Tag: Technology

Technology makes Karnataka’s Farm Loan Waiver the Most Transparent in India and PM Modi doesn’t seem to like that!

BJP’s defeat in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh has largely been attributed to failure of the Modi Government to address rural distress, and Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s effective communication of the poll promises, aimed towards alleviating farmer problems. With farmer issues taking center stage as the general election approach, the[Read More…]

India best destination for you: Modi to fintech firms

India best destination for you: Modi to fintech firms

Singapore: Stressing that technology today is creating immense opportunities to transform millions of lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday here said there is an explosion of fintech innovation and enterprise in India and the nation is “your best destination”. “This has turned India into a leading fintech and startup[Read More…]

Outgoing Facebook executive says he hired controversial PR firm

Facebook quietly rolls out short-format video app ‘Lasso’

San Francisco: Facebook has launched a video app “Lasso” that enables users to make and share short-format videos with filters and special effects. “Lasso, FB’s new short form video app is now available in the US!” Facebook Product Manager Andy Huang said in a tweet on Friday. Equipped with video-editing[Read More…]

PM Modi urges use of technology to promote Hindu philosophy

PM Modi urges use of technology to promote Hindu philosophy

Various aspects of Hindu philosophy can help find the solution to several problems that plague the world today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday and called for using technology to connect more people with the thoughts of Hinduism. In his message to the second World Hindu Congress here, Modi said that digitizing various treatises and ancient epics can deepen their connection with the younger generation.[Read More…]

Twitter testing profile preview feature on Android, iOS app

Twitter plans to roll out threaded replies, show online status

Twitter is planning to roll out threaded conversations like Facebook along with status indicators — showing who else is online among your followers — on its platform. In a tweet, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday that the micro-blogging platform will soon get interesting updates. “Playing with some new[Read More…]

Nepal Restaurant: Where food meets technology, robo-waiters

Nepal Restaurant: Where food meets technology, robo-waiters

A newly-launched restaurant in the Nepalese capital is using robots as waiters under the slogan, “where food meets technology.” The Naulo Restaurant (“naulo” means new in Nepali) operates with the help of five robots, three named Ginger and two named Ferry, designed and manufactured by Paaila Technology, a Nepali company established by six young engineers, specializing[Read More…]

Tech alert! Hackers may target your ‘all-in-one’ printers

Tech alert! Hackers may target your ‘all-in-one’ printers

Researchers from a Nasdaq-listed Israeli security company have warned of vulnerabilities likely to be exploited by hackers on all-in-one printers with fax functionality. The security experts from Check Point Software Technologies, which has a main office in the California, said there are serious security flaws in all-in-one printers connected to[Read More…]

‘Aptus, a low-cost technology to bridge knowledge gap in India’, says Commonwealth of Learning CEO

‘Aptus, a low-cost technology to bridge knowledge gap in India’, says Commonwealth of Learning CEO

Using technologies that are affordable and accessible can help India bridge the digital and knowledge gaps which are widening due to multiple factors such as gender discrimination, income disparity and cultural practices, among others, says the President and CEO of the Commonwealth of Learning (COL). COL, an intergovernmental organisation established[Read More…]

20 year old Yahoo Messenger shuts down today

20 year old Yahoo Messenger shuts down today

Instant messaging service Yahoo Messenger shut down on Tuesday after a 20-year run. The iconic messaging application from late 90s struggled to keep up with WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. “We know we have many loyal fans who have used Yahoo Messenger since its beginning as one of the first chat[Read More…]





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