India

The Indian government has ordered intermediaries to block 690 webpages/URLs for having anti-national, objectionable and hate content this year. The directions were issued under Section 69 of the Information Technology Act, 2000. The revelation was made by Union minister Kapil Sibal in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. “Based on the request of law... Read more »

December 12, 2012 at IST / Tech News.

India will continue to spend on IT despite the weak global economy, with investments in telecommunications helping to spur the overall tech expenditure to US$71.5 billion in 2013. According to Gartner’s findings released Wednesday, the US$71.5 billion mark represents a 7.7 percent increase from the US$66.4 billion forecasted for 2012. Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president and... Read more »

October 11, 2012 at IST / Tech News.