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Are Cryto Currencies Dead

Crypto

Barely a decade ago, a person or group of people known by the pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto developed the concept of cryptocurrency when he/she/it/they developed Bitcoins, using blockchain technology. Cryptocurrencies are based on the concept of decentralization, distributed ledger system, peer to peer transmission etc. This omits the need of  a central regulating authority and enhances security therefore cryptocurrencies […]


Amazon Go might be the future of shopping, for good.

Amazon Go

Amazon started out as a humble online bookstore. Over the time it has spread its domain to Amazon Go comes from selling books to toys, furniture, jewelry, software and what not. Apart from that the company also focuses in e-commerce, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence. It has over 40 subsidiaries including Audible, Whole Food Market,  and Zappos. Amazon […]


Data Localization In India

Around the end of July, a committee headed by retired Justice B N Srikrishna announced a Data Protection Draft Law that recommended that Indians should have at least one copy of their personal data in India (also called ‘data mirroring’). It also said that a part of that data, labelled as critical personal data, must […]


GDPR Explained

GDPR Explained

Until now, the minimum standard for processing data in the European Union was the  Data Protection Directive of 1995. This has been replaced by GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR is often called as the most important data privacy regulation in the last 20 years. The EU Parliament approved and enforced it on April 2016 and […]


What happened in Cambridge Analytica data leak?

Cambridge Analytica

Brief History of Cambridge Analytica Cambridge Analytica began with a British PR firm that’s been around for decades. It is, rather was, a data analytics firm which helps political campaigns target voters online.The firm is shutting down. The company and its parent company SCL claims to have built “5,000 data points on over 230 million American voters”allowing political […]


Google Unbundled

Google Unbundled

What has Google announced? The European Union had ordered Google to stop forcing phone manufacturers to pre-install its engine and the Chrome Web browser if they want to pre-install Google’s Play store. So Google is dropping the restrictions it imposed on Android device manufacturers following a clash with EU, but it will start charging those […]


Which Fitbit should I buy?

Fitness trackers is all the rage now. Fitbit, the pioneers in fitness trackers have been constantly innovating and bringing out various versions of fitness trackers of late. The variety is really great, but now people are spoilt for choice that they really don’t know which one to go for. Most of the variants have the basic […]


Mailbox is shutting down!

Its really sad to see our all time favourite app Mailbox shutting down. The simplicity of the app captured our interest from the very first day it was launched. In spite of many other apps coming up with replicated features, none was able to match the beauty and effectiveness of Mailbox. This app actually did simplify […]