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In line with its efforts to prevent misuse of its platform during elections, Facebook has set up a War Room to reduce the spread of potentially harmful content.

Top apps using Siri Shortcuts to make daily tasks easier: Apple Oct 19 2018

Top apps in Apple Store are increasingly using Siri shortcuts to make everyday tasks easier for their users, the Cupertino-headquartered company said.

Gemalto withdraws report that claimed data breach at Aadhaar Oct 18 2018

Gemalto withdrew its report which claimed that data breach incidences in India were the second highest globally on account of compromise in the Aadhaar database.

Ramco Systems bags order from Airbus Helicopters Oct 18 2018

Ramco Systems has bagged an order from Airbus Helicopters SAS to develop software for fleet maintenance and engineering.

Netflix needs lower prices to woo India Oct 18 2018

Netflix Inc’s Indian operation drew attention in a surge of international subscribers in the third quarter, but it faces fierce competition and a difficult cultural conundrum to make inroads with the country’s more than one billion TV viewers.

Rajasthan government considers banning social messaging apps around examination centres to prevent cheating Oct 18 2018

The Rajasthan government is considering a ban on social messaging apps like WhatsApp around exam centres to prevent cheating, instead of the current practice of disabling the mobile internet services entirely.

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe Oct 18 2018

Alphabet Inc’s Google revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union, introducing a licensing fee for device makers to access its app marketplace in a response to regulators’ findings that it had broken antitrust law.

Cyber-spy campaign using code from Chinese group spotted: McAfee Oct 18 2018

Global cybersecurity firm McAfee on Thursday said it discovered a new cyber espionage campaign which reused source code from the hacker group APT1, or Comment Crew, a Chinese military-affiliated group accused of launching cyber-attacks on more than 141 US companies from 2006 to 2010.

Global IT spending to grow 3.2% in 2019: Gartner Oct 18 2018

Driven by increased Cloud adoption, worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.8 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2 per cent from expected spending of $3.7 trillion in 2018, according to the latest forecast by market research firm Gartner.