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Fujitsu in merger talks to sell off its PC business to Lenovo

By : CIOL Writers

Japanese firm Fujitsu is reportedly in talks to merge its struggling PC business with Chinese computer giant Lenovo. With the coming of smartphone technology and tablets, this Tokyo based company which was once a major player in the Personal Computing

Microsoft offering MacBook owners $650 discount to switch over to Surface Pro

By : CIOL Writers

Merely hours after the launch of Apple new MacBook Pro, Redmond based Microsoft made a surprising announcement that in the U.S. can trade in their MacBook Air or MacBook Pro at the Microsoft Store (retail or online) for up to

Google parent Alphabet posts 26pc increase in profits on mobile, video ads

By : CIOL Writers

Google parent Alphabet topped analysts’ estimates for third-quarter profit and revenue to post earnings of $9.06 per share, adjusted and a revenue of $22.45 billion. Wall Street was looking for earnings of $8.64 per share on revenue of $22.05 billion.

Amazon is acquiring publishing business of Tata-owned Westland

By : CIOL Writers

US-based e-tailer Amazon is buying the publishing business of Tata-owned Westland for an undisclosed sum that will enable authors of Westland, a subsidiary of Tata Group firm Trent, to grow their physical and digital book businesses in India as well

Samsung is still the leader in India’s smartphone market

By : CIOL Writers

India is one of the most lucrative smartphone markets in the world and every brand wishes to share a pie in here. But the cut-throat competition and the diverse needs of the Indian population is a huge challenge for every

Google’s neural networks capable of creating their own encryption

By : CIOL Writers

Encryption is the most effective way to secure your database. Tech giants like Apple, WhatsApp and Facebook are battling to keep the messages encrypt on their products. However, what if the technology or machine itself starts keeping secrets without any

LinkedIn reports 18 pc increase in its user base for Q3

By : CIOL Writers

LinkedIn has released its third quarter earnings report with revenue of $960 million, an annual increase of 23 percent, and an earnings per share of $1.18 beating Wall Street expectations of $959 million and EPS of $0.91. The revenues for

Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion

By : CIOL Writers

Qualcomm has announced that its acquiring NXP Semiconductors for $47 billion in an all-cash deal. The acquisition, which will bring the two chip-making giants – Qualcomm and NXP – together, is the largest in the history of the semiconductor industry.

Dixcy Textiles selects Infor to enhance its core business processes

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hosiery-maker Dixcy Textiles Pvt Ltd has chosen Infor solutions to enhance core business processes and user experience for employees. With over 3,000 employees, Dixcy Textiles has the capacity to produce up to 6,25,000 pieces of garment a day

Paytm partners LogiNext to scale up its logistics

By : CIOL Writers

Alibaba-backed Paytm ties up with LogiNext, a software-based logistics startup, to further extend its marketplace services and scale its logistics in Tier III and IV towns. The collaboration with LogiNext enables Paytm to reduce costs and increase sales via daily

Amazon & Flipkart to face legal proceedings for violating packaging norms

By : CIOL Writers

Both Amazon and Flipkart have been on a high since the success of their Diwali sales. But seems like the two forgot some legalities and regulations while luring customers with discounts and offers. Maharashtra Govt’s Legal Metrology Organisation (LMO) has

Twitter kills Vine but quarterly earnings look promising

By : CIOL Writers

Twitter’s long and lone battle to find a stronghold in the market, has left many with very little hope from the company. Google, Disney, Salesforce etc, who were once keen for an acquisition deal, have also lost interest now. Then,

Behold, the new MacBook pro is finally here

By : CIOL Writers

We are already smitten!! The new MacBook Pro is finally here and everyone is going gaga over it, including us! The long four-year wait ended yesterday at a special event at Cupertino’s campus where Tim Cook unveiled the refreshed version

Alibaba unveils ‘Global E-Commerce Talents’ programme in India

By : CIOL Writers

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has launched its “Global E-commerce Talents” (GET) programme in India aimed at equipping students, small business professionals and entrepreneurs with the competitive skills and essential resources required to prepare for the global e-commerce industry, the company

MeitY to notify phone makers to support a 3rd regional language from July’17

By : CIOL Writers

Despite the opposition from phone companies and the Indian Cellular Association, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has decided to notify phone companies to support a third regional language along with Hindi and English. According to an Economic Times

itel emerges as a strong rival to Gionee, Xiaomi and Oppo in India

The rise of emerging brands in the Indian smartphone market is on the rise. In 2015, emerging smartphone brands contributed 16% of the overall shipments, compared to mere 3% in 2013 and this year it is likely to contribute up

ASSOCHAM & SAP launch resource centre to make businesses GST-ready

BANGALORE, INDIA: SAP and ASSOCHAM have launched a knowledge sharing resource centre to educate and empower organizations to manage changes in their business processes and information systems from the impending GST roll-out. Automation and encapsulation of the compliance measures into the IT systems

Wipro bags 5-yr energy management services deal with Speciality Restaurants

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro has won a five-year energy management services contract with Speciality Restaurants Ltd., a leading fine dining operator in India, with 107 restaurants spread across India, Bangladesh, Tanzania and Doha in Qatar. The EcoEnergy business of Wipro will

HPE & Intel open 3rd CoE in India to help users experience HPC through ‘As-a-Service’ model

BANGALORE, INDIA: After Houston, Texas, and Grenoble, France, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Intel has announced the launch of its third Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Bangalore that will help demonstrate High Performance Computing (HPC)-as-a-service for customers. Customers also can access this infrastructure

Yes Bank partners Tonetag to integrate sound-based payments in its wallet

By : CIOL Writers

Yes Bank has tied up with ToneTag, a proximity communication company, to integrate and deploy ToneTag sound based contactless payments on their mobile wallet Yes Pay. The technology that enables sound-based communication will allow Yes Pay wallet users to make