Tesla Inc's settlement with US regulators will help soothe investors calling for more oversight of Chief Executive Elon Musk, experts said, even as it gives ammunition to short-sellers pursuing separate cases and to a probe by the Justice
All major business imperatives such as fast operations, transparency, automation, auditability, cost savings can benefit by application of blockchain, a technology that is set to transform the business landscape in the near future.
Global social network company Facebook will now ban posts that endangers someone financially or tricks them to make a profit on the social media platform.
In a recent statement, the Mark Zuckerberg-led company clarified that not only will it ban
A massive cyberattack involving ransomware has crippled entire computer infrastructure in a borough in Alaska forcing the employees to resort to typewriters and written receipts.
Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su), a borough in the Anchorage
Following a threat by the government to take legal action over its inability to tackle the issue of fake news, a new report claims that top WhatsApp officials including the platform's COO Matthew Idema have met Ministry of electronics and
For most people, Google and YouTube might be sources of entertainment. But for UPSC topper, Anudeep Durishetty, the two played a much bigger role - they helped him crack his civil service exam.
Speaking to TOI a day after he was declared the
Inc's march in retail and cloud computing showed no sign of slowing on Thursday, as the company reported a surge in first-quarter profit and a rosy outlook for the spring, surprising all but the most optimistic on Wall Street.
Brazilian soccer official Marco Polo del Nero was banned for life for bribery and corruption by the FIFA ethics committee on Friday.
FIFA said Del Nero, the former Brazilian Football Confederation president and one-time FIFA executive committee
Smart contracts based on blockchain technology can effectively prevent delay in payments for delivered goods and make it impossible to unilaterally alter original contracts, a local think tank said on Sunday.
The report by Korea Small Business
Google is expected to release the first version of the Android P Developer preview around mid-March. The features expected on the operating system have leaked for past few months and the latest one hints that Android P might come with the ability to
The company quietly published a website, acwellness.com, with more details about its initiative and a careers page listing jobs including primary care doctor, etc.
Apple is launching a group of health clinics called AC Wellness for its own
Android Pay is no more. On Tuesday, Google began rolling out its replacement: Google Pay.
The new app is the company's attempt to unify all its payment services including Android Pay and Google Wallet into one brand, Google Pay, to make the
Google has always come under fire for copyrights and trademarks cases and especially when stock photography website, Getty Images filed a complaint against Google in Europe. Afterward, Google and Getty Images ended up in a deal and where this
Amazon.com Inc is testing a program to ship its sellers’ goods, sending shares in FedEx and UPS tumbling even though analysts and the companies played down any near term threat to the two global delivery businesses.
Amazon is running “Shipping
In a bid to understand what NASA will be facing when they launch a real submarine into the deep seas of Saturn's moon Titan 20 years from now, researchers at Washington State University have re-created an alien ocean in a laboratory.
After barring Logan Paul earlier today from serving ads on his video channel, YouTube has now announced a more formal and wider set of sanctions.
it’s prepared to level on any creator that starts to post videos that are harmful to viewers,
Instagram is going the Snapchat way when it comes to keeping Stories private. Even though Instagram Stories disappear after 24 hours, they can be saved for later viewing by capturing screenshots or by recording the screen itself.
In an effort to
The general body of the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation approved the resolution for the merger of Hinjewadi and eight other villages in the civic limits.
Besides Hinjewadi, the eight villages to be merged in the corporation limits are
Recently, cryptocurrency mining activity was caught taking place surreptitiously via YouTube Ads. This took place through public mining codes available from a digital currency company called Cognitive.
According to a report by the ArsTechnica,
FacebookArtificial Intelligence Researchers (FAIR) have tested a new approach that teaches bots how to chit-chat like humans.
The team used a special 1,64,000-utterance dataset titled Persona-Chat to teach its AI to look for patterns.
Facebook said on 22 January it will open three new centers in Europe to train people in digital skills and committed to training one million people over the next two years, part of the social media giant’s drive to show its contribution to the bloc.
Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut that will enable the iPhone maker to bring an estimated $245 billion back to its home country.
The pledge announced
Google has launched 'Cloud AutoML', a product that enables businesses with limited machine learning (ML) expertise to build high quality, custom Artificial Intelligence (AI) models to improve their product or service.
Cloud AutoML will let
Finnish cybersecurity company F-Secure has claimed it has found a security flaw in Intel's Active Management Technology (AMT) which can allow a hacker to compromise a work laptop within seconds.
AMT is Intel's proprietary solution for remote
In one of the recent example of a ransomware attack, traders in Old Delhi were attacked by unknown hackers who demanded ransom in Bitcoin. The news came out after three of the hacked traders came forward to reveal about the attack.
