Dunzo Delivery Service Reveals Data Breach Potentially Exposing User Data

Dunzo, the delivery service startup, has reportedly identified a data breach that has impacted one of their consumer databases. While the company hasn’t shared the extent of the attack, it has however confirmed that hackers got hold of a database that contained the phone numbers and email addresses of its users. The company also added that no payment information was exposed. The information about the breach was shared by Dunzo CTO Mukund Jha through a post on Medium. “While our best teams are working on resolving and strengthening our…

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Huawei: Why the UK might hang up on 5G and broadband kit supplier

Image copyright Getty Images These are tense times for Huawei and the UK’s telecoms providers. The prime minister will shortly review use of the Chinese company’s equipment, with MPs set to be informed of his decision on Tuesday. It seems likely that Boris Johnson will set a deadline by which time the firm should stop being involved in the country’s 5G network. But what’s unclear is whether he’ll also order it to be stripped out of other mobile and fixed-line broadband systems too. The decision will not only have an…

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Breast cancer: Zimbabwe woman’s struggle to avoid mastectomy

Image copyright Tendayi Gwata A 44-year-old woman in Zimbabwe, Tendayi Gwata, is battling to avoid a mastectomy after her breast cancer treatment abruptly ended when the only radiotherapy machine in the capital, Harare, stopped working. Ms Gwata, a marketing consultant, had already lost all her hair during chemotherapy. Then she was told that because the machine had broken down, she may need her breast removed. Zimbabwe’s health sector has largely collapsed amidst an economic crisis that has seen inflation soaring to 785%, and a severe shortage of cash. The crisis…

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Coronavirus: Why politics means success or failure in South America

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Despite political divisions and an economic crisis Argentina has kept cases comparatively low South America is the new epicentre of the global coronavirus pandemic, but the region’s leaders have responded to the crisis very differently. A great deal has been said about poverty in this part of the world, like the favelas in Brazil where social distancing is hard to achieve and where basic sanitation is not always a given. There is also the fact that there are so many millions of unregistered workers…

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Coronavirus: Thrifty Germany takes on debt to rescue arts

Image caption This choir has been able to start rehearsing again – in the conductor’s garden As evening sunshine ripples through a ripening pear tree, birds chatter above the distant hum of a lawnmower. Then, suddenly, the singers of Lübeck’s rock and roll choir raise their voices. Swaying and smiling, they run through their repertoire: classics like Jailhouse Rock and Ghost Riders in the Sky. Germany’s cultural life is slowly coming back to life. The German government has set aside more than €1bn (£896m; $1.13bn) to protect the arts –…

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Bosnia’s Srebrenica massacre 25 years on – in pictures

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 8,000 men and boys were massacred at Srebrenica “All who wish to go will be transported, large and small, young and old. Don’t be afraid… No one will harm you.” On 11 July 1995, Bosnian Serb units captured the town of Srebrenica in Bosnia-Herzegovina. In less than two weeks, their forces systematically murdered more than 8,000 Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims) – the worst act of mass killing on European soil since the end of World War Two. Ratko Mladic, commander of the Bosnian…

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Duda vs Trzaskowski: The fight for Poland’s future

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Andrzej Duda (L) is facing Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski Poland’s presidential election on Sunday will be crucial in shaping the country’s future and its strained relations with the EU for at least the next three years and perhaps beyond. Why run-off presents Poles with clear choice If the incumbent President Andrzej Duda is re-elected for another five-year term, his allies, the nationalist Law and Justice-led government will continue their socially conservative policies, efforts to control independent institutions and generous state handout programme. If the…

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Here is How The Phones Could Look

Image for Representation. The dummies reveal three smartphones in the iPhone 12 series out of four, namely, the 5.4-inch iPhone 12, 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and the 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. News18.com Last Updated: July 11, 2020, 4:50 PM IST There have been a number of leaks over the past few weeks around Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 series smartphones that the company plans to unveil in September this year. Now, a new leak in the form of a short video has dropped a hint on Apple’s newest…

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Nigeria: 11-year old dancer challenges ballet stereotypes

A recent video of 11-year-old Anthony Mmesoma Madu dancing in the rain went viral with the likes of Hollywood superstar Viola Davis and other celebrities sharing the video. Anthony is one of the 12 students at the Leap of Dance Academy in Lagos. The academy, founded in 2015, is the brainchild of Daniel Ajala Owoseni who has been been teaching ballet for free without a dance space. Filmed and edited by: Grace Ekpu Source link

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The Russian whistleblower risking it all to expose the scale of an Arctic oil spill catastrophe : worldnews

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 94%. (I’m a bot) The owner of the plant, the Nornickel metals giant, says the spill was quickly contained, and the damage limited. In an email, Nornickel told CNN that the cleanup of the spill was ongoing, and that the company was “Guided by the official data of Rosprirodnadzor and the Ministry of Emergency Situations,” as well as satellite imagery that shows “The borders of the fuel spread.”. Beyond the rare public spotlight on an environmental issue in Russia,…

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From Breathe Into The Shadows to Undekhi and Maafia, It’s All About Thrillers This Week

A number of Indian original thrillers have dropped on various streaming platforms this week. While the Breathe: Into The Shadows is a psychological thriller with the kidnapping of a girl as the focal point, Undekhi is developed around the murder of a cop in the Sunderbans. Maafia is another thriller series which makes the experience of the board game come alive for a bunch of friends. In international titles, Charlize Theron is leading a group of immortal warriors in The Old Guard, while Cate Blanchett explores the plight of refugees…

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