Ready to roll out cutting-edge tech, innovation with 5G range: iQOO's Nipun Marya
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Marya told IANS that all iQOO 5G supporting devices are eligible to use the Airtel 5G plus network and soon we will release the update for the Jio network as well. "5G has transformed how we consume content and use our devices. We were among the first smartphone companies to introduce the 5G compatible smartphone, iQOO 3 back in 2020 in India," he informed.
UIDAI makes online document update in Aadhaar free for next 3 months
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The decision was taken as part of Digital India initiative, and residents urged to get the benefit of free document update facility on myAadhaar portal. The free service is available for the next three months, i.e., March 15 to June 14, but only on myAadhaar portal and will continue to attract a fee of Rs 50 at physical Aadhaar centres, as in the case earlier.
Google to integrate Digilocker in Files app to access official documents in India
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At the annual Google for India event, Google announced its partnership with the National eGovernance Division (NeGD), established by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), to roll out the DigiLocker integration within the Files app. DigiLocker is a key initiative under Digital India, which offers a secure cloud-based platform for the storage, sharing and verification of documents and certificates.
Musk slams PayPal's policy to fine users over spreading misinformation
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The company claimed the policy update had gone out "in error", as Musk and former PayPal president David Marcus criticised the policy on social media. "An acceptable use policy (AUP) notice recently went out in error that included incorrect information. PayPal is not fining people for misinformation and this language was never intended to be inserted in our policy," the financial services company said in a statement.
India drops 7 spots in fixed broadband speeds in August globally
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The country, however, maintained its global ranking for median mobile speeds at 117th position, according to network intelligence and connectivity insights provider Ookla.
World looking at India's digital prowess with respect: Rajeev Chandrasekhar
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Speaking at the annual lecture of the Public Affairs Forum of India (PAFI), the minister said that we have reached a stage where every global leader looks at us with respect and awe, "not just in terms of our healthcare performance but also in terms of our economy bouncing back".
E-governance to drive digital ID users' number to cross 6.5 bn in 2026
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The pandemic has accelerated this expansion of over 50 per cent, and reflects the growing importance of digital identity in sectors such as government services, according to Juniper Research. A digital identity document is a digital representation of a physical identity document like a driving licence or a passport.
India's DigiLocker app crosses 100 million users
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Launched in 2016 by the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), DigiLocker enables Indians to digitally store a copy of 568 various documents on a secure Cloud platform. Led by Aadhaar card details, the app has issued around 4.94 billion documents, so far, and currently has 101.1 million registered users. The platform that was launched under the Digital India initiative, initiated by the Indian government to digitally empower society and the knowledge economy, targets the idea of paperless governance.
PhonePe, NITI Aayog announce FinTech Hackathon winners
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Digital payments platform PhonePe, in association with NITI Aayog, announced the winners of the ‘Fintech Open Hackathon at a virtual awards ceremony. Digital payments platform PhonePe, in association with NITI Aayog, on Wednesday announced the winners of the ‘Fintech Open Hackathon at a virtual awards ceremony.
Digital adoption brings digital divide to the fore: Google India MD
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Speaking at the 16th 'India Digital Summit' organised by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), Gupta who is also the Chairman of IAMAI, said that while 500 million people are connected on smartphones, there are 500 million more waiting to join the digital bandwagon and we need to adopt a more inclusive approach to digital transformation.
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