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Ericsson, Cisco to virtualise Vodafone Hutchison Australia's core and IP network
New Delhi , Jan 17 : Industry leaders in the development and delivery of networking and mobility Ericsson and Cisco Systems have announced to transform and virtualize Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA)'s networks for VHA to better prepare for new emerging services and to evolve its core network to increase the level of agility and programmability from network slicing. Read Full Story

WhatsApp denies 'backdoor' claims
New Delhi , Jan. 14 : Popular messaging app WhatsApp has denied claims of vulnerability, described as 'backdoor', saying that it's a security feature related to message delivery in order to ensure messages don't get lost in transit. Read Full Story

UC News announces UC We-Media compensation plan for self publishers, key opinion leaders and bloggers
New Delhi , Jan 13 : UC News, a key component of UCWeb Inc, an Alibaba Mobile Business Group Company, has launched a detailed monetary compensation plan for writers, bloggers and self-publishers under its We-Media Program. Starting 5th Jan, 2016, all content providers who meet the set requirements will get commercial rewards for their blog post. Read Full Story

Teradata expands customer choice in Hybrid Cloud Solutions with Teradata database on Microsoft Azure
New Delhi , Jan 12 : Leading analytics solutions company Teradata on Thursday announced imminent availability of Teradata Database on Azure providing customers more choice of cloud options for Teradata software. Read Full Story

Yahoo is not changing its name to Altaba
San Francisco [U.S.], Jan. 10: Contrary to some news reports on Monday internet giant Yahoo is not going to change its name but only a part of the company that is not being sold to Verizon will be renamed Altaba. Read Full Story

Gemalto launches LTE Cat. M1 wireless module to enable new IoT use cases
New Delhi , Jan 6 : World leader in digital security Gemalto has launched a leading edge LTE Cat. M1wireless module for IoT solutions. The new Cinterion® LTE Cat. M1 solution takes network efficiency and simplicity to new heights, delivering LTE for Machine-Type-Communication (MTC) and improved power savings that enables battery life of 10+ years, for some use cases. Read Full Story

Digital Unlock: Sundar Pichai pitches for use of internet by SMEs
New Delhi , Jan. 4 : Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday pitched his voice in support of adoption of internet technology by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with the vision of making them big and powerful. Read Full Story

Google doodles to celebrate Savitribai Phule's 186th birth anniversary
Mountain View, Jan 3 : Web giant Google on Tuesday doodled to commemorate the 186th birth anniversary of social reformer Savitribai Phule. Read Full Story

Google doodles to celebrate new year
New York, Jan 1 : With a doodle showing dropping of balloons, popular search engine Google on Sunday celebrated new year. Read Full Story

Google dedicates it 'waterproof' doodle to Charles Macintosh!
New Delhi , Dec. 29 : Wake up to a chilly morning and sense a bit of rain! Read Full Story

"Which kids may not be getting presents this Christmas", investigates Kaspersky Lab
New Delhi [India], Dec 26 : While the world is enjoying this festive season celebrating Christmas and New Year there are expectant children worldwide hoping for presents from Santa Claus for their good behavior, Kaspersky Lab has revealed which countries' children are the worst culprits for risky online behavior over the last 12 months. Read Full Story

Look into five best News and Reading Apps of 2016
New Delhi [India], Dec. 23: The credibility of online news has been a dominant topic of discussion these days. Here is a lowdown on five great apps that will help you news from the most credible sources. They offer curated content and let you customize news sources for your phone and tablets. Read Full Story

Kaspersky Lab finds way to unlock files encrypted with 'CryptXXX Ransomware'
New Delhi [India], Dec 21 : After releasing decryption tools for two variants of CryptXXX ransomware in April and May 2016, Kaspersky Lab is releasing a new decryptor for files that have been locked with the latest version of the malware. Read Full Story

Faketoken mobile banking Trojan adds data encryption and targets over 2,000 apps
New Delhi, Dec 20 : Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a modification of the mobile banking Trojan, Faketoken that can encrypt user data. Disguised as various programs and games, including Adobe Flash Player, the modified Trojan can also steal credentials from more than 2,000 Android financial applications. Read Full Story

