July, 2018

  • 30 July

    YouTube Removes Videos From Alex Jones: Infowars Channel, Slaps It With a ‘Community Strike’

    YouTube has removed four videos by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, his website Infowars said on Wednesday, after the radio host used his YouTube channel to denounce Muslim immigrants to Europe and the creators of a transgender cartoon. “YouTube has removed four Infowars videos that were critical of liberalism,” Jones said …

  • 30 July

    Russian Hackers Claimed to Have Phished Hundreds of US Facilities to Steal Passwords: DHS

    Russian hackers who penetrated hundreds of US utilities, manufacturing plants and other facilities last year gained access by using the most conventional of phishing tools, tricking staffers into entering passwords, officials say. The Russians targeted mostly the energy sector but also nuclear, aviation and critical manufacturing, Jonathan Homer, head of Homeland …

  • 30 July

    Fortnite Playground Mode: Epic Games Explains What Went Wrong


    Fortnite’s Playground LTM or Playground mode as it’s called lets you practice, strategise, and learn the nuances of the game. And while that’s the intention, it’s now more popularly known for the wacky creations made by its players such as giant N64 consoles and Mario Kart race tracks. However it was …

  • 30 July

    Pepsi sues Facebook, Twitter, HC orders posts to be taken down that allege Kurkure contains plastic, Technology News, ETtech

    On Friday, July 20, Twitter user Nikhil Jois received a mail from Twitter notifying that his account information is being submitted to the court for legal process because of his tweet from June 2015 : “Also… did you try burning Kurkure? It has pla” from his handle @nikhiljoisr. Like Jois, …

  • 30 July

    Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2) review: A speedier premium Chrome 2-in-1

    Chromebooks — laptops running on Google’s browser-based Chrome OS — are generally designed for affordability, making the term “premium Chromebook” something of an oxymoron. In fact, market research firm NPD Group defines any Chromebook that’s $400 or more as premium, which is a starting price considered “budget” for Windows laptops …

  • 30 July

    BSNL Rs. 171 Recharge With 2GB Data per Day Launched to Take on Rs. 198 Jio Recharge

    In a bid to take on Jio and Airtel’s run in the Indian telecom market, state-owned operator BSNL has reportedly released a new prepaid pack that is available only in the Andhra Pradesh & Telangana circle. Priced at Rs. 171, the BSNL recharge is said to offer 2GB of 2G/ …

  • 30 July

    Saudi Arabia entices UK fintechs to its shores

    As Saudi Arabia sets course to be a tech leader, it has called on London’s fintech to set up in the country with the promise of government support, tailored to meet their needs. The Middle East country is currently, through its Vision 2030 programme, reinventing itself as a nation with …

  • 30 July

    Xiaomi Mi 8 SE 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage Variant Launched: Price, Specifications

    Xiaomi’s first smartphone with the new Snapdragon 710 SoC was launched alongside the Xiaomi Mi 8 and Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition in May this year. The Xiaomi Mi 8 SE arrived in two RAM/ storage options namely – 4GB RAM /64GB storage and a 6GB RAM/64GB storage option. However, …

  • 30 July

    Bengaluru Students’ App Wins Microsoft Imagine Cup’s Big Data Award

    An app to fight fake medicine has helped a team of Indian students from Bengaluru win a special award at the annual Microsoft Imagine Cup world championship held at the tech giant’s headquarters in Redmond, US. The awards announced on Wednesday saw Team DrugSafe from Bengaluru’s RV College of Engineering win …

  • 30 July

    VLC Version 3.1 Brings Chromecast Support, 360-Degree Viewing Mode on iOS

    VLC media player app has now received the latest version 3.1 on iOS, released by VideoLAN. The update comes months after version 3.0 was launched in February this year, and brings with it an array of new features. These include support for Google’s Chromecast streaming devices, improved audio playback quality, …