Fresh attack at Ramnit botnet from Europol and Symantec

INDIA: In a latest update, a law enforcement operation led by Europol, with assistance from Symantec,

Railways gets a tech shot in the arm today

BANGALORE, INDIA: Taking a cue from a flurry of suggestions and recommendations from the social media, the new govt. has proposed some tech shots in the rail budget today- which will hopefully be able to put the financially bleeding railways back in the track.

Speedy modernization can bring railways back on track again

Thomas George It’s needless to say that Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu’s budget presentation was a tightrope walk, as there were high expectations around expansion and modernization of railways. It is indeed a difficult task to strike balance between the expenditures

Govt to launch Internet safety campaign in collaboration with Google

NEW DELHI: In order to create awareness among users regarding cyber threat, the Department of Electronics and Information and Technology (DeitY) will launch an Internet safety campaign in collaboration with Google and the Computer Emergency Response Team-India. The government’s idea

Motorola’s 2nd gen Moto E gets bigger and faster, comes with a 4G version

BANGALORE, INDIA: Motorola has started rolling out the 2nd generation of its entry level Moto E phones in more than 50 countries in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. The new phone packs a bigger smartphone punch for a

Google Glass or Hololens, There’s many a slip (Part 2)

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Pratima H INDIA: So, in the first part of the story, we tackled why and how much has the enterprise world opened for some latest thingamajigs. Here’s a sense of why it stands ajar. Sibling Wars Amidst all this jostling

Google Glass or Hololens, There’s many a slip

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Pratima H INDIA: From the proverbial apple tree to its jam on the table, laws of many forms and degrees have ruled the mankind. Just when we thought we could jump from a mountain, Newton said something. The moment when

Check cricket scores in your phone while driving

NEW DELHI, INDIA: With the cricket season in full-swing, those buying Ford EcoSport SUV will continue to get updates from ESPN Cricinfo and live cricket scores even while in their vehicle, thanks to the introduction of SYNC with Ford AppLink.

Stay tuned to CIOL for live updates and analysis of the budget

BANGALORE, INDIA: There is a high expectation of the tech industry from the union budget 2015. The ambitious ”Digital India” and ”Make in India” visions of the govt. will be a bird without wings, if they don’t get the much

Oscar winner Interstellar’s black hole had an Indian inside it

MUMBAI, INDIA: We know who went home from the red carpet walking happy with the Academy Award for visual effects for their spectacular work on Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. But what makes it special is that there is an Indian nameplate shining

Eka brings commodity analytics solution

BANGALORE, INDIA: Eka Software Solutions announces the general availability of commodity analytics solution, InSight CM – SMART Cubes today. SMART Cubes is a comprehensive set of preconfigured and customizable business intelligence tools covering the entire value chain, from origin trade straight

Amdocs brings service to streamline order entry process

BANGALORE, INDIA: Amdocs announced the launch of its Order Gateway service to streamline and unify the view of all orders across any channel ‒ whether service provider systems such as self-service or systems of third-parties like online retailers. As a

Automotive, Healthcare & Smart Cities to be IoT-driven

MUMBAI, INDIA: The adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) in the enterprise market is slowly gaining momentum. The findings were published in new report commissioned by Verizon Enterprise Solutions and conducted by ABI Research, titled, State of the Market: The

Samsung maintains lead, 3G tablets buck the trend

NEW DELHI, INDIA: A new CMR research has shown that the tablet market in India declined by 9.2 percent in terms of unit shipment in CY2014, vis-a-vis CY2013. The report titled India Annual Tablets Market Review, CY2014, noted that 3.89 million

HDFC Life selects Netmagic’s cloud platform to expand biz

MUMBAI, INDIA: Netmagic has announced that HDFC Life, has chosen Netmagic’s cloud platform to support its business growth and expansion. “Owing to the nature of our business, we treat customer information with utmost confidentiality. When we started evaluating possible cloud

Surat city police will use face recognition technology to control criminal activities

NEW DELHI,  INDIA: As an important step forward in Surat’s safe city initiative, Surat City Police (Gujarat) will deploy NEC’s face recognition technology to resolve crime cases in a very speedy manner. NEC India Pvt. Ltd. together with Innovative Telecom

An open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Ibrahim Ahmad Dear Prime Minister Modi, Every IT and telecom company I meet is in all praises about new announcements coming from you and your ministers, and the rise in positive sentiments this has lead to. At the same time

Looking for a creamy IT job? Get in a Taxi

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Pratima H BANGALORE, INDIA: Ask him what will trend on HR stratosphere in 2015 and he doesn’t blink an eye before telling that E-commerce will remain very active in campus hiring for this year and inclination in hiring towards property

Delhi tops malicious cities’ list

MUMBAI, INDIA: A new report from F-Secure Labs titled The state of Internet in India affirmed that Delhi was the most infected city in 2014. The study noted that Sality, Ramnit, TroganLNK.Gen, Trogan.Script and Virtob were the top five malicious detections;

Tech Innings in Cricket: It all started with IPL

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Pratima H MUMBAI, INDIA: CRICKET is in the air, and you can literally smell it hanging in every inch around you, no matter where you have been perched this month – whether you are sitting nervous at a World Cup