Internet Explorer Security Flaw Lets Hackers Steal Files From Windows PCs

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) browser, which has dealt with a reputation for poor security for years thanks in no small part to its obsolete nature, now makes PCs vulnerable even if it... Read more »

Google Fined EUR 1.49 Billion for Abusing Online Ads Market

  European Union regulators have hit Google with a 1.49 billion euro ($1.68 billion) fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising. It’s the third time the commission has slapped Google with an... Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S10 Series Seen to Fail Drop Test, Galaxy S10e Becomes Unusable After First Drop

The cheapest Samsung Galaxy S10e suffered the most damage Highlights Samsung Galaxy S10 suffered cracked glass, corner damage in first fall Samsung Galaxy S10e suffered screen malfunction, camera and lens damage Galaxy... Read more »

Data Localisation, E-Commerce Not Discussed at US-India Summit

US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster Data localisation, e-commerce legislation and the generalised system of preferences (GSP) were not expressly discussed during talks between the United States and India, US Ambassador Kenneth... Read more »

Paris Sues Airbnb, Seeks $14 Million in Fines Over Illegal Rental Adverts

The City of Paris is suing Airbnb for publishing 1,000 illegal rentals adverts, which could cost the American rental website more than EUR 12.5 million ($14 million), the mayor of Paris told a... Read more »

Apple Restoring Facebook’s Developer Certificate After Ban Over Privacy Abuse

Facebook says Apple is restoring its access to a key development tool that the iPhone maker disabled Wednesday. Late Tuesday, TechCrunch reported that Facebook paid teens and other users who agreed to download an app called... Read more »

New Anatova Ransomware Morphs Itself as an App or Game to Dupe Victims

A new ransomware named Anatova has been discovered by McAfee, and the security firm claims that the ransomware disguises itself as free games and software to attract users to download it. This... Read more »

MeitY Issues Draft IT Rules for Social Media, Messaging Platforms Up for Public Consultation

Amid concerns over Central government’s powers to snoop into computers, the Electronics and IT Ministry has come out with draft IT rules focused on social media platforms. “The instances of misuse of... Read more »

Instagram’s Close Friends Feature Lets Users Share Stories With a Smaller Group

Facebook’s Instagram said on Friday it launched a new feature dubbed “Close Friends” allowing users to share their stories with a smaller group of people. The new feature, which will appear on the... Read more »

YouTube Starts Testing Ad Pods; Back-to-Back Skippable Ads to Replace Multiple Breaks in Videos

Google is testing a new way to display YouTube ads. Until now, YouTube has been presenting advertisements in the middle of videos, an experience that could be distracting for most users, especially... Read more »