Google to acquire cloud migration platform Alooma(04:40) San Francisco, Feb 20 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced that it will acquire Silicon Valley data migration company Alooma to grow its cloud business service in its latest efforts to compete with its rivals Amazon and Microsoft.
Cabinet nod to new company for commercial use of ISRO programmes(23:14) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday gave its approval for setting up a new company under the Department of Space, to commercially exploit the research and development work carried out by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
Electronics policy targets $400 billion manufacturing revenue by 2025(22:48) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Tuesday passed the National Electronic Policy 2019 which targets $400 billion turnover by 2025 from domestic manufacturing, setting up cluster for the entire value chain and employing over 1 crore people directly or otherwise to achieve a growth rate of 32 per cent.
No Surya Kiran aerobatics at Bengaluru air show: IAF(21:38) Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) Aerobatics by the IAF's Surya Kiran aircraft would not be part of the flying display at the air show from Wednesday due to the death of a pilot following collision of two planes in the air while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase, a senior official said on Tuesday.
Hindu chauvinistic videos thrive on Chinese app TikTok(20:38) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) At a time when Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sanghs (RSS) economic wing Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) has called for ban on China-based social media apps in the wake of Pulwama terror attack, Hindu chauvinistic videos are thriving on TikTok, a popular China-based app that allows users to create and share short videos.
Kerala inks MoU to set up Rs 1,000 crore Data Park(19:02) Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 19 (IANS) Kerala has signed an agreement with the leading hyper scale data platform RackBank Datacenters Private Limited (RBDC) to set up a Rs 1,000-crore Data Park at the Infopark in Cherthala.
Can begin 5G trial within a month of Indian government's nod: Huawei (Lead)(18:58) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Amid reports suggesting that Huawei may not get the government's approval for 5G trial in India, Huawei India CEO Jay Chen on Tuesday dismissed the reports as wild speculation and stressed that the Chinese tech giant can begin 5G trial within a month of approval from the government.
Facebook intends to develop its own AI chips: Report(18:46) San Francisco, Feb 19 (IANS) Facebook intends to develop its own Artificial Intelligence (AI) chips to facilitate faster computing needed to achieve new AI breakthroughs like digital assistants with common sense, said a media report.
Kashmiri student rusticated from SGT for Pulwama comments(17:10) Gurugram, Feb 19 (IANS) A Kashmiri medical student was on Tuesday rusticated from the SGT University here for posting alleged "objectionable" comments on the February 14 Pulwama attack that hurt her co-students' sentiments, a varsity official said.
No more trysts with exchange business: Jignesh Shah(16:28) By Rituraj Baruah New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Having burnt his fingers in the National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL), its founder and current 'mentor' of '63 moons technologies' (formerly Financial Technologies) Jignesh Shah said he would not invest any more into stock or commodity exchanges.
Qualcomm set to consolidate position in chip market: Report(16:22) Gurugram, Feb 19 (IANS) With smartphone original equipment makers (OEMs) preferring Qualcomm chipsets in all major segments and third-party chip use continuing to rise in the smartphone market, the company is set to consolidate its market position in India in 2019, according to a report on Tuesday.
Enjoy biggest-brightest Snowmoon after 8.30 p.m.(14:08) New York, Feb 19 (IANS) Stargazers on Tuesday are in for a celestial delight as the biggest and brightest Supermoon of the year, also called the Snowmoon, is set to brighten up the night sky after 8.30 p.m.
Is Alexa recording your bedroom talk? (IANS Special)(13:30) By Nishant Arora New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) At a time when digital assistants in smart devices at home or office are talking to us like never before, some users have begun to worry: Is Alexa or Google Home listening and recording personal conversations beyond the "wake" word?