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Google Doodle honours visual artist Oskar Fischinger on 117th b`day
New Delhi , June 22 : Google, today, has released a Doodle to celebrate the 117th birthday of Oskar Fischinger, the German-American artist, musician and filmmaker who created incredible works of animated art set to music. Read Full Story

You might want to delete these things from Facebook
New Delhi , June 21 : It lets you connect with your friends, know where they are, share where you are and what not! Read Full Story

Instagram introduces new 'archive' feature
New Delhi June 14 : Now, you can re-visit your old posts and enjoy those passed-by moments on Instagram. Read Full Story

Microsoft releases new updates citing "elevated cyber attack risk"
New York [U.S.A.], June 14 : In wake of the increasing risks of cyber attack across the globe, Microsoft has released several critical security updates to provide protection against widespread hacking, citing an "elevated risk of cyber attacks." Read Full Story

Apple revamps iMessage, launches integrated communication platform 'Business Chat'
Washington [U.S.A], June 10 : Tech giant Apple unveiled Business Chat, an interactive communication platform incorporated with customer service and shopping on its previous platform, iMessage. Read Full Story

New Dvmap Trojan can delete system's root access, reveals Kaspersky
New Delhi , June 10 : The recently discovered Dvmap Trojan can destroy root access after gaining rights on an Android smartphone, revealed Kaspersky Lab experts. Subsequently, since it cannot be detected, there also looms a threat of the device being controlled by the Trojan, by injecting a malicious code into the system library. Read Full Story

DigitalOcean releases free cloud firewalls service to strengthen security for large-scale applications
New Delhi , June 7 : DigitalOcean on Wednesday announced the launch of Cloud Firewalls, a free service that secures Droplets (cloud servers) by reducing the surface area of a potential attack. Read Full Story

Acer India hits numero uno spot for commercial desktop category
New Delhi , May 30 : Largest PC company Acer India on Tuesday announced gaining the number one spot in the overall commercial desktop category according to IDC Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker, May 2017 as the company emerged as a leading vendor with 26.4 percent share. Read Full Story

U-Dictionary supports sentence translation inside any App
Bangalore , May 26 : NetEase, the world's top three highest grossing mobile publisher, recently announced that its U-Dictionary app is introducing improved features for Indian languages. Read Full Story

Automation Anywhere launches intelligent software bots 'IQ Bot'
New Delhi , May 26 : Automation Anywhere, the global leader in enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) on Friday announced the availability of IQ Bot, software bots capable of studying, learning and mimicking human behavior for intelligent process automation. Read Full Story

Instagram is terrible for your 'Status of Mind': Study
New York [USA], May 22 : Now, this might dishearten all the Instagrammers out there! Read Full Story

BCCI to open title sponsorship tender for IPL on May 31
Hyderabad , May 20 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will open the Title Sponsorship Invitation to Tender for the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five-year cycle on May 31. Read Full Story

Google doodle celebrates Antikythera mechanism's 115 years
New Delhi , May 17 : To mark the discovery of the world's first known analogue computer, Google today celebrates Antikythera mechanism's 115 years through its doodle. Read Full Story

Govt should come up with national cyber security law: Expert
New Delhi , May 17, : As hundreds of ATMs are being shut down in the wake of the WannaCry ransomware cyber attack, an expert has dubbed it as an interim measure while suggesting that the government should come up with national cyber security law rather than just "giving lip service." Read Full Story

North Korea behind 'WannaCry' global cyber attack : Security firms
London [U.K.], May 16, : Kaspersky and Symantec, two top security firms have confirmed the connection between the ransomware WannaCry and North Korean cybergang Lazarus Group which is known to have government ties. Read Full Story

Google Doodle celebrates motherhood through special doodle
New Delhi , May 14 : Google today is celebrating Mother's Day 2017 by dedicating an adorable doodle to all the mothers out there. Read Full Story

