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Google To Introduce Quick Facts Feature For Images

San Francisco: Google on Wednesday announced a new feature that will make it easy to find quick facts about what people see on Google images in the form of a Knowledge Graph. Starting first in the US, the feature would include people, places or things related to the image from the Knowledge Graph’s database of […]

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TikTok Plans $2 Billion Fund For Creators As Competition Grows

San Francisco: TikTok has now raised the ante in the social media war with a plan to offer creators $2 billion globally in the next three years as it fights rivals like Instagram and YouTube. The TikTok move comes after the media said Instagram is reportedly offering financial incentives to some popular TikTok creators in […]

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Twitter Says ‘Phone Spear Phishing Attack’ Led To High-Profile Hacks

San Francisco: The massive Twitter hack earlier this month that spread a cryptocurrency scam by hijacking accounts of high-profile celebrities, politicians and businesses was a result of a phone spear phishing attack, the social media platform has revealed. “A successful attack required the attackers to obtain access to both our internal network as well as […]

Cyberattacks: Healthcare, Retail Sectors Among Most Targeted
Cyberattacks: Healthcare, Retail Sectors Among Most Targeted

San Francisco: Organisations in the business and professional services, retail and hospitality, financial, healthcare and high technology were the top targets of cybercriminals in 2020, said a new report on…

Where Are Phishing Emails More Likely To Originate From?
Where Are Phishing Emails More Likely To Originate From?

New Delhi: Security researchers have found that phishing emails are more likely to originate from certain countries in parts of Eastern Europe, Central America, the Middle East, and Africa. The…

Over 33% ICS Computers Faced Cyberattacks In H2 2020: Report
Over 33% ICS Computers Faced Cyberattacks In H2 2020: Report

New Delhi: Globally, the percentage of attacked ICS (industrial control system) computers in the second half of 2020 was 33.4 per cent, said a new report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.…

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Twitter Resolves Geotag Issue After Showing J&K As Part Of China

New Delhi: After courting controversy for wrongly showing Jammu and Kashmir as part of China, Twitter on Monday said it has resolved the issue. “We became aware of this technical issue on Sunday, and understand and respect the sensitivities around it. The teams have worked swiftly to investigate and resolve the concerned geotag issue,” a […]

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Facebook Worldwide Removes Thousands Of Fake Accounts

San Francisco: Facebook has removed 1,196 accounts and 994 malicious accounts from Instagram, along with 7,947 Pages and 110 Groups involved in coordinated inauthentic behaviour. In October, Facebook removed 14 networks of accounts, Pages and Groups. Eight of them — from Georgia, Myanmar, Ukraine and Azerbaijan — targeted domestic audiences in their own countries and […]

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Twitter Unveils Emojis To Raise Awareness On Women's Rights

San Francisco: In partnership with UN Women and the UN Human Rights Office, Twitter is launching custom emojis to spread awareness on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Wednesday and Human Rights Day on December 10. The emojis will appear when people tweet with the hashtags #GenerationEquality, #OrangeTheWorld, #16Days, #HumanRightsDay, and […]

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Google's Cloud Streaming Service Stadia Adds 6 New Games; Know Details

San Francisco: Google’s game streaming platform Stadia has received six new games to its collection as part of Stadia Pro. The games include Into the Breach, Hitman 2, Kine, Monster Jam Steel Titans, Everspace and Secret Neighbor. Players can claim all six of the games this month and keep them for as long as they […]

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Telegram Rolls Out Voice Chats Feature

New Delhi: Telegram on Wednesday announced a major update that brings a new Voice Chats feature to the instant messenger. The new Voice Chats feature works a lot like voice channels on apps like Discord, and it offers users a persistent conference call that they can join or leave as wish. “Any Telegram group can […]

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Elon Musk's Jan 2021 Target To Launch Tesla Cars In India Gets Longer

New Delhi: Tesla CEO Elon Musk who earlier said that the process to bring Tesla cars to India will begin in January 2021, has now refused to give any fixed timeline when his electric cars will arrive in the country. Responding to a follower who asked about get an update on whether Tesla India is […]

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WhatsApp To Stop Working On These iPhones & Android Devices From Jan 1

New Delhi: WhatsApp will stop working for some iPhones as well as Android smartphones starting January 1, 2021. There are several Android and iOS phones that may not be able to run the app as the company will withdraw support for older versions of OS from next year. According to the information on the WhatsApp […]

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Telegram Becomes Most Downloaded App In January, Highest Installs From India

New Delhi: Driven by a renewed surge in India amid WhatsApp privacy row, Telegram has become the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for January 2021 with more than 63 million installs, 3.8 times its downloads in the same month a year ago, according to latest data released by app analytics firm Sensor Tower. The countries […]

Paytm Inspires Harvard Team To Create Similar Digital Payment App For Americans
Paytm Inspires Harvard Team To Create Similar Digital Payment App For Americans

New Delhi: The success of Vijay Shekhar Sharma-run digital payments leader Paytm in India has reached the US, and a team from Harvard Business School, led by a US Army…

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