Wednesday, September 29

Information Technology

“WhatsApp lawsuit of defiance”, Government Respects Right to Privacy
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“WhatsApp lawsuit of defiance”, Government Respects Right to Privacy

  Addressing WhatsApp's refusal to comply with new IT rules as a "clear act of defiance” the ministry of electronics and information technology has said that having respect for the right to privacy doesn’t refer to unlimited rights and will come with reasonable restrictions. The government was acknowledging WhatsApp's lawsuit against the new IT rules, which was filed in the Delhi high court on May 25, the last date of the compliance with the new IT rules. “The Government of India is committed to ensure the Right of Privacy to all its citizens but at the same time it is also the responsibility of the government to maintain law and order and ensure national security,” Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, adding that “none of the measures proposed by India will impact the normal ...
Facebook is Aiming to Comply With Provision of The IT Rules
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Facebook is Aiming to Comply With Provision of The IT Rules

Today, on Tuesday Facebook said that it is aiming to comply with the government’s new rules purposive to regulate online content, just a few hours before the three-month deadline for social media companies to end. “We aim to comply with the provisions of the IT rules and continue to discuss a few of the issues which need more engagement with the government”, a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement. The company further said that it is working to “implement operational processes and improve efficiencies”. “ Facebook remains committed to people’s ability to freely and safely express themselves on our platform,” the statement added. Apart from the main platform, the company also owns WhatsApp and Instagram, which are also impacted by the new rules of IT. As of February 25, the governm...
iQOO 7 5G launch today to take on OnePlus 9R.
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iQOO 7 5G launch today to take on OnePlus 9R.

iQOO, previously Vivo’s sub-brand, entered the Indian smartphone market not so long ago. The brand has launched some great products with flagship-level experience at a relatively affordable price tag. The smartphone manufacturer is all set to launch a brand new smartphone in India today dubbed in 7, and it’s a 5G phone. iQOO 7 5G, once released in the country, will be available on the Amazon India website. Ahead of the launch, a lot has been revealed about the upcoming 5G smartphone. Which mainly aims to take on the likes of the recently launched OnePlus 9R. What could the iQOO 7 price in India? The company is yet to officially confirm the India price of the iQOO 7 but rumors have revealed that it will start at Rs 34,999. We expect there could be more than one model of the phone release...
Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11X Pro, Mi 11X Phones to Launch in India Today: Price & Specifications
Information Technology, Mobile Phones

Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11X Pro, Mi 11X Phones to Launch in India Today: Price & Specifications

Mi 11 Ultra and the new Mi 11X series phones are soon to launch in India on Friday, April 23 at an event. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra was unveiled in China last month. And the company has confirmed the launch in the Indian market as well. The Xiaomi Mi 11X series is rumored to include the Mi 11X and Mi 11X Pro phones and these are expected to be rebranded versions of the Redmi K40, and Redmi K40 Pro+, respectively. The Redmi K40 series from Xiaomi was launched in China earlier this year and has not been launched in the Indian market. Alongside, Xiaomi is looking to launch the Mi QLED TV 75 as well. Mi Ultra, Mi 11X series, Mi QLED TV 75 Livestream link Xiaomi's launch event will begin at 12 pm (noon) on Friday, April 27, and will be live-streamed on the company's YouTube channel as well as th...
Big Update On Google Chrome: Changes You Might See
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Big Update On Google Chrome: Changes You Might See

Google chrome is the most popular internet browser all over the world. And this time Google Chrome is getting a big update. They are rolling out Chrome version 90 with some practical changes to improve video conferencing and reducing data consumption. It is aimed to provide more privacy and PDF XFA forms. There’s FLoC-- Google’s new way to track users and show ads. But the feature is still under testing and hasn't been rolled out widely yet. Here are some changes you may encounter on the internet browsing for you: Improved Video Quality with less consumption of data Video meetings are an essential need in today's time. Google is trying its best to provide its best features for the users. Chrome 90 comes with new codecs offering better compression, which will improve the quality of video...
Microsoft on Healthcare- Artificial Intelligence with Nuance.
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Microsoft on Healthcare- Artificial Intelligence with Nuance.

Microsoft on Healthcare is betting big numbers in terms of artificial Intelligence. The software is planning to buy Nuance Communictions Inc. to get a hold of the Siri voice technology. This will help in note-taking for the doctors and better predicting the patient's ailment. Microsoft will soon break the news, as soon as any confirmation is received regarding the same. The price discussed here could cause around $56 a share, a 23% premium to Friday's close. However, this information is disclosed by someone close to the company. The purchase would give Nuance an equity value of about $16 billion, making Microsoft's largest acquisition since LinkedIn Corp. Microsoft has been trying to expand itself in the health care sector for quite along. Therefore, trying to sell more and more cloud ...
Canadian Banks Cut Workforces To Invest In Technology
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Canadian Banks Cut Workforces To Invest In Technology

Canadian banks cut workforces just like last year.  Trying to function in lessen workforce to satisfy investors demanding returns on tens of billions of dollars. To make a return for lenders that have poured into new technologies. Canadian banks cut workforces 4.4% from a year earlier to a combined total of 291,409 full-time equivalent employees as of Jan. 31. That is down 5.2% from the highest in the third quarter of 2019. However, after many attempts to prove it as a developing economy, loan growth outside of mortgages has been stagnant. The reason is the relatively slow pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada. "It's very difficult to grow" revenues, said Todd Johnson, chief investment officer at BCV Asset Management. He also owns shares of some of the biggest banks in the country. ...
Microsoft Soon To Launch Tech Hub In Noida
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Microsoft Soon To Launch Tech Hub In Noida

Microsoft India has bought 60,000 square metres of land costing Rs 104 crore to set up a world-class technology hub. Microsoft soon to launch tech hub in Noida. This will result to attract more software companies to Noida and the Microsoft facility will be used as an information technology (IT) and information technology-enabled service (ITeS) facility. According to the sources, the investment by Microsoft would increase employment opportunities. Moreover, the National Capital Region (NCR) and attracts more IT companies to invest in the area. The land premium is Rs 104 crore of which 40 per cent is to be paid within a month to execute a sale deed and the remaining 60 per cent in eight six monthly instalments within four years, they said. The project is estimated to complete in the next ...
Amit Chadha appointed as MD and CEO of L&T Technology Services
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Amit Chadha appointed as MD and CEO of L&T Technology Services

Sources from the officials confirmed that Amit Chadha appointed as MD and CEO of L&T Technology Services. He is taking charge of the new position from 1st April 2021. Prior to this promotion, he was working as the deputy CEO and was a whole-time board member. Chadha joined LTTS in the year 2009 and has been an active member of the Executive Management Team.  He managed various projects including the stock exchange market listing in 2016. Moreover, he was working as president in sales and business development. Where he managed the global R&D customers and Fortune 500 companies leveraging LTTS digital engineering offerings for their strategic differentiation and product development. Also Read: Blockchain Comes Under Data Privacy Search   "Against this backdrop, the multi-vertical...
ISRO experiments on quantum encrypted data transmission
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ISRO experiments on quantum encrypted data transmission

ISRO experiments on quantum encrypted data transmission in free space over a distance of 300 meters. The demonstration was on a live video-conferencing with quantum key encrypted signals. It happened between two line-of-sight buildings in Ahmedabad at the Space Application Centre. This experiment can form the basis for a future quantum key encrypted data transmission between satellites and ground stations. A satellite-based quantum encrypted communication can be used to create a network for sharing secret messages. “This is a major milestone achievement for unconditionally secured satellite data communication using quantum technologies,” said ISRO in a release. What is Quantum Cryptography? Quantum cryptography “future proofs” any data transmission as the encryption cannot be cra...