Google Doodle celebrates ophthalmologist Ferdinand Monoyer on his 181st b'day
London [UK], May 9 : On his 181st birth anniversary, search engine Google, with the help of an animated Doodle, paid special tribute to Ferdinand Monoyer, the man who invented the eye test. Read Full Story

With U-Dictionary app, you can now tap to translate in WhatsApp
New Delhi , Apr 29 : The latest version of U-Dictionary Android app (v 2.6.1) now allows you to just Copy an English Word in a WhatsApp message and instantly get the meaning in your native language via Tap to Translate feature. Read Full Story

Google's 'Solve for India' engages with upcoming entrepreneurs, developers
New Delhi , Apr 28 : Aiming to support and mentor new initiatives in the field of technology, Google on Friday announced its 'Solve for India' program to inspire the new wave of entrepreneurs and startups in emerging cities like Pune, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kochi, Indore, Nagpur, Nashik, Madurai, Kanpur and Chennai. Read Full Story

Wego becomes fastest loading mobile travel site globally!
New Delhi , April 28 :, the travel marketplace in the Middle East and Asia Pacific, becomes the fastest loading mobile travel site in the world. Read Full Story

Now, engage well through Facebook Live!
New Delhi , April 28 : Ever since we realized, human tendency is inclined towards finding the easy way out, we knew that majority of all future innovations would have these three as their major pillars of thought- comfort, technology and time conservation. Read Full Story

Facebook hosts interactive session for users in Delhi
New Delhi , Apr 27 : Social media giant Facebook on Wednesday hosted an interactive product showcase, 'Facebook: A place to connect' for the Facebook community to experience in Delhi on April 26. Read Full Story

Pinwi upgrades its parenting app, introduces Pinwi 2.0
New Delhi , Apr 27 : The data-driven app for child development and parenting, Pinwi (Play-Interest-Wise) on Thursday introduced a new version 2.0 for both on iOS and Android platforms. Read Full Story

Google updates its 'search' feature, introduces quality improvements
New Delhi , Apr 27 : Aiming to deliver more long-term and impactful changes to Search, Google on Wednesday announced key updates to its algorithms and introduced additional features to address the challenges with locating relevant from the most reliable sources available. Read Full Story

UCWeb's 'Super 1000' outlines detailed guidelines for 'We-Media Platform' users
New Delhi , Apr 26 : UCWeb has outlined detailed guidelines for writers and content creators to join the 'Super 1000' Program launched in March 2017. Read Full Story

Insta-gyaan to communicate better!
New Delhi , Apr. 22 : When the 'virtual' world has turned the new 'reality,' Instagram has come up with a guide for the Indian community to make the connection better. Read Full Story

Google marks Earth Day with its Doodle
New Delhi , Apr. 22 : The Earth is more than 4.543 billion years old, home to more than 8.7 million species, and still the only known planet in the universe known to harbour life, reads Google's blog today. Read Full Story

People would sacrifice photos on their phones for just 10.37 EUR: Kaspersky
New Delhi , Apr 20 : While people claim to value their memories more than any other form of data stored on their digital devices, they are happy to sell them for little money, research by Kaspersky Lab shows. Read Full Story

Kaspersky Index reveals increase in technological expertise among people
New Delhi , Apr. 15 : Cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab's Cybersecurity Index revealed that in the second half of 2016, the number of people concerned about their security and ready to protect themselves against cyber threats is constantly growing. Read Full Story

Google introduces new 'style ideas' feature on Image Search
New Delhi , Apr. 14 : To enhance user experience when searching for fashion, Google on Thursday introduced a new feature called 'style ideas' on mobile web and in the Google app for Android. Read Full Story

Microland joins Microsoft's Azure advisory council
New Delhi , Apr 13 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Microland, a leading global hybrid IT infrastructure service provider, has been invited to be a part of the Microsoft Azure Advisory Council. The advisory group, comprising of highly specialized Windows Azure architects and developers, will engage regularly to discuss practical experiences, new ideas and best practices. Read Full Story

