WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter in List of Apps Banned in Jammu and Kashmir for One Month

WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter in List of Apps Banned in Jammu and Kashmir for One Month

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday banned all social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp for one month in the Valley in order to prevent “anti-national and anti-social elements” from spreading “inflammatory messages”. Mobile Internet services have remained suspended in the Valley since April 19 following widespread students’ unrest. The Home Department order, written by R.K. Goyal, Principal Secretary to Government, in this regard read: “On careful examination of all relevant factors, it is observed that the use of social media platforms, which are being misused by anti-national…

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Apple Hires Man Who 3D-Printed His Brain Tumour: Report

Apple Hires Man Who 3D-Printed His Brain Tumour: Report

Apple has hired Steven Keating, the doctoral student from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who made a 3D printout of his own brain after he was diagnosed with a tumour, a media report said. According to a report in CNBC on Friday, it is still not known whether Keating is working on one of Apple’s teams dedicated to health care or he has joined another team that can take advantage of his expertise in mechanical engineering. Keating made headlines in 2015 after revealing the depths of his science experiment to…

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Technology Is Taking Away Jobs, But It’s Also Creating Them

Technology Is Taking Away Jobs, But It’s Also Creating Them

Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn says it’s really happening. On Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn, he had a lot to say to his employees but some of the key things that stood out were his thoughts on how technology and automated processes are really changing the future of employment. Apart from all the wide-ranging effects it will have on our lives and society, in general, he says that technology is really beginning to displace millions of people from their jobs. So what should we do? What should really define our time? Weiner…

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Technology a blessing to tourism

Technology a blessing to tourism

Tourism! Some call it leisure, others call it business. It means different things to different people at different times. To many, traveling all over the world for business while you accidentally bump into unique destinations is Tourism. To a certain extent, this is true. However, tourism goes way beyond just travelling around. It encompasses travelling, visiting tourist destinations, learning diverse cultures and tradition as well as experiencing various lifestyles. Merely passing by a tourist site doesn’t make one a tourist. You actually have to stay in a place and spend…

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Opera Mini Android Gets Opera Cricket Help Stay Up to Date on IPL 2017 Live Scores and More

Opera Mini Android Gets Opera Cricket Help Stay Up to Date on IPL 2017 Live Scores and More

As IPL 2017 fever is beginning to catch on, Opera Cricket feature has now been added to the Opera Mini browser on Android with the latest update. It helps users stay up-to-date with all the cricket-related action. Opera Cricket will provide users with live scores, commentary, video, notifications, and more. The latest update is already available on Google Play store. Post the update, Opera Mini users on Android will see a Get Started banner to activate the Opera Cricket feature and will enable users to track scores, stats, and watch…

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Google, Lookout Detail ‘Chrysaor’ Android Malware, Related to Pegasus iOS Malware

Google, Lookout Detail ‘Chrysaor’ Android Malware, Related to Pegasus iOS Malware

Researchers at Google and mobile security firm Lookout have now discovered that infamous iOS spyware Pegasus, which was described as sophisticated and discovered last year, has now turned up on Android in the form of ‘Chrysaor’. Notably, the advanced form of malware can potentially give remote control of the device to the exploiter and even deletes itself, remove all traces. Before you start getting uneasy, Google has clarified that the infected apps that carried the malware were never made available through Google Play store. Further, Google said that it tried…

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Truecaller Pay UPI-Based Payments Service Launched in Partnership With ICICI Bank

Truecaller Pay UPI-Based Payments Service Launched in Partnership With ICICI Bank

Caller ID application Truecaller on Tuesday announced a partnership with ICICI Bank, to allow people to send and receive payments through the app. Called Truecaller Pay, it leverages the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) to power payments from your ICICI Bank account. For now, the Truecaller Pay feature will only be available via Truecaller 8 for Android. At the press conference to announce the new features, Truecaller CEO and co-founder Alan Mamedi said that the company is now able to show the true potential of Truecaller. “We have been able to…

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Facebook to Pull Messaging Support From Older Versions of Its Apps

Facebook to Pull Messaging Support From Older Versions of Its Apps

Messaging support for older versions of the Facebook and Messenger apps will soon be pulled – specifically, by the end of March. This gives people using older versions of the apps very little time to update. Affected versions include v55 of the Facebook app and v10 of Messenger on Android. Further, it will also stop support for Facebook on Windows Phone. The social media giant said that its team spends countless hours making the platform best. “One of the ways we continue to improve is by consistently introducing rich features,…

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Apple Watch Gets New Bands; iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Get New Colour Cases

Apple Watch Gets New Bands; iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Get New Colour Cases

In addition to a red colour variant of the iPhone 7, Apple is also giving some cosmetic upgrades to the Apple Watch, with a series of new bands across all types, be it sport, woven nylon, or classic buckle, available in a variety of colours. Plus, the Nike+ watch bands are also coming to the standard Apple Watch, should you wish to cover your arm in hollow polka dots. Some of the new colour options will also be available as cases for your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Unfortunately,…

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WD My Cloud Devices Reportedly Vulnerable to Remote Attacks

WD My Cloud Devices Reportedly Vulnerable to Remote Attacks

If you are a proud owner of a WD My Cloud NAS device, it’s time to pay attention. The company’s My Cloud NAS devices have been found vulnerable to remote hacking via the Internet and can potentially allow hackers to get access to your account and even upload files without permission. As per Exploitee.rs, due to poorly implemented scripts on the WD My Cloud drives, hackers could bypass the login as its function makes use of cookies that could be provided by the hacker in order to gain access, as…

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