March 24th 2017 Science and Technology Current Affairs
May 19, 2017
Supercomputing facility will be set up at IIT-Kharagpur
Under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM), the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur will be provided with the supercomputing facility.
It is the first educational institution in India to have this facility.
The facility will provide computational support to all the users, to carry out research, teaching that involves High Performance Computing (HPC).
Samsung has Launched Digital Payment App ‘Samsung Pay’
Samsung, Android phone maker has launched digital payment application in India. The mobile application name is ‘Samsung Pay.’
The application aims to target the Indians adapting to the digital payment mode.
The mobile giant is trying to make use of the business opportunity created post Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetization drive.
As of now Samsung is tied with major banks HDFC,Axis, ICICI, Standard Chartered and State Bank of India.
Samsung works with MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) and NFC (near field communication).