Saturday, March 2, 2024

Science & Technology

Pegasus: US Court orders maker to hand over code to WhatsApp

Israel spyware company NSO Group has been ordered by a US court to hand its code for Pegasus and other spyware products to WhatsApp as part of the company’s ongoing litigation,...

The New York Times’ lawsuit against OpenAI could have major implications for the development of machine intelligence

Mike Cook, King's College London In 1954, the Guardian’s science correspondent reported on “electronic brains”, which had a form...

Security Breach at Indian Internet Service provider Hathway: Hacker exposes KYC data of 4 million users

In a strange turn of events, reports reveal that the KYC data of 4 million users has been accessed by a hacker from the Indian Internet Service Provider Hathway.

India successfully launches satellite to study black holes from Sriharikota

On New Year's Day, India embarked on a mission to unravel one of the universe's oldest mysteries - black holes. At 9:10 am, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) initiated the launch of XPoSAT, the X-ray Polarimeter Satellite, from Sriharikota.

Decoding deepfake: Conversation with Anushka Jain on intersection of technology, privacy, and digital frontier

The present century has been witnessing the overflow of digital manipulation through deep generative methods. What you see...

New study reveals Oxford coronavirus vaccine produces strong immune response

A team of scientists at Oxford University’s Jenner Institute and Oxford Vaccine Group has taken the next step towards the discovery of a safe, effective and accessible vaccine against coronavirus.

UN rights expert says emerging technologies entrenching racism, xenophobia

An independent UN human rights expert is calling for greater scrutiny of emerging digital technologies which she said are being used to uphold racial inequality, discrimination and intolerance.
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MPhil-Ph.D. Sociology Delhi School of Economics: Entrance exam, research proposal, interview tips

A student from any social science discipline can apply for MPhil and Ph.D. sociology at DSE. So is the same for Ph.D. students. However, since you are applying for Sociology, a fair understanding of sociology and its relevance to your research topic is expected.

Larry Tesler, inventor of cut/copy & paste, find & replace dies aged 74

Larry Tesler, a pioneer in early computing, has died at the age of 74.
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Science as a catalyst for peace and development

This World Science Day for Peace and Development, celebrated annually on 10 November, is themed “Open science, leaving no one behind”. Open science is the movement to make scientific research and dissemination accessible to all levels of society, amateur or professional