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SC issues notice to the Centre for order that allows monitoring of all computers

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre over its December 20th, 2018 order where the Ministry of Home Affairs allowed 10 agencies to monitor, intercept and collect data from all computers, under Section 69 of the Information and Technology Act, reports Hindustan Times. The SC has given... ...
Tags: Travel, Technology, News, Supreme Court, Privacy, Internet, Government, Surveillance, Policy, Hindustan Times, Ministry of Home Affairs, IT Act


Flying taxis: Uber partner reveals design

Uber on track to deliver aerial rideshare network by 2023 as manufacturer Bell Helicopter unveils full-scale model in Las VegasUber got a step closer to on-demand aerial taxis this week, as partner company Bell Helicopter unveiled a new flying car design in Las Vegas. The scale model of a hybrid-electric aircraft, called Nexus, is being exhibited at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in the city until 11 January.Uber said the Nexus represents “a major step in its Elevate initiative to create an ...
Tags: Travel, Uber, Technology, World news, US news, Ces, Transport, Sharing Economy, Las Vegas, Flights, Green travel, Bell Helicopter


Project – Nammooral techu

Nammooral techu (ನಮ್ಮೂರಲ್ ಟೆಕ್ಕು) is the new project I am involved with. Idea is to translate technology jargons to Kannada, build vocabulary etc. In a way start discussions around it in Kannada. From the about page ಇದು ಟೆಕ್ (ಐಸಿಟಿ, ಡೇಟ ಇತ್ಯಾದಿ)ಗೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದ ಕನ್ನಡ ಪದಗಳನ್ನು ಶಬ್ದಕೋಶಕ್ಕೆ ಸೇರಿಸುವ ನಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನ. ಸದ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ, ಟೆಕ್ ಪದದ ಕನ್ನಡ ಅನುವಾದದೊಂದಿಗೆ ವಾರಕ್ಕೊಮ್ಮೆ ಪೋಸ್ಟ್ ಮಾಡುತ್ತೇವೆ ಹಾಗು ಅಗತ್ಯವಿದ್ದರೆ ವಿವರಣೆಯನ್ನು ಕೂಡ ಸೇರಿಸುತ್ತೇವೆ. This is an effort to add to Kannada vocabulary on tech (um, ICT, data etc.)....
Tags: Travel, Technology, Kannada, Digital Kannada


NASSCOM, Indian Private Equity, TiE and others ask govt to abolish angel tax

Industry bodies NASSCOM, TiE Global, Indian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (IVCA), Chennai Angels, India Angel Network and Rajasthan Angels have jointly written to the Union government asking it to abolish the ‘angel tax’. Addressed to the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and... ...
Tags: Travel, Technology, News, Government, Arun Jaitley, Startup, Tax, Regulation, Digital India, CBDT, Indian Startups, NASSCOM, Startup India Standup India, Angel Tax, Rajasthan Angels


State intervention in the development of Digital India – Sidharth Chopra, Nandita Saikia

by Sidharth Chopra and Nandita Saikia There has never been a time when technological change has not been accompanied by resistance to it. Change, whether one thinks that it is progress or not, has the tendency to disturb the status quo, and to leave those who most benefited from the status quo... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, Video, Technology, Legal, News, Internet, Policy, Regulation, Content, Bar, Digital India, Sidharth Chopra, Nandita Saikia, Sidharth Chopra Nandita Saikia


Off the chart: the big comeback of paper maps

As Stanfords travel bookshop moves into new London premises after 118 years, its cartographer explains how the ability to tailor-make any map is keeping their magic aliveWhen I was living in Yemen during the 1980s, someone gave me a battered old map. Information was scarce then, and accurate maps were extremely hard to come by. So departing expatriates tended to pass on any treasures to new arrivals. As he did so, my benefactor paused. “Be careful,” he said, “You don’t want to get caught with th...
Tags: Travel, Books, Maps, Technology, London, Travel websites, Yemen, Adventure Travel, Mapping technologies, London Martin, Martin Greenaway, Long Acre, Mercer Walk


Healthy holidays and a sunscreen rethink: top five travel trends for 2019

Rising eco-awareness, wellness breaks and a farewell to passports ... we look at changes in the world of travel for the year aheadLast October, Club 18-30 holidays staggered off into the sunset, aged 50. To the relief of Mediterranean resorts that had spent decades dealing with the carnage caused by epic drinking challenges, it appears that buckets of warm sangria – or worse – have lost their appeal. We have entered the era of the healthy holiday, driven by young people who want to be sober enou...
Tags: Travel, Technology, Instagram, Environment, Air transport, Thomas Cook, Plastic bags, Green travel, Mediterranean, Passport Office, Health And Fitness Holidays, Plastic Free, Casa Cook and Cook 's Club