Experts believe that the proposal would encourage companies to announce higher dividends and improve yields for retail investors.
The government is thinking of abolishing dividend distribution tax (DDT) in the forthcoming Budget after holding
A Virginia-based cybersecurity firm said on Thursday it had found early indications that Russia-based hackers may be planning attacks against anti-doping agencies in retaliation for Russia’s exclusion from next month’s Winter Olympic Games.
The anticipated leap in the advancement of smart technologies in 2018 is already begun with the collaboration between Chronicled and Qtum Foundation as they combine the Internet of Things (IoT) with Blockchain Technology in order to develop
Salaries are expected to grow by 10 percent across industries and career levels as organizations are likely to increase headcount this year says a report.
According to Mercer's 2017 India Total Remuneration Survey, companies are likely to dole
Infosys, the country's second-largest software services provider, will announce its third-quarter earnings on Friday. The key things to watch out for would be its full-year guidance and management commentary. Overall it is expected to be soft
A manager of the Exmo Bitcoin exchange has been kidnapped in Ukraine.
According to Russian and Ukrainian media reports Pavel Lerner, 40, was kidnapped while leaving his office in Kiev's Obolon district on 26 December. The reports said he was
Black Friday helped to propel retail sales 1.6% higher in November from a year earlier, official figures suggest. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said that retailers had reported a particular uplift in sales of electrical household
US President Donald Trump has signed his administration's first space policy directive, formally directing the US space agency NASA to send astronauts back to the moon and eventually Mars.
"The directive I'm signing today will refocus American
On Thursday, UIDAI the authority which issues Aadhaar had said that deadlines for linking bank accounts and SIM cards are still valid.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the date to link Aadhaar to Permanent Account
OnePlus 5T broke the company's launch-day sales record and became the company's fastest-selling device in six hours, the company said.
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus on Friday said it sold out its newly-launched OnePlus 5T within five minutes
State Bank of India has announced that it will start integrating blockchain technology in products starting next month as part of a beta test.
According to the announcement, the company will roll out blockchain-enabled ‘smart contracts’ from
Professional wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson tweeted: "Check out this cool, new technology that we are proud to launch with Facebook and Oculus!
After adding 360 videos to "News Feeds" in 2016, Facebook has now begun testing virtual reality
Satya Nadella, the India-born CEO of global tech giant Microsoft, on 7 November said mixed reality, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing are three path-breaking technologies that will "shape" the world in coming years.
WhatsApp services appear to be getting back on track. A report at around 2.30 pm IST indicates that services are being restored in parts of the country Messaging platform WhatsApp appears to be suffering from a major outage.
WhatsApp services in
The president of a new MIT-backed venture fund explains why it incubates capital- and time-intensive tech and how it picked its first crop of startups.
There’s often a disconnect between the pace at which professional investors want to recoup
Google is launching new features within its free Cloud Natural Languages API that will help newsrooms and other businesses sort information so that it's easier to find later.
Why it matters: Google is seen as a mixed bag for publishers, offering
Google has officially released its mobile payments app for the Indian market Google Tez.
The name of the app, translating to fast, is available on the Play Store as well as the Apple App Store. This is Google's first big foray into mobile
Hackers broke into British company Piriform’s free software for optimizing computer performance last month and installed tools that could have allowed them to take control of tens of millions of devices, the company and independent researchers said
It appears that Google will permanently delete your Android device backups if you don’t back use the device for two months.
Reddit user Tanglebrook reported this as a PSA when he discovered that his device backup, including Wi-Fi passwords,
The Reserve Bank of India today said they are looking at fiat cryptocurrencies but is not comfortable with bitcoins or virtual currency.
Sudarshan Sen, RBI Executive Director, said, "Right now, we have a group of people who are looking at fiat
As part of its latest update, popular messaging platform WhatsApp has rolled out two new features for both Android and iOS users-the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) video calling feature, and the text status update.
Both the features were earlier
Life science companies have always operated in a world of uncertainty.
Challenges around cost and pricing, clinical and operational innovation, customer and consumer engagement, and regulatory compliance issues have existed for decades. In
Google has introduced a new 'Google Play Protect' logo for Android-powered smartphones.
The company announced this new logo in a blog post to help make it easier for users to check that the device they are buying is certified and secure. Google
In what marks a fundamental shift in its approach, French software major Capgemini has said it is looking at its India presence of over 1 lakh employees as a source of innovation, rather than merely as a source of the cheaper workforce.
DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers, on 29 August introduced Block Storage in its India data center that will help developers build and scale larger applications more easily.
