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BEL signs MoUs at DefExpo 2020

India’s leading defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with RailTel Corporation of India for mutual co-operation in the fields of Cloud Services, IoT, e-Governance and Networks for Defence projects. BEL also signed an agreement with a Bengaluru-based start-up, Newspace & Research Technologies Limited (NRT), for co-operation in ..

Amazon launches Echo Flex

On 20 Nov, Amazon introduced the Echo Flex, a plug –in smart speaker in India.  The Echo Flex is a device that looks somewhat like an adaptor and plugs directly into a standard electrical outlet. It uses no wires or chargers. Once plugged in, turned on and set up using the Alexa app, Flex becomes ..

Gurugram hosts Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS)

The 13th edition of the Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS) has started in Gurugram at the DLF Golf & Country Club till November 6. It is for the first time  India is hosting the summit with theme “A 5G Mindset For Golf’s Future In Asia”. The summit is supported by the Union Ministry of Tourism ..

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 ..

4th edition of Internet of Things (IoT) India Congress 2019 held in Bengaluru

The 4th edition of the Internet of Things (IoT) India Congress 2019 held in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The theme of Edition is ‘Mainstreaming the Internet of Things’. It is the India’s largest confluence of digital technology. The 2-day session focused on 10 tracks viz. Energy, Healthcare, Defence, Standards and Regulatory, Retail, Digital Communication, Skills and Development, ..

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 ..

5G: Where does India Stand?

The NDA government in its second term had announced that it would be conducting field trials of 5G in the first 100 days of the new government. What is 5G? 5G is the next generation of mobile internet connectivity technology offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices. 5G would offer ..

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 ..