An Ultra-New Tech Skyline at Godrej – But Why?

Pratima H MUMBAI, INDIA: Godrej’s 2020 vision is witnessing a big chapter this year, with the

CRY tees go online

NEW DELHI, INDIA: FREECULTR Express, the fashion e-commerce platform has launched an online tee store with CRY- Child Rights and You. The goal of the online store is to help 30,513 children across CRY supported projects in the The store

IBM accelerates productivity with SMAC technologies

BANGALORE, INDIA: IBM revealed its latest innovations designed to help organizations drive growth and productivity using cloud, analytics, mobile and social technologies. According to IBM IBV study titled Innovating India – In pursuit of global leadership, the path forward to

China eyes Indian start-ups

GURGAON, INDIA: Chinese investors have acquired a minority stake in Growthword Digital Private Limited, the holding company of iamWire, a content provider for the e-commerce industry. The talks were led by Beijing based Li Tao, Founder & CEO, APUS Group;

PM digitizes Ramcharitmanas

BANGALORE, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released the digital version of Ramcharitmanas, as a set of digital CDs produced by All India Radio. Praising the efforts of the artistes who had contributed to this musical production, the Prime Minister

Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter handle hacked

MUMBAI, INDIA: Amitabh Bachchan, one of the Bollywood A listers to join social media, is a worried man. A hacker has managed to break the codes securing his Twitter handle! An angry Bachchan confirmed the development and tweeted, Baffled by the

Chinese drone maker catches Intel fantasy

MUMBAI, INDIA: Having made investments in PrecisionHawk and Airware, Intel has now invested more than $60 million in Chinese drone maker, Yuneec International. Yuneec is one of the global players in electric aviation. Founded in Hong Kong, the company produces a

Wipro hires former TCS veteran to strengthen EM business

BANGALORE, INDIA: In a bid to strengthen its emerging markets, Wipro has roped in former TCS veteran Ankur Prakash. Prakash who joins Wipro as Vice President, Emerging Markets, Latin America, Africa and Canada, will report to Abidali Z Neemuchwala, Group President

What happened to SQL-NoSQL Campwars?

Pratima H BANGALORE, INDIA: The database world was a boring but a calm place when just a few names from the Relational Royalty and SQL folks ruled the space. Things however started to shake with the influx of open source

Is your BI really giving you the promised RoI?

Nikhilesh Kumar Tiwari MUMBAI, INDIA: Implementing a BI solution along with a data warehouse is a costly affair for any company and the cost runs in many thousands of dollars. A bulk of these expenses occur on licensing, services and

HR Controversies

Facebook hits milestone with 1 billion log-ins

MUMBAI, INDIA: Facebook, the world’s largest social media site has crossed a milestone. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook has announced one billion people logged on to Facebook on a single day—the first time ever in the company’s history. In his blog

Micromax confirms Sanjay Kapoor’s exit

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Sanjay Kapoor, who played a pivotal role in fuelling the growth of Micromax in the Indian smart phone market, has quit. “Sanjay Kapoor has decided to move on. Appropriate announcements will be made in due course. We

ADI brings zero-drift low-noise op amp for board design

BANGALORE, INDIA: Analog Devices introduced the first in a new series of high-voltage, low-noise, zero-drift, precision operational amplifiers that reduce system noise, cost, board space, and development time by providing on-chip electro-magnetic interference (EMI) filtering and eliminating the need for

Uber and the phantom cabs

MUMBAI, INDIA: The next time your Uber app promises you a cab in seconds, do cross check. The taxi hailing company is displaying cabs on the Uber app, when in reality there is none. In short, it is deceiving customers

SMEs are moving ICT discussions from the realms of IT department to the Board room

By : Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai Prateek Pashine, Head, Enterprise Business, Tata Teleservices, talks about overall the technology landscape, the impact of new technologies on the enterprises and SMEs, in an interview with CIOL These are good days for the IT vendors. With India

GoI to spend Rs 48,000 crore on 98 smart cities

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Government of India will spend Rs 48,000 crore in developing 98 smart cities over the next five years. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious project with announcement of criteria and guidelines for 100 smart cities

Intel opens its first Maker Lab in India to bring innovative ideas of startups to life

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intel unveiled the Intel India Maker Lab in its Bangalore campus today to help promising startups design, develop, test, prototype and market their solution. The lab will focus on enhancing the maker capability for startups in India. Kumud

Adobe veteran Rajiv Mangla joins Snapdeal as CTO

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Online marketplace Snapdeal brings Rajiv Mangla, the VP Engineering-Digital Marketing of Adobe Systems on board as Chief Technology Officer. Rajiv brings over 20 years’ of experience in Engineering and leading product tech teams. In his new role, Rajiv will

70 TB of data – that’s what Microsoft manages daily

BANGALORE, INDIA: “Data business is booming and the global data market that is available for data platforms to tap is a whopping $1.6 Trillion. Real companies make real products and real solutions based on data. Microsoft Data Strategy would be to