Flexible and scalable data storage is becoming a crucial
Alphabet Inc’s Google this week will disclose technical details of its new Titan computer chip, an elaborate security feature for its cloud computing network that the
company hopes will enable it to steal a march on Amazon Inc and Microsoft
Ukrainian cybersecurity firm ISSP said on 22 August that it may have detected a new computer virus distribution campaign after security services said Ukraine could face cyber attacks similar to those which knocked out global systems in June.
Researchers at Google have created an algorithm that can erase watermarks from photos automatically, warning that pictures are vulnerable copyright violations even with superimposed logos used to protect them.
Visible watermarks, the most common
The digital advertising spend in India is expected to continue at a compound annual growth rate of 33 percent to touch Rs 9,700 crore by December 2017, a recent study said here on Monday.
The digital advertising spend was estimated to be around
After plenty of speculation and munching on some sweets, Google itself seems to have confirmed the new name for its next milestone Android software update. And it's called Android Oreo.
According to a post by 9to5Google, Google put out a teaser
In partnership with Google News Lab, ProPublica, a non-profit investigative journalism newsroom, will form a database of media reports about hateful incidents and crimes which would be collected from Google News.
The database will be formed via
Facebook will spend $750 million on a new data centre in central Ohio, the company announced 15 August marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector worlds biggest social media company joined
Republican Gov John Kasich and a
As its rivals get busy in developing self-driving cars, Microsoft is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to empower autonomous gliders that take decisions while they are aloft and has conducted a successful flight test in the US state of Nevada.
The Facebook strategy of copying Snapchat's stories feature on its native app after already introducing it in Instagram and WhatsApp was met with lukewarm reception from users.
However, the company is hell-bent on making upgrades to its Camera
With a rise in the adoption of Blockchain technology, Microsoft on Wednesday announced 'Coco Framework'
, a first-of-its-kind innovation that aims to improve performance, confidentiality, and governance of enterprises. Current blockchain
A Russian hacking group "APT28" is targeting the hospitality sector globally and the Indian hotels and resorts must have strong Wi-Fi security in place to safeguard travelers' data from being stolen, a cybersecurity company said on Friday.
Researchers at a security company, Lookout, have identified a family of malware, referred to as 'SonicSpy' on Google Play Store, that can remotely control infected Android smartphones, the media reported.
The samples of 'SonicSpy' most recently
Conspiracy theorists are claiming that the Earth will be destroyed in a cataclysmic collision with the mysterious planet Nibiru during the August solar eclipse.
The solar eclipse will be the first total solar eclipse seen in North America in
A former British spy chief said on Friday that encryption of online communications was "very positive" for the country's national security interests despite the difficulties that it poses for security services attempting to tackle militants.
State-owned telecom operator BSNL today said it has advised broadband users to change the default system password after a section of its broadband system was hit by a malware attack earlier this week.
The malware attack impacted nearly 2,000
global professional services provider EY on 27 July 2017 announced the launch of first "EY Hackathon" in India focused on "Blockchain" technology.
The initiative, which aims to engage India's growing technology talent and developer community to
Google has removed about 20 Android apps from the Play Store after finding out that they contained a multi-stage spyware product for monitoring and extracting a user's sensitive data like e-mail, text messages, location information, media files etc.
While the buzz around did hint that 'OK Google' was being deprecated from Chrome OS, XDA has now discovered a new commit to the Chromium Gerrit page that hits that it will be added as a feature.
The new commit on the Chromium Gerrit page clearly
Microsoft released a new update called the Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16251 to let Android users test a new phone-to-PC linking application.
This will enable users to share a website link directly from their phone to the PC. The company
The Q2 financial reports of 2017 are out, and some of the inner workings of the companies were revealed while the results were presented to investors and analysts.
Alphabet reported a revenue of $26 billion, while Facebook reported a revenue of
In what is likely the most serious data breach of its kind, Sweden’s entire vehicle and license register were uploaded to cloud servers and emailed in plain text to marketers. More horrifying is the fact that register contains information on police
US venture capital firms lining up for a slice of the burgeoning digital currency market are grappling with a novel challenge some of the hottest tech start-ups that sell the coins just don’t need their money.
Only a few years ago, digital
Empowering organizations to move workloads to the Cloud while keeping their data on premises, Oracle on 25 July announced the expansion of its Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications available through Oracle ‘Cloud
South Korea’s Foreign Ministry will soon craft a mid-term plan to beef up cybersecurity measures, an official said on 23 July 2017. The move comes as government offices and other public agencies in Korea are facing growing cyber threats, Yonhap news
A security researcher claims to have spotted a flaw in Facebook’s account recovery feature that can let anyone easily break into your account that too, without you ever noticing, media reported on Friday.
