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Celes Care launches first virtual clinic for women in India

HYDERABAD, INDIA: Celes Care, a digital healthcare start-up today launched India’s first virtual health clinic for women. Founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Raghu Bathina and US Certified Interventional Radiologist, Dr. Rajah Koppala, the company aims to provide women of all ages

Nokia and MediaTek to collaborate on 5G tech

SPAIN: MediaTek and Nokia at MWC announced plans to collaborate on the design of a next-generation mobile communication system for 5G technology. The partnership intends to bring to market a 5G-ready ecosystem for network operators and end users by bridging

RJio will work with Samsung to enhance 4G coverage and 5G-readiness

SPAIN: At MWC, Samsung and Reliance Jio announced a joint project, “I&G (Infill & Growth) to upgrade current LTE mobile communication services across India by expanding both the current network capacity as well as network coverage. The project sets a

Microsoft to end Skype WiFi by March 31 to focus on ‘core’ features

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has announced that it will discontinue its Skype WiFi service as of March 31 to focus on ‘core’ features. Skype’s WiFi service that proved quite popular with travelers looking to minimize data roaming charges lets users buy Wi-Fi access in

SpaceX to send 2 people on a trip around the moon next year

By : CIOL Writers

Elon Musk looks set to send two people on a trip around the moon. the two travelers have already been picked, and SpaceX says they paid “a significant” amount for the privilege. Apparently, these two individuals approached SpaceX on their own

Uber’s SVP Amit Singhal quits over sexual harassment allegations during Google tenure

By : CIOL Writers

Uber’s SVP of engineering, Amit Singhal has been shown the door by the company’s CEO Travis Kalanick, Recode reports. Reportedly, Singhal failed to disclose a sexual harassment allegation made against him at Google. Singhal worked as the vice president of search at Google

Mozilla acquires read-it-later app Pocket

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla has acquired Pocket, the startup that makes tools for saving articles and videos to view them later for an undisclosed sum. The Pocket code will become a part of the Mozilla open-source project, Mozilla chief business and legal officer Denelle Dixon-Thayer

Samsung Galaxy S8 to be launched on March 29 in NYC

By : CIOL Writers

Though Samsung made it obvious that this year’s Mobile World Congress will not witness the launch of the Galaxy S8, the South-Korean company also doesn’t want the new rivals, like Nokia 3310, BlackBerry, LG, or Huawei to steal the show

In four months, Sony has sold nearly 1mn VR headsets

By : CIOL Writers

Underlining the growing demand for VR gaming hardware in the market, Sony has revealed official sales numbers for PSVR, and let us tell it’s high. In an interview with the New York Times, President and Global CEO of Sony Interactive

GoPro’s Quik video editing app to be part of Huawei’s P10 & P10 plus smartphones

By : CIOL Writers

GoPro has announced a partnership with Huawei Group according to which GoPro’s Quik mobile video editing app will come integrated within the photo Gallery on devices based on Huawei EMUI 5.1 version, including the new Huawei P10 and Huawei P10

ItzCash invests in expense management fintech startup Finly

By : CIOL Writers

Digital payments company ItzCash has made an equity investment in the Bangalore-based expense management fintech startup Finly. The deal has been bought to fruition through part equity investment and part business partnership. “The expense management market for corporates is approximately a

Oppo brings world’s first periscope-styled 5x lossless zoom capability on smartphones

By : CIOL Writers

Things seem to be getting better by the day at the MWC’17. In line with the spate of new technologies unveiled at the event, Chinese tech giant Oppo gave a glimpse of the groundbreaking “5x Dual Camera Zoom” technology, the

Prakash Mallya to succeed Debjani Ghosh as new Intel South Asia MD

Intel’s Managing Director for South Asia, Debjani Ghosh is reportedly leaving in March after her 21 years stint in the company. She has been the Managing Director for Intel in South Asia since 2012. Reports suggest that the leadership change was announced

Understanding user behaviors and intent is crucial for investing right in security

For years, the cybersecurity industry has focused primarily on securing technology infrastructure. The challenge, however, lies with this approach only, reveals Forcepoint’s new study. The survey’s results reveal a potential upside associated with understanding users’ behaviors and intent as they

Airtel abolishes national roaming to counter RJio, revises international roaming charges too

Airtel today announced that starting April 1, 2017, Airtel customers roaming within India will enjoy free incoming calls/SMS and there will be no premium on outgoing calls allowing them to speak freely wherever they are within the country. Starting April

Paytm unveils standalone marketplace app, Paytm Mall

Paytm E-commerce has announced the launch of its new Paytm Mall app on Android. The iOS app is also on the cards. Paytm Mall will offer a unique combination of the Mall and Bazaar concepts to Indian consumers listing over

82pc businesses in India see security as the biggest risk factor in Digital Cohesion

SPAIN: A study into business and consumer attitudes towards the readiness for an era of Digital Cohesion as an inevitable, positive societal development-an era in which multiple applications self-assemble to deliver new, predictive services that continuously adapt to users’ behavior,

HMD unveils 3 new smartphones; resurrects Nokia 3310 and iconic Snake game

By : CIOL Writers

HMD Global, the new home for Nokia phones made the most awaited announcement of MWC in the form of a new version of the cult status game, Snake and a rebirth of one of the best-selling feature phones of all time, Nokia

BlackBerry hopes to deliver again with a physical keyboard

By : CIOL Writers

After HMD Global, who is leveraging the nostalgia around the widely popular Nokia 3310 to relaunch the legendary phone, TCL too is bringing back the BlackBerry from the grave, with a physical keyboard. Ahead of Mobile World Congress 2017, TCL, a billion dollar

Joining Google’s Android Wear 2.0 party, Huawei launches Watch 2 & Watch 2 Classic

By : CIOL Writers

2016 may not have been a great year for the smartwatch segment, but with the arrival of Android Wear 2.0 from Google, other tech companies are joining the party and rolling out their contribution to the market. HTC, who unveiled a smartwatch