Technology - general

Meta CEO Zuckerberg sells over 560,000 shares amid stock surge

05 Dec 2023

Meta’s Chief Executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has offloaded a significant number of shares despite the social media giant’s stock surging to nearly a two-year peak in November 2023.

AT&T selects Ericsson over Nokia for the Open RAN telecom network

05 Dec 2023

AT&T announced on Monday, 4 December 2023, its decision to partner with Ericsson to construct a cutting-edge telecom network leveraging Open RAN (ORAN) technology.

Bitcoin surges above $40,000 amid positive market sentiment

04 Dec 2023

In a significant upswing, Bitcoin has surpassed the $40,000 mark, marking its highest point in 2023.

OpenAI postpones the custom GPT store launch to early 2024

02 Dec 2023

In a recent development, OpenAI has officially delayed the launch of its much-anticipated custom GPT store until early 2024.

Microsoft president Brad Smith rejects the possibility of super-intelligent AI

01 Dec 2023

Tech giant Microsoft’s president, Brad Smith, said that the idea of super-intelligent artificial intelligence is far from reality in today's world.

Alipay exits India: Chinese payment giant to sell Zomato stake for nearly $400 million

29 Nov 2023

Alipay, the Chinese payments group, is set to divest its 3.4% stake in the Indian food delivery powerhouse Zomato for an estimated sum of almost $400 million.

Broadcom set to finalize $69 billion VMWare acquisition

22 Nov 2023

In a significant development in the technology industry, Broadcom announced on Wednesday, 22 November 2023, that it has successfully concluded its $69 billion acquisition of cloud computing firm VMWare, marking one of the largest takeover deals in the sector.

Byju's faces a $1.2 billion loan default fallout as lenders assume control of key units

10 Nov 2023

In a significant development for Byju's, once considered one of India's premier tech startups, lenders have formally declared a default on a $1.2 billion loan as they take control of a vital unit of the education technology provider

A major ransomware attack targets China's largest lender, ICBC

10 Nov 2023

In a major cybersecurity incident, the U.S. arm of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) fell victim to a ransomware attack, disrupting trade in the U.S. Treasury on Thursday, 9 November 2023.

Apple CEO Tim Cook hails India as an extraordinary market with abundant growth potential

03 Nov 2023

In a recent earnings call for the fourth quarter of 2023, Apple's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tim Cook, emphasized that India is a "major focus" for the tech giant and expressed his satisfaction with the performance of the two Apple stores opened in the country.

Vietnam explores chip industry expansion despite high costs

31 Oct 2023

Vietnam is currently in discussions with major chip companies to boost investments in the country, potentially leading to the establishment of its first semiconductor

JioSpaceFiber unveils satellite-powered internet connectivity at IMC 23 in groundbreaking preview

27 Oct 2023

Reliance Industries' telecommunications subsidiary, Reliance Jio Infocomm, unveiled its satellite-based broadband service, JioSpaceFiber, during the India Mobile Congress, which commenced on 27 October, 2023.

Netflix raises prices and gains subscribers amidst strikes

19 Oct 2023

Streaming giant Netflix has increased subscription prices for some plans in the U.S., Britain, and France. These new prices became active on Wednesday

India to collaborate in enhancing facility at UK’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

03 May 2023

India, UK to jointly create 'NET Zero' Innovation Virtual Centre

03 May 2023

Rajiv Chandrasekhar inaugurates Centre for Digital Intelligence, Security Hardware and Architecture at IIT-Madras

02 May 2023

L&T Technology Services to hire over 1,000 engineers for its new Mysuru campus

02 Nov 2022

India, Norway to extend S&T co-operation to new areas

17 Oct 2022

Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and Barry Sharpless share Chemistry Nobel

06 Oct 2022

The 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists “for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry” that have made chemistry more functional

Three share 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics

06 Oct 2022

Alain Aspect, John F Clauser and Anton Zeilinger have been recognised “for experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science”

Medicine Nobel awarded to Swedish geneticist Svante Paabo

06 Oct 2022

The 2022 Nobel Prize Committee has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2022 to Swedish geneticist Svante Paabo for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution

World's first 100% hydrogen-powered train now runs in Germany

29 Aug 2022

With a range of 1,000 km, the Alstom multiple units of the Coradia iLint model, which are emission-free in operation, can run all day long on just one tank of hydrogen on the route between Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven, Bremervörde and Buxtehude

NHPC to set up pilot green hydrogen technology projects in Ladakh

18 Jul 2022

Scientists develop rapidly charging E-cycle with Sodium-ion batteries and supercapacitors

08 Jul 2022

Viritech, Pininfarina team up to develop world’s first ‘hydrogen hypercar’

28 Jun 2022

Viritech, which developed the powertrain technology for the hydrogen-fuelled hypercar with automotive design major Pininfarina providing the design, plans to put the hydrogen-fueled car into limited production in 2023.

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