Google has introduced a new campaign, titled ‘Good to know' in a few Indian languages to help Indian users understand and protect their online information, a release from the tech giant stated. This site, which focusses on how to stay safe online, will have information in Hindi and several other Indian languages.
“Everyone wants to stay safe online, so we're making the campaign available in dozens more languages… We're also incorporating the Google Family Safety Center website, which has included online safety tips since 2010, into Good to Know to make all this information available in one place,” the release added.
Information provided on these sites will include tips on safe browsing, insights into how user data is used on Google and around the Web, and on managing your family's online experience.
For example, you can find out how to choose a strong password, recognise a phishing scam and double your account security with two-step verification. (google.com/goodtoknow)
Chipset maker AMD announced the widely anticipated launch of its second generation AMD A-series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) for mainstream and ultrathin notebooks, all-in-one and traditional desktops, home theatre PCs and embedded designs. The 2nd-Generation A-Series APU, codenamed ‘Trinity', is a grounds-up improved design over the previous generation, a release from AMD stated. According to the company, the new chipset offers double the performance per watt of the previous, has an improved media accelerator, increased processor performance up to 29 per cent, and longer battery life.
App development challenge
Samsung Electronics announced the Samsung Smart App Challenge 2012, a global app competition aimed at boosting the mobile ecosystem for its high-end smartphones. The contest is divided into two categories — Samsung Apps Super Apps and Best S Pen Apps. A total of 80 entries will be selected as winners, receiving a total of $ 4.08 million in prize money, a release from Samsung stated. This challenge is open to all mobile application developers across the globe. For more, log on to www.smartappchallenge.com