LG launches India’s first smartphone with panic button ‘112’

New Delhi, Feb 22 : In line with the government’s initiative to make the “Panic Button” service on mobile phones mandatory from March 2017, South Korean electronics conglomerate LG on Wednesday launched “K10 2017” smartphone that comes with the panic button service “112”. With this, LG Electronics has become the first company to adhere to […]

Denmark extends detention of Korean Rasputin’s daughter

Copenhagen, Feb 22 : A Danish court Wednesday extended by four weeks the preventive detention of the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, the alleged mastermind of the massive corruption scandal that has rocked South Korea since October 2016 and led to President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment. A court in Aalborg (northwest Denmark) accepted the prosecution’s petition for […]

India-Australia to cooperate in civil aviation security

New Delhi, Feb 22 : The central government on Wednesday said that India and Australia will cooperation in the field of civil aviation security. The development follows the Union Cabinet’s decision on Wednesday which approved the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two countries to enhance the overall aviation security environment in […]

Enough cash, decision on NPAs vital for growth: Assocham

New Delhi, Feb 22 : Sufficient cash in both rural areas and cities, along with some bold and pragmatic decisions on issues like bank’ non-performing assets (NPAs) will be key drivers for reverting to eight per cent growth of the Indian economy, a leading industry lobby said here on Wednesday. Welcoming various steps taken by […]

Airtel acquires strategic stake in FinTech startup Seynse

New Delhi, Feb 22 : Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday reported that it has acquired a strategic equity stake in financial technology (FinTech) company Seynse Technologies. According to the telecom major, it acquired a strategic equity stake in the FinTech company through its subsidiary Bharti Airtel Services. “Seynse’s advanced credit scoring algorithms based on […]

Nasscom, ITAC-Japan collaborate to boost Indian IoT ecosystem

New Delhi, Feb 22 : In a move towards developing the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem in India, IT industry’s representative organisation Nasscom on Wednesday signed an MoU with the IoT Acceleration Consortium (ITAC)-Japan. Under the MoU, Nasscom and ITAC-Japan will collaborate to address digital technology shifts and accelerate IoT adoption at a global level […]