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IoT has the potential to transform India’s ailing healthcare system

Sunil Raheja The Indian healthcare system is lagging behind in numerous health indicators. Currently the world’s second most populous country accounts for 20 percent of the global disease burden with a high infant mortality rate of 40 deaths per 1000

Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Hotstar vs Voot: Choose your pick

By : CIOL Writers

In today’s age, digital video platforms have become a big thing. Most of the top companies are entering the web world. Binge-watching a series of episodes have become a new fad of sorts. The number of users binge-watching a show

Capillary Technologies raises $20M from Sequoia Capital and others

By : CIOL Writers

Capillary Technologies, cloud-based software solutions company that enables retailers to intelligently engage with their customers, raised approximately $20 million over the past year from its existing investors, including Warburg Pincus and Sequoia Capital. With these funds, Capillary expects to strengthen

Reliance Jio to make 2cr JioPhones available in UP on a priority basis

By : CIOL Writers

At Uttar Pradesh Investors’ Summit, Reliance Jio chief Mukesh Ambani announced to make over two crore JioPhones available in UP within the next two months on a priority basis. JioPhone was unveiled at the Reliance Industries AGM on July 21, 2017,

Google combines Wallet and Android Pay to launch Google Pay

By : CIOL Writers

Google has launched a new unified payments service named Google Pay, which combines Google Wallet and Android Pay. The functionality of the new app is mostly unchanged. Google Pay app interface has two tabs – Home and Cards. As per

Snapchat brings new features including GIF stickers via Giphy

By : CIOL Writers

Snapchat has introduced a couple of new features to make the app more appealing to its users. The company has introduced support for GIF stickers via Giphy to your posts. The new feature is similar to the one Instagram introduced

Samsung launches world’s largest SSD with massive 30TB of storage

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung has unveiled the world’s largest solid state drive– PM1643 with a massive 30.72 terabyte (TB) storage space. The new SSD is specifically designed to meet the demands of next-generation enterprise storage systems with technologies such as 64-layer V-NAND and 3-bit

Analyzing user behavior is crucial for building a better cyber defense

Soma Tah Have you ever left your house keys in the front-door lock? Silly, isn’t it? But, just take a look at the major data breaches from the past few years. It seems that although organizations are now prudent enough to put

ShopClues raises $1M in bridge round from Unilazer Ventures

By : CIOL Writers

ShopClues has raised $1 million in a bridge round from Ronnie Screwvala-managed Unilazer Ventures. The funding comes amidst talks about ShopClues exploring merger options with other market players. The company allocated about 1,027 equity shares to the Indian subsidiary for raising

Telangana govt. and Nasscom to set up a Data Science and AI CoE

By : CIOL Writers

The Government of Telangana has signed an MoU with The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) to establish a Centre of Excellence for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CoE – DS&AI) in the state. The centre will be set up

Koinex launches global crypto-assets named OMG and Request on their exchange

By : CIOL Writers

Despite the Indian government having apprehensions regarding the cryptocurrencies, Koinex, the digital assets exchange from India is going to list two global crypto-assets named OMG and Request on their exchange. OMG(OmiseGO) has been in the domestic market for a few

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+images and specifications leaked ahead of launch

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung’s latest flagship killer smartphones Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ which are officially going to launch at the MWC 2018. However, ahead of the launch of the smartphones, images and specifications of both the smartphones have been leaked. A report by a

Idea counters Jio with Rs 109 recharge; offers unlimited calls, 1GB data for 14 days

By : CIOL Writers

To counter Reliance Jio and Airtel, Idea Cellular has come up with a new plan for its subscribers. The telecom operator has launched Rs 109 plan that offers unlimited local and STD  calls, 1GB data(4G/3G/2G), 100 SMS per day for

Virgin Group and Maharashtra Govt. to build hyperloop between Mumbai and Pune

By : CIOL Writers

The Virgin Group signed an intent agreement to build a hyperloop transportation system between Mumbai and Pune, which aims to reduce the travel time between the two cities to 25 minutes from the earlier 3 hours of travel. “We have

Apple releases iOS 11.2.6 to fix Telugu bug which crashes iPhones

By : CIOL Writers

Apple has released iOS 11.2.6 update which includes a fix for Telugu bug that crashes iPhones and makes apps like Facebook Messenger, Messages, WhatsApp inaccessible. When a message in Telugu characters is sent to Apple devices, the software would crash

Intel is facing 32 lawsuits over Spectre and Meltdown security flaws

By : CIOL Writers

Intel has revealed that it is facing around 32 class-action lawsuits over the Spectre and Meltdown security attacks on its processors. The development was revealed in an annual SEC filing by Intel. As per the SEC filing, Most of the lawsuits

RJio’s “Jio Football Offer” gives cashback upto Rs 2,200 on select smartphones

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio has announced a new offer for its existing and new customers where a customer can avail cashback up to Rs 2,200 on buying smartphones from select companies. Under the new offer, Reliance Jio will be providing an instant cashback

Google Tez launches utility bill payment option

By : CIOL Writers

Google Tez, the UPI (Unified Payments Interface) based app from Google which enables peer-to-peer payments, allowing you to send and receive money from other users of the app has updated the app by adding the option to pay utility bills

Airtel partners HMD Global to offer Nokia 2 at an effective price of Rs 4,999

By : CIOL Writers

Airtel and HMD Global have announced a partnership to offer affordable 4G smartphone options to customers as part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative.  Nokia 3 and Nokia 2, 4G smartphones are now available with an attractive cashback offer of Rs

OnePlus looks to strengthen offline presence in India

By : CIOL Writers

OnePlus, the Chinese smartphone maker is gradually increasing its presence in India. After launching its first experience store in Bangalore, the company started selling the OnePlus 5 smartphones through select Croma stores in India. Now the company wants to boost its offline