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Finally, government open-sources Aarogya Setu: Here's what it means

27 May 2020

Finally, government open-sources Aarogya Setu: Here's what it means

In a major development, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has open-sourced Aarogya Setu, its contact-tracing app for COVID-19.

Facebook led to crashing of several popular apps on iOS

07 May 2020

Facebook led to crashing of several popular apps on iOS

A few hours ago, Spotify, Tinder, TikTok, Pinterest, and many other popular apps started crashing on iOS.

Watch: AI-created Elon Musk Zoom-bombs virtual meeting

22 Apr 2020

Watch: AI-created Elon Musk Zoom-bombs virtual meeting

You may already know about deepfakes, the AI-generated clips that show one person's face or voice in another person's video.

Alert: Don't send GIFs via WhatsApp, till you update it

05 Oct 2019

Alert: Don't send GIFs via WhatsApp, till you update it

A new vulnerability has been discovered in WhatsApp which allows hackers to gain access to your files and messages by leveraging malicious GIFs.

DeepNude, app that made women appear nude, still remains accessible

05 Jul 2019

DeepNude, app that made women appear nude, still remains accessible

In a shocking development, multiple outlets have reported that DeepNude, the app that made women appear nude, is still available on the internet.

Why Microsoft banned employees from using Slack, other software products

24 Jun 2019

Why Microsoft banned employees from using Slack, other software products

Microsoft appears to have banned certain software products for its employees.

Someone is hacking, deleting GitHub repositories for Bitcoins

05 May 2019

Someone is hacking, deleting GitHub repositories for Bitcoins

Reportedly, GitHub has been hit by hackers who are hijacking private code repositories and deleting them in order to blackmail their owners for ransom.

Microsoft's 'Clippy' Office assistant resurrected, then killed

23 Mar 2019

Microsoft's 'Clippy' Office assistant resurrected, then killed

Back in the day, when Microsoft Office wasn't really popular, it had an animated assistant called Clippy.

Facebook's face-detection AI can now identify galaxies; and, it's free

01 Nov 2018

Facebook's face-detection AI can now identify galaxies; and, it's free

An artificial intelligence (AI) program, that earlier used to recognize faces on Facebook, has been modified for a special purpose.

Windows Zero-day vulnerability capable of deleting files uncovered

25 Oct 2018

Windows Zero-day vulnerability capable of deleting files uncovered

A new zero-day vulnerability that can be exploited to delete Windows system files has been uncovered by a security researcher.

Beware WhatsApp users: This spyware can steal your WhatsApp data

28 Sep 2018

Beware WhatsApp users: This spyware can steal your WhatsApp data

A new Android-based spyware has been spotted on the internet, one that could compromise your smartphone's critical data including your WhatsApp messages, photos, and contacts.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

04 Jun 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

Here comes your daily roundup of business news.

Microsoft acquires GitHub: Is this the end of open-source software?

04 Jun 2018

Microsoft acquires GitHub: Is this the end of open-source software?

Microsoft has acquired world's largest open-source code repository website, GitHub for a whopping $7.5 billion in an all-stock deal.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

02 Jun 2018

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

Here comes your daily business news wrap, have a 'byte'.

If you can't #DeleteFacebook, you can at least #ConfuseFacebook

31 Mar 2018

If you can't #DeleteFacebook, you can at least #ConfuseFacebook

The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal highlighted how Cambridge Analytica obtained user data of 50 million people from Facebook without their permission to allegedly help Donald Trump get elected as the US President.

GitHub overcomes world's largest DDoS attack in under 10 minutes

03 Mar 2018

GitHub overcomes world's largest DDoS attack in under 10 minutes

The largest known DDoS attack in the world targeted software development platform GitHub this week, and the latter was impressively able to overcome it in under 10 minutes.

Flicks: A new unit of time invented by Facebook

24 Jan 2018

Flicks: A new unit of time invented by Facebook

Facebook has come up with a new way of measuring time. Just like hours, minutes and seconds, there's now a new unit of time called "Flicks" invented by Facebook's Virtual Reality team.

Uber paid hackers $100,000; concealed data stolen of 57mn users

22 Nov 2017

Uber paid hackers $100,000; concealed data stolen of 57mn users

Uber is facing another PR nightmare. It has emerged that the company concealed a massive data breach affecting 57mn users/riders for a whole year.

Reddit internet traffic brings down North Korea's internet

23 Sep 2016

Reddit internet traffic brings down North Korea's internet

North Korea's internet service came to a standstill when links to websites available in North Korea were posted online on Reddit.

Could Google have a brand new OS?

18 Aug 2016

Could Google have a brand new OS?

Google appears to be heading towards a fresh start by developing a brand new operating system.