Author: VARINDIA IT Magazine

Zebronics launches “Passion” portable Bluetooth Speaker at Rs.899/-

Zebronics launches “Passion” portable Bluetooth SpeakerZebronics has announced the addition of another product to its category of portable BT speakers, Passion –lightweight and fabric finished, loaded with handy features for an alluring musical experience.

According to the company, the speaker comes with a built-in FM Radio function and provides 2 hours of playtime with built-in battery. Users can also connect their micro SD card to the speaker and can even play their much-listened playlist from their smartphone directly, just by connecting the AUX cable in the designated input.

It is a Truly Handy with a strap and easy to control operations with Play/pause, call function and Mode change buttons.

Zebronics CEO Pradeep Doshi further said, “Our extensive range of portable speakers truly defines our brand philosophy – Always ahead. With Passion, we boom the sound to yet another level.”Read More




Is WhatsApp is secure in Group Chats

Is WhatsApp is secure in Group ChatsWhatsApp is an extremely popular mobile messaging service with more than 1 billion daily users. It is really an amazing figure, and the company prides itself in the apparent security it affords all of those users. Some of your most personal moments are shared with WhatsApp, which is why WhatsApp had built end-to-end encryption into the latest versions of the app. When end-to-end encrypted, your messages, photos, videos, voice messages, documents, and calls are secured from falling into the wrong hands.

Now, the tech giants and researchers are questioning on the Encryption standard, as there are multi-million user’s database are there, is the WhatsApp server is using the ultimate solution whose popularity is increasing day by day, a million dollar question arises on end-to-end encryption. Not to forget WhatsApp has implemented Moxie Marlinspike’s code , which he wrote for Signal.

Ideally, WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption ensures only you and the person you’re communicating with can read what is sent, and nobody in between, not even WhatsApp. Your messages should be in your hands. That’s why WhatsApp says, they doesn’t store your messages on their servers once we deliver them, and end-to-end encryption means that WhatsApp and third parties can’t read them anyway….Read More



PNB detects Rs 11,300 cr worth fraudulent transactions

PNB detects Rs 11,300 cr worth fraudulent transactionsPunjab National Bank (PNB) said on Wednesday that it had detected some “fraudulent and unauthorized” transactions worth about $1.77 billion (about Rs 11, 300 crore) at one of its branches in Mumbai.

In a communique to the Bombay Stock Exchange, the bank said the transactions were “for the benefit of a few select account holders with their apparent connivance” and that “based on these transactions other banks appear to have advanced money to these customers abroad.”

PNB, a state run public sector bank and country’s second-biggest state-run lender and fourth-biggest overall by assets, did not name the people involved but said it had reported the deals to law enforcement agencies and would evaluate later whether it faces any liability arising out of the transactions.

“In the bank these transactions are contingent in nature and liability arising out of these on the bank shall be decided based on the law and genuineness of underlying transactions,” PNB said, without giving further details…Read More



Xiaomi unveils Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro in India

Xiaomi unveils Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro in IndiaXiaomi has announced the launch of three new products – Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro and Xiaomi Mi TV.

According to the company, these latest additions to Redmi Note series will exceed expectations in terms of design, camera and performance.

In a significant move for Xiaomi globally, Mi TV is making its way outside of China for the first time ever. Mi LED Smart TV 4 138.8cm (55”) is the world’s thinnest LED TV at just 4.9mm slim, and comes with an intelligent content – first PatchWall software completely redesigned from the ground up for India. Starting from Rs.39,999, Mi LED TV 4 is set to completely transform the TV industry in India.

Commenting on the launch, Manu Jain, Vice-President, Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India, said, “At Xiaomi, we work with the value of providing best specs, highest quality at honest pricing for all. All our products are perfect examples of our values and we have worked hard to outperform each time. We are excited to kick off 2018 with three exciting products – Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note Pro and Mi LED TV 4 – and hope that Mi fans will enjoy the new technology we are bringing to the table. 2017 was an incredible year in the chapter of Xiaomi India and we will work endlessly to make 2018 equally exciting for our users….Read More



Bullet train work set to start from June 2018

Bullet train work set to start from June 2018One of the major projects of Modi Government, the bullet train project in India appears to move ahead with speed. As the civil work on the 508-km-long Mumbai-Ahmadabad high-speed rail corridor (MAHSR) has been fast-tracked to begin in June this year and the railway authorities have also reduced the deadline to August 15, 2022, from 2023.

An official of the implementing body, National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL), said, “Geo-technical surveys have already been done and civil works will begin in June 2018 after receiving the green signal for the entire corridor.”

Tests have also been carried out beneath the seabed for the underground section of the project, which extends from Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) to Boisar. Of the 21km underground, almost 7km will be beneath the sea….Read More


Dell EMC announces 3 servers for Software-defined, Edge and HPC environments

Dell EMC announces 3 servers for Software-defined, Edge and HPC environmentsDell EMC has announced three new servers designed for software-defined, edge and high-performance computing (HPC) environments. The PowerEdge R6415, PowerEdge R7415 and PowerEdge R7425 expand the 14th generation of the Dell EMC PowerEdge server portfolio with new capabilities to address the demanding workload requirements of today’s modern data center. All three rack servers with the AMD EPYC processor offer highly scalable platforms with outstanding total cost of ownership (TCO).

“Relentless pace of innovation in today’s time has increased business workload requirements. As Indian customers deploy more IoT solutions, it is essential for Indian businesses to have access to highly capable and flexible compute to turn data into real-time insights. Servers form the bedrock of the modern data center. Hence, our customers expect us to push server innovation further and faster. 14G PowerEdge servers packed with AMD EPYC processer are engineered to meet these increased workload demands while lowering TCO,” says Manish Gupta, Senior Director & General Manager, Compute & Networking Group, Dell EMC India.Read More



Is your PC being used for cryptocurrency mining?

Is your PC being used for cryptocurrency miningIt is a fact that, new technologies in the Information age will bring newer challenges and risk at the same time. There is a potential risk in adopting newly emerged technologies. For instance, Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds tremendous potential to automate daily risk activities, and rationalize costs. Blockchain technology will enable companies to manage and share GRC information faster than ever, whether it is around vendor risk assessments or continuous auditing. Robotics is all about automation, increasing efficiency and providing intelligence that cannot be seen with the human eye. The cloud, in turn, is enabling the seamless flow of data and Information assets include personal information. Security is one of the main enablers of data protection. It is an absolute fact that about millions of PCs are being used for stealth of cryptocurrency mining. It is advisable to block cryptocurrency mining in your browser.

The threat landscape is constantly evolving and the biggest cost associated with mining is the hardware to mine and the electricity to power the mining hardware. By leveraging malicious miners attackers can take both of those costs out of the equation altogether. Since they are able to take advantage of computing resources present in infected systems, there is no cost for power or hardware and attackers receive all the benefits of the mined coin. Your PC may be used to find cryptocurrency with or without your consent.Read More