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Intercepting and Monitoring of any Computer data given to 10 Govt agencies

Investigating agencies will now have more powers to intercept and monitor information stored on computer devices after the Ministry of Home Affairs issued an order on Thursday.   Ten central probe agencies have been given the powers of “interception, monitoring and decryption of any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer resource”.   Read More…

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Time’s 25 most influential teens of 2018 has three Indian-origin students

Three Indian-origin students have been named among the 25 most influential teens of 2018 by Time magazine for making a mark across numerous fields.   Indian-American Kavya Kopparapu, Rishab Jain, and British-Indian Amika George are among the group who have become inspirations for youngsters across the world due to their spectacular achievements through their work Read More…

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Food delivery Swiggy raises Rs 6987 crore in funding

Swiggy, in a statement said, it has executed definitive agreements for a USD 1 billion round of funding led by Naspers and saw new investors Tencent, Hillhouse Capital and Wellington Management Company coming on board.   The series H round also saw participation from other existing investors including DST Global, Meituan Dianping and Coatue Management, Read More…

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29 year old Bengaluru origin Makes it to Forbes ’30 Under 30’

Bengaluru-origin 29-year-old Achuta Kadambi , is a second generation Indian American, is a professor at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).   He has been named under the science category in the coveted list. The annual list honours emerging stars in 20 different industries.   Forbes 30 Under 30 list is released annually Read More…

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WhatsApp awaiting payment nod from RBI for its 200 millions User base

WhatsApp Chief has written to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), seeking a formal nod to expand payments services to all its 200 million users in India.   The messaging app, which has drawn fire from the government over spread of fake messages on its platform, continues to wait for a regulatory clearance to launch Read More…

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Twitter chief Anti caste discrimination banner in India irks caste favourites

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has kicked up a Controversy  in India after a picture of him with a placard saying “smash Brahminical patriarchy”, referring to the Hindu caste system that  went viral in one of the company’s fastest-growing markets. The picture, posted on Twitter on Sunday by a journalist who was part of group of Read More…

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Facebook , Instagram down across global leads traffic to Twitter

For Millions of Facebook and Instagram users, a worldwide outage of the hugely popular social media platforms on Tuesday proved to be a matter of great concern.    They took to Twitter in droves, trending the #FacebookDown hashtag for hours, half in absolute despair, half in mirth.   The users were just recovering from an Read More…

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Proud ISRO said “Mission accomplished ” after launch of GSAT 29

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the GSLV Mark III rocket carrying the GSAT-29 communication satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Wednesday. Marking ISRO’s fifth launch for the current year, the communication satellite carries high throughput communication transponders in the Ka and Ku bands which can expand high-speed data transfer Read More…