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SELECTION COMMITTEE ESTIMATES RS 1,600 CRORE SUPPORT FOR 5G FROM CENTER

The Select Committee on 5G deployment roadmap has estimated a budgetary support of around Rs 1,600 crore from the Central government in the first four years of its rollout in the country.

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‘Singled out’ WhatsApp feels other payments cos getting ‘unfair advantage’

WhatsApp is setting sights on full-scale launches in other countries as it feels Google and other payment services are getting “unfair” advantage under India’s regulatory regime, according to a report in The Economic Times.

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eBay planning India comeback with export option for sellers

American e-commerce giant eBay is all set to make a comeback in the Indian market by starting its export business for Indian sellers to sell across its major markets, according to a report by The Economic Times.

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Facebook to pull VPN app from App Store over data worry

Facebook will pull Onavo Protect virtual private network application from the App Store after getting word that it violates Apple's data collection rules, The Wall Street Journal has reported.

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Singapore's Golden Gate Ventures launches $10 million cryptocurrency fund

Singapore-based venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures said on Friday it will launch a $10 million fund to invest in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology startups.

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NEW WHATSAPP UPDATE ON IOS LIMITS FORWARDED MESSAGES TO 5 MEMBERS ONLY

Facebook-owned messaging app, WhatsApp in its new features has limited the number of people who can receive a forwarded message to five. However, this is available to iOS users, only. Android folks may have to wait for sometime.

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FIREFOX IS TESTING A NEW ‘ADVANCE’ EXTENSION FOR A MORE INTUITIVE WEB EXPERIENCEa

Mozilla’s Firefox has announced a new experimental extension called Advance, which as the company says will be a more contextual and intuitive way to surf the web.

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Tata Trusts plans to support 1,000 innovations in tech sector

Tata Trusts, through its Foundation for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship (FISE), plans to support around 1,000 innovations in the tech sector which can solve social problems, a company official said.

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Amazon, Flipkart, Ola, other apps shed weight to pass Indian internet test

Amazon, Flipkart, and Ola are among a set of digital giants betting on lightweight versions of their mobile apps to take their business to millions of customers in India’s suburban and small towns, overcoming patchy mobile internet connectivity and sluggish data speeds.

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Google is adding new automated machine learning tools and bringing its AI software to call centers

Google has a slew of artificial intelligence announcements it’s making this week at its Cloud Next conference, which kicks off in San Francisco today, and many are focused on the company’s democratization of machine learning tools.

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