More than 12,000 incidents of cybercrime were reported in 2016, but nearly the same number of such crimes carried forward from the previous years had not been investigated, the data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) said.
Virtual currency Bitcoin soared to an all-time high above $10,000 on Tuesday on some smaller exchanges and digital currency indexes, but remained just below that milestone in major trading platforms such as Luxembourg-based BitStamp.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday recalled the speedy evolution of cyber space from the bulky mainframe computers to hand-held smartphones and gadgets of today.
The Government of India will assist Mauritius to develop and set up digital locker services, a top official said on Thursday.
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States set out on Tuesday to scrap rules around open Internet access, a move that will allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favour their own services if they wish.
Shares of Reliance Communications (RCom) on Tuesday slumped over 9 % in morning trade on the bourses after the company called off merger with Aircel due to regulatory hurdles.
Twitter on Tuesday announced that it is doubling its character limit to 280 for all languages except Japanese, Chinese and Korean. In an official blog post, the company announced that the feature is being availed by a small group of people for testing.
While incumbent operators sought an urgent intervention by the Telecom Ministry on telecom regulator TRAI’s recent decision to slash charges for cross-network calls, Reliance Jio which has gained from the move, thanked TRAI chairman R.S. Sharma at the India Mobile Congress in the capital.
India’s largest telecom player Bharti Airtel is investing ₹18,000-₹20,000 crore this year in building hard infrastructure and the industry as a whole is likely to invest anywhere between ₹50,000-₹60,000 crore in 2017-18, according to Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal.
India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani and telecom czar Sunil Mittal, whose firms are engaged in a bitter marketplace battle, described each other as friends as they shared the dais to propogate growth of the telecom industry.