TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Apple launches MacBook laptops with first microprocessor designed in-house

Apple launches MacBook laptops with first microprocessor designed in-house

November 11, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital sands Apple Inc on Tuesday introduced a MacBook Air notebook and other computers with the first microprocessor designed in-house, a move that will tie its Macs and iPhones closer together technologically. The new chip, called the M1, marks a shift away from Intel Corp technology that has driven the electronic brains of Mac computers […]

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Parliament panel summons Facebook on Sept 2 as hate speech debate grows

August 21, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The parliamentary standing committee on Information Technology has summoned Facebook on September 2 to discuss the issue of alleged misuse of social media platforms in the wake of claims that the US firm did not apply hate speech rules to certain BJP politicians. A day before, the panel will also discuss the issue of internet shutdowns. Besides […]

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Twitter testing automatic translation for tweets on Android, iOS

August 12, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Twitter has kicked off a test with a small group of users across iOS and Android in Brazil that automatically translates tweets that are in a language they may not be able to read. “To make it easier to understand the conversations you follow on Twitter, we’re experiencing an automatic translation […]

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India launches $6.7 billion plan to boost electronics manufacturing

India launches $6.7 billion plan to boost electronics manufacturing

June 3, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India launched a $6.65 billion plan on Tuesday to boost electronics manufacturing, saying it would start by offering five global smartphone makers incentives to establish or expand domestic production. The government is offering a production-linked incentive (PLI) involving cash worth 4% to 6% of additional sales of goods made locally over […]

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India follows China's lead to widen use of coronavirus tracing app

India follows China’s lead to widen use of coronavirus tracing app

May 15, 2020

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India is aggressively pushing a state-backed contact tracing app to fight the spread of COVID-19, raising fears that the world’s second-most populous nation is on its way to Chinese-style methods of high tech social control. The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has touted its app, Aarogya Setu, or “Health Bridge,” […]

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