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”

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”

What’s the basic law of software engineering talent?


“A great developer is well worth his/her weight in gold. The theory subscribed to here is that a great developer is 5x-10x better than an average software developer and that’s the basic law of software engineering talent,” says Ravi Gururaj, chairman of the Nasscom Product Council. Source: TOI

The notion of not going for an MBA degree after turning entrepreneur could be damaging


In an article published in the Bloomberg Businessweek, Scott Rostan has mulled over an idea that how not having an MBA degree has kept entrepreneurs of some of the startups like WhatsApp, Tumblr from guiding it towards its prime themselves, while also evaluating the decision of Snapchat’s entrepreneur Evan Spiegel of putting down the $3bnContinue reading “The notion of not going for an MBA degree after turning entrepreneur could be damaging”

Stay hungry; stay foolish – How relevant is the Steve Jobs Stanford speech for graduating students today?


Convocation’s are special for graduating students for more than one reason; as it’s the final day for students in the imaginative corridors of their learning temples away from the harsh reality of outside world. Summarizing this harshness and sharing insights on how best to address these challenges is the best way for an educational institutionContinue reading “Stay hungry; stay foolish – How relevant is the Steve Jobs Stanford speech for graduating students today?”

Samsung is soon going to launch wristwatch like Smartphone Galaxy Gear


Samsung Electronics is going to introduce a wristwatch-like mobile device named as the “Galaxy Gear” in the coming month. The device is said to be able to handle phone calls and e-mails and surf the internet, people close to the issue said. The Galaxy Gear is going to be based on the Google’s Android operatingContinue reading “Samsung is soon going to launch wristwatch like Smartphone Galaxy Gear”

Government backed Internet Censorship crackdowns rising globally from UK to Vietnam


In Vietnam, a new law has been passed under which it’s illegal if citizens post news or “general information” online. Some of you may be thinking that what’s new in this law, this too shall be one of those government crackdowns on Internet that could hardly be enforceable. However, to your surprise this time insteadContinue reading “Government backed Internet Censorship crackdowns rising globally from UK to Vietnam”

Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts


With an aim to make Facebook posts the part of more public conversations, the company on Wednesday introduced embeddable posts that will be used by blogs and news organizations to include status updates, videos and photos in stories done by them from now on. The posts can be embedded in the same way as embedsContinue reading “Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts”