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Social Media Data Mining, Face Recognition Tools to Be Given to Security Agencies: Home Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Cybercrimes posing “big challenge” to security establishment: Singh Terrorists using the “dark Internet” to recruit operatives, he said “We have created a cyber-security division in the home ministry” Security agencies are trying to obtain new software and improved face-recognition technology to enable themselves to dig deeper into social media about a criminal whose record is unavailable in… Read More »

Apple Officials Meet Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu

Senior officials of the US-based iPhone maker Appletoday called upon Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu. The meeting assumes significance as the technology giant is seeking concessions like duty exemptions to set up manufacturing unit in India. “CIM @sureshpprabhu in meeting with Mr. Nick Amman, Director, Government Affairs and Ms. Priya Balasubramaniam, Global Vice President, Operations, Apple Inc,” a tweet of the commerce… Read More »

Apple Officials Meet Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu

Senior officials of the US-based iPhone maker Appletoday called upon Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu. The meeting assumes significance as the technology giant is seeking concessions like duty exemptions to set up manufacturing unit in India. “CIM @sureshpprabhu in meeting with Mr. Nick Amman, Director, Government Affairs and Ms. Priya Balasubramaniam, Global Vice President, Operations, Apple Inc,” a tweet of the commerce… Read More »

India Mobile Congress to Emerge as a Global Event, Says Telecom Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Manoj Sinha said DoT will organise the India Mobile Congress every year The first ever India Mobile Congress starts on Wednesday About 150 foreign delegates and eight embassies are participating Telecom minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said the Department of Telecom will organise the India Mobile Congress every year which would emerge as a global event in coming years. “We want… Read More »

Opec plans fresh oil price talks says energy minister

Oil producers in the Opec group of countries will make another attempt this week to reverse a slump in crude prices, according to Algeria’s energy minister. Noureddine Bouterfa said there would be an informal gathering of Opec members on the sidelines of an energy conference in Algiers on Wednesday. “We will not come out of the meeting empty-handed,”… Read More »

Israeli Minister Says Facebook a ‘Monster’, Hindering Security

Israel’s Minister of Internal Security on Saturday accused Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, of not doing enough to prevent incitement against Israel and said the social network was “sabotaging” Israeli police work. Israel has in the past said Facebook is used to encourage attacks and the government is drafting legislation to enable it to order Facebook, YouTube,… Read More »