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What makes good healthcare bleed?

HYDERABAD, INDIA: If you are looking for the largest inhibitors to achieving a better healthcare future, a

Mobile boarding checks in for Vistara at Mumbai Intl Airport

MUMBAI, INDIA: GVK MIAL (Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd.) and Vistara have announced the launch of

Jadavpur University to start analytics & research program

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Genpact Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of India’s premier universities, Jadavpur University. With this MoU, the two organizations have agreed to work together to develop an Analytics & Research program as part

Celkon launches Millennia 2GB Xpress at Rs. 6,222

BANGALORE, INDIA: Celkon Mobiles has launched Dual SIM Millennia 2GB Xpress. It aims to bring features like 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM packed into a single model at Rs. 6,222. The device supports a 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor with 4.5

Urban Ladder brings 5 easy steps to help you furnish your own rooms

BENGALURU, INDIA: The online furniture and home décor company, Urban Ladder has added a new feature in its app to empower the users to design their own rooms. The new user experience is designed keeping in the mind the consumer behaviour

Govt’s digital initiative to track missing children sees success!

NEW DELHI, INDIA:The government digital initiative to track and find the missing children has paid off well. Within two-months period, it has been able to close 140 cases of missing children from around 1500 cases of missing/sighted children that got

Fashionara launches app and to invest more in mobile

BANGALORE, INDIA: Fashionara.com, has launched its new mobile app. Available for Android, this app that has been designed specifically keeping the flash sale model in mind. Arun Sirdeshmukh, co-founder and CEO, Fashionara, said, “We are already receiving 45pc of transaction

How to avoid Stagefright threat on Android?

BANGALORE, INDIA: A new extremely dangerous flaw dubbed Stagefright, has been discovered within the Multimedia Text Message (MMS) capabilities on Android phones running OS 2.2 and later. This appears to affect about 95 pc of android phones, according to Norton.

BSNL targets 2500 Wi-Fi hotspots in the current fiscal

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is in process of setting up Wi-Fi Hotspots on PAN India basis (except Delhi  and Mumbai). It has reportedly a target to set up 40,000 wi-fi hotspots in next three years and

LinkedIn hits a hat trick for Bring in Your Parents Day

UNITED STATES: LinkedIn, the world’s largest online professional network has launched the third annual Bring In Your Parents Day (BIYP), on November 5, 2015. As the first global partner for BIYP, Doro will invite all its employees’ parents into four

Yahoo launches video texting app

USA: Yahoo! Has announced Yahoo Livetext, a new app for one-to-one live video texting on iPhone and Android phones. According to the company, Livetext is non-intrusive, quick and real-time-yet also fleeting, just like real-life conversations. Interactions, from a goofy smile,

IT mix at destination hotels

MUMBAI, INDIA: Hotel Jaisalkot Jaisalmer, the Heritage Palace and the Rigel Agra have deployed revenue management services to streamline revenue streams and increase profitability. Luxury properties typically operate in a very dynamic market where the expectation from guests for instant

VAT gets a good focus in Tally’s new version

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tally Solutions has launched Tally.ERP 9 Release 5.0, to help businesses in India address their most taxing problem, which is taxation, as it tags it. With the reconciled and triangulated tax returns, for Excise, Service Tax, VAT, and

MasterCard firms up Samsung Pay in Europe

NEW YORK, USA: MasterCard and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd announced that they are extending their global partnership leveraging the MasterCard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) to deliver Samsung Pay in Europe. Samsung Pay is a mobile payment service that will enable

Lessons to be learnt from the Anthem attack

MUMBAI, INDIA: In February 2015, cyber espionage experts targeted Anthem—the second largest health insurance provider in the US. Asserting the development, Joseph Swedish, President and CEO, Anthem, said in a statement posted on the company website, said, Anthem was the

Are telcos leveraging data analytics?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Although teclos are increasingly looking at data analytics for improved customer engagement, but data integration challenges persist. These were the findings of a new survey by Mahindra Comviva and Ovum Consulting titled, Trends and Future Plans for Telcos’

AirAsia India, Air Costa improve operations with Flighttracker

MUMBAI, INDIA: Domestic carriers AirAsia India and Air Costa have implemented its aircraft communications and flight tracking technology. SITA, a provider in air transport communications and information technology, will deploy the technologies which will help these airlines track flights in real

Sex or smart phone?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Most Indians would rather sleep with their smart phones than have sex, a new survey commissioned by Lenovo has found. The survey which has made some startling observations, noted that Indians are sleeping with smart phones in their

Govt. pushes paperless transaction with digital invoice

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Central Board of Excise and Customs is encouraging trade to replace paper documents with electronic documents and use digitally signed invoices. This will improve the ease of doing business as well as reduce the cost of

Windows-as-a-Service critical change for Windows 10: Analyst

MUMBAI, INDIA: Microsoft has a renewed and sharp focus on Windows environment and how it approaches new versions. One of the critical changes the company has made is to position Windows as a platform and bring to life Windows-as-a-service. To