Once upon a time Canadian tech company BlackBerry was considered this major player in the smartphone industry. After after Apple launched the iPhone and changed the dynamics of how people use their smartphones. Yet a combination of factors led to its decline and BlackBerry couldn’t manage to handle the demands of the industry and quickly went into a free fall.
Month: February 2019
The fast-growing, Chinese video sharing Network TikTok agreed to pay a $5.7 million fine to US authorities to settle charges that it illegally collected personal information from children, officials said Wednesday on a report.
The report published Tuesday online called “Social Media Platforms and the Cybercrime Economy”, draws readers’ attention to the fact that the availability of these platforms gives these scamsters the opportunities to “amplify, persuade and spread malware more quickly than email or other attack vectors.”
It is estimated that by 2020, not so far from now, 20.4 billion smart home devices will be installed. Nearly doubling the number installed this year alone, there are IoT devices heated towards the whole family, from mom, dad, kids, and even pets. With this growing popularity though, security concerns grow as well — ignoring the safety and integrity of these devices enables risk.
In the early hours of Yesterday’s Morning The Indian Air Force were executed 12 days after Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group, for the cruel Pulwama attack in Kashmir, on a CRPF convoy, carried out air strikes on Jaish-E-Mohammad terror camps across the Line Control, within the Pakistani occupied Kashmir (PoK) using 12 Mirage 2000 fighter jets. During this operation, Netra AEW & C and Heron drones kept an eye on possible retaliation by the Pakistan Air Force jets, report said.
Last Saturday Capital and commodity market regulator SEBI has declared first action against Motilal Oswal Commodities Broker and India Infoline Commodities as not ‘fit and proper’ to neither trade nor facilitate trade in commodity derivatives and soon another similar declaration have propagated by SEBI for Geofin Comtrade (formerly Geojit Comtrade) and Anand Rathi Commodities (ARCL) to neither trade nor facilitate trade in commodity derivatives for their suspected involvement in the ₹5,600-crore National Spot Exchange scam.
In a recent incidence in the University of madras the database faced a serious threat in the form of Ransomware (a malicious software) attack, following which the data was encrypted and the attacker demanded a ransom of Rs 18 lakh to restore access to the data.
Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions and specialized in providing an end-to-end wireless fabric of reliable, scalable, secure, cloud-managed platforms that perform under demanding conditions, Cambium Networks empowers service providers and enterprise, industrial and government network operators to build intelligent edge connectivity, today announced that they are working with Facebook to build high-speed connectivity solutions using Terragraph. Terragraph connectivity technology will be embedded in Cambium Networks’ upcoming cnWave™ 60 GHz multi-mode wireless system.
Google is going to introduce with its latest version of Google Play Services the Android 7.0 and above users will not have to use password for any apps or websites. The company announced that it will use fingerprint or PIN to log in various services by using FIDO2 a standard developed by FIDO.
The global smartphone industry showed trends of improvement in 2018. According to a report from GFK, global smartphone sales increased 5% amounting to $522 billion in 2018. However, it’s the contribution of the APAC region which is no less than a surprise. A whopping $254 billion worth of the smartphones sold in the Asia Pacific region alone!