The White House, on December 9, announced a grant of $3.75 million for applicants to develop a technology to enhance privacy and democracy. Ahead of the "Summit for Democracy", Joe Biden administration announced the new initiative to boost privacy, communication without Internet or cellular data, enhancing democracy. The initiative will be launched with the United Kingdom, the US National Science Foundation and National Institute of Standards… read-more
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Mukesh Ambani, MD of the Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), on December 8, said, "Roll out of 5g in India should be a national priority." Aiming at a digital revolution in India, Ambani emphasized on the need of 5g, executed by telecom army, Jio. It is expected that by 2027, 39% mobile subscriptions will have 5g technology.
Search engine giant Google started rolling out its new feature of one-on-one voice calls and video calls in the Gmail app, upgrading Google Chat. Reportedly, It's available on both iOS and Android. To use the feature, one can select the phone and video call icon which is available on the top right corner of a one-on-one chat. ''We hope this makes it easier to connect with your colleagues,'' said Google.
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In 1995, Elon Musk was a teaching assistant at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Reportedly, two pieces of coursework annotated and initialed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk is being auctioned by Boston based RR Auction. The work of Musk includes a piece of case study, graded as "8 1/2." His work attracted a highest… read-more
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OnePlus started rolling out a new update to the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro worldwide. The update includes an Oxygen OS 12, which is based on Android 12. Furthermore, app icons are also updated, along with some new design animations. OnePlus said, "A design inspired by brand-new materials and uniting lights and layers." Besides, the company also added the Work-Life Balance feature with the latest update.
The Switzerland Government approved 'suicide pod' for an easy death. Known as "Sarco Capsule," this suicide pop will let people fall asleep, leading to a coma-death. The 3D Printed Capsule allows the person to lie down comfortably and press the button leading to death. However, it is manufactured by a nonprofit 'Exit International company', providing painless death. Furthermore, assisted suicide is legal in Switzerland with over 1,300… read-more
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VIVO's new phone model V2140A, claiming to be named VIVO 15Y has surfaced internet recently. Believed to be an entry-level device, the model will have LTE connectivity, basic features, 6.51 screen, HD resolution, Octa-core CPU, improved battery, and storage. The new models, expected to be named VIVO Y15 will be better than the recently launched Y15-A and Y15-S. However, the official launch date for the surfaced model is awaited.
Acer unveiled its new gaming laptop 'Predator Helios 500' in India. The laptop features a 11th Gen Intel Core i9 processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 GPU and 64GB of DDR4 3400 MHz memory. It comes with a 17.3-inch display with 4K Mini LED 120 Hz rate and also offers 5th Gen AeroBlade 3D Fan Technology. The laptop offers Quiet, Default, Extreme, and Turbo modes, for a cost of Rs 3,79,999.
Vivo is reportedly planning to launch its new Vivo V23e 5G in India, this December. The phone features a 6.44-inch AMOLED display, 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, a 50-megapixel rear camera, and a 44-megapixel selfie shooter. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 810 processor and offers Android 11. Under the hood, it is packed with a 4,050mAh battery that supports a 44W fast charger.
Uber India collaborated with Meta, to book rides through WhatsApp in India. The new feature will be launched in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, following which it will be expanded across the nation by 2022. Users can book an Uber by messaging to the business account number, scanning barcode or using direct link for Uber WhatsApp chat. The new WhatsApp feature will make Uber booking easy and comfortable for people in India.
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