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Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times

Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro. Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 different photography and gaming apps that were filled with adware on the Google Play store. These fraudulent apps have been downloaded more than eight million times to user’s smartphones and… Read More »

Realme 5 Pro, Realme 5 Specifications Revealed Ahead of August 20 Launch; Realme India CEO Suggests Price

Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro key specifications have been revealed officially just days ahead of their formal launch. Flipkart has released the microsites of both Realme 5-series phones that detail their hardware as well as design. The Realme 5 and Realme 5 Pro both are confirmed to sport quad rear cameras. The microsite dedicated to the Realme… Read More »

The Story of the Apollo Guidance Computer, Part 2

In the late 1950’s, before NASA had any intentions of going to the Moon – or needing a computer to get there — the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory had designed and built a small prototype probe they hoped would one day fly to Mars (read the background in part 1 of this story here).  This little probe used a small,… Read More »

Weakness in key business segments casts a shadow of gloom on Bharat Forge’s earnings

Shares of components maker Bharat Forge Ltd have had no respite from their downhill run. The stock is down 27% from₹602 on 1 October, paling in comparison to the Nifty Midcap index, which has risen marginally since then. The stock’s descent began with news of slowdown in its key business segment, US Class 8 trucks. Latest data from Bloomberg shows that the… Read More »

Huawei is just the latest in a long line of setbacks for Google’s Android

It has been a tumultuous week for Huawei, to put it mildly. Last Thursday, the U.S. added the Chinese tech titan to a trade blacklist as part of a growing effort to “secure the information and communications technology and services supply chain,” as President Trump’s Executive Order put it. While this naturally prevents any U.S. hardware company from selling components —… Read More »

Ecuador Defends Handover of Julain Assange Documents, Computer Hardware to US

Quito: Ecuador confirmed Tuesday it would hand over to the United States documents and computer hardware belonging to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, insisting it was complying fully with the law. The prosecutor’s office in Quito would determine “what goods should or should not be shared,” said Foreign Minister Jose Valencia, who confirmed the handover in an interview with Ecuador’s… Read More »

Dark side of NCR ova donation business boom

Ajay Kiran Hooda’s world came crashing down when she lost her only son aged 25 in a car accident two years ago. At 55, the physical education teacher from an upscale Gurugram neighbourhood had no expectations to live the joys of being a mother again. She was past her natural age of conception. Then doctors suggested In-Vitro Fertilisation… Read More »

Happi Mobiles eyes a turnover of ₹500 crore

All the stores will come up in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Happi Mobiles, a mobile phone retail company, is planning to expand the chain to 150-200 stores by the year-end from its present strength of 50. It is also looking to hire 900 more employees, to take its headcount to 1,500. The number of employees representing various mobile… Read More »

Tatas complete take over of Usha Martin’s steel business

Tata SpongeNSE 2.68 % has said it has completed the acquisition of Usha MartinNSE 2.84 %’s steel business undertaking including captive power plants, on Tuesday, April 09, 2019. The deal was completed “pursuant to a cash consideration of Rs 4094 crore payable to UML after adjustment for negative working capital and debt like items,” Tata Sponge said in an official… Read More »

‘Customer-centricity is real measure of business’

At a CII event 150 HR professionals discussed analytics in industry When organisations create processes for their business operations, they tend to measure it on the efficiency they achieve internally, and miss out on customer needs, felt R Varadarajan, Chairman, CII, Coimbatore. Delivering the special address, at the 12th edition of HR Conclave under the theme “ERA 4.0:… Read More »