Friday, December 3, 2021

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Amazon, Bangladesh

India, most important tech destination for Amazon outside the US

The company employs over one lakh professionals in India across diverse areas from engineering, supply chain, content creation, marketing, video, and others
Amid sluggish sales, US carmakers fight over name to gain supremacy

Amid sluggish sales, US carmakers fight over name to gain supremacy

General Motors has announced that the US manufacturer and its self-driving car unit Cruise have sued Ford for calling its automated driving technology BlueCruise
US House Committee on the Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (Photo: Agency)

US begins debate over legislation to curb Big Tech dominance

The proposed new legislations are likely to break up the dominance of global technology majors including Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook
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US-Russia agree for consultations on cyberattacks in Geneva

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed that their two nations will start consultations on cybersecurity
U.S President Joe Biden

US President Biden pledges half a billion Covid-19 vaccine doses for poor nations

As per the announcement, the US government will purchase these half a billion Covid-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer for poor nations across the globe
Pre- Launch Test: NASA’s Giant James Webb Space Telescope Succeeds

Pre-Launch Test: NASA’s Giant James Webb Space Telescope Succeeds

The world's largest and most powerful space telescope unfolded its giant golden mirror for the last time on Earth on Tuesday, a key milestone before the $10 billion (roughly Rs. 73,440 crores) observatory is launched later this year. The James Webb Space Telescope's 21 feet 4 inches (6.5 meters) mirror was commanded to fully expand and lock itself into place, NASA said - a final test to ensure it will survive its million-mile (1.6 million kilometers) journey and is ready to discover the origins of the Universe. "It's like building a Swiss watch at 40-feet-tall... and getting it ready for this journey that we take into the vacuum at minus 400 degrees Fahrenheit (-240 Celsius), four times further than the Moon," said Scott Willoughby of lead contractor Northrop Grumman. He was speaking at the company's spaceport in Redondo Beach, California, from where the telescope will be shipped to French Guiana to be launched on an Ariane 5 rocket, with NASA targeting October 31 for liftoff. Webb's primary mirror is made of 18 hexagonal segments coated with an ultra-thin layer of gold to improve its reflection of infrared light. It will fly to space folded like a piece of origami artwork, which allows it to fit inside a...

India and US to enhance cooperation on intellectual property

India and the US have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase cooperation in the field of intellectual property
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