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Twitter announces a ban on animated PNG files

This announcement comes after trolls hijacked the Epilepsy Foundation's handle 

A still from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Fraudulent Star Wars websites stealing fans' data

Over 30 fake websites and social media profiles disguised as the official movie accounts have been collecting users' date

AI-driven Cloud is the next big thing to explore for Indian companies in 2020

The Cloud market in India is set to grow three-fold to $7.1 billion by 2022, according to a latest NASSCOM report

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A Chinese state sponsored hacking group found bypassing two-factor authentication 

Security researchers at the Dutch cyber-security firm Fox-IT warn

Ultrasound

No body contact! Breakthrough laser system produces remote ultrasound images

The new laser ultrasound technique leverages an eye-and skin-safe laser system to remotely image the inside of a person

Vikram Moonlander

2019 in review: Several new beginnings, Indian space sector on Mission 2.0 mode

The year 2019 witnessed the ISRO touching the mark of 319-foreign satellite launches

Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai takes home whopping $242 million stock package in new role

The compensation package is being given in recognition of Pichai's "expanded role as CEO of Alphabet and Google"

Ericsson and Microsoft team up to build next-gen of connected cars; this means better service experience for car owners

The integrated solution allows automakers to deploy and scale global vehicle services

Smartphones make your smart cars vulnerable to cyberattacks, says a study 

Connecting your smartphone through a USB port gives a hacker backdoor access to data from both your phone and your car

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G Suite accounts may restrict access to less secure third-party apps from 2020

Access to LSAs will be turned off for all G Suite accounts. 

Boeing Starliner gears up for its maiden uncrewed flight test on Dec 20

Lift off is from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida

African Elephant

More than 4.5 million animals in the wild mapped by Google

The photos are all part of Wildlife Insights, an AI-enabled, Google Cloud-based platform

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Tech giant Samsung plans to produce Kunlum, Baidu's AI chip

This is the first such collaboration between the South Korean tech giant and the Chinese search company

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Is WhatsApp vulnerable? New bug found to crash group chats and delete history forever

The Facebook-owned company claims the bug has now been fixed.