The rise of unconventional corporate team-building activities
From racing to wine lessons to building food trucks, team-building is now as unconventional as it gets.
Apple's news service reaches 100 million users, App Store sales expand
Apple gave the figures in its annual early January update on its services businesses. Apple's overall services segment revenue rose 16% to $46.3 billion in its most recent fiscal year ended on Sept. 28, 2019, while its iPhone segment sales fell 14% to $142.4 billion.
One for the road: This app will alert you of potholes, help prevent accidents
Potholes in India are not only annoying, but claim thousands of lives every year. Bengaluru-based RoadMetrics AI-based solution alerts riders of impending dangers in roads such as potholes, cracks, and damaged roads.
JNU campus violence: 3 JNU professors move HC with PIL to preserve data, CCTV footage, evidence
The petition also sought directions for preservation and retrieval of all material/evidences available with WhatsApp INC, Google INC and Apple INC pertaining to relevant data of WhatsApp groups 'Unity Against Left' and 'Friends of RSS' including messages, pictures, videos and phone numbers of the members, in connection with the violence at JNU.
Byju’s secures $200m from Tiger at $8 billion valuation
New York-based Tiger Global Management has invested $200 million in education app Byju’s, valuing the Bengaluru-headquartered company at about $8 billion.
Party ad spends for Delhi polls may hit Rs. 170cr
The BJP, AAP and Congress will shell out anywhere between Rs. 150 crore and Rs. 170 crore in total for the upcoming Delhi Elections
RBI launches 'MANI' app for visually challenged to identify currency notes
Users can download the app, called 'MANI', which is an acronym for Mobile Aided Note Identifier, and will have to scan the notes using the camera, it said adding that the audio output to give our results will be in Hindi and English.
Paytm launches all-in-one QR for merchants to accept unlimited payments at 0% fee
Digital payments firm Paytm on wednesday announced the launch of its all-in-one QR for merchants across the country. This QR will enable mer...
Facebook and eBay pledge to better tackle fake reviews
Customer reviews have become an integral part of online shopping on several websites and apps but the regulator has expressed concerns that some comments may not be genuine. Facebook has removed 188 groups and disabled 24 user accounts whilst eBay has permanently banned 140 users since the summer, according to the CMA.
Apps push Cisco’s data centre business forward
After the banking, financial sector and insurance (BFSI) space, the public sector is the fastest-growing unit for the company, driven by power and utility modernisation and smart city initiatives.
This app detects tuberculosis by listening to the sound of your cough
A machine learning algorithm was fed data of nearly 7000 infected TB cough. The result- a mobile app that can detect TB with over 85% accuracy. For India, which has the highest number of patients suffering from TB in the world, this can be path-breaking.
Make draft IT Intermediary Guidelines public before notification, internet firms tell govt
India has been working on the draft guidelines since 2018, aimed at making social media companies such as WhatsApp and Facebook more responsible in checking content on their platforms. The guidelines are also aimed at giving users better recourse in case of misconduct.
How IIT-B makes students ready to hit ground running
The curriculum is reset periodically to include lessons in newest technologies. While existing courses on AI, ML and natural language processing have undergone revisions to introduce new methods of deep learning, courses in cloud computing were introduced a few years ago.
Rajnath Singh launches DefExpo mobile app
DefExpo 2020 is scheduled to be held in Lucknow between February 5-8 next year. The theme of the exhibition is 'India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub'.
E-love galore: 100 bn WhatsApp messages sent on New Year's Eve
Of the total messages sent, more than 12 billion were picture wishes.
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