DGCA raises concern over 5G rollout, writes to telecom department

As India’s telecom operators prepare to launch 5G services, the country’s aviation safety regulator has written to the telecom department concerned about potential interference of the 5G C-Band spectrum with aircraft radio altimeters, The Indian Express has learned. A radio altimeter is an instrument that provides direct information about the altitude above the ground for various aircraft systems. The main concern of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) stems from the fact that these altimeters as well as part of the 5G telecom services operate in the C band.…

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Data shared in Lok Sabha: Ban orders sent by the center to Twitter until June of this year exceeded 2019 figure

Content and account blocking orders issued to Twitter by the Center in the first six months of 2022 exceeded the number of such orders issued to the social media platform in the whole of 2019. Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajiv Chandrashekhar With Lok Sabha on Wednesday, 1,122 ban orders were issued on Twitter through June 2022, compared to 1,041 such orders in all of 2019. In 2021, 2,851 ban orders were issued on Twitter under Section 69(a) of the Information Technology Act 2000, the highest number…

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Repression, Unclear Politics, Crypto Exchange Founders Leave India

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Many Indian entrepreneurs and developers in the Web 3.0 space are moving out of the country in a bid to shift the base to more crypto-friendly destinations. The founders of WazirX, India’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Nischal Shetty and Siddharth Menon, moved to Dubai with their families. Polygon’s founder, Sandeep Nailwal, is also among those who have relocated to Dubai over the past two years. This is in addition to a previous departure tour. ZebPay and Vauld moved to Singapore; CoinDCX now has a Singapore arm. This comes amid a gradual…

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Apple sends out invites for a March 8 launch event, likely focusing on the budget iPhone SE 3

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Apple sent out invitations Wednesday for the March 8 spring event, one of the first days for big tickets on its launch calendar. The digital event, which will begin at 10 AM PT (10:30 PM IST), has the theme “Peek Performance”. The logo is likely an indication that we will see a 5G iPhone SE. iPhone SE 2 (“SE” stands for “Special Edition”), which debuted at the start of the pandemic two years ago, is a popular budget iPhone but has been delayed in updating. The strategy of resurrecting the…

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Fame: #Parag Agrawal | Technology News, The Indian Express

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Parag Agrawal wrote in a note to Twitter employees on November 29, the day he was appointed CEO (CEO) of the microblogging platform. As Agrawal, 37, takes the job from Jack Dorsey — the embattled founder of a beleaguered company that has struggled to keep pace with contemporaries like Facebook — an IIT Bombay (IIT-B) graduate will be well aware of the spotlight he finds himself in as Twitter negotiates its free speech streak with governments All over the world, including India. While this may be the first time Agrawal…

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