WhatsApp delays the application of privacy terms following backlash

WhatsApp delays the application of privacy terms following backlash

Published: 60 minutes agoAuthor: Pankaj Singh

The messaging giant WhatsApp recently declared that it is planning not to enforce and apply the planned update to its new policy, that is their data-sharing policy, till May 15, 2021. This announcement comes a few weeks after news about the latest te....

Innovations in surveillance system—a growth enabler in air traffic management

Innovations in surveillance system—a growth enabler in air traffic management

Published: 6 hours agoAuthor: Saipriya Iyer

Transforming air traffic management into a more interoperable, automated, modular and scalable system will potentially reap rewards from developments in virtualization and digital technologies. Seamless high-performing airport operations, advanced ai....

Google India to remove personal loan apps in violation of user policies

Google India to remove personal loan apps in violation of user policies

Date: 2021-01-15Author: Pankaj Singh

The tech company conducted a review of several money apps on the Play Store in India, based on user and government flags Warnings were issued to remaining apps to comply with existing safety norms, or face removal Global tech giant Google h....

XPeng signs strategic collaboration deal with domestic banks in China

XPeng signs strategic collaboration deal with domestic banks in China

Date: 2021-01-13Author: Pankaj Singh

XPeng Inc., a Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer, has reportedly inked a strategic collaboration deal with the leading domestic banks. The agreement was recently entered at a signing ceremony held in Guangzhou, China, following which, the company ....

Stents industry to witness robust technological innovations with ongoing R&D activities

Stents industry to witness robust technological innovations with ongoing R&D activities

Date: 2021-01-12Author: Pankaj Singh

One of the fastest emerging verticals within the healthcare and medical devices space, the global stents market is set to witness numerous interesting trends in the coming years. Ongoing research and development in the industry is being powered by th....

Saudi Arabia resumes flights to Qatar as part of a political reconciliation

Saudi Arabia resumes flights to Qatar as part of a political reconciliation

Date: 2021-01-12Author: Pankaj Singh

Saudi Arabia resumes flight to Doha for the first time in three years Weekly flights will operate from Jeddah and Riyadh to Doha The decision comes after Saudi Arabia and its allies agreed to completely restore ties with Qatar As per the ....

NIO announces adoption of NVIDIA DRIVE Orin™ SoC in its next-gen EVs

NIO announces adoption of NVIDIA DRIVE Orin™ SoC in its next-gen EVs

Date: 2021-01-11Author: Pankaj Singh

NIO, an automobile company, has reportedly announced the adoption of the NVIDIA DRIVE Orin™ SoC (system-on-a-chip) in its new-gen electric vehicles. This technology deployment will enable the delivery of advanced automated driving capabilities.....

Facebook rolls out new page design updates and innovations

Facebook rolls out new page design updates and innovations

Date: 2021-01-08Author: Pankaj Singh

Social media giant Facebook Inc has come along with new ideas and updates for Facebook Pages. The company has reportedly announced a significant upgrade to the old Facebook Page, experience mainly for public figures and creators, which includes a bra....

Airtel moves Supreme Court of India to lower dues as per AGR fees

Airtel moves Supreme Court of India to lower dues as per AGR fees

Date: 2021-01-07Author: Pankaj Singh

Bharti Airtel has reportedly moved the Supreme Court of India seeking to lower dues that are payable as per the AGR (aggregated gross revenue) fees. The Indian telecom company has cited that the main reason behind requesting the dues adjustment is....

Twitter to acquire podcast app Breaker to work on Twitter Spaces

Twitter to acquire podcast app Breaker to work on Twitter Spaces

Date: 2021-01-06Author: Pankaj Singh

Breaker, a social podcast app, has recently announced its acquisition by Twitter Inc, a social networking company, following which, it will shut down its website and app. The financial terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. The deal was e....

Nissan India to recruit 1,000 people to increase Magnite production

Nissan India to recruit 1,000 people to increase Magnite production

Date: 2021-01-05Author: Pankaj Singh

Nissan India has reportedly announced plans to recruit 1,000 people in its manufacturing facility to decrease the waiting period for Nissan Magnite to two to three months. Sources cite that SUV Nissan Magnite is considered as the most successful c....

