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Reliance Jio to offer 600GB data at Rs 500 through GigaFiber service: Reports Reliance Jio to offer 600GB data at Rs 500 through GigaFiber service: Reports

Reliance Jio is allegedly planning to offer a plan of 600 GB data at Rs 500 through its Jio GigaFiber broadband service

 

 Bill Gates meets Ravi Shankar Prasad; discusses digital inclusion, e-payments Bill Gates meets Ravi Shankar Prasad; discusses digital inclusion, e-payments

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates on Thursday met IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and discussed ways in which his Foundation could participate in areas such as digital inclusion, healthcare, e-agriculture and e-payments.

Microsoft teams up with Musk's $1 bn OpenAI project Microsoft teams up with Musk's $1 bn OpenAI project

In a move to "democratise" artificial intelligence (AI) and making it accessible to everyone, Microsoft has teamed up with OpenAI, a non-profit AI research organisation co-founded by Elon Musk.

Android smartphones in US sending personal data to China with a "backdoor" software Android smartphones in US sending personal data to China with a "backdoor" software

Security firm Kryptowire has identified Android smartphones with a "backdoor" software in the US that collected sensitive personal data and transmitted this data to third-party servers in China without disclosure or the users` consent.

Google artificial intelligence group for Google Cloud announced Google artificial intelligence group for Google Cloud announced

Alphabet`s Google announced the formation of an artificial intelligence group for Google Cloud, the tech company`s latest gambit to increase its market share in the lucrative cloud computing business.

Twitter rolls out tool to curb online abuse, bullying

Twitter Tuesday said it was rolling out a new tool to help users filter out harassment and abusive conduct on the messaging platform.

Google wants Indian youth to be 'good digital citizens'

Google India on Tuesday launched the second edition of the "Web Rangers" contest, saying it was an effort to promote and educate the youth about staying smart, safe and savvy online.

Reliance Group joins Cisco Jasper to make India IoT-enabled

Tapping into the growing potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) market in the country, Reliance Group and Cisco Jasper on Tuesday launched a new venture called "UNLIMIT" dedicated to providing IoT services to enterprise customers pan-India.

Know more about Paytm's multilingual interface with 10 regional languages Know more about Paytm's multilingual interface with 10 regional languages

India`s largest mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm is set to unveil its multilingual interface to enable millions of Indians to overcome language barriers and pay and shop in their preferred regional language.

Demonetisation: NPCI waives switching fee for RuPay PoS and e-commerce transactions Demonetisation: NPCI waives switching fee for RuPay PoS and e-commerce transactions

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Monday said it has waived till year-end the switching fee for all RuPay issuing and acquiring member banks for point of sales (PoS) and e-commerce transactions.

Internet freedom on the decline in India offsetting gains made in 2014 and 2015: Report Internet freedom on the decline in India offsetting gains made in 2014 and 2015: Report

Although India overtook the US to become the worlds second largest internet consumer base behind China last year, internet freedom declined slightly in the country, offsetting gains made in 2014 and 2015, a report revealed on Monday.

 Reliance Jio skips COAI executive meet to oppose voting norms Reliance Jio skips COAI executive meet to oppose voting norms

The infighting within the cellular operators association is showing no signs of let-up, with newcomer Reliance Jio deciding not to participate in COAI's quarterly executive committee meeting held late last week.

 

Mark Zuckerberg declared dead on Facebook in a "terrible error" Mark Zuckerberg declared dead on Facebook in a "terrible error"

Facebook accidentally declared its founder Mark Zuckerberg and many other users dead, acknowledging after fixing the problem that it had committed a "terrible error."

Must Read - Tim Cook's letter to Apple employees on Donald Trump's win is very encouraging Must Read - Tim Cook's letter to Apple employees on Donald Trump's win is very encouraging

Apple CEO Tim Cook has written to his employees, asking them to move forward, despite their political difference on the President-elect.

