TECHNOLOGY


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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A new year may be a good time to make a resolution to boost your productivity. Boosted is an app which does just that!   Organise your activities, track the time you spend on them, and get insights about how you use your time by viewing intuitive statistics. You can time-track your...

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IANS 13 January 2020
As Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos begins his India visit this week, its arch rival Walmart India on Monday said it has asked 56 senior executives to leave as part of its corporate restructuring process, shrugging off reports about the second round of layoffs coming in April.   In a...

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IANS 13 January 2020
More than 50 privacy groups including American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and UK-based Privacy International have called on Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai to take action against pre-installed 'bloatware' on Android devices as they pose security risk to customers.   "Android...

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IANS 08 January 2020
Taking on Airtel, Reliance Jio on Wednesday announced the availability of nation-wide Voice and Video over Wi-Fi service which will work on any Wi-Fi, anywhere in India and supports over 150 handset models.   The service makes crystal-clear voice and video calls through Wi-Fi at no...

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IANS 08 January 2020
The police in the newly formed Union territory of Ladakh have urged the admins running whatsApp groups to register themselves at the police stations in the twin districts of Leh and Kargil.   The police released a statement which said: "These days people are using social media as a...

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IANS 07 January 2020
Global Internet companies on Tuesday said they have sent an open letter to IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, calling the government for improved transparency related to intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules and allay fears like tilting the playing field in favour of large players,...

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Microsoft Math Solver provides help with a variety of problems including arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, statistics and other topics, using an advanced AI (artificial intelligence)-powered math solver.    Simply write a math problem on screen or use the camera to snap a...

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ILove PDF is the destination for all things PDF—whether you wish to convert from / to PDF, merge or split PDFs or compress PDF files.   You can rotate PDF files, add page numbers or even add watermarks to PDF files. Advanced features, like locking and unlocking of PDF files, are also...

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IANS 31 December 2019
Shops, business firms or companies with an annual turnover of Rs 50 crore or more and required to provide digital payment facilities to customers as part of government's stride towards a less-cash economy, will not have to pay any penalty till January 31 for not installing the...

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IANS 31 December 2019
Brazil's Ministry of Justice and Public Security has imposed a fine of 6.6 million reais (about $1.6 million) on Facebook for the sharing of data belonging to 4,43,000 Brazilian users in relation to the Cambridge Analytica case.   According to the government, there was evidence that...

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When we delete files from our Windows computers, it does not erase the files completely. The file remains on the disk until another file is created over it; even after that, it might be possible to recover data by studying the magnetic fields on the disk platter surface.   To ensure...

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