Google open to extra tie-ups like Jio with OEMs and telcos in India

Google is open to partnering with extra OEMs, telecom carriers and builders to develop Android optimisations prefer it has with JioPhone Subsequent, stated Ram Papatla, basic supervisor and engineering lead in India for Android.

“Nothing is off the desk and over the following few months and years we’ll consider how we are able to go forward with partnerships. Hopefully, we could have extra bulletins over the following few months,” he added.

When requested if Pragati OS, the cell working system within the JioPhone Subsequent, or related Android extensions may very well be accessible to different gadgets, Papatla stated it’s nonetheless early days to touch upon distribution. He defined, “It’s an optimised model of Android and as with every new optimisation we do, we now have to first obtain product market match. It’s nonetheless early days to touch upon its distribution.

The analysis of any partnership will probably be primarily based on what challenges must be solved for India. “As an illustration, within the case of the JioPhone Subsequent, it has been about bridging the affordability hole and utilizing the community of Jio”, stated Papatla.

Nevertheless, Google

Read More

Search For Jimmy Hoffa Reignited

One of the highly effective labor organizers within the U.S., Jimmy Hoffa, disappeared in 1975, and now investigators are trying to find his physique once more, the FBI confirmed Friday.

Present investigations led the FBI to a New Jersey landfill in October, in line with the New York Occasions.

“Final month, the FBI obtained a search warrant to conduct a web site survey beneath the Pulaski Skyway,” Particular Agent Mara Schneider of the FBI’s Detroit area workplace mentioned, in line with BBC. “That knowledge is presently being analyzed. As a result of the affidavit in help of the search warrant was sealed by the courtroom, we’re unable to supply any further info.”

There have been a number of rumors, conspiracies, and stories about what really occurred to Hoffa, whether or not he died, the place he’s buried, and what precisely occurred to him. Hoffa’s involvement within the U.S., mafia, and as chief of the Teamsters union has solely made it harder to seek out him. There was a turbulent relationship between Hoffa, the union, and the mafia.

The wildest of claims recommend Hoffa disappeared and went off to South America within the firm of a gogo dancer, or that Hoffa

Read More

Rane launches Credit score Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme for providers sector

Union Minister Narayan Rane on Friday launched the Particular Credit score Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme for the providers sector.

“The scheme will assist in assembly the technology-related necessities of enterprises within the providers sector and has a provision of 25 per cent capital subsidy for procurement of plant and equipment and repair tools by means of institutional credit score to the SC-ST MSEs with none sector-specific restrictions on know-how up-gradation,” in response to an official assertion.

The Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) launched the scheme at Guwahati.

Rane additionally felicitated SC/ST Entrepreneurs of the North-eastern area and urged the youth to take up the entrepreneurship to change into job givers than job seekers, the assertion mentioned.

He assured the youth that no stone might be left unturned by the Ministry of MSME of their journey to change into profitable entrepreneurs.

He said that beneficial insurance policies of the federal government and totally different schemes applied by the MSME ministry, particularly for marginalised sections of the society, are serving to the area realise its full potential.

(Solely the headline and

Read More