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Drug price debate; Don't cow down to pharma pressure, activists tell govt

Aug 23, 2014

Drug price debate; Don't cow down to pharma pressure, activists tell govt

Countering the industrys claims that the decontrol of prices will cause an annual loss of revenues of over Rs.600 crores, activists note that NPPAs action on the market will bemarginal. It will affect only those brands that were selling at very high prices. #India #Supreme Court #pharmaceuticals #Drugs #Medicines #Price control #NLEM #Drug Prices Control Order #DPCO 2013 #ll India Drug Action Network
Russian teacher refuses to quit after posting nude selfie

Aug 19, 2014

Russian teacher refuses to quit after posting nude selfie

The teacher said there was nothing wrong with nudity and she led a more "honourable" life than many of her colleagues. #NewsTracker #Russia #social network #Nudity #Weird News #Selfie #nude selfie #VKontake #picture
China announces new rules, tightens control over mobile Internet

Aug 07, 2014

China announces new rules, tightens control over mobile Internet

In the cat-and-mouse game of free flow and control of information, China has made its move against the latest information-sharing technology. #World #China #Media #Internet #NewsTracker #Censorship #WeChat #Internet Network Information Centre
Rupert Murdoch withdraws $80 billion offer for Time Warner

Aug 06, 2014

Rupert Murdoch withdraws $80 billion offer for Time Warner

Rupert Murdoch has said his 21st Century Fox group had withdrawn its bid for Time Warner, a massive offer which could have shaken up the media-entertainment world. #Rupert Murdoch #Media #Time Warner #MediaWatch #Fox Group #Fox Network
Israel's Netanyahu vows to destroy Hamas tunnel network in Gaza

Jul 31, 2014

Israel's Netanyahu vows to destroy Hamas tunnel network in Gaza

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel is "determined" to destroy all the tunnels built by Hamas to infiltrate into its territory. #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Gaza #Hamas tunnel network #destroy tunnels

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Two faced Pakistan exposes itself in the US

Sep 23, 2012

Two faced Pakistan exposes itself in the US

The two faces of Pakistan were on stark display last week, one with a good make over showing signs of a somewhat healthy diet and the other darkened with twisted logic spouting old falsehoods. #HowThisWorks #Pakistan #ISI #Hina Rabbani Khar #Haqqani network #Innocence of Muslims #General Eshan ul-Haq
What security? Costs of KYC outweigh the benefits

May 17, 2012

What security? Costs of KYC outweigh the benefits

We in India have given up even an attempt at protecting civil liberties from an encroaching state that wants to know a lot about us. #Money laundering #KYC #Security #Open wifi networks

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What security? Costs of KYC outweigh the benefits

Aug 23, 2014

DeLorean tries to predict your next move, could reduce lag in online gaming

Ask any gamer about how they feel about lag in online gaming, and they’ll probably want to throw something in lieu of an answer. It might not be possible to eliminate lag entirely, but Microsoft researchers are toying with a way to mitigate it by try...
What security? Costs of KYC outweigh the benefits

Aug 22, 2014

HP loses its leader on NFV, a key carrier network trend

Bethany Mayer, who led Hewlett-Packard’s foray into the growing field of network functions virtualization, has left the company to run network testing and optimization company Ixia. Mayer will become president and CEO of Ixia, taking over from Chairm... #Securities and Exchange Commission #Hewlett-Packard
What security? Costs of KYC outweigh the benefits

Aug 22, 2014

Dating Naked Contestant Sues over Crotch Shot

Jessie Nizewitz is suing VH1's parent company, Viacom, after the network inadvertently aired footage of her body that was not blurred ou... #Viacom, Inc. #VH1