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Google1.Indian Link

Google’s ‘Internet Saathi’ programme goes live in Punjab and Odisha

Google India’s ‘Internet Saathi’ programme aimed to empower rural women with digital literacy has now added two more states -- Punjab and Odisha to its kitty -- thus expanding the initiative's reach to over...
Indian IT 1.Indian Link

Indian IT managers face budget crunch for cybersecurity: Survey

Most Indian IT managers are struggling to respond to cybersecurity due to severe budget crunch, lack of expertise and up to date technology, a new survey recently revealed. Over 80 per cent Indian IT managers...
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Indian real estate firms are fast adopting AI technology: Report

The real estate companies in India and China are fast adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in the development of applications that comprise machine vision for easy analysis and surveying of buildings and structures. Asia Pacific...

Will take action on those listening to your conversations: Google

After facing widespread criticism for eavesdropping on users' conversations via its Assistant to improve speech recognition technology, Google said that it was conducting a full review of its safeguards in this space and would...
Instagram.Indian Link

You can now restrict bullies on Instagram without notifying them

To curb online bullying, Facebook-owned Instagram announced a unique feature this week, where a user can "shadow ban" or "restrict" a bully from commenting on his or her posts. Once you "restrict" someone, comments on...
Quick Heal1.Indian Link

Quick Heal 1st Indian firm to get US patent for anti-ransomware tech

Pune-based Quick Heal Technologies has become the first Indian company granted a patent for its ground-breaking anti-ransomware technology by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Designed and developed by Quick Heal's state-of-the-art R&D and...
Twitter.Indian Link

Twitter to put a notice on political leaders’ harmful tweets

Twitter has decided to go hard on political figures like US President Donald Trump who frequently violate its policies, saying it will put out a notice for tweets from accounts belonging to political figures,...
Snapchatfeature.Indian Link

India ranks high on Snapchat’s global friendship survey

To explore how culture, age and technology shape preferences and attitudes related to friendship, Snapchat conducted a global survey of 10,000 people across India, Australia, France, Germany, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, the UK...
AI4.Indian Link

AI, machine learning help shrimp, vegetable farmers reap good harvest

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning have entered aquaculture and agriculture farms in some Indian states, benefitting the farmers in cutting down their labour and the uncertainties of trial and error methods. Thanks to these...
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Facebook honours Manipuri youth for spotting WhatsApp bug

Facebook has honoured a 22-year-old engineer from Manipur for detecting a bug on the instant messaging platform WhatsApp. The social networking giant awarded Zonel Sougaijam $5000 (roughly about Rs. 3.4 lakh) for the discovery and...