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Reliance Jio plans its own cryptocurrency JioCoin, Mukesh Ambani’s son leading project

After disrupting the telecom sector with its free offers and hyper-competitive tariffs, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd plans to create its own cyptocurrency, JioCoin. With Mukesh Ambani’s elder son Akash Ambani leading the JioCoin project, Reliance Jio plans to build a 50-member team of young professionals to work on blockchain technology, which can also be used to develop applications such as smart contracts and supply chain management logistics. “The company plans to hire 50 young professionals with average age of 25 years for Akash Ambani to lead. There are multiple applications…

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Google AI Taught Itself Chess In 4 Hours, Came Up With Moves Never-Before-Seen In Chess History

The technology world is split when it comes to the future of AI. Is it going to unlock a whole new level of comfort and innovation, or is it going to destroy humanity? This next exhibit about the potential AI holds (good or bad) will  literally take your breath away — and may also help you make up your mind. And it all started off with a chess game. In a hundred game chess marathon, Google DeepMind’s AlphaZero, an AI computer program, became the greatest ever chess player in the…

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FB Just Launched Take A Break Feature, It Will Help You Forget Your Ex Without Blocking Them

There is a reason why Facebook is unabashed and most popular social networking site in the world. The fact that they never stop and keep on improvising itself is something that keeps them apart from the competition. The latest attempt of Facebook is to demote all kind of negativity from the social media platform. Reacting to a great amount of public feedback, Facebook has rolled out some new algorithms and features that will work in enhancing the overall experience of public on the site. Apart from the regular algorithms that…

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Apple admits slowing older iPhones, says it’s to prevent battery issues

If you think your older iPhone seems to run slower, you’re not crazy. Apple on Wednesday said a software feature released last year makes your phone operate more slowly to offset problems with its aging lithium ion battery. As batteries get older, they don’t hold their charges as well as newer batteries, and can have worse problems when the charge is low or the temperature is cold. The aging battery means your phone could have trouble operating or might unexpectedly shut down, like happened to the iPhone 6 and 6S…

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BITCOIN’S CO-FOUNDER HAS SOLD ALL HIS BITCOIN AND REINVESTED IN ANOTHER CRYPTOCURRENCY INSTEAD

Bitcoin is one of the most talked about topics in the world. The way cryptocurrency giants made a huge impact in the year 2017 and surprised one and all with its growth. But when the whole world is going gaga over the potential growth of Bitcoin, one of its co-founder Emil Oldenburg is skeptical about the growth plan and the direction in which it’s heading. Reportedly, Emil Oldenburg has sold all of his Bitcoin and re-invested it in Bitcoin Cash (BCH) instead as he believes that the spin-off currency has…

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Google Search Trends 2017: 20 Most Crazy ‘How To’ & ‘What Is’ Search Terms On Google This Year

As we say goodbye to 2017, Google has released a report on India’s Year in Search, recapping all the top trends and searches we cared about this year. Surprise surprise, Bollywood and Cricket were the top two search overall, but it seems Indians were also trying to understand happenings in the fields of tech and finance. Google search trends 2017 Among the top ‘What is’ queries this year, GST had the most confused Googlers in 2017. Bitcoin came in second, as people tried to figure out just why everyone was…

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Think You Could Be A Spy? Find Out By Taking This Test From Australia’s Intelligence Agency

The spy trade is obviously one that requires secrecy, but this time around an Australian intelligence agency is recruiting online. The Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS), the counterpart to the US’ CIA and Britain’s MI6, has just unveiled an online test that could help discover people with the right basic instincts to become secret agent. It’s an interactive test, crafted in the form of a walk-in job interview at ASIS. You’re hit with a combination of tests to gauge your pattern recognition, conversational abilities, perception, and ability to focus despite…

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WhatsApp update: Here are the top 5 features coming to your app

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is about to unveil new features to its app across Android, iOS, Windows Phone and desktop. The company has rolled out features such as Unblock User, Shake to Report, Private Replies in groups, Picture in Picture and a few more on its beta version. All these features will make way to the app’s stable version soon. According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp beta version 2.7315 brings in two new features, Private Replies and Picture-in-Picture while app beta versions 2.17.424, 2.17.436 and 2.17.437 introduce Tap to unblock a user, New invite…

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Xiaomi Mi A1 gets permanent price cut in India; now available via Flipkart, Mi.com

Xiaomi has announced a permanent price cut for the Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone in India. The device receives a discount of Rs 1000 and will now be available at a price of Rs 13,999 in Black, Gold and Rose Gold color variants via Flipkart. The Xiaomi Mi A1 was originally launched in September at a price of Rs 14,999. Xiaomi India Managing Director Manu Kumar Jain made the announcement via Twitter and said, “Great news Mi Fans: announcing a permanent price drop of Rs 1000 on Mi A1! #MiA1: picture…

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