Google, Twitter to Give a Helping Hand to Delhi Traffic

Published: 22nd December 2015 02:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd December 2015 02:58 AM   |  A+A-

To ensure that people don’t face problems while using public transport, Delhi government has decided to tie up with Google and Twitter to give real time information about buses during the implementation of odd-even scheme starting January 1. Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai said the government has held a meeting with officials of Twitter and Google in the past and will soon have another meeting with them on the issue. A person who gets off a metro train in unknown area, he or she can then search bus routes with the help of Google and Twitter, the minister said.

Xbox’s year-end discount sale

google.jpgXbox offers a great deal for game enthusiasts. In the sale, ‘Countdown, Xbox offers upto 40 to 60 percent off on digital games, with the discount stretching to more than 60 percent on some deals. The sale is for both Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners, and the Redmond-based software giant. The major titles that will have a discount are Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Forza Motorsport 6, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Rare Replay, Fallout 4, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and NBA 2K16.

Cybercriminals have their eyes on Apple products

Here’s a bad news for Apple enthusiasts. Security solutions firm Symantec reports cybercriminals are increasingly targeting Apple devices like iPhone and iPad as these products gain popularity among consumers across the globe. Moreover, 2016 could see more attacks on the iOS platform that has been perceived to be “free from malware” in the past, it added. “Apple devices have experienced a surge in popularity in recent years. According to IDC, the company now accounts for 13.5 percent of global smartphone shipments and 7.5 percent of global PC shipments. This increase in usage has not gone unnoticed by attackers. A rising number of threat actors have begun developing specific malware designed to infect devices running OS X or iOS,” Symantec Director Solutions Product Management (Asia Pacific and Japan) Tarun Kaura told.


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