Demonetisation move: Centre's currency ban affects PM Modi's following on Twitter Demonetisation move: Centre's currency ban affects PM Modi's following on Twitter

Just after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, over 3 lakh of his followers on micro-blogging site twitter unfollowed him.

'Facebook buying passwords that hackers are selling in black market to keep accounts safe' 'Facebook buying passwords that hackers are selling in black market to keep accounts safe'

Ever got irritated when Facebook asked you to re-think a password for your account even if you typed in the one you have been using for years? That`s because the social networking platform wants your account safe.

 Apple selling refurbished unlocked 16GB iPhone 6S Plus in online stores Apple selling refurbished unlocked 16GB iPhone 6S Plus in online stores

Technology giant is officially selling refurbished unlocked iPhones in its online store at prices discounted by up to 15 percent off compared to new models.

Yahoo hack: Company reveals more details about the attack on users' accounts Yahoo hack: Company reveals more details about the attack on users' accounts

Yahoo provided more details on Wednesday about an epic hack of its services, including that the culprits may have planted software "cookies" for ongoing access to users` accounts.

Children-centric video app 'YouTube Kids' launched in India

Making it easier for today`s tech savvy kids to find videos on topics they want to explore, popular online video community YouTube on Wednesday launched "YouTube Kids" -- a huge library of learning content for children -- in India.

Facebook threatens Microsoft-owned LinkedIn with job posting feature

In a direct threat to Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, social networking giant Facebook is experimenting with a job opening tab on its business Pages.

US presidential polls: Twitter breaks election day tweets record US presidential polls: Twitter breaks election day tweets record

With 35 million tweets on the US election day, micro-blogging site Twitter on Wednesday broke its earlier record set in 2012 election day of more than 31 million tweets.

After cyber attacks, Internet of Things strives to make smart devices safer After cyber attacks, Internet of Things strives to make smart devices safer

Recent cyber attacks harnessing everyday devices such as cameras, video recorders, printers, routers and speakers are a wake-up call to the hidden dangers of the Internet of Things.

Skybox Security joins CyberX to help firms tackle cyber attacks

Global security analytics leader Skybox Security on Monday announced a partnership with software security startup CyberX to provide enhanced security to enterprises in the country.

India, UK to boost cooperation in tackling cyber terrorism: Theresa May

Visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said the UK and India faced the shared threat of terrorism and the two have agreed to strengthen cooperation in tackling use of the internet by extremists.

Premium to be hiked by insurers for cyber security covers Premium to be hiked by insurers for cyber security covers

Following the data theft that impacted 32 lakh debit cards recently, insurers see surge in demand for cyber insurance and have warned of a spike in cyber risk cover premiums.

Autonomous cars to drive chip sector consolidation: NXP

NXP Semiconductor, the world`s largest chip supplier to the automotive industry, expects efforts to make self-driving cars will lead to more consolidation in its sector, the company`s automotive head told Reuters.

Read why Steve Ballmer ''drifted apart'' from Bill Gates Read why Steve Ballmer ''drifted apart'' from Bill Gates

Differences over the smartphone and tablet business strained his relationship with Bill Gates, Microsoft`s former CEO Steve Ballmer recounted in an interview to Bloomberg this week.

Indians prefer mobile plan with unlimited video and TV streaming facility: Study

Demand for mobile plans with unlimited video and TV streaming facility is very high in India, shows a study conducted by telecom gearmaker Ericsson across 24 countries.

Android captures record 87.5% of global smartphone market in Q3: Survey Android captures record 87.5% of global smartphone market in Q3: Survey

Google`s Android operating system captured a record-high 87.5 percent of the global smartphone market in the third quarter, a research firm said.

Microsoft unveils new chat-based workspace 'Microsoft Teams' Microsoft unveils new chat-based workspace 'Microsoft Teams'

US tech giant Microsoft has unveiled a new chat-based workspace "Microsoft Teams" that brings together people, conversations, content and the tools that teams need to collaborate.