AITC argues for right to privacy, calls for withdrawal of surveillance circular

Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, Member of Parliament from All India Trinamool Congress, has raised the issue of violation of privacy with respect to the circular and demanded its withdrawal, weeks after the Home Ministry of India notified that 10 central security and investigation agencies could intercept,... ...
Tags: Travel, Technology, News, Privacy, Internet, Government, Surveillance, Policy, Regulation, AITC, IT Act, Sukhendu Sekhar Ray, All India Trinamool Congress, Home Ministry of India


New Vietnamese cyber security law to remove “toxic” internet content

A new cyber security law in Vietnam requires social media companies to remove content from the internet that is deemed by the authorities as offensive or toxic, reports National Public Radio. The bill came into effect on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. The bill requires companies such as Facebook and... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Whatsapp, Cyber Security, Surveillance, Policy, Advert, Vietnam, National Public Radio


The best of the Long Read in 2018

Our 20 favourite pieces of the yearMillions are robbed of the power of speech by illness, injury or lifelong conditions. Can the creation of bespoke digital voices transform their ability to communicate? Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Food, Art, Technology, Censorship, Sport, Life and style, Society, UK News, US news, Work & careers, Feminism, Silicon Valley


Man and woman arrested over drone disruption at Gatwick

Two held on Friday night, police say, as airport bosses expect to run full schedule on SaturdayA man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the “criminal use of drones” which has caused widespread disruption to flights at Gatwick airport, police have said.In a statement released in the early hours of Saturday, Sussex police said the arrests were made in Gatwick area just after 10pm on Friday night. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Technology, UK News, Gatwick, Transport, Gatwick Airport, Drones (non-military


Gatwick drone arrests: man and woman held over disruption of airport

Two arrests made in relation to ‘criminal use of drones’, police say, as authorities say runway is open on SaturdayA man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the “criminal use of drones” which has caused widespread disruption to flights at Gatwick airport, police have said.In a statement released in the early hours of Saturday, Sussex police said the arrests were made in Gatwick area just after 10pm on Friday night. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Technology, UK News, Gatwick, Transport, Gatwick Airport, Drones (non-military


Gatwick drone arrests: two people held over disruption of airport

Two arrests made in relation to ‘criminal use of drones’, police say, as thousands remain stranded Two people have been arrested in connection with the “criminal use of drones” which has caused widespread disruption to flights at Gatwick airport, police have said.In a statement released in the early hours of Saturday, Sussex police said the arrests were made just after 10pm on Friday night. Continue reading...
Tags: Travel, Technology, UK News, Gatwick, Transport, Gatwick Airport, Drones (non-military


How the Gatwick drone saga broke my family’s hearts | Letters

The cancelling of flights at Gatwick ruined Christmas for 16-year-old Tivka Dillner’s family; Judith Martin on why Liz Truss is the woman to consult on drones; plus letters from Christine Bainbridge, Jol Miskin, Terry Hunt, Mike Evans, Brian Robinson, Alec Mitchell and Ruth CoppardMy name is Tivka and I am 16 years old. I live with my mum and my four younger siblings. In February my dear grandma booked a secret surprise holiday for us as a family to Lapland for Christmas. This was something that...
Tags: Travel, Technology, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Transport, Lapland, Heathrow Airport, Business Travel, Gatwick Airport, Stansted airport, Liz Truss, Judith Martin, Drones (non-military, Tivka Dillner, Ruth CoppardMy


The Indian government puts all computers under surveillance

Update: Following the outcry over the Government’s notification directing all central security and investigation agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt “any information on any computer”, the government has now issued a clarification. It said that the order has been issued in... ...
Tags: Travel, Technology, News, Privacy, Internet, Government, Surveillance, Policy, IT Act


Thousands forced to spend night at airport as chaos continues – as it happened

Karl Turner, the shadow aviation minister, said regulations around drones are not tight enough and has called for wider exclusion zone following the travel disruption which has led to 657 flights being cancelled.This live blog is closed. Gatwick airport reopens - live 2.47am GMT Hi everyone, we’re going to close down this blog. I will be back with a fresh blog following the developments at Gatwick in a few hours, which we will run throughout Friday, so see you all soon. 2.20am GMT In ca...
Tags: Travel, Technology, Crime, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Transport, Transport policy, Gatwick Airport, Drones (non-military, Karl Turner


