Samsung will manufacture 12 crore mobile phones annually from World’s largest mobile factory in Noida, India

Samsung India plant

The Noida plant made with an investment of Rs 4,915 crores will manufacture 12 crore mobile phones annually by 2020 and will give 25,000 direct and indirect jobs in Delhi NCR region. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and the President of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Moon Jae-in, […]

Govt of India warns Whatsapp for fake news menace

Soon Send Money through WhatsApp via BHIM

From old visuals to completely bogus information, India’s most used app, Whatsapp and its users have been a victim of fake news menace. Spreading fake news on media messaging platforms can be extremely dangerous. In 2012, a series of fake threatening messages in Bangalore forced North East citizens to flee […]

NITI Aayog and Google join hands for efficient Artificial Intelligence ecosystem

Artificial Intelligence

To focus on training, hackathons, mentoring startups, and providing research grants, NITI Aayog and Google has signed State of Intent to work on a range of initiatives to help build the AI ecosystem across the country. The agreement was signed to this effect by Ms. Anna Roy, Advisor, NITI Aayog and […]

India to have 50 crore mobile internet users in 2018.

High speed internet for Digital India

478 million mobile internet users in India by June 2018: IAMAI Like food, garments, and shelter, the internet connectivity for e-governance and information has been the 21st century’s basic human need. Cut-throat competition between telcos like Jio, Airtel and Idea has benefitted mobile internet penetration at large. Some telcos going […]

JioMusic and Saavn merger creates a billion dollar ‘music superpower’

Jio Music merges with Saavn

A shocker for incumbent Apple Music, Wqnk, and newly launched Amazon Prime Music. India’s most used music app, Saavn merges with JioMusic, the fastest growing music application. Reliance Industries Limited has executed definitive agreements for the combination of Saavn, a leading global music OTT platform, with its digital music service, […]

Vivo V9 is India’s first Android-based notch-type display smartphone.

Vivo V9

Apple iPhone X like display for half the price! Vivo, India’s leading Android smartphone brand has launched its newest flagship at an event in Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. This handset is running Android 8.1 out of the box and features a 6.3-inch screen with 2280 x 1080 pixels resolution. The smartphone can […]

Amazon launches its Prime Music service in India

Eighteen months after launching Prime services in India, Amazon, an American e-commerce giant has launched online music streaming service in India. The service will be included in the yearly fee of Amazon Prime subscription. Amazon Prime services for a year are available at Rs 999 which allows faster deliveries, video streaming […]

Research is key for India’s prowess in science and technology

India Science Technology

The economic survey 2017-18 has shed some light on India’s under-investment in science and technology. Although Indian scientists and technologists are considered amongst the best in the world, India is still far from its peer nations. Organisations like ISRO, DRDO, HAL, Infosys, Wipro etc are well-known in the prowess in […]

Dutch banking giants hit by DDOS attack

DDoS attack worldwide

Banking and financial services in the Netherlands were at a standstill as the country’s biggest banks and financial services systems were attacked by the potentially dangerous DDoS attack. Offline banking and online banking services of ABN AMRO, ING, and Rabo Bank were severely hit on 27th and 28th January. Internet […]

India’s fastest supercomputer, Pratyush will enable block-level weather forecasting.

IMD

India becomes the first Asian country to have petaflop computing facility. India, being an agrarian economy, is highly dependent on annual monsoon rainfall. With the increasing risks of El Nino, pollution and depletion in green cover, rainfall is day-by-day getting abnormal affecting the lives and the GDP of India. Accurate […]