March 2018

Facebook needs to be proactive in data security. Facebook it seems has lost all morals, knowingly or otherwise doesn’t matter. It has been ignoring important issues, not following safeguards while updating new features. This has led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The technology provider for the Trump and Brexit Leave campaign exploited them. Cambridge extracted profile data of 270,000 app users by taking their express permission. But...

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Snapchat’s Map Explore lets you track your friends. With its focus put on constantly upgrading its features, Snapchat has enhanced its Map. Called as Map Explore, the new feature tracks where your friends are currently and also tracks their movement. They don’t physically have to tag themselves or check in at places. The app just generates statuses by keeping a watch on their movement. A little freaking...

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Tesla’s stock falling steeply due to flawed parts allegation Just when one thought that TESLA investors finally were about to earn big, things changed. A drastic decline in the stock price came after a news broke out. Many current and ex-employees alleged that the electric car maker is using flawed parts for its new Model 3.   Many promises made but none fulfilled Tesla’s life depends on the production and...

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Digital Payments are rising, but are we secure?   Ever since demonetisation, digital payments have been on a rise in our country. With rise in volume of such transactions there increases threat on security of these payments. Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and digital payments major PayPal India released a joint study recently. The study on "Securing India's Digital Payment Frontiers" talked about India's journey its cyber security dynamics,...

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Information Technology and its latest trends With technology achieving milestones after milestones in various fields, a new era is born. Information Technology and its latest trends is set to bring a change in mankind. These revolutions that have progressed in the past few years have given way to an unimaginable future. Here is what has been trending recently. Application of The Internet of Things IoT has been...

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New H-1B policy brings along complications.   The US immigration authority on 22nd February issued a new policy memorandum on the H-1B visa . It has mandated for provision of fresh documentation for workers at third-party worksites. As per the new rules, an IT firm that wants an H-1B has a lot to do. It has to prove that the visa seeker has an actual work assignment. The assignment...

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WeChat crosses the 1 billion user mark.   WeChat has proved that its not just WhatsApp that works. Yes blocking WhatsApp in China has been the main reason behind this achievement. People have been so addicted to messaging on platforms like WhatsApp, may it be sharing photos or files or wishes. Well everyone needs a social media platform.   What is WeChat’s advantage?   It not only offers messaging but also mobile...

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Some respite for e-wallet users   Don’t worry! Your e-wallet balance has not been lost . RBI had made it clear that existing e-wallet customers can continue using their money even after February 28. So you can still use your account for purchases and can also send the money back to your bank Account. But now there are some mandatory restrictions before carrying out transactions. For transferring...

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