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Russia’s Kaspersky Reportedly Threatened to ‘Rub Out’ Rival

In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world’s top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies N.V. by “rubbing them out in the outhouse,” one of several previously undisclosed emails shows. He was quoting from Vladimir Putin’s famous threat a decade earlier to pursue Chechen rebels wherever they ... Read More »

Ashley Madison Parent CEO Quits After Huge Infidelity Data Hack

The chief executive of infidelity website Ashley Madison’s parent company Avid Life Media has left, just over a week after hackers leaked data about millions of its clients in a massive cyber-assault. Avid Life said on Friday the departure of Noel Biderman was by “mutual agreement” and its existing senior management team would take over until a new CEO is ... Read More »

Google Revamps How Apps Appear in Android Search Results

Google is making it easier than ever to find Android apps through searches. A new update changes the way apps entries appear in the search results when you look for a particular kind of app – say rpg games, or music apps – on Google Now or Chrome (for now) on your Android device. Instead of catering a number of ... Read More »

Adobe Details ‘Project Rigel’ App That Will Replace Photoshop Touch

Adobe, following its previous announcement of Project Rigel in May this year, has given out some more details about the upcoming app. The app is set to replace the discontinued Photoshop Touch iOS app, and bring new image retouching tools alongside. Manu Anand, Senior Product Manager for Digital Imaging, Adobe said in an interview to CNET that unlike Photoshop Touch, ... Read More »

RCom, Jasper Partner to Launch Internet of Things Platform in India

Reliance Communications (RCom), part of the Anil Ambani-led group, has partnered with global Internet of Things (IoT) platform leader Jasper to enable enterprises throughout India to launch, manage and monetise next-generation IoT businesses, the company said in a filing in the Bombay Stock Exchange on Thursday. RCom is Jasper’s sole telecom partner in India. This partnership pairs the capabilities of ... Read More »

Saavn Launches Windows 10 App

Music streaming service Saavn on Thursday announced the launch of its application for Windows 10. Mahesh Narayanan, Global Chief Operating Officer for Saavn, says that it has around 17 million monthly active users worldwide, and that the company expects this number to rise significantly with the Saavn app for Windows 10. “Windows is still the leader on the desktop space, ... Read More »

Amazon India Now Selling Refurbished Smartphones

Amazon has launched its refurbished smartphone section, following an initial pilot. The company is touting ‘quality-assured refurbished smartphones’. Amazon had launched a pilot around refurbished smartphones in the first week of August, and, a Delhi-based online retailer of refurbished and unboxed products, was one of the first partners in the initiative. Under this arrangement, Surpluss will sell refurbished smartphones ... Read More »

Windows 10’s Cortana Has Already Told Over Half a Million Jokes: Microsoft

It hasn’t even been a month since the release of Windows 10, Microsoft’s newest desktop operating system, and more than 75 million devices are already running on it, the company announced on Wednesday. At the sidelines, Microsoft also shed light on several other interesting Windows 10 statistics. Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Marketing for Windows and Devices, took to ... Read More »

Ixigo Acquires Inter-City Cabs Aggregator Rutogo

Gurgaon-based mobile travel search marketplace Ixigo announced that it has completed the acquisition of Delhi-based Square Hoot Hikes Pvt Ltd, the parent company of Rutogo, an inter-city cabs aggregator for an undisclosed amount. The Rutogo team will be joining Ixigo to scale its fast-growing cabs app by building a marketplace for inter-city taxi owners and vendors, the company said in ... Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Quizzes Bengaluru Cops on Digital Policing

Showing keen interest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought details of the state-of-the art digital policing put in place at the Cubbon Park police station in Bengaluru as he interacted with its officials through video conferencing and reviewed the system on Wednesday. The Inspector of the station made a presentation and explained various features of the police IT software as the ... Read More »