Technology

Emerging Agritech Revolution in India

The agritech revolution has empowered farmers to get better quality inputs, timely information , access to markets and thereby the… Read More

3 weeks ago

Market value of big fintech rises to $1 trillion, more than the largest banks

Square, Visa, PayPal and MasterCard are collectively worth $1.07 trillion, while the “big six” banks, which include JPMorgan, Bank of… Read More

1 month ago

China becomes the largest 5G market in terms of user size

China has sold over 93 million units of 5G mobile phones this year so far Read More

1 month ago

Slack’s customer acquisition

While customer growth amounted to 30% year-over-year overall, the number of organizations spending over $1 million annually was up 78%… Read More

2 months ago

Google releases Android 11

Extend your apps with conversation notifications and bubbles, try one-time permissions, surface devices and media in the controls Read More

2 months ago

Tencent loses $34 billion since the PUBG ban in India

India was one of the biggest markets for PUBG with the game earning Rs 22,500 crore from the Indian market… Read More

2 months ago

Facebook Watch gets 1.25 billion+ visitors every month

Facebook Watch launched in 2018. Back in June of last year, the company said that 720 million people were watching… Read More

2 months ago

Facebook updates hate speech detection ahead of Myanmar election

The social media firm will limit message forwarding, and use its improved AI to remove hate speech Read More

2 months ago

State Of Retail Tech (H1’20)

Covid-19 has reeled in retail tech funding in 2020. Investors particularly scaled back funding in Q2’20 as the impact of… Read More

2 months ago

Xiaomi unveils under-display camera technology

Xiaomi announced that it will officially kick-start mass production of smartphones equipped with the 3rd Generation Under-Display Camera next year Read More

2 months ago

Microsoft introduces Hindi and English to Neural Text-to-Speech

Neural TTS is a part of the Azure Cognitive Services and converts text to lifelike speech for a more natural… Read More

2 months ago

44.8 Gigapixel Image of ‘The Night Watch’

A museum in Amsterdam has uploaded a scan of Rembrandt’s The Night Watch painting that’s so detailed you can see… Read More

2 months ago

Facebook to Pay $650 Million to Settle Facial Recognition Suit

Lead plaintiff Nimesh Patel sued Facebook in 2015 in one of three consolidated class actions, claiming the social network started… Read More

2 months ago

Google’s Kormo Jobs to help job seekers in India

In addition to helping users identify open calls for entry-level roles, the Kormo Jobs app is also designed to help… Read More

2 months ago

Did Fortnite just kill the App Store as we know it?

Epic Games’ Fortnite offered a direct in-app payment system bypassing apple’s (with 30% cut) & google’s; violating their rules and… Read More

2 months ago

Megatrends 2020 and beyond

Primary forces are the root causes of disruption: technology, globalization, demographics and environment Read More

2 months ago

Google introduces people cards

Google said the more information a user provides, the easier it would be for others to find them on Google… Read More

3 months ago

China has the highest mobile payment adoption

Average Chinese consumer is projected to spend around US$1,600 with payment apps in 2020 Read More

3 months ago

Video Game sales shine amid pandemic

Aside from watching Netflix, playing video games is one of the few activities perfectly suited for life in a pandemic Read More

3 months ago

India FinTech Report

India has the highest FinTech adoption rate globally of 87% which is significantly higher than the global average rate of… Read More

3 months ago

Google Music begins shutdown

Google is making these big moves now that its YouTube Music service is in full swing as its replacement Read More

3 months ago

Digital around the world in 2020

The average internet user now spends 6 hours and 43 minutes online each day. That’s 3 minutes less than this… Read More

3 months ago

Digital 2020: India

The number of internet users in India increased by 128 million (+23%) between 2019 and 2020 Read More

3 months ago

Python, R, and SQL are the most required data science skills

Boasting a median base salary of $110,000, as well as a job satisfaction score of 4.4 out of 5, data… Read More

