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Facebook, BSNL Partner to Set Up 100 Wi-Fi zones in rural India

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Facebook is planning to establish more than 100 Wi-Fi zones in rural India in a collaboration with BSNL, India’s state run mobile operator. If this idea comes into reality, government’s Digital India initiative will receive good boost in the villages from western and southern India.

100 Wi-Fi spots are going cost around Rs.5 crores per year to the California based social networking giant. Anupam Shrivastava, BSNL Chairman and MD informed PTI, “Facebook has partnered with us to sponsor 100 Wi-Fi hotspots in villages across west and southern India. They will pay Rs. 5 lakh for BSNL bandwidth for each hotspot per annum.” Quad Zen has been chosen by the BSNL to implement this project.

The Facebook is only sponsoring the Wi-Fi hotspots. The construction of 25 hotspots has been already completed and the social networking company is not going derive any profit out of it. The sales and set up of hotspots will be exclusively handled by Quad Zen. The total revenue will be shared by BSNL and Quad Zen. Facebook’s spokesperson didn’t have any comments over this development. Three years contract have been signed by Facebook and BSNL, which may get extended for two more years.

Under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana the Wi-Fi hotspots would be built in requested villages. It is a centrally sponsored scheme under which members of parliament adopt one village to be run as a model village. Central government ministers such as Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nitin Gadkari and Sumitra Mahajan, Lok Sabha speaker are already paying for the bandwidth used by Wi-Fi hotspots in their adopted villages.

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Windows 7 is no more, How to Upgrade Windows 10 For Free? 

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Upgrade Windows 10: The era of Windows 7 ends up, Windows 10 is available for free. Microsoft has asked his users to switch to Windows 10 before January 2020 as it will work smoother and quicker.

How to Upgrade Windows 10 For Free

Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 is available for free. Microsoft announced that  Windows 7 services will be stopped from January 14, 2020. Microsoft revealed this information on Microsoft support Web page, they revealed that Windows 7 which was on use from 22 October 2009, now is stopped and now Windows 10 is available for free. 

They clarified some of the programs which will not function as technical assistance and software updates from Windows Update that protected your PC from mal activities will no longer be accessible from now. 

Different tech predictors predicted that users already migrated from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Users were familiar with the outgoing of this version of Windows and now is available with the latest update. 

The company said that if people get stuck to the same version, their PC might create problems for them and may not function smoother and quicker. 

At the time of launch of Windows 10, the company provided free access for some days, but then stopped for a while. After that span of time now Windows 10 is available for free. 

Windows 8.1 licenses could be upgraded to WI does 10 for free by using Windows 10 Media Creation tool.

Once the upgrade procedure is processed, the user needs to get connected to the Internet and then the older Windows license is converted to a new one. 

Below are the steps to Upgrade Windows 10 For free:

  • Go to Windows 10 download page. 
  • Click on the Download Tool Now button and download Windows 10 Media Creation Tool. 
  • Go to media creation tool and click on accept. 
  • After accepting, click on Upgrade this PC now and click Next. 
  • A dialogue box will appear and will prompt the user to either keep everything or start with the new one. Select the desired option and then click on continue. 
  • Click on install, Windows 10 installation process will start. Have patience while installation and then see your PC working at a dynamic speed.
  • After installation is finished, connect to the Internet, open settings>Windows Update>Activation> and then PC will be activated with Digital license. 

 

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Airtel joins Google Cloud to offer its G Suite services in India

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Airtel joins Google cloud with an aim to provide the needs of millions of Indian businesses in a rapidly digitizing economy. Airtel and Google Cloud on Monday announced a partnership that will allow the telecom operator to offer G Suite to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the country.

Airtel and Google Cloud are sharing same vision for delighting customers with great products. India with its growing economy and adoption of digital services offers one of the biggest opportunities to serve customers with innovative solutions. Gopal Vittal, MD and CEO of Bharti Airtel, said ” We are happy to strengthen our relationship with Google Cloud and building products and services together aimed at changing Indian businesses”.

