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Android devices secretly sending location data to Google: Report

By : CIOL Writers

An investigation by Quartz has revealed that Android phones have been secretly collecting and sending location data to Google even when the location service is disabled. Quartz found that all the device needs to do is grab a user’s location

Toronto begins sharing traffic data with Google-owned Waze

By : CIOL Writers

The city of Toronto is partnering with navigation app Waze to share real-time traffic data to help drivers navigate around the city. Google-owned Waze is the most popular navigation app, which gives drivers turn-by-turn navigation thanks to user-submitted travel times and route

NI brings a solution to derive insights from Big Analog Data

BANGALORE, INDIA: NI has released the Data Management Software Suite which offers a complete workflow to standardize measurement data across teams, mine that data for useful information, and deliver reports with valuable insight. “The amount of data being acquired to

ITC Infotech will develop industry solutions using Chirp’s ‘data over sound’ tech

BANGALORE, INDIA: ITC Infotech and the ‘data over sound’ communication tech provider, Chirp today announced a strategic partnership to collaboratively develop solutions for clients across the globe. Transferring data over sound takes advantage of speaker and microphone-equipped devices of any

Supreme Court’s ‘Right to Privacy’ ruling triggers the data privacy debate

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Supreme Court judgement today said the ‘Right to Privacy‘ is a fundamental right protected by Article 21 of the Constitution of India that protects life and liberty. While the ruling is not particularly against Aadhaar, but

Druva launches data management-as-a-service

USA: Cloud data protection and management solutions provider, Druva has announced Druva Cloud Platform, a unified control plane for data management services across endpoint, server, and cloud application data. “The acceleration of data growth and continued storage fragmentation, combined with

Samsung, Intel & Foxconn said to be working on a wireless data transfer tech

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung is said to be working with a startup called Keyssa, backed by Tony Fadell, which is working on a way for mobile phones to transfer large amounts of data without using cables or Wi-Fi connectors. According to Keyssa’s Chief

Data and Banks: What works -Dams or Bottles?

Pratima H INDIA: What will happen to Fast-and-Furious sequels? Where would that hard-earned driving license go?

Yahoo launches two new features on its mail app

By : CIOL Writers

Despite various data breaches, delayed acquisition and a plethora of other difficulties facing Yahoo, the company

McDonald’s in Saudi Arabia gets the digital sauce

PUNE, INDIA: Riyadh International Catering Corporation (RICC) has selected Cognizant as a strategic partner to enable McDonald’s

Rebooting from a Cyber-Punch: Easy, Messy, Gory?

Pratima H INDIA: Allergies are the most neglected gifts bestowed to humanity. Because people would rather

How Pokémon Go captured the focus back on Data

Manish Choudhary Pokémon Go is undoubtedly an augmented reality phenomenon. As the most popular mobile game

Data Encryption: Critical for All Businesses?

INDIA: Technology has certainly made our day-to-day lives much simpler. From the most mundane tasks like ordering

The White House is using data analytics to cut jail population

By : CIOL Writers

The White House has announced a new initiative that employs data analytics to help communities like

5 things to look for when looking for Intelligent Backup

Ramesh Mamgain INDIA: Data loss and breaches are a real and frequent threat – now more

Clinical trials get a new tech-try at Biogen

NEW JERSEY, USA: Biogen has selected Cognizant’s SmartTrials platform to aggregate and store clinical trial operational

Fish, Diapers, Grapes and Data: The RedMart connect

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H SINGAPORE: It is a Singapore–based online grocery marketplace. But there’s more to it beyond

Ad blocking for Data Hungry Ads

By : CIOL Writers

Ad blockers are spreading like fire and going by the projections made by Mobile marketing company

If you are a business using customer data, stay alert

NEW YORK, USA: A new report from Accenture warns that businesses’ use of personal data from

How will the EU ruling on data flow impact India?

MUMBAI, INDIA: The landmark judgement from the European Court of Justice declaring invalid, the Safe Harbor