3 months ago

UPI payments at record high in July

United Payments Interface (UPI) transactions in July surged to highest ever tally of 1.49 billion, with the total value of… Read More

3 months ago

Apple buys startup to turn iPhones into payment terminals

Apple has acquired Mobeewave, a startup with technology that could transform iPhones into mobile payment terminals, according to people familiar… Read More

3 months ago

Russian Crypto Scams Triple in First Half of 2020

Cybersecurity firms have identified an exponential rise in crypto-related scams in Russia during the first half of 2020. Researchers identified… Read More

3 months ago

eToro Plans to Launch Debit Card in UK Ahead of Robinhood

Investment app eToro is to launch a debit card, following its acquisition of Marq Millions Ltd, the U.K. based e-money… Read More

3 months ago

Iran Permits Power Plants To Mine Bitcoin

Iran has reportedly issued permits for 14 bitcoin mining farms and will cut up to 47% off of the electricity… Read More

3 months ago

Dubai Debuts Nationwide Data Platform Powered by Blockchain

Dubai’s Department of Economic Development, or DED, and state-run bank Emirates NBD are rolling out their so-called UAE KYC Blockchain… Read More

3 months ago

Ethereum futures open interest reaches an all-time high of $1 billion

The open interest, or total value of contracts that have not yet been settled, on Ethereum futures has passed the… Read More

3 months ago

5G patents

• Huawei has the largest declared 5G portfolio, followed by Samsung and ZTE • Qualcomm and Intel are the largest… Read More

3 months ago

Time on social media

• On average, global internet users spent 2 hours and 23 minutes on social media sites everyday • Emerging markets… Read More

3 months ago

Robotics-as-a-service

What is RaaS (Robotics-as-a-service)?Performing tasks by robots/ embedded electronics/ IoT, connected via cloud; benefited by tech like Data Analytics, ML,… Read More

3 months ago

Evolution of Digital Payments

• 1994: First online purchase.• 1997: First mobile payments and first contactless payments.• 1999: Paypal launches electronic money transfer service.•… Read More

3 months ago

5 years of Digital India

• The world’s largest digital literacy program, PMG Disha, has already trained around 3 crore candidates. • JAM (JanDhan, Aadhaar… Read More

3 months ago

Instagram Reels in India

• Instagram Reels is currently being tested in India that lets users record 15-second videos with music and audio clips.… Read More

3 months ago

TagHive announced pre-seriesA investment

Edtech startup TagHive has announced a pre-seriesA round of investment that takes its valuation to $10 million. Read More

3 months ago

Progressive Web App (PWA)

A middle ground between a mobile-friendly website and a mobile app, PWAs deliver a mobile app-like experience. Read More

3 months ago

Contribution of Smartphones to Digital Governance in India

Key highlights of Contribution of Smartphones to Digital Governance in India by ICEA and KPMG (July 2020): • India is… Read More

3 months ago

Middle East FinTech Study

Key highlights of 'Middle East FinTech Study' by Deloitte: • The average usage of P2P money transfer solutions among banking… Read More

3 months ago

Reliance India’s 2020 AGM

Key announcements at Reliance India's 2020 AGM include: • Jio5G: India's first 5G network• Google's investment for 7.7% stake in… Read More

3 months ago

Percentage of countries in each region offering online services (2020)

• Asia: 90% of countries offer business registration and business license application services online.  • Oceania: The most commonly offered… Read More

3 months ago

More than half of the world now uses social media

• Social media users have grown by more than 10% over the past year, taking the global total to 3.96… Read More

3 months ago

Global Landscape of Data Centres

• 463 exabytes (1 Quintillion bytes) of data will be created each day globally by 2025• Global data centers market… Read More

4 months ago

Key highlights of the report on ‘How India Shops Online’

• A visitor spends less than 9 minutes per visit on an e-retail platform. • 1 in 2 visitors browse… Read More

4 months ago

The billion-dollar quantum gold rush

Private investors had funded at least 52 quantum-technology companies globally since 2012, many of them are from university departments. Read More

5 months ago