Information Technology Current Affairs, GK & News

Atma Nirbhar Bharat, to get a boost with ‘Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge

The ministry of electronics and IT of the government of India launched a contest titled ‘Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge’ with the vision of going one step further towards self-reliance or “Atma Nirbhar Bharat”. In the launching event, Union electronics and information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad stated, the contest is going to provide impetus to the ..

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Finance Minister launches EASE 3.0 initiative

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman recently unveiled the initiative of Public Sector Banks named ‘EASE 3.0’. The initiative aims to enhance Ease of banking in all customer experiences, using information technology. The EASE agenda was initially launched in 2018 by Public Sector Banks, for providing smart and effective banking to customers.

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Facebook to pay users who agree to record their voices

‘Viewpoints’ is a market research application of the tech-major Facebook. It asks user to participate in surveys, tasks and product-testing and reward them for the same. It was in news recently as the company announced that it would financially reward the select group of users, who agree to record their voice to improvise the firm’s ..

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Five Indian Institutes of Information Technology to get INI status

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020, to confer the status of Institution of National Importance (INI) to five Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs). The Five IIITs in Public-Private-Partnership mode at Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala and Raichur are to conferred with the INI status. After the ..

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Wipro’s CEO Abidali Neemuchwala resigns

Abidali Neemuchwala recently submitted his resignation from the Chief Executive Officer post at the leading Indian Information Technology firm Wipro. He has served as the CEO and the Group President of the company for four years and Managing Director since July 2019.  Abidalli has sought resignation citing family commitments. He will continue to serve in ..

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