Trump retracts from tax cuts in the wake of US recession fears


  As global markets are witnessing a slowdown and ongoing trade war between US and China, on the other hand, changes in US tax policy are expected to contain the damage, which may affect the US economic outlook in the future. After much speculation however on expected changes in the US tax policy front, PresidentContinue reading “Trump retracts from tax cuts in the wake of US recession fears”

£250 fertility drips not effective, says doctors and charities


A wellness company has been accused by fertility experts in UK of duping women with false hopes of being able to conceive a baby, using their £250 drip. The drips are being marketed with the image of a baby in the womb. Doctors have unequivocally rubbished the claims made by GetADrip.com , which is presentlyContinue reading “£250 fertility drips not effective, says doctors and charities”

Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India


Since the new e-commerce rules have come into force in India on Feb 1, the sales of Flipkart and Amazon fell by as much as 30 percent. The new regulations prohibit e-commerce companies from holding any stakes in companies that sell on their platform. Also for companies whose overall sale volumes cross the 25% markContinue reading “Sales down by 30 percent on Amazon and Flipkart since new e-commerce policy came into force in India”

Google’s new tool planning to follow your in-store purchases to drive higher Ad revenue


“The data which will be collected by Google can have colossal privacy implications”

Activists concerned for Chinese democracy and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo’s poor treatment in prison


The crushing treatment meted out to political dissenters by China time and again is known the world over. This time however, Nobel Prize winning democracy activist Liu Xiaobo is at the receiving end of it. The 61-year-old cancer-stricken Chinese activist has been campaigning for enhanced democracy and human rights for decades. In fact, the globalContinue reading “Activists concerned for Chinese democracy and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo’s poor treatment in prison”

ISRAEL: Germany will, for the first time, send fighter jets to Israel to participate in a military exercise.


ISRAEL: Germany will, for the first time, send fighter jets to Israel to participate in a military exercise. Via – The Spectator Index

Stark differences in EU and UK propsals on end-to-end encryption citing terrorism concerns


The UK government had to face a major setback with EU’s proposal recently in which it has called for implementation of end-to-end encryption and ban on encryption backdoors across all forms of digital communication, irrespective of their existing priviledges. The said proposal comes as a blow for the UK government, which is endeavouring to curbContinue reading “Stark differences in EU and UK propsals on end-to-end encryption citing terrorism concerns”

SECURING COMMUNICATION CHANNELS OF THE FUTURE THROUGH UNHACKABLE QUANTAM NETWORKS


Expanding the horizons of secure communication, Chinese scientists have successfully tested quantum entanglement over unparalleled distances using their experimental satellite launched last year. The satellite had distributed entangled pair of photons to three different terrestrial base stations on ground each separated by 1,200 kilometres. With the test, China has established itself as the front-runner inContinue reading “SECURING COMMUNICATION CHANNELS OF THE FUTURE THROUGH UNHACKABLE QUANTAM NETWORKS”

400% increase in Enterprise Spam after EU Referendum Campaign results announced


400% increase in Enterprise Spam – phishing, spam and malware threats have been noticed after EU Referendum Campaign (Brexit) results announced, acc. to Symantec Security Response. Independent sources in cyber security industry have also confirmed of such a trend, while some also comparing it with a typical attempt at social engineering through psychological manipulation. ReadContinue reading “400% increase in Enterprise Spam after EU Referendum Campaign results announced”

9 Unmissable Facts about the Indian Beer (Brewing) Industry


-The top 3 beer companies in India according to 2014 figures are United Breweries, SABMiller and Carlsberg (Tuborg strong being most popular in India). -The market share of United Breweries in the Indian beer industry stands at more than 50% (on 2014 sales figures). -Taxes collected by Indian States from Beer contribute as much asContinue reading “9 Unmissable Facts about the Indian Beer (Brewing) Industry”