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To raise funds for Pulwama victims, fantasy sports platform StarPick to host tournament

Starpick has also suspended Pakistan Super League Tournaments (PSL) from the platform.

HCL secures 5,085 H1-B certifications in US, 5th most among top 10 tech firms

In Q1 of FY19, Deloitte Consulting topped the list with 18,306 H-1B specialist occupation labour certifications, followed by Apple with 16,426 H-1B speciality occupations.

In India, 88 smartphone brands fight for 0.3% market share, but how many will survive?

With users being spoilt for choice, the pinch would soon affect many of those 88 vendors, and most may either shut shop or enter newer businesses.

Infosys launches learning app ‘InfyTQ’ for engineering students

The platform encourages holistic development by imparting technical as well as professional skills and help students become industry ready.

Amazon, Flipkart in talks to pick up minority stake in kids apparel brand Hopscotch

Meanwhile, Hopscotch is also looking to raise funding of up to $60 million.

‘Urgent need to re-skill about 50 pc of India’s IT workforce’: Nasscom official

This is due to the growth of disruptive technologies like AI and Data Analytics, as per Nasscom's IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council chief executive Amit Aggarwal.

Tech Mahindra partners with University of Sydney to develop next-gen tech solutions

Students will work with an academic supervisor and industry experts, leveraging next-gen technologies like AI, ML, VR, AR and IoT in Tech Mahindra's Makers lab.

Twitter working on Snapchat-like camera feature: Report

"Twitter's new Snapchat-style camera, codenamed 'News Camera' is coming soon!," tipster Jane Manchun Wong tweeted on Friday.

Twitter may introduce ‘clarify’ feature for tweets instead of edit option

The "clarify" feature will allow users to add additional context to a tweet without changing the original content.

TikTok committed to complying with Indian laws, hires local teams to monitor content

TikTok’s parent company ByteDance has reportedly been lobbying with the government to save its Indian operations, its largest market outside China.