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  • Jio, BSNL add subscribers in February, others lose(22:16)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio and state-run BSNL were the only telecom operators to broaden their subscriber base in February 2019, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday.
No major issues with EVMs in second phase, says EC
  • No major issues with EVMs in second phase, says EC(21:36)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Amid complaints of glitches in Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in several states, the Election Commission (EC) on Thursday said the overall performance of EVMs was satisfactory with only 0.37 per cent of ballot units being replaced across the 95 constituencies where voting took place during the second phase.
Election Commission launches 'Voter Turnout' app
  • Election Commission launches 'Voter Turnout' app(21:32)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday launched a new mobile application for near-realtime availability of voter turnout during elections across the country.
Reliance Jio's Q4 net profit up 64.7%
  • Reliance Jio's Q4 net profit up 64.7%(21:28)
    Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio Infocomm, a Reliance Group company, on Thursday reported a 64.7 per cent increase in its standalone net profit for the January-March quarter of the financial year 2018-19, on an year-on-year basis.
Apple robot can disassemble 200 iPhones per hour
  • Apple robot can disassemble 200 iPhones per hour(19:30)
    Cupertino (California), April 18 (IANS) Apple on Thursday announced to expand its global recycling programmes and introduced Daisy, its recycling robot that is capable of disassembling 200 iPhones per hour.
  • MediaTek's 5G chip arriving in India by year-end(18:50)
    By Krishna SinhaChaudhury
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek on Thursday said it is set to introduce a 5G-enabled chipset in India by the end of this year to step up the competition around faster wireless data connections.
  • Panasonic boosts Smart Factory business in India (2nd Lead)(18:26)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Targeting Rs 1,000 crore in revenue in India from its Smart Factory solutions in the next three years, Japanese electronics major Panasonic has announced it has integrated its welding business and SMT (Surface Mount Technology) equipment business into one Smart Manufacturing Solutions company.
Growing team of moderators to prevent misuse: TikTok
  • Growing team of moderators to prevent misuse: TikTok(18:24)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The TikTok community is very much active in India despite an "interim" ban and the platform is relying on both technology and a "huge" content moderation team to prevent misuse, a top company executive said on Thursday.
  • OYO launches initiative for asset owners' growth(16:50)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) OYO Hotels & Homes on Thursday launched the Open Partner Engagement Network (OPEN), an initiative for a year, to help its asset-owner partners in the country in growing their businesses.
Blue Origin, NASA join hands for rocket engine test
  • Blue Origin, NASA join hands for rocket engine test(15:46)
    Washington, April 18 (IANS) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has entered into an agreement with Blue Origin to let the Jeff Bezos-owned private space company use a historic test stand for rocket engine test.
Twitterati hail TikTok ban in India
  • Twitterati hail TikTok ban in India(15:20)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Twitter was flooded with memes and funny videos after a ban on Chinese short video-sharing app TikTok made it unavailable to download from Google Play Store and Apple's App Store in India.
  • Panasonic aims at Rs 1,000 cr revenue in India (Lead)(15:16)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Targeting Rs 1,000 crore in revenue in India from its Smart Factory solutions in the next three years, Japanese electronics major Panasonic has announced it has integrated its welding business and SMT (Surface Mount Technology) equipment business into one Smart Manufacturing Solutions company.
Apple accused of fraud for hiding drop in iPhone sales
  • Apple accused of fraud for hiding drop in iPhone sales(14:36)
    San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) A lawsuit filed in the US has alleged that Apple violated the country's Securities Exchange Act by hiding a slowdown in the demand for iPhones, especially in China, the media reported.
  • Panasonic targets Rs 1,000 crore revenue in India(14:02)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Targeting Rs 1,000 crore in revenue in India in the next three years, Japanese electronics major Panasonic has announced it has integrated its welding business and SMT (Surface Mount Technology) equipment business into one Smart Manufacturing Solutions company.
87% Indians say no to workplace harassment: LinkedIn
  • 87% Indians say no to workplace harassment: LinkedIn(13:50)
    New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A whopping 87 per cent of professionals in India say that harassment prevention at the workplace is a very important trend for the future of hiring and HR compared to 71 per cent globally, a new LinkedIn report said on Thursday.
Centre for drone development soon at IIT Hyderabad
  • Centre for drone development soon at IIT Hyderabad(13:36)
    Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) In a bid to speed up the development of drones in India, Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation, Terra Drone India and the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, on Thursday announced that they have signed a pact to establish a first-of-its-kind Centre of Excellence for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in India.
Facebook working on voice assistant like Amazon Alexa
Twitter acqui-hires quote sharing app Highly
FB 'unintentionally uploaded' emails of 1.5mn users
Apple iPad mini: Timeless classic is back with a bang
US rocket launched to bring NASA cargo to ISS
  • US rocket launched to bring NASA cargo to ISS(08:00)
    Washington, April 18 (IANS) A US rocket has been launched from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore, carrying cargo with the space agency's re-supply mission for the International Space Station (ISS).
Why TikTok ban may not give the desired results (Lead)
  • Why TikTok ban may not give the desired results (Lead)(19:22)
    New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) With crores of people in India already using TikTok and all of them having the option to share the app with others, blocking its access on Google Play Store and Apple App Store may not produce the desired results, experts have warned.
  • ShareChat takes down over 4 lakh posts(18:30)
    New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indic language-based social network ShareChat on Wednesday announced it has removed 487,000 posts for violating the community guidelines as well as terms of use.