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
Rajiv Chandrasekhar inaugurates Centre for Digital Intelligence, Security Hardware and Architecture at IIT-Madras
02 May 2023
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
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.
The Rise and Rise of HDFC Bank
03 Jul 2023
HDFC, which surged ahead of global majors like HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc and left Indian peers like State Bank of India and ICICI Bank in market capitalisation, now ranks fourth largest among the world’s most valuable banks, after JPMorgan Chase & Co, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd and Bank of America Corp
India’s Millet Revolution To Enrich Global Food Basket
02 Apr 2023
Millets, a healthier and cheaper substitute to wheat and rice, are indigenous to many parts of the world, especially in the semiarid tropics of Asia and Africa, and offers a big scope for expanding production and consumption in the foodgrain deficient African continent
Market predator Hindenburg preys on Adani stock
06 Mar 2023
Almost a month after the damning report of short-seller Hindenburg Research on the Adani Group that claimed that the seven stocks within the group were about 85 per cent overvalued, one of the group's stocks, Adani Total Gas, closed at Rs835 on the BSE, down nearly 79 per cent from its 24 January level, almost close to reaching that valuation