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IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Faces Flak Over Twitter To Rope in Pvt Cloud Firms

IT Ministry reported plan to rope in private companies like Microsoft and IBM for providing cloud computing services to government departments has come under flak from cyber security experts. “I think by using cloud services of foreign companies like Microsoft and IBM, IT Ministry has decided to throw all Data and National Security concerns into […]

50 Companies Keen on Associating With Postal Bank: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Around 50 companies including global banking institutions, like the World Bank, Deutsche Bank and Barclays, have expressed eagerness to be associated with the Centres postal payments bank initiative, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. “We will begin postal payments banking service from September 16, wherein 1.3 lakh postmen will be given hand-held devices, a […]

India Has Tools To Tackle iPhone Encryption: Ravi Shankar Prasad

As Apple slugs it out with FBI on privacy issues, Indian govt has said strong encryption technology to secure data and communications in smartphones, including those made by the US-based firm, is a challenge for law enforcement agencies. It said however that a tool for mobile forensics has been developed to handle smartphones including Apple. […]

India to cross 500 million Internet users this year: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The number of Internet users in the country is likely to reach 500 million this year, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. “India has grown to around 400 million Internet users. If we take Trai numbers then it is somewhere close to 332 million. As per service providers, they were telling me that up […]

Will take structured view on net neutrality: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Asserting the government’s stand on non-discriminatory access to internet, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said the issue of net neutrality is being debated by Trai and its report is awaited, following which a final view will be taken. “The issue of net neutrality is being debated by the Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of […]

India may have 50 crore Internet subscribers next year: Prasad

New Delhi, (PTI) – Telecom Minister of India Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad today said Internet subscribers may reach the 50 crore mark in the country next year. “India currently has 40 crore Internet subscribers. Earlier, I have said about the target to reach 50 crore users in two years but now it looks that the […]

Internet Access in India has Surpassed 50-crore Mark

The number of internet connections in India has grown by 65% from March 2016 to cross the 50 crore mark in 2018, in line with the target set by the Narendra Modi government three years ago. As per the latest information from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), by the end of September 2018, there were 56 […]

WhatsApp to Appoint India Head by the End of 2018

Amid all the pressure to stop sinister and fake messages, WhatsApp said Wednesday it will appoint head of India operations by the end of this year. This decision was taken when WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels met IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss the issue of fake messages that have in the past triggered mob killings. “Our new Head […]

Facebook Made a Mistake: Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that his company made mistakes on user data protection and vowed to take steps to prevent the misuse or breach of personal data of users by developers or business partners. The major data breach that was happened yesterday, our reports revealed that 50 million people manipulate in Donald Trumps 2016 presidential campaign […]

When Indian President Played Cricket at UP Investors Summit

iB Cricket , a revolutionary Virtual Reality Cricket Sport (vSport), developed by ProYuga Advanced Technologies was launched in the presence of the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind. He played the first ball of iB Cricket, which is going to be released worldwide in April 2018. It was all smiles when President of […]