5 Low-Budget Smartphones With Android

BANGALORE: The handset market is on its peak with alluring offers on low-budget Smartphones running on the latest version of Android 4.4Kit-Kat. The latest version is quiet enhanced than the previous 4.3 Jellybeans and has lot in store to offer the best. Kit-Kat is the 10th version of Android for the mobiles by Google. Equipped […]

The IT Talent Problem

Way back in 2000, just before the dot-com bust, I wrote a weekly column for CIO magazine, and I spent months covering “the technology workforce crisis.” The big issue was the cap that the U.S. government had put on H‑1B visas and the strong need that companies had for developers and other technologists. Then along […]

IIT Delhi graduate develops tools to counter cyber attacks

Sanjam Garg, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has won the 2013 Doctoral Dissertation Award for developing a technique to protect against cyber attacks. He will receive the award presented by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and its $20,000 prize at the annual ACM awards banquet on June 21, in San […]

Facebook accused of scanning users’ private messages.

San Francisco: Social networking giant Facebook Inc has been sued for allegedly scouring through users’ private messages to provide data to marketers and advertisers, according to reports. Facebook users Matthew Campbell and Michael Hurley filed the class-action suit in the Northern District Court of California. They accused Facebook of scanning private messages with URLs in […]

iPad Air more popular than iPad 4: Study

Apple’s recently launched iPad Air, touted to be thinner and faster is reportedly outpacing the iPad 4, new data has revealed. Data provided by Fiksu pointed that the iPad Air, launched a month back, is more adopted by consumers than the standard iPad 4 by a wide margin. According to Cnet, Fiksu samples millions of […]

Twitter to be available on mobile phones without Internet

New York: Twitter Inc is tying up with a Singapore-based startup to make its 140-character messaging service available to users in emerging markets who have entry-level mobile phones which cannot access the Internet. U2opia Mobile, which has a similar tie-up with Facebook Inc, will launch its Twitter service in the first quarter of next year, […]