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409 GB of 72.30 lakh Indians leaked, NPCI says BHIM app is safe

409 GB of 72.30 lakh Indians leaked, NPCI says BHIM app is safe

Mumbai: The National Payments Corporation of India, India's payment processor on Monday evening quashed reports claiming a data breach.  A report released by VpnMentor on Sunday reported of a data breach on a website floated to onboard merchants on to NPCI's BHIM app. The breach may have left d...

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What do food delivery, cooking, cycling, homeschool and bored have in common?

What do food delivery, cooking, cycling, homeschool and bored have in common?

What do food, cooking, cycling, homeschool and bored have in common? Those are the four keywords most searched on Google in a pandemic struck world. According to Google's internal data, these keywords have recorded phenomenal growth."Food delivery services" for example has witnessed more than 300 pe...

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Musk's newborn has a code for a name, here's what it means

Musk's newborn has a code for a name, here's what it means

San Francisco: Multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk has posted the first picture of his newly-born son in response to demand coming from his fans, naming the baby 'X AE A-12 Musk'.Musk and his girlfriend Canadian singer Claire Boucher aka Grimes welcomed their first child together on Monday.In res...

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Is Aarogya Setu punctured? Information Minister assures it is not leaking

Is Aarogya Setu punctured? Information Minister assures it is not leaking

New Delhi: India's much touted Aarogya Setu app could be punctured and leaking data of at least 90 million Indians. A self-proclaimed cybersecurity expert revealed the risks from using the app. Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad, has claimed that the ap...

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COVID-19 to bring India software market growth down to 4.1%

COVID-19 to bring India software market growth down to 4.1%

New Delhi: Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, growth in india's domestic software is expected to drop to 4.1 per cent in 2020, as compared to 2019 growth rate of 16.7 per cent, according to an International Data Corporation (IDC) forecast on Thursday.The decline in growth rate is likely bec...

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Remembering business continuity in the times of coronavirus

Remembering business continuity in the times of coronavirus

Want to know how relevant business continuity is in these days of the pandemic virus? The head of Safety & Business of a New York based firm quipped - 'what looked like extravaganza (read BCP) on 8/11 became an imperative element of strategy on 10/11'.  The Covid-19 crisis and its associate...

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Massive data breach at Gates Foundation, WHO and Chinese virology lab hacked?

Massive data breach at Gates Foundation, WHO and Chinese virology lab hacked?

If reports are to be believed, the Gates Foundation, World Health Organization and a virology lab based in China may have observed a massive data-breach.  A Washington Post story was the first to quote SITE Intelligence Group, a private terrorism watchdog, as estimating the leak to 25,000 email...

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Nasscom, IT Ministry to help you upgrade AI skills for free

Nasscom, IT Ministry to help you upgrade AI skills for free

New Delhi: As you work from home due to COVID-19 lockdown, here comes an opportunity to upgrade your emerging tech skills including Artificial Intelligence (AI), thanks to a new initiative that was launched by IT industrys apex body Nasscom and Union IT Ministry on Tuesday.As a result, the Foundatio...

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U.B. Pravin Rao appointed Nasscom Chairman

U.B. Pravin Rao appointed Nasscom Chairman

New Delhi: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) on Monday appointed Infosys Chief Operating Officer (COO) U.B. Pravin Rao the Chairman for 2020-21.Rao, Nasscom Vice-Chairman, will succeed Keshav Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS Global Services. Murugesh served as the Chairma...

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Google employee in Bengaluru tests positive for COVID-19

Google employee in Bengaluru tests positive for COVID-19

Bengaluru:  A Google employee at its Bengaluru office has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus and the company has told all its employees to work from home.After Dell India and Mindtree, this is the third case where an employee of a tech giant has been diagnosed with coronavirus in th...

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