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September 27, 2017 1:22 am

Trai chairman R S Sharma, in an interview with The Indian Express, pointed out that IUC should not be seen as a “profit vertical” by telecom companies, and consequently should not have any impact on the stressed sector.

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September 26, 2017 7:59 pm

Vodafone today announced a 50% cashback offer on recharges up to Rs 100 on all Intex 2G feature phones.

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September 26, 2017 7:33 pm

The United States, in a document submitted for debate at the WTO Services Council, said if China’s new rules enter into full force in their current form, as expected by the end of 2018, they could impact cross-border services supplied through a commercial presence abroad.

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September 26, 2017 7:21 pm

Telecom minister Manoj Sinha today said the Department of Telecom will organise the India Mobile Congress every year which would emerge as a global event in coming years.

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September 26, 2017 7:19 pm

Reliance Industries' telecom upstart Jio is footing at least 40 per cent of the cost of its basic 4G phone, two sources familiar with the matter said, as it bets on recovering the investment by luring in millions of new customers.

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September 26, 2017 5:27 pm

Facebook Inc will by shut down in Russia next year if it fails to comply with requirements to store user data locally, according to the head of Russia’s state communications watchdog.

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September 26, 2017 5:01 pm

Apple has switched the default provider of its web searches for Siri on iOS and Spotlight on the Mac to Google from Microsoft's Bing.

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September 26, 2017 6:49 pm

Apple has released the latest version of its desktop operating system macOS High Sierra. Here's how you can download and install macOS High Sierra free of charge. 

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September 26, 2017 4:27 pm

Lowe's will launch an app early next month that will use augmented reality to make it easier to envision what a piece of furniture will look like in your home or office.

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September 26, 2017 4:25 pm

Google Assistant has received a small but useful update that allows users to search specific information or service through a search bar.

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September 26, 2017 3:48 pm

The latest disruptions are affecting users intermittently across the world’s second largest economy, intensifying a blocking effort that began around July but has gotten more sophisticated in ensuing months.

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September 26, 2017 3:48 pm

In an incredible feat, Microsoft, Facebook and the telecom infrastructure company Telxius have laid a 6,598 km cable across the Atlantic Ocean that is capable of transmitting 160 terabits of data per second.

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September 26, 2017 3:19 pm

Telecom operators have requested the sector regulator TRAI to defer new call drop rules by six months in order to tune their networks as per the new norms.

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September 26, 2017 3:05 pm

Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO who kept the company relevant as its primary PC software business faded has described the challenges he faced at Microsoft and his plans for the company in his autobiography, Hit Refresh.

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September 26, 2017 2:29 pm

Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram on Tuesday announced it has doubled its advertiser base in the past six months to reach over two million monthly active advertisers.

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September 26, 2017 1:54 pm

Instant messaging service WhatsApp has been largely blocked in China, the media reported.

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September 26, 2017 1:51 pm

Data usage on the network of telecom operators, excluding Reliance Jio, doubled in six months to 359 petabytes or about 37 lakh gigabyte per month at the end of June, as per extended Nokia Mbit report.

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September 26, 2017 1:47 pm

"India is leapfrogging from once being an infrastructure-poor country to now leading in digital technology," Satya Nadella, in his book 'Hit Refresh' said.

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September 26, 2017 12:39 pm

To counter Reliance Jio's Rs 999 Dhan Dhana Dhan offer, Airtel has unveiled its new Rs 999 plan which gives prepaid users 4GB 3G/4G data for 28 days along with unlimited local and STD calls.

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September 26, 2017 10:24 am

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is now pushing the IT major to build a quantum computing ecosystem, a new revolutionary technology, which would allow scientists to do computations in a fraction of time.

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September 26, 2017 9:00 am

"The ability to really make sure that we're not only thinking about the person, but the institutions people build," he added.

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September 25, 2017 8:38 pm

As the country moves towards a cashless economy, companies operating in the financial services domain will have to develop preventive control mechanisms and significantly invest in reactive capabilities to keep cyber attackers at bay, a study has suggested.

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September 25, 2017 8:22 pm

Microsoft 365 Education, as its name suggests, is aimed at the education market. It includes Office 365 for Education, Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility + Security, and Minecreaft: Education Edition.

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September 25, 2017 7:28 pm

Investment banking firm Jefferies on Monday said there is growth in digital payment mode by bank customers post-demonetisation whereas there has been a decline in usage of debit cards.

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September 25, 2017 5:11 pm

Alphabet Inc’s Nest, seeking to push its devices into more aspects of people’s homes, introduced a full suite of security products, including a digital-video enabled doorbell, an outdoor camera with a loudspeaker and an alarm system.

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September 25, 2017 4:39 pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants to sell 35-75 million Facebook shares in the next 18 months to fund the company's work in education, science and advocacy.

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September 25, 2017 3:50 pm

The company debuted a new version of its Fire HD 10 tablet on Tuesday that has a high-definition screen for watching video, up to 64 GB of storage, a lower price and a processor that runs 30 percent faster, Amazon said.

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September 25, 2017 3:50 pm

In a bid to increase its monthly active users (MAU) in the developing markets where internet connectivity is poor, Twitter has started testing an Android app called 'Twitter Lite' that uses less mobile data to work.

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September 25, 2017 3:26 pm

Demand at lower price points of traditional watches continue to decline, and it is likely that much of this is due to the rise of the smartwatch.

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September 25, 2017 2:49 pm

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) believes that Russian hackers tried to access California's election website before last year's presidential polls, a top official said.

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September 25, 2017 2:49 pm

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co is planning to cut off at least 5,000 workers, according to people familiar with the matter, part of a broader effort to pare expenses as competition mounts.

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September 25, 2017 2:20 pm Inc’s investment in retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd will help the Indian company boost revenue and add 25 percent more stores, while the US firm expands its reach into smaller towns in the world’s second-most populated nation.

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September 25, 2017 2:11 pm

According to the website of the three-day event, which starts from September 27, Vodafone Chief Vittorio Colao will not be present in person, but will join other telecom leaders for the inaugural session through video link.

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September 25, 2017 1:21 pm

Like other Silicon Valley giants, Facebook in 2015 decided to open a new share class, that would help maintain Mark Zuckerberg's hold on the company, even if he lost all his shares. Shareholders sued the company. Facebook has now retracted its lawsuit before the start of the trial.

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September 24, 2017 8:40 pm

Amazon, which is locked in an intense battle for leadership in the Indian market, has made significant investments over the last few years in strengthening its logistics and infrastructure operations in the country.

September 24, 2017 6:56 pm

The section 7 gives DoT power to make rules for conduct of telecom or telegraph services and section 25 deals with damaging of telegraph line, machines and related equipment with provision of punishments of 3 years of imprisonment or fine or both.