The U.S. Forest Service deploys a mobile map application for firefighters and emergency responders to use in the field and for tactical planning.
Natural disasters, epidemics, terrorism, and uprisings—the world awaits with bated breath for the situation to turn to normalcy for those directly and indirectly affected by these crises. Here are five crises where open source technologists have helped, in some way, to bring stability in these hostile regions.
At least two bike taxi aggregators are still operating in Bangalore despite the RTO flagging them as illegal until laws are passed.
Implementing data analytics solutions in the non-governmental sector is not the top priority, but DataKind, a non-profit organization, is helping other NGOs in India change this notion.
Vivekanand Venugopal of HDS speaks about how events like HP’s split and Dell buying EMC are actually empowering the company and how Hitachi is driving change in the industry.
Government’s colossal IT programs to accelerate PC penetration in next five years leading to India’s socio economic development, says Anwar Shirpurwala, MAIT.
Mahindra Aerospace is the first private company to manufacture aircrafts in India. The man at the helm, Arvind Mehra shares the company’s vision and its roadmap for the ‘Make in India’ initiative, and how it gives wings to Indian manufacturing.
John McCormack, CEO of Raytheon Websense, in a recent visit to india, spoke about the tremendous possibilities for leveraging the recent acquisition of Websense by Raytheon, for the global and the Indian enterprise market.
Indian CIOs from a diverse set of industries tell us what they expect from budget 2014. Their views range from the implementation of GST, to infrastructure development, and from tax incentives to digital governance.
In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 02 - 06 December, 2013, we talk about Amazon Drone, Twitter fake followers, Indian Smartphone market, Botnet and Google's Compute Engine.
The companies will work together to try and steer regulations in their favor
Companies continue to pour money into Washington, with Facebook spending a record amount
The current Apple vs FBI case potentially has huge ramifications for security and privacy here in India and will affect our digital future
A multi-channel strategy shall bring governance closer to the masses and also help to bring communities closer to each other in resolving governance issues at the local level, says Charru Malhotra
Currently, the balance tips in favor of clever lawyering rather than promoting true innovation.
There are over hundreds of government initiated apps for Android, Apple and Windows devices. With Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative, the government has released several new feature-rich smartphone applications.
In the past decade, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have transformed from socializing and promotion platforms to our voice for protests and resentment.