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Adani Enterprises gets land in Noida for 'one of largest data centres'🏢
Adani Enterprises has acquired 34,275 sq metres of property in Noida for Rs103.41 Cr in order to build a data centre with a total investment plan of Rs2,400 Cr, according to a top Noida authority official.
The Noida data centre is likely to be ‘one of the largest data centres’ in the country, the Adani Group said.
The Noida authorities had allotted close to 2 mn sq ft of industrial land to 13 companies, including Adani, as part of Uttar Pradesh’s strategy to attract investment and employment in the state.
Govt launches instant messaging platform 'Sandes'💬
Clashes with Facebook-owned WhatsApp over end-to-end encryption and New IT Rules accelerated rollout of Sandes app.
Just like WhatsApp, 'Sandes' can be used by any individual with a valid mobile number and an email ID. It is being test-run on govt employees and agencies for now.
According to the app description on the Play Store, Sandes is only hosted on government infrastructure. Its privacy and data policy are governed by the Indian govt's rules and regulations.
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Zomato has begun rolling out its grocery services in specific areas and for selected users on a pilot basis in Delhi. This comes as part of Zomato's plan to add online grocery services to its app.
Musk's Neuralink raises over $200mn from Google🧠
Neuralink intends to implant wireless brain-computer chips to aid in the treatment of neurological conditions such as Alzheimer's, dementia, spinal cord injuries, and fuse humanity with artificial intelligence.
Neuralink, which was co-founded by Musk in 2016, will use the capital to promote its first product, N1 Link, as well as for research and development.
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✅ Rolex Rings IPO subscribed 130.43 times on the final day. Rolex Rings serves approximately 60 customers in 17 countries with automotive components.🔩
✅ Tokyo Olympics 2020: Lovlina Borgohain advances to the semi-finals, ensuring India's first boxing medal.🏅
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