Uber to pay $5.79 mn to Washington state for data breach

Uber to pay $5.79 mn to Washington state for data breach

San Francisco, Sep 27 (IANS) American ride-sharing giant Uber will pay about $5.79 million to drivers and passengers in Washington state for failing to notify them of possible leak of their personal information, Washington Attorney General (AG) Bob Ferguson’s office said on Wednesday. Ferguson said he will return more than[Read More…]

Cabinet clears new telecom policy; Industry hails move

Cabinet clears new telecom policy; Industry hails move

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new telecom policy — National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) 2018 — designed to provide “broadband to all”, Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said. Industry stakeholders and sector experts welcomed the policy describing it as an elaborate document which would be significant[Read More…]

Instagram restores scrolling feature after users slam latest update

Instagram founders quit Facebook

Instagram founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom have resigned from the Facebook-owned photo sharing app that has over one billion users. According to a report in The New York Times late on Monday, the co-founders have resigned from their positions and plan to leave the company in coming weeks while[Read More…]

Microsoft search engine Bing blocked in China

Microsoft introduces platform to build voice skills for Cortana

To help businesses create custom voice apps for their employees and users, Microsoft has launched the “Cortana Skills Kit for Enterprise” for developers. The kit will help enterprise developers use digital assistant’s natural-language processing to create custom voice skills for businesses. Currently available by invitation only, the development platform was[Read More…]

Panasonic aims at Rs 1,000 crore revenue in India

Panasonic to foray into flagship smartphone segment in India

After creating its space in the entry-level and mid-price segment, Panasonic is geared up to launch two Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled premium smartphones in the Indian market on October 4. The flagship devices will hit the shelves next month as the festive season inches closer, industry sources told IANS on Monday.[Read More…]

NASA's MAVEN marks 4 years in Mars orbit with selfie

NASA’s MAVEN marks 4 years in Mars orbit with selfie

MAVEN’S selfie image looks at ultraviolet wavelengths of sunlight reflected off of components of the spacecraft. The image was obtained with the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) instrument that normally looks at ultraviolet emissions from the Martian upper atmosphere, the US space agency said in a statement. “MAVEN has been a[Read More…]

Instagram not planning 'Regramming' feature anytime soon

Instagram not planning ‘Regramming’ feature anytime soon

Instagram has denied testing any native “Regramming” feature that could allow its one billion users to instantly repost someone else’s post to their own account, the media reported. “Despite giving a ‘no comment’ when the report on ‘Regramming’ was initially published, Instagram now says that the feature is ‘not happening’,[Read More…]

One in 4 Indian firms use innovation to unlock value: Accenture

Accenture expands AI capabilities of its automation platform ‘myWizard’

Accenture has integrated Artificial Intelligence (AI), automation, analytics and DevOps in the platform through proprietary investments, technology enhancements and expanded ecosystem collaboration, the company said in a statement. “Executing a comprehensive intelligent automation strategy can significantly improve an enterprise’s business performance by harnessing the power of AI, analytics, agile and[Read More…]

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