NASA names astronauts for first manned U.S. space launches since 2011

NASA names astronauts for first manned U.S. space launches since 2011

Astronaut Sunita Williams is introduced as NASA announces the crew assignments for the first flight tests, missions of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon, at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, U.S., August 3, 2018. (REUTERS/Richard Carson)   Houston, August 4(Reuters): NASA on Friday named nine astronauts for the first manned space […]

Technology allows flexibility in learning, creates collaborative work environment

Technology allows flexibility in learning, creates collaborative work environment

By Sanjay Bahl IANS | August 2 India seems to be in a space where technology is a big favourite. Digital marketing and digital automation are among the top-searched words. This is making organisations look for and adapt smart technology-aided training interventions to rationalise training costs while enhancing effectiveness and saving time.   New technologies […]

WhatsApp rolls out group calling for voice, video

WhatsApp rolls out group calling for voice, video

New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday rolled out its group calling feature — for both voice and video options — on iOS and Android devices for its 1.5 billion users.   The group calling feature supports up to four people simultaneously.   “You can make a group call with up to four […]

Scientists develop preliminary universal influenza vaccine

Scientists develop preliminary universal influenza vaccine

New York, July 31 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new nanoparticle vaccine that could effectively protect mice against influenza A virus, providing a promising approach for developing universal vaccines for the infectious disease.   The double-layered vaccine made with peptides, which are compounds consisting of two or more amino acids linked in a chain, showed […]

New crypto-miner targeting corporate networks in India: Kaspersky Lab

New crypto-miner targeting corporate networks in India: Kaspersky Lab

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A new crypto-currency miner, dubbed PowerGhost, is targeting corporate networks in India and several other regions in the world, according to new research from Russia-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab.   PowerGhost uses multiple fileless techniques to discreetly gain a foothold in corporate networks, meaning that the miner does not store […]

YouTube plans original programming in India, Japan and other markets

YouTube plans original programming in India, Japan and other markets

Silhouettes of mobile device users are seen next to a screen projection of Youtube logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration   BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 28 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s YouTube is creating scripted series and other original programming for international markets including France, Germany, Japan, Mexico and India to […]

‘Fileless’ cyber attacks on the rise in 2018: McAfee

‘Fileless’ cyber attacks on the rise in 2018: McAfee

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Cyber-criminals are increasingly applying “fileless” attacks in 2018 that leverage trusted Windows executables to invade systems and breach corporate networks, a new report has said.   “Fileless” attacks that do”t drop malware on a victi”s system. Instead, they use tools already installed on computers or run simple scripts and shellcode […]

Microsoft India launches free online courses on data protection

Microsoft India launches free online courses on data protection

New Delhi, July 26 (IANS): Microsoft India on Thursday announced free online courses on Cloud computing, with a focus on data protection regulations, security and compliance.   Launched in association with learning partner myLaw, the two-phased online course will enable students, businesses and legal professionals understand data protection, the basics of European General Data Protection Regulation […]