What happened to SQL-NoSQL Campwars?

Pratima H BANGALORE, INDIA: The database world was a boring but a calm place when just

Is your BI really giving you the promised RoI?

Nikhilesh Kumar Tiwari MUMBAI, INDIA: Implementing a BI solution along with a data warehouse is a costly affair for any company and the cost runs in many thousands of dollars. A bulk of these expenses occur on licensing, services and

HR Controversies

Author : HR Controversies Tech industry has never been devoid of scandals, fiascos and ugly rumors when it comes to HR issues. Sometimes gossip and sometimes a good excuse for serious introspection, slide on... Just after she took over the throne at

Facebook hits milestone with 1 billion log-ins

MUMBAI, INDIA: Facebook, the world’s largest social media site has crossed a milestone. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook has announced one billion people logged on to Facebook on a single day—the first time ever in the company’s history. In his blog

Micromax confirms Sanjay Kapoor’s exit

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Sanjay Kapoor, who played a pivotal role in fuelling the growth of Micromax in the Indian smart phone market, has quit. “Sanjay Kapoor has decided to move on. Appropriate announcements will be made in due course. We

ADI brings zero-drift low-noise op amp for board design

BANGALORE, INDIA: Analog Devices introduced the first in a new series of high-voltage, low-noise, zero-drift, precision operational amplifiers that reduce system noise, cost, board space, and development time by providing on-chip electro-magnetic interference (EMI) filtering and eliminating the need for

Uber and the phantom cabs

MUMBAI, INDIA: The next time your Uber app promises you a cab in seconds, do cross check. The taxi hailing company is displaying cabs on the Uber app, when in reality there is none. In short, it is deceiving customers

SMEs are moving ICT discussions from the realms of IT department to the Board room

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Sonal Desai Prateek Pashine, Head, Enterprise Business, Tata Teleservices, talks about overall the technology landscape, the impact of new technologies on the enterprises and SMEs, in an interview with CIOL These are good days for the IT vendors. With India

GoI to spend Rs 48,000 crore on 98 smart cities

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Government of India will spend Rs 48,000 crore in developing 98 smart cities over the next five years. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious project with announcement of criteria and guidelines for 100 smart cities

Intel opens its first Maker Lab in India to bring innovative ideas of startups to life

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intel unveiled the Intel India Maker Lab in its Bangalore campus today to help promising startups design, develop, test, prototype and market their solution. The lab will focus on enhancing the maker capability for startups in India. Kumud

Adobe veteran Rajiv Mangla joins Snapdeal as CTO

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Online marketplace Snapdeal brings Rajiv Mangla, the VP Engineering-Digital Marketing of Adobe Systems on board as Chief Technology Officer. Rajiv brings over 20 years’ of experience in Engineering and leading product tech teams. In his new role, Rajiv will

70 TB of data – that’s what Microsoft manages daily

BANGALORE, INDIA: “Data business is booming and the global data market that is available for data platforms to tap is a whopping $1.6 Trillion. Real companies make real products and real solutions based on data. Microsoft Data Strategy would be to

Server shipments grows 8pc in 2015 Q2

SINGAPORE: In the second quarter of 2015, worldwide server shipments grew 8.0 percent year over year, while revenue increased 7.2 percent from the second quarter of 2014, according to Gartner, Inc. “The second quarter year-over-year growth for 2015 slowed compared

2.5 lakh IMA registered doctors to be tech-trained

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In a bid to enable more than 2.5 lakh registered doctors effectively use technology, the Indian Medical Association has signed on a digital partner. The partner Lybrate, a mobile healthcare communication and delivery platform, will coach doctors

Symantec securing 1 billion IoT devices

MUMBAI, INDIA: Symantec is securing more than one billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices including televisions, cars, smart meters and critical infrastructure. The company’s IoT security solutions include authentication, device security, analytics and management to help prevent cars, medical devices,

Citi to foster start-up growth through incubation program

BANGALORE, INDIA: Foreseeing a future with cashless ecosystem, Citi has fostered digital and mobile innovation in the banking, payments and e-commerce ecosystem, in collaboration with IBM, Wipro, Amazon and Microsoft Ventures. As a start, the Citi Mobile Challenge is open to start-ups,

PayUMoney with Lendingkart to help SMEs access capital quickly

NEW DELHI, INDIA: PayUMoney with Lendingkart brings ‘Lendingkart Grow’ which is a joint initiative to help SMEs grow faster by giving them access to capital easily and quickly with the help of PayUMoney’s payment technology solution. With a common goal

HCL Technologies appoints Global Head for digital services

NOIDA, INDIA: HCL Technologies has appointed Jaco Van Eeden as Executive Vice President to lead the company’s Beyond Digital Business Unit. The unit delivers digitization services to Fortune500/Global100. The business has a dedicated base of industry-leading skills and several IPs which

6 trends that will impact global spend on enterprise application software

BANGALORE, INDIA: Worldwide spending on enterprise application software will grow 7.5pc to reach $149.9 billion in 2015, increasing to more than $201 billion in 2019, according to Gartner. Analysts said that long-term growth in spending will be driven primarily by

Will SMAC and digital aide Infosys, TCS and Wipro during tough times?

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As global enterprises so far dependent on India for their IT services requirements re-think their IT outsourcing strategy and develop more and more solutions in-house, the decisions are likely to cast a dark shadow over the top IT services companies