Google to train 8,000 Indian journalists on fact-checking

New Delhi, June 19 : To guard journalists from falling prey to false news stories, Google India on Tuesday said it will provide training to 8,000 journalists in English and six other Indian languages in the next one year. For this, the Google News Initiative India Training Network will select 200 journalists from cities across […]

GCX announces India Landing; completion of India data centre

Mumbai, June 19 : Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), on Tuesday announced new milestones in its ‘Cloud & Fiber’ initiative, with the confirmation of its India Landing and completion of IDC-5, India’s largest data centre, in preparation for the new Eagle Subsea Network, which is on target to land in India in 2020. GCX is a […]

title=”UPDATE 1-Euro zone bond yields drop as US, China exchange tariff threats” data-text=”UPDATE 1-Euro zone bond yields drop as US, China exchange tariff threats” dir=”auto” class=”headline”>Euro zone bond yields drop as US, China exchange tariff threats

By Abhinav Ramnarayan LONDON, June 19 : Euro zone government bond yields dropped across the board on Tuesday morning, tracking U.S. Treasury yields lower, as an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China fuelled demand for safe-haven assets. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 […]

Microsoft buys student video discussion platform Flipgrid

San Francisco, June 19 : As part of its attempt to win over students and educators, Microsoft has acquired video discussion platform Flipgrid which is used by more than 20 million teachers and students across the world. “Thrilled to welcome @Flipgrid to Microsoft!” Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, tweeted on Monday. “To bring the power […]

Selloff in iron ore to rubber in China as U.S. trade war widens

By Manolo Serapio Jr and Muyu Xu MANILA/BEIJING, June 19 : Prices of commodities from iron ore to rubber tumbled in China on Tuesday, with investor sentiment shaken by an intensifying trade war between Beijing and Washington that could hurt the world’s No. 2 economy. The selloff also hit steel, copper, cotton and palm oil, […]

Google kills feature to book Uber rides through Maps

San Francisco, June 19 : Google has reportedly killed the ability of direct Uber ride booking from inside Google Maps without giving any reason. The feature allowing users to book Uber rides through Google Maps was added in January last year, with which users could enter a location, identify their route, check Uber prices and […]