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      • India's digital payments infra to grow three-fold in 2017: MeitY

        ECONOMICTIMES/IANS APR-2017. The infrastructure of digital payments in India is expected to increase three-fold by the end of 2017 with almost five million electronic point of sale (PoS) machines, the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) said on Wednesday."We expect that by December, the number will actually go up to five million PoS,..

      • Twitter Lite announced; company to partner with Vodafone in India

        INDIANEXPRESS APR-2017. Twitter has announced Twitter Lite, which is a global product out of India, and a new partnership with Vodafone in India. Twitter Lite as the name suggests is a more data friendly version of the website, designed for mobile web, and is addressed towards markets like India where internet connectivity remains an issue. Twitter Lite is based on Google’s progressive web apps.

      • A digital pot that can automatically provide water to plants

        TIMESOFINDIA/TNN APR-2017. To realize the 'Digital India' and 'Green India' dreams of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a group of city's young professionals has developed a fully digital plant pot, probably the first of its kind. The unique pot can automatically provide water to hundreds of plants at a time without any manual effort.