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Electronic Recycling 101

We all know that our electronic devices have a limited lifespan. That’s unpleasant to think about when we drop several hundred dollars on a television, but hopefully after years of enjoyment, you’ll have gotten your money’s worth, and are able to upgrade to a more modern model. But what can you do with large electronic […]

Mobile

‘ATFuzzer’ Android Baseband Security Threat Exploits Malicious Bluetooth, USB Accessories: Researchers

Highlights The team of researchers will present a paper at an upcoming conference The phones tested were older, but others might also be vulnerable Manufacturers were given 90 days before the flaw was publicised A new security exploit affecting several high-profile Android smartphones through maliciously modified Bluetooth and USB accessories has been discovered. Researchers at […]

Tech Updates

Tech Entrepreneurs Highlight Digital Privacy Products at Web Summit

Photo Credit: Patricia De Melo Moreira/ AFP Co-founder of Own Your Data Foundation Brittany Kaiser (L) and Founder of Elixxir David Chaum (R) HIGHLIGHTS Whistleblowers have been raising alarm about abuses of our privacy online There is an entire new industry around digital identity: Brittany Kaiser Kaiser’s work at Cambridge Analytica is a subject of […]

Internet news

CBSE Asks Students To Follow ‘Sample Question Paper’ Format

CBSE says consider ‘Sample Question Papers’ not ‘Design’ given in the Curriculum.   NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education or CBSE, national level board of education which has the mandate to conduct secondary and higher secondary certificate examinations in the country, has said in a new circular that the ‘Sample Question Papers’ released in […]

Internet

Raccoon Stealer Easy-to-Use Malware Has Infected Thousands of Windows Systems, Gaining Popularity Among Cyber Criminals

Photo Credit: Cybereason Raccoon Stealer malware was first spotted in April HIGHLIGHTS The authors of Raccoon Stealer ask for $200 per month They offer 24/7 support, roll out regular updates The malware is delivered using exploit kits, phishing techniques A new research report highlights a new ‘easy-to-use’ trojan malware called Raccoon Stealer and its increasing […]

Gadgets

Maintenance Hang Ups With Hydraulic Machinery

Hydraulic power has been used to improve output and efficiency with industries around the globe. Even though the most common components include a motor, sump, valves, pumps, actuators, and hydraulic fluid, these parts can be configured into thousands of applications. When not maintained, these systems can suffer breakdowns and create costly repairs. Early Warning Signs […]

Internet news

TikTok Appoints Nikhil Gandhi as India Head

Photo Credit: LinkedIn/ Nikhil Gandhi TikTok on Friday announced the appointment of former Times Network executive Nikhil Gandhi as its India head to drive the next phase of growth for the Chinese short video-sharing platform in the highly competitive market. Based out of Mumbai, Gandhi will lead the development of TikTok’s products and operations in India. “I […]

Computer

IIFT MBA Entrance Test To Be Computer Based

Online registration for the exam would close on October 25. NEW DELHI: This year onwards, the MBA (International Business) entrance test of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) would be computer based. The exam will be held on December 1. Until now, selection to MBA programme for the academic session 2020-2022 for IIFT Campuses in New […]

Mobile

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL Won’t Launch In India: Here’s Why

Photo Credit: Johannes Eisele/ AFP Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL were launched in New York on Tuesday HIGHLIGHTS Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL won’t launch in India They have a new radar sensor that works on 60GHz spectrum Google failed to license 60GHz spectrum licensing in India IN THIS ARTICLE Google […]

Social News

SBI Revises Fixed Deposit Interest Rates From Today

Earlier, SBI revised its fixed deposit rates on September 10, 2019.   State Bank of India or SBI, country’s largest lender by assets, has reduced fixed deposit (FD) interest rates across select maturity. The SBI FD rates have been lowered by 10 basis points (or 0.10 percentage point) across a select tenor in the retail segment. In bulk […]