Tech Wrap: Airtel announces 5G ready network, Apple announces Q1 2021 results
More tech news includes Microsoft showing off Taj Mahal inspired office space in Noida and WhatsApp rolling out a new privacy feature for desktop users.
It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Airtel announced its 5G ready network in Hyderabad. On the other hand, Microsoft showed off its newest office space in India.
In addition to that Apple announced it Q1 2021 results.
So, here's what happened in tech today:
Apple doubled its business in India in the last quarter: Tim Cook
Apple doubled its business in India last quarter compared to a year ago, said CEO Tim Cook during the company's Q1 2021 earnings call. “Like if you take India as an example, we doubled our business last quarter compared to the year ago quarter,” he said.
WhatsApp rolls out new privacy feature for desktop users
WhatsApp is adding a new layer of security for its desktop and web apps. WhatsApp users will now have to verify before linking their accounts to web or desktop. Here are all the details.
Microsoft shows off Taj Mahal inspired office in Noida
Microsoft has opened a new India Development Center (IDC) facility in India that is going to serve as a premier hub for cutting-edge engineering and innovation. The new IDC is located in Noida.
Instagram stories on desktop get a new design
Instagram today released an update that gives Instagram Stories a new look on desktop. The new layout for Instagram Stories on desktop is available to all users now.
Airtel announces 5G ready network in Hyderabad
Bharti Airtel on announced that it had become the country's first telecom operator to demonstrate and orchestrate 5G services over a commercial network in Hyderabad. The company said that if permitted by the authorities, Airtel customers can start experiencing 5G networks in India in a matter of months.