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Twitter ban, Koo, Jack Dorsey, Twitter

Indian ban on Twitter? Why Jack Dorsey or Twitter probably don't give a tweet

Losing access to the Indian market may not turn out to be a big deal for Twitter.

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 |  4-minute read
Facebook, Sundar Pichai, Google, Googlevsaustralia

Why the world is watching this Australia versus Google match closely

An Australian legislation, if passed, could lead to a global demand for social media companies to pay for content owned by other media firms.

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Artificial Intelligence, Colonisation, Robots, Bookexcerpt

Exporting manpower and importing technology

The AI-driven revolution will have an unequal impact on different segments of humanity, that will eventually lead to digital colonisation. An exclusive excerpt from Rajiv Malhotra's latest book.

SCI-TECH

 |  7-minute read
Artificial Intelligence, 5G, Cybersecurity, Digitalworld

Six reasons tech will be a major trend in 2021

We can expect 2021 to be revolutionary with respect to innovation and growth in the internet-enabled technologies.

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 |  5-minute read
Policymaking, Social Media, Chinese apps, Tiktokban

TikTok: US explores, India's ban continues

The US is working towards taking advantage of TikTok’s popularity but the Indian government is still continuing its ban on the app that has been a platform where many young talents mushroomed.

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Clinical trials, Hydroxychloroquine, Covid-19 treatment, Coronavirus vaccineQuantum Leap

The pitfalls of seeking a quick coronavirus cure

Scientific groups are rushing to announce results of their trials in journals, sometimes with questionable data.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Employment, Artificial Intelligence, Robotic process automation, Jobs

The rise of hyper-automation, and its implications

Hyper-automation is the smart packaging of automation tools with embedded cognitive abilities and intelligence. Will it replace humans in jobs?

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 |  5-minute read
Indian ai sector, Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Datalabelling

How an army of data labellers are behind India's AI boom

Indian AI sector is growing by leaps and bounds and data labelling business is expected to be valued at $1.2 billion by 2023.

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 |  4-minute read
Data encryption, Data Security, Data Privacy, Whatsapp privacy

Pegasus snooping scandal and the privacy debate

The WhatsApp-Pegasus snooping scandal throws up disturbing questions for the Indian nation and its polity.

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Didier queloz, Doppler effect, Nobel prize in physics, Nobel Prize

What this year's Physics Nobel laureates unravelled about the universe

This year's winners have revolutionised the theoretical as well as observational understanding of the cosmos.