Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL) has announced a three-year partnership with IL&FS Education and Technology Services to provide holistic education solutions including hardware, software, training and certification to schools in the city of Visakhapatnam. To start with, 31 schools are being enabled with this solution. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the India Foundation Day for Smart Cities Mission held in Visakhapatnam.
Google’s education offering enables students to learn using open web technologies including apps and interactive content. The future classroom lab setup blends the needs of a digital classroom through the use of K-Yan, an integrated computer projector and personalized learning through the use of Chromebooks for each student. Under the partnership, the schools will be provided Chromebooks with GSuite for Education. The content on the Chromebooks will be available in both English and Telugu. The devices come with Chrome Management Console(CMC) for managed and secure learning experiences for students, when accessing the internet and professional development for teachers. The partnership includes skills training for teachers to enable them to effectively enhance the classroom experience. Finally, teachers will be certified on two educator level certifications to introduce edtech led teaching-learning in classrooms….Read More : http://www.varindia.com/news/google-helps-gvsccl-to-provide-education-to-visakhapatnam-school
In a recent news on Google to buy smartphone business of HTC, struggling from a long time to maintain revenues, and the devices haven’t exactly been a hit. In fact with the rise of Chinese players like Oppo, Vivo, Huawei and Xiaomi etc.According to a report by the Chinese publication Commercial Times, Google is considering two options to seal the deal with HTC that is reportedly building Google’s “Pixel 2” line of smartphones.
The Google acquisition is being cited given the close relationship between the two companies. HTC is strategic partner of Google by manufacturing the Google Pixel smartphone and the original Nexus phone was also a HTC device. Google is reportedly planning to “either become a strategic partner, or outright buy the entire smartphone unit”.
However, HTC’s virtual reality business (HTC Vive) would not be part of the deal…Read More
Digital assistants have been the “new trend” in technology for some time now. Every tech-giant whether Apple or Google, is trying to make their digitals assistant as humanely as possible but now with the recent research, you “smart” assistant can be taking orders from a stranger without you even knowing about it.
Researchers developed that Siri, Alexa and other voice control applications can now be controlled using inaudible ultrasonic commands. Hackers can get in your smartphones, open malicious websites and even gain access to your devices just by using this technique. The researchers have named this method “Dolphin” Attack. In summary, Google, Siri, and Alexa can now be hacked with an ….Read More
Google has confirmed that the latest Android 8.0 is known Android Oreo which was earlier known as Android O. As per news reports, Android Oreo will be available with compatible phones starting with Google’s own Pixel phones.
Talking about Google devices, Android O will be available for 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Google Pixel C, Google Pixel and the Google Pixel XL. The company also said that the devices which are already enrolled in the beta program will automatically get Android O update…..Read More
VMware has announced that it will become the first unified endpoint management (UEM) provider with full Chrome device management capabilities. VMware Workspace ONE, a digital workspace platform powered by VMware AirWatch UEM technology, will enable customers to unify management of Chrome devices alongside all other endpoints from a single console.
“The consumerization of the enterprise has left IT managing multiple operating systems on a variety of devices – some provided by the business and others brought in by employees. As Chrome OS continues to gain momentum, our customers are eager to manage these devices consistently along with all other endpoints including mobile devices. Using Workspace ONE, our customers will be able to securely manage the lifecycle of Chromebooks along with all their other endpoints giving them better security and a consistent user experience across all devices,” said Sumit Dhawan, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, End-User Computing, VMware….Read More
TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity company along with Facebook, Google, and PLDC (Pacific Light Data Communication), today announced that they will co-build the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN).
PLCN is a 12,800 km transpacific submarine cable system that will provide the first direct undersea route between Hong Kong and Los Angeles, California (USA) with ultra-high capacity transmission.
Scheduled for commercial launch in summer of 2018, PLCN will include TE SubCom’s C+L technology, a major step forward in available cable transmission capacity that effectively doubles the available bandwidth and capacity per fiber pair over a traditional C-band-only designed system. Once completed, PLCN will be the highest-capacity transpacific route.
“PLCN submarine cable will be among the lowest-latency fiber optic routes between Hong Kong and the US and the first to connect directly using ultra-high-capacity transmission,” said Wei Junkang, chairman, PLDC….Read More
To bring opportunities to more than 700 start-ups of TechHub across the globe, Google and TechHub have announced their global partnership.
David Grunwald, Google for Entrepreneurs’ Head of EMEA Partnerships, said, “We are excited to expand our work with TechHub beyond Google for Entrepreneurs’s Campus network, where we have collaborated successfully over a number of years. TechHub’s ‘community first’ values and their focus on supporting founders and start-ups with education and programmes align perfectly with the goals of Google for Entrepreneurs.”For More Details