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Canon aims to boost workplace efficiency with new set of printers

BANGALORE, INDIA: Canon India recently has introduced the third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE series and an A3 color multi-function device (MFD) iRC3020 targeted towards a wide base of customers in the commercial, enterprise and government sector including the emerging segment of

Snapdeal decides to be on its own; No merger with Flipkart

By : CIOL Writers

Snapdeal, run by Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd has finally decided to run as an independent identity, howsoever small, thus putting all reports about a merger with rival Flipkart to rest. “Snapdeal has been exploring strategic options over the past several

Apple bans VPN apps on the App Store in China, Russia follows suit

By : CIOL Writers

Apple is removing virtual private networks (VPN) services from its App Store in China. VPN service allows users to bypass China’s so-called “Great Firewall” aimed at restricting access to overseas sites. The move was first noted by ExpressVPN, a provider based outside of

New iPhone’s screen design & face unlocking feature confirmed by HomePod firmware

By : CIOL Writers

While most of Apple’s upcoming device features, like the specifications and design, are a well-kept secret. But one of Apple’s own device gave away some insides.  According to a report filed by The Verge, Apple’s HomePod, the Siri-based intelligent speaker, incidentally

UIDAI accuses Ola-owned Qarth of Aadhaar data misuse

By : CIOL Writers

The Unique Identification Authority of India(UIDAI) has filed a complaint against Ola-owned Qarth Technologies for misusing data accessed from the Aadhaar website. Chennai-based Qarth Technologies was acquired by cab aggregator Ola in March 2016, in a bid to strengthen Ola’s mobile wallet

Chip design startup Invecas acquires Lattice’s design team, lab assets

By : CIOL Writers

Invecas, the US-based silicon proven IP Solutions and ASIC Design Services provider optimized for advanced process technologies, embedded software and system-level solutions, has announced that it is acquiring Lattice Semiconductor’s HDMI design team and Simplay Labs subsidiary, which oversees standards compliance and

Famed Jeep hackers Charlie Miller & Chris Valasek join GM’s startup ‘Cruise’

By : CIOL Writers

Famed security experts Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek are joining General Motor’s self-driving car company, Cruise. They are famous for remotely hacking a Jeep Grand Cherokee in 2015. Miller and Valasek are reuniting at the autonomous driving start up Cruise

Traffic lights come to pavement for smartphone-addicted pedestrians

By : CIOL Writers

Because it’s almost impossible to make people take their eyes off their smartphones, the city administrations across the globe have found a new way to ensure that smartphone-addicted pedestrians don’t pay the price with their lives for their addiction. From Augsburg

Inside HCL:VDI and more

Pratima H INDIA: Observing and acknowledging actual needs, gaps and possibilities is just one of the

Snapdeal-Flipkart deal may have come to a dead end

By : CIOL Writers

After six months of discussions and negotiations, looks like Snapdeal is still stuck where it was

Reliance Jio wants to know how many people are interested in its free phone

By : CIOL Writers

After announcing its much-publicized ‘free’ phone that comes at a fully-refundable Rs 1,500 security deposit, Reliance

Amazon acquires GameSparks to boost its gaming portfolio: Report

By : CIOL Writers

Though Amazon did not make any public announcement in its Q2 earnings report, the company, in the

BSNL asks broadband users to change password after malware attack

By : CIOL Writers

State-owned telecom operator BSNL on Thursday said that it was hit by a malware attack earlier in the

What Next in Digital Transformation?

By : Anil Chopra

Most enterprises today are serious about leveraging digital technologies to transform their business, be it for

Baidu partners with Paypal to tap China’s payments market

By : CIOL Writers

According to a Reuters report, China’s Baidu has entered into a partnership with PayPal to tap the

Facebook Messenger Platform 2.1 brings new tools to enhance conversations

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook launched Messenger Platform 2.1, which includes new and improved features that allow businesses to develop

Amazon beats revenue estimates but misses on profit in Q2

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon’s earnings plunged 77 percent in the second quarter of 2017 as the company continues to

Apple bids goodbye to iPod nano and shuffle

By : CIOL Writers

It has been a tough week for nostalgic techies. Earlier this week Microsoft discontinued its iconic

Now book an Ola ride to any restaurant from the Zomato app

By : CIOL Writers

Ride hailing firm Ola has tied up with restaurant search and discovery service Zomato enabling users

Fitbit adds Cortana Support to its devices

By : CIOL Writers

Fitbit, the activity tracking American company now works with Cortana, Windows’ virtual personal assistant. Earlier in