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Security app called VGM launched by IIT-BHU in Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi: In an attempt to check crime against women, IIT-BHU students have launched a security app — Very Good Morning — (VGM), which will send the location to the police emergency number by pressing the mobile’s power button thrice. “The person in the problem can also send the location by just shaking the phone thrice. … The Siasat Daily

20 Jan 2020 7:51 pm
Samsung names Roh Tae-moon new smartphone business chief

Seoul: Infusing young blood into its smartphone business division amid growing Chinese competition in markets like India, Samsung Electronics on Monday named 52-year-old Roh Tae-moon its new mobile business chief — taking over from DJ Koh, current president and CEO of the IT and Mobile Communications (IM) business division. Tae-moon previously served as president and … The Siasat Daily

20 Jan 2020 4:15 pm
US judge orders Facebook to disclose malicious apps data

New York: As part of a probe ordered in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal involving 87 million users, a US judge has ordered Facebook to hand over data of thousands of apps that violated its user privacy. Facebook admitted last year that it suspended “tens of thousands” of apps for possible privacy … The Siasat Daily

18 Jan 2020 10:05 am