The agreement will provide both huge opportunities for growth in India, which also helps India to ranks amongst the fastest-growing economies. Further Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud said “Indian companies are making a massive transformation to the cloud and we’re thrilled to partner with Airtel to support this transition. The combination of G Suite’s collaboration and productivity tools with Airtel’s digital business offerings will help accelerate digital innovations for thousands of Indian businesses”.

G Suite is a set of apps like – Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar and more which bring people together and help them work smarter and safer. On the other hand, Airtel currently serves over 2,500 large businesses and over 500,000 Small and Medium Business and technology startups across India.

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Oppo F15 Price In India: Outlook, Specifications, Features, Price, Reviews

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Oppo F15 comes up with an Android 9.0pie and a chipset of Mediatek MT6771 V Helio P70. It is launched in India on 16th January in one variant of 8GB and 128GB storage. 

Oppo has been among the list of producing top smartphones in India in 2019. It has produced some of the best smartphones with specific design, processor and mainly it is known for its camera. 

Oppo will be planning to make their 2020 quite awesome. It will launch one of its smartphone OPPO F15 in India making its first smartphone of 2020 to grab the market. The F15 is a part of Oppo F series of smartphones that mainly focuses on camera setup. This smartphone is the successor of popular handset F11 which was produced in the last year. The company have said that their no Pro version going to be launch in recent times. 

Oppo has pre-plans for its upcoming smartphones too. Oppo F15 is available for Oppo F15 price of Rs.19,900 in India. This smartphone is available on Flipkart and Amazon. Buyers have to be very quick while buying this phone. As the sale will end up very soon and the Specifications of this phone makes it’s quite impressive. 

Oppo F15 Specifications

If you are planning to buy this smartphone then here we bring to you a couple of things which you should remember :

  • It comes up with Unicorn White and lightening Black colours. 
  • It has a display of 6.4inch Amoled display with full HD+ resolution. 
  • The processor used in this smartphone is octa-core(2.4Ghz, quad-core, CortexA73+2Ghz, quad-core, Cortex A53). The chipset used in this set is Mediatek MT6771 V Helio P70. 
  • It comes up with a 16MP front camera and for the rear view with 48+8+2 camera with features like auto flash embedded in it.

Also Read ( Oppo to Launch World’s First In-Display Camera Phone )

For more Specifications refer to the table below. 

Oppo F15 Features:

  • It can work for two hours with 5 minutes charging. 
  • It has a fingerprint sensor, face sensor, Gyroscope. 
  • It comes with a 4000mAh battery. 
  • Oppo F15 features with some of the best outlooks as it has a slim design and comes in two variants. 
  • It has awesome features which exclude it from the list of top smartphones available in the market. 
  • It has three slots that comprise of two Sim slots and has a MicroSD card space. 

 

Specifications 

Battery capacity4000mAh 
RAM and STORAGE 8GB AND 128GB storage 
Dimensions 160.2*73.3*7.9mm
Variants Only variants with 8GB-128GB 
Resolutions 1080*2400 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid(9.0)Pie
Camera 48MP, 8MP, 2MP, 2MP
ChipsetMediatek MT6771 V Helio P70
Number of Sim cards2
Fingerprint sensor Yes
GyroscopeYes
Face unlockYes
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
Protection typeGorilla glass 

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Doubling investments on Amazon Prime Videos in India, says Jeff Bezos

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Amazon Prime Video is getting good response in India than anywhere else, that is why the company CEO Jeff Bezos has said  he will rise its investment for the streaming service in India .

“In Japan, Germany and in America also Prime Video is doing well.  But India is doing much better than other countries”. Bezos said this on 16 January. He also said  “the world is witnessing a golden age of television, and i want Amazon to be the most talent friendly studio in the world and India features prominently in this plan.

