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Nokia starts production of next generation 5G equipment in India

New Delhi: Telecom gear maker Nokia on Tuesday said it has started production of 5G equipment in India and the equipment are being shipped to countries that are in advanced stages of deploying the next generation technology. The roll out of…

Complete list of best apps, games on Google Play Store in 2020

CALIFORNIA: The search giant Google recently announced the best apps and games on the Play Store in India for 2020 along with the Users’ Choice Awards 2020. According to Mashable, Google also added a few new categories to its Best…

Home broadband market in India holds potential for both big, regional players: Report

New Delhi: The home broadband segment in India has been “highly underpenetrated” for years due to a weak wired infrastructure, execution woes, and high investment requirements, but Jio’s entry, with aggressive targets, has drawn attention of all to the opportunity…

Twitter to bring back ‘blue tick’ in early 2021

New Delhi: Twitter will relaunch its account verification process early next year, whereby active and authentic user accounts can sport the ‘blue verified badge’. Twitter had paused its public verification programme three years ago, after getting feedback that it felt…

India Blocks 43 more Mobile Apps, full List Here

GUWAHATI: Government of India has banned 43 more Chinese apps on Tuesday. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued an order under section 69A of the Information Technology Act blocking access to 43 mobile apps. This action was taken based…

Microsoft Teams now offers 24-hour video calls for free

Washington: Microsoft is now rolling out an all-day video calling option that will let Microsoft Teams users use the calls free for 24 hours. According to Mashable, this new feature supports up to 300 participants and can be the perfect…

Instagram rolls out ‘Branded Content Tag’ feature in Reels

California: Instagram has announced new updates for branded content on its platform, including the ‘Branded Content Tag’ feature in Reels. Instagram has launched the branded content tag to Reels, and it will soon be launched to Live as well. “We…

10 to 11 views of hate speech for every 10,000 views of content in Q3: Facebook

New Delhi: Social media giant Facebook has for the first time disclosed prevalence of hate speech on its platform, saying that out of every 10,000 content views in the third quarter, 10-11 were hate speech. Facebook, which has 1.82 billion…

Twitter launches disappearing tweets that vanish in a day

New York: Twitter is launching tweets that disappear in 24 hours called “Fleets” globally, echoing social media sites like Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram that already have disappearing posts. The company says the ephemeral tweets, which it calls “fleets” because of…

SpaceX launches 4 astronauts on first operational mission in space

New York: A SpaceX spacecraft carrying four astronauts soared into outer space on Sunday, marking the kick-off of what NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) hopes will be years of the company helping to keep the International Space Station (ISS)…

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