Google Buys Drone Maker Titan Aerospace to Provide Internet Access to Remote Areas

Apr 21, 2014



Google has acquired a New Mexico based Drone-maker Titan aerospace in order to connect parts of the world which do not have internet access. Currently, about two-thirds of the world's population is not connected to the internet due to poor facility or infrastructure. Google is doing so to increase its core business by providing internet access to those parts of the world which are not connected to the internet.

Heartbleed Vulnerability-Internet Security Flaw: Internet Users Confidential Data at Risk

Apr 16, 2014

The much talked security threat these days that is faced by the OpenSSL cryptographic software library is Heartbleed bug which can affect 2/3rd of the world’s server. This bug allows anyone on the internet to read the memory of the system which have been protected by the vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software.


An OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) Model consists of 7 layers that characterize and standardize the internal functions of a communication system by partitioning it into abstraction layers. The model is a product of the OSI project at the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The TLS (Transport Layer Security) and SSL (Security Socket Layer) provides communication security over the internet. This major flaw on the OpenSSL actually boosts the cybercriminal acts as the system is not secure anymore i.e. our sensitive data like usernames, passwords, credit card numbers and more are at risk.

Twitter Acquires Cover, an Android Screen Locker - To Improve Its Mobile Services

Apr 9, 2014


 

Twitter has acquired Cover, an android screen locker app that lets you customise what apps you see and when. You can read more on how Cover works here.

“We’re excited to announce that we are taking a turn today as we bring the Cover team to Twitter to take these ideas even further” says on Cover blog post.

“Twitter, like Cover, believes in the incredible potential of Android. They share our vision that smartphones can be a lot smarter — more useful and more contextual — and together we’re going to make that happen. We’ll be building upon a lot of what makes Cover great, and we’re thrilled to create something even better at Twitter.”

Android Wearable - Initial Steps of Google Into the World of Wearable Devices

Mar 24, 2014

With the Mobile Industry getting into a phase where smartphones are pertaining a whole world; there is a new beginning for the innovative technology called Wearable Devices. Recently Google unveils an Android Wear which is a modified version of the Mobile Android OS especially designed for these wearable devices, with the initial push being smartwatches.

In this, Google being a pioneer decided to come up with such technology which is especially developed to make these devices work more efficiently given their size and functionalities.

To begin with, installation of this OS has been initiated on the smart watches. One thing that need to be considered while designing applications for a device is that, it needs to be fitted onto our wrist so, we have to keep things as compact as possible. Instead of adding any phone like features; the device have very minimalistic features which focuses completely on notifications and quick responses, so that you won’t have a huge over loaded watch on your wrist. These devices has an OS which is based on “Google Voice Recognition Technology”.

Want to Peep Inside Your Favourite Venue Around India? Say Hello to Indoor Google Maps

Mar 10, 2014

“Google is providing access of 75 popular indoor venues across 22 cities in India. This is a new revolution which will help you to navigate your way inside those popular listed destinations as well.”

Google is actually becoming an integral part of our life and it would not be wrong to say- ‘that Google is everywhere we go’. Google is trying to simplify people’s life by saving their time through every possible way. If we look at the increasing number of Malls in India, where people are spending so much time towards shopping, food, entertainment etc. Google has just provided an application towards simplifying the life of the shoppers.



From 5th March 2014, you can access Indoor Google Maps for 75 popular indoor venues across 22 cities in India. Indoor Google Maps are like having an indoor directory in the palm your hand – which will help you to navigate inside the mall without any assistance and extra miles. The popular venues like Ambience Mall of Gurgaon and Select City Walk of Delhi now have their floor plans uploaded on Google Maps. The maps automatically appear when user zoom in on location and then fad away when the map is zoomed out.