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Number of bank fraud declines to 6,735 in 2018-19, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The bank fraud incidence involving over Rs 1 lakh has declined to 6,735 in 2018-19 as compared to 9,866 in the previous fiscal, Parliament was informed Tuesday. The bank fraud incidence involving over Rs 1 lakh has declined to 6,735 in 2018-19 as compared to 9,866 in the previous fiscal, Parliament was informed Tuesday. During 2018-19, as many as 6,735 ... Read More »

Sex education: Llanelli MP says no child should be excluded

There is a “strong case” for scrapping parents’ right to remove children from sex and relationships education, according to a Welsh Labour MP. Llanelli MP Nia Griffith told BBC Wales she did not “want to see any child excluded from those lessons”. The Welsh Government is considering whether to make the lessons compulsory. A consultation on the issue has concluded ... Read More »

Need To Make Sure We Continue The Momentum, Says Travis Head

After suffering a 31-run defeat in the first Test against India in Adelaide, Australia bounced back with a 146-run victory in Perth to level the four-match Test series 1-1. The comprehensive win was the first for the Australian team since the ball-tampering fiasco that shook the team in March, earlier this year. With a win finally in the bag in ... Read More »

E-Sports: Move to Less Violent Games for 2022 Asiad, Says Alisport CEO

E-sports will shift away from violent content and towards sports-focused titles for the 2022 Asian Games, the CEO of Chinese tech giant Alibaba’s sports arm told Reuters on Sunday. Alisports CEO Zhang Dazhong, who partnered with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to feature electronic sports as a demonstration event in the 2018 Asian Games, said the discipline would need to evolve ... Read More »

Facebook, Boosting Artificial-Intelligence Research, Says It’s ‘Not Going Fast Enough’

] Facebook will dramatically accelerate its research into artificial intelligence, its chief AI scientist said Tuesday, in hopes of ensuring the social network doesn’t fall behind with the technology it will need to contend with Internet rivals and police its gargantuan audience. The world’s biggest social network said it would recruit high-profile engineers and expand its AI-research division to roughly 170 ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 Series Sold 1 Million Units in Less Than a Month, Company Says

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi 8 went on sale on June 5 in China Xiaomi Mi 8 SE went on sale on June 8 in China The smartphones run on MIUI 10, have a dual camera setup at the back Xiaomi launched the Mi 8, smaller Mi 8 SE, and premium Mi 8 Explorer Edition last month. The three smartphones came with a display notch and were ... Read More »

Samsung Says to Start Building New China Memory Chip Line This Month

Samsung Electronics plans to begin building a new memory chip production line in China in late March, a spokesman said on Thursday, as the tech giant ramps up efforts to boost NAND flash technology to meet future demand. The tech giant said in August last year that it expected to invest $7 billion (roughly Rs. 45,000 crores) over the next three years to ... Read More »

Intel Says Performance Impact of Chip Flaw Security Updates Isn’t Significant

HIGHLIGHTS The updates were widely expected to have a major performance impact Intel refuted those concerns on Thursday, and citing large clients The performance impact will be further mitigated over time, Intel says Intel Corp said fixes for security issues in its microchips would not slow down computers, rebuffing concerns that the flaws found in microprocessors would significantly reduce performance. The ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

Proposed education legislation amounts to ‘school capture’, says FEDSAS

“This type of state control that goes against everything a democracy stands for.” This is the opinion of the Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (FEDSAS) regarding the proposed Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill. Laerskole Nelspruit, Laeveld, Bergland, Witrivier, Malelene, Barberton, Sabie, Clivia and Nelspruit Primary, Hoërskole Nelspruit, Bergvlam, Rob Ferreira, Barberton, Sybrand van Niekerk and Lowveld High School, and ... Read More »