SMEs positive on business outlook, job growth in India: Facebook

New Delhi, Jan 18 : Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in India maintain a positive outlook on the future in terms of business confidence and employment growth, a Facebook survey revealed on Wednesday. Among the businesses surveyed in the country, 48 per cent of SMEs are positive about the current state and 62 per cent […]

Over 80% Indian youngsters use smartphone for shopping: Study

New Delhi, Jan 18 : More than eight in 10 young adults use their smartphones for shopping, a survey has showed. The findings, by digital marketing firm Regalix, showed that a whopping 83 per cent used their advanced smartphones for some online retail shopping, emarketer.com reported on Wednesday. Despite this, only a minority of smartphone […]

Reliance Group, Invest India join hands for IoT contest

Mumbai, Jan 18 : Invest India, Reliance Groups UNLIMIT, Sardar Patel Institute of Technology and iB-Hubs on Wednesday announced a strategic partnership to organise Internet of Things (IoT) contest in the country, titled ‘INTERTHRONE. Invest India is the executing body of the government’s campaign to encourage and support investments into India, while UNLIMIT is the […]

Magic bullets of DNA for low cost breast cancer detection

Kolkata, Jan 18 : Indian scientists have designed high precision DNA probes for breast cancer detection, which they claim can bring down costs of diagnostics ten-fold. Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology – Guwahati relied on ‘magic bullets’ of science, a class of molecules called aptamers, that can bind to virtually any molecule, clasping […]

India to witness boost in video surveillance adaptation rate

New Delhi, Jan 18 : Owing to increasing demand for high-tech technologies in the video surveillance market, the country will witness a boost in the surveillance adaptation rate in years to come, a report said on Wednesday. The report, launched here by the Smart Cities Council (SCC) and National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) along […]

Over Rs 60 cr given away under digital payments promotion schemes

New Delhi, Jan 18 : The Centre on Wednesday said over Rs 60 crore worth of prize money has been distributed to over four lakh winners of NITI Aayog’s “Lucky Draw Schemes” for consumers and merchants to promote digital transactions. The prizes were distributed under the “Lucky Grahak Yojana” and “Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana” — the […]