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Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella, Other Tech CEOs Slam Trump On Immigration Ban

Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella, Other Tech CEOs Slam Trump On Immigration Ban

Several Silicon Valley CEOs have strongly criticised US President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration ban against people from seven Muslim-majority countries, extending support to their employees affected by the order. Google CEO Sundar Pichai criticised the controversial immigration order, saying it will create “barriers” to bringing great talent to the US, as the Internet search giant […]

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A security vulnerability that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages has been found within its WhatsApp messaging service. Facebook claims that no one can intercept WhatsApp messages, not even the company and its staff, ensuring privacy for its billion-plus users. But new research shows that the company […]

Tech billionaires donate $20m to fund set up to protect society from AI

Tech billionaires donate $20m to fund set up to protect society from AI

The founders of LinkedIn and eBay are donating a combined $20m (£16.4m) to fund academic research aimed at ensuring the safety of artificial intelligences. LinkedIn’s founder Reid Hoffman and the Omidyar network, the philanthropic investment firm set up by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, are donating $10m each to the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence […]

To create a cashless economy, the government must first strengthen its cyber security system

To create a cashless economy, the government must first strengthen its cyber security system

What happened at Bangladesh’s central bank in February was straight out of a Hollywood heist movie. Hackers sitting in unknown corners of the world transferred $101 million from the bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank in New York to fraudulent accounts in the Philippines and Sri Lanka. If this could happen to Bangladesh’s premier […]

WhatsApp gets video calling

WhatsApp gets video calling

WhatsApp has announced video calling feature to its app, which will go live on Android, iOS and Windows devices over the next couple of days. WhatsApp video calls were part of the Android public beta app for those who had signed up, but it is now coming out of beta and ready for all users. […]