Category: Internet

Google Slams Symantec for Issuing Fake Web Certificates, Demands Answers

Google is demanding that Symantec must conduct an assessment to ensure it is still eligible to run a certificate authority. The search giant’s scathing statement comes after the security firm was found to have issued a large number of fake digital certificates. In mid-September, upon Google’s notification, Symantec revealed that its Thawte certificate authority (CA) […]

Italian Prime Minister Faces Uphill Struggle Over Google Tax Plan

Under pressure to find resources for his promises of sweeping tax cuts, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is hoping to raise billions of euros by forcing multinational Internet firms to pay taxes on profits generated in Italy. Treasury Undersecretary Enrico Zanetti said a so-called “Google Tax” could yield up to EUR 3 billion (roughly Rs. […]

Infosys Partners GE to Develop Solutions for Internet of Things

Infosys Ltd. on Wednesday said it has developed solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) to benefit from huge data generated by connected devices in the industrial enterprise. “We have collaborated with GE (General Electric) a digital industrial behemoth, to develop the solutions, which help industrial enterprises improve efficiency and build intelligent linkages between design, production […]

YouTube Videos Will Soon Feature Shopping Ads

Google’s YouTube will now start showing Google Shopping ads to viewers in an attempt to push the popular video platform as a digital storefront. The company on Tuesday announced Shopping ads for YouTube, which will work similarly to Google Shopping ads seen on Google, allowing interested consumers to shop directly via the YouTube video. Diya […]

China Launches 20th Satellite for BeiDou Navigation System

China on Wednesday successfully launched 20th new generation satellite which has among others a hydrogen atomic clock, moving a step closer to build its own Global Positioning System to compete with the US-operated GPS. Launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan, the satellite was boosted by a Long March-3B carrier […]