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Google’s ‘free WiFi’ at railway stations may not be completely free

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Google’s CEO had announced an ambitious plan to offer WiFi services at 400 railway stations across the country. (HT File Photo) Google’s ambitious plan of providing absolutely free Wi-Fi to millions of railway commuters across 400 stations countrywide seems to have fallen flat. Only the first hour of internet surfing …

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Google offering $1,00,000 to the highest voted start-up in India

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The company has shortlisted five start-ups from various verticals which include Reap Benefit, Cardiac Design Labs, Guru-G, SlamdunQ and Sbalabs. (PixaBay) Google has announced that it’ll be hosting a live contest dubbed as the “Startup India Standup India” to promote start-ups in India. The event will be hosted in New …

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Foxconn aiming to set up new facilities in India in 6 months

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The company at present makes phones and television sets for Xiaomi, Gionee, OnePlus, InFocus and others. (Wikipedia) Electronics manufacturing company, Foxconn is looking to scale up its presence in India to new states within six months. The company at present is making phones and television sets for various companies, including …

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World Bank opposes Free Basics, says its a distortion of markets

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Indian demonstrators of Free Software Movement Karnataka hold placards during a protest against Facebook’s Free Basics initiative, in Bangalore. (AFP Photo) Mark Zuckerberg’s Free Basics, the service that offers limited free access to certain sites and services on the internet that has run into trouble with Indian authorities, has picked …

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