India’s plan to end spam texts was a colossal failure. But it’s worth revisiting

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Early this year, India rolled out a groundbreaking new plan to fight spam calls and texts. Emerging Tech Features blockchain Distributed Ledger India SMS SpamUnfortunately, it failed miserably -- but it still has potential.

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More Than 130 People Dead in India After Monsoon Rains Lead to Flooding and Landslides

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Apple continues break-up with China as Foxconn plans $1 billion India investment

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The investment is reportedly planned for India's Sriperumbudur plant. Apple Mobile News China India iPhone

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India's 'Black Tigers' Have Unusually Thick Stripes Thanks to a Genetic Mutation

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At a wildlife park in eastern India, tigers feature a variety of coat fashions. Now, a team of geneticists in India and the United States have identified a genetic mutation in the tiger troupe that explains why some of them are so dark.

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India Might Be Censoring Environmental Organizations Online

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internet india censorship climate strike fridaysforfuture activismThree Indian environmental organizations’ websites appear to have been censored in the country. Read more.

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What India Really Needs to Do to Protect Its Farmers

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Since November, hundreds of thousands of farmers and their supporters have been protesting across India, calling for an end to a series of new agricultural laws introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration.

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Google partners with India’s largest telecom operator on a budget smartphone

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Mobile News Android Android Go Budget Smartphones Google India Reliance JioThe device will feature Android and Play Store optimizations.

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'Mystery Illness' Kills 1 and Sickens Hundreds in Eluru, India

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One person is dead and at least 345 people have become sick with a “mystery illness” since Saturday in India’s southern state of Andhra Pradesh, according to new reports from the Indian Express and the Hindustan Times.

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AMD Debuts a VR Experience Around Big India Movie Release

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Baahubali is one of India’s biggest films, and it is getting a sequel, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion , which is one of the most technologically sophisticated films ever made. In India, the Baahubali 2: The Conclusion film will debut on April 28 worldwide, and it will be accompanied by a big VR campaign as well that will promote the film and tell a side story in a VR-animated universe. Tagged with: amd , India , venturebeat Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

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How to help support COVID-19 relief in India

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A hard-hitting second wave of coronavirus has reached India, with the country reporting record pandemic numbers and 17.9 More about India , Covid 19 , Social Good , Health , and Activism. India Covid 19 Social Good Health ActivismThe pandemic still rages across the world.

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Over 1 Million People Played The Uber Eats India Instagram AR Game

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Uber Eats India created an Instagram Stories AR filter to give away a year’s worth of food. The post Over 1 Million People Played The Uber Eats India Instagram AR Game appeared first on VRScout.

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India Blocks 118 More China-Linked Apps, Including PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

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Months after barring TikTok, India is now cracking down on dozens more apps with links to China—the latest development in an ongoing feud between the two countries. india china apps tiktok

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India bans TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps over data privacy concerns

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Mobile News breaking China India tiktokThe ban has knocked TikTok off the Google Play Store and iOS App Store already.

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What actually caused the disastrous avalanche in India

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More about India , Science , and Climate Environment. India Science Climate EnvironmentThe video footage is violent and unsettling. On Sunday, a torrent of ice, water, mud, and debris surged through a steep river valley in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.

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India Looks to Criminalize Trading, Mining, and Holding Cryptocurrencies: Report

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A proposed law in India would make it a crime to mine, trade, or even hold cryptocurrencies like bitcoin in the country, according to a new report from Reuters citing a senior government official. It’s estimated roughly 8 million people in India hold some form of cryptocurrency.

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas and the cast of 'The White Tiger' on the impact of privilege in India

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The White Tiger cast discusses the film's themes of privilege, poverty, and the rise of the middle class in India. More about Netflix , Mashable Video , India , Movie , and Priyanka Chopra. Netflix Mashable Video India Movie Priyanka Chopra

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Ubisoft Now Hiring For VR Project In India

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This month, though, we’ve discovered yet more listings for a VR project, this time in Pune, India. The post Ubisoft Now Hiring For VR Project In India appeared first on UploadVR. Ubisoft looks like it is expanding its VR efforts even further beyond our initial reports. In early September we reported the discovery of several new listings at one of Ubisoft’s three Blue Byte offices in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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India's 'Bandish Bandits' is the cozy fall binge you need

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More about Entertainment , Television , India , Amazon Prime , and Watch Of The Week. Entertainment Television India Amazon Prime Watch Of The Week

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Large Landslide Hits Highway in India, Leaves at Least 13 Dead

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At least 13 people are dead, 14 are injured and more than 40 could still be trapped in the debris after a landslide slammed into a highway in northern India Wednesday.

