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Microsoft Overtakes Amazon as Second Most Valuable US Company

Microsoft Corp regained its spot as the second most valuable US company on Friday after a disappointing quarterly report from Amazon.com wiped $65 billion (roughly Rs. 4.6 lakh crores) off the online retailer’s market capitalisation. Apple tops the list at over $1 trillion (roughly Rs. 73 lakh crores) after crossing that threshold in September. Microsoft’s market capitalisation was Wall Street’s highest […]

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Dark web trend sweeping internet

CHILD porn, buying your body weight in illicit drugs and literally watching people get murdered are just a few of the things you can do on the dark web, the internet’s underbelly. Around a decade ago, just as technology was taking off, a genre known as “unboxing” became wildly popular on video streaming platform, YouTube. […]

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EU Pushes Internet Firms to Remove Extremist Content in 1 Hour

The European Commission will propose new laws on Wednesday giving Google, Facebook, Twitter and other Internet companies one hour to remove extremist content or face fines. The Commission told such companies in March that they had three months to show they were removing extremist content more rapidly or face legislation forcing them to do so. The Commission wants content […]

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The Internet Is On A Mission Replacing Donald Trump With Penguins In These Photos, Here’s Why

The European Parliament will soon hold a crucial debate and vote on a proposal so terrible, it can only be called an extinction-level event for the Internet as we know it. At issue is the text of the new EU Copyright Directive, which updates the 17-year-old copyright regulations for the 28 member-states of the EU. It makes a […]

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5 Tips for Using Industrial Pressure Washer

Industrial pressure washers are a practical and handy method for cleaning, whether you are cleaning commercial equipment or industrial cleaning applications. However, getting a pressure washer is not the same as operating it. Following are a few tips on you can correctly use industrial pressure washers. Keep the pressure in check This cleaning equipment makes […]

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Microsoft Ties Fake US Political Websites to Russian Hackers

A group affiliated with the Russian government created phoney versions of five websites – including some related to public policy and to the US Senate – with the apparent goal of hacking into the computers of people who were tricked into visiting, according to Microsoft, which said Monday night that it discovered and disabled the fake sites. […]

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UIDAI Says ‘Vested Interests’ Spreading Rumours Against Aadhaar

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Sunday slammed people with “vested interests” for spreading “rumours” against the Aadhaar, and reiterated that there was no harm in storing its helpline number on mobile phones. It even suggested that people rather update its contact number. “The UIDAI condemns the vested interests who tried to misuse Google’s inadvertent act […]

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YouTube Dark Mode Now Rolling Out to Android Devices

Google has started rolling out YouTube dark mode for its Android users, a quarter after iOS devices received the feature. Dark mode turns the interface all black and reduces strain on the eyes while navigating the app, especially at night. The feature was first added to YouTube desktop last year, followed by iOS in March this year. YouTube users on […]

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Amazon Expands in Cape Town, Stepping Up Cloud Rivalry With Microsoft

Amazon.com is expanding its presence in the emerging tech hub of Cape Town, upping the ante in its regional battle with cloud computing rival Microsoft Corp. Amazon will be the sole tenant in a new, modern eight-story office building that’s nearing completion in the South African city, multiple sources familiar with the project told Reuters. The company […]

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Europeans Press for Digital Tax at G20 Meeting

European finance leaders called for progress on global rules to tax the digital economy at a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Argentina on Sunday, putting them at odds with US counterparts. The final communique reaffirmed a commitment to address the impacts of the shift to a digital economy on the international tax […]