Cognizant hit by ‘Maze’ ransomware attack

Cognizant hit by ‘Maze’ ransomware attack

Ransomware is a type of malicious program used by hackers to take control of files in an infected system and then demand hefty payments to recover them. The Maze ransomware was discovered in 2019 and has since gained notoriety. MUMBAI: New-Jersey headquartered IT services provider Cognizant on Saturday said that it had faced a ransomware […]

Government to take action against e-commerce firms flouting FDI policy

Government to take action against e-commerce firms flouting FDI policy

Traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) urged the government to take action against e-commerce companies flouting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms and indulging in unfair practices. Terming such firms “global economic terrorists” and “economic intruders, tax offenders and policy and law violators”, CAIT, in a letter sent to Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, demanded […]

Government relaxes address related Aadhaar norms

Government relaxes address related Aadhaar norms

Finmin allows individuals to use current address on a self declaration basis. You can now give a more functional address, say a place of work, while furnishing Aadhaar as proof of identity for know-your-customer (KYC) purposes with banks and other service providers. This can be done even if the address opted for does not match […]

Esharah signs MoU with Techwan to support latest Security Solutions

Esharah signs MoU with Techwan to support latest Security Solutions

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 30 October 2019: Esharah Etisalat Security Solutions, experts in the field of wired and wireless Telecom Networks (TETRA & Public Safety LTE), Information Technology and Security Solutions, signed an MoU with Techwan, a Swiss software editor in CAD (SAGA COMMAND & CONTROL) and Crisis Management (SAGA CRISIS) offering solutions designed for […]

ECT makes its mark at Najah Exhibition 2019

ECT makes its mark at Najah Exhibition 2019

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 October 2019: Emirates College of Technology (ECT), one of UAE’s oldest and most prestigious universities accredited for quality higher education; is taking part in the Najah Exhibitionbeing held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from the 30thof October to 1st of November; to present their diverse array of academic […]

Three scientists awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of lithium-ion batteries

Three scientists awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of lithium-ion batteries

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was jointly awarded to John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino on Wednesday “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.” “The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 rewards the development of the lithium-ion battery. This lightweight, rechargeable and powerful battery are now used in everything from mobile phones to laptops […]

Google Doodle celebrates 155th birth anniversary of Bengali poet-activist Kamini Roy

Google Doodle celebrates 155th birth anniversary of Bengali poet-activist Kamini Roy

Google Doodle on Saturday honoured the celebrated Bengali poet, educator, and activist, Kamini Roy on her 155th birth anniversary. Born at a time when women were expected to focus on household activities and marriage, Kamini Roy went on to become a prominent feminist advocate in the subcontinent. Kamini Roy was born in 1864 in the […]

Three scientists awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for research on cells

Three scientists awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine for research on cells

Three scientists – two from the United States and one from the United Kingdom – were jointly awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.” The award was announced on Monday by the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. In […]

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