Mysterious 'Hajime' malware infecting IoT network globally (18:14)
Moscow, April 27 (IANS) A new mysterious malware that builds a vast peer-to-peer botnet to infect the Internet of Things (IoT) worldwide has been identified with almost 300,000 devices under its control, ready to perform a large-scale DDoS attack.
MuveAcoustics's new over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone in India (17:30)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) MuveAcoustics, a brand by Hong Kong-based consumer electronics company Zeeva, on Thursday launched a new over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone -- Evoke MA-1999FB -- in India.
Early humans reached North America 130,000 years ago: Study (17:20)
New York, April 27 (IANS) Early humans probably reached North America 130,000 years ago -- 115,000 years earlier than previously thought, claims a study.
Huawei, Intel sign MoU to accelerate HPC innovation (16:42)
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Communications technology solutions provider Huawei and Intel on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate in high-performance computing (HPC) to provide competitive and innovative HPC products.
Cassini's first dive between Saturn and its rings successful: NASA (16:16)
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Cassini's first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and its rings on April 26 was successful and the spacecraft is now in the process of beaming back science and engineering data collected during its passage, NASA said on Thursday.
'Iceball' planet about the same mass as Earth discovered (15:22)
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Scientists have discovered an "extremely cold" new planet about the same mass as Earth, and the same distance from its host star as our planet is from our Sun.
Paytm launches Digital Gold with MMTC-PAMP (15:06)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Mobile payment and commerce platform Paytm on Thursday announced that it has collaborated with MMTC-PAMP to launch Digital Gold, which will enable its customers to buy gold online and store it in MMTC-PAMPs secure vaults free of charge.
'Honor 8 Lite' may hit Indian market on May 10 (14:58)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Chinese smartphone-maker Huawei, under its Honor brand, is rumoured to launch "Honor 8 Lite" for the Indian consumers on May 10 which may also be available at retail stores.
Banks need more practical testing to stop cyber attacks: Report (14:38)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Though most of the bank executives are confident of their cybersecurity strategy and preparedness, lack of practical testing makes the defence vulnerable, a new report said on Thursday.
Most Indian firms want improved employee experience: Study (14:28)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Almost 43 per cent of business and IT leaders in India -- higher than the average 38 per cent for Asia-Pacific and Japan -- see employee experience as a critical aspect of achieving their business objectives, a new study said on Thursday.
Aussie scientists crack barley's genetic code benefitting healthier beer (14:24)
Canberra, April 27 (IANS) In a development which could lead to the creation of healthier beers and drought-resistant crops, a team of Australian researchers has cracked the genetic code of the grain barley.
Instagram adds 100 mn users in four months to hit 700 mn (14:04)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo and video sharing app Instagram now has more than 700 million users, with the last 100 million joining the platform in just four months.
Vivo V5s with 20MP front camera launched in India (14:00)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Taking its selfie revolution a notch higher, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Thursday launched V5s smartphone in India that comes with a 20MP front and 13MP rear camera.
Samsung launches Smart Healthcare Citizenship Initiative (13:48)
Aizawl, April 27 (IANS) Samsung India on Thursday introduced the 'Smart Healthcare Citizenship Initiative' that provides affordable and quality healthcare to patients from the economically and socially weaker sections at Civil Hospital here.
Now Northeast set to boost India's global IT business (12:56)
By Sujit Chakraborty
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) The northeastern region, long considered backward in growth and business terms, is poised to add heft to India's dominant position in global software exports and the IT industry, a top official said
Ban on WhatsApp data transfer to Facebook to stay: German court (11:54)
Berlin, April 27 (IANS) In a setback to the social networking giant, a German court has upheld its decision asking it to obtain the permission of WhatsApp users in the country before processing their personal data to Facebook.
Now make bus, train reservations on Google Trips (11:54)
New York, April 27 (IANS) Google Trips, an app for iOS and Android that makes it easier to plan and organise trips, now allows users to make bus and train reservations.
Hitachi India appoints its first Indian MD (11:54)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Hitachi India on Thursday appointed Bharat Kaushal as its Managing Director, the first Indian to spearhead the company's operations in the country.
Serious malaria cases cured by plant therapy in Africa (11:54)
By K.S. Jayaraman
Bengaluru, April 27 (IANS) In a stunningly successful trial, scientists report they cured 18 critically-ill patients suffering from drug-resistant malaria with tablets made from dried leaves of the Chinese plant Artemisia annua (also known as sweet wormwood).
Apple services revenue expected to reach $7 bn this quarter (11:38)
San Francisco, April 27 (IANS) Focusing on software and services in addition to its flagship hardware, Apple services revenue in the second quarter is expected to reach $7 billion.
Researchers develop system that can 3-D print entire building (11:38)
New York, April 27 (IANS) Expanding the list of material that can be produced by 3-D printing, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a system to print the basic structure of an entire building.
Reach out on social, new media: Yogi tells officials (11:28)
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has called for wider and more active use of social and new media for publicising work being done by the central and the state government, an official said on Thursday.
Infosys launches AI platform Nia for businesses (11:26)
San Francisco, April 27 (IANS) Building on the success of the its first-generation AI platform, Infosys Mana and its Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution, AssistEdge, Infosys on Thursday launched 'Infosys Nia', the next-generation Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform for businesses.
British government furious as Twitter blocks access to data (11:06)
London, April 27 (IANS) Twitter's decision to block the British police and intelligence agencies from accessing data to identify terrorist plots has evoked criticism from the government.
US Air Force test fires long-range missile (10:56)
Washington, April 27 (IANS) The US Air Force has test-fired an unarmed long-range missile capable of carrying a nuclear weapon, according to the Air Force Global Strike Command.