- GoDaddy acquires Neustar's Registry business(27 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Internet names and registrations management major GoDaddy on Tuesday announced it is acquiring Neustars Registry business for an undisclosed sum. The deal is expected to close in Q2 2020.
- Boeing to launch 2nd uncrewed test flight to space station(13:43)
Washington, April 7 (IANS) After a flawed initial flight last year, Boeing has decided to launch its commercial space capsule called Starliner to the International Space Station (ISS) for another uncrewed flight test for NASA.
- WhatsApp limits frequently forwarding messages to 1 chat at a time(12:30)
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) In a bid to curb the flow of misinformation in COVID-19 times, Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday announced to introduce a new limit on frequently forwarding messages where a WhatsApp user can forward such messages to one chat at a time.
- Zoom, USISPF to provide free video access for schools(12:27)
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) on Tuesday announced that it is partnering with video meeting app Zoom to provide free access to the video technologies for K-12 (primary and secondary) education institutions in India. The current lockdown globally due to the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in many schools transitioning to video conferencing.
- India hiring declines 18% in March, Delhi-NCR most affected(11:48)
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Overall hiring activity in India declined by 18 per cent in March, with travel and airlines, hospitality and retail industries witnessing a massive 56 per cent drop in offering jobs as compared to March last year, leading job portal Naukri.com said on Tuesday.
- Surgical masks good to be used for COVID-19 treatment(11:28)
Toronto, April 7 (IANS) Common medical masks are fine for all other COVID-19 treatments, say researchers, adding that the use of surgical masks did not increase viral respiratory infection or clinical respiratory illness.
- 4 in 10 Indian adults victim of identity theft, men more prone(11:00)
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Nearly four in 10 Indian adults (39 per cent) have experienced some sort of identity theft in their lifetime, with 10 per cent in 2019 alone, a new report said on Monday, adding that identity theft and cybercrime appear to be more common among men than women in the country.
- Hackers' forum hacked, database dumped on Dark Web(10:29)
San Francisco, April 7 (IANS) Cybercriminal have broken into a fellow rival hacers forum that trades in stolen Instagram, Twitter and other accounts, and dumped the database on the Dark Web for all to grab.
- Facebook asks for users' data to generate COVID-19 'heat maps'(09:40)
San Francisco, April 7 (IANS) Facebook is asking users in the US to participate in a voluntary survey from Carnegie Mellon University to help health researchers generate new insights on how to respond to the crisis, including "heat maps" of self-reported symptoms.
- BYJU'S witnesses 150% surge in new students(22:10)
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) As the nation goes through the lockdown, ed-tech major BYJU'S said that it has witnessed a 150 per cent increase in the number of new students learning on its app after announcing free access in March 2020.
- IIT Roorkee develops mobile app to tackle COVID-19(20:50)
Roorkee, April 6 (IANS) In a bid to help the government deal with COVID-19, researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) have developed a mobile application that can track movement of people with the disease and also can do geofencing around him or her.
- Pornhub sees up to 95% rise in traffic from India(19:37)
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) With more time in hand and premium content available for free, Indians seem to be getting not enough of Pornhub as the popular adult entertainment site has seen massive rise in traffic since the start of the 21-day lockdown period in the country.
- NY schools log out of Zoom, adopt Microsoft Teams(16:15)
New York, April 6 (IANS) In yet another setback for popular video meeting app Zoom, New York City has banned its use for remote learning purposes in schools until further review and update due to security concerns.
- E3 2020 to be held in June next year(15:31)
San Francisco, April 6 (IANS) The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has notified its partners that âreimagined E3 2021 will be held from June 15 to 17 next year.