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Factors that can hinder payment banks

TT Praveen MUMBAI, INDIA: Payments banks are companies licensed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with the goal of bridging the services gap between customers of traditional banks and the unbanked and under-banked citizens of India, many of whom

Twitter makes advertising easy for SMBs

BANGALORE, INDIA: Twitter has launched the self-service advertising platform to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in India. Twitter has expanded the platform reach of Twitter Ads globally from 33 countries to over 200 countries and territories. Now, SMBs from India

Wingify brings notCRUD to curate Indian innovations

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Wingify has announced the launch of notCRUD, to showcase the best of Indian product, technology and design thinking. The initiative aims to bring Indian product talent together to build amazing products out of India and showcase the

How Perth Airport reduced passenger processing cost by 25 percent

MUMBAI, INDIA: Perth Airport using cloud-based technology to benefit customers and drive cost savings. With the new technology, the airport has overhauled its check-in system by using Amadeus Airport Common Use Service (ACUS). ACUS will improve the customer experience through

Things that could still turn the tide for the Indian telecom operators..

Faisal Kawoosa It was a real pleasure listening to Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson recently at the Ericsson Connect 2015 at New Delhi along with the other distinguished speakers during the course of the event. And of course,

Zivame raises Rs. 250cr and brings its app too!

BANGALORE, INDIA: Zivame, announced that it has raised Series C round of Rs 250 crore from Zodius Technology Fund and Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia. Existing investors Unilazer, IDG Ventures and Kalaari Capital

Bank of India enhances security for card biz

MUMBAI, INDIA: Bank of India, has started Fraud Risk Management solution (FRM) for all its Card related business. The FRM solution will be managed by Worldline India, a subsidiary of Atos. Worldline India will provide the bank with a customized,

Meet the Lalbaug cha Raja on your mobile phones

MUMBAI, INDIA: Come September 17, many devotees will be seen joining hands in prayer to their mobile screens!! Well, that cannot be far from the truth, as the devotees will be able to view live feeds of the Lalbaug cha

Sanjiv Kumar Mittal is the new Joint Secretary, e-governance, DEITY

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The government of India has appointed Sanjiv Kumar Mittal, as joint secretary, e-governance, in the department of electronics and information technology (DEITY). The 1987 batch UP cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer replaces Rajendra Kumar, a 1992

India has 350 million Internet users

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India has added 52 million Internet users in first six months of the year, taking the total user base to 352 million as on June 30, 2015, industry body IAMAI said. Nearly 213 million (over 60 percent)

Snapdeal acquires AI start-up

MUMBAI, INDIA: Snapdeal has acquired Reduce Data; a Silicon Valley based artificial intelligence start-up. The acquisition is a part of the company’s strategy to strengthen its discovery platform as the e-commerce major competes with giants like Flipkart and Amazon. Founded

Wipro CISO attacks end-point security

INDIA: Wipro Ltd. has deployed the Security Connected framework of Intel Security to enhance endpoint protection

ISO 27001 compliance does not guarantee enterprise security

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Sonal Desai MUMBAI, INDIA: Changing business paradigms are forcing the CIOs and CISOs to rethink security strategies.

Digitization in government driving India biometrics market

MUMBAI, INDIA: The biometrics market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of over

Indian pleads guilty to sending damaging computer code

NEW YORK: A 33-year-old IT manager of Indian origin has pleaded guilty to sending damaging computer

Hilton ups local flavor with Uber partnership

MUMBAI, INDIA: Hilton Worldwide has partnered with Uber streamline the travel experience for Hilton guests. Through

Delhi Woman ends rape accusation lawsuit against Uber

MUMBAI, INDIA: An Indian woman who sued Uber after accusing one of its drivers of raping her

Zakir Hussain Rangwala promoted as Country Head, ESET

MUMBAI, INDIA: ESET, global provider of security solutions has promoted Zakir Hussain Rangwala as Country Head. Prior

Ciena veteran joins Infinera

CALIFORNIA: Infinera, a provider of intelligent transport networks has appointed Nick Walden as Senior Vice President,

AMD demos hardware-based GPU virtualization

NEW DELHI, INDIA: AMD at VMworld 2015 demonstrated the AMD Multiuser GPU– a hardware-based GPU virtualization