Mojo networks' tips to secure data protection, safe internet usage
New Delhi , Apr. 12 : In an era of technological advancements, the internet has evolved into an integral part of everyday life, whether it is to do with professional matters or personal usage. Although establishing an unsecured Wi-Fi connection may seem convenient, it risks the security of our work. Read Full Story

Acer launches new range of gaming PCs
New Delhi , Apr. 12 : Gadget vendor Acer on Tuesday announced the launch of the all new Acer Aspire VX 15 and Predator G1 Desktop in India, designed exclusively for gamers demanding enhanced gaming experience. Read Full Story

Microsoft enables Windows 10 installation using voice recognition
New York [USA], Apr. 9 : Microsoft recently modified its voice recognition feature to enable users to configure their PCs, as reported by the Verge. Read Full Story

Embrace digital payments with RMgX's Cardinal Smartphone app
New Delhi , Apr. 7 : RMgX, a New Delhi-based digital innovation firm on Friday announced the launch of its smartphone app, Cardinal to facilitate payment through debit and credit cards, via digital wallets. Read Full Story

Google Launches Google Play Music Subscription in India
New Delhi, Apr 6 : Google India has announced the launch of Google Play Music subscription in India, offering music lovers a fresh take on streaming that is smarter, easier and uses little data. Read Full Story

That's how Google Chrome tells you're watching too much porn
London [UK], Apr. 4 : Whilst originally designed as a way for people to buy secret presents for their partners or to Google things they were too embarrassed for anyone to know, incognito windows are used by a vast array of people to watch porn. Read Full Story

Google expands its certified Developer Agency network in India
New Delhi , Apr 3 : As a part of Google Developers Agency Program, Google on Monday announced its' second batch of certified agencies from India who have received dedicated training and access to Read Full Story

Google launches knowledge graph in Bengali language
New Delhi/ Kolkata, Mar 29 : Aimed at helping Bengali speakers discover new information quickly, Google on Wednesday announced the introduction of Knowledge Graph in Bengali language on Google Search. Read Full Story

Norton launches Wi-Fi Privacy in India; to prevent hacking
New Delhi , Mar 30 : Norton by Symantec has announced the launch of Norton Wi-Fi Privacy in India, a powerful, yet easy-to-use solution for Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad devices that helps shield consumers' information from hackers snooping on unsecured wireless (Wi-Fi) networks. Read Full Story

Google launches Knowledge Graph in Bengali language
New Delhi , Mar. 30 : In an attempt to assist Bengali speakers discover new information quickly, Google on Wednesday announced the introduction of Knowledge Graph in Bengali language on Google Search. Read Full Story

10 best SaaS-based B2B platforms in India
New Delhi , Mar. 29 : The use of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform by B2B e-commerce majors has seen a significant rise in India. The companies are using it for all key operations to increase efficiency, be it their IT work or any other industry process. Apart from saving time and money, it provides user-friendly accessibility and hosting. Companies which provide SaaS are now well funded and are capable of leading the race. Read Full Story

ASUS unveils slimmest, lightest ZenBook UX330 notebooks
New Delhi , Mar 28 : ASUS has announced the launch and availability of its latest addition to the legacy of ZenBook series the ZenBook UX330, an ultrabook crafted with a premium full body aluminum design to provide users with unmatched functionality, beauty, style and performance. Read Full Story

Quick guide for Ransomware victims; now save all files with this trick
New Delhi , Mar 24 : Imagine losing all the photos, videos, messages, and documents you've stored on your computer. How much money would you be willing to pay to get it all back? Ransomware is malware that infects your computer, locks it, and demands payment for unlocking it. And the number of new ransomware has been at least doubling each year since 2013. Read Full Story

Share your trips and real-time location from Google Maps
New Delhi , Mar 23 : "Where are you now?" and "What's your ETA?" Whether you're heading to a party or meeting up for dinner, you probably hear questions like this pretty often from family and friends. Soon Google Maps users worldwide will be able to answer those questions in just a few taps, without ever leaving the app. Read Full Story

