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Meta supports FICCI, NeGD to train 100 India developers in metaverse tech

Meta on Tuesday announced it is supporting industry body FICCI with $1 million for the XR Open Source (XROS) fellowship programme that will help 100 Indian developers working on XR (extended reality) technologies for the future of metaverse. Run by FICCI, the XROS programme will provide developers fellowships which includes stipend and … Read more

Tech giants not forced to remove harmful content

The U.K.’s Online Safety Bill, which aims to regulate the internet, has been revised to remove a controversial but critical measure. Matt Cardy | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Social media platforms like Facebook, TikTok and Twitter will no longer be obliged to take down “legal but harmful” content under revisions to the U.K.’s proposed … Read more

China Tesla rival Nio and Tencent partner to work on self-driving tech

Nio is trying to stand out from a wave of Chinese electric vehicle competitors through its technology. The company is hoping its partnership with Tencent can help it boost its tech prowess in areas from mapping to autonomous driving. Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio and tech giant Tencent agreed to … Read more

FIFA tech confirms Ronaldo didn’t score Portugal opener

Technology in the match ball used at the World Cup proved conclusively that Cristiano Ronaldo did not make any contact with the ball for Portugal‘s opener in their 2-0 win over Uruguay on Monday, FIFA and ball manufacturers adidas have confirmed to ESPN. Portugal opened the scoring in the 54th minute but the identity of … Read more

Centre to come up with light-touch regulations for big tech firms: Report

The Centre may soon come up with light-touch regulations for big tech firms to balance innovation and fair competition. Google and Apple will not be forced to open their operating system to all domestic players, a report in Financial Express (FE) said. Domestic players will be free to install or uninstall the apps of … Read more

Gautam Adani’s plans for an India super-app could run into a tech downturn

Gautam Adani is ready to unveil his much-hyped super-app, made by an in-house startup he wants to be “the Ferrari of the digital world.” The portal will take off in the next three to six months, Asia’s richest tycoon told the Financial Times in a recent interview. But Adani seems to have missed the … Read more

New San Francisco clubhouse represents milestone for women tech execs

Executive women platform Chief opened a new clubhouse in San Francisco this week. Chief In a bustling building in New York’s Flatiron district, two executive women who work at separate companies discuss marketing strategies for their respective businesses. Next to them, three retired women in their sixties share a champagne toast. Across the room, several … Read more

Draymond Green calls late tech ‘crazy’; Stephen Curry picks up one in solidarity

9:23 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN MINNEAPOLIS — Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was not happy when he got slapped with a technical foul in the waning seconds of the Warriors’ 137-114 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves Sunday evening. Green, who finished the game with 19 points and 11 assists for his first double-double of … Read more