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    1. Kerala’s new IT policy will address Brexit, demonetization and Trump’s ascendancy

      Kerala’s new IT policy will address Brexit, demonetization and Trump’s ascendancy

      President-elect Donald Trump’s outlook to visa, the after effects of Brexit and demonetization will be taken into consideration while drafting Kerala’s new IT policy.

      The likely after effects of Trump’s ascendancy, Brexit and demonetization woes are being taken into consideration as the Kerala government is set to unveil its new IT policy, said a top IT honcho who was part of its making. Of Kerala’s Rs 10,000 crore annual software exports, 56 percent was to the US followed by Britain.

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    2. Amazon support services in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu languages launched

      Amazon support services in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu languages launched

      Amazon says that Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Telengana emerged as the top three states with a huge seller base.

      To assist and guide the sellers in regional languages, Amazon India on Monday launched support services in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu languages. Launched as a pilot in December last year, the initiative saw many sellers requesting for callbacks in their preferred languages.

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    3. Reliance Jio surpasses 72 million subscribers, continues to struggle with call drops

      Reliance Jio surpasses 72 million subscribers, continues to struggle with call drops

      Even as Reliance Jio is on course to achieve 100 million subscribers by March this year, it still continues to grapple with the issue of call drops.

      Reliance Jio has undoubtedly taken the telecom industry by storm. While there have been multiple statistics from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and a few market analysts about Jio nearing its 100 million subscribers target, the Q3 report Financial and Operational Performance of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) reveals that the operator has garnered 72.4 million subscribers within four months of its commercial launch. Though the operator has also pointed out ...

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    4. Qualcomm refutes rumors of accidentally revealing Nokia 8 at CES 2017

      Qualcomm refutes rumors of accidentally revealing Nokia 8 at CES 2017

      Recently, two videos from the CES 2017 claimed that Qualcomm used Nokia’s yet-to-be-announced smartphone to demo its chipset.

      Just a few days after two videos claimed that Qualcomm had accidentally revealed the next Nokia smartphone while demoing its latest Snapdragon 835 processor, the chip-maker has officially dismissed the report.

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    5. BSNL launches app based calling service via fixed mobile telephony

      BSNL launches app based calling service via fixed mobile telephony

      State-owned telco BSNL has launched fixed mobile telephony (FMT) service allowing subscribers to virtually install a fixed line phone number onto a mobile device using an app. Customers using the service can make and receive cheaper calls (hosted via 3G/4G  or WiFi) while travelling outside India to any cellular or fixed line network.

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    6. Sony XAV-AX100 in-car audio system launched in India, priced at Rs 26,990

      Sony XAV-AX100 in-car audio system launched in India, priced at Rs 26,990

      Sony's new in-car audio system is also compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

      Sony India on Monday launched a new in-car audio system that enables smart driving and helps to navigate, communicate and play music from your phone with intelligent voice control or touch panel control. Compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay (navigation is not enabled for CarPlay in India yet), the XAV-AX100 audio system is priced at Rs 26,990, the company said in a statement.

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    7. Google Pixel, Pixel XL smartphones now available on Snapdeal along with Rs 10,000 cashback, Yatra ecash and more

      Google Pixel, Pixel XL smartphones now available on Snapdeal along with Rs 10,000 cashback, Yatra ecash and more

      Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are available on Snapdeal and Flipkart. We tell you which offers the better deal.

      Google had launched its Pixel smartphones in India in October last year. Google had tied up with a variety of stores like Reliance Digital, Croma and Vijay sales for selling the smartphones offline, and Flipkart for online sale. Now, Snapdeal has also announced the availability of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones on its platform.

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    8. Govt. Issues Guidelines For Digital Villages – Vision For Reforming Education, Healthcare & Broadband Unveiled

      Govt. Issues Guidelines For Digital Villages – Vision For Reforming Education, Healthcare & Broadband Unveiled
      Guidelines for Digital Village Unveiled

      Under the ambitious ‘Digital Village’ initiative, Govt. has released their draft requirements which will now act as a platform and standard for implementing the scheme across India.

      Three major areas have been benchmarked as a pilot project: Education, Healthcare and Broadband connectivity; and the guidelines would be implemented across 100 villages as a pilot project.

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    9. BSNL users can access WiFi hotspots in 100 countries managed by Tata Comm

      BSNL users can access WiFi hotspots in 100 countries managed by Tata Comm

      BSNL subscribers travelling abroad can now connect to the 44 million WiFi hotspots, managed by Tata Communications in more than 100 countries including on international flights and railways through a solution called WiFi+.

      WiFi+ aggregates WiFi hotspots deployed by different telcos abroad onto a single authentication platform, where the end subscriber can connect to any of the hotspots by registering with user ID and password just once.

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