Ubuntu Releases IoT Core Platform

Canonical last week released Ubuntu Core 16 for the Internet of Things to provide enhanced security and app store support for connected devices. The platform provides regular security updates and gives independent software vendors, manufacturers and enterprises control of system updates. Ubuntu Core 16 uses Ubuntu’s snap packages technology to ensure that IoT applications access […]

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First Hyperloop Could Blaze a Trail Between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Hyperloop One which aims to fulfill the vision of high-speed transportation promoted by Elon Musk, has signed a deal to develop a line between Dubai and UAE capital Abu Dhabi, Dubai reportedly announced this week. No financial terms have been disclosed, but the project reportedly will have several stations throughout Dubai connecting the hyperloop system […]

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Google Clamps Down on Sneaky Malicious Sites

Sites that repeatedly violate Google’s safe browsing policies will be classified as repeat offenders, the company said last week. A small number of websites take corrective actions after Google displays alerts on their landing pages warning visitors that they’re harmful. However, they typically revert to violating the policies after Google goes through the process of […]

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Google India Launches Second Edition of ‘Web Rangers’ Internet Safety Contest

Google India on Tuesday launched the second edition of the “Web Rangers” contest, saying it was an effort to promote and educate the youth about staying smart, safe and savvy online. The “Web Rangers” contest is open to students across the country in the 10-17 year age group. “The ‘Web Rangers’ contest is a platform […]

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