Good Samaritan hackers face hurdles

IT laws prosecuting ethical hackers remain unchanged as cases of data breach increase Bangalore April 9 2018: A Reddit user named, always_say_this, exposed the vulnerabilities—like gaining access to bank account details, passwords, names of customers etc.—of the servers belonging to Truecaller Pay and Tata Sky. He expected to get rewarded, get or job or simply acknowledged but instead was […]

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Initial Coin Offering: New way to raise start-up capital

With tough regulations on Initial Public Offering (IPO), companies seek ICOs to raise quick money. Bangalore, March 22, 2018: Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) though unregulated, is emerging as an alternative route for start-ups to raise capital from foreign markets. In 2017, $3.7 billion were raised globally, as reported by Earnest and Young. a Mumbai-based rental start-up […]

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Bangalore becomes hub for online crypto courses

Online crypto courses in Bangalore are on a rise as demand for those who possess crypto knowledge increases in India. Bangalore, 8 March, 2018: With the government pushing for adaptation of new technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Blockchain Technology across different sectors, institutes providing crash courses on blockchain have been experiencing a […]

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TRAI under pressure to relax regulation in new telecom policy

The Industry says regulation in Internet-of-things (IoT) will kill innovation in the sector Bangalore, March 13, 2018: Internet and telecom industries are calling for a relaxed regulation and licensing framework for the IoT (internet-of-things) sector in the National Telecom Policy 2018 due later this year. TRAI in its consultation paper that came out in February […]

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Form 27: A tale of patents lost in vagueness

Bangalore 13th March 2018: A large number of companies and individuals filing for patents and licenses don’t provide critical information about their inventions, stated by law. This removes the transparency in the patent filing process and acts as a hindrance in assessing whether a patent has benefitted the general public at large. Prof (Dr) Shamnad […]

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MIT scientists inch closer to eradicating malaria

By growing an anti-malarial drug resistant parasite, Plasmodium Vivax, scientists feel new drugs can be created to counter malaria. Bangalore, March 6, 2018: In an advance that might lead to eradication of malaria, a team of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been able to grow and study a dormant form of  malaria […]

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Power Up: New scheme aims to boost state-based IT startups

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’s latest scheme set to boost Karnataka’s IT economy. Bangalore, February 27, 2018: The Electronic Systems Design and Manufacturing scheme (ESDM) is set to provide aid and incentives to Karnataka-based Information Technology startups. Uma Rani, assistant general manager, Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology (KBITS) said that based on this scheme, around […]

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Automated Waste Collection System; Bangalore may not be ready

The Automated Waste Collection System (AWCS) might be ideal for GIFT city, Gujarat, but might not be the best plan for Bangalore Bangalore, January 24, 2018: The Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) City introduced an Automated Waste Collection System (AWCS) for their smart city. But experts disagree on the working of the AWCS in cities […]

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After Samsung and Panasonic, Godrej to shelve window ACs by 2020

Window Air Conditioners are being phased out  by companies like Samsung, Panasonic and Godrej. Bangalore, January 23, 2018: Old air conditioners are flying out of the window, thanks to technology, and consumer preferences. “Thanks to technological innovation, changing consumer preferences and pressure from the government to focus on energy efficient consumer goods, the demand for window […]

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