IndianOil denies Aadhaar data leak claims by French researcher

New Delhi, Feb 19  Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. on Tuesday denied claims by a French security researcher that the company’s Indane website leaked Aadhaar data of over 67 lakh customers. Indane is a LPG brand owned by the Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil). Baptiste Robert, who goes by the online handle Elliot Alderson, wrote in a […]

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WhatsApp’s solutions to tackle fake news inadequate: Poll consultant

New Delhi, Feb 19  Narrating the impact of fake news and propaganda disseminated through WhatsApp, election consultant Shivam Shankar Singh in his new book, says the solutions proposed by the platform to prevent rumour mongering seem inadequate. In “How To Win An Indian Election”, Singh who managed BJP’s assembly poll campaigns in Manipur and Tripura […]

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Can begin 5G trial within a month of Indian government’s nod: Huawei

New Delhi, Feb 19 Amid reports suggesting that Huawei may not get the government’s approval for 5G trial in India, Huawei India CEO Jay Chen stressed on Tuesday that the Chinese tech giant can begin 5G trial within a month of approval from the government. “All of my engagements with the government have been positive […]

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Apple expected to refresh iPad, MacBook Pro line-up: Report

San Francisco, Feb 19  Apple is expected to refresh its offerings in iPad, MacBook Pro, monitors and iPhones even as the company has been bearing heavy losses in 2019, according to famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. “Kuo says that the 2019 iPhone models will retain the 6.5-inch, 5.8-inch and 6.1-inch screen sizes along with lightning […]

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Facebook accused of revealing sensitive health data

San Francisco, Feb 19 Facebook has been accused of failing to protect sensitive health data of users in its groups. “Facebook has marketed this product as a Personal Health Record and it then leaked the health data that those patients uploaded to the public,” a complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) noted on […]

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Instagram testing donation sticker on Stories

San Francisco, Feb 19  Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram is reportedly testing a donation sticker on its Stories feature that would offer fundraising and donation tools for charity or personal reasons. “Instagram is working on ‘Donation’ sticker. It lets users start fundraisers for their favorite non-profits,” tipster Jane Manchun Wong tweeted on Monday.  Facebook has been […]

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No evidence our images showed Pakistan flag for ‘toilet paper’: Google

New Delhi, Feb 19  Google on Tuesday said that it has found no evidence that its Search algorithms were showing the Pakistani flag when looked for the “best toilet paper in the world”, the “best China-made toilet paper” or just “toilet paper”. “While we continue to investigate the matter, we have not found any evidence […]

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Pakistan foreign ministry website hacked, India blamed

Islamabad, Feb 18 Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan following the deadly Pulwama attack on February 14, Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs website was not working in several countries including the US on Saturday, the media reported. Blaming India for the attack on the website, Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal alleged that New Delhi […]

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Comprehensive plan prepared for BSNL’s revival: Government

New Delhi, Feb The government is making all efforts to make state-run BSNL robust and financially viable again and has prepared a comprehensive plan for its revival, an official said on Sunday, on the eve of a nationwide strike called by the employees unions over their demands. BSNL employees and officers have given a three-day country-wide […]

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