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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 […]

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Google Boils Down Water Data for New UN Environment Site

Vast quantities of raw satellite imagery and data will be distilled into an online platform showing how water ecosystems have changed, and how countries can manage them to prevent further loss, said Google and the United Nations. Focussing initially on freshwater ecosystems such as rivers and forests, Google will produce geospatial maps and data for a publicly available platform […]

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Monaco Scaffolding

Scaffolding is a dangerous yet highly important technique to fulfil architectural design. The workers who do perform this are always in acute danger, yet perform this function for your perfect building and home. Now, what really is scaffolding? Scaffolding, particularly in the architectural sphere is a temporary structure placed on the outside of the building, […]

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Some Convenient Steps For Recovering Data

The prevailing era is of technological advancements at a regular interval in each and every field. Business firms use these in their own favour to reduce time and effort. Security of information is one of the most essential part for carrying a business forward. The whole business depends on the data it has or will […]

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How to download YouTube videos: 4 things you need to know

Sure, it’s easy to download videos from YouTube, but doing it legally is another proposition. While there’s no law that specifically says you can’t download videos from YouTube for free, YouTube’s rules are very clear. Before you start downloading YouTube videos, read on for four things you need to know, starting with… There’s only one […]

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Apple And Amazon Make Strange Bedfellows In The Chip Business

Toshiba is up almost 11% in two days on chatter that there are bids as high as 3 trillion yen for its chip subsidiary. The latest buzz being reported by Japanese daily, Mainichi, is that Foxconn is looking to also get the backing of Amazon and Dell, in addition to Apple, in its effort to […]