2010

2010 News

Banned Ozone-depleting chemicals are on the rise again, and scientists aren't sure why
News & Analysis

Banned Ozone-depleting chemicals are on the rise again, and scientists aren't sure why

Once widely used as a foaming agent, production of CFC-11 was phased out by the Montreal Protocol in 2010.

Supreme Court to decide on Aadhaar-privacy issue: Can your right over personal data be negotiated?
India

Supreme Court to decide on Aadhaar-privacy issue: Can your right over personal data be negotiated?

Aadhaar, India’s biometric identification system, which is the largest such project in the world, is in the eye of a storm lately. Though Aadhaar has become the focal point of debate on right of privacy, threats to data security and citizens’ rights to privacy go far beyond it.

Dumping garbage on streets: NGT seeks response from Delhi govt
Delhi

Dumping garbage on streets: NGT seeks response from Delhi govt

Amid the looming 'garbage crisis' in the capital, the National Green Tribunal on Friday sought the Delhi government's response on dumping of municipal

Woohoo! Number of Asiatic lions in Gir goes up by 27%: Census puts total number at 523
India

Woohoo! Number of Asiatic lions in Gir goes up by 27%: Census puts total number at 523

The number of Asiatic lions in Gir sanctuary and its surrounding areas has gone up to 523, an increase of 27 per cent since 2010, according to the latest census report.

51,000 subscribers disconnected for making unsolicited calls, SMSes
News & Analysis

51,000 subscribers disconnected for making unsolicited calls, SMSes

Both consumers and concerned authorities have been trying to deal with and effectively tackle the menace ...

Apple to Outperform HP and IBM in 2012
News & Analysis

Apple to Outperform HP and IBM in 2012

iPad, iPhone and apps to be the driving force.

Jon Peddie Research: GPU Sales Dip in Q4 2010
News & Analysis

Jon Peddie Research: GPU Sales Dip in Q4 2010

Graphics accelerators sales decelerate in Q4 2010.

MTNL Chosen As Telecom Provider For Commonwealth Games
Biztech

MTNL Chosen As Telecom Provider For Commonwealth Games

The network will be inclusive of supply, installation, testing, commissioning, operation, maintenance and providing professional services.

Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending To Grow 4.6 Percent In 2010
Biztech

Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending To Grow 4.6 Percent In 2010

IT spending growth in emerging markets is expected to lead the way, with spending forecast to grow 7 percent in Asia/Pacific.

2010 Marks Beginning Of Next Phase Of IT Advancement: Forrester
Biztech

2010 Marks Beginning Of Next Phase Of IT Advancement: Forrester

Forrester forecasts a new multi-year cycle of technology investment, growth and innovation defined by Smart Computing.

Mid-Sized Enterprises Emerging As Data Centre Vanguards: Symantec Study
Biztech

Mid-Sized Enterprises Emerging As Data Centre Vanguards: Symantec Study

Mid-sized firms are adopting new tech initiatives such as cloud computing, replication, and deduplication at 11-17 percent higher rates than small or large firms.

IDC's India ICT Market Top 10 Predictions 2010
Biztech

IDC's India ICT Market Top 10 Predictions 2010

IDC expects enterprises to 'consolidate' IT infrastructure and to 'leverage' it for greater competitive advantage.

2010 Top Security Trends
Biztech

2010 Top Security Trends

To effectively combat dynamic, Web-based malware, businesses will increasingly need a defense that can respond in real-time without updates.

McAfee Unveiled Threat Predictions For 2010
Biztech

McAfee Unveiled Threat Predictions For 2010

Social networks will be the platform of choice for emerging threats.

Forrester's Data Security Predictions For 2010
Biztech

Forrester's Data Security Predictions For 2010

Budget expectations are significantly higher for data security than for other areas, such as client threat management and content security.

AVG Predictions on 2010 Internet Security Threats
News & Analysis

AVG Predictions on 2010 Internet Security Threats

Security firm AVG is predicting that in 2010 the threat environment will witness higher volumes of web-threats and be even more transient, agile and organised.

Storage Trends To Watch In 2010: Symantec
Biztech

Storage Trends To Watch In 2010: Symantec

The 'delete' mentality will lead to a shift from using back-up as the long term storage location in 2010.

Security Trends To Watch In 2010: Symantec
Biztech

Security Trends To Watch In 2010: Symantec

Approaches to security that look at ways to include all software files, such as reputation-based security, will become key in 2010.

Sony to Launch Online Entertainment Service in 2010
News & Analysis

Sony to Launch Online Entertainment Service in 2010

To distribute movies, music, books and other content.