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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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Amazon Future Engineer Programme launched in India

E-commerce giant, Amazon India, announced the launch of “Amazon Future Engineer” on September 27, 2021 in India. Amazon Future is its global computer science education programme. Highlights As per company, Amazon future programme will enable access to quality computer science education as well as career opportunities for students from underrepresented and underserved communities. During the first ..

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Amazon India launches Kisan Store

Amazon India announced the launch of Kisan Store. The store was launched by Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar on September 2, 2021. About Kisan Store Kisan Store is an online platform that enable farmers of India to get access of more than 8,000 agriculture inputs like farm tools & accessories, ..

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Amazon Web Services acquires encrypted messaging app Wickr

Amazon Web Services has acquired encrypted messaging app called Wickr. This messaging app was founded in 2012. Impact of the move Wickr app is an encrypted messaging app which has been popular with journalists and whistle-blowers. It is not yet clear how this move will impact app`s popularity for free users. This acquisition was partially ..

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WHO to provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India

The World Health Organisation recently announced that it will provide 4,000 Oxygen Concentrators to India to help the country in its fight against COVID-19. Help from other countries The following countries stepped forward to help India to combat against the Oxygen shortage: The UK recently sent 495 Oxygen Concentrators and 140 ventilators to India. Ireland ..

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