More than 7,000 students visit IIT Delhi Open House

New Delhi, April 21 : More than 7,000 students visited the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) as it opened its gates to school children on Saturday, showcasing a number of its innovations and technologies it developed in last one year. A number of devises and gadgets were displayed at the 14th Open House, organised […]

Teen who hacked top US officials gets 2 years jail

London, April 21 : A British teenager who hacked into a former US security chief’s TV and taunted him by posting a “I own you” message on the screen, besides targeting CIA and FBI officials, has been sentenced two years behind bars on Friday Eighteen-year-old Kane Gamble, who tricked his way to get the officials’ […]

Users’ data transmitted over ‘HTTP’ at great hacking risk: Kaspersky

Moscow, April 21 : As the Facebook data scandal refuses to die down, researchers at Russia-based Kaspersky Labs have revealed that unencrypted user data transmitted over insecure “Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP)” is at heightened risk of hacking. The key reason that can cause this to happen is that some applications use “third-party” ready-to-go advertising […]

Apple loses $60bn over reports of weak smartphone demand in 2018

Taipei, April 21 : Apple lost over $60 billion in market cap in two days after Taiwan Semiconductor, Apple’s biggest supplier, said in an earnings update that second-quarter revenues would be hit by “weak demand from the mobile sector”. Apple shares fell nearly seven per cent on Thursday and Friday over reports of a sharper […]

Google’s ‘Chat’ service a precious gift to cybercriminals: Amnesty

San Francisco, April 21 : Google’s decision to launch a new messaging service called “Chat” without end-to-end encryption shows utter contempt for the privacy of Android users and has handed a precious gift to cybercriminals and government spies alike, Amnesty International has said. Communications on the new “Chat” service will not be sent over the […]

Canon infusing AI into cameras for Indian millennials

By Nishant Arora New Delhi, April 21 : As the millennials in India constantly strive to click that “wow” moment and instantly share it with friends on social media, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled cameras with “minds of their own” are the future that will create perfect shots for them, a top Canon executive has emphasised. Cameras […]