Amazon to Take on SpaceX With Over $10 Billion Investment in Satellite Broadband Plan

Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2020 13:50:45 +0530 - internet

Amazon plans to invest more than $10 billion to build a network of 3,236 satellites that will provide high-speed broadband services to people around the world who lack such access.

Raksha Bandhan Gift Ideas That Won’t Burn A Hole in Your Pocket

Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2020 13:16:05 +0530 - internet

Raksha Bandhan, which falls on Monday, August 3, is an occasion to let your sibling know that you love them. We’ve put together some recommendations of useful gifts that you can gift to your sister or brother, without burning a hole in your pocket.

Google Parent Alphabet Sees Ad Rebound Offset Its First-Ever Sales Drop

Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:58:41 +0530 - internet

Google's ad sales have recovered since plummeting in March during the coronavirus pandemic, parent Alphabet said on Thursday, easing concerns about its first quarterly sales slide in its 16 years as a public company.

Amazon Posts Biggest Profit Ever at Height of Pandemic

Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:08:36 +0530 - internet

Amazon posted the biggest profit in its 26-year history as online sales and its lucrative business supporting third-party merchants surged during the coronavirus pandemic.

NPCI Was Affected by Over 40 Security Vulnerabilities in 2019, Government Document Reveals

Posted on Thu, 30 Jul 2020 15:30:10 +0530 - internet

A government audit of India's flagship payments processor last year found more than 40 security vulnerabilities including several it called "critical" and "high" risk, according to an internal government document seen by Reuters.

PayPal Says Profit Jump Flags Shift From Cash Payments in Stores

Posted on Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:21:37 +0530 - internet

PayPal said that a surge in e-commerce transactions and new accounts that drove quarterly profits 86 percent higher is continuing and it would support additional investments in mobile-payment tools.

Vatican Networks Infiltrated by Chinese Hackers, Says US Cyber-Security Firm

Posted on Wed, 29 Jul 2020 13:26:30 +0530 - internet

Hackers linked to the Chinese government have infiltrated Vatican computer networks, including the Roman Catholic Church's Hong Kong-based representative, said a US firm that tracks state-backed cyber-attacks.

Big Tech Antitrust Hearing: CEOs to Defend

Posted on Wed, 29 Jul 2020 10:29:10 +0530 - internet

Chief executives of four tech giants — Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google — are set to defend their companies, painting them as US success stories in a fiercely competitive world during a major antitrust hearing.

Ableism, Clear Face Mask Emerged as the Top Searches on Google

Posted on Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:05:21 +0530 - internet

Searches for “ableism” and “ableist language” are at an all-time high, Google said while revealing the latest search trends. The search giant also saw a rise in queries around “black mental health” globally in June.

Google Extends Work From Home Through June 2021

Posted on Tue, 28 Jul 2020 09:57:48 +0530 - internet

Google has decided that most of its 200,000 employees and contractors should work from home through next June, to ensure safe health for everyone amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Launches Job Portal for Recruiters, Applicants

Posted on Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:53:45 +0530 - internet

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched a job portal to serve as a “Rozgar Bazaar” for recruiters and job aspirants. He also appealed to traders, industrialists and citizens to join hands to revive Delhi’s economy amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

SAP Plans to Spin Out Qualtrics, Take It Public

Posted on Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:30:48 +0530 - internet

SAP plans to spin out Qualtrics, its $8billion (roughly Rs. 59.8 lakh crores) acquisition from 2018, for an IPO. The German software giant says Qualtrics has already been operating with greater autonomy than most of its acquisitions but going public will help it expand its customer base.