India seals $1.6 bn Power deal with Bangladesh; beats China!!

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), an New Delhi based  engineering and manufacturing company, is all set to seal a contract to build a USD 1.6 billion coal power plant in Bangladesh, beating the Chinese rivals in the latest business tussle between the Asia’s two dominant powers. Reportedly, BHEL has been competing with Chinese engineer firm, “Harbin …

6 Indian-American Researchers received the highest US govt. honour

To encourage and accelerate ‘Innovation’, to grow economy and tackle greatest challenges, the United Nations presented ‘Presidential Early Career Awards’ to 106 scientists and engineers. Of this group, six were proud Indian-Americans, who would also receive the – highest US government prize for young Independent Researchers. This honour will be presented by US President Barack Obama, who stated …

Zuckerberg replies “deeply upsetting” to Andreessen’s comments on India

Recently on Wednesday (10 Feb), Facebook‘s board member Marc Andreessen, made shock-waves around social media and as he made offensive remarks about India on Tweeter, as he wrote : “Anti-Colonialism has been economically catastrophic for India for decades. Why stop now?” The controversial remarks by Andreessen, set off widespread criticism of the Silicon Valley venture …

GSMA issues Guidelines to prevent Cyber Security Threats & Privacy Issues

The organization that represents the World’s mobile operators, the GSMA (Groupe Speciale Mobile Association), has recently published its first set of security guidelines designed to promote the secure development and deployment of services in the growing ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT). Reportedly, the document entitled,  ‘The GSMAIoT Security Guidelines‘, provides the IoT service providers and the …

Deadly Earthquake hits Taiwan; More than 30 died

On 6th Feb, 2016, a deadly earthquake of 6.4 magnitude hit Taiwan in which at more than 30 people were killed and around 500 were injured.  According to sources, more than 350 people were rescued from damaged structures, many from a 16-story residential building that collapsed in Tainan. Moreover, at least 16 victims of the …

Alphabet overtakes Apple to become World’s Most Valuable Co.

On Tuesday (2 Feb 2016), Google’s parent company, Alphabet overhauled another tech giant ‘Apple‘, to become the world’s most valuable company, ending the iPhone company’s four-year dominion reportedly. Reportedly, the shares of Alphabet rose remarkably by 4.7% by noon on Tuesday, following the release of better than expected results. Moreover, Alphabet was valued at $548bn …