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Infosys Foundation Grants Rs 9 Cr To Bhandarkar Institute For Research On. Orientology

Infosys Foundation Grants Rs 9 Cr To Bhandarkar Institute For Research On. Orientology

March 26, 2019 at 9:03 am 0 comments

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic and CSR arm of Infosys, has signed an MoU with the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune, for five years to strengthen research activities in Orientology, the study of Ancient cultures of the Asian sub-continent. The proposed grant of Rs 9.13 crores will be utilized to train scholars in Orientology andRead More

Airtel Slashes ISD Call Rates To Bangladesh, Nepal By Upto 75%

Airtel Slashes ISD Call Rates To Bangladesh, Nepal By Upto 75%

March 26, 2019 at 8:33 am 0 comments

Bharti Airtel Monday slashed ISD call rates to two of India’s neighbouring countries – Bangladesh and Nepal. For Bangladesh Airtel reduced the call rates by 75% and to Nepal by approximately 40%. Post the new ISD call rates, calls to Bangladesh will now be charged at only Rs 2.99/minute (versusRead More

OPPO 5G Smartphone Receives 5G CE Certificate

OPPO 5G Smartphone Receives 5G CE Certificate

March 25, 2019 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has said its first 5G smartphone has successfully passed 5G CE tests conducted by Sporton International, a global inspection services authority. The smartphone has also been awarded a 5G CE certificate by CTC advanced GmbH. OPPO’s 5G smartphone, which was showcased at MWC 2019, is alsoRead More

Tejas Networks Appoints Former SEBI Chairman C B Bhave As Director

Tejas Networks Appoints Former SEBI Chairman C B Bhave As Director

March 25, 2019 at 9:53 am 0 comments

Tejas Networks has appointed former SEBI Chairman Mr. C.B Bhave as an Independent Director and Mr. Arnob Roy as an Executive Director who will assume the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), with effect from March 25, 2019, based on the recommendations of the Nominations and Remunerations Committee. With theseRead More

Facebook AI For India Summit Kicks Off On March 26

Facebook AI For India Summit Kicks Off On March 26

March 23, 2019 at 11:03 am 0 comments

With a vision to leverage the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver social good, Facebook has announced its inaugural ‘AI for India Summit’ focused on discussing inclusive growth and solutions to the most enduring social challenges. The one-day summit will be held on March 26th, 2019 in Bangalore, reportsRead More

Vivo V15 Launched With Almost V15 Pro Specs But At Much Less Price

Vivo V15 Launched With Almost V15 Pro Specs But At Much Less Price

March 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

After a hugely successful V15 Pro, Vivo Friday launched its next phone – the Vivo V15. Both the phones come with almost similar specs, but the latest one is priced much less than the V15 Pro. While the V15 Pro was priced at Rs 28,990 the Vivo V15 is pricedRead More

UC Browser Ropes In Virendra Sehwag, Irfan Pathan For IPL

UC Browser Ropes In Virendra Sehwag, Irfan Pathan For IPL

March 22, 2019 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

Leading mobile browser UC Browser has joined hands with former cricketers Virendra Sehwag and Irfan Pathan for IPL 2019 that commences from 23 March.The two cricketers will be cheering and supporting their respective teams on the UC platform. Exclusive cricket-related short videos, GIFs and memes will also be available onRead More

Global Security Spending To Touch $103 Bn In 2019

Global Security Spending To Touch $103 Bn In 2019

March 22, 2019 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

Research agency IDC has predicted that the worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is going to reach $103.1 billion in 2019, an increase of 9.4% over 2018. This pace of growth is expected to continue for the next several years as industries invest heavily in security solutions toRead More

Eyeing 5G Trials In Markets Including India, RFS Launches Active Passive Antenna

Eyeing 5G Trials In Markets Including India, RFS Launches Active Passive Antenna

March 22, 2019 at 10:50 am 0 comments

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), a designer and manufacturer of wireless and broadcast infrastructure solutions, announces its Active Passive Antenna (APA) solution that aims at solving potential antenna issues in 5G deployments. The APA features a modular architecture that allows mobile operators to deploy any RFS passive antenna today then seamlesslyRead More

2019 Election : Social Media ‘Code of Ethics’ To Be Announced Today

2019 Election : Social Media ‘Code of Ethics’ To Be Announced Today

March 20, 2019 at 9:22 am 0 comments

Like the Model Code of Conduct guidelines prescribed by the Election Commission of India that tells the political parties about the ‘do’s and don’ts’, a set of social media ‘code of ethics’ will be announced today by various social media platforms. The Election Commission of India or the EC metRead More