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Indians care more about phones than people they love: Study

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Nearly 33 per cent of people, specially the younger generation that has grown up in a digital world, care more for their smartphones over engaging with individuals they love and India tops the list with 47 per cent, a report said on Saturday. The study by telecommunications company Motorola, which is developed in partnership with Nancy Etcoff -- expert in 'Mind-B...

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Samsung, Qualcomm collaborate to produce chips for 5G mobile technology

Seoul, Feb 24 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Co. has announced that it will cooperate with Qualcomm Technologies Inc to produce 7-nanometre chips for fifth-generation (5G) network service amid rising demand for semiconductors. The two companies will expand their decade-long cooperation into Extreme Ultra Violet (EUV) lithography process technology, including the manufacture of future Qualcom...

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Recording songs has become more complicated now, says Big B

Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the process of recording songs has become more complicated now. Big B, who has recorded a song titled Badumba for his upcoming film 102 Not Out, wrote on his blog: The entire concept of recording songs has changed. From being complicated several years ago, it is now even more complicated as the world moves towards modern technology, an...

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Heat build-up lesser in chaotically arranged cities: Study

New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that heat build-up gets lesser in cities where streets and buildings are arranged chaotically compared to those cities laid out in a more ordered way. The researchers determined the patterns of buildings from satellite images of 47 cities around the world. The findings, published in the journal Physical Review Letters, suggest that a...

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India tops Big Data and Analytics adoption in APAC region: Oracle

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) When it comes to Big Data and Analytics, Indian enterprises are adopting the technologies to improve operations and enhance customer experience at a greater pace than the rest of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, a senior executive from Cloud major Oracle has said. When it comes to the Next-Gen trends in the Big Data space, adoption, customer interaction and ope...

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Microsoft, Xiaomi to make AI-powered speakers, smartphones

San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Taking on Apple and Google, Microsoft and Chinese electronics major Xiaomi have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered budget speakers and smartphones. The companies would work closely in Cloud computing, AI and hardware. Since they have chosen to sign a memorandum, their partnership is not legally binding and...

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5G to be in spotlight at MWC 2018

Barcelona, Feb 24 (IANS) The 2018 edition of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), to be held from February 26-March 1, will focus on the continued progress of 5G technology. Around 170 international delegations will also attend an event which will present new products and discuss the future of the mobile communications industry, creating 13,000 temporary jobs with an estimated economic impac...

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Government will not tolerate embezzlement of public money : Modi

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the massive PNB scam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the government will take strong action against those indulging in financial irregularities and asked supervisory agencies responsible to do their job to prevent such frauds. He also warned that his government will not tolerate embezzlement of public money. Tho...

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PM research fellowship open for candidates from Saturday

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) B.Techs from country's premier techinical institutes can apply for the Prime Minister Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme from Saturday onwards, an official statement said. Application for the research scholarship, which will grant the winners a one time grant of Rs 2 lakh and Rs 70,000-80,000 every month, can be filed till 5 p.m. March 31 at the PMRF website, said...

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Chrome to analyse northeast poll results data for DD

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Chrome Data Analytics will analyse the counting of votes in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland for the state-run Doordarshan TV. Chrome will collect election data and provide it to the national news broadcaster on the counting day of the assembly elections on March 3, a company statement said. The project will incorporate technology empowered platforms for q...

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Netflix will be a giant exporter of Indian stories: Reed Hastings

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings says that the Global internet TV network will be a giant exporter of Indian stories in the future. Hastings was in the national capital at the Global Business Summit to speak on How Technology is Changing Media, on Friday. Netflix is expanding its India slate with the addition of three new originals -- Leila, Ghoul and Crocodi...

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No country should allow its soil to be used for terror against others: India, Canada

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India and Canada on Friday resolved to combat terrorism and violent extremism in all forms and manifestations and agreed that no country should allow its territory to be used for such activities, an agreement that came during the weeklong visit by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that was marked by controversies over the perceived softness of Canada towards Khalistani separa...

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Lenovo dethrones Datawind to top Indian tablet market

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Chinese technology major Lenovo has become market leader in the Indian tablet market replacing Datawind with 21 per cent share in the second half of 2017, with Samsung sharing the second position with Datawind at 16 per cent, a new report said on Friday. According to CyberMedia Research's India Tablet PC Market Review, Datawind lost a massive 15 per cent market s...

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India, Canada pledge to fight terrorism in all forms

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India and Canada on Friday pledged to combat terrorism in all its forms and manifestations while declaring that no country should allow its territory to be used for terrorist and violent extremist activities. The assertion by the two countries came in a joint statement issued after talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Canadian counterpart Justin Tru...

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Microsoft to accelerate digital literacy in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) In a bid to improve the integration of technology in education, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced an agreement with Microsoft to enhance digital literacy across all levels in the state. Under the agreement, the tech giant will adopt seven schools identified by the government and train teachers and students around building 21st century skills which inclu...

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Huawei, Airtel conduct successful 5G trial in India

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Chinese technology giant Huawei and telecom services provider Bharti Airtel on Friday announced to have successfully conducted 5G network trial under a test set-up in India. The trial was conducted at Airtel's Network Experience Centre in Manesar (Gurugram), the company said in a statement. We are moving quickly to begin collaboration towards 5G interoper...

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No space for misuse of religion, says Modi with Trudeau by his side

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by his side, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said there is no place for misuse of religion for political and divisive purposes, sending a clear message at a time Canada is perceived as having been soft on Khalistani separatists. Terrorism and extremism are threats to our democratic and pluralistic societies, Modi...

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Cisco appoints Miyuki Suzuki as President, Asia Pacific and Japan

Singapore, Feb 23 (IANS) Networking giant Cisco on Friday announced the appointment of Miyuki Suzuki as the new President for its Asia Pacific and Japan operations. She would take care of regional revenue growth across 18 markets, propelling customer digital transformation and cybersecurity efforts. With growing economies and increasing technological maturity, Cisco is positionin...

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New iPhone app to aid heart attack survivors

New York, Feb 23 (IANS) A new iPhone-based app may help patients who survived a heart attack to maintain their health and reduce the number of hospital readmissions, according to a study. The Corrie app is the first cardiology app for the Apple CareKit platform and is designed to help patients navigate the hospital discharge process by educating them about heart disease. The app...

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3-day Google India summit to nurture youth in technology

Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) With an aim to creating a pool of highly-skilled workforce in the country, Google on Friday announced a three-day 'Developer Students Club' (DSC) summit in Goa. The summit -- from February 23 to 25 -- is aimed at giving the Indian student community a head-start on Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Mobile and Web Development technologies.

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