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    Black Friday Deals: How to Shop on US Sites Without a Credit Card

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are just around the corner and you’re probably wondering how to make the most of all the sweet deals offered by American online stores. Like many Indians, and people in many other regions, you probably don’t have a credit card and there’s a chance that your bank’s debit cards […]

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    Facebook Buys Social Media Buzz Tracker CrowdTangle

    Facebook on Friday announced it has bought startup CrowdTangle, which specializes in tracking hot content on social networks for media agencies and others. “Publishers around the world turn to CrowdTangle to surface stories that matter, measure their social performance and identify influencers,” a Facebook spokesperson said in an email statement to AFP. “We are excited […]

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    Government Permits 100 Percent FDI in Online Marketplaces

    The government on Tuesday permitted 100 percent FDI in the marketplace format of e-commerce retailing with a view to attract more foreign investments. As per the guidelines issued by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) on FDI in e-commerce, foreign direct investment (FDI) has not been allowed in inventory-based model of e-commerce. At […]

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    Google Aims to Take Machine Learning Mainstream With New Cloud-Based Tools

    At the GCP Next 2016 conference in San Francisco this week, Google announced the launch of Cloud Machine Learning, a suite of cloud-based tools, with which the company hopes to make sophisticated machine learning tools available to developers across the globe. “Cloud Machine Learning will take machine learning mainstream, giving data scientists and developers a […]

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    EU Commission Wants Google to Pay a Licensing Fee

    The European Commission is currently holding a public consultation on granting “neighbouring rights” to publishers. Under this, the lawmaker is proposing that Google should pay publishers a licensing fee. The European Commission is proposing that Google and other news aggregators that run a snippet from the article of others’ articles should have to pay for […]

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    Skype for the Web now lets you call non-Skype users

    Skype is making its web app more like the desktop version with a few new ways to reach non-Skype users. With Skype for Web, users can now place voice calls to any mobile phone or landline through the new “Call phones” section. Of course, this requires some Skype credit or a Skype Unlimited World subscription, […]

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    US to Charge Iranian Hackers for Cyber Attacks Against Banks Sources

    The Obama administration is expected to blame Iranian hackers as soon as Thursday for a coordinated campaign of cyber attacks in 2012 and 2013 on several US banks and a New York dam, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters. The Justice Department has prepared an indictment against about a half-dozen Iranians, said the […]

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    Bangladesh Bank Hack Missing Cyber Crime Expert Found

    A Bangladeshi cyber crime expert who went missing while he was assisting a police investigation into an attempted $951 million (roughly Rs. 6,363 crores) electronic theft from the central bank’s computers, returned home early on Wednesday, his wife said. Tanveer Hassan Zoha disappeared last Thursday, two days after he accompanied special police to the offices […]