Google Pay launches gold buying, partners MMTC-PAMP India

May 7, 2019

New Delhi: Tech giant Google Thursday said it has partnered with bullion refiner MMTC-PAMP India to allow Google Pay users to buy and sell gold through the app, a service that is already offered by the likes of Paytm, Mobikwik and PhonePe. Through this partnership with India’s only LBMA accredited gold refinery, Google Pay users will be able to buy 99.99 per cent 24-karat gold, Google said in a statement….

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Your smart home devices could get you hacked

May 7, 2019

A few years ago, a major part of the internet on the United States’ eastern coast faced blackout following the biggest cyberattack in the history of the internet. The reason was Mirai malware which initiated the IoT botnet attack that affected many websites including, Netflix, Amazon, Twitter, New York Times, Spotify, CNN, and PayPal. After the attacks, Cisco’s cyber threat intelligence arm–Cisco Talos found several vulnerabilities in the firmware of…

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How new H-1B visa reforms will trouble IT firms

May 7, 2019

For a lot of IT firms, the H-1B visa program has been a worthy source for talent. This program gives 85,000 visas to foreign workers every year, based on a lottery system. However, this system has been facing controversy, many believe that due to these visas, jobs of American workers are replaced by foreigners. Also, it causes an administrative burden which has had a limiting effect on which companies apply….

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