October 26, 2016

Twitter, Netflix, PayPal Among Services Impacted by Massive Cyber-Attack

Friday saw a massive Internet outage in the US Major websites like Twitter, Netflix, PayPal, Spotify were down for hours A hacker group called New World Hackers claimed the attack responsibility Withering cyber-attacks on server farms of a key Internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States on ... Read More »

BITSAT Exam pattern 2017

India is one big nation, brimming with engineering aspirants who are striving to get into some of the best Engineering Institutes in India. There are various entrance exams like- BITSAT, JEE Mains etc, conducted by these Institutes, for admission, to the range of┬ácourses they offer. BITSAT is a computer based online test for admission to Integrated First Degree Programmes of ... Read More »

Twitter Charts Solo Path as Salesforce Rules Out Takeover

Salesforce said on Friday that it would not make a bid Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey may now have to chart an independent course Dorsey is likely to face intense scrutiny over his continued role as CEO Twitter Inc faces an uncertain future after Saleforce.com Inc , the last of the companies believed to be interested in buying the troubled social ... Read More »

Google Smartwatches With Android Wear 2.0 Expected in Q1 2017

The two smartwatches are codenamed Angelfish and Swordfish Angelfish to support LTE and GPS The smartwatches will run on the refreshed Android Wear 2.0 After the Pixel smartphones launch, Google is now expected to unveil its own-branded smartwatches running on the Android Wear operating system, as anticipated earlier. A fresh leak reiterates that Google is working on two smartwatches, and ... Read More »

Verizon Says Yahoo Email Breach ‘Material’, Could Affect Deal

Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday it has a “reasonable basis” to believe Yahoo Inc’s massive data breach of email accounts represents a material impact that could allow Verizon to withdraw from its $4.83 billion deal to buy the technology company. Verizon’s general counsel Craig Silliman told reporters at a roundtable in Washington the data breach could trigger a clause ... Read More »

Google Hangouts Will Become Optional to Bundle on Android Phones, Replaced by Duo

Google’s Hangouts to become optional app Video-calling Duo app to become mandatory preinstalled app on Android New changes take effect from December 1 2016 It appears that Google is finally taking a tough decision on the inclusion of Hangouts as a preloaded app for future Android smartphones. Starting December 1 2016, Google’s Android OEMs will not need bundle the Hangouts ... Read More »