Airtel seeks more clarity on AGR payments, Telecom News, ET Telecom

New Delhi: A top Bharti Airtel executive said the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) issue was more or less behind it, but the telecom operator still needed some clarity from the government over what was the actual amount to be paid from here on, given the Rs 18,000 crore it had already paid upfront. The telco has yet to make a decision on filing a curative petition seeking a correction in the computation of its AGR-based dues, said the executive, who spoke to ET on the condition of anonymity. “I… Source link

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Yandex to Announce Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results on October 28th

TipRanks Raymond James Says These 3 Stocks Could Surge Over 100% From Current Levels Election day is just around the corner, and Wall Street is placing its bet on a Democratic sweep. Following the Presidential debate on September 29, the chance of a Biden victory has been increasing in the market.Since September 30, the S&P 500 has moved 5.5% higher. That said, the rotation into cyclicals and small-caps has been much more pronounced, with the Russell 2000 surging 8.5% over the same… Source link

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Cisco working with telcos to deploy 5G-ready network architectures, Telecom News, ET Telecom

The US-based networking technology major Cisco Systems is banking heavily on the fifth generation or 5G networks and said that the company is closely working with Indian telecom carriers such as Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel to meet their ambitious roadmap. In an interaction with ETTelecom’s Muntazir Abbas, Sanjay Kaul, President, Asia Pacific, and Japan, Service Provider Business at Cisco Systems talks on digital transformation, Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India), Cisco’s $5 billion… Source link

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Arm exec says ‘firewalls’ will protect customer info after Nvidia deal, Telecom News, ET Telecom

By Stephen Nellis If Nvidia Corp buys Arm Ltd from SoftBank Group Corp, Arm will keep “firewalls” in place to ensure the data center chip company does not access confidential information from Arm’s customers or get early access to Arm’s products, a top Arm executive told Reuters on Tuesday. The $40 billion deal announced last month would reshape the global semiconductor sector because Arm has long acted as a neutral player, supplying intellectual property to Apple Inc., Qualcomm Inc and many… Source link

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Gmail has a new logo that’s a lot more Google

Google is replacing its iconic Gmail envelope logo with a design that’s a lot more in keeping with other Google products. The new Gmail logo is now an M made out of Google’s core blue, red, yellow, and green brand colors. It more closely matches similar logos for Google itself, Google Maps, Google Photos, Chrome, and many more Google products. The envelope is no more. Fast Company reports that Google considered dropping the M altogether or fully removing the Gmail red color, but… Source link

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Google Android 11 drops support for Daydream VR, Telecom News, ET Telecom

San Francisco: US-based search engine giant Google has dropped support for the Daydream VR platform with Android 11. The Daydream headset and controller can still be used as a generic VR viewer, just like Cardboard. However, the Daydream VR app is “no longer supported by Google and may not work properly on some devices running Android 11 or later.” “Many of the third-party apps and experiences within Daydream may still be available as standalone apps in the Google Play store. “We don’t expect… Source link

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Yandex vs. Sberbank: Battle of the Russian Tech and Finance Giants Begins

Yandex and Sberbank’s fight to gain control of Russia’s finance and technology industries is being billed as the corporate showdown of the decade. “Sberbank versus Yandex: The battle of the super platforms has begun,” declared Russian business daily Vedomosti last week. Novaya Gazeta went further, dubbing it a “war of the ecosystems.” The clash — which has been brewing in the background for years — took center stage last week when… Source link

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DuckDuckGo not pleased that Bing and Yandex won big in latest Android search choice screen auction

This story was originally published 2020/09/29 7:54am PDTon Sep 29, 2020 and last updated 2020/09/30 10:51am PDTon Sep 30, 2020.  Google has announced the winners of this quarter’s auction for default search engine options on Android devices in the Europe. In most of the EEA plus the U.K., users setting up their new phone or tablet starting October 1 will likely have to choose between using Google, Bing, GMX, Info.com, or Yandex. The company has been holding these choice screen Source link

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Podcast: How Russia’s everything company works with the Kremlin

Russia’s biggest technology company enjoys a level of dominance that is unparalleled by any one of its Western counterparts. Think Google mixed with equal parts Amazon, Spotify and Uber and you’re getting close to the sprawling empire that is Yandex—a single, mega-corporation with its hands in everything from search to ecommerce to driverless cars.  But being the crown jewel of Russia’s silicon valley has its drawbacks. The country’s government sees the internet as contested… Source link

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