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LinkedIn Says Arrested Russian Hacker Tied to 2012 Cyber Breach

HIGHLIGHTS LinkedIn in May had confirmed the 2012 data breach Approximately 6.5 million passwords were reset in 2012 LinkedIn says the hacker has been arrested LinkedIn Corp. said a Russian man arrested by Czech police for alleged hacking was probably involved in the 2012 breach of its professional networking site that compromised more than 6 million users’ passwords. Czech police ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Issues With Other Telcos Like Big Boys Ragging the Newbie, Says Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Jio Issues With Other Telcos Like Big Boys Ragging the Newbie, Says Mukesh Ambani HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio was conceived because of bad connectivity in the Ambani home Ambani says that Reliance has invested Rs. 250,000 crores in the business He says it is not a punt but an engineered ecosystem Reliance Jio was first conceived when its Chairman, Mukesh ... Read More »

Evernote Says Small Number of Mac Users May Have Lost Notes, Offers Premium Subscription

Evernote Says Small Number of Mac Users May Have Lost Notes, Offers Premium Subscription HIGHLIGHTS The company says it was only able to restore some lost notes Users with lost notes can attempt to manually restore them Premium users can use the gift code for an additional year of service A small number of Evernote for Mac users are being ... Read More »

‘Research Allows You to Take Risks,’ Says Microsoft Research’s Sriram Rajamani

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft Research is separate from Microsoft R&D Its researchers publish peer reviewed papers like any research body Some of the work that it does may not be seen by consumers for years One of the tech veterans at this point, Microsoft has remained an important player over the years even if it doesn’t get the same kind of attention ... Read More »

Facebook Says Will Appeal German Order to Delete WhatsApp User Data

HIGHLIGHTS German privacy regulator said Facebook was infringing data protection law Facebook acquired WhatsApp in an effort to reach a younger audience Facebook has its German headquarters in Hamburg Facebook said it would appeal against an order by a German privacy regulator on Tuesday to stop collecting and storing data of German users of its messaging app WhatsApp and to ... Read More »

72 Percent of Small Business Owners Don’t Even Know Their Credit Score, Survey Says

Business credit scores are one of the key factors determining whether or not an enterprise qualifies for a loan. Yet surprisingly enough, most businesses don’t even know what their scores are. This astonishing revelation has come from a new survey by Manta, an online community for small business owners. The survey has found a majority (72 percent) of small business ... Read More »

Indians Don’t Mind Spending on Health Products, Says Fitbit India Boss

HIGHLIGHTS Fitbit launched in India in August 2015 It has 500 retail stores in India with 1,000 targeted for 2016-end According to Fitbit, its more expensive models are most popular “I started using a Fitbit when I joined the company last year,” says Manisha Sood, the Country Manager for Fitbit. “At the time I was taking only around 3,000 steps ... Read More »

Facebook CEO Says Group Will Not Become a Media Company

Facebook CEO Says Group Will Not Become a Media Company Facebook will not become a media company, its founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday, telling students the firm would remain a technology platform. An increasing number of users are turning to social media networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, to find their news, but Zuckerberg said his firm ... Read More »

South Korea Says Investigating Whether Google Broke Antitrust Laws

South Korea’s antitrust regulator said on Friday it is looking into whether Google has violated the country’s anticompetition laws, acknowledging formal scrutiny of the global internet search company for the first time. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) disclosed the investigation in a brief statement, without commenting on the nature of the probe nor any potential antitrust violations. A person ... Read More »

Smriti Irani says won’t make education report public for now

Smriti Irani said her ministry had promised the states a say in the new policy. Photo: PTI New Delhi: Human resources development (HRD) minister Smriti Irani on Friday took a dig at former cabinet secretary T.S.R. Subramanian who recently submitted a new education policy (NEP) report, saying she will not make the policy “the legacy of one individual”. The five-member ... Read More »