The Govt of India is planning a supercomputer which will run at an Exaflop, a computing speed which is 61 times faster than the fastest supercomputer yet, Sequoia, which has registered a top computing speed of 16.32 petaflops.
Telecom and IT Minister Kapil Sibal is understood to have written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sharing the roadmap to develop “petaflop and exaflop range of supercomputers” at an estimated cost of Rs 4,700 crore over 5 years.
[quote]In his letter, he has said that C-DAC has developed a proposal with a roadmap to develop a petaflop and exaflop range of supercomputers in the country with an outlay of Rs 4,700 crore. The Minister has [...]
The government has imposed stringent mobile radiation standards which will come into effect from today.
With new guidelines coming into force, radiation emission from telecom towers will come down to 1/10th of the present level, a development that will address public health concerns. Also, the handsets to be rolled out from domestic manufacturing units or to be imported will have reduced absorption capacity, as per the new guidelines.
[quote]”Now with more stringent rules, we want to make sure that there is no violation. We told them to [...]
As declared by HRD Minister Kapil Sibal today, very soon an improved version of Aakash will be introduced in the market. In the month of June, this new and much better version of Aakash has been already inaugurated by Sibal at IIT-Bombay.
The improved version is fitted with a faster processor (most probably an 800 Mhz processor) and enhanced battery life among other features. [quote]“It (the idea of low cost computer) was rejected throughout the world and it was said that India would not be able to make it. Our HRD ministry was committed to the Aakash project and ultimately we came out with the first version of the Aakash which costs Rs 2,276. Now, Aakash-2 has [...]
The Delhi high court will on Thursday take up the pleas filed by Google India and Facebook India challenging the summons issued by the lower court, for ‘offensive material’ posted on their websites.
Google and Facebook on Tuesday said that it was impossible for them to control the internet content uploaded by billions of people. Senior advocate Neeraj Kishan Kaul, appearing for Google India, had said that the summons issued to social networking sites by a metropolitan magistrate showed complete lack of understanding about how the online system worked.
The issue relates to a constitutional issue of [...]
The Delhi High Court will hear the petition filed by Google and Facebook challenging the trial court’s order to prosecute them for objectionable content. Google, Facebook and 19 other social networking sites faced legal action for offences of promoting enmity between classes after Kapil Sibal led govt. team granted sanction to prosecute them on Friday.
The government is threatening to block Google and Facebook like in china if the companies fail to comply.
Like China, we will block all such websites, they need to check on offensive and objectionable material and remove such content from their web [...]
Bye bye democracy and welcome communism, India is heading the China way, as Kapi Sibal contacts Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Microsoft in order to control the content that is rolled into free space, demanding they ban material that could incite tensions on the subcontinent. This all happened after his team spotted a group criticizing Sonia Gandhi on Facebook.
Wow talk about talking everything personally!
Its been almost 2 full years since the announcement of the 20$ Tablet for the Indian market which has come and gone into release cycle time and again. From changing vendors to dropping manufacturers,Why is Kapil Sibal good at making excuses?
The tablet deemed to be an Indian product from the core, yet manufactured in China? HCL was the first company to refuse the manufacture of this tablet soon to be followed by Wipro, Satyam and others. The manufacturers all possibly gave up on the possibility of such a device, why make it impossible for a device to exist, and if you launch one 3 years later what is the point [...]