Internet surfing in class is linked to poorer test scores
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 18 : Surfing the internet in class is linked to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated of students, warns a study. Read Full Story

Sports, entertainment dominate search in 2016: Google
New Delhi [India], Dec. 15 : Google India today released the 2016 recap of trending stories- biggest moments, major events and users interests based on trillions of searches made by Indians on Google this year. Read Full Story

Top Apps of 2016 to cater to Millennials' daily needs
New Delhi, Dec. 13 : Whether you're a shopping freak, a cartoon lover, news watcher or fitness fonder, today you have all the possible apps to satisfy your needs, without paying a penny. Read Full Story

Google Doodle celebrates 340th anniversary of discovery speed of light
New Delhi [India], Dec. 7 (ANI): Then answer to speed of light was discovered 340 years ago on this day, by Danish astronomer named Olaus Roemer. Read Full Story

Personal computing crucial to India's knowledge economy vision: Intel
New Delhi [India], Dec. 2 : Personal Computers (PCs) are instrumental in closing the skill gap, enabling upward socio-economic mobility and achieving universal digital literacy in the country, states an Impact Assessment Report commissioned by Intel India. Read Full Story

Facebook adds free games like 'Pac-Man' to Messenger app
New York [United States), Nov.30 : Facebook is adding the option to play games with your contacts on its messaging app beginning Tuesday. Read Full Story

Google doodle wishes scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose on his 158th birth anniversary
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov.30 : Google, on Wednesday, wished noted scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose on his 158th birth anniversary with a doodle featuring him. Read Full Story

1 in 4 wi-fi hotspots just waiting to be hacked, Kaspersky Lab stats show
New Delhi [India], Nov.28 (ANI): After analyzing information on more than 31 million Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, Kaspersky Lab has found that every fourth (28pc ) is unsecured and poses a risk to users' personal data. Read Full Story

Qyuki's revolutionary idea of Jammin' taking internet by storm
New Delhi [India], Nov 25 : Ever since Jammin' was launched in August, Multi-Platform network Qyuki's creative collaboration with You Tube introduced the world to a unique property that has been peaking everyone's interest since the start. Read Full Story

Android users more honest than those glued to iPhone
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 22 : A recent study has found that people using Android smartphones are more honest and humble as compared to the iPhone users. Read Full Story

Fear of losing digital memories makes people stay on social media, says Kaspersky's survey
New Delhi[India], Nov. 18 :According to the survey conducted by cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab reveals that 78 percent of the respondents want to leave social media like Facebook, Instagram etc. but the fear of losing friends and posts makes them stay on. Read Full Story

Dell announces 'zero cash' easy financing options for customers
New Delhi[India], Nov. 18: Dell India on Friday announced a range of 'zero cash' financing options for consumers, making it easier for them to purchase their personal computer. Read Full Story

WhatsApp video calling to be launched globally tonight
New Delhi [India], Nov 15 : WhatsApp will roll out its video calling feature for users all over the world, including India, tonight. Over a billion active users of the messaging service shall now be able to video chat with their loved ones. Read Full Story

Google calls on Indian youths to be the next guardians of Internet
New Delhi [India], Nov.15 : In an effort to promote and educate the youth about staying smart, safe and savvy online, Google India today announced the launch of the second edition of the Web Rangers contest. Google Web Rangers contest is open to students across the country within the age group of 10 and 17 years. Read Full Story

Number one in storage, servers, virtualization equals powerful hyper-converged appliances and |system
New Delhi [India], Nov 10 : Dell EMC announced at the recently concluded Dell EMC World 2016 in Austin that it has expanded its leading converged systems portfolio by integrating its industry-leading[i] PowerEdge servers into VxRail Appliances and VxRack System 1000 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) to address new use cases. Read Full Story

Google announces National Finalists of Doodle4Google Contest 2016
New Delhi [India],Nov. 2 : Google India on Wednesday announced the names of the twelve national finalists of the eighth edition of its annual Doodle4Google (D4G) competition. Themed on 'If I could teach anyone anything, it would be', this year, the contest received innumerable entries from kids across the country. Twelve of the most creative and impactful doodles have made it to the finals. Read Full Story

