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Facebook auto-generates terror content: Whistleblower

Facebook is actively creating new terror content on the website with its auto-generation feature, alleges a whistleblower who analysed over 3,000 Facebook profiles of individuals expressing affiliation with terror or hate groups.

The social networking giant last year claimed that with the use of advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and a growing team of expert human reviewers it could...

‘Google will never sell any personal info to third parties’, says Sundar Pichai

New York, May 10: Google will never sell any personal information of its users to third parties, CEO Sundar Pichai has said, amidst growing global concern over the misuse of personal data by some social media giants.

In an opinion piece Tuesday in The New York Times, he also said that privacy cannot be a “luxury good”...

Kevin murder case: Wife claims honour killing in court

Kottayam (Ker), May 2 (PTI) The wife of a Dalit Christian man, who was allegedly killed last year, told a court here Thursday that it was a case of honour killing as he was abducted and killed by her relatives.

Kevin P Joseph's wife Neenu Chacko told the District Additional Sessions Court that her father Chacko had objected to...

Caste system poses threat to Indian society, says Kannada writer

Mysuru, May 1: Perpetuation of the caste system posed a grave threat to the ethos of India, warned acclaimed Kannada writer Moodnakudu Chinnaswamy here on Tuesday.

Chinnaswamy, participating in a seminar on ‘Ideologies of BR Ambedkar’ organised by the Kuvempu Institute of Kannada Studies, University of Mysore at the BM Shri Auditorium, recalled Ambedkar’s tireless crusade against...

Indian Army team spots ‘Yeti’ footprints at base camp in Himalayas

New Delhi, Apr 30: The Indian Army has claimed that an expedition team sighted the "mysterious Footprints of mythical beast 'Yeti'" at the Makalu Base Camp in the Himalayas.

"For the first time, an #IndianArmy Moutaineering Expedition Team has sited mysterious footprints of mythical beast 'Yeti' measuring 32x15 inches close to Makalu Base Camp on April 9, 2019," the...

Army opens doors for women in military police

New Delhi, Apr 26: In a historic development, the Indian Army on Thursday started the process of recruiting women, three months after the government announced its decision to open the entry of women as Personnel Below Officer Rank (PBOR).

In advertisements in newspapers, the army has invited women to join the military police as general duty soldiers.


One million species risk extinction due to humans: draft UN report

UN, Apr 24: Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon which its very survival depends.

The accelerating loss of clean air, drinkable water, CO2-absorbing forests, pollinating insects, protein-rich fish and storm-blocking mangroves -- to name...

How fake review factories on Facebook are fooling Amazon shoppers

Amazon's online shoppers are being fooled by fake review factories running on multiple Facebook groups.

The scam is supported by several large and small companies as well as by entrepreneurs who depend on Facebook to spread positive reviews about their products listed on Amazon to its 2.6 billion users globally.

Fake reviewers, backed by Amazon sellers, post details...

Millions using ‘123456’ as password: Security study

Millions of people are using easy-to-guess passwords on sensitive accounts, with "123456" being the most widely-used on breached accounts, suggests a security study.

The study by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) helped to uncover the gaps in cyber-knowledge that could leave people in danger of being exploited, the BBC reported on Sunday.

For its first cyber-survey,...

Urjaa Guru Arihant Rishi demands total ban on liquor during LS polls

* Alcohol consumption distorts people's personality as well as their thoughts

* Shut down liquor selling country wide for seven days before the voting

* Need positive cooperation from state administration and common people

In an event named 'Total Ban on Liquor during the Elections' organized by the Urjaa Foundation on Thursday, 28th March...