Category Archives: TECHNOLOGY

Google tracking your online purchase history

SAN FRANCISCO: Google is quietly keeping track of every single purchase you have made in years, thanks to purchase receipts sent to your personal Gmail account. According to a report in CNBC on Friday, the information is made available to users via a private web tool which, the company claims, keeps your data private. Google, […]

Update your WhatsApp ASAP: Newly-discovered spyware can infect a phone just by a WhatsApp call

BENGALURU: WhatsApp, the popular end-to-end encrypted owned by Facebook, has asked users to update to the latest version of the app following the discovery of a spyware to be injected into a user’s phone through its phone calling feature. The spyware was developed by the Israeli cyber intelligence company NSO Group, according to a news […]

HDFC Ergo and IBM to jointly setup data lab in India

MUMBAI: General insurance company HDFC Ergo and technology major IBM have jointly set up a lab in India to run deep analytics on customer data and subsequently develop customised solutions to improve business efficiency and profitability. The ‘IBM Garage’ with a team of 25 experts, including data scientists, technology architects and design engineers from IBM […]

Airtel scraps low-value postpaid plans

Bharti AirtelNSE -1.59 % has scrapped its low-valued postpaid plans of less than Rs 499 across circles and halved the total number of its offers for this higher-paying user segment to four, to boost its revenue per user, lower costs, and improve profitability. The Sunil Mittal-led mobile operator has now made Rs 499 the entry […]

Apple Is Very Close To Opening Its Store In Mumbai, Its First Official Store In India

Congratulations Apple fans, you’re about to get the first official Apple store in India. Reports indicate the company has finalised a short list of locations where the store may open up. And good news for Mumbaikars, it’s going to be somewhere in your city. The iPhone maker has reportedly picked a few upscale sites in […]

Satya Nadella Has Built World’s 1st Election Software That Lets You Track Your Vote Till End

It’s only natural people worry about the sanctity of elections. They are after all trying to pick their policymakers. But since the Cambridge Analytica scandal, we’ve gotten warier of interference in general. So Satya Nadella’s Microsoft has just released a software kit it thinks could help us rest easy. At the Build 2019 developer conference […]

Your smart home devices could get you hacked

A few years ago, a major part of the internet on the United States’ eastern coast faced blackout following the biggest cyberattack in the history of the internet. The reason was Mirai malware which initiated the IoT botnet attack that affected many websites including, Netflix, Amazon, Twitter, New York Times, Spotify, CNN, and PayPal. After […]

Paytm Mall plans to hire 300 people in next few months

Alibaba-backed Indian e-commerce firm Paytm Mall Sunday said it has hired 200 people across various functions and is planning to hire another 300 in the coming months. Paytm Mall is fast emerging as the preferred online-to-offline (O2O) platform across the country and has witnessed over 200 per cent growth for their O2O business in the […]

IT/software sector to create maximum jobs in 2019: Report

Mumbai- With the increasing focus on technology across industriesNSE 0.23 %, the IT/software sector will continue to create the maximum jobs in the country this year, the report said. The booming IT/software sector reigns supreme by continuing to create the maximum jobs in the country, according to a report by online job portal Shine.com. Shine.com […]

Payment service will be launched only after complying with RBI norms: WhatsApp to SC

New Delhi- Instant messaging app WhatsApp Friday told the Supreme Court that it is conducting a trial run of its payment service and will comply with RBI norms on data localisation before launching the full service. The trial run is likely to be completed by July end this year, it said. A bench of Justices […]

Airtel Thanks Relaunched gives 2.5GB per Day Data and more

Airtel’s #AirtelThanks campaign has been relaunched which offers more benefits to its subscribers. The company has also launched a new Rs. 299 prepaid plan that offers 2.5GB per day data benefits, unlimited calls, and Amazon Prime membership for a validity of 28 days. The new #AirtelThanks programme is segregated into three parts – Silver, Gold, […]

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