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YouTube announces supervised content, more parental control

YouTube announces supervised content, more parental control

San Francisco: Google-owned video-streaming platform YouTube has unveiled a new feature that would help parents to control what their kids watch on the platform by enabling different content settings on the platform.The new feature will give parents the ability to choose from Explore, Explore More a...

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Huawei allows 3rd-party apps on its wearables

Huawei allows 3rd-party apps on its wearables

Beijing: Chinese tech giant Huawei has announced that its smart wearables are now open to third-party apps.Huawei has created a live proof of concept of a third-party app with a workout app for the Watch GT2 Pro called Fitify, reports GSMArena.Fitify is a fitness app that is fine-tuned for mobile de...

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Seagate announces new cloud data storage platform

Seagate announces new cloud data storage platform

New Delhi: Data storage leader Seagate Technology on Thursday introduced a new storage-as-a-service platform that will help enterprises store, activate and manage the massive surge in data.An S3-compatible, storage-only cloud. Lyve Cloud enables always-on mass capacity data storage and activation.Ly...

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Govt comes up with stricter norms for social media, OTT

Govt comes up with stricter norms for social media, OTT

New Delhi: The Union Government on Thursday came up with new stringent guidelines for social media platforms along with code of ethics for over-the-top (OTT) platforms and digital media.Addressing the media, the Union Minister for Electronics and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that social media platfo...

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Number of digitally skilled workers to grow 9X in India by 2025

Number of digitally skilled workers to grow 9X in India by 2025

New Delhi: The number of workers in India requiring digital skills will need to increase nine times by 2025, and the average worker will nee d to develop seven new digital skills by 2025 to keep pace with technology advancements and demand, a new report said on Thursday.This means a total of 3.9 bil...

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40% vegetables, fruits get wasted in India: IARI Director

40% vegetables, fruits get wasted in India: IARI Director

New Delhi: The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), which helps to increase the production of agricultural produce in the country through its research, is now working on preservation of these products too. The institute has made a refrigerator - Pusa Farm Sun Fridge - which can preserve up...

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Govt gets tax-rich from oil sector, consumers bear brunt

Govt gets tax-rich from oil sector, consumers bear brunt

New Delhi: Government is all set to walk away with the highest level of excise duty collection from the petroleum sector this year, even as fuel consumers continue to face persistent increase in petrol and diesel prices that has taken the retail prices to historic high levels across the country.In t...

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Moody's expects India's fiscal position to remain weak

Moody's expects India's fiscal position to remain weak

New Delhi: Moody's Investors Service says that India's (Baa3 negative) weak fiscal position will remain a key credit challenge in 2021.According to Moody's, the prospects for fiscal consolidation remain weak particularly given the government's mixed track record of implementing revenue-raising measu...

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Doubt-solving platform Doubtnut raises Rs 224 cr

Doubt-solving platform Doubtnut raises Rs 224 cr

Gurugram: Leading multilingual doubt-solving platform platform Doubtnut on Thursday announced it has raised Rs 224 crore in series B funding led by SIG and Lupa Systems.Existing investors Sequoia Capital India, Omidyar Network India and Waterbridge Ventures also participated in the funding round.The...

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India's TRIPS waiver proposal on vax gets wider WTO support

India's TRIPS waiver proposal on vax gets wider WTO support

New Delhi: India initiated proposal seeking a temporary waiver of global intellectual property rights rules in view of the pandemic has got wider support with 57 WTO members joining the initiative as co-sponsors.The proposal seeks exemption from a clause in the Trips agreement that poses challenges ...

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