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Tesla In Talks With Government Of India To Exempt Import Duty For Its Cars

HIGHLIGHTS Tesla has plans to build a local factory in India Import duties in India will affect the prices of Tesla cars Tesla plans to launch the Model 3 in India We’ve always kept you updated about Tesla coming to India. We’ll be more than happy to see the car maker here but there are some obstacles that it is ... Read More »

AgriTech In India: How Startups Are Changing The Face Of Indian Agriculture

India holds the record for the second-largest agricultural land in the world, with around 60% rural Indian households making their living from agriculture thus creating a huge scope for agritech startups in the country. The central and state governments are proactively pursuing policies to improve farmers’ lives in India. In fact, PM Modi’s government has an aim to double the ... Read More »

Agri-tech startups have a field day as farmers, investors sow seeds of growth

In Indian agriculture, the scope—and application—of technology has long been limited to genetically-modified crops, high-yield seeds and, of late, a handful of sophisticated tools like aerial images and GPS technology. Needless to say, a lot of challenges that farmers faced remained unresolved, partly because there were no problem-solvers around. But that’s fast changing. Leveraging rising mobile and internet penetration, an ... Read More »

Sony at E3 2017: God of War, Spider-Man, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, and Skyrim for VR

HIGHLIGHTS God of War is coming early 2018 Spider-Man scheduled for 2018 as well Uncharted: The Lost Legacy arrives August 22 Unlike Microsoft, Sony didn’t have a new console to show off at its E3 2017 event on Tuesday – that’s because the PS4 Pro has been out since November – but it did provide a good look at some ... Read More »

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition With 4K Support Coming This Year, Beta Signups Open

HIGHLIGHTS Interested players can join the beta for the game All civilisations from original game will be available in new entry The game features both single player and multiplayer modes In terms of visual fidelity, video games might have taken giant leaps in last two decades but very few games can match the nostalgia of playing Age of Empires on ... Read More »

A media moment of truth

(PTI photo)   The government’s action against NDTV is like many other elements in the BJP government’s conduct post their stunning UP victory, puzzling. Why act against the channel now, and why do so with such little substance? The charge itself is difficult to take seriously -the reduction by a private bank of interest on a loan that has been ... Read More »

CD Projeckt Red Says Hackers Got Hands on Early Designs of Cyberpunk 2077

HIGHLIGHTS Developers have termed leaked documents as early designs Hackers reportedly demanded for ransom from the developers The company has asked gamers not to trust unofficial information The developer behind highly-successful The Witcher video game franchise, CD Projekt Red, is working on a new game called Cyberpunk 2077. However, the game is now in the news for all the wrong ... Read More »

Smartphones, the gadgets of choice for Gen Z

Smartphones seem to be the gadget of choice for the youth of today, according to the Tata Consultancy Services’ Gen Z survey, which was done among 12,000 students in the 12-18 age group. Both boys and girls consider it the most important gadget. With an average of 67%, laptops and desktops come next. The order of preference doesn’t change until ... Read More »

Elon Musk ‘intrigued’ by India’s objective of all-electric cars by 2030

File photo of Elon Musk. HIGHLIGHTS Earlier, Piyush Goyal had said the country is looking at an all-electric fleet by 2030 India indeed is at the cusp of being a viable market for selling products which make use of clean energy Carmakers though are looking at electric push with a sense of caution, even as China look to storm in ... Read More »

Apple App Developers, Many Of Them Indians, Earned Over $70 Billion

Across India, Apple supports over 640,000 iOS app developer jobs and other positions. Cupertino (California): The global developer community, including many from India, has earned over $70 billion since the App Store’s launch in 2008, Apple announced on Thursday. “$70 billion earned by developers is simply mind-blowing. We are amazed at all of the great new apps our developers create ... Read More »