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The Guardian view on counter-terrorism: strong encryption makes us all safer Editorial

By |March 30th, 2017|Networking|0 Comments

The home secretary has made a hash – or what she would call “a hashtag” – of her efforts to appear to be doing something in the wake of last week’s Westminster terror attack. Amber Rudd’s demand that the big digital companies weaken the encryption they use on their messages is unrealistic and – […]

Amber Rudd to tell tech firms: do more to combat terrorism

By |March 30th, 2017|Networking|0 Comments

Home secretary summons Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook for discussion on encrypted messages and extremist propaganda.

The home secretary, Amber Rudd, will tell tech bosses they must do more to tackle terrorism during a private meeting on Thursday.

The firms, including Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook, are being hauled before the home secretary days after she […]

LastPass warns users to exercise caution while it fixes ‘major’ vulnerability

By |March 30th, 2017|Networking|0 Comments

Password manager security flaw found by researcher from Google, prompting fears sophisticated hackers might be able to exploit it
Most information security experts recommend using password managers as few people can remember enough unique strong passwords to cover all the sites they use. Photograph: Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters

Thursday 30 March 2017 10.15 BSTLast modified on Thursday 30 March […]

Gboard for Android Now Suggests GIFs and Emojis as You Type; Translate Support Added

By |March 13th, 2017|Networking|0 Comments

There are hardly any keyboard apps better than Gboard app on Android and seems like the app has further improved with the latest update, as it now suggests relevant GIF images and emojis to users as they type their messages. Moreover, the search giant has added more keyboard themes, improved voice-typing, search features support […]

Tax Department App to Help Pay Taxes, Track Refunds

By |March 13th, 2017|Networking|0 Comments

The I-T department has developed a mobile app for paying taxes and tracking refunds and is considering issuing PANs on real time basis using Aadhaar biometric.

“Income Tax department is considering issuing of Permanent Account Number (PAN) on a real time basis using Aadhaar’s e-KYC facility. The proposal is at an initial stage of consideration,” […]

Wearable That ‘Tastes’ Skin Could Help Diabetics and Athletes

By |January 24th, 2017|Networking|0 Comments

Diabetics and athletes alike could soon be able to test their blood sugar and lactic acid levels to measure those health stats with a wrist-worn device that can virtually “taste” through the skin, according to device maker PKvitality.

The company’s $149 K’track Glucose wrist-worn tracker absorbs fluid that contains those chemicals through the underside of […]

Building a Google for the Deep, Dark Web

By |January 24th, 2017|Networking|0 Comments

This map depicts hotspots of dark web activity related to illegal products, with larger circles indicating more illegal activity.

 

 

In today’s data-rich world, companies, governments and individuals want to analyze anything and everything they can get their hands on – and the World Wide Web has loads of information. At present, the most easily indexed […]

Two Days Aloft: ‘Vanilla’ Drone Breaks Endurance Record

By |January 24th, 2017|Networking|0 Comments

A 56-hour, nonstop, unrefueled flight has set a new world record for endurance.

The VA001, a small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone made by Vanilla Aircraft, stayed in the air for more than two days and two nights, setting the record for the craft’s weight and power class. After taking off Nov. 30 from […]

Security gains more importance

By |November 11th, 2016|Networking|0 Comments

According to a Gartner report, before the start of 2015, 3 out of every 4 mobile applications (75%) failed basic security tests. This is the area that developers will continue to give more focus as more sensitive and personal transactions such as social security numbers, bank details and NFC payments are carried out using […]

Wearable technology

By |November 11th, 2016|Networking|0 Comments

Apple Watch has brought everyone’s attention to Wearable Technology. Until now this technology was dominating only the healthcare and fitness industry, but in 2016 it is expected to be explored by other industries including fashion and textiles. Now mobile app developers will also have to focus on building wearable applications.