CA Technologies acquires IT automation co. Automic

CA Technologies has acquired business process and IT automation software, Automic Holding GmbH. The transaction is valued at approximately 600 million euros. The addition of Automic adds new cloud-enabled automation and orchestration capabilities across CA’s portfolio and increases its global

Microsoft launches Windows 10 Preview build 15014 with eBooks and more

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Microsoft is trying to put together a different experience for the Windows users, especially for readers with its latest update. The latest Windows 10 Preview build (15014) for PCs and mobile devices, released yesterday, includes features like e-books which will

Will Apple meet its Spring deadline to open local manufacturing shop in India?

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Though both Apple and Indian government are willing to open a local iPhone assembling unit in the country, Apple’s long list of demands for concessions is proving to be the spoiler here. Though the Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 launches 3 variants in India, prices start from Rs 9,999

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Finally, the wait is over! Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has been launched in India and will be exclusively available on Flipkart from January 24. Available in Gold, Silver, Gray, Blue and Black colours, the Redmi Note 4 comes with three

“Make in India” to be the mantra for RIL’s Lyf products

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Riding high on the success of Reliance Jio, Reliance Industries (RIL) is planning to build its products like Lyf-branded 4G smartphones, smart set-top boxes, home automation and automobile telematics devices in India. The company has already asked its partners, including

Twitter testing a new timeline like format for Moments

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Twitter is doing all it can to change the fortunes of the company. After shutting down Vine, just a day back, it sold off its developer platform Fabric to Google. And now there are reports about micro-blogging site experimenting with

Reliance Jio could extend its freebies with nominal charges till June’17

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Looks like, after all, the hoopla and excitement around its freebies, Reliance Jio is finding itself in a fix as to how to retain its existing subscribers once all the offers and discounts end in March. After announcing an additional

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run to be rolled out to Android users only in March

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All the Android users who were hoping to receive Super Mario Run, at least after a month of iOS rollout (like us), there’s a bad news. The company has announced that the Android rollout will take place only in March.

Facebook is replacing inbox with a new Messenger web interface

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The social media giant, Facebook is bumping off the traditional desktop version of the inbox, favouring Messenger web interface. Aiming to give a new messaging experience to the desktop users, Facebook is integrating the Messenger app into its desktop version.

Uber eyeing new centre in Bangalore to scale up operations in India

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Uber is planning to open its third centre in India in Bangalore as the cab aggregator is aggressively expanding its operations in India, report Economic Times. Apparently, the upcoming centre will operate as a kind of regional centre and support

Google buys Twitter’s developer platform Fabric

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Google is acquiring Twitter’s app development platform Fabric, along with its developer team. Not just this, the search engine company is also taking over Twitter’s Crashlytics crash reporting system, Answers mobile app analytics, Digits SMS login system and FastLane development

Microsoft releases Office Lens for iPad

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After months of endless wait, Microsoft is finally releasing its Office Lens document scanning app for iPad. Office Lens was initially launched as a Windows Phone exclusive, and in 2015 Microsoft brought it to Android and the iPhone. “With the

Mozilla gets a makeover with new logo, font and more

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After hard work of over seven months, Mozilla is finally ready with its brand new look with an all new logo, font, colour palette, language architecture, and imagery. The new Mozilla logo takes after the way URLs are formed (moz://a).

Karnataka Bank goes live with i-exceed’s Appzillon mobile banking

BANGALORE, INDIA: Karnataka Bank has rolled out the new version of its mobile banking app developed by enterprise mobility solutions provider, i-exceed Technology Solutions. The Appzillon Mobile banking app will enable customers to perform a large portion of their banking business

NetApp opens global CoE in Bangalore; announces accelerator for data management startups

BANGALORE, INDIA: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has inaugurated the Bangalore Global Center of Excellence of NetApp built on a sprawling 15-acre campus in the city. “The innovations that come from our Bangalore Global Center of Excellence will help customers around the world

Twitter to shut down its e-commerce serving ‘Buy’ from February 1

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After shutting down Vine, the micro-blogging site Twitter has announced closing the doors on its sales button ‘Buy’. Though Twitter is yet to make an official announcement, the company has already started informing partners through notices. According to TechCrunch, the

Vodafone’s new offer- 4GB at Rs 250 to take on Reliance Jio

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The incumbent operators’ persistent efforts to attract customers with lucrative offers and discounts are the proof that they all are having a tough time standing up to Reliance Jio’s mammoth challenge. Vodafone that recently launched Rs 1,501 data pack with

Telegram to add voice calling to its services

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Messaging app, Telegram, that takes pride in itself being the most secure messaging service is planning to add voice calling to its services. In reply to a Telegram user’s tweet, CEO Pavel Durov confirmed that audio calls and custom themes

Google partners LG to launch the first devices powered with Android Wear 2.0

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Clearing the cloud of rumor mills, the much-awaited Android Wear 2.0 is going to make its much-awaited entry on February 9, reports VentureBeat. In partnership with the South-Korean tech titan LG, Google will unveil the first devices powered by Android

Microsoft acquires 3D optimization platform Simplygon

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Barely days after acquiring deep learning startup Maluuba, Microsoft has announced a new purchase- Simplygon, a Swedish startup that develops 3D-optimization solutions for game developers and other industries that need to visualise 3D data. “Simplygon’s technology and talent will strengthen