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LinkedIn India User Base Doubles in 4 Years to Cross 50 Million

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn on Tuesday said its India member base has doubled in the past four years to cross 50 million in the country. India is LinkedIn’s fastest-growing and largest market outside the US. Globally, the professional networking platform has over 562 million members. “Our members-first, localised approach has helped us cross the 50 million mark in India. We are at the beginning ... Read More »

EU Agrees on Data Deal With Japan

The European Union reached a deal on Tuesday allowing businesses to seamlessly transfer personal data between the bloc and Japan, deepening economic links as the two sides also agree a free-trade pact. The EU and Japan concluded several years of data talks in Tokyo in the margins of a bilateral summit and the deal should come into effect towards the ... Read More »

Supreme Court Backs Ban That Virtually Outlaws Cryptocurrencies in India

HIGHLIGHTS SC refused to overturn RBI ban on dealing in cryptocurrencies India is going a step further in cracking down on peer-to-peer money Abu Dhabi, South Korea are creating rules to allow secure crypto-trading India’s top court refused to overturn a central bank ban on lenders from dealing in cryptocurrencies, a move that effectively outlaws the nascent industry in Asia’s third-largest ... Read More »

Cryptocurrency Exchange Theft Surges in First Half of 2018: CipherTrace

Theft of cryptocurrencies from exchanges soared in the first half of this year to three times the level seen for the whole of 2017, leading to a three-fold increase in associated money laundering, according to a report from US-based cyber-security firm CipherTrace released on Tuesday. The report, which looks at the global anti-money laundering market, showed that in the first six months ... Read More »

Xiaomi Plans to Enter US Market Next Year, Says Ties Will Help Avoid Trade Tensions

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi is set to enter the US next year The company is considering the US market “very attractive” Xiaomi’s Senior Vice President Wang Xiang confirmed the development Xiaomi is aiming to enter the US a long time after gaining success in India and China. The company also recently entered Europe and the UK. The Beijing-based smartphone maker that sells its Mi and ... Read More »

Top five social media mistakes

Who would have thought that in today’s society it could be so easy to use your social media accounts whichever they are in a way that you will deeply regret? These fun apps and accounts are supposed to be ways to connect with friends, or to reach out to a vast number of people from all walks of life with ... Read More »

How To Attract Traffic To Your Blog

The purpose of starting a blog is to get people to read it. How do you do it?It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to launch a blog and build an audience that makes it successful and from which you can also monetize your blog. Don’t expect to create a blog today and achieve overnight success with it. ... Read More »

Gmail Rolls Out @Mentions for Web, Expected Soon on Mobile

HIGHLIGHTS The @mention is already active in Gmail for web Android and iOS users to get it soon @mention feature works similar to that of Twitter Gmail recently got a big overhaul, and it now comes with several new AI-based features including Smart Reply, email snoozing, and more. Now, the web-client has introduced a new feature that lets you @mention people ... Read More »

US Seeks to Take Control of Infected Routers From Hackers

HIGHLIGHTS A federal judge in Pennsylvania gave FBI the permission FBI can seize a domain that was being used to control infected devices Cisco Systems on Wednesday released a report on the hacking campaign The US government said late on Wednesday that it would seek to wrestle hundreds of thousands of infected routers and storage devices from the control of hackers ... Read More »

Netflix Sets Premiere Date for The Simpsons Creator Matt Groening’s New Show, Disenchantment

HIGHLIGHTS Disenchantment premieres August 17 Created by Matt Groening, of The Simpsons fame Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) voices the lead character Netflix has set a premiere date for The Simpsons creator Matt Groening’s first new show in nearly two decades – an adult fantasy animated series called Disenchantment – and provided a first look of the central trio: a hard-drinking young princess Bean, ... Read More »