India’s Reliance Jio inks deal with Microsoft to expand Office 365, Azure to more businesses; unveils broadband, blockchain, and IoT platforms

India’s Reliance Jio, which has disrupted the local telecom and features phone businesses in less than three years of its existence, is now ready to aggressively foray into many more businesses. In a series of announcements, the subsidiary of India’s largest industrial house Reliance Industries today said it will commercially launch its broadband service next
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America’s trucker shortage is about to hit consumers right where it hurts: in the kitty litter. McDonald’s Corp.’s long-time distributor Martin-Brower Co. is raising delivery fees, imperiling low menu prices, and Procter & Gamble Co., Church & Dwight Co. and Hasbro Inc. are sounding the alarm that higher freight fees could be passed on to
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Tom Chivers / New Statesman: UK’s Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health says that there is no evidence to support claims that screen time is harmful for children’s health  —  Correlation does not equal causation when it comes to screen time.  —  How much should we worry about our children using screens? Source link

Talks to end the shutdown of the US government finished on Saturday with no signs of movement on either side, following a threat by US President Donald Trump to use his executive powers to order the building of a border wall. “Not much headway made today,” President Trump tweeted. “Second meeting set for tomorrow. After
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The bitter rivals have come together in India to lobby the government on regulations that threaten to dampen their expansion ambitions. Among other things, the giant retailers are asking for an extension on a Feb. 1 deadline for implementing those rules, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The newly tightened regulations threaten to
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Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain on Saturday, as protests against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President Emmanuel Macron turned violent on the fringes. The latest “yellow vest” marches began peacefully but degenerated in the afternoon as protesters threw missiles at riot police
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff national championship media day (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts is ready to do whatever he can to help the Crimson Tide defeat Clemson in the national championship game. He’s not ready, however, to talk about his future at Alabama.
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HOUSTON — A simple truth is staring the Houston Texans in the face this week. To secure the franchise’s fourth playoff win, the Texans have to do something — anything — to keep Andrew Luck from turning their postseason into a one-and-done affair on Saturday (4:30 p.m. ET, ESPN). That’s it. “Very smart, tough guy,”
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Enlarge / No one wants to celebrate a company going away, though these organizations certainly seem to be on a tenuous track. Picture Post / Getty Images It’s come to this again: 2018 has passed, making the dumpster fire that was 2017 look a bit more like the glory days. Last year ended with the
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SEC filing: smart home camera maker Wyze Labs has raised $20M  —  Wyze Labs, the Kirkland, Wash.-based makers of a low-cost, smart home security camera, has raised $20 million in new funding according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. Source link

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