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Vivo unveils first under display fingerprint technology (Lead)  (22:58)
By Sourabh Kulesh
Shanghai, June 28 (IANS) Aiming to take on tech giants Samsung and Apple, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Wednesday launched the industry-first under display fingerprint technology that will strike out the need of a physical button to unlock the device.

Karnataka grants Rs 3.18 crore to 12 start-ups (22:26)
Bengaluru, June 28 (IANS) The Karnataka IT and Biotechnology department on Wednesday granted Rs 3.18 crore to fund 12 start-ups in the areas of agriculture, biotechnology, security, communications and robotics.

Vodafone India partners with HMD Global for Nokia smartphones (21:34)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Vodafone India on Wednesday announced its partnership with Finnish technology company HMD Global for their newly launched Nokia-Android smartphones.

Americans form 50 per cent of Wipro techies in US (21:24) IANS Photo Service
Bengaluru, June 28 (IANS) About 50 per cent or 7,000 of the 14,000 techies of Wipro Ltd in the US were Americans, said the global software major on Wednesday.

Smartphones boost retail website traffic by 45.3%: Report (20:12) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) With smartphones playing a key role in driving website traffic in India, the retail sector was the most visited, with an annual growth rate of 45.3 per cent in 2016, says a report.

SoundBot launches Bluetooth speaker at Rs 1,990 (19:58)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) California-based SoundBot on Wednesday launched Bluetooth speaker "SB571" in India at a price of Rs 1,990.

Kudankulam n-plant II restarts power generation (19:48) IANS Photo Service
Chennai, June 28 (IANS) The second 1,000 MW atomic power unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) restarted generation on Wednesday morning, said an official of the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL).

Facebook deletes 66,000 hateful posts per week (19:36) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, June 28 (IANS) Facebook has said that over the past two months, it has removed roughly 66,000 posts on average per week that were identified as hate speech.

InFocus launches Turbo 5 smartphone in India (19:12) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) American technology company InFocus on Wednesday launched its Turbo 5 smartphone powered by a 5000mAh battery for the Indian market.

India not much affected by global ransomware attack yet: Prasad (Lead) (18:48) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India has largely remained insulated so far from the massive ransomware attack that started in Ukraine and Russia on Tuesday and was spreading to other parts of world, including Asia, on Wednesday, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said.

Vizag schools to adopt Google future classroom solutions (18:20) IANS Photo Service
Visakhapatnam, June 28 (IANS) Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL) on Wednesday announced a three-year partnership with IL&FS Education and Technology Services Ltd, a premier partner of Google for education, to provide holistic education solutions to the schools in this coastal city.

Cisco launches new version of its IoT platform (17:26)
Las Vegas, June 28 (IANS) To meet the growing demand for IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, networking and security major Cisco on Tuesday launched a new model of its IoT connectivity platform -- the Jasper Control Center -- offering better analytics and greater security features.

Ukraine says cyberattack stopped (17:18)
Kiev, June 28 (IANS) A massive global cyberattack which began in Ukraine against its institutions and corporate networks has been halted, authorities said.

Vivo unveils first under display fingerprint technology (17:18)
Shanghai, June 28 (IANS) Aiming to take on tech giants Samsung and Apple, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Wednesday launched the industry-first under display fingerprint technology that will strike out the need of a physical button to unlock the device.

Global Cloud Xchange partners with Sovereign Business Integration Group (16:04)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), on Wednesday announced a new partnership with data centre provider Sovereign Business Integration Group (Sovereign) to offer enterprises global connectivity via a direct interconnection between Sovereigns Tier III standard data centre facility in North London and the GCX Global Network.

Uber launches UberEATS in Delhi NCR (15:58) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Global ride-hailing service Uber on Wednesday launched its food delivery service app UberEATS in the Delhi-National Capital Region, starting with Gurugram.

ASUS likely to launch ZenFone AR in mid-July (15:52)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Taiwanese smartphone maker ASUS took to its Facebook and Twitter pages on Wednesday to post a video of ZenFone AR, hinting that the smartphone is all set to be launched in India.

EC collaborating with Facebook to enrol new voters (15:34) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Election Commission will launch a special drive to enrol new electors, and has collaborated with Facebook to launch a 'voter registration reminder' on July 1.

Akamai Technologies introduces 'Enterprise Threat Protector' (15:18)
Bengaluru, June 28 (IANS) Global leader in content delivery network services Akamai Technologies introduced on Wednesday "Enterprise Threat Protector" solution to offer protection against the impacts of malware, ransomware and DNS data exfiltration.

GSAT-17 launch to augment India's communication satellites fleet (14:54) IANS Photo Service
Chennai, June 28 (IANS) India on Thursday will augment its fleet of communication satellites with the launch of GSAT-17 through Ariane 5 rocket, said the European Space Agency Arianespace.

India not much affected by global malware attack yet: Prasad (14:08) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The government on Wednesday said it has started proactive measures to keep the country insulated from the latest round of ransomware attack, which has hit Europe, adding that so far there was no large-scale impact on India.

Apple seeks human assistant to update Siri on cultural events (13:34)
San Francisco, June 28 (IANS) Apple is looking to hire a person to help its Siri assistant stay updated on all the non-traditional holidays, trending cultural happenings, and events that people might ask about.

Mumbai container port hit by cyber attack (13:08)
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The government on Wednesday said operations at one of the container terminals at Mumbai's Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) port was impacted due to a global cyber attack.

Factory, shipping, law firms under cyber attack in Australia (12:58)
Canberra, June 28 (IANS) A chocolate factory, a shipping company and a law firm are among the Australian businesses hit by a global wave of cyber attack, the Australian media reported Wednesday.

Ransomware 'Nyetya' behind new global cyber attack: Cisco (11:24)
Las Vegas, June 28 (IANS) The computer virus that is affecting companies and institutions around the world is a new variant of ransomware called Nyetya -- WannaCry's bad cousin -- according to networking and security major Cisco.

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