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Tala’s Alumina lighting range caters to today’s growing rental market

British lighting brand Tala has designed its “super simple” Alumina range with urban nomads in mind, in a bid to appeal to a more transient rental market. Comprised of a plug-in pendant and a table lamp, Tala’s latest collection is manufactured from alumina – a high-grade technical ceramic

Security researcher MalwareTech pleads guilty

Marcus “MalwareTech” Hutchins, the British security researcher known for stopping the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, has pleaded guilty today to writing malware in the years prior to his prodigious career as a malware researcher. “I regret these actions and accept full responsibility for my mistakes,”

Microsoft Issues Security Alert Over Cyber Attack: Reports

SAN FRANCISCO:  Microsoft has alerted some of its web mail users of possible hacker attacks that could access their email accounts illegally, media reports said. In an email notification to some affected users on Saturday, Microsoft said it became aware of an issue involving

Wipro Lighting forms strategic partnership with Mapiq

NEW DELHI: Wipro Lighting said it has formed a strategic partnership with Netherlands-based Mapiq to work jointly in the area of smart workplaces in India. As per the agreement, Wipro will implement Mapiq’s interactive 3D maps into its Internet of Lighting (IoL) smart building proposition

Kirstjen Nielsen resigns as Trump homeland security secretary

 Kirstjen Nielsen, seen in November 2018. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Kirstjen Nielsen, the homeland security secretary who has been the public face of some of the Trump administration’s most contentious policies, has resigned. In a tweet on Sunday, Donald Trump said: “Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen

Russia wins landmark WTO ‘national security’ case against Ukraine

Russia has won a dispute about “national security” at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a ruling that may lend support to global car tariffs that could be imposed by the United States. The WTO panel ruling on Friday – the first ever on the right to a

Gardening for this 21-year-old Chennai citizen is more than just planting and maintenance

CHENNAI: It is uncommon for a variety of exotic flowers and plants to grow on a terrace garden, but for 21-year-old Gokuleshwaran A, this is an everyday reality. From cardinal flowers like the desert rose to several potted bonsai trees to over 30 different

Asus software updates were used to spread malware, security group says

Asus’ software update system was hacked and used to distribute malware to about 1 million Windows computers, according to the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. The malware was disguised as a “critical” software update, distributed from Asus’ servers, and signed using a real Asus certificate that

Finding The Right Balance Between Security And Privacy

Panel of experts discusses security and privacy at Armorblox Blox Party during the 2019 RSA Security Conference. TONY BRADLEY The RSA Security Conference was held in San Francisco at the beginning of this month. Nearly 800 vendors and more than 50,000 people invaded the

Guest column: Tips for gardening in small spaces

When most people think of a garden, they imagine a large field that has been plowed with long neat rows spaced 3 or 4 feet apart to allow cultivation by a tractor or tiller. Gardening on such a scale is impossible for city dwellers,