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Cybercriminals often misuse legitimate tools in their attacks: Report

Cybercriminals often misuse legitimate tools in their attacks: Report

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Cybercriminals widely use software developed for normal user activity, administrator tasks and system diagnostics to avoid getting caught quickly after carrying out their attacks, warns a new report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.Almost a third of cyber attacks that the Kasp...

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Electric vehicle policy for Delhi announced

Electric vehicle policy for Delhi announced

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) In a bid to boost the economy and reduce pollution level in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday rolled out Delhi's electric vehicle policy."We have notified the electric vehicle policy today. With this policy, we aim to generate employment to give a...

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Google discontinues Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones

Google discontinues Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones

San Francisco, Aug 7 (IANS) Google has officially discontinued the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones in the US and some other regions.The phones are no longer available for purchase in the Google Store in the US but are still available in partner stores for the time being, reports CNET."Google Stor...

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27 human genes renamed to stop Microsoft Excel from misreading

27 human genes renamed to stop Microsoft Excel from misreading

San Francisco, Aug 7 (IANS) Scientists have renamed some 27 human gene symbols over the past year or so to prevent Microsoft Excel from misreading them as dates, said a media report.Scientists assign to human genes an alphanumeric code, known as a symbol, to coordinate their research.For example, fo...

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OnePlus smartphones to get 'Always-on Display' feature

OnePlus smartphones to get 'Always-on Display' feature

Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the latest OxygenOS 11 update will bring the 'Always-On Display' feature to the smartphones.Lau also shared some ‘Always-On Display' designs via Weibo, basically confirming the feature is coming, reports GizmoChina. The social media post ...

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IIT-G, ICL develop nanoparticle to boost LED performance

IIT-G, ICL develop nanoparticle to boost LED performance

Guwahati, Aug 7 (IANS) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) and Imperial College London (ICL) in the UK, have developed a tailored 'meta-grid' of nanoparticles that could make light-emitting diodes (LEDs) brighter, energy-efficient and durable.Meta-grid or metamaterial ...

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Karnataka Class 10 board exam results to be out on Monday

Karnataka Class 10 board exam results to be out on Monday

Bengaluru, Aug 7 (IANS) The results of the Karnataka Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) board exams would be declared on Monday, over a month after they were held across the state amid the coronavirus pandemic, an official said on Friday."Primary Education Minister S. Suresh Kumar will decl...

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Global AI market revenues to reach $156 billion in 2020

Global AI market revenues to reach $156 billion in 2020

San Francisco, Aug 7 (IANS) Worldwide revenues for the Artificial Intelligence (AI) market, including software, hardware, and services, are expected to total $156.5 billion in 2020, a growth of 12.3 per cent over the previous year, according to a new forecast by International Data Corporation (IDC)....

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NEP shifts focus from 'What to Think' to 'How to Think': Modi

NEP shifts focus from 'What to Think' to 'How to Think': Modi

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the new National Education Policy (NEP) will change the focus from 'What to Think' to 'How to Think'.Outlining the major shift in the education policy, Modi said, "In our education system the focus has been on 'What to Think' while t...

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Scientists use Earth as proxy for detecting signs of life on exoplanets

Scientists use Earth as proxy for detecting signs of life on exoplanets

Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) As scientists search for signs of life on planets outside our solar system, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have detected Earth's own brand of sunscreen, ozone, in our atmosphere by taking advantage of a total lunar eclipse.This method simulates how astronome...

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