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Kaspersky Lab Challenges Homeland Security Software Ban

Kaspersky Lab, a Moscow-based software vendor accused of keeping close ties to the Russian government, has asked a D.C. federal court judge to block a Department of Homeland Security directive prohibiting U.S. agencies from using its products. Attorneys for Kaspersky filed a motion for a preliminary injunction Wednesday that would ... Read More »

WhatsApp Begins Rolling Out App Aimed at Small Businesses

Many of WhatsApp’s more than 1 billion users already employ the mobile messaging application to communicate with small businesses, but entrepreneurs around the world will soon have a separate, dedicated app for chatting with their customers. Yesterday, Facebook-owned WhatsApp said it had begun rolling out WhatsApp Business for Android users ... Read More »

M&M’s arm aims to reduce losses in FY18: Report

Mahindra and Mahindra’s (M&M) subsidiary — Mahindra Two Wheelers (MTWL) — is reportedly aiming to reduce its losses in FY18 to sub Rs 1 billion levels from Rs 4.71 billion in FY17. Besides, the company is planning to launch new variants of its premium bike Mojo in the coming quarters. ... Read More »

Zinc in Space…

When NASA scientists needed a coating that could withstand the extreme temperatures of space travel, they turned to Zinc Oxide. Researchers were able to develop a Zinc-based coating capable of withstanding thermal cycling between 180˚C and -180˚C, and the bombardment of ultraviolet exposure equivalent to 19,000 sun hours. The Zinc-Oxide coating ... Read More »

“Fish-plate, Not Being Fishy !!”

Many of us would not know about “Fish-plate” in Railways. .. a little definition how this word has been derived… A fish-plate is a metal or wooden plate that is bolted to the sides at the ends of two rails. Derived from the French word ‘Fiche’ – which means a Peg, or ... Read More »

Citing National Security, Lawmakers Urge AT&T To Sever Ties with Huawei

National security concerns raised by Chinese tech firms including Huawei, one of the world’s largest cellphone makers, have caused congress members to quietly pressure AT&T towards cutting ties with that company and others, Reuters reported Tuesday. Lawmakers lobbied AT&T to walk away this month from a deal to sell Huawei ... Read More »

Four Malicious Chrome Extensions Removed from Chrome Web Store

Google has removed four malicious browser extensions with a combined total of 500,000 downloads from the Chrome Web Store. Security firm ICEBRG discovered the malicious extensions after it picked up an unusual spike in outgoing network traffic. The first extension identified was called HTTP Request Header. After further investigation, it ... Read More »

Google Cloud AutoML Lets Users Create Smart Image-Based Apps

Building on its vision to make AI “work for everyone,” Google today launched a new cloud-based service for building artificial intelligence systems without advanced programming expertise. Cloud AutoML is aimed at users that could benefit from AI-powered applications for business, research, conservation, and other needs. The first tool Google is ... Read More »

For Success, Marketers Need To Embrace Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) was a key feature in many of the new products unveiled at last week’s CES 2018 trade show in Las Vegas, powering everything from laundry-folding robots and smart mirrors to autonomous cars and image recognition apps for the visually impaired. But while AI and machine learning promise ... Read More »