Next big wave of technology Unicorn listings could be in India
Mohandas Pai said that liquidity and valuations shouldn’t be concerns for companies seeking to list, as the market is “flush with money” and India investors have shown a willingness to pay up for growth stocks.
Humanoid, IoT labs among highlights at science fest next week
Hundreds of interactive science models along with a humanoid, mobile planetariu...
Edtech startup Lido Learning appoints new CTO
Lido Learning (Quality Tutorials) was launched in April 2019 by Sahil Sheth, offering live tuto...
Maharashtra portfolios: Sena gets Home, NCP Finance, Congress Revenue
A statement from the CM's office said that Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has been given the charge of Home, Urban Development, Forest, Environment, Water Supply, Water Conservation, Tourism, Public Undertakings, Parliamentary Affairs departments.
Software Technology Parks of India sets up CoE for automotive technologies in Pune
The newly opened Centre of Excellence (CoE) will collaborate for virtual simulation in upcoming technology areas to improve performance, reliability and create an ecosystem to encourage R&D and entrepreneurship in the ACES mobility space in India. STPI intends to set up 21 such CoEs across India and this is the fifth such centre. STPI is set up by MeitY in 1991.
The grand digitization of the finance industry: How technology is paving the path towards the future
Digitization has helped the common man achieve financial independence by obtaining affordable access to finance.
Educating racists is a waste of time
If racism is your platform for point-scoring, bringing up incidents from rival clubs as though this is all a game of Top Trumps, you’re – and I’m going to phrase this as nicely as possible – quite pathetic. You can’t fix stupid and it’s scary to think just how much of the population are sat fist-pumping in the knowledge there are no cameras ready to record their discrimination.
Parliamentary panel for regular recruitment, use of technology by MOSPI
"Ministry should carry out regular recruitment of qualified/trained staff for this purpose. It should not compromise in any manner on the quality of statistical staff at the field level, so that the credibility of the whole process is not jeopardized," the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance said in its report on MOSPI tabled in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Samsung sets up innovation lab at IIT Guwahati
"The Samsung Innovation Lab at IIT Guwahati will train students on IoT, Embedded Systems, AI and ML, helping them learn industry-relevant skills and making them job-ready," a statement said. Through this partnership with IIT Guwahati, the academy targets to train over 300 students in the next three years on these cutting-edge technologies, it added.
No proposal for education loans waiver, says govt
In the last three years from 2016-17 to March 2019, the amount of outstanding education loans rose from Rs 67,685.59 crore to Rs 75,450.68 crore in September 2019, as per data provided by public sector banks. More than 90 per cent of these accounts are standard as on March 31 this year, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha.
INOX Leisure launches tier-based cinema loyalty program
The second largest multiplex player has crossed 600 screens and 600 million customers. The loyalty program will offer many benefits to the enrolled customers, besides reward points which can be redeemed for movie tickets as well as F&B purchases.
Netrika Consulting acquires Anti-Piracy Solutions
Sanjay Kaushik, managing director of Netrika Consulting, told that his company has a dominant presence in on-ground security and antifraud solutions and the acquisition has brought in online capabilities.
Sterlite Technologies, IIT Madras sign pact for 5G advancement
"Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology Madras for sponsoring a chair professorship in 5G," the company said in a filing to BSE.
Govt creating framework for deployment of secure 5G services: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The government is creating an enabling framework for deployment of affordable and secure 5G services in India, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday.
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