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Andhra Pradesh, Shivom, Blockchain, Privacy of citizens DNA data, J A Chowdary, Chandrababu Naidu, Dr Axel Schumacher

Exclusive: Andhra Pradesh adopts blockchain technology for DNA sequencing of citizens

With as many as two billion genomes expected to be sequenced by 2025, Chandrababu Naidu led government of Andhra Pradesh has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to use Shivom's blockchain-powered global DNA ecosystem to enable predictive medicine for AP citizens.
Ontario, Canada, Technology, Life Science

Ontario to invest $50 million in venture capital funds for life sciences in Canada

Ontario is the largest life sciences jurisdiction in Canada with more than 50 per cent of overall Canadian revenue.
Cisco, Portugal, António Costa, Chuck Robbins

Cisco sings MoU with Portugal govt to collaborate on startups, infra, skills, and cybersecurity

The Government of Portugal and Cisco signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on startups, digital infra, digital skills, and cybersecurity.
Axon, Body Camera, Chicago Police Department

This police department in US deploys 7,000 Axon body worn cameras: Do you know why?

The integration of body camera footage onto the Evidence.com cloud platform makes it easy for us to get to the truth of a situation quickly and efficiently, said Chicago Police Department.
Narendra Modi, FutureSkills, Nasscom, Digital India, Ravi Shankar Prasad, MeitY

PM Narendra Modi launches ‘FutureSkills’ platform for skills development in Artificial Intelligence

With the aim to impart skills in emerging technologies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the FutureSkills, a platform built by industry body Nasscom for skills development.
Maharashtra, Virgin Hyperloop One, Hyperloop, Hyperloop route between Pune and Mumbai, Richard Branson, Narendra Modi, Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra to build India’s first Hyperloop between Pune, Mumbai with Virgin Hyperloop One

Maharashtra will build India’s first Hyperloop Route between Pune and Mumbai with the help of British firm Virgin Hyperloop One.
Ontario Cleantech Strategy is to help Canadian companies target $2.5 trillion cleantech market by 2022: Reza Moridi

Ontario to help tech companies target $2.5 trillion cleantech market

Ontario, Canada is supporting the development of new, globally competitive low-carbon technologies that will reduce greenhouse gas pollution and fight climate change.
Iraq, FDI, Frost & Sullivan, Technology, Investment in Iraq, Business in Iraq, Middle East, Opportunities in Iraq, ISIS, Ali Mirmohammad

Iraq needs $30 billion FDI per annum to meet stabilisation goals: Frost & Sullivan

With the end of the ISIS war, Iraq is on the path of reconstruction and economic resurrection that calls for sustained investment to the tune of over $900 billion within the next decade.
Andhra Pradesh, Pegasystems, N Chandrababu Naidu, e-Pragati Project, eGov, eGovernance

eGov: Andhra Pradesh selects Pegasystems as technology backbone for e-Pragati project

Government of Andhra Pradesh has deployed Pega software to create a single access point for all e-Services provided by the government across 33 departments, 315 agencies, and 745 citizen services from one platform to the citizens and businesses.
Wipro, TCS, Mahindra, L&T, SAP, Huawei, Schneider bullish, Digital India, Budget 2018

Wipro, TCS, Mahindra, L&T, SAP, Huawei, Schneider bullish on Digital India push in Budget 2018

Some of the technology vendors and OEMs like Wipro, TCS, Mahindra, L&T and SAP, Huawei and Schneider  are bullish on Digital India and Make in India as the technology sector has been given a huge leg-up in Union Budget 2018.