Samsung to Get Incentives for Setting Up Display Factory in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh government on Friday said it will give financial incentives to South Korea’s Samsung Electronics to set up a $654.36 million (Rs. 4,825 crores) display factory.

Samsung is relocating the factory to the state from China, the Uttar Pradesh administration said in a statement, a move that will help boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship drive to make India a manufacturing hub.

India is the world’s second-biggest smartphone market with significant growth potential, which has driven companies such as Samsung to expand locally.

New Delhi earlier this year also approved financial incentives — under a $6.65 billion (roughly Rs.

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How to shoot a great family holiday video on your phone


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Creating a lovely short film at home could be a great thing to send to those family members you’re missing this year, who would no doubt love to feel connected with the good times they’re missing out on. And the great thing is that with awesome cameras and even great editing software built right into your phone, it’s never been easier to shoot a delightful video to share with loved ones, whether you’ve got the brand-new iPhone 12 Pro Max ($1,099 at Amazon) or an older-generation Android phone.

Here, then, are my top tips you should

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Galaxy Note 20 Ultra’s new Gorilla Glass is tough, but we still broke it

Samsung went all-out for the Note 20 Ultra, putting a powerful camera and gorgeous screen in its most premium design yet with what Samsung claims is the strongest glass ever used on a phone. It’s the first phone, and the only one of Samsung’s new line-up to have the latest Gorilla Glass Victus on both the front and back which is more resistant against both scratches and drops, according to Corning. The regular Note 20 has Gorilla Glass 5 (now two generations old) on the front, and plastic on the back, but it costs almost $300 less than

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All the Pixel 5 features that Google just made available on Pixel 3 and 4

Features from the Pixel 5 and 4A 5G are now available on older Pixel phones.


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One of the most underrated aspects of owning a Pixel phone is the steady stream of software updates. A great example of this is Google’s December update, which takes a handful of nifty features we’ve seen on the new Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G and gives them to 2018’s Pixel 3 phones and newer.

Software additions include:

  • Hold for Me: You can have Google Assistant take your place when on hold and notify you when a real person is back on the
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Cyberpunk 2077 Developer CD Projekt Promises Full Bonuses to Employees in Email Despite Buggy Release

Executives at Polish video game publisher CD Projekt SA took responsibility for the buggy release of the highly-anticipated title Cyberpunk 2077 this week, telling staff on Friday in an email obtained by Bloomberg that they will receive their full bonuses no matter how the game is reviewed. Previously, CD Projekt developers were told they would receive extra pay based on the game’s critical performance.

Cyberpunk 2077, which came out Thursday, is one of the year’s biggest games and a monumental release for the Polish publisher, which only makes new titles every few years. The sci-fi role-playing game sold more

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Conversational AI: Inside Rasa’s open source approach

Commentary: Rasa isn’t the only open source approach to natural language processing, but its large community suggests it’s doing something right.

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You want a conversational artificial intelligence (AI) platform? No problem–you just need to choose one. Microsoft has one (LUIS). So does Google (Dialogflow). AWS? Yep. (Lex.) But don’t stop now: There are hundreds of options (from Kore.ai to SAP to Cisco’s MindMeld to etc. etc.). 

Rasa‘s approach just might stand out.

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“We think that infrastructure for conversational interfaces in the long run will be open source,”

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