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Symantec Said to Be Considering Sale of Its Web Certificates Business

Cyber-security firm Symantec is considering selling its website certification business, in a deal that could fetch more than $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,457 crores) and extricate it from a feud with Alphabet Inc’s Google, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Google said in March that it was investigating Symantec’s failure to properly validate its certificates, which confirm that websites can be trusted. Symantec ... Read More »

Intel Rolls Out New Chips in Battle for Data Centre Business

Intel on Tuesday announced a new line of microprocessors for data centres, setting up a battle with Advanced Micro Devices and others for the lucrative business of supplying the chips that power cloud computing. The new Xeon Scalable Processor chips provide far greater support for next-generation computing applications such as artificial intelligence and driverless cars, said Naveen Rao, vice president of Intel’s artificial intelligence products ... Read More »

Net neutrality protests to blanket internet

Major technology companies and tech advocacy organizations are banding together in a last-ditch effort to save the Federal Communication Commission’s net neutrality rules. On Wednesday, companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon, along with lawmakers and other tech groups, will stage a net neutrality “Day of Action” aimed at stopping FCC Chairman Ajit Pai from scrapping the net neutrality rules approved ... Read More »

Google Testing a ‘Panic Button’ on Android to Help Quickly Exit a Malicious App

ious app The feature is currently disabled If there ever was a time for Google to come out with a panic button for Android, then this is it. Coming fresh off the heels of two Android malware-related reports this past week – CopyCat and SpyDealer – it is now being reported that the Internet search giant has secretly added a malware ‘panic button’ ... Read More »

Google Allo Web Client Release Delayed, Expected in ‘Few More Weeks’

HIGHLIGHTS Sneak preview of the Web client was released in February Web client will come with same features as mobile app Google announced that it was working a Web client in February If you are a fan of Google Allo messaging app, you might not be thrilled to hear the latest news regarding the platform. The search giant has now announced that ... Read More »

‘Godfather’ of Russian Internet Nossik Dies of Heart Attack

Anton Nossik, a Russian Internet entrepreneur who is often referred to as the godfather of the Russian Internet, died on Saturday night. Nossik, 51, suffered a heart attack during the night of July 9, the Ekho Moskvy radio station reported. Several of Nossik’s acquaintances confirmed the reports on social media on Sunday. News of his death was met with shock. “It’s impossible to believe,” ... Read More »

Airtel Internet TV Review

HIGHLIGHTS Airtel Internet TV is built on top of the Android TV platform Netflix app and Chromecast support are built-in It is 4K ready and comes with Dolby Atmos support Airtel launched a new set-top box for its Digital TV DTH service back in April this year. The Airtel Internet TV is powered by Android TV and comes with Netflix and YouTube ... Read More »

How To Build Your Own Blogging Empire

Though it may seem too good to be true, there are plenty of people in the world today currently making good money through blogging. Starting a blog and generating a following can lead to a legitimate income source, even for those who have no previous experience with digital technology, marketing, or writing. There are plenty of people out there who’ve ... Read More »

Google’s Daunting Challenge With Alphabet Is How to Organise Itself

HIGHLIGHTS Alphabet’s early days have seen more pruning than expansion A series of executives have departed since the reorganisation Creation of the Other Bets has changed what it means to work for Google Google’s self-professed mission is to organise the world’s information. But a company known for engineering excellence is still trying to solve the very human problem of how ... Read More »

Apple, Cisco Push for Cyber-Security Insurance Discounts, Unveil ‘Security Connector’ App

HIGHLIGHTS The two companies are collaborating with insurance industry heavyweights Cisco will create systems that allow for continuous security monitoring Cisco Security Connector app is meant to protect against phishing attacks Apple is working with Cisco Systems to help businesses that primarily use gear from both companies to get a discount on cyber-security insurance premiums, Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim ... Read More »