Indian government invites EOI to sell 26% stake in BEML Limited

Indian government invites EOI to sell 26% stake in BEML Limited

Date: 2021-01-04Author: Pankaj Singh

Central Government of India has reportedly invited EOI (Expression of Interest) for the strategic sale of its 26% stake in BEML Limited (Bharat Earth Movers Limited). The government presently holds a 54.03% stake in total in this state-owned defense ....

BeiGene Announces approval for its three oncology products in China

BeiGene Announces approval for its three oncology products in China

Date: 2020-12-29Author: Saipriya Iyer

BeiGene Ltd., one of the leading Chinese commercial-stage biotechnology firms focused on commercializing and developing innovative medicines, has reportedly announced that it has received approval from the NHSA (China National Healthcare Security Adm....

Companies emphasize on diabetic foot ulcers in advanced wound care industry

Companies emphasize on diabetic foot ulcers in advanced wound care industry

Date: 2020-12-29Author: Pankaj Singh

A seismic rise in leg ulcer patient and dramatic upsurge in diabetic population have propelled the global advanced care market share. Companies are coming up with a slew of products that may provide skin protection, reduce adherence, provide antimicr....

L&T to hire 1,100 Graduate & Post Graduate Engineer Trainees in 2021

L&T to hire 1,100 Graduate & Post Graduate Engineer Trainees in 2021

Date: 2020-12-28Author: Saipriya Iyer

Larsen & Toubro (L&T), a construction engineering company, has reportedly announced plans to recruit over 1,100 graduate & post-graduate trainees in 2021. This pool of talent will then be deployed for construction management, project mana....

Goldman Sachs, NightDragon, & ClearSky Security acquire White Ops

Goldman Sachs, NightDragon, & ClearSky Security acquire White Ops

Date: 2020-12-25Author: Saipriya Iyer

White Ops has recently announced its acquisition by NightDragon, ClearSky Security, and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, collectively known as Sponsors. The Sponsors have acquired this cybersecurity company from previous investors namely Grot....

Group Nine Media forms SPAC to raise funds from public markets

Group Nine Media forms SPAC to raise funds from public markets

Date: 2020-12-24Author: Saipriya Iyer

Group Nine Media, a digital media holding company, has reportedly formed an SPAC with an aim to raise funds from the public markets. Sources familiar with the matter have stated that Group Nine is creating a SPAC with an objective to drive asset a....

US congress approves USD 900 billion new COVID-19 relief packages

US congress approves USD 900 billion new COVID-19 relief packages

Date: 2020-12-23Author: Pankaj Singh

The U.S. House has reportedly approved a USD 900 billion COVID-19 support package, throwing a lifeline to the country’s pandemic-affected economy after months of inaction. President Trump is expected to sign the package into law. The governm....

Entegris makes $200M investment in manufacturing facility in Taiwan

Entegris makes $200M investment in manufacturing facility in Taiwan

Date: 2020-12-22Author: Saipriya Iyer

Entegris, Inc., a leading advanced materials & process solutions provider, has recently announced an investment of nearly $200 million in a manufacturing facility in Taiwan. The new initiative will allow the company to expand its footprint in the....

WhatsApp announces plans to launch calling support to web version

WhatsApp announces plans to launch calling support to web version

Date: 2020-12-21Author: Saipriya Iyer

The social media giant Facebook Inc. has reportedly announced plans to integrate a new feature into WhatsApp that will enable users to make audio and video calls on its desktop version. The instant messaging app has been working on this new feature f....

WhatsApp India announces plans to launch insurance products by 2020

WhatsApp India announces plans to launch insurance products by 2020

Date: 2020-12-18Author: Saipriya Iyer

WhatsApp Inc, the world’s leading instant messaging social media platform, has reportedly announced plans to roll out pension products and micro-insurance products in India by end of 2020. Sources cite that WhatsApp will collaborate with SBI....