09 Dec 2019

1. BharatNet-II Deploys 18,000 Km Optical Fibre Network In Ten Months In Gujarat Under the BharatNet-II initiative, the government said it has deployed 18K Km of optical fiber-based network in ten months in Gujarat, supported by state-run Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) and other private companies. The network is said…

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06 Dec 2019

1. Govt Says 194 Defence Tech Startups Under ‘Startup India’; Reveals iDEX Data These startups are working in aeronautics, aerospace and defense sectors Government has launched Innovations for Defence Excellence framework to achieve self-reliance in the defense sector DRDO has launched the Technology Development Fund under the Make In…

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29 Nov 2019

1. Will the future of work be ethical? Perspectives from MIT Technology Review Greg’s essay, Will the Future of Work Be Ethical? reflects on his experiences at the conference, which produced what he calls “a religious crisis, despite the fact that I am not just a confirmed atheist but a…

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23 Nov 2019

1. Waves Enterprise blockchain unveils major updates and hundreds of smart contracts per minute Fast-transaction blockchain distributed ledger provider Waves Enterprise, an extension of Waves Platform AG technology, Thursday announced major upgrades to its network that adds significant improvements, putting it into the same class as the corporate blockchain…

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22 Nov 2019

1. OYO appoints Betsy Atkins as an independent director As an independent member of the board, Betsy will play a supervisory role and provide guidance to the founder and the management on key business decisions, OYO Hotels & Homes said in a statement. Betsy Atkins is currently the chairperson…

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15 Nov 2019

1. VoltServer adds a data layer to electricity distribution in a move that could help smart grid rollout Stephen Eaves, the chief executive of a new startup that promises to overlay data on electricity distribution has spent years developing data management technologies. Eaves’ first company, the eponymous Eaves Devices…

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15 Nov 2019

1. India second in seeking user information from Facebook Facebook said, based on the circumstances, it may voluntarily disclose information to law enforcement agencies if it has a good reason to believe that the matter involves imminent risk of serious physical injury or death. During the January-June period, Facebook…

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12 Nov 2019

1. Facebook machine learning aims to modify faces, hands and… outfits The latest research out of Facebook sets machine learning models to tasks that, to us, seem rather ordinary — but for a computer are still monstrously difficult. These projects aim to anonymize faces, improvise hand movements and —…

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08 Nov 2019

1. Salesforce announces new content management system Salesforce has its fingers in a lot of parts of the customer experience, so why not content management? Today, the company announced a brand new tool called Salesforce Content Management System, which it says is designed from the ground up to deliver…

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07 Nov 2019

1. Bull run for private technology funding market coming to an end: Softbank’s Deep Nishar Nishar said the debacle at WeWork, which SoftBank bailed out with a $9.5 billion cash injection, was an extreme case of dissonance between private, and what would have been its public market valuation. SoftBank…

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