UIDAI Helpline: No, your phone has not been hacked!

UIDAI Helpline: No, your phone has not been hacked!

2018-08-03T23:02:33+00:00 On

Telecom operators and the Unique Identification Authority of India have denied having anything to do with the ‘mysterious’ addition of the UIDAI’s former helpline to the contact lists of Android phone users in India. That leaves only three candidates — Google, which…

Aadhaar Face Recognition to help Govt identify people using only a camera

Aadhaar Face Recognition to help Govt identify people using only a camera

2018-01-15T15:21:06+00:00 On

Going by indications from the Unique ID Authority of India, Aadhaar numbers could soon be linked to people’s images, allowing the government and corporations to identify people from their photographs and videos. “UIDAI introduces yet another landmark technology for authentication – Face…

No, India’s AADHAAR database has not been compromised

No, India’s AADHAAR database has not been compromised

2018-01-08T18:24:30+00:00 On

Social and mainstream media is abuzz with headlines that scream that the Aadhaar database has been ‘leaked’ or ‘breached’ by miscreants and that the UID Authority of India has been caught napping. “Personal data of a billion Indians sold online for £6”,…

CIA biggest beneficiary of Aadhaar, says Swamy; GST not behind slowdown

CIA biggest beneficiary of Aadhaar, says Swamy; GST not behind slowdown

2017-10-28T15:43:51+00:00 On

BJP leader and libertarian politician Subramanian Swamy said he believes that the design of Aadhaar system exposes core data to ‘American intelligence agencies’ and expressed consternation that the government was continuing with the unique identification number scheme. Speaking to Mirror Now on…

Net Neutrality: Vodafone wants right to manipulate Internet videos

Net Neutrality: Vodafone wants right to manipulate Internet videos

2017-04-20T16:59:19+00:00 On

Vodafone India said it would like to be given the power to manage the size of videos watched by users on its mobile network and lower it automatically “for overall quality welfare”. Participating in the discussions related to Net Neutrality and the powers…

Quora imposes restrictions on anonymous users; to pre-screen anon content; stops likes, comments

Quora imposes restrictions on anonymous users; to pre-screen anon content; stops likes, comments

2017-02-10T14:15:40+00:00 On

Quora, the question and answer app that is very popular in certain pockets of population in India and abroad, said has made three crucial changes to its anonymity policy: installing a mandatory screening process, preventing anonymous users from liking and commenting, and…

Reliance Jio: 15-minute SIM activation now available in most cities

Reliance Jio: 15-minute SIM activation now available in most cities

2016-09-11T20:30:23+00:00 On

Ten days after Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Jio, promised to roll out a superfast activation procedure for new SIMs within “2-4 weeks”, the facility is now available in several small towns, suggesting that the company may be running ahead of schedule…