NPCI blames Cosmos Bank for malware attacks

Mumbai, Aug 15 : The National Payments Corp of India (NPCI) on Wednesday held the Cosmos Cooperative Bank Ltd’s “own IT environment” responsible for the unprecedented cyber loot which left the Pune-based bank poorer by Rs 94.42 crore. In a statement here, the NPCI’s Head Risk Management, Bharat Panchal, said: “The NPCI’s systems are fully […]

Stalin demands CBI probe into TANGEDCO coal imports

Chennai, Aug 15 : DMK Working President M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into a Rs 6,000 crore scam in coal imports by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO). In a statement issued here, Stalin said a CBI probe should be ordered immediately into […]

In retaliation, Turkey raises tariffs on US imports

Ankara, Aug 15 : Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a decree to raise tariffs on certain US imports including cars, alcohol and tobacco, an official report said on Wednesday. According to the decree published in the official gazette, Turkey raised the tariffs on passenger cars to 120 per cent, on alcoholic drinks to 140 […]

Messenger for Kids now lets children add friends

San Francisco, Aug 15 : Facebook has added a new feature to its under-13 chat application Messenger Kids, which makes it easier for the children to add their friends on the platform. “Parents have to turn on a setting that creates a four-word passphrase that is used to generate these contact requests,” Tech Crunch reported […]

Israel reopens key Gaza crossing

Jerusalem, Aug 15 : Israel on Wednesday reopened the key Kerem Shalom crossing with Gaza, which had remained closed to commercial imports and exports for over a month. The closure came into force on July 9, in response to the wave of incendiary balloons and rocket attacks fired at Israel from the coastal enclave. “The […]

Microsoft ‘Your Phone’ Android app available to Windows 10 users

San Francisco, Aug 15 : Microsoft’s “Your Phone” application, which provides a seamless experience between users’ smartphones and their PCs, is now available for mainstream Windows 10 users, at least the 1803 “Spring Creators Update” built in the US, the media reported. The app will allow users to make calls, send and receive SMSs and […]