India can play big in advancing quantum computing: Says Arvind Krishna

India has a primary role to play in advancing the future of quantum computing with a strong scientific and engineering culture, as well as the spirit of innovation, said Arvind Krishna, chairman & CEO, IBM. “India has the right attributes play a leadership role,” said Krishna, speaking at the Infinity Forum organised by the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) and GIFT City. Quantum computing will be the next big technological breakthrough, allowing computers to address issues that are beyond their current capabilities. “Together with hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence,…

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YouTube co-founder doesn’t seem happy with the platform’s decision to remove dislike country

YouTube recently announced its decision to hide public dislike counts on videos YouTube co-founder doesn’t seem to be happy with its new plan. YouTube recently revealed its decision to hide public dislike numbers on videos, but the company’s co-founder does not appear to be pleased with the new strategy. YouTube stated a few weeks ago that it will no longer provide hate counts on videos. This does not mean that users will not see or be able to use the dislike button; it simply means that the dislike count will…

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The lack of India-specific hate speech regulations on Facebook is concerning, Says Delhi committee looking into 2020 riots

Facebook India public policy director appeared before Delhi Committee. The committee is worried at learning that Facebook was using global hate speech norms in India. Shivnath Thukral, Facebook India’s public policy director, appeared before the Delhi Assembly’s Peace and Harmony Committee on Thursday in connection with the 2020 Delhi riots, informing committee members that Facebook does not have any India-specific hate speech guidelines. Instead, he claims that the social media giant applies global community standards to identify and prohibit hate speech in India and that the method is robust enough…

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Cryptocurrencies are serious threat to financial system: RBI Governor

  RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das underlined the challenges posed by cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin RBI may soon launch India’s own cryptocurrency Governor of the Reserve Bank of India Shaktikanta Das has reiterated his concerns about cryptocurrencies, calling them a threat to any financial system until they are regulated. During an event, the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India shared his thoughts and stated that cryptocurrencies pose major challenges to the country’s macroeconomic and financial stability, and he also questioned the number of investors that trade on them, as well as their…

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Pixel users experiencing another bug

A new issue has affected Pixel phones, including the latest Pixel 6 series, in which the Google devices dial any number in the contact list at random. Several phone users have turned to social media to express their disappointment with the issue. According to a debate on an internet forum, the bug may be tied to the voice assistant on the phones. According to an online Reddit forum, a Pixel phone apparently contacted a number in the phone’s contact list that the phone user had never called before. The owner…

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The Xiaomi 12 series: Everything you should know

The Xiaomi 12 series has been the buzz of the town for some days now. The forthcoming Xiaomi 12’s features and designs have already leaked online. The latest news confirms that the Xiaomi 12 will be the first phone to use the Snapdragon 898 CPU. The Xiaomi 12 will be the first phone of using Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 898 CPU, according to popular Chinese source Digital Chat Station. The Xiaomi 11 was also the first device to use the Snapdragon 888 processor. Around the same time that the information was…

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3.5 million votes for Elon musk’s Twitter poll

Tesla CEO Elon Musk should sell around 10% of his shares, according to 57.9% of those who participated in a Twitter poll asking if he should sell the holding. On Saturday, the world’s richest person tweeted that if users supported the idea, he would sell 10% of his stock. More than 3.5 million people voted in the poll. “Much is made lately of unrealized gains being a means of tax avoidance, so I propose selling 10% of my Tesla stock,” Musk said on Saturday, adding that he does not take…

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WhatsApp rolling out multidevice capability

WhatsApp is rolling out multi-device support for Android and iOS users, but many users are complaining that their security codes have changed as a result. According to WhatsApp, the security code change is likely during the early stages of the multi-device feature’s introduction. The capability allows users to connect up to four linked devices without having to connect the phone. In a tweet, Wabetainfo stated that the messaging app intends to deliver warnings regarding security code changes when the user re-registers the account on a new phone. According to the…

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Bike Taxi startup Rapido sees its peak time after Covid 19

Rapido, an online bike taxi aggregator, said it has seen a sharp increase in demand since the relaxation of localized lockdowns in numerous areas, and the company has reached pre-covid high in recent weeks. Rapido expects to more than triple the number of transacting users on its network in the next 18 months as additional offices, schools, and colleges open across the country. “There are multiple instances these days of cab drivers and auto-rickshaws refusing customers,” said Arvind Sanka, cofounder at Rapido. “This has been driving up adoption of bike…

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Apple rails against sideloading apps in iPhone

Apple has publicly reprimanded sideloading apps on its ecosystem several times in the past. In yet another indication of the tech giant’s attitude on the issue, a top Apple official has spoken out against any future law that would oblige Apple to expose its app store to sideloading. Apple senior vice president Craig Federighi recently spoke about the issue at the Web Summit 2021 in Lisbon. Federighi mentioned the Digital Markets Act legislation, which was introduced last year and might require Apple to enable the installation of apps from sources…

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