Telenor claims to be India’s largest single micro insurance policy provider

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Telenor claims to be India’s largest single micro insurance policy provider

GSM telecom operator Telenor said that it has become the largest 'single' micro insurance policy provider in the country, offering free life insurance scheme, Telenor Suraksha, through its partner Shriram Life. Over 17 million customers of the Norway-based telco's unit have enrolled themselves under this scheme, while around 7.8 million customers have been insured across Telenor's circles till January. More →
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Industrialists attend ‘Make in India Week’ seminar in the US

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Industrialists attend ‘Make in India Week’ seminar in the US

Leading industrialists in the US have attended a 'Make in India Week' seminar in Chicago, during which several American companies showed interest in reaping benefits of the opportunity to invest in India. 'Make in India' is one of the flagship schemes of the Indian government which is aimed at transforming Indian economy from services driven growth model to intensive manufacturing-driven growth not only to increase productivity but also to promote India as an international manufacturing hub, Consul General of Indian Consulate in Chicago Ausaf Sayeed said yesterday. More →
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Twitter suspends 125,000 ISIS-related accounts

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Twitter suspends 125,000 ISIS-related accounts

Twitter said on Friday it has suspended 125,000 accounts primarily related to the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) since the middle of 2015. The social media network that has more than 500 million users worldwide, said in a tweet that its policy does not permit the use of Twitter to promote terrorism, Xinhua reported. Twitter, compared with other US-based networks of its kind, has been considered to be more reluctant to intervene against contents posted by users. More →
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Amazon renews credit card deal with JPMorgan

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Amazon renews credit card deal with JPMorgan

American electronic commerce and cloud computing company Amazon.com Inc, has renewed its long-running credit card relationship with JPMorgan Chase and Co, Reuters reported. The Amazon Chase credit card provides several benefits to shoppers on Amazon.com including instant savings of 3 percent. Meanwhile, a JPMorgan spokeswoman refused to comment on the development.  More →
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Error 53: A mysterious Apple bug is killing iPhones worldwide

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Error 53: A mysterious Apple bug is killing iPhones worldwide

Users worldwide are reporting a mysterious Error 53 that is rendering their iPhones useless. The error seems to be affecting iPhones that have suffered damages and in cases where users have got them repaired from third-party service centers, especially repairs that involve replacing the home button that also has the Touch ID fingerprint sensor or replacing the display. The error seems to be affecting only iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users at the moment though the jury is still out.  More →
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Researchers claim that battery technology could provide fresh water from salty seas

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Researchers claim that battery technology could provide fresh water from salty seas

The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could help provide fresh water from salty seas, new research has found. "We are developing a device that will use the materials in batteries to take salt out of water with the smallest amount of energy that we can," said one of the researchers Kyle Smith, professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the US.  More →
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Indian-origin researcher develop wearable device to help visually impaired

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Indian-origin researcher develop wearable device to help visually impaired

Researchers, including two Indians, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a low-power chip that could help visually-impaired people navigate their environments. The chip processes 3D camera data consuming only one-thousandth as much power as a conventional computer processor executing the same algorithms and powers a prototype of a complete navigation system about the size of a binoculars case that can be worn around the neck. More →
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China aims to launch about 40 Beidou satellites by 2020

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China aims to launch about 40 Beidou satellites by 2020

China plans to launch some 40 Beidou navigation satellites by 2020 to support its global navigation and positioning network, the media reported on Friday. Eighteen more satellites will be put into orbit for Beidou's navigation service by the end of 2018, said Ran Chengqi, spokesperson of the Beidou Navigation Satellite System and director of the China Satellite Navigation Office, on Thursday, the Global Times reported.  More →
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NASA’s New Horizon probe captures nitrogen ice glacier on Pluto

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NASA’s New Horizon probe captures nitrogen ice glacier on Pluto

In yet another example of Pluto's fascinating and abundant geological activity, NASA's New Horizon has captured nitrogen ice glaciers carrying an intriguing cargo - numerous, isolated hills that may be fragments of water ice from Pluto's surrounding uplands. These hills individually measure one to several miles or km across, a NASA statement said.  More →
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