Bezos met Bollywood celebrities at a gathering where he talked with superstar Shah Rukh Khan and director Zoya Akhtar.

The streamer, which rivals Netflix and Hotstar, also unveile seven more shows. The shows are Dilli, Bandish Bandits, Paatal Lok, Gormint, Mumbai Diaries-26/11, The Last Hour and Sons of Soil- Jaipur Pink Panthers, will soon be joining its exclusive Indian content slate.

Bezos said ” A person should not try for a successful formula in entertainment. Storytelling is an incredibly difficult art because people always looking for something new”.”This is one of those businesses which really takes human creativity. I want Amazon Studios to be all over the world. When you look at TV series today, they are really good in terms of content. They’re as good as the very best movies have ever been. And now we’re getting the best storytellers and actors to come and do work”.

“One of the hardest things that humans do is tell creating, engaging, inspiring stories. When you get it right, it can change the world,” he said further.

Amazon Prime has signed up with the majority of Indian production houses and stars for dedicated series and shows. Bezos was also meet some corporate person. Bezos added that “the Prime membership, which comes with free shipping from Amazon, has also proved great for the e-commerce service”.These are the reason we made a decision to increase in our Prime Video investments here” he said. The number of hours that people watched Prime Video had grown by six times in just two years in India, he added.

Bezos came to India on 15 January made a commitment to invest $1 billion in India over the next few years, calling it India’s decade which we have entered in.  Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on 16January said that Amazon has not done any favor by committing the money.

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Jeff Bezos announced to invest $1 billion to digitize MSMEs businesses in India: All you need to know

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Amazon Chief Jeff Bezos, who is visiting India, announced on Wednesday an incremental investment of USD 1 billion(over Rs 7,000 crore) to digitize small and medium businesses in India. Along with that, the e-commerce major would like to leverage its size and scale to export USD 10 billion worth of ‘Make in India’ goods by 2025.

Over the next five years, Amazon will invest an incremental USD 1 billion to digitize micro and small businesses… across India, helping them reach more customers than ever before. This initiative will use Amazon’s global footprint to create USD 10 billion in India exports by 2025,” he said.

How will this benefit India?

Digitize 10 million micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs):   The USD 1 billion investment would be to digitize 10 million micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and traders across India, including manufacturers, resellers, local offline shops, and brands.

Creation of 100 Digital Haats in cities: As part of this effort, Amazon will establish 100 Digital Haats in cities and villages throughout India. The Digital Haats will provide services like e-commerce onboarding, imaging and cataloging, warehouse space, logistics, digital marketing, and compliance. Digital Haats will be in local neighborhoods and available to MSMEs irrespective of their association with Amazon.

Amazon Global Selling program will enable businesses to sell globally: According to a company statement on the event.”Today, there are more than 5,50,000 sellers on the Amazon India marketplace and more than 60,000 Indian manufacturers and brands are exporting them ‘Make in India’ products to customers worldwide on Amazon,”.

“With today’s announcement, Amazon will help Indian MSMEs grow their cumulative exports to USD 10 billion by 2025 through the Amazon Global Selling program, which enables businesses to sell on Amazon marketplaces globally.

Generating Jobs and transforming the Retail landscape: “The micro, small and medium-size businesses selling on Amazon.in are located across the country including Tier 2 and 3 cities, where they are generating jobs and transforming the retail landscape of the country,” the statement added.

According to a report, India is among the fastest-growing markets for the e-commerce sector. Revenue from the sector is expected to increase to USD 120 billion in 2020 from USD 39 billion in 2017, growing at an annual rate of 51 percent.

Although after his this announcement Competition in the sector is set to intensify as India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has announced plans to launch his own e-commerce venture too.

Bezos, who began a three-day visit to India was speaking at the SMBhav summit – an Amazon India gathering for small and medium businesses. He is expected to meet top government functionaries and business leaders during the trip.

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