Microsoft warns Google for revealing flaws before fixes are available
San Francisco [US], Nov. 2 : Microsoft, the American multinational technology giant, on Tuesday warned that a group of hackers linked to attacks on the Democratic National Committee had exploited a vulnerability in all Windows PCs and that it would not be able to fully mend this for another week. Read Full Story

Breaking smart: 7 things you need to stop doing online
New Delhi , Oct.27 : In the beginning, the Internet was not terrifically user friendly - early users needed tech chops just to get online, and they had to do so over a wired, dial-up connection. Read Full Story

ARM accelerates secure IoT from chip to cloud
New Delhi , Oct 26 : ARM has released its most comprehensive product suite ever to deliver new levels of security, efficiency, low-power connectivity and device life cycle management for the Internet of Things (IoT). Read Full Story

Instagram reportedly trying live video feature with Android
Washington(D.C.) [U.S.],Oct. 24:Social media app Instagram is the latest addition in the race to showcase the live feature facility after the likes of Facebook and Snapchat. Since then, the social media networking giant has been pushing this service with its full capacity. Therefore, it shouldn't come as a surprise that the company is reportedly working to bring the feature to its photo and video sharing platform Instagram. Read Full Story

Instagram now available on Windows 10
New Delhi , Oct. 14: Instagram has unveiled its application for Windows users, more specifically Windows 10 tablet users. Read Full Story

Now, Facebook Workplace can be accessed by all
London [England], Oct. 12 : Social networking giant Facebook has made its new platform called the 'Workplace' for businesses available to the public on September 10. Read Full Story

Google brings Accelerated Mobile Pages(AMP) for mobile search results
New Delhi , Oct. 12 : Google on Wednesday announced the roll-out of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) for mobile search results in India. In updated version you will see a label that indicates a page is AMP'd. This doesn't change Search results but will show you which sites have pages that are ready to load lightning fast. Read Full Story

Snapchat removes auto-advance feature for personal playlist
New Delhi , Oct 8 : Snapchat, an image messaging and multimedia mobile application has scrapped its auto-advance function in favor of a new story playlist feature that's all about personalization. Read Full Story

Facebook comes up with 'Messenger Day' in Poland
U.S./India, Oct. 3 : Facebook is testing Messenger Day on a small number of users in Poland and this new feature will sound awfully familiar to anyone under the age of 30. Read Full Story

Google celebrates Ladislao Jose Biro's 117th birth anniversary
Mountain View, Sept 29 : Google on Thursday celebrated Ladislao Jose Biro's 117th birth anniversary by dedicating an interactive doodle. Read Full Story

Hubhopper makes way to world's top 50 social apps after three weeks of launch
New Delhi , Sep 28 : Hubhopper, founded by brothers Gautam Raj Anand and Uday Raj Anand hits the market with a bang by nabbing the 40th position on the Google playstore weeks after launch. Read Full Story

YouTube announces 'YouTube Go' for next generation users
New Delhi , Sep 27 : World's most popular online video community YouTube has announced a brand new app, YouTube Go, designed and built from insights gathered from India. Read Full Story

Google announces multiple India-inspired products with sharp focus on India
New Delhi , Sep 27 : Search engine giant at the second edition of its signature Google for India event has announced five new products that are adapted for and aimed at expanding access to the Internet for users in India. Read Full Story

Bobble's tech to power Japan's Baidu for real-time personalised content
New Delhi , Sep 27 : Technology from India Bobble will soon go live inside Facemoji, Japan's number one keyboard. Facemoji users in the US will soon get unlimited content with their faces and customizable text. Facemoji will roll out Bobble's functionalities by integrating Bobble's SDK on Android and iOS. Read Full Story

500 million accounts hacked: Yahoo
New York, Sept 23 : Online giant Yahoo on Thursday said it believes that information associated with at least 500 million user accounts has been stolen by hackers. Read Full Story

