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Adult site tracking is real and Google’s incognito is not helping: Study

California: A new study has revealed that surfing adult websites even with the incognito mode is not safe from prying eyes of third-parties. The tracking software made by tech companies such as Google, Facebook, and Oracle is also deployed on…

Chandrayaan-2 launch rescheduled for July 22: ISRO

Bengaluru: India’s second mission to the Moon Chandrayaan-2, which was called off due to a technical snag, has been rescheduled for launch on July 22, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Thursday. On July 15, the launch was aborted…

Elon Musk’s Neuralink set to begin drilling human skulls for brain rewiring next year

San Francisco: Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s vision of artificially wiring human brains for enhanced input-output with computers is reportedly set to take real shape in the second quarter of next year. Neuralink, acquired by Musk, describes the technique where a…

Google officially closes controversial Dragonfly project

California: Google’s controversial Dragonfly project, aimed at launching a search engine customised for China, has been officially shut down. Google’s VP of Public Policy Karan Bhatia told the US Senate that the much-criticised project has been terminated. However, Bhatia highlighted…

Apple, Google reveal all-new emoji for 2019

California: If the existing set of emoji were not enough to communicate through texts, tech giants Apple and Google have given a peek into the all-new set of emoji on today’s occasion of World Emoji Day. Google announced 65 new…

Microsoft rolls out Internet Explorer mode for Edge

Washington: Microsoft is rolling out the Internet Explorer mode for its Chromium-based Edge browser to be evaluated by the enterprise users. In the official release, Microsoft explains that the Internet Explorer mode integrates IE11 natively into Microsoft Edge, allowing users…

‘Digital Village Pilot project’ covering 700 gram Panchayats

New Delhi: The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is implementing a ‘Digital Village Pilot project’ covering 700 gram Panchayats or villages with at least one gram Panchayat or village per district per state/union territory, Electronics and IT Minister Ravi…

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 855 Plus for 5G, gaming, AI, and more

California: Qualcomm unveiled today its latest Snapdragon 855 Plus mobile platform that is designed to deliver enhanced 5G, gaming, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality experiences. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus is integrated with multi-gigabit Snapdragon X24 LTE 4G modem, supports…

Your WhatsApp, Telegram files aren’t safe once you receive them on phone: Symantec

California: If you thought your files from encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram were safe, you’re wrong. Researchers at Symantec have revealed that files saved through these apps are still vulnerable to attacks. Apps like these either use…

Microsoft is killing classic internet games old Windows users loved

California: Old Windows users have no choice but to upgrade to the latest version as Microsoft is taking away their favourite internet games for good. The software giant has announced that it is killing its popular internet games on older…

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