- Stalkerware installation attempts up by 35% in 2019: Report(17:08)
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The number of users that encountered at least one so-called stalkerware installation attempt surpassed 37,000 in the first eight months of 2019, which is an increase of 35 per cent when compared to the figures for the same period in 2018, a new report said on Sunday.
- Google Play Store shuts out payday loan apps(14:14)
San Francisco, Oct 13 (IANS) Aiming to fight predatory loans better, Google has banned Play Store apps with 'deceptive or harmful' personal loans where the annual percentage rate was 36 per cent or higher, such as many payday loans.
- Flaw fixed in HP's controversial bloatware app(12:58)
San Francisco, Oct 13 (IANS) HP has issued a security advisory for its Touchpoint Analytics, which was said to be containing a security flaw that could let malware gain admin rights and take over vulnerable systems, as noted by security researchers from SafeBreach Labs.
- Netflix to end support for older Roku players in Dec(12:24)
San Francisco, Oct 13 (IANS) Streaming giant Netflix is planning to end its support for some of Roku's oldest players after December 1, including the Roku HD, HD-XR, SD, XD and XDS as well as the NetGear-branded XD and XDS.
- Avaya set to enter Indian market in big way(11:58)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) After making India its research and development (R&D) hub, US-based business communication solutions provider Avaya is all set to enter the domestic market in a big way with its Cloud-based offerings.
- Keeping data within India a big leap for us: Oracle(11:28)
By Nishant Arora
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) There is definite hunger and desire among the Indian enterprises to move their workloads to the Cloud and with Oracle Gen 2 data centre now open in Mumbai, we have ensured that sensitive data remains within the boundaries of the country, a top company executive has said.
- VMware sees Cloud adoption growing across sectors in India(11:28)
By Krishna SinhaChaudhury
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Enterprise software major VMware is seeing consistent demand from all sectors when it comes to Cloud adoption in India, with more and more enterprises now aiming to be agile and deliver optimal environment for all applications, a top company executive has said.
- Senator Warren attacks Facebook with intentional fake ad(10:44)
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) In an apparent embarrassment for Facebook, Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has successfully run a fake ad on the social media platform that claimed "Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook just endorsed Donald Trump for re-election".
- For Facebook, you're just a commodity in high-stake data trade(10:04)
By Nishant Arora
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) If you have seen the latest Netflix documentary "The Great Hack" on Cambridge Analytica (CA), a military contractor and psychological warfare firm involving a complex web of Facebook, Russian intrusion, the Trump campaign and Brexit referendum, it is time to meet Christopher Wylie -- one of the two whistleblowers who blew the lid off the dark secrets of the "full service propaganda machine" and complete the dirty picture.
- Huawei Mate 20 Pro starts getting Android 10 update(19:26)
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) Huawei's 2018 flagship Huawei Mate 20 Pro was slated to receive the latest Android software update -- the Android 10 and some users are already receiving the much-anticipated over the air (OTA) update.
- Google Pixel Watch may debut next week(17:12)
San Francisco, Oct 12 (IANS) Google might finally launch a Pixel Watch alongside the Pixel 4 at the company's hardware event scheduled on October 15.
- SEC blocks Telegram's $1.7bn cryptocurrency plans in the US(14:06)
San Francisco, Oct 12 (IANS) The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed an emergency action and received a restraining order for the $1.7 billion planned token offering of instant messaging and voice over IP service Telegram's Blockchain and crytocurrency network.
- WhatsApp now back on Google Play Store(11:48)
San Francisco, Oct 12 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Saturday confirmed that the app was now back on the Google App store after its sudden disappearance.
- Visa, Mastercard, EBay quit Facebook's Libra project(10:16)
San Francisco, Oct 12 (IANS) In a major jolt to Facebook, several top-notch companies like Visa, Mastercard and EBay have pulled out of the Libra cryptocurrency project ahead of their first meeting in Geneva on October 14.
- Infosys mulls re-pricing digital services(23:48)
Bengaluru, Oct 11 (IANS) Software vendor Infosys is mulling to re-price digital services upwards in view of its high value business potential, an executive said on Friday.
- EY launches tech platform to help girls pursue STEM careers(20:36)
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Ernst and Young on Friday announced the development of a mobile platform in collaboration with Tribal Planet, EY STEM Tribe, to help girls in 13-18 years of age group engage in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) curriculum and pursue a high-growth career.