IIT Delhi graduate develops tools to counter cyber attacks

Sanjam Garg, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has won the 2013 Doctoral Dissertation Award for developing a technique to protect against cyber attacks. He will receive the award presented by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and its $20,000 prize at the annual ACM awards banquet on June 21, in San […]

Apple to launch first fitness app with iOS8

New Delhi: Apple may launch its first ever app with an iWatch, which seems to be focused heavily on the health and fitness market. If we believe on reports, this very special app of Apple will come along with operating system iOS 8 mobile and iPad OS in 2014. The company is working on to […]

Google disables two Chrome extensions displaying pop-up ads.

Washington: Google has reportedly taken down two extensions from its Chrome Web Store that apparently force fed users with pop-up ads. A month earlier, the search giant had announced disabling some of its toolbars and other “multipurpose extensions” from the Chrome Web Store in a bid to protect users from pop-up ads. According to Cnet, […]

Facebook accused of scanning users’ private messages.

San Francisco: Social networking giant Facebook Inc has been sued for allegedly scouring through users’ private messages to provide data to marketers and advertisers, according to reports. Facebook users Matthew Campbell and Michael Hurley filed the class-action suit in the Northern District Court of California. They accused Facebook of scanning private messages with URLs in […]

iPad Air more popular than iPad 4: Study

Apple’s recently launched iPad Air, touted to be thinner and faster is reportedly outpacing the iPad 4, new data has revealed. Data provided by Fiksu pointed that the iPad Air, launched a month back, is more adopted by consumers than the standard iPad 4 by a wide margin. According to Cnet, Fiksu samples millions of […]

Twitter to be available on mobile phones without Internet

New York: Twitter Inc is tying up with a Singapore-based startup to make its 140-character messaging service available to users in emerging markets who have entry-level mobile phones which cannot access the Internet. U2opia Mobile, which has a similar tie-up with Facebook Inc, will launch its Twitter service in the first quarter of next year, […]

Google launches ‘KitKat’ software, sweetens features on range of phones

San Francisco: Google Inc on Thursday unveiled the newest version of its Android smartphone software, aiming to allow more smartphone users access to its evolving menu of online services such as driving directions voice-activated search. The new “KitKat” version of Android will be able to run on inexpensive, low-end smartphones as well as the most […]

Researchers claim Apple can read encrypted iMessages

Washington: Security researchers at Quarkslab have reportedly revealed that tech giant Apple can read the encrypted content sent through its iMessage service, if it wants. Quarkslab said that as claimed by Apple that there is end-to-end encryption in iMessage service, the issue is with the key infrastructure and the tech company can change a key […]