Major State To Represent Their Startup Program Rollout Strategy At Indiafirs Tech Startup Conclave

Startup India is an initiative of the Government of India. The campaign was first announced by Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi during his speech on 15 August 2015. The action plan of this initiative is focussing on three areas: Simplification and Handholding. Funding Support and Incentives. Industry-Academia Partnership and Incubation. All India Council for Robotics and Automation( AICRA)  is organizing  “IndiaFirst Tech-Startup Conclave & Awards 2022 – New Delhi Chapter”  which is supported by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Industry & Commerce, and Invest India at…

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Flying taxi startup ePlane looks to initiate certification with $5 million fundraise

  The ePlane Co, which is developing electric planes for intracity commute and cargo transportation, plans to take its technology to global markets such as the United States and Western Europe, according to the startup’s founders after announcing a $5 million pre-series A funding round. “The aspiration is to push these (vehicles) to as many global markets as possible,” cofounder Pranjal Mehta said. “Initially, the ones (markets) that we’re targeting are similar in geography and diaspora, as India itself. This includes Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the southern…

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Meta accused of copying a feature from Phhhoto app

A defunct photo app has accused Facebook of copying its feature for Instagram. Instagram’s competitor has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Meta, formerly known as Facebook, for copying its function and destroying competition. This isn’t Facebook’s first antitrust case. Many times, in the past, the social media company has been accused of limiting competition. Users of the Phhhoto app could take five frames in a single point-and-shoot burst, as well as make and share short GIF-like videos. This feature is well-known due to its resemblance to Instagram’s massively famous Boomerang…

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Facebook changes its name to Meta

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday that his company would now be called as Meta or Meta Platforms. The new platform combines apps and technology under a single new business name. But don’t worry, if you’re a Facebook user, nothing will change. The same may be said for Instagram and WhatsApp users. The websites and apps they use will keep their former names. Announcing the new name, Zuckerberg said, “Today we are seen as a social media company, but in our DNA we are a company that builds technology…

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Apple now wants to save the environment

Apple has more than doubled the number of suppliers committed to using 100 percent sustainable energy over the last year. The change is intended to meet the company’s 2030 objective of being carbon neutral across its supply chain and products. Apple’s Clean Energy Program, which promotes the use of renewable energy for production and other activities, will now be followed by a total of 175 Apple suppliers worldwide. Eleven of these vendors will be from India. Cheng Uei (Foxlink), Avary, CCL Design, Flex Ltd, Hon Hai, Jabil, Lingyi Tech, Pegatron,…

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Adding value to Youtube recommendations is challenging: Says Youtube

YouTube recommendations have long been a source of discussion. Some users find them beneficial, while others are not persuaded of their use. M any of these recommendations influence what YouTube users finally watch. YouTube feels that diversifying recommendations is straightforward but adding value to them may be hard. In other words, YouTube can display content from 100 different channels, but you may not find value in all of them or desire to watch all of them. “We definitely want to diversify recommendations on YouTube. It actually benefits all parties involved,…

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Google to resolve Pixel 5a overheating issue

Google is reportedly focusing on an ongoing issue with the Pixel 5a before introducing its next line of premium devices. Following multiple reports of the phone overheating due to little usage of its camera, Google is currently researching the issue and is expected to provide a solution shortly. Though it is not a universal issue, several Pixel 5a users have reported that the device displays an overheating warning. According to customer concerns, this warning is issued when its camera is used for 4K video recording at 60fps. People filming at…

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Infinix Hot 11 to be launched in India by mid-September

The Infinix Hot 11s has been confirmed by the company, and its release in India is set for next month. A major smartphone specification has also been disclosed. The next Infinix phone will be powered by the same processor as the Redmi 10 Prime, which will also be released in India in September. Infinix introduced the Smart 5A in India earlier this month, powered by a MediaTek Helio A20 processor and 2GB of RAM. The Infinix Hot 11s will be available in India in mid-September, according to the company. It…

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Google to offer FD’s on google pay

Google Pay will provide customers with Equitas Small Finance Bank FDs for up to a year. According to a Mint article, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank and AU Small Finance Bank are also expected to join the list in the near future. As per the report, the highest interest rate is presently set at 6.35 percent, and customers would be required to join up after an Aadhaar-based KYC (know your customer) process facilitated by a one-time password (OTP). Setu, an API infrastructure start-up that provides APIs to customers in bill payments, savings,…

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Twitter is changing the contrast on buttons as a result of negative feedback

Twitter is changing the contrast on its buttons as a result of feedback from earlier this week’s design revisions. Eye strain, headaches, and migraines have been observed owing to the greater visual contrast in the buttons and links, as well as the new typeface, Chirp. People who are used to it being the other way around have been confused by the new follow button, which is black if you’re not following someone. No one knows yet if the change will be overturned. Immediately following Twitter’s redesign, there were conflicting reactions….

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