Google Shopping Launched in India, Brings a New Search Experience

Google has announced the official launch of Google Shopping in India. The new search experience is designed to surface offers from various retailers on products across various categories. Visit the Google Shopping home page from India and you will see a carousel of products that Google believes will be relevant to the user. Apart from currently trending products, you…

India Among Top 4 Countries Targeted for Phishing Attacks: RSA Security

India is among the top four nations targeted by phishing attacks, a new report said on Monday, adding that the country is also among the top hosting countries for such online frauds, second only to the US. The other three countries most targeted by phishing are Canada, the US and the Netherlands, showed research from…

India Should Focus on Export-Oriented Mobile Manufacturing: Report

The Indian mobile manufacturing industry should focus on manufacturing with an export-oriented approach as the domestic demand has started to decline, a report said here on Thursday. The ICEA-McKinsey Report 2018 also noted that the Phased Manufacturing Programme (PMP) intended to turn India into a manufacturing hub is not enough to help the country to…

PM Modi Says AI, Blockchain Will Change the Nature of Jobs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday allayed fears of job loss due to technological development, saying artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other technologies will change the nature of employment and provide more opportunities. Speaking at the launch of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, PM Modi said his government is open to policy changes…

Indians Spend More Time Watching Online Videos Than TV: Survey

Indian viewers are now watching online video content for an average of eight hours 28 minutes each week, more than the time they spend viewing TV every week – eight hours and eight minutes, according to a new survey on Thursday. The amount of time Indian viewers spend watching online videos is far higher than…

India Smartphone User Base to Cross 700 Million By 2020: Counterpoint

More than a billion smartphones will be sold in India over the next five years, taking the number of users to surpass 700 million by 2022, Counterpoint Research said on Friday. Mid-range smartphones (roughly Rs 14,000-Rs 29,000), will grow 20 percent (year-on-year) in 2018 and by almost four times during the next five years to…

Smartphone Users in India Consuming 1GB Data a Day on Average: Nielsen

Smartphone users in India are consuming an average 1GB data per day – from an average 4GB a month not long ago – and spending more than 90 minutes on online activities daily across the entry-level, mid-range and premium segments, a Nielsen India report said on Thursday. Additionally, the report said the average selling price…

India Leapfrogs US, Japan in Automation, AI Adoption: Study

Automation arrived long back in India and the country is now driving Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based technologies globally – even ahead of the US and Japan – a new study said on Tuesday. According to Augmented Human Enterprise – an academic study conducted by Goldsmiths (University of London) and enterprise software provider…

LinkedIn Says Tech Jobs Are Fastest Growing for Indian Professionals

If you are aspiring to be a machine learning engineer or an application development analyst, you could be in high demand as these technology jobs are the fastest growing and is among the top 10 for professionals in India, LinkedIn global professional network site said on Thursday. While the role of machine learning engineer has registered a…