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Cisco Announces New Developer Tools from AppDynamics

Hot on the heels of its recent acquisition of application performance management company AppDynamics, Cisco announced today that its newest subsidiary will be launching a new developer toolkit as part of its Spring 2017 release. The toolkit is aimed at helping application development teams within enterprises better manage their application ... Read More »

Twitter Mulls Paid Subscriptions for Power TweetDeck Users

While Twitter’s user base hasn’t grown as rapidly as those of competing social media sites, including Facebook, growing revenue has been an even bigger challenge. That appears to be why it’s considering a new way to bring in money: charging “power users” for a premium service with more advanced analytics ... Read More »

Senate Votes To Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data

The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers’ permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information. Senators voted along party lines, 50-48, to eliminate the rules. The Federal Communications Commission, then ... Read More »

AT&T Workers End Their Strike in California and Nevada

Thousands of AT&T technicians in California and Nevada went back to work Thursday, ending a one-day strike after their union and the Dallas telecommunications giant reached a truce. An estimated 17,000 union members had gone on strike early Wednesday over a grievance about increased responsibilities for technicians who typically install ... Read More »

In Yogi’s Gorakhnath math, Muslims handle finances as well as its cows

GORAKHPUR: Contrary to the archetypal perception of Yogi Adityanath+ as a Hindutva rabble-rouser, the atmosphere inside his math is anything but communal. For the past 35 years, the man who has supervised all construction work inside the Gorakhnath temple is a Muslim, Yasin Ansari, who also keeps an account of ... Read More »

Avoid brash talk, Yogi Adityanath says to workers after swearing-in

LUCKNOW: Hindutva hardliner Yogi Adityanath began his innings as chief minister of UP with a promise not to discriminate against any section of the people of the country’s largest state. Adityanath, his two deputies, Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma, and 44 ministers took oath of office in the presence ... Read More »

Rs 6,000 crore and counting: Windfall from tax on stashed cash after note ban

NEW DELHI: Vice-chairman of the special investigation team (SIT) on black money, Justice Arijit Pasayat, said on Friday that after demonetisation, the Centre has collected around Rs 6,000 crore as tax on unexplained cash deposits so far, and the amount could go up. Tax authorities sought explanation from individuals, who ... Read More »

Cabinet approves additional 2% dearness allowance for government employees

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Wednesday increased dearness allowance and dearness relief to 4 per cent from the existing 2 per cent from January 1, 2017, benefiting 48.85 employees and 55.51 lakh pensioners. “The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved release of an additional instalment of ... Read More »