Gatwick airport: Drone activity reported 'within the last hour' – live

Gavin Williamson confirms military involvement as it is unclear when flights will resume with thousands of passengers facing disruption caused by drones over the runwayFull story: Gatwick flights suspendedIf a trained eagle can’t stop them, what will? How dangerous are drones to aircraft?How have you been affected? 10.13pm GMT Detective Chief Superintendent Jason Tingley added there have been over 50 sightings of a drone near Gatwick Airport since last night.There have not yet been any arres...
Tags: Travel, Technology, Crime, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Transport, Transport policy, Gatwick Airport, Tingley, Drones (non-military, Gavin Williamson, Jason Tingley, Det Ch Supt Jason Tingley


Gatwick airport: Ryanair to switch all Friday's flights to Stansted – live

Gavin Williamson confirms military involvement as it is unclear when flights will resume with thousands of passengers facing disruption caused by drones over the runwayFull story: Gatwick flights suspendedIf a trained eagle can’t stop them, what will? How dangerous are drones to aircraft?How have you been affected? 8.07pm GMT Travel update: Ryanair flights scheduled to operate to/from London Gatwick tomorrow (21 Dec) will instead operate to/from London Stansted. All affected customers have b...
Tags: Travel, Technology, London, Crime, UK News, Air transport, Ryanair, Gatwick, Transport, Sky News, Transport policy, Gatwick Airport, Stansted, London Gatwick, Customer Care, Drones (non-military


Gatwick airport: easyJet cancels all flights today as it's unclear when runways will reopen – live

Gavin Williamson confirms military involvement as it is unclear when flights will resume with thousands of passengers facing disruption caused by drones over the runwayFull story: Gatwick flights suspendedIf a trained eagle can’t stop them, what will? How dangerous are drones to aircraft?How have you been affected? 6.06pm GMT Stewart Wingate, chief executive of Gatwick airport, has released a statement but gave no indication of when the airport would reopen. He urged passengers to check with...
Tags: Travel, Technology, Crime, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Transport, Chris Grayling, Transport policy, Gatwick Airport, Department For Transport, Drones (non-military, Gavin Williamson, Stewart Wingate, Gatwick Airport Continue


What are my rights if my flight from Gatwick is cancelled?

From free food to a hotel room, here’s what you are entitled to if drones have affected your tripFlights resume as Gatwick reopens after drone chaos – liveAll airlines are required to offer a refund, a promise to put the passenger on the next available flight or alternative routing. But, as most flights are extremely heavily booked at this time of the year, travellers may find that the next flight available is several days away. Compensation is not payable in this instance because the drone situ...
Tags: Travel, Business, Technology, Money, Insurance, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Transport, Business Travel, Gatwick Airport, Drones (non-military


Gatwick airport disruption: military to be deployed as drone chaos continues – live

Gavin Williamson confirms military involvement as it is unclear when flights will resume as thousands of passengers face disruption caused by drones over the runwayFull story: Gatwick flights suspendedHow dangerous are drones to aircraft?How have you been affected? 4.08pm GMT The defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, has just told reporters that the armed forces will be deployed at Gatwick although he has declined to specify in what capacity. BREAKING: Gavin Williamson has just confirmed to m...
Tags: Travel, Technology, Crime, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Transport, Defence, Transport policy, Gatwick Airport, Gwyn Topham, Drones (non-military, Gavin Williamson, Sally Pavey


Gatwick disruption: 'no idea' when airport will reopen as police still trying to catch drones – live

Airport manager says they cannot say when flights will resume as thousands of passengers face disruption caused by drones over the runwayFull story: Gatwick flights suspendedHow dangerous are drones to aircraft?How have you been affected? 1.18pm GMT A passenger waiting to fly at Gatwick, who asked to remain anonymous, captured staff at Hamley’s keeping some children entertained 1.08pm GMT A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flight from New York has been diverted to Doncaster Sheffield Airport The ...
Tags: Travel, New York, Technology, Crime, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Transport, Transport policy, Jfk, South Yorkshire, Boeing, Gatwick Airport, Dreamliner, Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Hamley


Instabrag humbug: why I’m giving up social media for Christmas

The star of the BBC’s Tourist Trap admits that ‘nobody wants another #Whitstable2017’, so he’s planning a seasonal digital detoxThis Christmas, spare a thought for the thousands of people employed in the advertising industry who have to watch their creative gold being tallied directly against actual sales. It can’t be easy seeing July’s PowerPoint, “Christmas 2018: Our Vision” turned into an actual sentient carrot on our actual televisions.Life’s hard enough as it is for them but it’s getting ev...
Tags: Travel, Technology, Social Media, Bbc, Travel websites


