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Facebook threatens Microsoft-owned LinkedIn with job posting feature

In a direct threat to Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, social networking giant Facebook is experimenting with a job opening tab on its business Pages.

US presidential polls: Twitter breaks election day tweets record US presidential polls: Twitter breaks election day tweets record

With 35 million tweets on the US election day, micro-blogging site Twitter on Wednesday broke its earlier record set in 2012 election day of more than 31 million tweets.

After cyber attacks, Internet of Things strives to make smart devices safer After cyber attacks, Internet of Things strives to make smart devices safer

Recent cyber attacks harnessing everyday devices such as cameras, video recorders, printers, routers and speakers are a wake-up call to the hidden dangers of the Internet of Things.

Skybox Security joins CyberX to help firms tackle cyber attacks

Global security analytics leader Skybox Security on Monday announced a partnership with software security startup CyberX to provide enhanced security to enterprises in the country.

India, UK to boost cooperation in tackling cyber terrorism: Theresa May

Visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said the UK and India faced the shared threat of terrorism and the two have agreed to strengthen cooperation in tackling use of the internet by extremists.

Premium to be hiked by insurers for cyber security covers Premium to be hiked by insurers for cyber security covers

Following the data theft that impacted 32 lakh debit cards recently, insurers see surge in demand for cyber insurance and have warned of a spike in cyber risk cover premiums.

Autonomous cars to drive chip sector consolidation: NXP

NXP Semiconductor, the world`s largest chip supplier to the automotive industry, expects efforts to make self-driving cars will lead to more consolidation in its sector, the company`s automotive head told Reuters.

Read why Steve Ballmer ''drifted apart'' from Bill Gates Read why Steve Ballmer ''drifted apart'' from Bill Gates

Differences over the smartphone and tablet business strained his relationship with Bill Gates, Microsoft`s former CEO Steve Ballmer recounted in an interview to Bloomberg this week.

Indians prefer mobile plan with unlimited video and TV streaming facility: Study

Demand for mobile plans with unlimited video and TV streaming facility is very high in India, shows a study conducted by telecom gearmaker Ericsson across 24 countries.

Android captures record 87.5% of global smartphone market in Q3: Survey Android captures record 87.5% of global smartphone market in Q3: Survey

Google`s Android operating system captured a record-high 87.5 percent of the global smartphone market in the third quarter, a research firm said.

Microsoft unveils new chat-based workspace 'Microsoft Teams' Microsoft unveils new chat-based workspace 'Microsoft Teams'

US tech giant Microsoft has unveiled a new chat-based workspace "Microsoft Teams" that brings together people, conversations, content and the tools that teams need to collaborate.

Adobe showcases its next-generation Creative Cloud innovations

At a time when design-led thinking in businesses is having a positive effect on creative professionals, keeping pace with content demands across new and traditional platforms, Adobe showcased its next-generation Creative Cloud innovations at the ongoing annual creativity conference here.

India set to drive Cisco's transition to Cloud, security business India set to drive Cisco's transition to Cloud, security business

As the $49 billion global networking giant Cisco realigns its focus towards software, it is the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region -- particularly India -- that will help it set up advanced data centres and deploy Cloud-based security solutions for governments and enterprises, top company executives told IANS here.

Speed up customer service with Twitter's new features

Micro-blogging website Twitter has rolled out quick replies and welcome messages in Direct Messages to speed up customer service and to enhance conversational experiences between businesses and people online.

Cisco unveils Next-Gen secured storage server, Cloud Suite Cisco unveils Next-Gen secured storage server, Cloud Suite

In a bid to help enterprises accelerate smooth transition to active data and optimise hybrid cloud software adoption, Cisco has introduced UCS S-Series -- a new storage-optimised server with state-of-the-art data protection solutions.

Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw: Microsoft Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw: Microsoft

Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that a hacking group previously linked to the Russian government is behind recent cyber attacks that exploit a newly discovered flaw in its Windows operating system.

Experts concerned by SpaceX plan to fuel rockets with people aboard

SpaceX needs NASA approval of its launch system before it can put astronauts into space.

Global tablet market slump continues in Q3 Global tablet market slump continues in Q3

Global tablet market continued its slump as vendors shipped 43 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a year-on-year decline of 14.7 percent, research firm IDC said.

Telecom Ministry to set up feedback platform to assess call drops Telecom Ministry to set up feedback platform to assess call drops

The government will set up a platform for consumers to provide direct feedback on call drops in the next one month, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said on Tuesday.

Soon you can watch 3D videos on smartphones without special eyewear! Soon you can watch 3D videos on smartphones without special eyewear!

You could soon watch 3D videos on your smartphone without any special eyewear, thanks to scientists who have developed a way to make displays for small screen devices that offer both 2D and 3D imaging.

Data fraud: Irdai takes guard, readies cyber security shield Data fraud: Irdai takes guard, readies cyber security shield

In the wake of the recent data breach involving the banking system, insurance regulator Irdai is in the process of setting up a cyber security framework to thwart any such incident in future.

Google discloses details of a critical Windows bug Google discloses details of a critical Windows bug

The internet giant said it reported the bug to Microsoft 10 days ago but the company has done nothing to address the issue publicly.

Are you doing these 7 things online? If so, stop them immediately Are you doing these 7 things online? If so, stop them immediately

Here are seven things, many of which are common behaviors or easy traps people walk into every day, to stop doing immediately.

Learn Morse code in four hours; Google Glass can make it much easier Learn Morse code in four hours; Google Glass can make it much easier

Google Glass can make learning Morse code much easier as researchers have developed a system that teaches the code within four hours using a series of vibrations felt near the ear.

75% of internet use in 2017 will be mobile: report 75% of internet use in 2017 will be mobile: report

Seventy-five percent of internet use will be mobile in 2017, up slightly from this year, as a growing number of consumers around the world access the web on smartphones and tablets, media buying agency Zenith forecast this week.

EU privacy watchdogs warn WhatsApp over information sharing with Facebook, Yahoo EU privacy watchdogs warn WhatsApp over information sharing with Facebook, Yahoo

European privacy watchdogs said on Friday they had sent letters to WhatsApp over its sharing of information with parent company Facebook and Yahoo over a 2014 data breach and its scanning of customer emails for US intelligence purposes.

Facebook's teenager-only app now available for Android Facebook's teenager-only app now available for Android

Aimed at the high-school goers, the app is a sort of video diary where you answer biographical questions about yourself and share a visual profile of who you are with your school network.

Google reveals top 10 'India YouTube Ads' ranking Google reveals top 10 'India YouTube Ads' ranking

Google on Thursday revealed the India YouTube Ads leaderboard, a coveted listing of the ads that India chose to watch during July, August and September of this year. The YouTube Ads leaderboard showcases the most creative ads that people choose to watch.

Twitter cuts 9% of staff, works on new growth strategy Twitter cuts 9% of staff, works on new growth strategy

Twitter Inc reported a sharp slowdown in quarterly revenue growth on Thursday and said it would cut 9 percent of its global workforce.

Reliance Jio Offer: Airtel urges TRAI to look into matter, says nothing can be free forever Reliance Jio Offer: Airtel urges TRAI to look into matter, says nothing can be free forever

India's leading telecom services provider Bharti Airtel on Wednesday took exception to free voice calls offered by Reliance Jio and said nothing could be free forever.