Tech wrap: India’s first ever Facebook concert, a mural so big that you can see it from space and the gender inequality in India’s IT sector

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  • India's is going to see its first ever Facebook Live concert that will go on for 24 hours on World Music Day.
  • An Indian artists made a floor mural so big that you can look it up on Google Maps and see it from space.
  • The IT sector in India has three times as many male employees than females in its workforce.
  • The US planning to cap H-1B visa grants to Indian citizens at 10-15%.

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​World Music Day 2019 will see the first-ever live concert on Facebook in India

​World Music Day 2019 will see the first-ever live concert on Facebook in India

VH1 India and MTV beats are collaborating to bring users India’s first ever Facebook Live concert, Long Live Music, on World Music Day 2019. There will be over 40 artists performing including Aastha Gill and Arjun Kanungo over the course of 24 hours starting at midnight on June 22.

​An Indian artist created a mural so big that you can see it from space — or on Google Maps

​An Indian artist created a mural so big that you can see it from space — or on Google Maps

A rangoli, Indian art form of floor murals, has been captured by Google satellites and can be seen from space — or using your Google Maps mobile app. The mural stretches over 250,000 square feet and took the artist 2,500 kilograms of seeds to complete.

​India’s IT sector has nearly three times more males in the workforce than females: Report

​India’s IT sector has nearly three times more males in the workforce than females: Report

India’s IT sector only sees a female representation of 26% versus 74% of the workforce is male. A new report by the Universum shows that engineering and the IT sector at large have been actively hiring but gender equality remains a challenge for them to overcome.

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