computer systems

Europe’s youngest app developer Aaron Bond expelled from school

March 8th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Europe’s youngest app developer, 14-year-old Aaron Bond, has been expelled from his school and given police reprimand after he was caught breaking into his school’s computer system. ... Read more...

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Bill Gates to testify in Utah in the Novell Inc. suit

November 21st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bill Gates, the Chairman of Microsoft Corporation, will take the stand and testify in a suit filed by Novell Inc. The suit against the world’s largest software ... Read more...

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iGate proposes to de-list Patni Computer Systems

November 16th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Software major iGate Wednesday moved to de-list its subsidiary Patni Computer Systems from the Indian stock markets and said it will offer public shareholders a minimum ... Read more...

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Machine that sent Nazi messages up for sale

September 18th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) A machine used by the Nazis for sending coded messages during World War II will be sold at an auction here this month. It could fetch ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting internet jihad

July 13th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Al Qaeda is plotting a jihad on the internet against Britain and the West, and has launched teams to target key computer systems, officials said.Terrorists ... Read more...

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‘Burn Notice’ Season 5 premieres

June 24th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 5th season of Burn Notice premiered with a flashback that recapped the images of the very group, which had burned Jeffrey Donovan’s character. Then the ... Read more...

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Brain-like computing power edges close to reality

June 24th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A new technique patterned on the human brain is likely to revolutionise computing power by performing at lightning speed and cutting down energy consumption. The research ... Read more...

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900 tickets for Man City vs United semis stolen

April 5th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Thieves have stolen Manchester City's 900 FA Cup semi-final tickets from a Royal Mail van in Manchester.Cops fear the tickets will be sold to unsuspecting fans desperate ... Read more...

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Canadian federal department computers hit by suspected Chinese cyber attack

February 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Feb.17 (ANI): Key Federal departments in Canada have detected an "unauthorized attempt" to access their computer networks, and investigations have revealed that the cyber attack originated from servers based in China.The ... Read more...

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iGate acquires majority stake in Patni Computers

January 10th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) US software company iGate along with private equity firm Apax Partners has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Indian software services major Patni Computer Systems Monday for ... Read more...

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Soon, ‘emotional’ satnavs that read your mind and know how you feel!

December 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Cambridge University researchers are working on computer systems that sense your mood and react accordingly.Prof Peter Robinson, head of emotional robotics, believes one application could be navigational systems ... Read more...

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Breakthrough technology to enable much faster computing

December 3rd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) A new chip technology that integrates electrical and optical devices on the same silicon bit, would enable smaller, faster and more power-efficient chips than is possible with conventional ... Read more...

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Home Ministry to have Bio-metric access control devices

August 10th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.10 (ANI): In a bid to prevent unauthorised access of computer systems, the Government has plans to install Bio-metric acess control devices in the Ministry of Home Affairs.Minister of ... Read more...

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Soon, software systems that can sense user’s activity

June 23rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A Pakistani computer science researcher at the University of Leicester, UK, has looked at the prospects of a technique which could sense the activity of the user with ... Read more...

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Apple/AT&T iPhone Orders Stalled, Failure in Combined Systems?

June 16th, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Buyers of the iPhone, an Apple product sold in the United States by AT&T, are having serious issues getting their phone registered after purchase, with lines forming ... Read more...

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Adobe acknowledges critical security flaw in Reader, Acrobat, and Flash Player

June 8th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Adobe on Monday acknowledged a critical security flaw in its Reader, Acrobat, and Flash Player software, the BBC reported.Adobe said the vulnerability potentially enables hackers to ... Read more...

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British Airways’ terror-accused employee wanted to go to Pakistan for training

March 12th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 12 (ANI): A British Airways employee, who was allegedly planning to carry out a suicide attack after being placed in airline's strike-busting cabin crew, had offered his Al Qaeda chiefs ... Read more...

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3 Spaniards charged with running illegal computer network

March 4th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 4 (IANS/EFE) Three Spanish nationals ran a network of more than 13 million "zombie computers" that accessed the bank-account information of upwards of 800,000 people, authorities here said. Zombie computers are ... Read more...

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Huge cache of pirated CDs seized in Punjab

January 12th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) Over 1,000 pirated CDs of Bollywood films were seized in raids conducted at five different locations in Amritsar, Ludhiana and Ferozepur cities of Punjab Tuesday, police said. "The raids ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to spend Rs.4.7 cr on educational institutes

December 15th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) The administration of this union territory (UT) will spend Rs.4.65 crore (Rs.46.5 million) on the maintenance and construction of government schools and colleges, a senior official said here ... Read more...

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How to block stealthy malware attacks

November 4th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Researchers from North Carolina State University have devised a novel way to block rootkits, one of the most insidious types of malware, preventing them from taking over computer ... Read more...

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Skiing robot created by scientists can navigate slalom courses

October 22nd, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): A team of scientists from Slovakia has created a skiing robot capable of navigating slalom courses.According to a report in the Telegraph, the robot, around the size ... Read more...

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Hackers break into MI5’s website

July 30th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Computer hackers have invaded MI5's official website, it emerged last night.According to the Daily Express, the gang rigged the site so the identity of visitors could be stolen ... Read more...

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Unix 2038: Another Y2K?

July 8th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
In the year 2000 the whole world faced a problem in context of Windows operating system based PCs and it was known as the Y2K problem or the millennium bug. This problem ... Read more...

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Obama’s spy-proof blackberry can be breached, says worlds most famous hacker

February 14th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 14 (ANI): While U.S. President Barack Obamas blackberry has been claimed to be a spy-proof device, the world''s most famous hacker Kevin Mitnick says that it can still be ... Read more...

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75 percent of UK Military data at security theft risk

January 14th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Almost 75 percent of the UK Ministry of Defence''s IT systems are not up to the mark with regard to the Government''s own standards for data security, ... Read more...

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Obama, McCain computers attacked by unknown foreign hackers

November 7th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Unknown foreign entity or organisation sought to gather information on policy issues of US presidential elect Barack Obama and his Republican rival John McCain by hacking their ... Read more...

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Don’t take your laptop on your holiday: psychologist

August 8th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Though laptops and wireless Internet connections are considered inseparable tools for the new-age executives, they are spoiling their holidays and increasingly ruining their family relationships, a psychologist has ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi customs to have speedy import clearing system

June 25th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 25 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi customs department has signed here a Memorandum of Understanding with logistics company DHL Express for launching an Electronic Data Interface (EDI) system for faster ... Read more...

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US senators question nine Indian firms on H1-B visas

April 8th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 8 (IANS) With outsourcing becoming an election issue, two US senators have questioned 25 top H1-B visa users, including nine Indian firms, about their recruitment process for professional ... Read more...

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Staff surveillance systems on the rise in the UK

January 9th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
London, January 9 (ANI): British employers are using more and more electronic systems to keep a watch over their employees, and thus making the workers feel more exhausted and anxious, according to ... Read more...

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