Netgear Arlo Pro Wireless Weatherproof Security Camera Launched in India

Netgear has launched the Netgear Arlo Pro smart camera for home security in India. Netgear calls the Arlo Pro a “wire-free, weatherproof HD camera” and claims that it has a wide 130-degree field of view. The Arlo Pro uses two rechargeable batteries and that means you can place it inside or outside your home. There’s […]

Industroyer Malware Can Shut Down Electricity Distribution Systems

Hackers have developed powerful malware that can shut down electricity distribution systems and possibly other critical infrastructure, two cyber-security firms announced Monday, with one report linking it to Russia. Slovakia-based ESET said the malware is the most powerful threat to appear since Stuxnet, the hacking tool used to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program believed developed by […]

Amazon Drive Kills Unlimited Cloud Storage Plan, Now Offers 1TB Space for $60 Per Year

One of the most lucrative things Amazon Drive offered was an unlimited cloud storage plan for as low as $60 (roughly Rs. 3,800) per year. However, the company has now revised its plans to cancel unlimited storage abilities, and instead offer just 1TB for the same amount. The maximum cap of storage capacity is up […]

Internet users in country will double to 829 million users in 2021: Report

Mumbai: Driven by digital transformation, internet users in the country will double by 2021 to 829 million users from 373 million users in 2016, according to a recent report. This means roughly 59 per cent of the Indian population will use the internet. Also, there would be two billion networked devices in 2021 up from 1.4 billion […]

THE END OF NET NEUTRALITY COULD SHACKLE THE INTERNET OF THINGS

Net neutrality isn’t the simplest concept to grasp. Explaining it works best via example: Net neutrality means, say, that internet providers like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon, which also have their own television and streaming video services, can’t create “slow lanes” for competing services. They can’t gum up traffic from sites such as Netflix and Dish’s […]

Internet extremism and how to combat it

  In the wake of Britain’s third major attack in three months, Prime Minister Theresa May called on governments to form international agreements to prevent the spread of extremism online. What are technology companies doing to make sure extremist videos and other terrorist content doesn’t spread across the internet? Internet companies use technology plus teams […]

Kashmir internet ban: No one knows who ordered the shutdown, shows RTI

For about four months last year, Kashmir reeled under a mobile internet ban clamped to tamp down on rumours and controversial videos that fanned a snowballing unrest in the Valley. Prepaid mobile phones, a select batch of landline numbers and even fixed-line broadband services were occasionally snapped as authorities struggled to contain clashes that left […]

Google Says Nik Collection Photo Editing Tools Will Longer Be Updated

Google brought ample delight to professional photographers last year as the search giant made its set of photo editing tools – Nik Collection – completely free of cost from its price tag of $150 earlier. However, it seems like the party has now ended as the search giant has now announced that it will no […]

Google EU Antitrust Case to Be Completed in Next Few Months

EU antitrust regulators will rule in the “next few months” whether Alphabet’s Google abused its dominance of Internet searches and other areas, a senior European Commission official said on Monday, an outcome that could lead to a hefty fine. The world’s most popular Internet search engine has been in the Commission’s crosshairs since 2010 over […]