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Domain name registrations surpass 331.9M mark in Q2, 2017
New Delhi , Sept 22 : VeriSign, Inc., a global leader in domain names and internet security on Friday announced that approximately 1.3 million domain name registrations were added to the internet in the second quarter of 2017, bringing the total number of domain name registrations to approximately 331.9 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of June 30, 2017. Read Full Story

Cybercriminals abusing document-creation software to attack victims: Kaspersky
New Delhi , Sept 21: Security experts at Kaspersky Lab have discovered a feature in the popular document-creation software that has been abused by attackers to launch successful targeted attacks. Read Full Story

Oracle's latest SPARC system features security enhancement, efficiency
New Delhi , Sept 21 : Oracle on Thursday announced its eighth generation SPARC platform, delivering new levels of security capabilities, performance, and availability for critical customer workloads. Read Full Story

Oracle unveils new programs that transform how customers buy and consume cloud
New Delhi , Sep 20 : At a live event today, Oracle Executive Chairman of the Board and CTO Larry Ellison announced new programs that lower costs by delivering increased automation and flexibility, and enable customers to get more value from their existing Oracle software investments. Read Full Story

Prysm builds apps for Windows Devices and iPhones, making collaboration simple, quick and engaging
New Delhi , Sep 18 : Prysm, Inc., a leading digital workplace platform provider, today announced two new native apps for its digital workplace platform: one for Microsoft Windows 10-based devices using the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) and the other for iPhones. Read Full Story

Microsoft Azure to enable encryption of data while in use
New Delhi , Sept 15 : In a move to counter the increasing cybercrime and cyber attacks, Microsoft unveiled Azure confidential computing, a hardware-based cloud solution to facilitate encryption of data while in use. Read Full Story

New attack Vector endangering mobile, desktop and IoT operating systems: Kaspersky
Mumbai , Sept.14 : Armis Labs recently revealed a new attack vector endangering major mobile, desktop, and IoT operating systems, including Android, iOS, Windows, and Linux, and the devices using them. Read Full Story

Instagrammers, now share your stories with friends 'Direct'ly!
New Delhi , Sept. 14 : Looking for ways to keep your Instagram stories private, yet want your best friends to see it? Say no more, your wish has been answered! Read Full Story

'Mining' botnets infected with malware looting several PCs: Kaspersky
New Delhi , Sept 13 : Kaspersky Lab's Anti-Malware Research team identified two botnets made of computers infected with malware, which silently installs cryptocurrency miners - legitimate software used to 'mine' virtual currencies based on blockchain technology, resulting in a loss of almost up to USD 200,000 from a 5000-PC botnet. Read Full Story

Google Translate brings added support and features for seven Indian languages
New Delhi , Sep 13 : In an effort to bring down language barriers, Google on Wednesday announced several updates to its Translate App. Starting today, users in Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu can experience offline translations and instant visual translation in their preferred language. Read Full Story

Apple's wireless charging mat 'Air Power' can charge multiple devices at once!
New York [USA], Sept 13 : Have you ever come across one that can help you charge your phone and tablets? Look no more! This is Apple's latest venture, expected to be launched next year. Read Full Story

Will augmented reality be the face of iOS 11?
New York [USA], Sept 13 : Taking a step ahead in technology, Apple on Tuesday unveiled a handful of demonstrations of its new augmented reality (AR), displaying the efficiency of the ARKit platform and power of the new camera and A11 Bionic chip on the iPhone 8, thus diffusing the feeling of visuals placed dynamically in the real world to its viewers. Read Full Story

Apple's 'best ever' iPhone X will feature animated emojis, or animojis!
New York [U.S.A.], September 13 : In a move to change the face of instant messaging, U.S.-based tech giant Apple announced a new feature called 'animoji', which loosely translates to 'animated emoji', on its latest flagship, the iPhone X (which is, by the way, pronounced as iPhone 'ten'). Read Full Story

Here is all you need to know about three iPhones launched by Apple
Cupertino (U.S.A.) September 13 : Apple has finally unveiled three new iPhones, as well as upgrades for the Apple Watch, Apple TV and Airpod wireless headphones on Tuesday. Read Full Story

iPhone X marks a new era for iPhone
Cupertino (U.S.A.) September 13 : Apple on Tuesday announced iPhone X, the future of the smartphone, in a gorgeous all-glass design with a beautiful 5.8-inch Super Retina display, A11 Bionic chip, wireless charging and an improved rear camera with dual optical image stabilization. Read Full Story