Kaspersky Lab announces completion of its machine-readable threat intelligence platform
New Delhi , Sept.21 : Kaspersky Lab is proud to announce completion and full availability of its Machine-Readable Threat Intelligence Platform, part of the Kaspersky Security Intelligence Services product range. Read Full Story

Freecharge becomes first digital payment app to incorporate Windows 10 Cortana integration
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sept.21 : In an industry first, customers can now complete an end to end recharge and make bill payments using Cortana, Microsoft's voice-based smart assistant. Freecharge, India's fastest growing digital payments platform has enabled voice support transactions on its Windows 10 app version. Read Full Story

Bobble Keyboard launches globally after massive success in India
New Delhi , Sep 14 : Bobble Keyboard has been launched in more than 150 countries on Google Playstore and Apple App Store. Read Full Story

Newfound Router Flaw lets hackers control 'Home Internet Connections'
New Delhi , Sep 2 : F-Secure researchers have uncovered a critical vulnerability in some models of Inteno home routers that, if exploited, is severe enough to allow an attacker complete control over the victim device and the Internet traffic traveling through it. The finding highlights the security challenges plaguing consumer routers. Read Full Story

Acer unveils first convertible 'Chromebook' with 13-inch display
New Delhi , Aug 31 : Acer extends its Chromebook lineup with the Acer Chromebook R 13, the industry's first convertible Chromebook with a 13.3-inch display. Read Full Story

Delighted Indian fans break 'Google search records' for Olympics, Sindhu, Sakshi Malik among most searched
New Delhi, Aug. 20 : P V Sindhu and Sakshi Malik did not just win medals at Rio Olympics and won hearts of millions of Indians, the two of them are also trending on internet and has made up to the list of most searched Indian athletes on Google. Read Full Story

Google marks India's Independence Day with 'Tryst with Destiny' doodle
New Delhi, Aug. 15 : To mark India's 70th year of independence, Google today dedicates its doodle to Jawaharlal Nehru's historic "Tryst with Destiny" speech to the Indian Constituent Assembly in the Parliament, towards midnight on August 15, 1947. Read Full Story

Google unveils enhanced features for fans to enjoy 'Olympic Games'
New Delhi, Aug 2 : Celebrating the buzz and excitement around the Olympic games across the country, Google has unveiled a set of enhanced features to bring alive the Olympic mood among Indian fans. Read Full Story

'Pokemon Go' 0.31.0 update released for Android
New Delhi, July 31 : Niantic Inc. has rolled out a major update for the immensely popular Pokemon Go, the augmented reality game, bringing in new features to the game and a slight change to its user interface, weeks after it was released for iOS and Android platforms. Read Full Story

Google dedicates doodle to 'Upanyas Samrat' Munshi Premchand
New Delhi, July 31 : Google India has dedicated its doodle today to the modern Hindusthani litterateur Munshi Premchand, marking his 136th birth anniversary. Read Full Story

Instagram to soon come-out with 'anti-harassment' tool
Washington, .D.C, July 30 : In order to combat online harassment, Instagram, the photo sharing app, will soon rollout 'high volume comment threads' that allows users to filter abusive comments or completely turn off the comments section altogether. Read Full Story

ASUS Republic of Gamers unveils desktop 'G20CB'
New Delhi, July 28 : ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled its brand new G20CB compact gaming desktop, which is the first PC in India sporting latest NVIDIA Pascal GeForceGTX1080 GPU. Read Full Story

Indian boy wins big at Google Community Impact Award
New Delhi, July 19 : Google India today announced the winner of the Google Community Impact Award, a theme based award part of Google Science Fair 2016. Read Full Story

It will take longer to reach Windows 10 goal, says Microsoft
New Delhi, July 16 : Microsoft Corporation has announced that it will take time to get Windows 10 on a billion devices, but has rescheduled the time table for the ambitious goal. Read Full Story

Flipkart takes a peep into digital Indian's abode
Bengaluru, July 16 : Ecommerce marketplace Flipkart announced a study that brings about popular home buying trends online. Observing the purchase patterns among its 75 million consumers, Flipkart delves into Indian homes and the changing lifestyles reflected through the type of products consumers purchase across the country. Read Full Story

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