Huawei predicts the 5G will reduce the charges substantially in telecom

With preparations on for the commercial roll-out in the telecom sector of fifth-generation technology (5G) by 2020, data prices are likely to drop quite substantially. Beside people-to-people communication, it will expand applications to connect mobiles easily and address vertical businesses. Chinese network gear maker Huawei Technologies says the early...
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Quantum computing to be a reality worldwide

Stealth Grid, a U.S.-based security, encryption, and blockchain pioneer has formally announced a partnership with MVP Asia Pacific to deliver the holy grail of data privacy and encryption. Quantum computing is on the horizon and will soon be a reality which will bring advancements in medical and environmental areas....
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BJP retains Gujarat, continues for the sixth term

The Bharatiya Janata Party fought off a strong challenge from Rahul Gandhi-led Congress to win the Gujarat assembly polls for the sixth straight time, and also wrested power from the Congress in Himachal Pradesh in a sweeping victory. The twin victories tightened BJP’s grip over the country’s politics that...
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Walt Disney’s new deal to change TV broadcast landscape

Walt Disney Co’s acquisition of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc, except for some businesses, is set to change India’s TV broadcast landscape. With the new deal in place, the entire business of Star India, which includes entertainment and sports channels as well as the Hotstar channel, will be...
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Oil price increase takes stock prices higher

Oil prices jumped on Tuesday after the shutdown of a North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supply from an already tightening market, while world stocks took a break from a three-day rally. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, rose above $65 a barrel – their highest...
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Britain and EU finalised Brexit terms

Britain and the European Union finally struck a satisfactory exit deal that will pave the way for talks on trade, easing pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May and boosting hopes of an orderly Brexit. The European Commission said “sufficient progress” had been made after London, Dublin and Belfast worked...
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4G smartphones at 3K with Android Go coming soon

In the era of digitisation, we have seen smartphone rates dipping below Rs 10,000. These rates could further go down to as low as Rs 2,500 with domestic companies like Micromax and Lava planning to market their devices on Google’s upcoming Android Go platform. As reported earlier, Google has...
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