eInfochips Eragon 660 and 625 Modules

Infochips (an Arrow Company) has launched Eragon 660 and 625 modules for companies to accelerate the time-to-market for products using the Qualcomm SDA660 and Qualcomm APQ8053 processors, respectively. The addition of these Qualcomm Technologies’ processors to the Eragon 600 series allows eInfochips to address the growing demand in advanced computing and video processing on handheld devices. “This work with eInfochips allows large numbers of innovators to create exciting products and solutions using the technologies that transform how the world connects, computes and communicates,” said Joseph Bousaba, Vice President of product…

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India as One of the Most Vulnerable to SamSam Ransomware

A new report from Sophos says that since its first appearance in December 2015, the SamSam ransomware has raked in almost $6 million by targeting organisations and individuals around the world, including those in India. According to the 47-page report, 74 percent of the known victims are based in the United States. Other regions known to have suffered attacks include Canada, the U.K. and the Middle East, with India ranking sixth among the top victim countries across the world. The cybersecurity firm also revealed in a separate survey that 90…

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Bosch Perfectly Keyless App Makes Car Keys a Thing of the Past

The key of the future is digital, and it offers more features than its analog predecessors – impossible to lose or steal, and there is never a need to search for it. That is because it is stored securely and specifically for each user in a smartphone app. “Our Perfectly Keyless app is making conventional vehicle keys a thing of the past. Bosch is taking the car key into the digital realm and making it available anywhere, anytime,” says Harald Kröger, President of the Bosch Automotive Electronics division. With Perfectly…

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wild in 18th century, wrote a play called, ‘Importance of being Earnest.’ The play talks about a wealthy gentleman called Jack, who uses the name of Earnest when visiting a different town. Jack’s friend Algernon (Algy) also christens an imaginary friend Bunbury. The author clearly points towards the different lifestyle that Jack lives when he switches the name. Both the characters indulge in deception, created by the two names, or the imaginary friend as per their convenience highlighting the importance of being Earnest. Earnest in English language is defined…

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