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Spotify announced it will stop political advertisements in 2020

Spotify announced it will stop political advertisements in 2020

Spotify announced on Friday that it will stop putting political advertisements on its platforms. This decision has been taken in the wake of upcoming US elections in January 2020. The move is aimed to prevent any attempts to divert the attention of general public through ads. Social media has a potential to influence the public opinion and hence Spotify will suspend political advertisements on its platform. About Spotify Spotify Technology S.A. is an international media service provider of Swedish origin….

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Boeing 737 Max Jets Crisis hits Infosys and TCS, $1 billion at stake

Boeing 737 Max Jets Crisis hits Infosys and TCS, $1 billion at stake

Boeing has stopped the production of 737 max Jets with effect from January 2019. This has created a big business concern for most of the major Indian IT firms. According to the reports, TCS, Infosys, HCL and L&T Technology have clients which are directly or indirectly connected with Boeing. These includes clients from various core domain like engine manufacturers, body suppliers, avionics etc. As a result of this, the major IT firms have direct exposure to Boeing and the halt…

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OnePlus launched ‘OnePlus bug bounty program’, will offer big prize if you can find bugs in their product

OnePlus launched ‘OnePlus bug bounty program’, will offer big prize if you can find bugs in their product

OnePlus has taken two major steps in a bid to enhance the security features in their products. This decision came after OnePlus reported two issues in last two years. First, OnePlus has announced ‘OnePlus bug bounty program’ by which any security expert or user can report bugs or issues in their products. Apart from this, they have also partnered with HackerOne to identify any security related issues that might impact the users. Any user, security expert or researcher can report…

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Performance Testing: Definition, Need and Types

Performance Testing: Definition, Need and Types

What is Performance Testing ? Performance Testing is a type of non-functional testing used to determine how a software will behave under different workloads. Workload can be defined in different terms like no of users simultaneously accessing a website or the volume of data a website tries to fetch from the database etc. Performance testing determines the applications performance in below parameters: Speed: response time of the application Scalability: maximum load an application can handle Stability: determine if the application…

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Netflix hits $1 billion revenue in Asia Pacific region

Netflix hits $1 billion revenue in Asia Pacific region

American online media streaming platform Netflix crossed $1billion revenue from Asia Pacific region in first 9 months of 2019. As per Netflix this is the result for high number of subscribers in the Asia Pacific region. The company witnessed an overall growth of 57% in the revenues compared to last year revenue. During the first nine months of last year, the revenue was $669 million. Not just the revenues, but it has also seen a huge growth in the number…

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Telenet picks Infosys to drive its Digital Transformation journey

Telenet picks Infosys to drive its Digital Transformation journey

Infosys wins a five year contract from Telenet for its digital and data transformation program The two giants have already shared a 19 year old relationship in various IT services Telenet picks Infosys as its strategic and preferred partner to provide various IT services around digital transformation and data initiatives. The deal has been awarded to Infosys for a period of next five years. Infosys is a global leader in providing consulting, technology and next-generation services to a large number…

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Social media platforms to implement User Identity Verification

Social media platforms to implement User Identity Verification

As per this requirement, social media platforms have to impact user verification mechanism This is in-line with the new bill Personal Data Protection Bill approved by Union Cabinet few days ago Indian government is leaving no stone un-turned when it comes to data privacy and preventing spread of fake news. Data protection and putting a check on the spread of fake news is very important when it comes to social media platform like WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter etc. India is one…

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Personal Data Protection Bill – Approval by Union Cabinet and Punishment Details

Personal Data Protection Bill – Approval by Union Cabinet and Punishment Details

This bill intends to protect the data of the users from misuse The bill also lays down the punishment in terms of data misuse Data can be critical or non-critical and hence the punishment will differ in both the cases Union cabinet on Wednesday laid down the broad guidelines about the usage of personal data of millions of consumers. Personal Data Protection Bill will devise a framework on collecting, storage and processing of personal data. This bill will also puts…

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Why is it necessary for IT employees to learn new skills sets

Why is it necessary for IT employees to learn new skills sets

IT employers are continuously asking their employees to acquire new skill sets As a result, employees are at the receiving end of the stick when it comes to re-skilling themselves along with their day-to-day work IT job, once considered a niche of the private industry, is going through a hard time currently. Its not that the shine had gone away from it, but it seems like this industry needs a round of gold coating to bring back the aura it…

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Infosys launches Cyber Next platform powered by Microsoft Azure Sentinel

Infosys launches Cyber Next platform powered by Microsoft Azure Sentinel

Infosys, a global leader and country’s second largest software exporter announced that it has launched Cyber Next platform which will offer enhanced security monitoring, management, threat detection and response services to enterprises. Cyber Next platform is powered by Microsoft Azure Sentinel. Azure is the cloud computing solution provided by Microsoft and is one of the major cloud service provider in the market. What is Microsoft Azure Sentinel Microsoft Azure Sentinel is a cloud based Security Information Event Management (SIEM) and…

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