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Ransomware set to become more vicious in 2018: Quick Heal

Ransomware set to become more vicious in 2018: Quick Heal

Pune: Ransomware grew 300 per cent in 2017 in comparison with 2016 and in the current year such attacks are set to become even more vicious, according to a Quick Heal report on Monday. Ransomware, cryptocurrency mining and zero-day exploits headlined the threat landscape in 2017, said the global IT[Read More…]

Indian government requests for Facebook data rose 62% in 2017

India ranks 47th when it comes to inclusive Internet: Facebook

New Delhi: Compromised by low usage and poor quality, India is ranked 47th out of 86 countries when it comes to inclusive Internet and connectivity for all, a Facebook report said on Monday. Facebook, which commissioned the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) to create a comprehensive “Inclusive Internet Index,” found India in[Read More…]

Samsung, Qualcomm collaborate to produce chips for 5G mobile technology

Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co. has announced that it will cooperate with Qualcomm Technologies Inc to produce 7-nanometre chips for fifth-generation (5G) network service amid rising demand for semiconductors. The two companies will expand their decade-long cooperation into Extreme Ultra Violet (EUV) lithography process technology, including the manufacture of future Qualcomm[Read More…]

Young children use physics to learn about tools: Study

London: Children learning to use tools are genuinely learning about physical causation, not just driven by what action previously led to a treat, a new study has claimed. “This suggests that, remarkably, children begin to emphasise information about physics over information about previous rewards from as young as seven years[Read More…]

Hindi support coming to Google Assistant soon

San Francisco: Google Assistant is set to get smarter as the company makes it ready to be multilingual and be available in more than 30 languages, including Hindi, by the end of this year. The search engine giant’s digital assistant will be able to respond by text in Hindi, Danish, Dutch,[Read More…]

Video consumption in India up five times in 1 year: Report

Video consumption in India up five times in 1 year: Report

Mumbai: With nearly 96 per cent people, especially millenials, binging on long-format videos in India, the video consumption in the country has seen a five-fold growth in just one year, digital and mobile entertainment platform Hotstar said on Thursday. The last 12 months have also seen access to data and consumption[Read More…]

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