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    Skype’s Latest Update Hides IP Addresses by Default

    Skype is rolling out an update for all of its apps on desktops and mobiles, adding the ability to hide a user’s IP address. The company says that from now on all Skype users’ IP address will be hidden as a default status in the latest versions of Skype. “Starting with this update to Skype […]

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    Google Chrome 48 With Multiple Security Fixes Released for Desktop

    Google has released the version 48.0.2564.82 of its Chrome browser for Linux, Windows, and OS X. The updated version brings several fixes and improvements on both desktop and mobile devices. The Chrome v48 brings a number of bug fixes most of which were detected using AddressSanitizer, Controle Flow Integrity, and MemorySanitizer codes, says the blog […]

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    BitTorrent Sync Update Brings Encrypted Folders and More

    BitTorrent has released an update for its file synchronisation app called BitTorrent Sync to bump the version up to 2.3 and add a number of features for its users. One of the major additions is the ability to add encryption to a folder. BitTorrent Sync allows users to move files from one device to another […]

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    Ex machina: are computers to blame for market jitters?

    Photo Credit: pixabay 7.2K Total Views Recent turbulence in the share markets has caused some experts to point the finger of culpability at computerised High-Frequency Trading. There are few complaints about HFT when computers push share markets up, but in the ebbing tide of today’s markets, it’s blamed both for exaggerating the share market dive […]

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    Dell launches products in Chandigarh

    Dell India has launched new products in Chandigarh. Built to optimise Windows 8, the XPS 12 convertible (Laptop), Latitude 10 tablet, Latitude 6430u Ultrabook, and the OptiPlex 9010 All-in-One with touch controls were launched on Wednesday. According to the computer major, the product range has been specially designed to provide the next wave of computing […]

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    Samsung rolls out Chromebook2 with full-HD

    Samsung has reportedly rolled out its new range ofChromebook 2 with full HD screen. The successor to Series 3 Chromebook, which was launched last March, the Chromebook2 has upgraded to better 2.1-GHz Exynos 5 octa-core processor. According to PC World, the new Chromebook 2 is being offered in 11.6-inch display and 13.3-inch with full HD […]

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    UP Police adopts cloud computing concept

    While ushering in a new era, Uttar Pradesh Police, touted as the world’s largest police force, has adopted cloud computing to make policing more effective and for quicker police response time. A Modern Police Control Room was today launched by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav here. A modern control room was already operational in Kanpur, while […]

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    HP launches laptops with premium audio experience

    HP India launched two new notebooks on Wednesday –Pavillion 15 and HP Omen. Collaborating with Bang and Olufsen, HP aims to improve the audio experience for the users. The HP Omen is a stylish gaming notebook designed for hardcore gamers. It comes with a 15.6 inch full HD display and has a NVIDIA GeForce GTX […]

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    Microsoft debuts Windows 10 in India and globally

    Microsoft on Wednesday launched the latest, and perhaps the last edition, of its much-awaited operating system (OS)Windows 10 in 190 countries, including India. Microsoft, which has made an upgrade to Windows 10 “free” for users of genuine Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems, will not launch more editions of this operating system. Instead, new […]

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    Windows 10 launched: A fresh start, and a few bugs

    Microsoft’s much-awaited Windows 10 (W10) operating system was finally released on Wednesday, and the first impressions suggest it might be here to stay for quite some time. While the general response seemed to be positive, some security experts raised red flags, especially about Microsoft Edge, which replaces the Internet Explorer web browser in W10. A […]