New York Stock Exchange Starts Process of Delisting Three Chinese Telecom Companies Over Security Risks

Posted on Sat, 02 Jan 2021 10:31:49 +0530 - internet

The New York Stock Exchange is starting the process of delisting securities of three Chinese telecom companies, after President Donald Trump last month barred US investments in Chinese firms Washington says are owned or controlled by the military.

IndiGo Claims Servers Hacked in December, Internal Documents May Get Uploaded on Public Platforms

Posted on Fri, 01 Jan 2021 14:28:58 +0530 - internet

IndiGo airlines said that some of its servers were hacked earlier in the month of December and hackers might upload some internal documents on public platforms.

Alphabet Unit Wing Blasts New US Drone ID Rules, Citing Privacy

Posted on Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:45:55 +0530 - internet

Alphabet's drone delivery unit Wing criticised Trump administration rules issued this week mandating broadcast-based remote identification of drones, saying they should be revised to allow for internet-based tracking.

Microsoft Says SolarWinds Hackers Viewed Internal Source Code, Were Unable to Modify Software

Posted on Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:30:48 +0530 - internet

Microsoft acknowledged that attackers who spearheaded a massive hack of government and private computer networks gained access to its internal source code, a key building block for its software.

Google’s New Year’s Eve Doodle Is a Ticking Cuckoo Clock Waiting for 2020 to End

Posted on Thu, 31 Dec 2020 15:14:38 +0530 - internet

Google is ushering in the new year by featuring an animated doodle with a ticking cuckoo clock, waiting to strike midnight to end the year. The cuckoo clock has 2020 written at the bottom. The rest of the letters of the Google doodle are decorated in festive lights.

Ticketmaster to Pay $10-Million Fine Over Hacking Charges

Posted on Thu, 31 Dec 2020 09:52:21 +0530 - internet

Ticketmaster agreed to pay a $10-million (roughly Rs. 73 crores) fine to escape prosecution over criminal charges accusing the company of hacking into the computer system of a startup rival.

Amazon Planning to Launch Computer Science Education Programme in India

Posted on Wed, 30 Dec 2020 18:44:10 +0530 - internet

Amazon is in plans to launch its childhood-to-career computer science education programme, called Future Engineer, in India. The company has posted a job opening for a manager to lead the new initiative in the country.

Bitcoin Jumps to Record $28,600 as 2020 Rally Reaches New Heights

Posted on Wed, 30 Dec 2020 17:05:37 +0530 - internet

Bitcoin on Wednesday jumped to a record $28,599.99 (roughly Rs. 21 lakhs), after the digital currency almost quadrupled in value this year amid heightened interest from bigger investors.

Google to Host ‘Hello 2021 India’ Virtual New Year’s Eve Party on YouTube, Launches Party Popper Icon on Search

Posted on Wed, 30 Dec 2020 11:44:15 +0530 - internet

Google is celebrating New Year’s Eve with a virtual party on YouTube. Users in India can join ‘Hello 2021 India,’ which will premiere at 11pm IST on December 31 on YouTube and feature performances from celebrities such as actor Tiger Shroff, rapper Badshah, singer Jonita Gandhi, and comedian Zakir Khan.

Amazon Mega Salary Days to Start on January 1 With Offers on TVs, Refrigerators, Headphones, Home Appliances, and More

Posted on Tue, 29 Dec 2020 19:13:28 +0530 - internet

Amazon India has announced ‘Mega Salary Days’ which will begin on January 1 and go on till January 3, 2021. Amazon will offer deals and offers on refrigerators, microwaves, washing machines, TVs, furniture, sports products, home appliances, toys, and more.

The Best Internet Memes of 2020

Posted on Tue, 29 Dec 2020 14:48:37 +0530 - internet

We take a look back at some of the funniest Internet memes of 2020 that helped make this terrible year slightly more bearable.

Apple Introduces Launch@Apple Mentorship Programme for First-Generation College Students, to Start Early 2021

Posted on Tue, 29 Dec 2020 13:51:33 +0530 - internet

Apple has introduced a mentorship program to help first-generation college students majoring in finance, economics, and accounting. Launch@Apple will match students one-on-one with Apple mentors and provide resources for learning and opportunities for personal and professional growth.