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PM Modi Unveils E-Gram Swaraj Portal on Panchayati Raj Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with Sarpanchs from across the nation on the occasion of Panchayati Raj Day. Prime Minister also inaugurated e-Gram Swaraj portal and launched the Swamitva Scheme on the occasion. Addressing Sarpanchs via video conference, Prime Minister Modi said, “Now, broadband has reached more than 1.25 lakh panchayats. Not only […]

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Apple and Google update plans to help officials track coronavirus

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, at the 2019 DreamForce conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Nov. 19, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple and Google announced new updates on Friday to their proposed system that will enable iOS and Android phones trace the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. […]

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Videocon: Videocon Cube 3 (V50JL) smartphone with Android Marshmallow, 5-inch display launched at Rs 8,490

NEW DELHI: Videocon Mobiles has launched its latest 4G smartphone, Cube 3 (V50JL) in India. Priced at Rs 8,490, the smartphone will available across all retail stores. Videocon has also partnered with Reliance for the Jio Welcome Offer that enable customers to get a free Jio sim with free data, voice calls, SMS and a […]

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BSNL Extends ‘[email protected]’ Broadband Plan Until May 19 to Offer Free Internet Access

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has extended the validity of its “[email protected]” promotional broadband plan until May 19. The plan was launched last month to offer free Internet access to BSNL landline customers. It provides up to 10Mbps download speeds with a cap of 5GB data on a daily basis to all BSNL landline subscribers […]

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Google Tells Why Some People Prefer Face-to-Face Communication Over Video Conferencing

As millions across the globe work remotely via video calls, most of them miss in-person, face-to-face conversations in offices and there is nothing wrong in disliking remote meetings. Google has made an effort to dig into the science behind remote communication and found some interesting nuggets of information for workers. According to Zachary Yorke, UX […]

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Trump says he talked to Apple CEO Tim Cook about coronavirus

President Donald Trump said he spoke with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday and discussed the Covid-19 pandemic and state of the economy.  Trump said Cook believes the economy will have a v-shaped recovery, where a big downturn is matched by an equally big upswing, following the outbreak.  An Apple spokesperson did not immediately respond […]

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Apple Music Now Available on Samsung Smart TVs in Over 100 Countries

Samsung Electronics has announced its integration with Apple Music on its Smart TV platform. Consumers in over 100 countries will now be able to enjoy Apple Music on their Samsung Smart TV. The subscribers can stream over 60 million songs ad-free, watch top music and videos curated by world-class music experts. “Last year, we were […]

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Facebook Messenger Rooms offers video calls for up to 50 people

Facebook on Friday announced a slew of new video-calling features including Messenger Rooms, which allows users to host video calls of up to 50 people. Messenger Rooms poses an immediate threat to Zoom and Houseparty, two video-calling products that have seen their usage skyrocket over the past month as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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relience communications: Reliance Communications Q1 profit grows 5.8% at Rs 54 crore

NEW DELHI: Telecom operator Reliance Communications today posted 5.8% rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 54 crore for the three-month period ended June 30. Anil Ambani-led RCom, which today agreed to merge its wireless telecom business with smaller rival Aircel to create the country’s fourth-biggest mobile phone operator had posted a net profit of […]