Indian Tech 

Indian Railways to equip all 8,500 stations with Wi-Fi

The Indian Railways has decided to make all 8500 stations in the national railway network Wi-Fi accessible, in a move to promote Digital India, and e-governance. All railway stations – nearly 8,500 across the country, including those in rural and remote areas – will be equipped with Wi-Fi facilities at an estimated cost of Rs 700 crore ($110 million). As part of the government’s ambitious Digital India initiative, the national transporter has currently commissioned Wi-Fi services at 216 major stations enabling about seven million rail passengers to log on to…

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Indian Tech 

ISRO to launch 31 satellites on January 12

ISRO is set to launch 31 satellites in a single launch, set for January 12 in Sriharikota India will launch 31 satellites, including earth observation spacecraft Cartosat, on January 12 instead of its earlier tentative schedule on January 10, a space official said on Monday. “The rocket launch to carry Cartosat and other satellites, including 28 from the US and five other countries, will take place on January 12 at 9.30 am,” Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Public Relations Director Devi Prasad Karnik told IANS here. “There is no delay…

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Globle Tech 

CES 2018 Day 1: Intel’s first chips with AMD Vega graphics, Samsung’s 146-inch TV, and more

CES 2018: Here are all the highlights from the annual CES technology show for 2018, currently happening in Las Vegas from Intel’s processors to Samsung’s giant TV. This year’s edition of the CES doesn’t officially start until January 9, but major tech companies spent a day showing off their latest products. A number of companies such as Intel, Samsung, LG, Sony, and Acer announced new products before the show floor officially opens. Gigantic 8K TVs, ultra-thin laptops, the explosion of voice assistant-powered devices, mid-end smartphones, and Intel Corporations’s 8th gen Core processors with Radeon RG…

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Globle Tech 

Google is combining Android Pay and Google Wallet into one service called Google Pay

Google just announced that it’s combining all of its different payment services, including Android Pay and Google Wallet, into one unified service, simply called Google Pay. With the new system, payment information saved in your Google account will be available everywhere you use Google products: in Chrome for web purchases, in YouTube for renewing your subscriptions, in apps on Android for in-app purchases, and at retail outlets with NFC payments. According to Google, apps like Airbnb, Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse, and Instacart already support Google Pay, with more sites and stores set…

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