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    Microsoft Reveals Plans to Store Data in DNA

    Microsoft is planning to start storing its data on strands of DNA within the next few years, the company’s computer architects have revealed. Microsoft expects to have an operational storage system using DNA within a data centre by the end of the decade, according to a report in MIT Technology Review. Currently, one of the […]

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    Google Helps Communicate Japan’s Craftsmanship to the World

    A collaboration between US company Google Inc. and university students in Kyoto has created a website to introduce Japan’s craftworks to the world. The website (g.co/madeinjapan) currently features about 140 traditional craftwork items from the nation’s 47 prefectures in Japanese and English. The list includes Nishijin brocade from Kyoto Prefecture and Arita porcelain ware from […]

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    China to Launch Cyber-Security Law Despite Concerns

    China will implement a controversial cyber-security law Thursday despite concerns from foreign firms worried about its impact on their ability to do business in the world’s second largest economy. Passed last November, the law is largely aimed at protecting China’s networks and private user information at a time when the recent WannaCry ransomware attack showed […]

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    Snapdeal HR Chief Saurabh Nigam Resigns

    Beleaguered online retailer Snapdeal continues to lose members from top leadership, the latest to join the list being its Human Resources Head Saurabh Nigam. Nigam’s exit comes amid talks of a potential sale of the e-commerce firm to larger rival Flipkart. A Snapdeal spokesperson confirmed the development. “After spearheading Snapdeal’s Human Capital function for more […]

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    Rocket Internet Prepares for Profit From Startups by Year-End

    Rocket Internet said three of its leading startups were on track to make a profit by the end of the year as the German e-commerce investor reported lower quarterly losses. Founded in Berlin in 2007, Rocket has built up and invested in dozens of businesses from fashion e-commerce to food delivery, including brands such as […]

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    RBI to Limit Customer Liability in Wake of Increased Digital Fraud

    In view of rising complaints of fraudulent transactions in digital banking, the RBI on Tuesday said it will soon issue guidelines to limit the customer liability in unauthorised digital transactions and asked the banks to tighten their IT security systems. “RBI had come out with a draft circular on ‘Customer Protection – Limiting Liability of […]

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    China Says Controversial Cyber Law Not Designed to Cripple Foreign Firms

    China’s top cyber authority said on Wednesday it is not targeting foreign firms with a controversial national cyber law set to come into effect on Thursday. More than 50 overseas companies and business groups have lobbied against the law, which includes stringent data storage and surveillance requirements. “The purpose is to safeguard [China’s] national cyberspace […]

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    Gmail Gets Machine Learning Integration for Phishing Attack Protection

    It is no secret that phishing attacks are on the rise and after working towards making its Gmail client safer across platforms for quite some time, Google has now taken another significant step in the same direction. Google has announced that the company has now integrated machine learning for early detection of phishing attacks through […]