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Reliance Jio to seal deal with Facebook to boost Digital India

Reliance Jio to seal deal with Facebook to boost Digital India Reliance Jio to seal deal with Facebook to boost Digital India – Facebook has reportedly expressed an interest to shop for a minority stake within the Reliance Jio. Consistent with reports, Facebook held talks with Ambani-owned Reliance Jio to accumulate a 10 percent minority […]

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WHO Partners with Facebook, Microsoft for Global Hackathon against Coronavirus

WHO Partners with Facebook, Microsoft for Global Hackathon against Coronavirus WHO Partners with Facebook, Microsoft for Global Hackathon against Coronavirus – For asking developers to create software solutions that drive social impact World Health Organisation (WHO) has partnered with tech giants like Facebook and Microsoft for a worldwide hackathon, with the aim of tackling a […]

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Coronavirus: Use digital platforms effectively for govt services

Coronavirus: Use digital platforms effectively for govt services, Chandrababu Naidu says Coronavirus: Use digital platforms effectively for govt services, Chandrababu Naidu says – Naidu has suggested “digital socialization” — essentially, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu showed on mobile and online communication — on a mass scale as an efficient means to form lockdowns […]

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Coronavirus: Adani Electricity facilitates digital payment modes

Coronavirus: Adani Electricity facilitates digital payment modes Helping in the pandemic over coronavirus outbreak, the power utility firm encourages its customers to stay indoors and facilitates digital payment modes, Adani Electricity officials said about self-help payment Kiosk, drop boxes in society to remain indoors and maintain social distancing. The pandemic effect and concern about coronavirus-related […]

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US Fintech HUMBL Partners with Digital India Payments

US Fintech HUMBL Partners with Digital India Payments to Enter India’s Market US Fintech HUMBL Partners with Digital India Payments to Enter India’s Market – HUMBL, a US fintech that delivers mobile payments and financial services, announced on Friday it’s formed a replacement partnership with India’s payment service Digital India Payments Limited to assist with […]

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Banks push digital offerings, insurance amid corona scare

Banks push digital offerings, insurance amid corona scare Banks push digital offerings, insurance amid corona scare – With the worldwide spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic, people are socially distancing themselves banks are promoting their digital offerings through various measures like widening their digital services to providing insurance cover to customers and waiving off charges on […]

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India rejoins IIASA for Higher Tech and Scientific Research

India rejoins IIASA for Higher Tech and Scientific Research India rejoins IIASA for Higher Tech and Scientific Research – Research collaborations between IIASA and India stretch back to the 1970s and still bring new insights into the challenges the country and wider region face. Especially, past collaborations have provided a worldwide perspective, interdisciplinary research expertise, […]

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Salesforce Hires Former SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya As India CEO

Salesforce Hires Former SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya As India CEO Salesforce Hires Former SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya As India CEO – US-based Salesforce.com Inc. has appointed Arundhati Bhattacharya, the former chairman of State Bank of India, as the chairperson and chief executive officer of its India operations, according to sources aware of the development. Bhattacharya, […]

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Paytm leads digital payments growth as India avoids touching cash

Paytm leads digital payments growth as India avoids touching cash Paytm leads digital payments growth as India avoids touching cash – After a huge surge in digital payments as more people work from home, Fintech major Paytm on Tuesday said it’s witnessed to avoid venturing out and touching cash to prevent the spread of coronavirus. […]

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Smartphones set to get expensive as GST hiked from 12% to 18%

Smartphones set to get expensive as GST hiked from 12% to 18% Smartphones set to get expensive as GST hiked from 12% to 18% – With increased GST on smartphones from 12% to 18% GST Council, headed by the minister of finance Nirmala Sitharaman, on Saturday is sure to raise the prices of the smartphones […]

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