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Microsoft in ONDC platform

Recently, Microsoft joined the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) of the government, with the objective of introducing social e-commerce in Indian market. Significance of this move include; Microsoft is the first big technology company to tie up with government for ONDC platform. As a part of social e-commerce, Microsoft has also planned to launch ..

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UK Digital Markets Unit

In the United Kingdom, large tech companies like Facebook and Google will have to follow the new competition rules, or else huge fines will be imposed on them by the government. UK’s new Digital Markets Unit (DMU) will have the power to put a stop to the predatory practices that are followed by some firms. ..

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European Union New Internet Rules

The European Union finalized new legislation that will require the world’s big tech companies to remove harmful content. This is the latest move of the union to regulate the world’s online giants. Overview: The Digital Services Act (DSA) has the aim of ensuring tougher consequences for websites and platforms that will be hosting banned content ..

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New Study on Tree Species

Around hundred scientists from different parts of the world came together and studied about different tree species. They found that there are 73,000 tree species in the world. Of these only 64,000 is known to humans. What did the scientists find? 43% of the tree species in the world occur in South America. 22% occur ..

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Why did CCI slap ₹200 crore fine on Amazon?

Recently, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) fined US e-commerce giant, Amazon with Rs 200 crore. Highlights CCI has also suspended the 2019 Amazon deal with Future Coupons, a unit of Future Retail Ltd. Amazon was fined for concealing facts while obtaining approval for this deal. What does CCI order say? According to CCI order, ..

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Alibaba launches new server chip based on advanced 5-nanometer tech

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. have launched a new server chip on the basis of advanced 5-nanometer technology. Highlights This marks a milestone in light of semiconductor self-sufficiency of China. The newest chip was launched on the basis of micro-architecture provided by SoftBank Group Corporation, it is owned Arm Ltd. Annual Cloud Summit Alibaba, in the backdrop ..

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