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How Jio Fiber will kill DTH and broadband service providers

By : CIOL Bureau

Yesterday, Reliance Industries’ chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani announced the availability of Jio Fiber broadband services, earlier known as Jio GigaFiber, during the company’s 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM), starting 5 September. The three-in-one service Jio planned its fiber

If GBWhatsApp has shut down, then how BETA v7.30 is available to download?

By : CIOL Bureau 1

Previously, we were talking about shut down of GB WhatsApp quoting a Telegram channel and a tweet from Omar saying – للاسف تم ايقاف تطوير برنامج GBWhatsApp لاني تلقيت رسالة اخيرة من شركة الواتساب ، اعتذر منكم جميعا كان وقت

One-year old WhatsApp vulnerability yet to be fixed

By : CIOL Bureau

WhatsApp, Facebook-owned messenger app, has security flaws that can be exploited to fool end-users. A cybersecurity firm CheckPoint identified the flaws that could allow hackers to manipulate messages in both public and private conversations. In the past few months, India

Two solutions to trace the WhatsApp message origin: IIT-M professor

By : CIOL Bureau

One of the most popular messenger app – WhatsApp, which is under pressure from the central government to enable messages traceability on its platform got two suggestions from IIT-M professor. In a report submitted to the Madras High Court, V

Nirmala Sitharaman and Nitin Gadkari to solve MSMEs loan issues

By : CIOL Bureau

In the second term, the Modi government has numerous plans to boost the economy and create jobs. However, according to a report, India is struggling to create jobs. The unemployment rate is about 6.1%, which is highest since 1972-73. MSME

AU Bank launches Account Opening on WhatsApp

By : CIOL Bureau

AU Small Finance Bank has announced the rollout of their Savings Bank Account opening process initiated with WhatsApp. This service is powered by Karix Mobile using an advanced multi-channel conversational and compute platform. Using Karix’s versatile platform, AU Bank’s interested

HSBC CEO John Flint resigns, Noel Quinn named interim CEO

By : CIOL Bureau

HSBC announced its Group Chief Executive John Flint had resigned today, in less than two years of holding the CEO role in the company. It was a surprise as the banking giant revealed decent first-half profits. John Flint said that

Tata Motors cuts Tigor EV prices by up to 80K: Will it boost the sale?

By : CIOL Bureau

Yesterday, 1st August, Tata Motors announced prices reduction of its electric vehicles (EVs) by up to Rs 80,000 following government’s decision to bring down the GST on electric vehicles from 12 to 5 per cent. The steep reduction in the

Seagate enters pilot stage for Blockchain Supply Chain Project to trach HDD supply

By : CIOL Bureau

Seagate and IBM has culminated into running a pilot project to track hard drive supply counterfeit. In late 2018, Seagate initiated the project utilizing IBM’s blockchain platform aimed to track the origin of HDDs. “Last year, we started a proof-of-concept

Who is going to be CEO of Mindtree: Rajeev Mehta or Debashis Chatterjee

By : CIOL Bureau 2

Yesterday, CNBC-TV18 reported that Debashis Chatterjee, former Cognizant executive is expected to be new CEO of Mindtree. Now today, TOI reported that Rajeev Mehta, former Cognizant president is taking charge as the new CEO. News Update: Mindtree appointed Debashis as new

AS Lakshminarayanan expected to head Tata Communications

By : CIOL Bureau

Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan, who is currently president and CEO of Tata Consultancy Services, Japan, is going to head Tata Communications. According to the Economic Times report, top officials said the AS Lakshminarayanan is set to take the place of Vinod

Former Cognizant exec Debashis Chatterjee to join Mindtree as new CEO

By : CIOL Bureau

Larsen & Toubro, which recently took over Mindtree, had said it would announce a new CEO for the company on August 1. News Update: Mindtree appointed Debshsis as new CEO Mindtree CEO Rostow Ravanan had resigned after L&T took 60

WhatsApp Upgrade: Access same account across platforms

By : CIOL Bureau

WhatsApp is going to give you freedom to access your account from multiple platforms. However, since inception, WhatsApp has never been a true multi-platform chat app and linked to one’s phone number. It’s desktop version, allowed users to access chats

Capital One reported data breach of over 100 million individuals

By : CIOL Bureau

Capital One Financial Corp, the US bank, said about a massive data breach where personal information including names, addresses, phone numbers and credit scores of about 100 million individuals in the United States and 6 million people in Canada were

Google’s CEO job opening on LinkedIn: Is Sundar Pichai Planning to move out?

By : CIOL Bureau

Is Google looking for a new CEO as its LinkedIn page posted a job opening for the post of CEO? Actually not, it’s a fake job opening on the company page. This and some other fake job opening appeared on

Apple Acquires Intel’s Modem Business but not getting out of modem business

By : CIOL Bureau

Yesterday on 25th July 2019, Intel and Apple signed an agreement for the acquisition of the majority of Intel’s modem business. The acquisition valued at $1 billion and expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019, subject to regulatory

TikTok and Helo apps can face ban in India

By : CIOL Bureau

TikTok, a short video platform and Helo, a social media portal, both can face the risk of ban in India. Government of India asked 24 questions to both platforms owned by Chinese tech major Bytedance, and expect answers by 22nd

IOCL Recruitment 2019: 413 Trade and Technician Apprenticeship, Apply online

By : CIOL Bureau

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) shared official notification for hiring 413 Technical and Non-Technical Trade & Technician Apprentice at its Locations in Southern India (Tamil Nadu & Puducherry, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh). Candidates interested for IOCL apprenticeship can

Hackers can manipulate WhatsApp and Telegram Media Files

By : CIOL Bureau

WhatsApp and Telegram both have end-to-end protection and encryption to keep your media files safe against hackers. Yet Symantec Research has found a flaw, dubbed “Media File Jacking”, that could expose your media files to hackers. Symantec’s Modern OS Security

Leading Organizations Expect to Double the Number of AI Projects In Place Within the Next Year: Gartner

By : CIOL Bureau

Organizations that are working with artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) have, on average, four AI/ML projects in place, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. Of all respondents, 59% said that they have AI deployed today. The