OnePlace Solutions Launches add-in for Microsoft Outlook on Android
SYDNEY, Sept. 12, 2017 : OnePlace Solutions has launched a new add-in for Microsoft Outlook on Android that enables Android users to seamlessly connect Outlook to Microsoft SharePoint. Read Full Story

Dell expands Indian support capability, launches 'Premium Support Plus' with predictive issue detection
New Delhi , Sept 12 : Dell India announced augmented service offerings for its consumers in India, with the launch of Premium Support Plus service available on Alienware 15 and Alienware 17, XPS and Inspiron devices, dramatically improving customer experience through simplified and hassle-free support. Read Full Story

Rooter surpasses 3L user mark, features among top 10 sports apps on Google Play
New Delhi , Sept 12 : App-based sports engagement platform Rooter featured on the 'Top 10 Sports Apps' on Google Play, banking on the massive disruption it has created in the way sports fans connect with their favourite sports and teams. Read Full Story

Bored? Now check movie timings on Facebook!
New York [USA], Sept 10 : Facebook users in the USA will now have the option to look up movie timings, local theatres and the selection of movies they are offering on the new 'Movies' section, as the social media giant has collaborated with Fandango's and Atom Tickets' booking services, thereby making movie plans more feasible. Read Full Story

Microsoft prefers Adobe Sign as e-signature solution
New Delhi , Sept 8 : Microsoft has fostered its partnership with Adobe by making Adobe Sign, its preferred e-signature solution across Microsoft's portfolio to create tech solutions to support a modern and evolving workplace and increase workforce productivity to drive more efficient business process. Read Full Story

HP, Siemens partner to develop 3D technology in industrial production
New Delhi , Sept 8 : In a move to develop 3D printing technology for product development and industrial production, HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology on Friday integrated with Siemens' flagship NX to develop Siemens NX AM for HP Multi Jet Fusion for production-scale industrial 3D printing. Read Full Story

Google rolls out feed for Indian users in Android and iOS
New Delhi , Sep 8 : Aiming to enhance the search experience, Google today announced the launch of the new feed in the Google app for Android and iOS. Read Full Story

Red Hat Forum APAC 2017 celebrates the impact of the individual
SINGAPORE, Sept. 7, 2017 : Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the agenda and keynote speakers for Red Hat Forum APAC 2017, one of the premier open source technology event series in Asia Pacific. Read Full Story

'Xafecopy' mobile malware detected in 40pct of India; looting victims through WAP billing
New Delhi , Sept 7 : Experts at Kaspersky Lab experts uncovered a mobile malware 'Xafecopy Trojan' targeting the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) billing payment method, stealing money through victims' mobile accounts without their knowledge, disguised as useful apps like BatteryMaster. Read Full Story

Cloud adoption, computing policy discussed at BSA's conference
New Delhi , Sept 6: BSA | The Software Alliance on Wednesday held a conference titled "BSA Cloud Computing Roundtable: Successes and Policy Challenges," to promote the understanding of global best practices around public and private partnerships and cloud service deployment. Read Full Story

AI News Engine Lands on Opera Mini for iPhone
OSLO, Norway, September 6, 2017 : Catching up with the world has never been easier. Opera has released a new version of its most popular mobile browser app, Opera Mini, for iPhone users. The revamped user interface features a newsfeed on its start page and helps users get the news four times faster than the previous version. Read Full Story

PrivatizeMe Makes Effortless Privacy Protection Possible
DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 5, 2017 : PrivatizeMe (www.privatizeme.com), has released the PrivatizeMe Anti-Tracking App for Macs to block unwanted tracking by cyber stalkers, hiding a user's online activity from the web's prying eyes. Read Full Story

Razer Takes Aim At FPS Market With Customizable Basilisk Mouse
BERLIN, Sept. 2, 2017 : (IFA 2017) - Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced the Razer Basilisk, a customizable mouse with state-of-the-art features for first-person shooter (FPS) games. Razer's rich history of purpose-built mice is getting its next major entry with the Razer Basilisk for FPS gaming. Read Full Story

Save the date! Apple will unveil latest iPhone on Sept 12
New York [USA], August 31 : US-based Apple is all set to unveil the latest versions of its iPhone on September 12, in addition to rolling out updates to the Apple Watch, Apple TV, and iOS. Read Full Story

