Will selfies replace passwords at MasterCard?

MUMBAI, INDIA: There is a revolution brewing in the payments industry. In a first of sorts, MasterCard is testing a new facial recognition technology which will allow a user to pay just by clicking his selfie. The self will be

26 days to go, Windows 7 continues to dominate

MUMBAI, INDIA: Even as Microsoft gears up for the launch of its most ambitious OS till date, Windows 2010, a shocker awaits the software major. According to a recent survey by NetMarketShare, Windows 7 dominated the OS market on more

India still needs an additional of 1.54mn doctors!

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BANGALORE, INDIA: Awareness about healthcare is always crucial and to get instantaneous effective response, one undoubtedly needs to understand the evolving technology and the advancements being made to improvise all the lives. Practo, a digital healthcare provider helps you locate the

Containers adding new dimension to the cloud

MUMBAI, INDIA: An Indian start-up has introduced container-based shifts for developers and ISVs, developing specific applications for cloud-based services. The start-up Bluemeric Technologies has launched SDLC 3.0 platform, goPaddle. Due platform neutrality, goPaddle offers developers and IT teams the flexibility

Microsoft, Cisco, AWS pledge investments in Maharashtra

MUMBAI, INDIA: In a bid to give a much needed boost to the numerous smart city projects in the state, Devendra Fadnavis, CM, Maharashtra, is meeting global CXOs of the IT companies in the US. Besides, Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft,

NTT Docomo prepares Japan for IoT

AMSTERDAM: NTT Docomo, the largest mobile operator in Japan, has enabled connectivity for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, for 65 million subscribers in the country. The Japanese IoT and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication market is estimated to grow from $11.34 billion

Pan-India mobile number portability is a reality now

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NEW DELHI, INDIA: Starting today, mobile users will be able to relocate to any part of India and change operators without having to change the number- a huge benefit for the mobile users after all. The nationwide mobile number portability (MNP) has

Need: A CTO to implement Digital India initiative

MUMBAI, INDIA: A good CTO is essential to make the government function as unified machinery that operates with consistent standards of efficiency, transparency and responsiveness. That is key to realizing maximum governance, minimum government, writes Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP, Rajya Sabha,

A DIY app to help you lose weight

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MUMBAI, INDIA: “Want to lose weight now, Ask me how?” While weight loss is good for health, these days it has become a national obsession for different reasons altogether—peer pressure, lifestyle and the likes. According to rough estimates, the Indian weight

New digital content for Nintendo Systems

REDMOND, US: This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 – Developed to celebrate the franchise’s 10-year anniversary, Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 incorporates the best features from previous Samurai Warriors

Is GhostShell Hacker Group out of hibernation again?

INDIA: After being out of the spotlight for a while, the hacking group known as Team

Wonder-woman, Wolverine, Iron Man now cyber-baits?

INDIA: Intel Security is releasing its 3rd annual Most Toxic Superheroes list, and says Aquaman is

Preparing businesses for software-defined IT

By Swapna Bapat IN this new era, the data centre is becoming the ‘front door’ of

Ashraf ElArman is the new MD of Xerox India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Ashraf ElArman has been appointed the new Managing Director of Xerox India. He will

Four tech issues that impact business strategies

NEW DELHI, INDIA: New research from ISACA identifies the top four tech issues impacting business strategy.

After Airtel, now Vodafone brings NMNP

BANGALORE, INDIA: Aligning with the Government’s mandate to roll-out pan-India Mobile Number Portability services from July

Fingerprinting technology to enhance protection from malicious bot attacks

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Radware has announced enhanced protection from threats posed by advanced bots through its

IT Inc welcomes PM’s Digital India initiative

MUMBAI, INDIA: PM Narendra Modi, who released his vision for a Digital India yesterday, has also managed

Amadeus to acquire Navitaire from Accenture for $830 mn

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Amadeus has agreed to acquire Navitaire, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture that provides

You can now check traffic on Google maps in 12 more Indian cities

BANGALORE, INDIA: Find out heavy traffic and change routes accordingly. You can now see traffic information for