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Delhi Tender for Free Wi-Fi to Be Re-Floated

The Delhi High Court was on Friday informed by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) that it has decided to re-float the tender for providing free Wi-Fi to residents via some 18,500 street poles under the civic authority’s jurisdiction. The tender was part of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s pet project of giving free Wi-Fi to Delhiites at various spots and ... Read More »

Google-Twitter Deal on Search Expands to Desktop

Google and Twitter announced Friday their partnership placing tweets in online search results has been extended to desktop. Confirmation came in a tweeted exchange between the two US tech firms. “Hey @twitter, Search party at our place. Meet us on desktop?” Google said, to which Twitter replied, “You got it, @google. We’ll bring the Tweets.” The two firms agreed in ... Read More »

CEO of Cheating Website Ashley Madison Says He’s a Faithful Husband

Touting himself as the “The King of Infidelity,” the founder of the adultery site Ashley Madison built his livelihood around the unconventional philosophy that cheating is a natural part of married life – yet he says he is a devoted husband, and his wife of 12 years says she would be devastated if he was unfaithful. Noel and Amanda Biderman ... Read More »

Alibaba, ICICI Bank Partner to Help Finance Trade for MSMEs

ICICI Bank on Monday said it has partnered with Alibaba.com, the leading platform for global wholesale trade, to launch a trade facilitation centre, a single window facility to provide easier trade finance to the small and medium enterprises in India.The collaboration for the centre will enable the Indian entrepreneurs who are members of Alibaba to get quick access to an ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Granted Provisional Registration for TV Content Distribution

RIL on Monday said its subsidiary Reliance Jio Media has received provisional registration from the government to operate as a multi service operator (MSO) at pan-India level in digital cable TV space.”Reliance Jio Media Private Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, has been granted provisional registration by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for operating as Multi Service Operator (MSO) ... Read More »

Snapdeal Launches First Special E-Commerce Zone in Dharamshala

Snapdeal will also take on board local artisans and manufacturers as sellers on its marketplace and enable them to sell nationally while supplying locally.Online retail major Snapdeal on Monday partnered with the Himachal Pradesh government to launch a ‘special e-commerce zone’ in Dharamshala that will facilitate sale of local handicraft and other products through its marketplace. Snapdeal will set up ... Read More »

Google Finally Gives Revenge Porn Victims A Way To Remove Abusive Links

  It’s about damn time. Now that about half the states in the nation have passed laws banning revenge porn and several people have been convicted under those laws, Google says it will finally give revenge porn victims the option to get said revenge porn removed from searches. The search giant made the announcement today on its public policy blog. ... Read More »

Airtel Launches 4G Services in Hisar

Bharti Airtel on Friday expanded its 4G services to Hisar – which has become fourth city in Haryana to get the high end telecom service. Customers in Hisar will be able to use 4G using dongles, Wi-Fi modems, Mi-Fi and Wi-Fi dongles. Airtel has launched 4G services in Ambala, Karnal and Yamunanagar cities of Haryana. Telecom major Bharti Airtel on ... Read More »

China to Allow Full Foreign Ownership of Some E-Commerce Businesses

China will allow full foreign ownership of some e-commerce businesses, aiming to encourage foreign investment and the development and competitiveness of the industry, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Friday. The move, effective immediately, will apply to “online data handling and trade handling services”, the ministry said in a statement on its website. It was not immediately ... Read More »

Google Buys Agawi, May Soon Let You Try Apps Without Installation

Google has acquired an app streaming startup named Agawi. The company is said to have been silently acquired last year, and now Google has confirmed the buyout after reports hit the Web. Agawi’s technology lets users easily preview apps or games by streaming them onto their handsets without installing or downloading them from Google Play. The Mountain View firm is ... Read More »