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Google launches short-video making application – ‘Tangi’

Technological major Google has recently launched a short-video making application called ‘Tangi’, which is similar to the popular application TikTok. The application has been launched initially on the web and iOS platforms. Users have to post a short-video on a ‘Do-it-yourself’ (DIY) and creativity content using the application. The application for 60-second-videos has been designed ..

Kerala’s plan for free Internet roll-out

Kerala’s plan for providing free Internet access to the poor has been roll out. Recent report by the Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), shows that Kerala is already halfway to its goal of 100% coverage. Kerala Fibre Optic Network project, pegged at ₹1,548 crore, would provide Internet to every household in the State. The ..

2019 edition of International Internet Day (IID)

The International Internet Day (IID) is observed every year on 29th October  to mark the anniversary of the first usage of the Internet to send message electronically in 1969.The day also offeres the possibilities offered by new technologies to improve standards of living by giving people more understanding of technology and its functions.

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) launches TechSagar

The Data Security Council of India (DSCI)  in partnership with  National Cyber Security Coordinator’s office has recently launched national repository ‘TechSagar’ to facilitate new opportunities for businesses and academia to collaborate, connect and innovate, in future. The TechSagar provides insights about capabilities of more than 4000 entities from industry, academia and research across 25 technology ..

How does the JioFiber work?

The JioFiber is the latest technology offering by the Jio Group of Reliance. As per a statement put out by the Reliance Group, the JioFiber supports a superior internet experience to let the users explore the Digital world to the fullest. The JioFiber is a futuristic technology which will allow the ultimate broadband experience of ..

Reliance Jio partners Microsoft to offer cloud infra for businesses

Reliance Jio has partnered with Microsoft to accelerate digital transformation in India. Under the deal, Microsoft will bring in the Azure Cloud on Jio Network targetting the enterprise and business users seeking a technological shift. Jio is the subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). The aim of both the companies is to enhance the adoption ..

ICANN and Nasscom collaborates to develop identifier technology

Global internet body Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and Indian IT industry body Nasscom has collaborated to develop identifier technology that can be used for managing devices and infrastructure using internet. Under the collaboration, both the bodies will focus on updating Internet of Things (IoT) devices using Domain Name System (DNS) even ..

BSNL becomes first operator to start optical fibre-based high-speed broadband service in Pulwama with launch of ‘Bharat Fibre’

State-owned telecom firm BSNL has become the first operator to start optical fibre-based high-speed broadband service in Pulwama with launch of ‘Bharat Fibre’. This is the first such FTTH (fibre-to-the-home) service deployment in the (Kashmir) Valley under this unique revenue share model. The Bharat Fibre services are provided on the optical fibre right up to ..