Gatwick airport disruption: police still trying to catch drones after flights cancelled - live

Thousands of passengers face disruption at Gatwick airport after drones were spotted over the runway How have you been affected? 11.15am GMT Much of the misery in Gatwick this morning is centred on a near 300 metre-long, slowly moving queue for the Norwegian Airlines information desk - at which a single member of staff is dealing with passengers queries. "I'm hoping there's an earlier flight because I have no place to stay and I don't have any money."Rebecca Dahl, 20, from Copenhagen, has be...
Tags: Travel, Technology, London, Crime, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Las Vegas, Transport policy, Copenhagen, Gatwick Airport, Norwegian Airlines, Drones (non-military, Rebecca Dahl, Maria Vega


Gatwick airport drone disruption - live updates

Thousands of passengers face disruption at Gatwick airport after drones were spotted over the runway 9.15am GMT Pilots said the Gatwick incident highlights the need for tougher laws against drones.Dr Rob Hunter, head of flight safety at the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA), said: “The public needs to understand that drones are not just toys and could have catastrophic consequences if they collide with an aircraft. We know a lot of drones will be under people’s Christmas trees and...
Tags: Travel, Technology, Crime, UK News, Air transport, Gatwick, Transport policy, Gatwick Airport, UTC, Rob Hunter, Drones (non-military, British Airline Pilots ' Association BALPA, Airlive ALERT London Gatwick


Building an Alexa Skill using OpenWhisk and CouchDB

Smart Speakers are becoming popular these days. I see Alexa or Google home everywhere, Voice is an interesting technology and I think it’s going to become very popular amongst younger and elderly community. This excites me about this technology.  Here in this tutorial we will create a simple Alexa Skill using OpenWhisk as our serverless platform and CouchDB as our database. The flow is simple. We will create an Alexa Skill which will connect to our serverless web service on OpenWhisk.  This ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Technology, Web, Code, Ibm, Iot, Voice, Alexa, Open Data, CouchDB, Alexa Skill, Serverless, Webhook, Free and Open Source, Open Bangalore


Australia passes a bill to access encrypted messages

Late last week, the lower house of the Australian parliament passed a bill through which security agencies can compel technology companies to grant access to encrypted messages reports AlJazeera. Through ‘The Telecommunications (Assistance and Access) Act’, a company could be fined $7.3... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Technology, News, Australia, Social Media, Whatsapp, Cyber Security, Surveillance, Policy, Telecom


Custom Notebooks

I love notebooks. Since school days I have been fan of pocket-able notebooks. The one’s that reporters use. When I was in school I used carry empty prescription pads of my dad 1. I loved them because they used to fit well in my pocket. When I started working I moved to bigger notebooks. But now I am moving back to small pocket-able notebooks again. Examples of ISO/IEC 7810Credit: Wikimedia The biggest reason is the fear of losing them. Big books have a lot of stuff in them. When I lose them I ...
Tags: Travel, Technology, Diy, Life, Midori, ISO IEC, Arts And Crafts, Midori Traveler


6 Holiday Gift Ideas for Techie Travelers

Read the full article on PeterGreenberg.com at - 6 Holiday Gift Ideas for Techie Travelers In the world of planned obsolescence, nothing annoys more than yesterday’s technology. At the same time, especially during the holidays, nothing excites more than the latest gadgets. And if you’re... Read More... The post 6 Holiday Gift Ideas for Techie Travelers appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
Tags: Travel, Technology, Holidays, Presents, Holiday Gifts, Holiday Travel, Travel Gadgets, Travel Gifts, Holiday Gift Ideas, Travel Tech, Featured Posts, PeterGreenberg, Peter Greenberg, Tech Gifts, Techie Travelers, Travel Tech Gifts


Marriott hotels: data of 500m guests may have been exposed

Company says information may have been taken from breached reservation databaseMarriott has announced that the data of 500 million guests may have been exposed in breaches of a reservation database for its hotels, which include luxury London institutions.The company said reservations at its Starwood properties, which include the Park Lane Sheraton Grand, Westbury Mayfair and Le Méridien Piccadilly, had been affected by the “data security incident”. Continue reading...
Tags: Technology, London, Privacy, Hotels, UK News, World news, Marriott, Starwood, Data Protection, the Park Lane Sheraton Grand Westbury Mayfair



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