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    1. Twitter to launch new Facebook-style timeline in 23 countries

      Twitter to launch new Facebook-style timeline in 23 countries

      Twitter is planning to introduce a new Facebook-style algorithmic timeline in 23 countries, including India, as soon as next week in an attempt to bring the micro-blogging site to more people across the globe. The new timeline will reorder tweets based on what Twitter‘s algorithm thinks people want to see most, a radical departure from the present reverse chronological order of tweets in the micro-blogging site’s current feed.

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    2. India ready to offere assistance to Sri Lanka in IT sector: Sushma Swaraj

      India ready to offere assistance to Sri Lanka in IT sector: Sushma Swaraj

      External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said that India is ready to assist Sri Lanka in the information technology (IT) sector and set up an IT park in this island nation. “One of the issues that I discussed with (Sri Lankan Foreign) Minister (Mangala) Samaraweera was the importance of information technology for the development of both our countries, and to take advantage of the opportunities that the new digital world offers,” Sushma Swaraj said while inaugurating a “Rise of Digital India” exhibition as part of “Sangam – a confluence of cultures”, a festival of India in Sri Lanka 2015-16.

      The ...

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    3. Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Beats MNCs In TV Advertising; Declared Top FMCG Ad Spender

      Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Beats MNCs In TV Advertising; Declared Top FMCG Ad Spender

      Baba Ramdev’s Made in India brand Patanjali has been declared as the #1 spender for TV advertisements this week. As per latest data coming in from Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), Patanjali’s advertisements appeared 17,000 times between January 23rd and January 29th, beating all traditional FMCG biggies such as HUL, Cadbury and more.

      Cadbury was the #2, whose ads appeared 16,000 times.

      BARC monitored 450 TV channels across India to churn out this data.

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    4. Make for India continues to be our focus: Samsung Ceo Hc Hong

      Make for India continues to be our focus: Samsung Ceo Hc Hong

      Products made specifically to meet the requirements of Indian consumers as well as to suit the country’s climatic conditions will continue to be key focus for Samsung in southwest Asia, the company’s president and CEO H.C. Hong said on Thursday. He launched a host of new products at the Samsung Forum 2016, including 4G-enabled Smartphones — Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A5, SUHD television sets with “quantum dot” display, smart home appliances including 5-in-1 convertible refrigerator, washing machines and microwave ovens, energy efficient and more durable air-conditioners.

      “Samsung is committed to providing progressive and meaningful innovation that makes everyday ...

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    5. Telenor claims to be India’s largest single micro insurance policy provider

      Telenor claims to be India’s largest single micro insurance policy provider

      GSM telecom operator Telenor said that it has become the largest ‘single’ micro insurance policy provider in the country, offering free life insurance scheme, Telenor Suraksha, through its partner Shriram Life. Over 17 million customers of the Norway-based telco’s unit have enrolled themselves under this scheme, while around 7.8 million customers have been insured across Telenor’s circles till January.

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    6. Industrialists attend ‘Make in India Week’ seminar in the US

      Industrialists attend ‘Make in India Week’ seminar in the US

      Leading industrialists in the US have attended a ‘Make in India Week’ seminar in Chicago, during which several American companies showed interest in reaping benefits of the opportunity to invest in India. ‘Make in India‘ is one of the flagship schemes of the Indian government which is aimed at transforming Indian economy from services driven growth model to intensive manufacturing-driven growth not only to increase productivity but also to promote India as an international manufacturing hub, Consul General of Indian Consulate in Chicago Ausaf Sayeed said yesterday.

      There are at least 30 key economic sectors which international companies can consider ...

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      Mentions: World Bank FDI Modi
    7. Error 53: A mysterious Apple bug is killing iPhones worldwide

      Error 53: A mysterious Apple bug is killing iPhones worldwide

      Users worldwide are reporting a mysterious Error 53 that is rendering their iPhones useless. The error seems to be affecting iPhones that have suffered damages and in cases where users have got them repaired from third-party service centers, especially repairs that involve replacing the home button that also has the Touch ID fingerprint sensor or replacing the display. The error seems to be affecting only iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users at the moment though the jury is still out.

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      Mentions: Apple Inc.
    8. Brands need to make online mobile shopping easier: Facebook

      Brands need to make online mobile shopping easier: Facebook

      Although young shoppers are increasingly buying smartphones online, they believe brands can further improve this by providing a seamless experience across a variety of channels on the path to purchase, a new Facebook study has revealed. Shoppers are increasingly turning to mobiles for research, comparing prices and even making their final purchase. “Indeed, 45 percent of all shopping journeys today contain mobile. And for Millennials, this number jumps to 57 percent.

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      Mentions: GfK
    9. Now you can send a SMS to get your train coach cleaned

      Now you can send a SMS to get your train coach cleaned

      A SMS-based coach cleaning system has been introduced by Northeast Frontier Railway in 35 pairs of trains in the region to provide better amenities to passengers.

      ALSO READ: IRCTC introduces ‘Cash on Delivery’ option for online railway ticket booking

      “This will help passengers of the nominated trains to get the coach attended by on-board housekeeping staff (OBHS) immediately. The SMS facility will be available between 6 AM to 10 PM,” Chief PRO of N.F.Railway P J Sharma said.

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      Mentions: Irctc SMS PNR
    10. E-commerce to generate 2.5 lakh jobs in 2016: Assocham

      E-commerce to generate 2.5 lakh jobs in 2016: Assocham

      E-commerce is likely to generate during 2016 nearly 2.5 lakh jobs in India’s online retail, including temporary employees, supply chain, logistics and ancillary units, an apex trade association has said. According to estimates, released on Friday by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), 2.5 million people will be required to work within the e-commerce industry by 2016.

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      Mentions: Assocham D.S. Rawat
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    1. One of the issues that I discussed with (Sri Lankan Foreign) Minister (Mangala) Samaraweera was the importance of information technology for the development of both our countries, and to take advantage of the opportunities that the new digital world offers.
      By Sushma Swaraj
    2. We felt that there are enormous opportunities of cooperation between the two countries in the field of information and digital technologies.
      By Sushma Swaraj
    3. The network modernization will help us achieve our vision of becoming a digital services provider. It will enable us to launch relevant services that will offer more value to our customers.
      By Tanveer Mohammad
    4. India's linguistic diversity is a huge opportunity to expand the market to include those users who would prefer to engage online in their native languages. Our decision to go multi-lingual is driven by the feedback that we have received from our users.
      By Rohit Bansal
    5. We don't need more cars on the road, what we need is better utilization as a number of seats go vacant in a ride. Using our platform, private car owners can offer rides to others and thus reduce congestion and pollution in the capital over time.
      By Gagan Bhatia