CAIT seeks regulatory body for e-commerce

CAIT, the traders’ body, demanded on Friday that the government immediately implement a robust e-commerce policy and establish a regulatory authority for the sector. The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) reiterated its demands a day after a Parliamentary panel suggested digital market entities to desist from “anti-steering”, “deep discounting”, “self preferencing”, “search & ranking preferencing” and other practices that will impact competition in the market. A Parliamentary panel proposed an ex-ante regulation, classification of “systemically important digital intermediaries” based on revenue, market capitalisation, and number of users, and a…

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Jammu & Kashmir to introduce unique IDs for each family

The Jammu and Kashmir administration will create a database of all families living in the Union Territory and allot them a unique alpha-numeric code, PTI reported on Sunday, citing officials. The database – JK Family ID – will be used to determine eligibility of beneficiaries of various social welfare schemes. Prerna Puri, the commissioner secretary of the Information Technology Department of Jammu and Kashmir said “Once the data in the JK Family ID database is authenticated and verified, a beneficiary will not be required to submit any more document to…

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DigiYatra avaialble at Delhi T3 airport

DigiYatra is a digital service for passengers travelling via flight. The service uses facial recognition technology to process air travellers during boarding service. DigiYatra is currently available at Delhi T3, Bengaluru, and Varanasi airports. The IGI airport is witnessing an increase in daily passengers because of the holiday season. As a result, travelers are facing long queues on boarding, checking, security stops, and disarray during rush hour. To control the situation, airport authorities and airlines have requested air travelers to come 3 hours before their flight departure. Yet things will…

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India will be first to hold satellite spectrum auction: Trai Chairman

 India will be the first country to auction spectrum for satellite communication said telecom regulator Trai chairman PD Vaghela said on Tuesday. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) will soon make recommendations to make permissions required for satellite communication from various ministries. India will be the first country to auction spectrum for satellite communication, and it should be designed to attract investments in the sector, telecom regulator Trai chairman PD Vaghela said on Tuesday. Vaghela stated at a Broadband India Forum summit on SatCom that the Telecom Regulatory Authority of…

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DeepMind launches new AI tool, Dramatron, to write film scripts

DeepMind Technologies introduced Dramatron, a new AI film writing tool, on December 9th, amid the ongoing fascination with ChatGPT’s script-writing ability. DeepMind is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company, which recently announced this tool for writing screenplays and professional scripts on Twitter. The company also mentioned the experts’ thoughts on this tool in another tweet. What does it offer? This new tool allows writers to rewrite, re-edit, compile, and draft their story by using an Open-AI OPI and Perspective API that detects and filters hate speech on the…

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New Google Chrome update lets users login without typing passwords

Google launches passkeys for Chrome. The new passkeys feature is available with the Chrome Stable M108. Passkeys are better than passwords as it eliminates the need to remember passwords. Google has introduced passkeys for Chrome users. Google integrated the password-less secure login process into Chrome Stable M108 after a testing stage that began in October. The new passkey feature will work on both desktop and mobile Windows 11, macOS, and Android devices. Furthermore, Google allows users to sync their security key from Android to other devices while using Chrome, either…

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AICRA Signs MoU with USI to reaffirm Atmanirbharta in the Defense sector.

The All India Council For Robotics & Automation has signed an MoU with the United Service Institution of India  (USI), a national security and defense services think tank based in New Delhi to collaboratively work towards exploring and studying new technology offerings to the Indian Defense sector. This MoU also signifies the unwavering commitment of both Organizations in supporting the technology startups and Defense (Army, Navy, Airforce) for research and supplies to develop indigenous equipment and weapon systems in line with Atmanirbharta in Indian Defense. Maj. General Pawan Anand from…

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Personal data of 6 lakh Indian hacked and sold on bot markets for Rs 490 each

Hackers are stealing digital data and selling it in underground markets. Identity theft is carried out by planting malware in the victim’s computer. AIIMS Delhi recently faced a cyber-attack that compromised the sensitive information of millions of patients. Sensitive data from at least five million people worldwide, including 6 lakh Indians, was hacked and sold on the bot market. According to reports, nearly 12% of all data sold in bot markets so far belongs to Indian users, making India one of the worst affected countries by cyber identity theft. According…

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Top 5 Advanced Humanoid robots

Humanoid robotics is a new and challenging research field that has gotten a lot of attention in recent years. Humanoid robots, despite being one of the smallest groups on the market today, have the greatest potential to become the future industrial tool and will continue to play a central role in robotics research and many 21st-century applications. Understanding human-like information processing and the human brain’s underlying mechanisms in dealing with the real world is one of the common issues addressed in humanoid robotics. They are currently expected to serve as…

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Google Is Shutting Down Duplex on the Web AI Service

Google is pulling the plug on its Duplex on the Web AI service The service Google is pulling the plug on its Duplex on the Web AI service Google has announced the closing of its Duplex on the Web service, an AI-powered tool launched in 2019 to assist customers with a variety of online tasks such as buying airline tickets or streamlining the check-in process for flights on airline websites. As originally reported by TechCrunch, Google has updated the Duplex on its Web support page. According to the page’s current…

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