Posts From Sanghamitra Kar

GoI’s e-Tourist Visa shows an increase of 893pc this year

BANGALORE, INDIA: Government of India launched Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA) enabled by Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA), presently known as e-Tourist Visa scheme on 27th November 2014. Nearly One Lakh Seventy Thousand Tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa during Jan-Aug 2015

Cheetah Mobile to strengthen its presence in Indian market

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cheetah Mobile announced its top four priorities for India which include expanding local partnerships, hiring local talent, promoting Cheetah Ad Platform, and investing in local startups. “Our top markets are India, USA and Europe.We have over 400 mn

Industrybuying raises Rs. 60cr to strengthen its platform

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Industrybuying.com has announced that it has raised funding of Rs. 60 crore led by Kalaari Capital, with participation from SAIF Partners and BEENEXT. The company had raised their Series A from SAIF Partners earlier this year. The

Electronics sector to get a boost of $400 bn in next few years

BANGALORE, INDIA: Inaugurating IESA’s Deftronics 2015, TRAI Chairman, R.S. Sharma said, that investment in the electronics manufacturing sector has not achieved its potential yet, though the current demand in the sector is valued at USD 100 billion. India’s electronics manufacturing sector

Data stealing malware targets India in Q2 2015

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The second quarter of 2015 was wrought with high profile vulnerabilities and hacks. India emerged as the top targeted nation by data-stealing malware to hijack business transactions and steal information from small and medium sized businesses. Each

Stayzilla brings app and a brand campaign

BANGALORE, INDIA: Stayzilla announced that it is strengthening its focus in the alternate stay segment with the launch of a new mobile application and a brand campaign that is specifically targeted at hosts. This initiative has been rolled with the

97pc cos increased revenues with access to customer data

BANGALORE, INDIA: Greater access to data, frequent use of analytic tools, and the adoption of data at higher levels of the organization lead to better sales performance, according to the findings of a global study released today by the Economist

Urban Ladder to measure its ads with Vizury’s analytics

BANGALORE, INDIA: Vizury has announced its partnership with Urban Ladder to help measure the efficacy of the online furniture company’s television advertisements. Vizury’s TV Analytics solution determines the spike in website traffic and the period of impact for every ad

Wake up to freebies and exclusive deals!

BANGALORE, INDIA: The Desidime Deal Alarm App surprises you with a freebie or an exclusive deal or a thought when alarm is switched off. So each morning when you turn off your alarm you will be getting a yawn-stifling, can’t-miss-deal

NASSCOM to host smart city hackathon

BANGALORE, INDIA: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) 10,000 Startups along with Bengaluru City Police, Embarq India, HackerEarth and IBM, is set to host a two day hackathon ‘The Urban Hack’ on October 3rd and 4th 2015.

Printing market dying? Well, not yet!

By : Sanghamitra Kar

In recent years with the boom of new advanced technologies, we assumed printing technology has taken a setback which does not hold true. Although, the requirements and the ways to use the conventional technology has changed, printing still is remains

Gemalto and Samsung launch Samsung Pay in Europe

AMSTERDAM, INDIA: Gemalto joins forces with Samsung to accelerate the deployment of Samsung Pay through Gemalto’s Allynis Trusted Service Hub (TSH). Samsung Pay is a simple and secure mobile payment service that will provide wider acceptance with NFC and MST

Twitter makes advertising easy for SMBs

BANGALORE, INDIA: Twitter has launched the self-service advertising platform to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in India. Twitter has expanded the platform reach of Twitter Ads globally from 33 countries to over 200 countries and territories. Now, SMBs from India

Wingify brings notCRUD to curate Indian innovations

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Wingify has announced the launch of notCRUD, to showcase the best of Indian product, technology and design thinking. The initiative aims to bring Indian product talent together to build amazing products out of India and showcase the

Zivame raises Rs. 250cr and brings its app too!

BANGALORE, INDIA: Zivame, announced that it has raised Series C round of Rs 250 crore from Zodius Technology Fund and Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia. Existing investors Unilazer, IDG Ventures and Kalaari Capital

Bank of India enhances security for card biz

MUMBAI, INDIA: Bank of India, has started Fraud Risk Management solution (FRM) for all its Card related business. The FRM solution will be managed by Worldline India, a subsidiary of Atos. Worldline India will provide the bank with a customized,

India’s security spending to rise by 8.3pc in 2015

BANGALORE, INDIA: Security spending in India is on pace to reach $1.11 billion in 2015, up 8.3 pc from $1.02 billion in 2014, according to Gartner, Inc. “Security spending will continue to grow in 2016 when revenue is projected to

NASSCOM startups woo Kolkata’s app developers

KOLKATA, INDIA: To inspire and empower the new age developers, 10,000 Startups along with IBM recently hosted 24 hours Hackathon which was about building mobile applications on the Bluemix platform. The Hackathon brought together developers, entrepreneurs and technology leaders together

Websites do not miss this!

BANGALORE, INDIA: Indusface has released a list of important statistics related to information security that every website should be aware of. Here is a list of important security stats that websites cannot afford to miss: Thirty thousand websites are hacked

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