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All telcos, except Jio, fail Trai's call drop test on select highway, rail routes

All telcos, except Jio, fail Trai's call drop test on select highway, rail routes

Railway routes between Allahabad to Gorakhpur, Delhi to Mumbai and Jabalpur to Singrauli were covered.

Nov 16, 2018, 17:17 PM IST
Trai seeks public view to make paper telephone bill optional

Trai seeks public view to make paper telephone bill optional

Last date for public comments on the paper is December 10 and for counter comments is December 24, 2018.

Nov 16, 2018, 16:55 PM IST
Google Doodle celebrates 44th anniversary of the Arecibo Message

Google Doodle celebrates 44th anniversary of the Arecibo Message

Astronomer and astrophysicist Frank Drake from Cornell University wrote the message with the help from American astronomer Carl Sagan, among others.

Nov 16, 2018, 10:46 AM IST
Xiaomi leads India market in Q3, smartphone prices to grow: IDC

Xiaomi leads India market in Q3, smartphone prices to grow: IDC

This is the first time when the smartphone market is at par with the feature phone market, each contributing 50 percent to the overall mobile phone market.

Nov 15, 2018, 16:59 PM IST
YouTube Premium service expands to 7 new countries

YouTube Premium service expands to 7 new countries

Initially launched in June and formarly known as "YouTube Red", YouTube Premium gives users access to advertisement-free video streaming.

Nov 15, 2018, 12:23 PM IST
Mumbai's Pingla Rahul More wins Doodle for Google 2018 contest

Mumbai's Pingla Rahul More wins Doodle for Google 2018 contest

This year, Google asked art loving students from Class 1 - Class 10 in India, to tell the company “What inspires me?”.

Nov 14, 2018, 17:16 PM IST
Google Safety Center with 9-language support now in India

Google Safety Center with 9-language support now in India

The Safety Center will be made available in Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu, Google said in a statement.

Nov 14, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Microsoft resumes rolling out Windows 10 October Update

Microsoft resumes rolling out Windows 10 October Update

Microsoft has reportedly promised significant changes in the way it approaches quality issues, including better communication with its users.

Nov 14, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
Reliance Jio's subscriber base increases to 20.8% in August

Reliance Jio's subscriber base increases to 20.8% in August

The Mukesh Ambani-led teleco's market share rose to 20.8 percent in August from 19.6 percent in July, against Vodafone Idea's subscriber market to 37.9 percent, making it the market leader.

Nov 14, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
Amazon Prime Video adds Hindi language support

Amazon Prime Video adds Hindi language support

The Hindi language support will be available on the Amazon Prime Video app and on PrimeVideo.com.

Nov 13, 2018, 18:15 PM IST
Google brings stickers, emoji and GIFs to Gboard

Google brings stickers, emoji and GIFs to Gboard

Google said that Gboard will use AI to suggest GIFs, emoji and stickers to you related to your conversation.

Nov 13, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
Thuraya X5-Touch, world's 1st satellite smartphone to be commercially available within a month

Thuraya X5-Touch, world's 1st satellite smartphone to be commercially available within a month

The Thuraya X5-Touch runs on the Android Operating System and has a 5.2 inch full HD touchscreen.

Nov 13, 2018, 14:35 PM IST
Google probing ''malicious'' attack on its internet traffic

Google probing ''malicious'' attack on its internet traffic

The disruption in Google services was limited to nearly an hour.

Nov 13, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Yet to find a suitable way to roll out edit button feature, says Jack Dorsey

Yet to find a suitable way to roll out edit button feature, says Jack Dorsey

Dorsey got a rousing reception at IIT-Delhi.

Nov 12, 2018, 18:07 PM IST
GSMA announces new board; Airtel CEO, Reliance Jio President among members

GSMA announces new board; Airtel CEO, Reliance Jio President among members

Current GSMA Chair Sunil Bharti Mittal will step down from the Board at the end of 2018.

Nov 12, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
Fake news a multi-variable problem, there is no 'one fix': Twitter CEO

Fake news a multi-variable problem, there is no 'one fix': Twitter CEO

Twitter -- which counts India among its priority markets -- has a large number of politicians in the country on its platform, who engage with residents and extensively use it around elections.

Nov 12, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
TRAI begins consultation on regulatory regime for OTT services

TRAI begins consultation on regulatory regime for OTT services

OTT services refer to applications and services that are accessible over the Internet and ride on an operator's network.

Nov 12, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Microsoft's Skype-a-Thon starts on November 13

Microsoft's Skype-a-Thon starts on November 13

The two-day event will connect an estimated half a million students from over 100 countries, the company said.

Nov 09, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
Watch: World’s first English-speaking artificial intelligence anchor makes debut in China

Watch: World’s first English-speaking artificial intelligence anchor makes debut in China

My voice and appearance are modelled on Zhang Zhao, a real anchor with Xinhua, said the AI robot.

Nov 09, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
Telcos inform DoT on proof of concept sites for alternate digital KYC process

Telcos inform DoT on proof of concept sites for alternate digital KYC process

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has also issued the details of the procedure and modalities to be followed by telecom operators for issuing new mobile connections using the alternate digital KYC

Nov 08, 2018, 18:50 PM IST