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IBM Technology To Send Weather Alert Without Net Connectivity

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IBM and The Weather Company, an IBM Business, today announced the launch of the Mesh Network Alerts technology in India. The mobile alerting platform can deliver weather and disaster alerts to remote places without Internet. Designed for low bandwidth environments, the Mesh network technology enables people in low internet connectivity area to exchange messages. The

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Apple Posts All-Time Record Revenue In India

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Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company posted all-time record revenue in India in the October-December quarter despite the demonetisation move which created lot of economic pressure. The chief of the iconic US-based makers of iPhone and iPads added the impact of demonetisation has not worked its way and the company continues to place its

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Blackberry To Bring Crisis Communication Platform To India

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Canadian smartphone and enterprise software maker BlackBerry is bringing its secure networked crisis communication platform in India, seeing good potential for it in the background of events like Chennai Cyclone that hurt connectivity in the city. Having initiated discussions with enterprises for potential deployments, Blackberry will initiate pilot projects with some enterprises within a month,

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Google Now Allows You To ‘Search’ Without Internet

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Google on Wednesday said that it will allow smartphone users to “search” for something even when there is no internet connection in the phone. Now of course, there is a catch here. Google, irrespective of its brilliant engineers, cannot defeat the laws of physics and return the search results from the web when there is

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Likely To launch in India On January 19

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It’s been widely reported that Xiaomi is planning on launching the Redmi Note 4 smartphone in India. Today, the company has sent out media invites for a launch event in New Delhi on January 19. Though the invite doesn’t really mention what’s in store for the event, going by the rumors, it could be the

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Google To Launch Smartwatches In 2017

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Putting end to months-long rumours, Google has officially confirmed its upcoming smartwatches. The company will be launching its smartwatches early next year. Google’s product manager of Android Wear Jeff Chang told The Verge that the company will launch two smartwatches next year. Chang said that the Google smartwatches will be powered by Android Wear 2.0.

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Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi Has Been In Pilot In Rural India For Over A Year

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Facebook Express Wi-Fi service is in the news again in India with reports saying the social media giant has started testing the service. Express Wi-Fi service is nothing new from the company; IndianExpress.com had first reported in 2015 how the service was being tested in rural India. This was also around the time Facebook’s Free

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Book Ola or Uber directly from Google Search

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People can now book Ola or Uber directly from Google Search from their smartphones in India, Google announced on Wednesday. The users can find directions and choose from a menu of ride service options straight from Google Search app or through the mobile search browser. This feature was made available on the latest version of

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Made-in-India Tejas: Historic Landmark for Aerospace Industry

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On July 1, 2016, No.45 Squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF) became the proud recipient of India’s first indigenous 4th generation fighter; the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) dubbed Tejas. This marks, not just an historic landmark for our aerospace industry, but a significant step forward in India’s quest for self-reliance in weapon systems and

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India Working On Ensuring Safe And Secure Cloud Service: Experts

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While the world is witnessing cloud data breach incidents more often — micro-blogging website Twitter being the latest one — and governments the world over are looking for ways to ensure data security, India has also joined the chorus for a safe, secured cloud experience. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) this month issued

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