America Corona Virus Technology

MIT downgraded rating 1 out of 5 for Indian govt Mandatory Aarogya Setu app

1861 founded  Massachusetts Institute of Technology that has produced 95 Nobel laureates as on date has rated all the COVID-19 contact tracing apps in the world.   The App developed by National Informatics Centre was initially handed a rating of 2 out of 5 stars by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), based on its Read More…

Indian Subcontinent

BSNL 4G services yet to Commence.. Unions Complaints vested interest behind block

  According to the unions, the Central Government had decided to allot 4G spectrum to BSNL last year but the Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC), an industry body, has complained to the Department of Commerce that “the BSNL’s tendering process has flouted the GOI’s policy of “Make in India”, which is not Read More…

Science Technology

Singapore : 2kg vitamins for 2.7 Kms first attempt of drone service started

Singapore´s first attempt of drone delivery service has begun by taking vitamins to a ship, with its operator saying Wednesday the devices are crucial in reducing human contact during the coronavirus pandemic. The use of drones is part of the city-state´s drive to embrace technological innovation, as well as an effort to tackle a manpower Read More…

Companies Environment Industries Legal Nature

NGT ordered stop of imports of e-waste for Major tech companies

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has suspended the firms’ eligibility to import, called the extended producer responsibility (EPR) authorisation for several products from April 4.   EPR mandates that the company manages the equipment after its end of life. This is the first time the CPCB has issued suspension orders to any company on Read More…

Companies Industries Market Technology

AI bound Virtual assistants to increase to 25% by 2021 : Gartner Reports

According to a report by Gartner, Inc, the contact centre was the pilot and testing ground for many adopters of virtual assistants (VAs), but with the democratisation of artificial intelligence (AI) and the development of accurate and clever conversational user interfaces (UIs), different types of VA have arisen: virtual personal assistants (VPAs), virtual customer assistants Read More…

Companies Technology

BSNL board on Feb 15 to decide on major recommendations of expert committee

BSNL’s board, which is meeting in New Delhi on February 15, is expected to discuss recommendations made by an expert committee, highly-placed sources reveals   The state-owned telecom services provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is mulling over a massive reduction in its workforce to the tune of 54,451 workers by reducing the retirement age Read More…