Programs

  • Facebook unveils Hack, a new PHP-based programming language 22-03-2014 01:30 PM

    New York: It is called Hack but it has little to do with hacking. It is a new programming language designed by Facebook that lets programmers build complex websites and other software quickly and without many flaws. "We can say with complete assurance that this has been as battle-tested as...
  • Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW conference 11-03-2014 08:31 AM

    Austin: NSA leaker Edward Snowden spoke via live video conference Monday to a packed audience at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival. The former NSA contractor, who remains in Moscow living in temporary asylum, faces felony charges in the US after revealing the agency's mass surveillance program by leaking thousands...
  • Iran, world powers reach deal opening nuke program 13-01-2014 09:37 AM

    Tehran: Iran has agreed to limit uranium enrichment and to open its nuclear program to daily inspection by international experts starting January 20, setting the clock running on a six-month deadline for a final nuclear agreement, officials said on Sunday. In exchange, the Islamic Republic will get a relaxation of...
  • Iran, six world powers reach deal on Tehran's nuclear program 24-11-2013 12:07 PM

    A historic deal over Iran's nuclear program has been reached following intense talks in Geneva. Foreign Ministers from Iran, US, UK, China, Russia and Europe held negotiations for four days before the agreement was reached. The agreement temporarily halts Iran's nuclear development and lifts some sanctions. ...
  • Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal 24-11-2013 11:28 AM

    Geneva: Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough deal early on Sunday to curb Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in what could be the first sign of an emerging rapprochement between the Islamic state and the West. Aimed at ending a dangerous standoff, the agreement...
  • Mojtaba Ahmadi, Iranian cyber warfare commander, shot dead: Reports 03-10-2013 11:39 AM

    New Delhi: Mojtaba Ahmadi, commander of Iran's Cyber War Headquarters, has been shot dead in a suspected assassination. Reports claimed that Ahmadi was found dead in near the town of Karaj, north-west of the capital, Tehran. Israel's external intelligence agency, the Mossad, has been accused of carrying out this assassination....
  • Obama, Iran's Rouhani hold historic phone call to end deadlock over Tehran's nuclear program 28-09-2013 07:39 AM

    President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by telephone on Friday, the highest-level contact between the two countries in three decades and a sign that they are serious about reaching a pact on Tehran's nuclear programme. The call is the culmination of a dramatic shift in tone...
  • Twin-tracked development programme needed for India: Kalam 25-09-2013 07:21 PM

    Kollam: India needs to implement a twin-tracked development programme if it aims to bring in rural prosperity that ensures employment potential and holistic socio-economic progress, former President APJ Abdul Kalam said on Wednesday. The main was PURA - Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas - which has to be supplemented...
  • Nuclear talks at UN a start of new era: Iranian foreign ministry 24-09-2013 04:57 PM

    A meeting between Iran's top diplomats and world powers at the United Nationsthis week will start a "new era" in efforts to end the dispute with the West over Tehran's disputed nuclear program, the Iranian foreign ministry said on Tuesday. It did not hint at any concessions by Tehran. The...
  • Yahoo APAC teams with Wharton Future of Advertising Program 11-09-2013 05:26 PM

    Yahoo Asia Pacific is collaborating with the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton Future of Advertising Program (WFoA) to jointly develop an industry framework for native advertising, a rapidly emerging form of digital advertising. The framework will act as a guideline for maximizing the effectiveness of native advertising. Online advertising is evolving...
  • US spied on emails, phone calls, messages of Presidents of Brazil, Mexico: Report 03-09-2013 08:31 AM

    The US National Security Agency spied on emails, phone calls and text messages of the Presidents of Brazil and Mexico, a Brazilian news program reported, a revelation that could strain Washington's relations with Latin America's two biggest nations. The report late on Sunday by Globo's news program "Fantastico" was based...
  • Apple offers iPhone trade-in program, lets you exchange your old model 31-08-2013 11:09 AM

    Los Angeles: Excited about the new iPhone expected to be unveiled Sept. 10? Apple will now join others in allowing you to trade in your old model. The company said starting Friday that it would give customers credit for functioning older models at Apple Stores. The credit can be used...
  • Under fire, US spy agency defends surveillance programs as lawful 17-08-2013 06:55 AM

    Under increasing pressure to justify electronic surveillance programs that at times capture communications of American citizens, the US National Security Agency went to unusual lengths on Friday to insist its activities are lawful and any mistakes largely unintentional. In a sign of how much heat it has taken since former...
  • Edward Snowden is not a patriot, says Barack Obama 10-08-2013 07:40 AM

    Washington: Days after a US lawmaker compared Edward Snowden with Mahatma Gandhi, US President Barack Obama said the former CIA contractor who leaked to the world the secretive internet and phone surveillance programs, is not a patriot. "I don't think Snowden was a patriot," Obama told reporters during a White...
  • News briefs: Welfare dept organises “breast feeding week” in Indore 02-08-2013 11:43 PM

    A programme was organised to celebrate the Breast feeding Week by the woman and child welfare department under the supervision of district programme officer. The women were educated on the benefits of breastfeeding. The programme also had a session with gynecologist who interacted on woman health issues and benefits of...
  • Watch: Tracing US whistleblower Edward Snowden 29-06-2013 08:29 PM

    Edward Snowden, the former defense contractor accused of disclosing details about secret US surveillance programs still remains in transit at the Russian airport. One of the CNN correspondents played a detective at Moscow airport to see if he could spot Snowden. ...
  • US presses Russia as mystery over Snowden deepens 25-06-2013 06:29 AM

    Washington: The United States on Monday increased pressure on Russia to hand over Edward Snowden, the American charged with disclosing secret US surveillance programs, and said it believed he was still in Moscow despite reports he was leaving for Cuba. Earlier Snowden, until recently a contractor with the US National...
  • US govt had no 'direct access' to tech companies' servers: Reports 08-06-2013 04:17 PM

    New Delhi: Snubbing reports that the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI are "tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading US Internet companies" through a secret program known as PRISM, new reports have surfaced claiming the NSA never had direct access to the servers of the...
  • Apple to allow users to trade their older iPhones for the newest model: Report 08-06-2013 10:35 AM

    San Francisco: Apple Inc will start a program this month to allow users to trade their older iPhones for the newest model, Bloomberg cited people familiar with the plan as saying, a first for the company as it prepares to introduce a new version of the smartphone. It has teamed...
  • Internet tapping aimed at non-Americans, says Official 08-06-2013 12:18 AM

    Washington: Information collected through a US government surveillance program that taps into the servers of internet companies targets only non-US persons living outside the United States, a senior administration official said on Thursday. The US law that allows the collection of data under this program does not allow the targeting...
  • CJ interviews students on DUs latest move 20-05-2013 06:10 PM

    CJ interviews students at DU about the proposed 4 year undergraduate degree program that's got everyone up in arms. ...
  • Oracle fixes 42 holes in Java to revive security confidence 17-04-2013 10:09 AM

    San Francisco: Oracle Corp released a major security update on Tuesday for the version of Java programming language that runs inside Web browsers to make it a less popular target for hackers. The patch fixes 42 vulnerabilities within Java, including "the vast majority" of those that have been rated as...
  • Are you a journalism student? Google has something for you 17-12-2012 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: Here is an interesting piece of information for students studying journalism. Google has come up with its first ever fellowship program for journalism students. So, if you are a student journalist looking to harness the power of technology to tell stories in new ways, then the first ever...