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Foundation for Indo-Bangladesh Telecom Link Laid in Tripura

In an effort to create a hassle-free and potent Internet link for the northeastern states, union Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday laid the foundation stone in Agartala for an international Internet gateway through Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh.Agartala, Tripura’s capital city, would be the third international Internet gateway in India after Mumbai and Chennai. “After the establishment ... Read More »

DSCI Focuses on Cyber-Security for Digital Transformation

Security architects, senior security managers and decision makers brainstormed on a number of issues, including technology and cyber-security, during the seventh edition of Data Security Council of India (DSCI) best practices meet Bengaluru.Participants spoke on policy matters, proposed industry steps, market response, globally evolved practices, technology innovation, industry standards, architectural designs and others. “In the current landscape, the industry is ... Read More »

Narendra Modi Congratulates Isro on Successful Satellite Launch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) for the successful launch of its PSLV variant that put five British satellites into orbit, saying it was a moment of “immense pride” for India.”Successful launch of PSLV with five UK satellites is a moment of immense pride and joy for India. Congratulations to the Isro team,” ... Read More »

Skype Translator now speaks German, French

The Skype Translator beta app now can help people say “guten tag” to their friends in Germany, thanks to an update it received on Thursday. Microsoft’s real-time translation app can now provide live voice and text translations for conversations involving people who speak German and French, in addition to English, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish. For example, someone who speaks English ... Read More »

Amazon may soon look to you for package delivery

The person who delivers your next Amazon order could be you, or your nosy neighbor. The online retailer is working on a new service, currently dubbed On My Way, that would pay everyday people to deliver packages in some circumstances, The Wall Street Journal reports. There’s no word on when the new service might come out. There’s also a chance Amazon will ... Read More »

New modems to fuel superfast broadband over copper

Alcatel-Lucent and chipmaker Sckipio Technologies are debuting modem technology that will help make speeds of hundreds of megabit per second over copper cables a reality. The technology that makes it possible is called g.Fast. Step-by-step, chipmakers and equipment manufacturers are getting it ready for large-scale commercial services. They are expected to arrive next year. After getting the network equipment to ... Read More »