Submitted by Karthik on 18 May, 2013 - 10:41
It is common knowledge nowadays that the academic journal industry has largely deteriorated into what can only be termed as a racket. Thousands of journals with shoddy standards have cropped up luring unsuspecting or inept academics and students with the promise of publication.
Submitted by Karthik on 6 May, 2013 - 21:34
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) apparently already has a team which monitors blogs and social networks such as Facebook and Twitter for stock fraud where manipulators try to influence people to buy certain stocks thereby driving their price up. But it is finding it difficult to perform the same task with Blackberry and WhatsApp messages.
Submitted by Karthik on 6 May, 2013 - 10:02
The Indian Express has a rather nostalgic (for some) story on the early days of the Internet in India.
Submitted by Karthik on 29 March, 2013 - 20:44
The Delhi high court has, as expected, awarded the Tata Sons vs. Arno Palmen case over the right to the
tatainfotech.in domain to the Tatas.
Submitted by Karthik on 29 March, 2013 - 13:26
News broke yesterday of the Egyptian Navy catching three scuba divers off the coast of Alexandria who were trying to sever an undersea fibre-optic cable.
Submitted by Karthik on 21 March, 2013 - 08:52
Submitted by Karthik on 11 March, 2013 - 17:06
An article in New Scientist covers a journal report on the state of upcoming upgrades to China's national Internet infrastructure.
Submitted by Karthik on 10 August, 2012 - 23:19
If you are one of those people who has paid through the nose for trendy, branded, American clothing via an online Indian retailer, then you might be interested in this article on Reuters. According to the report, it's highly likely that you have either bought old stock, unlicensed stock, or plain ol' counterfeit dregs.
Submitted by Karthik on 14 June, 2012 - 03:09
The Economic Times has a brief blurb on the status of the IPv6 transition in India.
Submitted by Karthik on 12 June, 2012 - 23:16
After the low key response to the June 9 protests, Anonymous India has labelled it only "Phase 1" of their plans and have announced "Phase 2". The second phase has been dubbed "Operation RTI" and appears to be an elaborate recce to unearth information related to Internet censorship in the country. The plan is to get "citizens of India" to file RTI applications pertaining to any communications between government officials and companies such as Google and Facebook.