Thursday, 8 April 2021
It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Google announced the dates for its annual developers' conference I/O 2021. On the other hand, WhatsApp announced new features for its business users.
So, here's what happened in tech today:
WhatsApp Business app gets new features
WhatsApp has expanded its offerings for business users and has added a few handy features that make the shopping experience better. These new features include better support for WhatsApp catalogs on desktops and the option to hide items that are out of stock.
Govt approves PLI scheme for PV module, white goods
The Union Government today approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme to boost the production of the solar PV (photo-voltaic) modules and white goods, which includes air conditioners and LED lights in India. The government approved a budgetary outlay of ₹4,500 crore for PV module and a budgetary outlay of ₹6,238 crore for white goods.