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Red Hat powers Tata Comm’s IZO Private Cloud

INDIA: To offer its enterprise customers a reliable hybrid cloud experience across the globe, Tata Communications has selected Red Hat Cloud Suite to enhance its IZO Private Cloud service. Today, enterprises are adopting private and hybrid cloud strategies to help

Oracle brings AI applications for smart manufacturing

USA: Oracle today announced new artificial intelligence (AI) cloud applications that enables manufacturers to spot anomalies during production, pinpoint the root cause of issues, and predict events before they occur. The new Oracle Adaptive Intelligent Applications for Manufacturing leverage machine learning and

A sizeable GDPR opportunity exists for the businesses who get it right

INDIA: With GDPR coming into effect tomorrow, there is a mixed picture across Europe when it comes to readiness. One in four will not be fully compliant by the end of this year, claims a report by Capgemini stating survey

Why Facebook continues to be the top sweet spot for cybercriminals?

INDIA: Did you know that popular social networking pages like Facebook, LinkedIn were frequently faked by cybercriminals to try and steal personal data via phishing attacks? Reports suggest that fake Facebook sites alone accounted for 60% of social network phishing in

Alibaba demonstrates smart ordering in cafe and restaurants using voice AI

Alibaba Machine Intelligence Technologies has unveiled an intelligent speech interaction technology aimed at “smart ordering” in cafes and restaurants. The new technology lets buyers order their food item or coffee by speaking to a smart ordering machine. The Alibaba DAMO

Synaptics will hire in Bangalore for new Design Center focusing on consumer IoT

BANGALORE, INDIA: The developer of human interface solutions, Synaptics has announced the opening of its new design center in Bangalore. The expansion in Bangalore will further Synaptics’ presence in India, in addition to its Hyderabad operations, and will develop leading-edge human

Indian cos in BCG’s Global Challengers 2018 list hint a major shift toward digital

INDIA: BCG has named 17 Indian companies that are driving the digital revolution in emerging markets as well as globally. Nowhere is the trend toward digitization more evident than among the 17 Indian challengers who are leveraging digital technologies both

HCL Tech joins BiTA to promote Blockchain adoption in the transportation sector

NEW DELHI, INDIA: HCL Technologies has joined the Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA), an organization dedicated to determining best practices and standards for Blockchain in the transportation industry. HCL will bring its deep expertise in digital technologies to the Alliance

ITC Infotech, PTC collaborate to offer AR solutions to the enterprises

BANGALORE, INDIA: ITC Infotech said it is collaborating PTC to offer Augmented Reality solutions using PTC’s Augmented Reality(AR) platform Vuforia. AR bridges the digital and physical worlds to create value across an enterprise and is emerging as one of the most

Akamai and MUFG to build a Blockchain-based payment network

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cloud delivery platform, Akamai Technologies, together with financial group MUFG has announced plans to offer a new blockchain-based online payment network to support digital payments at unparalleled scale. MUFG and Akamai intend to leverage the technology, built and

Dubai Police selects an Indian startup Staqu to fight crimes with advanced AI

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Gurgaon-based Artificial Intelligence startup Staqu will assist Dubai police in reducing the crime rate with its AI-powered predictive policing technology. Staqu made its way to the top slot, out of the 677 applications received by the Dubai

Cyber criminals are turning their attention to the supply chain

INDIA: On one hand, ransomware-related outsourced incident response engagements against financial institutions declined from 22% in 2016 to 5% last year, but on the other hand, the business and professional services supply chain has clearly become a prime target for

[24]7.ai chatbots now support Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

INDIA: Customer engagement solutions provider, [24]7.ai has extended its conversational and transactional capabilities to support Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for [24]7 AIVA. The new voice-enabled capability within [24]7 AIVA enables companies to have conversational and transactional interactions with customers

Indian e-commerce likely to cross $100bn mark by 2020

With an online population of 500 mn in 2017, India has one of the fastest growing Internet population in the world. But, despite a growing internet and smartphone penetration, Indian e-commerce penetarion is still under penetrated in comparison to other

4EverCloud starts operations in Gurugram

NEW DELHI: Delhi-based CRM solution provider, 4EverCloud that specialises in implementing CRM solutions and services on the Salesforce platform for customers ranging from startups to mid-sized companies to enterprises has started operations in Gurugram. In a short period of time,

Nokia to develop 500 digitally integrated smart villages in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Nokia today announced its Smartpur project aiming to develop 500 digitally integrated and sustainable villages across India. In the first phase of the project, a pilot has been rolled out in Haryana and Tamil Nadu with Digital Empowerment Foundation

JetBrains sharpens focus on India expansion; sees strong interest in Kotlin among developers

Soma Tah Prague based JetBrains, which makes intelligent, and efficient tools for software developers has sharpened its expansion strategy in India to engage the vast developer community through various engagement activities and outreach programmes. The company is looking to propagate the use

Microsoft using drone images and AI to help farmers improve farm yields

INDIA: Microsoft and drone maker, DJI are partnering to help farmers quickly get the information related to soil moisture in their fields and any pest infestation, without the need to spend hours and days spent walking or driving on the

Bharti Airtel gets future-ready with Oracle

INDIA: To improve business agility and for the digital enablement of its enterprise applications, Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel has recently adopted Oracle solutions to build a standard service-oriented architecture for all its ines of businesses (LOB). The telecom operator has four

Walmart confirms investing $16bn in Flipkart for a majority stake of 77pc

US retail behemoth, Walmart announced that it is acquiring approximately 77 percent in Flipkart for $16 billion for a valuation of over $20 billion. The investment includes $2 billion of new equity funding. The remainder of the business will be held