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Mozilla Partners ‘Have I Been Pwned’ to Develop Firefox Monitor, 1Password Also Gets Integration

US-based not-for-profit Web services firm Mozilla on Monday announced a partnership with HaveIBeenPwned.com (HIBP) to create a new user security tool called Firefox Monitor built right into the Mozilla Firefox browser. The new privacy tool will allow users to check if their email address has been part of a data breach merely by entering it into the search box of the […]

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PayPal to Acquire Fraud Prevention Company Simility for $120 Million

PayPal Holdings has agreed to acquire fraud prevention technology company Simility for $120 million (roughly Rs. 812 crores) in cash, it said on Thursday. Palo Alto, California-based Simility sells machine-learning-based technology to help online merchants spot fraudsters and improve risk management. PayPal plans to make Simility’s services available to its merchants following the close of the […]

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Amazon India Now Requires OTP to Complete High-Value Order Deliveries, Adds ‘No Rush Delivery’ Option

Amazon India has started giving a One Time Password (OTP) to customers making certain high-value orders to offer a more secure shopping experience. The OTP will need to be entered on the delivery agent’s device to complete and confirm the delivery. Additionally, the online marketplace has been spotted offering a ‘No Rush Delivery’ option under which […]

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Internet Now Has 333.8 Million Domain Names, Says VeriSign

Global leader in domain names and Internet security VeriSign on Tuesday announced that the first quarter of 2018 saw approximately 1.4 million domain name registrations, taking their total number to approximately 333.8 million across all top-level domains (TLDs). The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of approximately 148.3 million domain name registrations in the domain […]

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Online Platforms Capture 38 Percent of Smartphone Sales in India, Flipkart Leads: Counterpoint

Driven by exclusive online launches and strong promotions, e-commerce platforms captured a record 38 percent share of the total smartphone channels in India in the first quarter of 2018, a new report said on Friday. According to Counterpoint Research’s “Market Monitor” service, Flipkart continued its dominance in the online smartphone market with 54 percent share, with Amazon at second place […]