Posts From Soma Tah

Unlocking the true power of Big Data with Machine Learning

Arvind Purushothaman Machine learning is taking a big leap in Big Data stream. Today, Google predicts that you should leave now to catch a flight and Amazon recommends a book that you should read- are a few of the many

HPE CEO Meg Whitman to step down early next year; Antonio Neri to succeed

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Chief Executive Officer, Meg Whitman will step down early next year, said the company. She will be succeeded by HPE president, Antonio Neri, effective February 1, 2018. Meg Whitman, however, will remain on the HPE Board of Directors.

Invisible wearables set to be the next big customer experience game changer

Mohit Sharma The world is witnessing a great spurt in the adoption of IoT and connected devices. Today, everything is becoming connected – from the TV at home, the shelf space in the grocery store to the machines in factories

Cisco brings financing options and solutions to help cities achieve their smart city visions

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cisco said that it has added new functionality to its newly renamed connected digital platform, Cisco Kinetic for Cities. The new features provide enhanced support for public safety. Cisco Kinetic is a cloud-based platform that helps customers extract, compute,

Karnataka govt. sets up a Data Science and AI CoE with Nasscom

BANGALORE, INDIA: The Government of Karnataka today announced the launch of a Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, with Nasscom as its program and implementation partner. To be established with an estimated investment of Rs 40 crore

Uber announces lighter web-version in India; pilots call to ride and offline search too

BANGALORE, INDIA: Uber, today launched m.uber.com in India, a light web-based version of Uber for riders who have basic smartphones that can support web browsing but cannot support mobile apps due to limited storage space, or want to book a

ixigo’s AI-driven voice-enabled travel assistant will take away the travel planning hassles

BANGALORE, INDIA: Travel marketplace, ixigo has announced an artificial intelligence-driven and voice-enabled travel assistant – ‘Tara’. Rajnish Kumar, CTO & Co-Founder, ixigo at at the Phocuswright Innovation Platform in USA last week, demonstrated how the emotive voice based assistance, pre-emptive trip planning, automated frequent flyer programme

Vodafone target enterprise IoT space with SuperIoT solutions

BANGALORE, INDIA: To enable enterprises’ IoT adoption,Vodafone launches SuperIoT which enables end-to-end management of device, application, connectivity, service platform, support and security. SuperIoT comprises IoT solutions like Vehicle Tracking, Asset Tracking (Fixed and Mobile) and People Tracking (School Students and

CA Technologies’ incubator project FreshTracks.io aims to address container monitoring issues

USA: CA Technologies at the CA World ’17 has announced the open registration for the FreshTracks.io beta program, a part of the company’s internal accelerator program. Born in 2016, the CA Accelerator incubations function like lean startups within the company, where internal

Engaging the developer community in a cloud-native world

Soma Tah The effervescent app economy along with a simultaneously rising consumer expectation have put the business under an immense pressure to build and deliver application faster. Traditional software delivery practices are no longer relevant in this scenario, as developers

Rolls-Royce extends partnership with TCS for IoT-enabled digital transformation

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tata Consultancy Services and Rolls Royce have announced the expansion of their partnership to exploit future data innovation opportunities. The partnership will help Rolls-Royce accelerate its ‘Digital First’ vision, deliver further value to customers, improve existing services, accelerate

Embracing Open Source will help enterprises stay ahead of the AI game

Soma Tah From being looked upon as an alternative, open source is now considered the de facto architecture and engine of innovation. An increasing number of the tech disruptors around the world have started to embrace the open-source environment for

UST Global to use UXTesting’s emotion detection tech to deliver improved user insight

INDIA: UST Global, has partnered with UXTesting, a Silicon Valley based startup that focuses on User Experience testing to offer improved end consumer experience to its customers. Founded Silicon Valley in 2015, UXTesting has been developing more bleeding edge capabilities

Devices to drive the majority of overall IT spending in India in 2018

BANGALORE, INDIA: India IT spending is projected to total $87.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 9.2 percent from 2017 estimated spending of $79.7 billion, forecasts Gartner. Enterprise software and IT services continue to exhibit strong growth, with devices segment

Intelligent automation: Expect better service quality at lower price

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intelligent automation will transform managed workplace services(MWS) over the next few years, increasing service quality at a lower price, according to Gartner. Gartner defines intelligent automation services as the umbrella term for a variety of strategies, skills, tools and

Grace Hopper conference to hold Career Fair for women aspirants in tech

BANGALORE, INDIA: AnitaB.org India, the nonprofit organization focused on the advancement of women in technology said it will be organizing a Career Fair at the Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI) 17 conference taking place in Bangalore this week(November 16-17). At

Tally Solutions appoints Arvind Kumar as Chief of R&D

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tally Solutions has appointed Arvind Kumar as the chief of R&D (Research and Development) to lead the R&D team of over 150 resources. Arvind brings with him over 20+ years of experience in executing large scale distributed and

Tech Mahindra partners Unity to open a CoE in Bangalore focusing on immersive tech

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tech Mahindra has partnered with Unity Technologies to open a Centre of Excellence (CoE) targeting Communication and Media & Entertainment segment. Unity Technologies powers more than 50pc of all new mobile games and over 2/3rds of all AR

Housejoy hires a new CTO

BANGALORE, INDIA: Home services statrtup, Housejoy has roped in successful entrepreneur and technological evangelist Bhaskar Raju Konduru as their new Chief Technology Officer. Bhaskar is one of the founding members of the popular travel app Redbus.in and co-founder of HelloClass.

NI brings a solution to derive insights from Big Analog Data

BANGALORE, INDIA: NI has released the Data Management Software Suite which offers a complete workflow to standardize measurement data across teams, mine that data for useful information, and deliver reports with valuable insight. “The amount of data being acquired to