Build your brand through Snapchat!
New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Oh Snap! Aren't you on Snapchat yet? Read Full Story

Google splash colours on its Doodle to celebrate Holi!
New Delhi , Mar. 13 : When the festival of colours is here, how can Google be far behind from celebrating it! Read Full Story

Google Cloud, SAP forge tie-up to develop enterprise solutions
New Delhi , Mar 9 : Google has announced a new strategic partnership with SAP, focused on developing and integrating Google's best cloud and machine learning solutions with SAP enterprise applications. Read Full Story

Pluralsight, Microsoft partner to upskill developers using Microsoft Visual Studio 2017
New Delhi , Mar.8 : Pluralsight, the technology learning platform, today announced it is partnering with Microsoft to upskill Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 developers. Read Full Story

Microsoft launches Visual Studio 2017
New Delhi, Mar 8 : Tech giant Microsoft has released unprecedented application development capabilities in the hands of developers with the launch of Visual Studio 2017 that delivers new capabilities for developers to be more productive than ever. Read Full Story

Smartphone notifications driving you crazy? This might help
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 8 : Do random push alerts, social media messages and noisy notifications on smartphones annoy you? Read Full Story

Oracle expands cloud services with Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine
New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Continuing to help organisations simplify cloud adoption by bringing the benefits of the cloud inside their own datacenters, Oracle today announced the expansion of the Oracle Cloud at Customer portfolio with the availability of Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine. Read Full Story

Iconic Snake game is back and available on Messenger
Kolkata, Feb 28 : Prepare to spend even more time on your mobile as HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones,announced a new version of the cult status game, Snake for Messenger, part of Facebook's Instant Games cross platform experience. Read Full Story

Instagram has become a haven for people making sensitive and stigmatized self-disclosures, says study
London, Feb 26 : Depression has a way of silencing its sufferers. Even in today's technology-connected society, people are hesitant to talk about their painful experiences and suffering for fear of being stigmatized. Read Full Story

WhatsApp's new 'status' feature goes live
New Delhi , Feb. 24 : WhatsApp's on Friday rolled out its new feature 'Status' live across Android, iOS and Windows software wherein the users can upload pictures and videos for their contacts to see, instead of regular text status message. Read Full Story

Wittyfeed surpasses Twitter and Instagram and becomes 20th most visited website in India
New Delhi , Feb 23 : WittyFeed, world's second largest and India's largest viral content company has also emerged as 20th most visited websites in India surpassing the most major social networking sites Twitter and Instagram being the fastest and youngest company to attain this ranking. The latest Alexa ranking as on 22nd February shows as the 20th most visited website in India. This is an enormous achievement for the viral content website from tier II cities in India called Indore. Read Full Story

Google hails NASA's exoplanets discovery, doodles
Mountain View, Feb 23 : Tech giant Google on Thursday dedicated a doodle to celebrate NASA's latest discovery, where the agency found out about seven Earth-like exoplanets. Read Full Story

About 20 pct of all spam emails in Q4 2016 distributed ransomware Trojans, says Kaspersky Lab
New Delhi , Feb 22 : According to Kaspersky Lab "Spam and phishing in 2016"report, about 20 percent of all spam emails in Q4 2016distributed ransomware Trojans. The Kaspersky Lab spam report also identified the following trends in 2016 Read Full Story

Gemalto, Microsoft join forces to provide seamless connectivity for Windows 10 devices
New Delhi , Feb 21 : World leader in digital security Gemalto is presenting the newest release of its On Demand Connectivity and eSIM technology for Windows 10 devices, in connection with Microsoft. Read Full Story

WhatsApp introduces new update to its 'status' feature
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : In lieu of its eighth birthday on February 24, 2017, WhatsApp messenger, the instant messaging platform introduced a new update which is set to revamp the status feature. Read Full Story

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