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Design key sensor for Venus rover and win $ 15,000: NASA

Design key sensor for Venus rover and win $ 15,000: NASA

Washington:  NASA is seeking help from the public in designing an obstacle avoidance sensor for a possible future Venus rover and has announced a competition with the first-place prize of $15,000.The first runners-up will grab $10,000 and the the third runenrs-up will take home $5,000, NASA sai...

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Shopify joins Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project

Shopify joins Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project

San Francisco:  After several top-notch companies decided to withdraw from the Libra Association, the cryptocurrency project championed by Facebook has got a major new entrant -- Canadian e-commerce major Shopify.Shopify said it would work with other members of the association to collectively b...

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Trump performs Balle Balle in Bobble GIFs, stickers

Trump performs Balle Balle in Bobble GIFs, stickers

New Delhi:  Tech company Bobble AI on Saturday launched a special series of GIFs and stickers on its Indic keyboard and to welcome US President Donald Trump on his maiden visit to the country next week.The new set of stickers and GIFs features Trump in Indian style, like wearing kurta-pyjamas, ...

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Private WhatsApp group chat links available on Google Search

Private WhatsApp group chat links available on Google Search

San Francisco:  Google has indexed invite links to private WhatsApp group chats, meaning anyone can join various private chat groups (including several porn-sharing groups) with a simple search.According to a report in Motherboard, invitations to WhatsApp group chats were being indexed by Googl...

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Indian Bank ATMs to go user-friendly, vend more Rs 200 notes

Indian Bank ATMs to go user-friendly, vend more Rs 200 notes

Chennai:  City based Indian Bank has decided to load more of 200 rupee notes and stop loading and dispensation of Rs 2,000 notes in its ATMs as a customer friendly move, a senior official told IANS on Saturday."After withdrawing cash from ATMs customers come into the bank branches to exchange R...

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FDI to be retail's next growth driver in India: Deloitte

FDI to be retail's next growth driver in India: Deloitte

New Delhi:  Pitching for increased foreign direct investment in multi brand retail sector, global management consulting firm Deloitte has said that the move would expand the share of organised retail in the country, thus contributing towards consumption-led growth of the economy.In its latest t...

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CCI approves stake sale in GMR Airports to France's ADP

CCI approves stake sale in GMR Airports to France's ADP

New Delhi:  The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the sale of 49 per cent stake in GMR Airports to France's Groupe ADP through the green channel mechanism.Green channel is an automatic approval system, whereby a combination is deemed to have been approved by the CCI upon receiv...

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Wipro Digital buys US firm Rational Interaction

Wipro Digital buys US firm Rational Interaction

Bengaluru:  Global software major Wipro's digital arm on Friday said it acquired US-based Rational Interaction to enhance its customer experience offerings."The acquisition will scale our digital offerings to chief marketing officers, connecting Rational's ability to map the customer journey wi...

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Returns on equity of BSE500 companies at 16-year low: Report

Returns on equity of BSE500 companies at 16-year low: Report

Mumbai:  Return on equity (RoE), a key strategic metric used to evaluate the capital allocation efficiency of a company, is at a 16 year low for the S&P BSE 500 companies, a research report said on Friday.An improving RoE and earnings growth are considered to be best for market cap creation...

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DoT launches '5G Hackathon' with Rs 2.5 crore prize money

DoT launches '5G Hackathon' with Rs 2.5 crore prize money

New Delhi:  In its endeavour to identify and promote applications relevant to India in the 5G realm, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has launched '5G Hackathon' in association with a number of government, academia and industry stakeholders.The '5G Hackathon' is being organised in ass...

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