UK government revises draft internet spy law after criticism

The British government says it has amended a proposed internet surveillance law to strengthen privacy protections after criticism from lawmakers. Home secretary Theresa May published the Investigatory Powers Bill on

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Why Budget 2016 offers little cheer for telecom sector

Nation’s hero Shaheed Bhagat Singh once said: “Bombs and pistols do not make a revolution. The sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting-stone of ideas”. With a promising growth

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Hyundai to develop mini electric car, electric scooter

Hyundai Motor will start developing a one-seater electric car and an electric scooter, according to a media report, as the South Korean automaker seeks to expand into the burgeoning “smart

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Robotics firm Systemantics gets next round of funding from Nandan Nilekani

Robotics firm Systemantics, which builds industrial robots for the manufacturing sector, has raised another round of funding from venture capital giant Accel Partners and Infosys cofounder Nandan Nilekani, a few

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Deutsche Telekom puts sale of T-Mobile US on hold

Deutsche Telekom has put the sale of T-Mobile US on hold to deal with an upcoming auction of radio airwaves, giving potential suitors time to wait for a more favourable

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Delhi-NCR may generate 1 lakh metric tonnes e-waste per annum

In the midst of focus on Swachh Bharat sanitation programme, the Delhi and NCR is likely to generate about 1,07,000 metric tonnes (MT) of e-waste per annum by next year

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Japan court cites ‘right to be forgotten’ in Google case

A Japanese court has told internet giant¬†Google to hide a man’s criminal past from its search results, saying he has “the right to be forgotten” to rebuild his life, according

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US Department of Energy to give Tesla a run for its money

A wing of the US Department of Energy focused on breakthrough technologies may soon give billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s most recent foray into energy storage a run for its money,

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Pet Tech offers to keep animals safe, healthy and connected

Technology isn’t just for humans anymore. It’s also for their furry friends. In Silicon Valley and beyond, a growing number of startups are selling devices to keep pets safe, healthy,

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Uber’s real estate footprint unmatched among SF Bay Area startupsand connected

Uber’s new Oakland headquarters is nearly 70% bigger than internet radio service Pandora Media’s office nearby and will house about five times the number of employees that ride-hailing competitor Lyft

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