Air India sale to go on, but suggestions welcome: Minister

By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Jan 17 : “Suggestions” on Air India’s strategic divestment are welcome but the proposed stake sale in the debt-ridden national carrier will go on, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju has said. On recent reports that a Parliamentary Panel might recommend to scuttle the divestment process, Raju said: “Members of […]

Hike ‘Total’ to let users access services without active data

New Delhi, Jan 17 : Instant messaging app Hike on Wednesday launched “Total, built by hike” that lets users access essential services such as messaging, news and recharge among others without an active data connection and allows get on data by providing packs for as low as Re 1. The product will be available from […]

Google, Coursera launch new programme for entry-level IT jobs

New Delhi, Jan 17 : Google and US-based online education company Coursera on Wednesday launched Google IT Support Professional Certificate programme that will help create entry-level IT support jobs globally, including in India. The industry-relevant curriculum will allow learners to share their information with companies looking to hire entry-level support professionals, including Bank of America, […]

Apple, Tencent reach ‘understanding’ over WeChat tips

San Francisco, Jan 17 : Resolving its long standing issues with Tencent, the owner of WeChat, Apple has now allowed the social platform to send tips over the popular messaging app. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, WeChat creator Allen Zhang revealed Apple and China-based multinational conglomerate Tencent have reached an agreement […]

Google expands further in China, opens new office

Beijing, Jan 17 : After opening a research lab focused on artificial intelligence (AI) in China — its first such centre in Asia – Google has reportedly opened another office in the country. According to a report in TechCrunch on Wednesday, the new workspace for Googlers is in Shenzhen — a city that is home […]

US trade deficit with China not sustainable, Trump warns Xi

Washington, Jan 17 : President Donald Trump warned his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, that Washington’s trade deficit with China “has continued to grow” and that the situation “is not sustainable,” the White House said on Tuesday. Trump and Xi spoke by telephone late on Monday in Washington, when it was already Tuesday morning in Beijing, […]