MPs for joint house panel on Israeli spyware Pegasus

New Delhi: Some members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology have asked its Chairman to consider a joint parliamentary panel to look into the alleged breach of user privacy through WhatsApp by Israeli spyware Pegasus. The committee, which met on Wednesday, discussed issues such as the breach that affected some Indians More...

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WhatsApp admits it could’ve handled data breach better

New Delhi: WhatsApp told India’s nodal cyber agency on May 20 that it could be hacked through a malicious code inserted and executed on mobile phones, and ‘promptly fixed’ it, three days after More...

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Realme plans offline-centric smartphone series, to expand retail presence

NEW DELHI: Smartphone maker Realme on Wednesday said it is working on deepening its presence in brick-and-mortar retail and will introduce an offline retail-centric series of devices next year as part of its More...

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Snooping row: WhatsApp regrets not meeting govt expectations

NEW DELHI: With the government accusing WhatsApp of not informing it on time and with details that personal data of Indians was compromised by a spyware, a spokesperson for the Facebook-owned instant messaging More...

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WhatsApp: WhatsApp vulnerability: CERT-In issues advisory; company says users unaffected

An Indian cyber security agency has warned WhatsApp users against a “vulnerability” that can compromise their individual account without seeking permissions even as the popular social messaging app More...

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Organisations must review outsourcing arrangements to mitigate geopolitical risk: Gartner

BENGALURU: Fears of geopolitical instability may impact the global offshore services market, as sourcing, procurement and vendor management executives review their options to mitigate risk, according to Gartner, More...

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TCS, Qualcomm launch innovation hub in Hyderabad to build AI, IoT, 5G solutions

BENGALURU: Tata Consultancy Services on Wednesday announced the launch in Hyderabad of an innovation hub which will be used — with support from Qualcomm Technologies — to build domain-specific solutions More...

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IBM launches open tech to speed response to cyber threats across clouds

Bengaluru: Technology giant IBM on Wednesday launched ‘Cloud Pak for Security’, featuring innovations to connect with any security tool, cloud or on-premise system, without moving data from its original More...

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Mark Taylor to head Cognizant Interactive

New Delhi: US-based IT major Cognizant has named Mark Taylor as the head of Cognizant Interactive. In an email to employees, Cognizant Digital Business President Malcolm Frank said Taylor has joined as the new More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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IT services companies hit as clients delay big deals

BENGALURU | MUMBAI: Clients of IT services providers are delaying decisions on large deals, as they deal with greater economic uncertainty, executives at large IT companies said. Slower global economic growth More...