Mar 2018

Amnesty campaigns against Apple over privacy issues in China

Beijing, March 22: Amnesty International has launched a new campaign against Apple for allegedly making the data of Chinese iCloud users available to the government, the NGO announced on Thursday.On February 28, Apple handed over the operation of its iClou

Twitter's chief information security officer quits

San Francisco, March 22: As tech companies reel under mounting pressure to prevent their platforms from data breach and fake news, Twitter's Chief Information Security Officer Michael Coates has decided to quit.In a tweet on Thursday, Coates who joined Twi

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China promotes Wang Yi as State Councillor, mum on role on border talks

Beijing, March 19: China on Monday promoted Foreign Minister Wang Yi as State Councillor, the country's top diplomatic post which conventionally entitles him to be the key negotiator on border talks with India. But Beijing was mum on whether he will be Chi...

Voting underway in Russia presidential election

Moscow, March 18: Voting was underway for Russia's presidential election on Sunday, in which incumbent President Vladimir Putin is seeking a fourth term in office and is widely expected to cement his power for the next six years.The polling stations will r...

Data breach claims false: Facebook

San Francisco, March 18: After suspending Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL), along with its political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, for violating its policies and commitments, Facebook has denied any data breach as claimed by some media...

Stay in shape to cut heart disease risk

London, March 18: If you thought it might be possible to be overweight or obese but not at increased risk of heart disease, think again! A new study of nearly 300,000 people has found that unhealthy weight gain can raise risk of heart attacks, strokes and ...