Avast antivirus sold users’ data to Google, Microsoft: Report

IANS- In a sensational revelation, an investigation on Monday claimed that the popular Avast antivirus — installed on nearly 435 millions Windows, Mac and mobile devices globally — harvested users’ data via browser plugins and then sold it to third parties, including Microsoft and Google. The joint investigation by Motherboard and PCMag that relied on […]

US Consul General Joel Reifman says India-US relations to grow 

indica News Bureau- The United States and India, world’s two largest economies, impact the global IT and Services industry and this manifested through the strong and growing trade and other relations between the two nations, said US Consul General in Hyderabad Joel Reifman. “The country is keen growing the trade relation going ahead.” he added. […]

Seattle residents allowed to vote via smartphones

IANS- Smartphones have made voting easier, as King County in the US state of Washington, where Seattle is located, implements mobile voting in their board of supervisors election. This is the first-time mobile voting is available to all eligible registered voters. Previous pilots in other jurisdictions were limited to overseas and military voters and/or voters […]

Biocon Q3 net down to Rs 203 crore, impacted by R&D, tax

IANS- Leading biotechnology company Biocon on Thursday reported a net profit of Rs 203 crore for the third quarter (October-December) of fiscal 2019-20, declining by 7 per cent compared to Rs 217 crore in the same quarter last year. In a regulatory filing, Biocon said the net profit was impacted by higher research and development […]

IBM bats for regulating AI based on accountability,security

IANS- IT major IBM has released a regulatory framework for organisations involved in developing or using Artificial Intelligence based on accountability, transparency, fairness and security. These IBM recommendations come as the new European Commission has indicated that it will legislate on AI within the first 100 days of 2020 and the White House has released […]