• Thu, Feb 23, 2017
  • Nadella unveils ‘Project Sangam’, ‘Made for India’ Skype Lite app

    Updated: Feb, 23, 201706:30 AM

    In a big push for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Skill India initiative, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella launched “Project Sangam” to help the government not only train but also help people get jobs via...
    Nadella unveils ‘Project Sangam’, ‘Made for India’ Skype Lite app
    Aimed at employing and empowering low-skilled workers, “Project Sangam” will commence from Andhra Pradesh.“The company will allow people to enroll through Aadhaar cards and later utilise LinkedIn to manage their profiles,” said Nadella in the presence of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at the jam-packed “Future Decoded” event here.“Project Sangam” will be an open ecosystem where trainers can pour their content into the project and people can take the training right from “Sangam” and apply for jobs.As soon as the training is completed, Microsoft will update their profiles for employers to shortlist and hire the skilled workers. The candidates will also receive job options according to their skills.“It is the first project on Cloud that will bring Microsoft and LinkedIn...
  • Share photos, videos, GIFs via WhatsApp 'Status' now Share photos, videos, GIFs via WhatsApp 'Status' now
    Updated: Feb, 22, 201703:57 PM

    Popular messaging platform WhatsApp has updated to Status feature that allows users to share images and videos with their contacts on WhatsApp in a secure way.

  • Apple acquires promising Israeli start-up RealFace Apple acquires promising Israeli start-up RealFace
    Updated: Feb, 21, 201709:57 AM

    To boost its prospects in the world of artificial intelligence (AI), Apple has acquired Israel-based start-up “RealFace” that develops deep learning-based face authentication technology.

  • Easy, effective ways to cleanup your smartphone’s storage Easy, effective ways to cleanup your smartphone’s storage
    Updated: Feb, 20, 201706:45 AM

    If you have been in Chennai during the last one week, you must be experiencing what I call a WhatsApp Meme Overload. The storage on your phone is probably full because of all the memes you exchanged...

  • Business common sense: Adapting to change Business common sense: Adapting to change
    Updated: Feb, 20, 201706:30 AM

    Technology is bringing in changes to the way we travel and stay. Business models are changing in the transportation and hospitality industry. There used to be a time when you had to own a car to live...

  • Biodegradable paper airplane may revolutionise humanitarian aid Biodegradable paper airplane may revolutionise humanitarian aid
    Updated: Feb, 19, 201709:48 PM

    Paper planes aren’t just for passing secret notes across the classroom anymore. Now, they can even save lives. Otherlab, an engineering research and development lab based in San Francisco, has created...

  • Apple developers' conference in US from June 5 Apple developers' conference in US from June 5
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201704:18 PM

    Apple's 28th annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will be held at the McEnery Convention Centre in San Jose, California from June 5-9, the company said in a statement.

  • App to help nursing  allocation process App to help nursing allocation process
    Updated: Feb, 17, 201703:20 PM

    In a bid to foray into a new era of tech-powered healthcare, Intelenet Global Services – a Mumbai-based business process service provider – launched a mobile app called Radius that can help transform...

  • Acer launches convertible range of laptops Acer launches convertible range of laptops
    Updated: Feb, 16, 201702:42 PM

    Taiwanese hardware and electronics corporation Acer on Wednesday launched a convertible laptop Acer Spin 3 in India.

  • Create, share lists of favourite places of your city on Google maps Create, share lists of favourite places of your city on Google maps
    Updated: Feb, 15, 201706:45 AM

    Adding to the ever growing connectivity fostered by the social media, is yet another feature by the Google Maps application where people can now create and share lists of their favourite places in...