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Indian iPhone users might face deactivation of services due to TRAI’s new rules

iPhones face ban in India if Apple does not approve TRAI’s DND app Technology giant Apple’s war with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has been going on for some time now over the Do-Not-Disturb (DND) app. For those unaware, TRAI has designed the Do-Not-Disturb (DND) app, which allows […]

WhatsApp to restrict number of forwards to five chats per user to curb violence in India

After mob lynchings in India, WhatsApp decides to limit message forwarding to five chats per user WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned popular messaging platform, on Friday announced that it is launching a test to limit message forwarding to five chats per users in India. This new update will allow WhatsApp users in […]

Google brings free MLCC Study Jam Series to India

Google gets the Machine Learning Crash Course (MLCC) Study Jam series to India In May 2018, Google and National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog had jointly signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with an objective of developing growth in India’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) ecosystem through a variety of […]

As we build the digital ID systems of the future, where does privacy fit in?

The ID Question: Episode 2 India’s Aadhaar could be a blueprint for identity systems in the 21st century, but there’s a difference between what institutions want and what individuals need In episode one of The ID Question, we looked at India’s Aadhaar system and what happens when a single ID is […]

WhatsApp Payments feature now available for users in India

Know how to send and receive money using the WhatsApp Payments feature on the messaging app Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has been testing its digital payments feature for both Android and iOS in India for some time now. Currently, in beta stage, testers have now found the payments feature appearing […]

India fines Google $21.17 million for ‘Search Bias’

India rules Google abused its dominant position in web search, imposes $21.17 million fine India’s antitrust watchdog, Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Thursday imposed a fine of $21.17 million (approx Rs. 136 crore) on the US Internet giant Google for abusing its dominant position in the local search market […]

We brought 25 universities together for one giant hackathon.

We brought 25 universities together for one giant hackathon. Here are the top projects students built. A formal photo-session after the prize distribution Last weekend, we hosted Hack36, our first-ever hackathon at Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology in Allahabad. It was easily one of the largest student-lead hackathons in India. Over […]