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Instagram now has 200,000 advertisers

Facebook’s Instagram app just hit a major milestone: It now has more than 200,000 monthly active advertisers, paying to reach its 400-million-plus active users. That 200,000 number is up from just “hundreds” of advertisers in June. The company, which opened its self-service ad platform in September, said 75 percent of its advertisers are outside the U.S. and the vast majority ... Read More »

Hospital pays $17,000 ransom to get access back to its encrypted files

A Los Angeles hospital has paid US$17,000 to cyberattackers who crippled its network by encrypting its files, a payment that will likely rekindle a fierce debate over how to deal with a problem known as ransomware. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center issued a statement saying that its systems were restored on Monday, 10 days after malware locked access to its systems. ... Read More »

Government introduces bill to hike wage ceiling for Bonus to Rs 21,000

Government on Monday introduced a bill in Lok Sabha that seeks to enhance pay eligibility limit of an employee for bonus to Rs 21,000 per month, from Rs 10,000, to make more workers eligible for the benefit. The Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Bill, 2015 also seeks to enhance the monthly bonus calculation ceiling to Rs 7,000 per month from existing ... Read More »

Wikipedia Print Edition to Cost $500,000; Runs Into 7,600 Volumes

In an ambitious project, a New York artist is creating a print edition of Wikipedia that runs into 7,600 volumes and is priced at $500,000 (roughly Rs. 3.2 crores).Michael Mandiberg, who teaches at the College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, has written software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia ... Read More »