SAN FRANCISCO: Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other sensitive information about 143 million Americans. Now the unwitting victims have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen. The Atlanta-based company, one of three major U.S credit bureaus, said Thursday that… Read More


TORONTO: Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system that can accurately detect and alert drivers when they are texting or engaged in other distracting activities, and possibly help avoid accidents. The system uses cameras to detect hand movements that deviate from normal driving behaviour and grades or classifies them in terms of possible safety threats.Fakhri… Read More


NEW DELHI: Reliance Jiohas partnered with domestic smartphonemaker Intex. As part of the partnership, all Intexsmartphone buyers will get additional 25GB 4G data.Under this special benefit, all new Intex 4G Smartphone users using a Jio connection can enjoy additional 5GB 4G data per recharge, over and above what they normally get on a recharge of ₹309 or above,… Read More


ONDON: The “happy” or “sad” tweets may not accurately reflect a Twitter user’s actual emotional state offline, suggests new research. Rather, Twitter users have developed their own unique cultural behaviour, conversations and identities, which shape the ways in which they present their views online, said the study published in the journal PLOS ONE. There is no evidence… Read More


NEW DELHI: South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung has started rolling out Android Nougat 7.0 operating system for its Galaxy J7 Prime. According to a report by SamMobile, the update weighs 1.09GB and bring features like improved notification panel, split screen, better battery optimisations, ability to reply from notifications and fresh Samsung UI which is seen in its flagship smartphone… Read More