of 14 products in the country starting with Delhi and NCR in mid-September across select Modern Trade outlets, said a statement. The range includes canned soups, frozen pizzas, meals and snacks,
MUMBAI - Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday stressed the need to strengthen the social security apparatus in India to make the country a pensioned and an insured society. Lamenting that "We have still not fully realised the importance of adequate social security for the people", Jaitley said a budget proposal for creating a pensioned society had to be rolled back following opposition by workers' unions.