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AMD reveals 7nm chips at CES, aims at Intel and Nvidia

Jan 10: Advanced Micro Devices Inc on Wednesday unveiled its next-generation smaller and power-efficient computer chip and a graphics processor, aiming at bigger rivals Intel Corp and Nvidia Corp.

Chief Executive Officer Lisa Su, during a keynote address at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, gave a preview of AMD's third-generation Ryzen CPU chips for desktop...

Our prophet and our duty...

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is a 'Mercy' to the whole world (Rahmathullil Aalameen). Muslims are the followers of that great 'Mercy' and they are fortunate to be his Ummath for the betterment of this life and life hereafter. He is the final messenger and "seal of prophets", whom Allah sent for the guidance of the whole mankind.

While he was...

New voice phishing scam targeting Apple iPhone users

California, Jan 1: If email phishing scams were not enough, a new voice phishing scam has been discovered. The scam is particularly targeting iPhone users by making calls that seem like they are coming from Apple Support.

According to TechCrunch, a user, Jody Westby, reported about a call from Apple Support asking for a call back from her. The...

Barbie will soon be 60 - and is still going strong

El Segundo, Jan 2: She is turning 60 this year and still doesn't have a single wrinkle.

Blonde or brunette, slender or curvy, black or white, princess or president, Barbie is a forever favourite for young girls, even if she has caused controversy over the years.

The iconic doll has evolved to keep up with the times -...

AFSPA extended in 'disturbed' Nagaland for 6 months

New Delhi, Dec 31: The Centre on Sunday extended the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland for a period of six months, declaring the northeastern state a 'disturbed area.'

Union Ministry of Home Affair (MHA), in a notification, said that the area comprising the whole state of Nagaland is in such a "disturbed and dangerous" condition that...

Not only dating apps, 20 more apps sending sensitive information to Facebook

California, Dec 31: A new study has revealed that the relaying of sensitive information to Facebook is not coming from the dating apps alone. A Privacy International study has found that at least 20 out of 34 popular Android apps are transmitting sensitive information to Facebook without the users' permission. These apps include Kayak, MyFitnessPal, Skyscanner, and TripAdvisor, Engadget...

You have a month to choose your TV channels under new Trai rule

New Delhi, Dec 28: Telecom regulator Trai has given time till January 31 for consumers to opt for channels of their choice under the new framework for broadcasting and cable services.

“We had a meeting of broadcasters, DTH operators, and MSOs (multi-system operators) today (Thursday). Everyone confirmed their readiness to implement new regulations. However, they requested that...

Pune man 'spots' alien object outside his window, writes to PMO

Pune, Dec 28: The Pune Police were sent on a wild goose chase recently after a man sent an email to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) claiming to have spotted an alien object outside his house. Probe revealed that the man, who is 47 years old, was suffering from a mental ailment, a police officer said on Thursday....

Government tightens norms for e-commerce companies for sale of products

New Delhi, Dec 26: Tightening norms for e-commerce firms like Flipkart and Amazon, the government Wednesday took host of steps and barred them from selling products of the companies in which they have stake. The commerce and industry ministry also prohibited e-commerce companies from entering into an agreement for exclusive sale of products.

"An entity having equity...

HC wants police to install CCTV cameras in vulnerable areas within one year

New Delhi, Dec 20: The Delhi Police on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that the CCTV cameras it plans to install in vulnerable areas of the city will record hi-definition videos and will have facial recognition and number plate identification features.

Taking note of the submission, the High Court directed the police to ensure that CCTV cameras are...