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5G spectrum auction likely to be held in early June, says telecom minister
Business

5G spectrum auction likely to be held in early June, says telecom minister

TRAI has mooted a mega auction plan valued at over Rs 7.5 lakh crore at the base price across multiple bands for radio waves allocated over 30 years, said Ashwini Vaishnaw

No plan to privatise railways, need to accept latest tech, says Ashwini Vaishnaw
India

No plan to privatise railways, need to accept latest tech, says Ashwini Vaishnaw

Ashwini Vaishnaw said there is an imperative need to flex the technology to meet the goal of Aatmanirbhar Bharat in order to make progress

In a first, India to have a WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in Gujarat's Jamnagar
World

In a first, India to have a WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in Gujarat's Jamnagar

This would be the first and only global outposted Centre (office) for traditional medicine across the globe.

Remote monitoring: Keeping your heart health in check with technology
India

Remote monitoring: Keeping your heart health in check with technology

The new generation of devices uses a technology that have inbuilt capability to send the device data to the patient’s smartphone via Bluetooth and the phone then automatically transfers the data to the doctor enabling advanced remote monitoring capability.

Fintech allows small players to compete, rewards those that effectively address consumer needs
Business

Fintech allows small players to compete, rewards those that effectively address consumer needs

With real-time banking capabilities getting enhanced by Fintechs, it has led to higher visibility of cash flow making banking services more effective

Zara Rutherford, 19, becomes youngest woman to fly solo around the world
World

Zara Rutherford, 19, becomes youngest woman to fly solo around the world

Rutherford wants to infuse young women and girls worldwide with the spirit of aviation and an enthusiasm for studies in the exact sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology

Watch: 2024, a feature film shot entirely on a OnePlus 9 Pro and available now on OTT
Tech

Watch: 2024, a feature film shot entirely on a OnePlus 9 Pro and available now on OTT

In some ways, it’s hard to believe that a feature length film was shot on a smartphone of all things, and released on one of the largest streaming platforms around.

Ashes 2021-22: Technology woes in spotlight as Ben Stokes no-ball controversy spices up Day 2
First Cricket News

Ashes 2021-22: Technology woes in spotlight as Ben Stokes no-ball controversy spices up Day 2

Australia’s Ashes broadcaster Channel 7 revealed Stokes had overstepped the front crease 14 times in Thursdays’ opening session and had only been called twice for a no-ball.

COVID-19 pandemic offers perfect opportunity to improve India's legal system through disruptive tech, here's why
India

COVID-19 pandemic offers perfect opportunity to improve India's legal system through disruptive tech, here's why

Big data and machine learning can transform how we handle dispute resolution and may do wonders

Does an oximeter know your skin colour? Here's why UK is probing racial bias in medical devices
World

Does an oximeter know your skin colour? Here's why UK is probing racial bias in medical devices

Pulse oximeters track oxygen saturation in blood so that urgent medical response can be provided upon a dangerous drop in levels. However, these devices could have failed to reflect drops in blood oxygen levels of people from ethnic groups

Samsung vice-chairman fined 70 million won for anaesthetic drug use
World

Samsung vice-chairman fined 70 million won for anaesthetic drug use

Lee Jae-yong was found guilty of having repeatedly taken the anaesthetic propofol at a plastic surgery clinic in Seoul dozens of times over several years

India a land of opportunities, open to innovation and investment: PM Modi at Dubai Expo address
India

India a land of opportunities, open to innovation and investment: PM Modi at Dubai Expo address

Referring to the theme of India's pavilion — ''Openness, Opportunity and Growth'' — Modi stressed that today's India is one of the most open countries in the world, open to learning, open to perspectives, open to innovation and open to investment

US lawmakers question Facebook on spiking mental health fears among teenagers
World

US lawmakers question Facebook on spiking mental health fears among teenagers

Lawmakers have demanded a pledge from Facebook to release all of its research and not to take aims at children under 13.

One plug to charge them all: Trouble for Apple as EU demands single charging method for phones
World

One plug to charge them all: Trouble for Apple as EU demands single charging method for phones

The push by the EU will certainly be cheered by the millions of people who have rummaged through a drawer full of cables for the right charger

Camel beauty pageants fuel demand for cloning in United Arab Emirates
World

Camel beauty pageants fuel demand for cloning in United Arab Emirates

Gulf clients are ready to pay between 200,000 and 400,000 dirham ($54,500-$109,000) to duplicate a dromedary

Israeli firm unveils remote-controlled armed robot to patrol volatile borders
World

Israeli firm unveils remote-controlled armed robot to patrol volatile borders

The robot can gather intelligence for ground troops, carry injured soldiers and supplies in and out of battle, and strike nearby targets

'Servers collapsed, machines not working': Glitches plague bitcoin rollout in El Salvador
World

'Servers collapsed, machines not working': Glitches plague bitcoin rollout in El Salvador

There has been skepticism about the government’s enthusiastic adoption of bitcoin since the government announced at a Bitcoin conference in Miami in June

Watch The Sound with Mark Ronson Apple TV+ explores the curious link between music and technology
Entertainment

Watch The Sound with Mark Ronson Apple TV+ explores the curious link between music and technology

The six-part docuseries is as much for musicians as it is for music lovers. Without taking any strong sides, it explores the symbiotic relationship between a raw creative process and the digital prism through which it emerges.

Google fined $592 million in dispute with French publishers, tech giant 'very disappointed' by decision
News & Analysis

Google fined $592 million in dispute with French publishers, tech giant 'very disappointed' by decision

Google says it is negotiating in good faith toward a solution, and on the verge of reaching an agreement with some publishers.

Explained: As Duolingo files to go public in the US, a look at the company’s trajectory over the years
Tech

Explained: As Duolingo files to go public in the US, a look at the company’s trajectory over the years

Duolingo is the most downloaded education app in the history of the App Store and in 2019 became the top-grossing education app worldwide.