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A dangerous virus that has been targeting Android phones is hacking into call records of users, stealing passwords and other sensitive data. The government has issued an advisory against the new menace in town. The government has issued an advisory against malware called 'Daam' that can infect Android phones. This malware has the ability to gain unauthorized access to various aspects of your phone, such as call records, contacts, browsing history, and even your camera. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), which is the national cybersecurity agency, has provided this advisory.
Coming later this year, the new accessibility features include live speech, personal voice, point-and-speak, and assistive access that would be available on iPhone, iPad, and Mac users. Ahead of Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 18, Apple on Tuesday previewed software features for cognitive, vision, hearing, and mobility accessibility, along with tools for individuals who are non-speaking or at risk of losing their ability to speak.
To assist users with better navigation, tech giant Google has come up with the Immersive View feature for routes, announced during the Google I/O event. Utilising computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) technology, Immersive View merges billions of Street View and aerial images to construct a comprehensive digital representation of the world. The feature puts all the information a user might need in one place. This includes information about real-time traffic, weather updates, bike lanes, complicated intersections, parking, and more. Let us take a look at how Google Maps’ Immersive View for routes will make navigation easier.
Google recently revealed an upgraded search product at its annual conference in Mountain View, CA. The new product integrates more artificial intelligence (AI) and has been embedded into 25 Google products, such as the search updates and a feature that assists users in composing emails in Gmail. Known as the Search Generative Experience, this technology utilises generative AI to offer customised and precise responses to search inquiries.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory – India (LIGO-India) on Thursday, when the country celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Pokhran-II nuclear tests. PM Modi will also dedicate to the nation a Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Plant at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre campus at Visakhapatnam and a Fission Moly-99 Production Facility in Mumbai, to produce the radioisotope used in more than 85 per cent of imaging procedures for early detection of cancer and heart disease. May 11 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1998 nuclear tests carried out at Pokhran test range, including its first test of a thermonuclear device, which has since been celebrated as the National Technology Day to honour scientists, engineers and technologists who made the tests possible.