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Misk Foundation, Mohammed bin Salman

With Prince Mohammed bin Salman visit, Misk Foundation to organise events in United States

With the visit of Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia to USA, the Misk Foundation said that it is organising events in six cities including Washington DC, New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Houston.
ITU estimates that at the end of 2018, 51.2 per cent of the global population, or 3.9 billion people, will be using the Internet. (Image: Cisco)

More than 51.2% of the global population will have access to Internet in 2019, says United Nations

ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies (ICTs), estimates that at the end of 2018, 51.2 per cent of the global population, or 3.9 billion people, will be using the Internet.
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and the UN Resident Coordinator in India, Yuri Afanasiev exchanging the signed documents of the Government of India-United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) for 2018-2022, in the presence of the Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Rajiv Kumar, in New Delhi on September 28, 2018. (Photo: PIB)

India and United Nations sign Sustainable Development Framework for 2018-2022 with Rs 11000 crore budget outlay

The total planned budget outlay for the implementation of the UNSDF 2018-2022 is approximately Rs 11000 crore
Red Ventures buys online education portal HigherEducation.com

Red Ventures buys online education portal HigherEducation.com

Red Ventures has acquired HigherEducation.com, a provider of marketing and enrollment services to post-secondary institutions in the United States for undisclosed amount.
Microsoft to give grants to 7 Indian organisations under its $50 million AI for Earth worldwide program

Microsoft to give grants to 7 Indian institutes under its $50 million ‘AI for Earth’ program

Microsoft said that India now has the third largest concentration of AI for Earth grantees, following the United States and Canada.
Genpact gets U.S. patent for its natural language understanding technology framework

Genpact gets U.S. patent for its natural language understanding technology framework

Genpact said that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded the company a patent for natural language understanding (NLU).
YouTube headquarters shooting: What we know so far

Shooting at YouTube headquarters: What we know so far

Adding to bizarre saga of string of mass killings carried out in the United States in recent years, a woman opened fire with a handgun at YouTube's headquarters near San Francisco on Tuesday, injuring three people before shooting herself dead.
Ansarada, Startup

Ansarada raises $18 million Series A funding to go global

US-based Ansarada said that it has raised $18 million in Series A funding to accelerate expansion in the United States and EMEA.
T-Mobile, Ericsson, 5G, MWC 2018

T-Mobile partners Ericsson to build 5G network

Swedish gear maker Ericsson and American telecom firm T-Mobile have partnered to build 5G network in the United States.

Ad-blockers effect: Advertising groups vow to stop using annoying online ads

A broad coalition of advertising trade groups, ad buyers and sellers from Western Europe and the United States have urged the industry to stop using annoying online marketing formats that have fuelled the rapid rise of ad-blockers
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