Microsoft has opened its fifth global Cybercrime Satellite Centre in Singapore to support its cybercrime efforts in Asia-Pacific, which is increasingly a hot target for hackers.The facility is the third in the region where there are similar centers in Beijing and Tokyo, and will lend its services to Southeast Asian economies including India, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand. The other two global sites are in Berlin and Washington, the latter of which was where the first was launched in November 2013. Latest news on Asia India 'anti-colonial' to its economic detriment: Marc Andreessen in incoherent Twitter rant LG Pay will be a no show at MWC: Report Singtel shrinks net profit by SG$16m Facebook withdraws Free Basics project in India Samsung to provide public safety network in South Korea The satellite centers run under Microsoft's digital crimes unit, which operates primarily as a support or cost center and not a for-profit business unit within the company, said … [Read more...] about Microsoft opens Singapore cybersecurity satellite center
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Today, India presents a mouthwatering proposition for anyone wanting to do business there. It has 280 million internet users, a figure which will grow to 640 million by 2019. This is a huge population to exploit for any company whose business plan hinges on the internet as a primary distribution medium.Few industries are therefore as excited and anxious about their fortunes in India as the entertainment industry, specifically the various global entertainment juggernauts who now see the net -- not TV or the movie theatre -- as the medium through which they can leverage their products. For proof of this, just take a look at the lineup that was in attendance to fete Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to the US, amongst them the bosses of News Corp, Sony Entertainment and Time Warner. Latest news on Asia India 'anti-colonial' to its economic detriment: Marc Andreessen in incoherent Twitter rant LG Pay will be a no show at MWC: Report Singtel shrinks net profit by … [Read more...] about As Netflix plans on invading India, Eros stands in its way
Mark Zuckerberg is moving forward with his plans to connect the world to the internet through Internet.org, his philanthropic organization. One of the keystone projects is an ambitious attempt to spread connectivity to remote and under-serviced regions using giant internet drones. Tests are already underway."I'm particularly excited by our progress on Aquila, our solar-powered aircraft that will beam internet access into communities from the sky," Zuckerberg wrote on Facebook yesterday. "We're making good progress on the engineering and for months we've been flying a prototype design of our plane every week. More robotics 11 delivery robots that will soon carry food and packages to your door Meet Norman, the world's first 'psychopathic' AI 11 jobs teens are about to lose to robots New robots reduce human error in life science labs 11 fabulous futuristic robots from Automatica 2018 A new robotic gripper inspired by geckos and pioneered by NASA Zuck included some pretty … [Read more...] about Facebook’s internet drone close to taking flight
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday confirmed that it has lost communication with the GSAT-6A satellite, which was launched on March 29. The satellite, which is India’s most powerful communication satellite, was launched on broad GSLV-F08 and successfully completed the first orbit raising operation successfully on Friday morning. The Times of India reports that the second orbit raising maneuver, which was scheduled on Saturday, was also completed with a successful firing of the LAM (liquid apogee motor) engine. ISRO continued receiving data from the satellite for about four minutes before it went blank, says the report. After being silent on Saturday, it was only on Sunday, ISRO finally confirms the loss of communication with the satellite. “The second orbit raising operation of GSAT-6A satellite + has been successfully carried out by LAM Engine firing for about 53 minutes on March 31, 2018, in the morning. After the successful long-duration firings, … [Read more...] about ISRO loses contact with recently launched GSAT-6A satellite
Google Project Loon could be headed to India. As reported by The Economic Times, Google is currently in talks with local telecom companies like BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited), which may help pilot the program in the region. "We can't do a Loon pilot without partnering with a local telco," Google India chief Rajan Anandan told the Times, since those telcos handle the provisioning. "We are talking to a number of them [and] the government has been very supportive." VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY The high-altitude Project Loon balloons beam Internet services to underserved areas below. It recently launched above the Asian island nation of Sri Lanka, and and is ready to kick off real-world testing in places like Indonesia this year. Google did not immediately respond to PCMag's request for comment. Project Loon started with a pilot program in Canterbury, New Zealand, with 30 balloons in the air and 50 testers on the ground. By November … [Read more...] about Google Project Loon’s Next Stop: India?