US tech giants to face free speech Test in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, July 4 (IANS) After China imposed a controversial new National Security Law in Hong Kong, US tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter now face a free speech test in the country.

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Let us code for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat: PM

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, here on Saturday, launched the Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge to identify the best Indian apps, already being used by citizens and have the potential to scale up and become world class.

Surat gets Rs 100 crore for dedicated Covid-19 hospitals

Surat, July 4 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on his visit to Surat on Saturday announced an immediate grant of Rs 100 crore for setting up two dedicated Covid-19 hospitals in the City. Looking at the rising number of corona cases he also announced that 200 ventilators will be provided to the city within two days.

‘Threatened’ Zoom says not worried about JioMeet competition

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) With Reliance Jio launching a Make in India free video-conferencing application JioMeet that directly takes on Zoom, the US-based company said on Saturday they are not worried about the upcoming competition and know what it takes to become a successful unified communications platform.

PUBG Mobile’s lifetime revenue hits $3bn, India tops download chart

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Battle Royale title game PUBG Mobile has seen a global revenue gain of $1.3 billion (roughly Rs 9,731 crore) in the first half of this year, bringing its lifetime collection to $3 billion (nearly Rs 22,457 crore) with the highest number of downloads in India which ranks at the top with 175 million installs.