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India Is Trying to Contain Latest Outbreak of Deadly Nipah Virus After 12-Year-Old Dies

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Health officials in India are trying to stop the spread of yet another serious infectious disease. Over the weekend, a 12-year-old boy died from an infection caused by the Nipah virus, a highly lethal germ spread from bats or contaminated food that can also spread between people.

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Groundwater Depletion Threatens 20% Of India's Winter Farmland

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In India, agriculture employs more than 50% of the country. It’s also in crisis due to climate change and groundwater loss. A new study shows how these two factors are putting the country’s farmers at risk. Read more.

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Uplifting 'Skater Girl' introduces India's newest stars

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As someone who grew up watching Indian movies, I disappeared for a while. After seeing children who looked like me in movies like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai or other miscellaneous Bollywood side roles, I saw no trace of my age group in film once I hit adolescence.

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India Surpasses 300,000 Deaths from Covid-19, Third Highest in the World After U.S. and Brazil

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India has reported over 300,000 deaths from covid-19, the third worst death toll in the world behind the United States and Brazil, according to the latest figures from India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday.

Facebook Says Posts Criticizing India's Prime Minister Were 'Mistakenly' Blocked

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Facebook posts criticizing India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi were being blocked on Wednesday, the tech giant confirmed to Gizmodo, adding that it was a “mistake.”

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Assam Electronics Development Corporation Limited and EON Reality Announce First Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in India

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Assam Electronics Development Corporation Limited (AMTRON) and EON Reality, the world leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announce a partnership to launch the first Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in India.

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Amazon May Have to Share Its Algorithm If India’s New Ecommerce Policy Passes

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survival of the fittest amazon antitrust indiaI think we can all agree that the chokehold that Amazon wields over the ecommerce landscape is, quite frankly, a pain in the ass. It’s a pain in the ass for the millions of third-party sellers at the mercy of its platform.

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India Reports 4,529 Covid-19 Deaths in Single Day, a Grim New Record

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India recorded 4,529 new deaths from covid-19 on Wednesday, a grim new world record in a country that’s reeling from uncontrolled spread of the disease. India also reported 267,334 new coronavirus infections for the day.

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The Emerging Tech Evangeliser working towards building a Future ready India

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The post The Emerging Tech Evangeliser working towards building a Future ready India appeared first on Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Technology Latest News. We are in the greatest technological transition witnessed in human history courtesy of “Industrial Revolution 4.0”.

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India Cracks Down on Social Media Posts Criticizing Its Pandemic Response Amid Brutal Second Wave

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India’s government reportedly ordered Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to censor dozens of posts criticizing the administration’s response to the pandemic, arguing that they were misleading or could hinder emergency response efforts.

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India Finally Popped the Ban on TikTok and 58 Other Chinese Apps

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Summer Wildfires Emitted More Carbon Dioxide Than India Does in a Year

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The world set a scary new record last month: Wildfires around the world pumped out more carbon dioxide than ever before. Read more.

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Immersive Journalism Incubator at Times TV India.

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Times Television (Times Now) India, appointed RealVision to create a pilot Immersive Journalism Incubator at Times NOW’s Mumbai HQ.

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Google Is Teaming Up With Jio to Bring an 'Ultra-Affordable' 4G Android Phone to India

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are racing to add 5G coverage to their networks, today India’s largest wireless provider announced a new device designed to bring 4G service to potentially millions of users with the “ultra-affordable” Jio Phone Next. While carriers in the U.S.

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India Asks Social Media Platforms to Take Down References to 'Indian Variant' of Coronavirus: Report

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India’s information technology ministry has reportedly sent notices to social media platforms asking them to censor content that refers to an “Indian variant” of the coronavirus.

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Veative at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018

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Veative showcased its K-12 VR solution to various ITI representatives, academicians, school children as well as parents at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018. About India Skills Event – Bihar 2018. The post Veative at India Skills Competition Bihar 2018 appeared first on Veative. Digital Learning India Skills Competition Bihar 2018

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Veative at India Skills East Bhubaneswar 2018

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About India Skills East 2018. The post Veative at India Skills East Bhubaneswar 2018 appeared first on Veative. Digital Learning India Skills East 2018Veative presented an exclusive 360 VR video at a workshop organized by NSDC on the construction of Twin Pit toilets in rural areas. The localized content and animation of the video, was greatly appreciated by the masons, for whom the workshop was conducted.

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Twitter Blocks Hundreds of Accounts Tied to Protests by Farmers in India

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Twitter has blocked the accounts of at least 500 people and groups involved in the current protests by farmers in India at the request of the Indian government, according to a new report from Bloomberg News.

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