Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ film set for Christmas release

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone’s big-screen dramatization of U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden’s mass surveillance revelations will be released on Dec. 25, distributor Open Road Films said on Friday.

“Snowden” will star Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details of U.S. and British surveillance and electronic monitoring programs.
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CCTV is the way to go

The espionage scandal in the Union petroleum ministry may be just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to stealing government secrets with an eye on corporates who may be willing to pay handsomely to gain a profitable edge. One important lesson from the plot is the utility of CCTV surveillance in government offices…

150 layers of info: GIS to help map Bengaluru’s wards

There is hope for planned development of Bengaluru yet. Taking forward a development model being set up in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat and in Arvind Kejriwal’s Delhi, India’s IT city will have a centralised databank comprising all details including population density, infrastructure and existing facilities.This will enable proper allocation and prioritisation…