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Google launchs a new open platform “Anthos” to run and manage apps from anywhere

Google has introduced a new open platform called Anthos to run and manage apps from anywhere. It is based on the Cloud Services Platform and would let users run applications on existing on-premise hardware investments or in the Public Cloud. Anthos not only allows customers to deploy Google Cloud in their own data centres but ..

Social Media Group, Facebook has abolished 103 pages, accounts and groups that were part of a network connected to employees of the Pakistani military’s public relations arm. Pages and accounts have been removed from Facebook and Instagram that spread information about Pakistani politics and, the Indian government and the Pakistani military. This will engage to ..

Zuckerberg backs stronger internet privacy

The Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg called for the governments to play a greater role in protecting internet privacy. He cited 4 areas namely New regulations to protect society from harmful content Election integrity People’s privacy Data portability He said that Facebook is creating an independent body for the people to appeal its decisions. Currently the ..

CBSE unveils “CBSE Shiksha Vani” App

CBSE has unveiled a new Android App ‘CBSE Shiksha Vani’ to circulate the information uniformly to all the stakeholders. Guidelines for checking the board exam papers of 2019 have already been uploaded on the app. The motive of the App is to convey the information to the concerned persons in a convenient manner. This is ..

PUBG Mobile update 0.11.5 is all set to be in motion

Tencent has revealed the release dates of the PUBG Mobile update “0.11.5”. According to it, PUBG Mobile update would be available from March 20 for Android and iOS version. Along with it, a host of leaked features such as PUBG Mobile Prime and Prime Plus subscriptions, dynamic weather to Erangel and Miramar, as well as ..

IIT Kharagpur signs pact with C-DAC to build India’s first state-of-the-art 1.3 PetaFlop High-Performance Computing facility

The IIT Kharagpur has signed a MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to set up India’s first state-of-the-art 1.3 PetaFlop high performance computing facility and data center funded under the National Supercomputing Mission. PetaFlop is the measurement of computing power based on the frequency of mathematical calculations that can be done per ..

Google launches ‘Bolo’ app to tutor children to read in Hindi & English

Tech giant Google has recently launched a new app ‘Bolo’ that aims to help children in primary school learn to read in Hindi and English. The free app, which is being launched in India first, uses Google’s speech recognition and text-to-speech technology. The app features an animated character ‘Diya’, who encourages children to read stories ..

PM Modi launches supercomputer ‘Param of 833 teraflop capacity built at IIT-BHU

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently launched the supercomputer ‘Param of 833 teraflop capacity built at the IIT-BHU. It is built at the cost of Rs 32.5 crore under the National Super Computing Mission. About 40% of the total computer power will be used by the students of Navodaya Vidyalaya. The institute claims that relevant ..