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🤖 Google Enhances AI Chatbot Bard with App Integration 🚀📱
Google is ramping up its AI chatbot Bard, integrating it with various Google apps and services. Bard is getting smarter, being able to display pertinent information from tools like Gmail, Docs, Drive, YouTube, and travel services. This upgrade enhances the user experience by providing contextual information from a range of Google products. 🗂️
🏰 Disney in Talks with Reliance for Future of India Business 🌟📺
Walt Disney is reportedly in discussions with Reliance Industries regarding the future of its India business, including Star India's TV channels and the Disney+Hotstar streaming platform. Disney is exploring various strategic options, including potential joint ventures or an outright sale, as part of its ongoing efforts to optimize its presence in the Indian market. 🤝📱
🛵 Ola Seeks License for Bike Taxi Service in Karnataka 🚗📝
Ola's parent company, ANI Technologies, has officially applied for a license to operate an electric vehicle (EV) bike taxi service in Bengaluru and other towns in Karnataka. This move represents Ola's continued expansion efforts in the fast-growing EV mobility sector. Ola is relaunching its bike-taxi service in Bengaluru, leveraging its electric S1 scooters. 🌿🔌
🌐 Government Seeks Data Storage Info from Starlink 📡📊
The Indian government has requested additional information from Starlink, Elon Musk's satellite broadband provider, regarding its operations in India. Specifically, the government is seeking details about data storage and the transfer of data from India-based gateways. 📶🛰️
📢 X to Introduce Monthly Fee: Elon Musk 💰💬
Elon Musk, owner of X (formerly Twitter), has revealed plans to implement a monthly fee for all X users. This move aims to combat the influence of bots and enhance the platform's authenticity. The specifics of this fee, such as the amount and rollout date, have yet to be disclosed. 🐦💻
Offline, a private members’ community for tech founders and CEOs for India, has raised $2 million from a clutch of angel investors including Groww’s Lalit Keshre, Razorpay’s Harshil Mathur and Shashank Kumar, Xiaomi’s Hong Feng and Alvin Tse, Ultrahuman cofounders Mohit Kumar and Vatsal Singhal, in addition to cofounders of startups such as Shiprocket, Polygon, Park+, Fashinza, GoKwik, Mosaic Wellness and others.
Cricketer Deepak Chahar has bootstrapped to launch his own sports line, DNINE Sports. This is less than a year after he launched his fantasy sports app.
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