According to a report in The
Moscow and Washington are in talks to create a joint cybersecurity working group, Russia’s RIA news agency reported on 21 July 2017, citing Andrey Krutskikh, a special presidential envoy on cybersecurity.
“The talks are underway different
Google officially released a new tool named 'Hire' to help small and medium-sized businesses recruit talent, on Wednesday.
The service is built on G Suite and will allow employers to track candidates' contact information, resume details and
The year gone by was touted as that of Virtual Reality (VR). In reality, with just $2.7 billion in revenue in 2016, it is yet to take off as consumer VR content still lacks the ability to ensure huge adoption globally, including in India.
IT industry body Nasscom has partnered BlockSmiths and Quatrro to set up a Special Interest Group(SIG) for blockchain technology in Delhi-NCR.
The SIG will educate and inform the public along with working on various Blockchain use cases in both
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) arranged for Qatari government social media and news sites to be hacked, in late May, in order to post fiery but false quotes linked to Qatar’s emir, prompting a diplomatic crisis, the Washington Post reported on
Available only on iOS, for now, Facebook is testing its inbuilt GIF maker through its camera mode.
The feature is available with the tap of a GIF button which appears on the camera screen. The recorded GIF can be posted either as a profile
IBM and Automation Anywhere, on 14 July 2017 collaborated to offer solutions to help industries streamline their data-intensive processes. and Automation Anywhere, a developer of robotic process automation software, on 14 July 2017 collaborated to
Google has launched its new “Backup and Sync from Google” tool which primarily aims to simplify the process of backing up files and photos in the computer.
The utility is meant to replace the existing Google Photos desktop app, as well as the
Intel Corp on 11 July announced a new line of microprocessors for data centers, setting up a battle with Advanced Micro Devices and others for the lucrative business of supplying the chips that power cloud computing.
The new Xeon Scalable
If you happened to search for your favorite torrent website a few hours ago, you may have come across some pretty interesting search results.
First reported by The Verge, Google’s search results had randomly starting listing torrent websites as
To protect online consumers, the government has made it mandatory for e-commerce companies from January 2018 to print not only the MRP on goods but also information like expiry date and customer care details.
An amendment in this regard has been
IT major Dell EMC and enterprise solutions provider SAP on 10 July announced a comprehensive digital Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to get GST ready.
The sap is providing a
US tech giant Oracle on Friday announced the opening of its first 'Digital Hub' in the Asia Pacific region here, aimed at providing small and midsize businesses (SMBs) access to cloud solutions and resources they need to power digital
2017 could well be termed as the year of a bloodbath for IT employees. With major players including Tech Mahindra, Infosys, Wipro and Cognizant taking decisions to sack employees citing reasons such as cost optimisation or non-performance, employees
In a bid to secure the rights of tech companies to speak with freedom about the federal requests they receive for surveillance, a US Judge on Thursday made a ruling which allowed Twitter to continue with a lawsuit against the US government.
In the backdrop of the Indian IT industry continues to deny reports of mass layoffs, an employee of a tech firm has circulated a recording of his sacking, in which he was allegedly told to put in his papers as part of the company's "restructuring
Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN), part of Wipro Enterprises (P) Ltd and Israel's state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced a strategic alliance for manufacturing composite aerostructure parts and assemblies. The announcement
Microsoft is planning layoffs as it refocuses its sales force on making the software colossus a pivotal part of businesses relying on cloud computing, according to media reports.
While many reports forecast the changes would result in thousands
The Big Data analytics sector is poised for exponential growth in India, boosting job opportunities in the IT sector.
The Big Data analytics sector in India is expected to witness an eight-fold growth by 2025 from the current $2 billion to $16
Hackers can guess a user's passwords by monitoring their thoughts, according to scientists including those of Indian origin who suggest that brainwave-sensing headsets need better security.
Electroencephalograph (EEG) headsets allow users to
The social-networking giant is talking to Hollywood studios and agencies about producing TV-quality shows with an eye toward launching original programming by late summer, people familiar with the matter said.
In meetings with major talent
Tech giant IBM is building a blockchain-based platform for seven big European banks, including HSBC and Deutsche Bank, that is aimed at simplifying trade finance transactions for small- and medium-sized companies.
Trade finance was identified by
The British Parliament has been hit by a cyber-attack, officials at Westminster said.
The "sustained" hack began on Friday night, prompting officials to disable remote access to the emails of MPs, peers and their staff as a safeguard, BBC
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said that the State had reached a USD 1 million settlement with Infosys for abusing the United States visa rules.
A statement from the AG's office said that Infosys abused existing visa rules and failed to
Google has announced that it will stop scanning the inboxes of Gmails free users for ad personalization at some point later this year.
Diane Greene, Google's Senior Vice President for Google Cloud, said the company made this decision because it