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You can now get one of the best anti-virus tools for your computer for free

Adam Berry/Getty Images … Kaspersky Labs, one of the leading providers of anti-virus software, announced on Tuesday that it’ll be offering its computer-protecting services for free .The free service is called Kaspersky Free, and it includes anti-virus scanning and protection for your files, emails, and web usage, as well as automatic updates, and a quarantine service to safely contain malicious computer bugs. ... Read More »

Mac malware caught silently spying on computer users

Mac users typically think they’re immune to malware. But a new strain used for spying reminds us even Macs can be compromised. Researchers have found an unusual piece of malware, called FruitFly, that’s been infecting some Mac computers for years. FruitFly operates quietly in the background, spies on users through the computer’s camera, captures images of what’s displayed on the ... Read More »

Beauty spot or landscape blot? Computer trained to judge scenery

Wordsworth found it in a host of daffodils; Nan Shepherd in the nooks of the Cairngorms. For Monet it popped up all over the place, from the windmills and canals of Amsterdam, to the sailing boats of Argenteuil. What lends a scene beauty has long been left to the poets and painters to define, but that may be about to ... Read More »

Kano Launches Pixel Kit DIY Light-Up Computer

Nearly a year after its successful Kickstarter campaign, Kano’s Pixel Kit is now available to the masses. The LEGO-like light board boasts 128 pixels that bring to life your own games, data, artwork, and music. For $79.99, you get a box of buttons, boards, batteries, books, and beyond. Build the Pixel Kit yourself, then connect it to a computer (Mac or PC) and ... Read More »

There’s a bizarre 80’s computer app hidden in Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’ reissue

There’s a very bizarre Easter egg hidden in Radiohead’s latest album. Buried within the boxed edition of the band’s OK Computer anniversary release is a computer program for a 1980’s computer with a hidden message. SEE ALSO: Type ‘spinner’ into Google for a fidgety surprise Discovered by a group of dedicated fans on Reddit, the program is for a ZX Spectrum, an 8-bit computer that was popular ... Read More »

Reliance Jio data leak: Computer course dropout arrested from Rajasthan, will soon be brought to Mumbai

The Maharashtra police have arrested a computer course dropout from Rajasthan for allegedly leaking database of Reliance Jio customers on a website. He will be produced in a court in Rajasthan for transit remand and will then be brought to Navi Mumbai. Forensic analysis is under way to find out if Jio’s database has been leaked and how the accused ... Read More »

Laptop Ban: Emirates, Turkish Airlines Say Exempted From Electronics Restriction

HIGHLIGHTS The ban was lifted “effective immediately” on Dubai International Emirates blamed travel restrictions for a drop in demand on US flights The UK ban does not apply to flights from Dubai and Abu Dhabi The United States has lifted the in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on US-bound flights from Dubai and Istanbul, Emirates and Turkish Airlines said ... Read More »

Ransomware Virus Hits Computer Servers across the Globe

A ransomware attack hit computers across the world on Tuesday, taking out servers at Russia’s biggest oil company, disrupting operations at Ukrainian banks, and shutting down computers at multinational shipping and advertising firms. Cyber security experts said those behind the attack appeared to have exploited the same type of hacking tool used in the WannaCry ransomware attack that infected hundreds ... Read More »

Lava Helium 14 Laptop With 14.1-Inch Display, Windows 10 Launched at Rs. 14,999

HIGHLIGHTS The laptop sports a 14.1-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display The Helium 14 comes with 2GB of RAM Lava Helium 14 is already available for purchase from Flipkart Domestic mobile and tablet manufacturer Lava on Wednesday announced that it has partnered with Microsoft and Intel to launch its first ever laptop – Helium 14. Priced at just Rs. 14,999, the ... Read More »

Flipkart Unveils Rs. 999 per Month Laptop Offer Partnering With HP, Intel, Microsoft

HIGHLIGHTS Consumers can Rs. 999 per month in a 36-month EMI Flipkart has partnered ICICI Bank and Citibank The laptop sports a Intel Core i3 processor E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Monday announced that it has collaborated with HP, Intel, and Microsoft so that consumers can buy the HP Imprint, an Intel Core i3-powered Windows 10 laptop priced at Rs. 35,954, ... Read More »