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Narayana Murthy Calls for Pay-Per-Performance System in Schools

IT czar N R Narayana Murthy said market will be the “ultimate decider” of the efficacy of every school. Bengaluru: IT czar N R Narayana Murthy on Monday said he wants a pay-per-performance system to be implemented in every school and the students should vote on competence of teachers based on certain attributes. “What is my vision for primary and secondary education in India? I want India to go from its current 130th position in HDI in 2015 to the top 10 by harnessing education. I want every child to…

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US Government Calls Apple Rhetoric ‘False’ in iPhone Case

The US Justice Department on Thursday said Apple Inc’s rhetoric was “false” in a high-profile fight over the government’s bid to unlock an encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Last month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained a court order requiring Apple to write new software and take other measures to disable passcode protection and allow access to shooter Rizwan Farook’s iPhone. Apple has not complied. It said the government request would create a “back door” to phones that could be abused by criminals and governments,…

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Apple SVP Craig Federighi Calls FBI’s iPhone Demands ‘Disappointing’

Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President says that law enforcement wants his company to roll back the security standard of the iOS mobile operating system to intentionally make it less secure. Strongly disagreeing with law enforcement’s stance on the matter, Federighi has pushed the company’s view forward and explained why it matters. Federighi in an opinion piece on the Washington Post noted that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s has proposed that Apple should revert the security sophistication on its mobile operating system to iOS 7, the software version that was…

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