Hindi support coming to Google Assistant soon soon

Feb 24 2018

Google Assistant is set to get smarter as the company makes it ready to be multilingual and be available in more than 30 languages, including Hindi, by end of this year.

Google partners with OEMs to bring AR service to China

Feb 24 2018

To make further inroads in China, Google has partnered with three Chinese Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to bring its Augmented Reality service to the country.

Microsoft, Xiaomi to make AI-powered speakers, smartphones

Feb 24 2018

Taking on Apple and Google, Microsoft and Chinese electronics major Xiaomi have signed MoU to develop Artificial Intelligence powered budget speakers and smartphones.

Google starts taking payments for apps via Kenya's M-Pesa service

Feb 23 2018

Google Play apps and games store has started accepting payments in Kenya through Safaricom’s mobile phone M-Pesa service to boost downloads in a market.

3-day Google India summit to nurture youth in technology

Feb 23 2018

With an aim to creating a pool of highly-skilled workforce in the country, Google announced a three-day 'Developer Students Club' (DSC) summit in Goa.

Former engineer sues Google over discrimination, harassment

Feb 22 2018

Former employee sued Google for "discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination", alleging that the company fired him over writing pro-diversity posts.

Google India to now support Tamil language advertising

Feb 21 2018

Google introduced Tamil language support for its advertising products Google "AdWords" and Google "AdSense".

Google Pay replaces two services Android Pay, Google Wallet

Feb 21 2018

In a bid to take on Apple Pay, Google has rolled out a new app called "Google Pay" that replaces its two earlier services -- Android Pay and Google Wallet.

Google AI shows how eyes could reveal heart attack risk

Feb 20 2018

Heart attack could become as simple as an eye test as researchers at Google, Verily have found that AI, ML could help identify signals of heart diseases through images.

Google discloses security flaw in Microsoft Edge browser

Feb 20 2018

Google has made public the details of a medium-level security flaw in Microsoft Edge browser whose patch is still not produced.

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Ultratech Cement leads race to take over Binani Cement

Offers around Rs 6,200 cr, 20% stake in co to unsecured financial creditors

Dalmia Bharat offers Rs 6,300 Cr

Dalmia seen to lose as UltraTech offering equity stake to creditors

Final decision on winner to be ratified by NCLT

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4 companies put in bids for 9 operational national highways under ‘toll-operate-transfer’ model

Brookfield Asset mgmt, Macquarie, IRB Infra and Roadis- NIIF are cos in fray

NHAI hopes to generate more than Rs 6000 cr Under TOT model

auction will involve five highways running across Andhra Pradesh and four in Gujarat
total length of these highways is just under 700 km

Successful bidder to get toll collection rights for 30 years


Ministry of Commerce recommended Central Govt Anti dumping duty on Dimethylacetamide

Recommend duty for 5 Yrs on DMAC originating from China and Turkey


Co bags Rajasthan Project

Received a LOI to construct, own, operate and maintain Fatehgarh-Bhadla transmission project in Rajasthan

Received LOI from PFC Consulting Ltd, an arm of Power Finance Corporation

With this project, ATL will strengthen its existing presence in Rajasthan with 2 operational transmission projects and 4 under construction assets

On completion of this acquisition cumulative transmission network will reach 12000 ckt kms, out of which ~9000 ckt kms under operation

Transformation capacity of ATL will also increase to 19,300 MVA from 35 substations


To be out of F&O if it does not declare quarterly results by March 1

All existing F&O contracts will expire on March 28

No fresh contracts will be available if the firm fails to submit results for quarters ended September and December 2017 by March 1

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