D-Link Announces New Mini HD Wi-Fi Camera with Extremely Sleek Design and Innovative Features for Under USD 60
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 30, 2017 : D-Link today announced its newest mydlink-enabled Wi-Fi Camera - the Mini HD Wi-Fi Camera (DCS-8000LH) - is now shipping. Available as a one-pack or two-pack (DCS-8000LH/2PK), the Mini HD Wi-Fi Camera provides crisp 720p video to help users keep an eye on their homes at all times. A built-in IR LED provides 16 feet of night vision in total darkness and automatic push alert notifications, so nothing gets missed. The camera's ultra-compact and inconspicuous design makes it ideal to fit in with any decor. Read Full Story

LeapFrog Epic Academy Edition Combines the Company's Most Advanced Android-based Tablet with Its New Subscription Learning Program
CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2017 : Today LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc., the leader in innovative learning toys for children, introduced LeapFrog Epic Academy Edition, its most advanced Android-based tablet. Read Full Story

WhatsApp introduces 'verified accounts'; to give green badges to select firms
New York , August 29 : WhatsApp will now provide green badges to select business accounts after a thorough scrutiny of its information. Read Full Story

Dell Introduces Lightweight, Powerful and Secure Rugged Tablet for Mission Critical Use in Demanding Environments
ROUND ROCK, Texas, Aug. 29, 2017 : Dell's latest fully rugged tablet is lighter, faster, and more capable than ever with improved battery life, updated processor options and storage upgrades Read Full Story

Intel strengthens AI solutions potfolio, unveils 'Movidius Myriad X' processing unit
New Delhi , August 29 : Intel on Tuesday introduced the new Movidius Myriad X vision processing unit (VPU), aiming to advance its end-to-end portfolio of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to deliver more autonomous capabilities across a wide range of product categories including drones, robotics, smart cameras and virtual reality. Read Full Story

Epson Unveils New Expression Photo XP-8500 Small-in-One Printer
LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017 : Epson America, Inc. continues to empower creativity with the introduction of its Expression Photo XP-8500 Small-in-One wireless printer. Read Full Story

Epson FastFoto FF-640 Helps Families Connect, Discover and Share Memories on Grandparents Day
LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017 : Regardless of the miles apart or age differences, sharing a photo with grandparents ensures a lasting connection with loved ones. Read Full Story

New multi- platform adware spreading through Facebook Messenger
New Delhi , Aug 28 : A Kaspersky Lab researcher has discovered new malware, with advanced and obfuscated code, infecting victims with adware through Facebook Messenger. Read Full Story

Malwarebytes Introduces Malwarebytes for Mac to Protect Against Rising Levels of Mac Malware
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2017 : Malwarebytes, the leader in advanced malware prevention and remediation solutions, today announced the release of Malwarebytes for Mac, featuring real-time protection to automatically block and remove cyber threats, including malware, adware and potentially unwanted programs. Read Full Story

Google users in US can now clinically validate depression online
New York [USA], August 24 : Clinical depression has taken center stage in the recent past, with an increasing number of people falling prey to it, particularly among the youth. Read Full Story

Spammers misused WannaCry fear to market fraudulent data-protection services: Kaspersky
New Delhi , August 23 : As the fear of the WannaCry ransomware epidemic set in, cyber criminals sent out spam and phishing emails offering users different services to fight against the epidemics, noted Kaspersky Lab's Spam and phishing in Q2 2017 report. Read Full Story

Kaspersky reports five million attacks attributable to leakage of 'exploit' malware
New Delhi , August 22 : Findings from Kaspersky Lab's Q2 Malware Report highlighted a sudden surge in the number of 'exploit' packages in-the-wild, which have lead to over five million attacks in a mere span of three months, indicating the unrelenting scale of this cyber threat. Read Full Story

Explore your creative side with WhatsApp's text-based status updates!
New Delhi , August 22 : With an aim to maintain its user base of 250 million Read Full Story

Acer Introduces Convertible Nitro 5 Spin Notebook Designed for Casual Gaming
TAIPEI, Taiwan, Aug. 21, 2017 : Acer today announced the new Acer Nitro 5 Spin, a convertible notebook designed to provide maximum versatility for casual gaming. Its flexible design, powerful components, touchscreen, and popular gaming features make it ideal for a variety of games and gaming scenarios. Read Full Story

Microsoft acquires cycle computing for users to accelerate to cloud
New Delhi , Aug 21 : Microsoft on Monday announced the acquisition of Cycle Computing, which will help make it easier for Azure customers to use High Performance Computing (HPC) and other Big Computing capabilities in the cloud and help them accelerate their movement to the cloud. Read Full Story

