June 25, 2021 12:48 pm

Tech Observer Desk

TechObserver.in covers e-governance, enterprise IT, startups, telecom and consumer electronics.

Surakhpur village becomes Delhi’s first fully digital village

According to the district administration, all 113 households in the Surakhpur village have at least one Aadhaar seeded bank account linked with mobile phones. It makes this village 100 per cent digital payment enabled village.

Narendra Modi govt says BHIM app users have spent Rs 361 cr so far

Transactions worth Rs 361 crore have so far been made using the newly-launched Bhim application for mobile phones, Lok Sabha was informed.
Residents of some remote villages in the north-eastern border state of Arunachal Pradesh are being denied mobile connectivity services of state-run telecom provider BSNL for over two years by some "vested interests", an MP from the state has alleged in his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Vested interests depriving mobile connectivity to border areas: Arunachal MP to PM

There are many places, villages and even towns which are yet to be exposed to the cellular technology. I therefore, urge you (PM) to personally examine the matter and take the strictest action possible, to prevent further delays in execution of this crucial project," Ninong Ering, the Congress Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal East said.

Cognizant net profit falls 4.3% to $ 1.55 billion for the full year 2016

For 2017, Cognizant expects its revenue to be in the range of $ 14.56 – 14.84 billion, which translates into 7.9-10 % growth

Accenture develops new technology to beef up blockchain security

Accenture has developed new technology that it says can help make blockchain applications more secure and could speed up their deployment in sectors such as finance, reported news agency Reuters.

Apple beats Xiaomi in China; Oppo takes lead: IDC

Apple has finally halted the dream run of Xiaomi in China, the largest smartphone market in the world, edging the Chinese phone giant from the fourth slot by shipping nearly 45 million iPhones to the Communist nation, a report by market research firm IDC said.

Now use your smartphone to scan fruits for pesticides

You will soon be able to use your smartphone to scan fruits for pesticides, thanks to a new app developed by researchers that looks directly inside objects and displays its specific constituents.
Sagoon’s MoodTalk is a chatting tool that helps users communicate using ‘moods’ — a feature for the real-time expression of moods. Whether a user is happy, sad, excited or experiencing any other emotion, they can let their moods do the talking, while chatting with friends and family.

Social commerce startup Sagoon launches new chatting tool-MoodTalk

Sagoon’s MoodTalk is a chatting tool that helps users communicate using ‘moods’ — a feature for the real-time expression of moods.
"In 2017, we may consider raising another round of fund. So far we have raised $ 50 million. The funds will be used for acquisitions and expansion for both inorganic and organic growth," Meena Ganesh, managing director and chief executive officer, Portea Medical told reports on the sidelines of BioAsia-2017.

Medical startup Portea expects operational breakeven in 2018

Portea Medical, a Bengaluru-based home healthcare company, is looking to raise funds during the current fiscal for expanding its services even as it expects operational breakeven in 2018.
The Deputy Executive Director from TAITRA, Thomas Huang, speaking at the conference said, “For now, we’re expecting to have over 1,600 companies with 5,010 booths in COMPUTEX 2017.” (Photo/COMPUTEX TAIPEI)

COMPUTEX 2017 to focus on emerging technology

COMPUTEX 2017 will be held between May 30th to June 3rd, 2017 and will focus on ‘Building Global Technology Ecosystems’ with new themes on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Innovations and Startups, Business Solutions, IoT Applications and Gaming and VR.
- Advertisement -