In this week's tech highlights, ISRO propels exploration missions, DeepMind's Demis Hassabis crowned world's smartest CEO, Agnikul Cosmos secures $26.7M for 3D-printed rocket, YouTube prompts ad-blocker removal, and Google Cloud collaborates with ONDC for a farmer-centric super app.
ISRO ‘very busy’ with various exploration missions in pipeline: Chairman
ISRO's Chairman announced that the Indian Space Research Organisation is actively engaged in multiple exploration missions. With a robust pipeline, ISRO is committed to advancing space science and technology for future endeavors.
Not Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg or Jeff Bezos: Meet world's smartest CEO, Demis Hassabis
Demis Hassabis, CEO of DeepMind, emerges as the world's smartest CEO, surpassing notable figures such as Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg. It sheds light on Hassabis' achievements and significant contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.
Chennai-based Agnikul Cosmos raises $26.7 million funding to develop 3D-printed rocket
Chennai-based Agnikul Cosmos has secured $26.7 million in Series B funding to propel the development of their 3D-printed rocket, Agniban. The funding aims to advance cost-effective and customizable solutions for satellite launches.
YouTube Now Wants You To Remove Ad-Blockers Or Pay To Get Ad-Free Videos
YouTube is urging users to disable ad-blockers or opt for a paid subscription to access ad-free videos. This move aims to enhance revenue generation through ad views and subscription models, offering users the choice between viewing ads or paying for an uninterrupted video experience.
Google Cloud to help farmers reap benefits of ONDC, power super app for citizen’s services
Google Cloud is set to collaborate with the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) to support farmers and enable the creation of a super app for citizen services. The partnership aims to leverage technology to improve agricultural outcomes and provide an integrated platform for citizen-centric services.