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Google Assistant launches support for third-party apps in India

Google has activated support for third-party apps in its Google Assistant product in India.Before this, it was not possible for third-party apps to be launched or accessed via Google Assistant in India. Google Assistant is the company's artificial intelligence-based mobile phone search and assistance app similar to Siri from

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Idea sees half of India remain 2G-only in 2022, to refarm 900 MHz for 4G

About 600-650 mln telecom customers in India will remain 'pure 2G' users even in the year 2022, while 4G users would swell from 175 mln to 750 mln, said Himanshu Kapania, CEO of India's fourth largest telecom operator Idea Cellular.At present, India has around 1.05 bln active telecom users,

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Just Dial says no acquisition proposal from Google ‘yet’

Just Dial, the local classifieds company, said it "does meet relevant corporates for exploring any business or strategic opportunities and tie-ups", but there is no proposal to be acquired by Google "as of now".The statement came in response to a report in the Business Standard daily that said Google

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Tata Motors’ JLR retail sales flat in October as UK, US markets slow

Tata Motors said its overseas subsidiary Jaguar Land Rover saw retail sales grow 0.2% in October to 46,418 vehicles.Jaguar retail sales were down 14.3% to 12,336 vehicles in October, primarily reflecting lower sales of the Jaguar XE, said Tata Motors.Land Rover retailed 34,082 vehicles in October, up 6.8%, led

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Hathway Broadband starts FTTH, data use up 26% in 3 months

Hathway Digital said it has started rolling out fiber-to-the-home services in congested areas, and also reported a strong increase in data use after slashing prices and increase quotas.For the three months ended September, an average consumer on Hathway Broadband increased her consumption to 98 GB per month, or 3.2

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Bharti Airtel offers one more 4G phone for Rs 1,349 effective price

After Karbonn, Bharti Airtel has now tied up with Celkon to offer a full touchscreen 4G smartphone at an effective price of Rs 1,349 and an upfront cost of Rs 2,849.The partnership is part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative. It had announced a similar offer in association with

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