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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

WhatsApp Manual: Five features you didn't know existed!
London [UK], July 25 : With WhatsApp becoming something of a prerequisite among users of all age groups, there is still a hoard of features which are yet to be discovered. Read Full Story

Casio launches 'MP-12R' calculator for display quotient and remainder function
New Delhi , July 20 : Casio Computer Co., Ltd. has announced the launch of MP-12R, a calculator with a Remainder Calculation function designed to be useful for warehouse operations. Read Full Story

'Don't reuse passwords,' Privacy Commissioner warns
GATINEAU, QC, July 18, 2017: The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) is urging individuals to stop reusing passwords, and businesses to require employees reset their passwords, in order to curb a recent trend involving similar breaches. Read Full Story

Dell WE Cities Index Ranks Top 50 Global Cities for Women Entrepreneurs
SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2017 : Today at the 8th annual Dell Women Entrepreneur Network Summit, Dell announced findings of the 2017 Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index, revealing how 50 top global cities are fostering high-potential women entrepreneurs (HPWE). Read Full Story

Cyberattacks can put public health at risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 13 : Recent ransomware attacks like 'WannaCry' and 'Petya' are highlighting the growing threats against health care information systems. Read Full Story

Remy martin announces launch of worldwide Microsoft hololens
New Delhi , July 11 : Pursuing its constant quest for innovation, Remy Martin is all set to launch a global brand mixed reality experience for consumers using Microsoft HoloLens. Read Full Story

Oracle ERP Cloud emerges frontrunner in 2017 research report
New Delhi , July 11 : Computer technology corporation Oracle on Tuesday was regarded as the Leader in Gartner's 2017 "Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large and Global Enterprises" research report. Read Full Story

'Candy Crush' to debut on TV!
Washington D.C. [USA], July 10 : Dear Candy Crush addicts, time to keep your phones aside, as the mobile game is now coming on TV as a game show. Read Full Story

4 types of Facebook users: Which one are you?
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 6 : People have their own social media styles, but it turns out, there are definite patterns in Facebook user behaviour. Read Full Story

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 : Wego.com, 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


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