Tech Giant Microsoft Hits $2 Trillion M-Cap, Becomes Second Company after Apple to Join the $2 Trillion Club

On Wednesday, tech giant Microsoft Corporation made history by becoming the second U.S.-based publicly traded company to reach a market valuation of USD 2 Trillion, with investors betting the company’s cloud computing and enterprise software dominance will increase further as the world adjusts to a hybrid and remote workspace. On Tuesday, shares of Microsoft rose… Continue reading Tech Giant Microsoft Hits $2 Trillion M-Cap, Becomes Second Company after Apple to Join the $2 Trillion Club

Facebook Announces E-commerce Updates, Expands ‘Shops’ to WhatsApp and Facebook Marketplace

Facebook Inc. is reportedly making it easier to shop and for online retailers to get their products discovered by a wide customer base and boost sales. After Instagram and Facebook, the social media giant is expanding its ‘Shops’ to popular messaging app, WhatsApp in several countries across the globe. Shops was launched last year by… Continue reading Facebook Announces E-commerce Updates, Expands ‘Shops’ to WhatsApp and Facebook Marketplace

CDC Partners with WhatsApp to Launch a Spanish Chatbot to Combat Spread of COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation

During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent vaccination drives, racial disparities have continued to impact the Black and Latino communities. In a bid to counter misinformation and help people understand the importance of vaccination, messaging platform WhatsApp and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have joined forces to develop a Spanish language vaccine-finder… Continue reading CDC Partners with WhatsApp to Launch a Spanish Chatbot to Combat Spread of COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation

Airtel announces Strategic Partnership with TCS to Accelerate Development of 5G Networks in India

Indian telecommunications major, Bharti Airtel, on Monday, announced a strategic collaboration with multinational conglomerate Tata Group to accelerate deployment of 5G networks solutions in India. Under the partnership, the companies will be deploying Open-RAN-based 5G radio and core solutions developed indigenously by Tata Group. Airtel will be piloting this indigenous solution during its 5G rollout… Continue reading Airtel announces Strategic Partnership with TCS to Accelerate Development of 5G Networks in India

Video Streaming Platform YouTube Officially Rolls out Picture-in-Picture mode for iOS Devices

Globally popular video streaming platform, YouTube has been working towards enhancing user experience on both Android and iOS. YouTube has recently announced it will be rolling out its picture-in-picture support for iOS and iPadOS which will allow users to play videos in the background while using other apps. However, a report suggest the picture-in-picture feature… Continue reading Video Streaming Platform YouTube Officially Rolls out Picture-in-Picture mode for iOS Devices

Volvo Cars Joins Forces with Swedish Battery Maker Northvolt to Develop Sustainable Batteries for EVs

Swedish automotive company, Volvo Car announced a strategic partnership with leading battery company Northvolt for the development and production of sustainable batteries. The new batteries will be tailored to power the next-generation Volvo and Polestar electric cars. Under the partnership, the two companies will also set up a gigafactory, the location of which is undisclosed… Continue reading Volvo Cars Joins Forces with Swedish Battery Maker Northvolt to Develop Sustainable Batteries for EVs

Food Delivery Platform Swiggy and ANRA Technologies Receive Approval for Drone Trials for Food and Medical Package Deliveries

Food tech startup Swiggy and airspace management company ANRA Technologies recently announced that the ANRA Technologies-led consortium has received final clearance form government authorities including Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Defense, and Ministry of Civil Aviation to commence drone trials in India. The clearance will allow the consortia to begin trials for Beyond… Continue reading Food Delivery Platform Swiggy and ANRA Technologies Receive Approval for Drone Trials for Food and Medical Package Deliveries

Spotify Announces Acquisition of Podcast Startup Podz to Simplify Podcast Discovery on its Portal

Swedish audio streaming and media services provider Spotify announced acquisition of a podcast startup, Podz to enhance podcast discovery on its platform. The recent acquisition marks another step in Spotify’s ambition to dominate the podcasting and audio entertainment market. Spotify also rolled out its subscription platform for podcasts back in April to vie with fierce… Continue reading Spotify Announces Acquisition of Podcast Startup Podz to Simplify Podcast Discovery on its Portal

Smartphone Brands OnePlus and Oppo Further Strengthen Ties with a Merger, Aim to Develop Better and Efficient Products for Consumers

Renowned smartphone brand OnePlus officially announced its merger with the Chinese smartphone brand, Oppo, in a bid to combine capabilities of each smartphone companies to gain a robust footing against tech behemoth like Xiaomi. OnePlus officials announced a new journey for the company with a stronger partnership with Oppo, its sister smartphone brand. The merger… Continue reading Smartphone Brands OnePlus and Oppo Further Strengthen Ties with a Merger, Aim to Develop Better and Efficient Products for Consumers

Google Opens Door to its First-Ever Retail Store That will Allow Users a Peek into Google’s Products and Services

Google, on Thursday, announced the opening of its first-ever retail store in New York City, United States. According to the tech giant, the store has been equipped with environmentally sustainable materials, furniture, and fixtures. The store will primarily feature Google’s hardware products that includes Pixel phones, Fitbits, Nest smarthome gadgets, and other products. The Google… Continue reading Google Opens Door to its First-Ever Retail Store That will Allow Users a Peek into Google’s Products and Services