18 December 2018 Current Affairs:
Global telecom, British Telecommunications giant, said it plans to set up a research centre in Bengaluru in partnership with the Indian Institute of Science. The British Telecom Indian Research Centre will focus on the development of artificial intelligence, mobility and cyber-security technologies for use in the company’s programmes, products, and services.
The India centre’s structure and organization will follow a model used for the British firm’s global research locations, combining academic, industry and government partnerships. It will join BT’s network of collaborative research facilities in China, Northern Ireland, the UAE, and the US.