WhatsApp Quashes Data Breach Concerns, Says No Evidence Of Any Leak

WhatsApp has responded to allegations of a data breach on the platform. WhatsApp claims that there is no evidence of a data leak from the messaging app and that the unsubstantiated screenshots do not make a compelling case for otherwise. “The claim written on Cybernews is based on unsubstantiated screenshots. There is no evidence of a ‘data leak’ from WhatsApp,” said a WhatsApp spokesperson on Monday. In fact, the reporter of the Cybernews piece on the WhatsApp data breach confirms this. According to Jurgita Lapienyt, Chief Editor of Cybernews, there…

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Simplilearn acquires New York-based Fullstack Academy

Simplilearn acquired US based bootcamp education company Fullstack Academy. The value of the transaction was not disclosed by the company. Simplilearn, an upskilling edtech platform, has acquired Fullstack Academy, a US-based bootcamp education company, as it seeks to expand in North America. The value of the transaction was not disclosed by the company. Simplilearn acquired Fullstack from publicly traded US edtech Zovio Inc, which has been attempting to dissolve the company for several months. In a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in September, Zovio stated that…

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UK creates £1.5M fund to support carbon-reducing AI projects

The UK government has launched a £1.5 million program to encourage the use of artificial intelligence to reduce carbon emissions. “The United Kingdom is one of the most advanced AI economies in the world, and AI technology is already having a transformative impact on our economy and society,” said UK Science Minister George Freeman. “However, there is enormous potential to do more.” The AI for Decarbonisation program is part of the larger Net Zero Innovation Portfolio, which aims to accelerate the commercialization of low-carbon technologies, systems, and business models. AI…

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Food-agric business Fresh From Farm raises over Rs 3.2Cr led by Inflection Point Ventures

Food agribusiness startup Fresh From Farm has raised over Rs 3.2 crore in a seed funding round led by Inflection Point Ventures, a Gurugram-based angel investment firm. The startup plans to use the raised capital for team building, inventory management, capital expenditure, Research & Development (R&D) and branding.   Fresh From Farm, a food agribusiness startup, has raised over Rs 3.2 crore in a seed funding round led by Inflection Point Ventures, a Gurugram-based angel investment firm. Fresh From Farm is a demand-and-data-driven aggregation ecosystem that detects retailer demand trends…

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WhatsApp to soon allow users to share voice notes as status updates

WhatsApp is working on a host of new features to improve the user experience. WhatsApp may soon allow the possibility to let you share your voice note as a status update. WhatsApp is developing a slew of new features to enhance the user experience. The messaging app may soon allow you to share your voice note as a status update. WhatsApp users can currently only share images and videos as status updates. WhatsApp was spotted testing the feature on the app’s iOS beta version. According to Wabetainfo, WhatsApp is working…

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Infosys wins digitization deal from battery maker Envision AESC

The Bengaluru-based IT services company did not disclose the size or the tenure of the said deal. the cloud-based platform developed is aimed to improve productivity and simplify quality monitoring through data-driven reporting and analytics tools, according to a press release. Infosys has partnered with battery technology company Envision AESC to help develop a cloud-based platform to digitize and automate manual processes at the latter’s EV battery manufacturing plants. The deal’s size or duration was not disclosed by the Bengaluru-based company. According to a statement, the cloud-based platform developed in…

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Elon Musk says Twitter will start allowing Blue, Grey, and Gold check marks to users starting next week

Twitter’s verification program is all set to launch next week. Twitter will manually allot different Blue, Grey, and Gold check marks to organizations, governments, and Twitter Blue subscribers. Twitter’s new verification program is set to return, albeit in a different color scheme this time. Elon Musk has announced that Twitter will assign different Blue, Grey, and Gold check marks to organizations, governments, and Twitter Blue subscribers manually. The decision to assign different colors to different accounts was made to address the issue of impersonation that arose following the initial rollout…

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Jio 5G available in all cities of Gujarat, Jio users in the state can avail 5G services for free

Jio 5G is now available across Gujarat. Jio users can connect to the Jio 5G network after receiving the welcome offer invite. Reliance Jio is rapidly expanding its 5G services across India. Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Varanasi, Kolkata, Pune, Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad, Bengaluru, and Faridabad are among the 12 Indian cities where the telecom operator has already begun to offer fifth-generation network services. Jio has now launched its 5G services throughout the entire state of Gujarat. Gujarat has been named the first Indian state to have 100% 5G coverage across…

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India tops the world nations in AI talent concentration: Network Readiness Index 2022

India secures 1st rank in AI talent concentration and overall 61st according to the recently released Network Readiness Index 2022. India’s position has improved by six slots in the latest version of 2022. India secures 1st rank in AI talent concentration and overall 61st according to the recently released Network Readiness Index 2022. India’s position has improved by six slots in the latest version of 2022. The report ranks a total of 131 economies that collectively account for almost 95 percent of the global gross domestic product (GDP). The United…

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Future of technology will have Indian fingerprint everywhere: UAE Minister

Al Olama stated that technology is driven by places such as Bengaluru, but technology has also come from the rest of the world. He praised the country for the strides it made in the field of technology. UAE Minister Omar bin Sultan Al Olama stated that the future would have Indian fingerprints for ‘everyone and everywhere. He praised the country for the strides it made in the field of technology while addressing the inaugural session of the 25th Bangaluru Tech Summit. “Our belief is that India is not just past…

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