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Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act

The Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act are two recent landmark legislations from the European Union. The draft legislation gives specific regulations to limit the powers of global internet companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon in the European market. Under the legislation, the larger firms are designated as ‘digital gatekeepers’ and would be ..

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Google to launch file-sharing feature ‘Nearby Share’

The search-engine giant Google has finally come out with an announcement to launch its own file-sharing feature within the next few weeks. This will be akin to the Air-Drop like feature. Details The Nearby Share Feature will allow the users to share files, pictures, videos and links directly between any Android devices running in Android ..

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Apple becomes the world’s most valuable publicly listed company

Riding high on a buoyant quarter, Apple has become the world’s most valuable publicly-traded company, surpassing the state oil giant Saudi Aramco that had gone public last year in one of the most talked IPO debuts. Highlights It took place due to the surge in the price of shares of Apple by 10.47% which took ..

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NITI Aayog: “Arogya Setu” – Fastest App to reach 50 million downloads

On April 15, 2020 NITI Aayog announced that Arogya Setu became the first mobile application in the world to reach more than 50 million downloads in short span of time. Highlights The application was developed by a committee set up by Prime Minister Modi. The application was used for contact tracing. Record set The application ..

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World Bank and GoI sign Agreement on Climate Resilient Rain-Fed Agriculture

On March 11, 2020, the World Bank, Government of India and Government of Himachal Pradesh signed a loan agreement of 80 million USD to increase agricultural productivity and improve water management practices in Himachal Pradesh. Highlights The loan is to be used to implement the project in around 428 Gram Panchayats. The Panchayats are spread ..

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