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Gaming Technology: AMD bets big on cloud gaming

AMD-powered gaming laptops and desktops are in Asus, Acer, and soon from HP, MSI and Lenovo and its Radeon graphic card sales have more than doubled every quarter.

With popular e-sports titles and advent of VR games, the hardware and software performance of graphic cards play critical factors. News

WhistleDrive: Office commute made simple and easy

The transportation sector in India is currently valued at $16 billion, of which about $2.5 billion is spent directly by corporates.

Rakesh Gupta, WhistleDrive News

Andhra Pradesh plans Rs 10,000-crore greenfield port in Prakasam

According to the project details, the state government is proposing to develop this non-major port to meet the increasing cargo demand in the state. It is expected to be an all-weather port with world-class terminal facilitie

Andhra Pradesh, greenfield port, Prakasam, RITES, Ramayapatnam, ministry of environment and forest  News

Focus on API industry, cutting imports needs of the hour, says Satish Reddy, president of IPA and chairman Dr Reddy’s Labs

India continues to import a significant percentage of API requirements, primarily from China. There are several API units across India that run at less than 40% of capacity, against upwards of 65% in other parts of the world.

Satish Reddy, president of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance and chairman of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories News

Shifting gears: Xiaomi seeks more sops, mulls widening local manufacturing

“Evaluations are on for local manufacturing multiple categories such as wearables, purifiers, smart cameras, which are showing promising sales,” chief operating officer Muralikrishnan B said. “We will try and make as mu

Xiaomi , local manufacturing, Xiaomi india, Xiaomi phone, Xiaomi smartphones, industry news, smart TV, xiaomi smart TV  News

AI/ML, analytics to play a vital role in drug development

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has embarked on a digitisation journey to make its processes agile and robust. It has created a data lake where all the data comes together in a meaningful way and the company is able to use this dat

Industry News

Our IoT gateways help in business analytics: Paul Pickle, President, Lantronix

The Make-in-India and Smart Cities initiatives of the government are opening up new markets for our IoT gateways.

Paul Pickle, president & global CEO, Lantronix Inc News

FITSO: This sports facilities provider aims to get people fitter

This full-stack sports facilities provider aims to get people fitter by playing sports

Industry News

Hit by shortage, Andhra Pradesh to buy coal from private firms

Meanwhile, N Sreekanth, secretary for energy department denied that distribution companies (discoms) have stopped power from wind or solar power generators.

Economy News

Andhra Pradesh roll out direct benefit transfer for farmers on October 15

As the new scheme will run along with the Centre’s PM-Kisan scheme, the direct benefit transfer (DBT) to benefiiciaries, including tenant farmers, will be Rs 12,500 per family per annum.

In case of joint holding, the benefit will be transferred to the bank account of the person within the family with highest quantum of landholding. News

Pharma exports may touch $22 billion in FY20: R Uday Bhaskar, director-general, Pharmexcil

While Indian exports to China are $230 million, the opportunity for exporters is to reduce import dependency on active pharma ingredients (APIs) and intermediates which is about $2.5 billion.

Pharma exports, Pharmexcil, Indian pharmaceutical sector, US market, generic drugs, Chinese market News

We expect to get back to double-digit growth by December: Shailendra Tyagi, CEO, education and stationery products business, ITC

Shailendra Tyagi, CEO (education and stationery products business division) ITC, tells BV Mahalakshmi during an interview that the Classmate Pulse 3D Notebook marks ITC Classmate’s commitment towards constantly enhancing us

Shailendra Tyagi, CEO, education & stationery products business, ITC News

Monitoring heart disease patients via an app

SMARThealth, an Indo-Australian mobile device-based clinical decision support system, allows community health workers to assess risks of cardiovascular diseases using basic equipment.

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OnePlus zooms in on Hyderabad for its first R&D facility in India

The Chinese handset maker plans to grow the facility into its biggest R&D centre over the next three years

Innovation in India, OnePlus, Hyderabad, OnePlus R&D centre in hyderabad, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning,  software innovation News

Amaravati may lose status of Andhra Pradesh capital due to funds crunch

Both the World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank decided not to fund the Amaravati project, which had earlier committed $500 million to it.

Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh capital, india news,  YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, world class city, Krishna, Guntur, Sivaramakrishna Committee  News

Andhra Pradesh ups land rates by 10 pct, realtors slam burden on buyers

According to local reports, projects worth over Rs 20,000 crore were awarded to Singapore and few other infrastructure companies for urban planning and development, transportation, waste and water management, power, building

Andhra Pradesh, land rate, land price, realtor, buyers, economy news,APCRDA,Anarock Property Consultants, Amaravati News

APSEZ may buy 72 pct stake in Krishnapatnam Port Company for Rs 5,500 crore

CVR Navayuga Group, along with family and friends, own 91% of Krishnapatnam Port and the balance 9.4% is held by the London-based equity firm 3i Group. The total amount invested for development of the port is in excess of Rs

APSEZ, Krishnapatnam Port, Krishnapatnam Port Company, industry news, infrasturcture news, KPCL  News

Adani’s Rs 70,000 crore plan to build solar-powered data centre parks in Andhra Pradesh in limbo

The Adani Group had signed an MoU with the AP government in January with a committed investment of Rs 70,000 crore for the next 20 years. Under this MoU, the company had planned to set up three green data centres and a 5 GW s

Adani, solar powered data centre, Andhra Pradesh, solar park, Adani group, Adani share price News

We have plans to reach 100 odd countries in next 2-3 years: CCL Products executive chairman Challa Rajendra Prasad

Over the past 25 years, the company has been consistently making investments in the coffee industry of more than Rs 750 crore on multi-location facilities.

CCL Products executive chairman Challa Rajendra Prasad News

Ikea India looking at integration of online and offline platforms

IKEA is transforming globally to become more accessible, affordable and sustainable. Our ambition is to create a more digitally-enabled IKEA to be able to reach many customers where they are and when they want to shop.

Ikea India, Ikea India CFO, offline platforms, online platform, multi-channel approach News

Machilipatnam port: Andhra Pradesh govt cancels project pact

The order issued by the department of industry, infrastructure, investment and commerce made it clear that the government reserved the liberty to claim compensation for the damages suffered by the government from Machilipatna

Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh government, Machilipatnam port, Machilipatnam port project, Machilipatnam Port Private Limited, infrastructure News

Kia eyes Seltos export from plant in Andhra Pradesh

The world’s 8th largest automaker rolled out the production version of its first car for India, Seltos, manufactured at its state-of-the-art facility in Anantapur.

kia, Andhra Pradesh, Seltos export, Anantapur, South Africa, south Asian countries, SUV model Seltos News

Amaravati construction: Andhra govt to approach World Bank, AIIB again, to also seek central funds

The Andhra Pradesh government will soon reopen talks with officials of the World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, seeking support for construction of the state's capital city, Amaravati, and a few other inf

Infrastructure News

Kaleshwaram project in double-quick time! Irrigation, drinking water project to resolve Telangana’s water woes

The mega irrigation and drinking water project is expected to largely resolve Telangana’s water woes

Kaleshwaram project, Telangana government, Kaleshwaram mega irrigation, K Chandrashekhar Rao, Godavari, Heavy Civil Infrastructure, L&T Construction News

Andhra Pradesh HC stays state government’s move to renegotiate PPAs

Renewable power producers had moved the high court challenging the government’s attempt to renegotiate PPAs and revise tariff.

Andhra Pradesh HC, Electricity Act, tariff for renewable power producers, APERC, discoms, Electricity Act News

Amaravati Capital Project: Andhra Pradesh now looks at Centre for funds

The YSR Congress Party has now formulated a sub-committee to probe alleged irregularities in the project, which is expected to be released next week.

Infrastructure News

Heart Network: A registry that maps heart health data in India

With the aim of improving preventive care for cardiovascular disease in India, Apollo Hospitals and Abbott are working towards building the country’s first cardiac registry.

Heart Network, registry, heart health data, India, Apollo Hospitals, health news
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