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Delhi-based Ashish Kumar Tomer received a message on WhatsApp offering him the opportunity to earn money by rating restaurants on Google. The sender claimed to be from Career Builder Ltd. When he accepted the offer, he was added to a Telegram group. After completing some rating 'tasks', he...

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This is a simple tool for creating micro gestures on your phone. With mobile phones getting bigger day by day, sometimes it is convenient to trigger actions by gestures with the phone in one hand. Micro Gesture allows you to do just that.   Once installed, you can define what each...

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IANS 01 February 2024
Union finance minister (FM) Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the government will encourage vaccination for girls in the age group of 9 to 14 years for prevention of cervical cancer.   "Our government will encourage vaccination for girls from the age group of 9 to 14 years for...

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IANS 31 January 2024
As AI-generated explicit images of Taylor Swift create massive debate among the policy makers, US lawmakers have proposed a bill that would let victims sue over digitally faked sexual images.   The ‘Disrupt Explicit Forged Images and Non-Consensual Edits’ (DEFIANCE) Act would add a...

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Dr Gopal Krishna 31 January 2024
“We kill people on the basis of metadata.”   -Unrepenting admission of Michael Hayden, former head of USA’s NSA and CIA, quoted in the Draft Resolution on Mass Surveillance, The Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe dated 18 March...

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IANS 30 January 2024
The Delhi High Court has ordered messaging platforms WhatsApp and Telegram to delete groups and accounts defrauding people by misusing the trademarks of venture capital firms Peak XV and Sequoia Capital.   The suit comes after a series of financial scams proliferated online wherein...

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IANS 30 January 2024
Rajasthan government has fixed security issues impacting its website related to Jan Aadhaar that exposed millions of residents' personal information and sensitive documents.   Jan Aadhaar is a state programme that provides a single identifier to families and individuals in Rajasthan...

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Akshay Naik 25 January 2024
In a ground-breaking study conducted by the University of Copenhagen, researchers have unveiled a significant link between physical exercise and the enhancement of motor memory.    The findings suggest that individuals, ranging from violinists and surgeons to gamers and those seeking...

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A few days ago, one of my friends, working in a reputed organisation and earning a good salary, received a WhatsApp message offering a job opportunity to earn Rs3,000 per day just by clicking ratings on Google Maps to increase the client's business reputation. This is just one example of the...

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There was a lot of media coverage on 30 November 2023, on the death of Charles Munger, the alter ego and foil of Warren Buffett for over 60 years, as they together built Berkshire Hathaway into an empire. Though many of us always heard about Mr Buffett, the name of Mr Munger hardly featured...

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IANS 25 January 2024
Cybersecurity researchers have warned that a database containing over 26 billion leaked data records has been discovered, which include users' data from LinkedIn, X (formerly Twitter), Snapchat, Weibo, Tencent, and other major platforms.   The researchers referred to this massive data...

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IANS 23 January 2024
Several users of online financial services platform Groww on Tuesday experienced an hour-long outage, leaving them unable to login and some even asked for compensation.   While some of them demanded compensation, Groww posted on X that it was resolving a technical issue.   "We...

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IANS 22 January 2024
Fin-tech platform Razorpay POS on Monday launched an industry-first 'instant refunds' feature on failed unified payments interface (UPI) transactions in the country.   The solution by Razorpay POS will provide instant refunds for failed UPI transactions within two minutes, as against...

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IANS 22 January 2024
Global delivery firm DPD has disabled part of its artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot for online support that swore at a customer, and criticised the delivery company.   The parcel delivery firm uses AI chatbot to answer customer queries.   When musician Ashley Beauchamp...

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IANS 22 January 2024
To comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) in the European Union (EU), Meta on Monday announced that the users will be able to unlink their Instagram and Facebook accounts as well as other services.   The Mark Zuckerberg-run company said that it is offering more choices to people...

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Some security measures are just plain silly.   Please don’t get me wrong – I am as concerned about security as the next chap. I support, very strongly, all procedures taken to keep me, my dear ones, my surroundings and my money safe from the grasp of any genuine...

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Last month, a 70-year-old senior journalist from Bengaluru received a call on WhatsApp informing her about a parcel being sent from Mumbai to Taiwan in her name that contained 240 grams of MDMA (drug), credit cards and passports. When she denied it, the caller said that her Aadhaar was being...

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Moneylife Digital Team 18 January 2024
Due to a vulnerability or security bug, the website of the Union ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) leaked the personal data of Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani, Virat Kohli, Shah Rukh Khan and lakhs of other directors of companies, alleges a security expert. Sai Krishna Kothapalli,...

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Craig Silverman  and   Peter Elkind (ProPublica) 18 January 2024
This story was originally published by ProPublica.   Scammers have duped consumers out of more than $1 billion by exploiting Walmart’s lax security. The company has resisted taking responsibility while breaking promises to regulators and skimping on training.   Christy Browne...

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IANS 17 January 2024
Google has updated Chrome's incognito mode disclaimer in the experimental Canary channel after it agreed to pay US$5bn (billion) for settlement over tracking users’ activity in incognito mode.   As spotted by MSPowerUser, the updated Incognito pages are live in the Canary version of...

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