Nasscom launches Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Bengaluru

Nasscom launches Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Bengaluru

NASSCOM also signed an MoU with Niti Aayog to collaboratively foster applied research, accelerating adoption and ethics, privacy and security.
Google pushes for Public WiFi in India, says it can add $20 billion to GDP by 2019

Google pushes for Public WiFi in India, says it can add $20 billion to GDP by 2019

Public WiFi will connect 40 million new users to the Internet by 2019 and that around 100 million people would be willing to spend an additional USD 2 to 3 billion per year on handsets.
Niti Aayog and GNFC are exploring Blockchain technology for fertiliser subsidy management: Here’s how

eGov: Niti Aayog and GNFC are exploring Blockchain technology for fertiliser subsidy management

Central government’s think-tank, NITI Aayog and Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) are exploring Blockchain technology for efficient management of fertiliser subsidy.
Govt launches ‘mPassport Seva’ app

mGov: mPassport Seva app launched, now apply for passport from anywhere

With Digital India taking the centre stage, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has launched a new scheme under which a person can apply for a passport from anywhere in India irrespective of the place of stay.
Ericsson with WFP Trust to bring ICT solution for Targeted Public Distribution System in Odisha

Ericsson with WFP Trust to bring ICT solution for Targeted Public Distribution System in Odisha

Ericsson had partnered with the WFP Trust for India to help it establish a tailor-made ICT solution to improve the efficiency of Odisha’s government Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS).
Punjab Police bags e-gov award for AI powered criminal search mobile app 'PAIS'

Punjab Police bag e-gov award for AI powered criminal search mobile app ‘PAIS’

Punjab state police have been awarded the FICCI Smart Policing Awards 2018, at the annual conference on homeland security for its smart policing technology called 'PAIS'.
Odisha government partners French firm Essilor for Eye Mitra programme

Odisha government partners French firm Essilor for Eye Mitra programme

The government of Odisha has partnered with French ophthalmic optical equipment firm Essilor for the implementation of the Eye Mitra programme.
Bhopal Smart City launches Integrated Control and Command Centre to monitor utilities and citizen services

Bhopal Smart City launches Integrated Control and Command Centre to monitor utilities and citizen services

Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation launched a cloud-based Common Integrated Data Centre, Disaster Recovery Centre and Integrated Control and Command Centre (ICCC).
NITI Aayog partners IBM on Artificial Intelligence for agriculture sector

NITI Aayog partners IBM on Artificial Intelligence for agriculture sector

NITI Aayog has now signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM to develop a crop yield prediction model using Artificial Intelligence (AI). This will provide real-time advisory to farmers.
PM Modi government banks on GIS technology for strengthening Namami Gange Programme

PM Modi government banks on GIS technology for strengthening Namami Gange Programme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's ambitious National Mission for Clean Ganga has brought on board Survey of India to facilitate the Ganga rejuvenation task by using Geographic Information System (GIS) technology.
Andhra Pradesh explores Hyperloop transportation system for connecting Anantapur to Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh explores Hyperloop transportation system for connecting Anantapur to Visakhapatnam

The government of Andhra Pradesh is exploring the possiblity of using Andhra Pradesh explores Hyperloop Transportation Technologies for connecting Anantapur to Visakhapatnam.
VSoft Technologies digitises three-tier co-operative credit structure in Odisha

VSoft Technologies digitises three-tier co-operative credit structure in Odisha

VSoft Technologies said that it has digitised the entire three-tier Co-operative Credit Structure Odisha. The State has achieved this within one year of assigning this IT implementation project to VSoft Technologies.
Identification of emerging technologies orientation of work on new technologies should be encouraged so that the Police Forces can be equipped with the best and are capable to resist any threat. (Photo: PIB)

How startups are assisting in modernisation of Police Forces in India

Identification of emerging technologies orientation of work on new technologies should be encouraged so that the Police Forces can be equipped with the best and are capable to resist any threat.
How this Canadian City is betting big on 5G technology?

How this Canadian City is betting big on 5G technology?

Government of Canada, along with the provinces of Ontario and Quebec have launched a $400 million project called ENCQOR with technology giants Ericsson, Ciena, Thales, IBM and CGI to work on 5G technology.
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 , 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.