TECHNOLOGY


IANS 12 February 2020
Amid growing calls for breaking down large technology companies, the US Federal Trade Commission is set to examine past acquisitions by five tech giants -- Alphabet Inc. (including Google), Amazon.com, Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook, Inc., and Microsoft Corp.   The FTC on Tuesday said it...

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IANS 06 February 2020
Security researchers on Wednesday warned that cyber criminals could exploit an Internet of Things (IoT) network - smart light bulbs and their control bridge—to launch attacks on conventional computer networks in homes, businesses or even smart cities.   The researchers from...

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Moneylife Digital Team 05 February 2020
The Delhi High Court has issued notices to Infosys Ltd and Tech Mahindra Ltd, the information technology (IT) support contractors of goods and services tax network (GSTN) portal. The HC was hearing a writ petition that challenged various issues relating to technical flaws, glitches and...

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IANS 05 February 2020
In yet another bid to take action against the circulation of synthetic and manipulating media on its platform, Twitter on Wednesday announced a new policy where it would begin labeling such content from March 5.   Twitter said the people may not deceptively share synthetic or...

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AppLock is a simple lock which you can set for each of your apps. Often, it so happens that you  hand over your phone to a friend or family member and he/she starts exploring your phone. AppLock allows you to set a lock for each of your apps and allows that app to launch only when the...

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IANS 04 February 2020
People who use a smartphone for texting while walking are twice as likely to have an accident or near miss than taking a call or listening to music, a new study suggests.   According to the findings, published in the journal Injury Prevention, smartphone texting is linked to...

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IANS 03 February 2020
Stephen King, who has written more than 50 books and is known for his works in the horror and fantasy genres, has quite Facebook, saying there is too much fake news and misinformation on the platform.   "I'm quitting Facebook. Not comfortable with the flood of false information that's...

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IANS 01 February 2020
Indian-American Arvind Krishna will take over as the CEO of IBM -- the world's oldest technology company that began operations in 1911 -- as long-serving Virginia 'Ginni' Rometty has decided to retire, the company announced on Friday.   Currently working as IBM's Senior Vice President...

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IANS 01 February 2020
The European Organisation for Nuclear Research or CERN has decided to shun enterprise connectivity platform Workplace by Facebook, citing concerns around the management of user data by the social networking giant.   Announcing that CERN's presence on Workplace ended on January...

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Tellows is a caller ID and call-blocker for Android. In addition to these two features, you can also make use of reverse phone number search, caller rating, create a personal block-list and do much more!   With tellows, you can identify unknown callers immediately (live caller ID) in...

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IANS 31 January 2020
A data breach has hit one of India's largest privately-held carriers, SpiceJet, affecting 1.2 million passengers in the country.   Security researchers who first revealed the data breach told TechCrunch that they gained access to the carrier's systems by brute-forcing the system's...

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IANS 30 January 2020
A federal jury in the US has ordered Apple to pay the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) $837 million for infringing on the university's patents on Wi-Fi data transmission.   Caltech filed a lawsuit nearly four years ago in which it accused Apple and Broadcom of infringing...

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IANS 30 January 2020
More than hackers, people are worried about friends, family and others who can listen to their conversations via smart speakers, reveals new research.   A survey by University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers in Canada found that people feared potential misuse of the device from...

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IANS 28 January 2020
After a sensational investigation found that popular Avast antivirus -- installed on nearly 435 millions Windows, Mac and mobile devices globally -- harvested users' data via browser plugins and then sold it to third parties, including Microsoft and Google, the company on Tuesday said it has...

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IANS 27 January 2020
Facebook has blamed Apple's operating system for the hacking of Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' phone, saying WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption is unhackable.   Investigators believe that Bezos's iPhone was compromised after he received a 4.4MB video file containing malware via...

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NISHANT ARORA (IANS) 27 January 2020
From cops on duty to young lads in small-town India, Chinese short-video making app TikTok has become a rising phenomenon, owing to a strong local network, while providing marketers with a platform to reach millions of untapped users.   TikTok has 700 million users globally, out of...

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IANS 22 January 2020
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday carried out searches at various locations in Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh after filing a case against Frost International Ltd, a Mumbai-based company involved in merchant trading and import and export of various commodities, and its promoters on...

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Our fight against unsolicited commercial communication (UCC) or spam messages aimed at conning us is not going to end. While email service-providers do have filters to separate such emails, spammers or hackers behind it keep changing email IDs from which such mail is sent. This makes it...

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This site is created by a group of IT professionals who are enthusiastic about creating fast, comprehensive, convenient and free calculators. Currently, they have over 200 calculators. Their goal is to make theirs a one-stop go-to site for people who want to make quick calculations. All the...

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IANS 20 January 2020
Noida-based Neha Chandra had a shock of her life when, on a New Year vacation to Paris, got her wallet stolen in the Metro and within 15-20 minutes, hackers stole over Rs 1.5 lakh from her debit and credit cards without any OTP or PIN.   The three fraudulent transactions -- two on her...

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