Android users can now preview videos in Google search results
New York [USA], August 19 : Tech giant Google will soon incorporate video results for its search engine users, with the introduction of its new 'video preview' feature. Read Full Story

ASUS announces launch of world's thinnest gaming notebook 'Zephyrus' in India
New Delhi , August 16 : ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) on Wednesday announced the launch of Zephyrus, the world's slimmest gaming laptop powered by a seventh generation Intel Core i7 (Kaby Lake) processor and the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics, and priced at Rs. 2,99,990. Read Full Story

Kaspersky's updated flagship security solutions to empower 'Household 2.0' drive
New Delhi , August 16 : In the recent past, devices have become seemingly important in an average household, be it to cater to one's parents, children, home needs or even their pets. This new 'Household 2.0' era is set to be fueled further with the latest updates on Kaspersky Lab's flagship home security solutions, Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Total Security. Read Full Story

PeopleStrong selects Amazon Web Services as preferred cloud provider
New Delhi , Aug 16 : PeopleStrong today announced the selection of Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud infrastructure provider. PeopleStrong is one of the fastest growing HR Technology and Solutions companies in India, with over 175 customers spread across all major industries. Read Full Story

Google unveils Allo for Chrome, exclusively for Android users
New York [U.S.A.], August 16 : Tech-giant Google has unveiled 'Allo', its smart messaging app on its Chrome web browser, exclusively for its Android user base. Read Full Story

Watch out gamers! Here are some best gaming laptops for you
New Delhi , Aug 12 : The gaming market in India is growing at a rapid pace and consumers in India nowadays are showing more inclination towards the latest gaming tech. Read Full Story

Are USB connections putting your data at risk?
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 11 : Turns out, USB connections, the most common interface used globally to connect external devices to computers, make snooping easy. Read Full Story

Indian developers more keen to work on Microservices, Chatbots and APIs: Oracle
New Delhi , Aug 10 : Oracle sees a very vibrant and active software development scenario in India, with developers working on all spectrums of technology. In particular, Oracle finds there's more developer appetite for cutting edge technologies such as Containers, Chatbots etc. for building innovative applications. Read Full Story

Google brings improved experience with new shortcuts in 'Search'
New Delhi , Aug 10 : Google on Thursday introduced the latest update to Search, making it easier than ever for users to stay in the know and get relevant information quickly and easily. Read Full Story

Microsoft confirms Spotify for Xbox One app
New York [USA], August 6 : Amid reports of online music portal Spotify being roped into a version for the Xbox One, technology MNC Microsoft confirmed the existence of the same. Read Full Story

Facebook Live via camera in its pilot phase, confirms company
New York [USA], August 5 : Social media giant Facebook is reportedly running tests to enable users to go live from the platform via the camera option itself, in contrast to using the 'Live' option on the status update box. Read Full Story

Latest X-Win32 Release Simplifies X Windows Emulation Access to Remote Unix and Linux Software
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 : StarNet Communications Corp, (http://www.starnet.com) a leading publisher of remote Linux and Unix visualization solutions today launched X-Win32 version 18, the latest in the company's nearly 30-year-old flagship X Windows emulator. Version 18 simplifies the user experience and adds the latest encryption technology. Read Full Story

Dell Precision celebrates 20th anniversary with powerful, new workstation technology
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2017 : To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Dell Precision workstations, Dell is announcing additions to its Dell Precision fixed workstation portfolio, a special anniversary edition of its Dell Precision 5520 mobile workstation and the official availability of Dell Canvas, the new workspace device for digital creation. Read Full Story

WhatsApp's 'Status' feature overtakes counterparts; registers 250 million daily users
New York [USA], July 28 : Popular instant messaging platform, WhatsApp's 'Status' feature surpassed its counterparts, Instagram and Snapchat, registering over 250 million active daily users. Read Full Story

Google withdraws 'Instant' search feature; to enable more 'fluid' service
London [UK], July 28 : Adding to the series of company flagships reportedly on the verge of being terminated like Microsoft Paint and Adobe Flash, Google announced that it will wipe out Instant, one of the fastest features of the search engine. Read Full Story

Google launches final developer preview of Android O
Washington [US], July 25 : Nearly two months ahead of the scheduled launch of the latest Android update on September 22 this year, Google has unveiled the fourth and final developer preview of the latest version of its mobile operating system. Read Full Story


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