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In a stunning development, Chinese hackers breached the security of the DRDO website yesterday and possibly gained access to sensitive information. This attack, rumored to be the first of many more to come, has shaken up the authorities, who have since been frantically looking for appropriate solutions. Thanks to certain clever minds that entered into the fray, [...]

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In addition to the usual massive, way over the top, celebrations all over the state –  thousands of AIADMK workers distributing cakes and sweets to Amma cut-outs, performing paal-abhishekam for her life-size portraits, decorating every nook and corner of the state with large banners, staging blood donation camps, anna dhaanam (feeding the poor for free), [...]

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Applogize, the latest Android App to hit the market, was officially launched today at the Google Headquarters in Mountain View, by the very person who inspired its conception and development, Congress MP and son of President Pranab Mukherjee, Abhijit Mukherjee. The app has been designed by Google’s ace software developer and MIT-educated IIT Madras-alumnus Avinashi [...]

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Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa was expelled yesterday from the Karnataka Janata Party, a party he had helped re-launch along with founder Padmanabha Prasanna, when he quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). As with the breakup with BJP, Yeddyurappa is expected to encourage a certain fraction of legislators to come along with him this [...]

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In a major embarrassment to premier social networking site Facebook, founder Mark Zuckerburg has postponed the launch of the social networking giant’s latest offering “Graph Search” indefinitely, thanks to a critical customer bug detected by Janata Party President Dr.Subramanian Swamy. Facebook had earlier raised expectations and suspense all over the world with its announcement that it [...]

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Barely has the news of the arrest of two girls from Palghar for a Facebook post subsided a little, when that of another arrest, this time, of a 19-year old boy from the same area, has broken out. Fearing arrests for any of their activities on Facebook, residents have turned to other safer and barren [...]

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In an incident that has shocked even repressive, authoritarian regimes in the Middle East and China, let alone liberal ones committed to free- speech, Nitin Paranjpe, a second year engineering student from Pune, was arrested for posting facetious messages about certain public figures on social asocial networking site, Google+. A shell-shocked Nitin was heard screaming, [...]

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Shaken by the arrest of a 21 year old from Mumbai over a Facebook status message that, among other things, ‘hurt’ religious sentiments as per the colonial era Indian Penal Code and caused general inconvenience as per Sec 66(a) of the Information Technology Act,  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg  took to stage in a Steve Jobs like [...]

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Prime Minister’s adviser Sam Pitroda held another impromptu Twitter meet today, to seek legal options against Janata party president and anti-corruption crusader Dr.Subramanian Swamy. “We want to keep all our options open. I’m now holding a meet on Twitter under the hashtag #SueSwamy. The meet will see eminent Indian lawyers who are on Twitter offering [...]

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The ongoing battle of stings and counter-stings between Naveen Jindal and Zee TV has inspired Valve Corporation, the makers of the legendary computer game “Counter-strike” to follow it up with a new one, titled “Counter-sting”. A joint announcement was made a few hours ago, by developers Minh “Gooseman” Le and Jess “Cliffe” Cliffe . “We’re a bit tired of [...]

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