Kaspersky Lab releases free antivirus software

Moscow, July 26 : Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has launched its free version of antivirus software ‘Kaspersky Free’ to “secure the whole world”, a media report said. “We believe that everyone has the right to be free of cybersecurity fears,” Eugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky lab said on the occasion of its […]

Australia’s cbank governor defends low policy rates, says won’t move in lock step

By Swati Pandey and Wayne Cole SYDNEY, Jul 26 : The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) welcomes a recent pick up in the labour market, although subdued wages and high household debt means policy rates will stay lower for longer, Governor Philip Lowe said on Wednesday. Australia’s labour market strengthened for a fourth month in […]

Father of Australian tennis star arrested on child sex charges

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Jul 26 : The father of retired Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis was arrested at his San Diego home on suspicion of sexually abusing two children who he has been coaching in the sport, police said. Nikolaos Philippoussis, 68, will be formally charged at an arraignmnent scheduled for today afternoon […]

US Senate advances on healthcare, with dramatic return by McCain

By Susan Cornwell and Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON, Jul 26 : US Senate Republicans narrowly agreed to open debate on a bill to end Obamacare, but the party’s seven-year effort to roll back Democratic President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law still faces significant hurdles. The Senate deadlocked 50-50 on moving forward with the healthcare debate, forcing […]

Will strike ‘heart of US’ if Kim regime threatened: Pyongyang

Pyongyang, July 26 : North Korea has threatened a nuclear strike on “the heart of the US” if it attempts to remove Kim Jong-un as Supreme Leader, Pyongyang’s state-run news agency reported. The report in Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Tuesday quoted a spokesman from the North Korean Foreign Ministry. The spokesman said the […]