Computer crime an expensive business

Digital consultancy firm Accenture Research surveyed more than 1700 chief executives worldwide, finding most said a trustworthy digital economy was critical to the growth of their businesses. Accenture New Zealand managing director Justin Gray said cybercrime was rising and attacks were becoming more sophisticated. He said businesses across all industries needed to take note of the research. It… Read More »

Nayara Energy to invest $850 mn to expand into petrochemical business

Russian oil giant Rosneft-led Nayara Energy on Friday unveiled a USD 850 million expansion plan for its Vadinar refinery in Gujarat, marking its foray into the petrochemical business. Nayara Energy, erstwhile known as Essar Oil, operates a 20 million tonnes a year oil refinery at Vadinar. In the first phase, the company plans to set up a 450,000… Read More »

Chinese Man Who Sold Kidney To Buy iPhone, iPad Now Bedridden

Wang Shangkun had surgery and sold a kidney in the black market to buy Apple products (Representational) SAN FRANCISCO:  A man in China who sold his kidney as a teenager to buy an Apple iPad and iPhone in 2011 is now bedridden with organ failure, according to reports. Wang Shangkun was 17-years-old when he underwent surgery and sold… Read More »

iPhone 11 to get fastest data speeds ever on iPhone, triple camera setup, and more

The iPhone range is slated to get a triple camera setup – dual setup for wide-angle and depth imaging, and a third lens setup for Time of Flight imaging, also known as ToF. iPhone XI leak Image credit: Digit/ OnLeaks Recent iPhone 11 rumours have already suggested that Apple is planning to launch three iPhones this year which… Read More »

World’s 2nd-deadliest Ebola outbreak reaches 600 confirmed cases

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has reached 600 confirmed cases in five months, health officials said. Since the outbreak was declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Aug. 1, a total of 649 people have reported symptoms of hemorrhagic fever in the country’s northeastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri. Among those cases, 600 have tested… Read More »

Bihar bans fish business in Patna after formalin scare, vendors protest

The Bihar health department has banned sale, transport and storage of fish in the Patna municipal area for the next 15 days after a test revealed presence of harmful chemicals in samples (Representative Photo)(HT Photo) Bihar’s health department Monday banned, with immediate effect, the business, sale, transportation and storage of all kinds of fish, dead or alive, within… Read More »

In the world today, big governments are virtually useless

By Prof George W. Kanyeihamba A study in sizes and styles of world governments has tended to show that in governance small is beautiful and big is useless and wasteful. The governments of China , USA, Russia, and India may be the largest, representing as they do, the biggest populations and nations of the world. They may also… Read More »

PAI College is back with the annual Arts Festival ‘Kalotsav’

MCE Society’s PAI College of Visual Effects, Design & Art (VEDA) is a premier college of higher education in the field of animation and design, which provides university-approved courses in digital media and arts like graphics design, web design, classical animation & visual effects. The college seeks to make an Artistic India through Digital The college has grown… Read More »

3 ways to be smart on social media

A smarter use of social media can improve your sense of well-being. This past year, many people deleted their social media accounts following revelations about privacy violations on social media platforms and other concerns related to hate speech. As people adopt their resolutions for the year, it is likely that many more will reconsider their social media use. However, as a scholar of social… Read More »