What happened to SQL-NoSQL Campwars?

Pratima H BANGALORE, INDIA: The database world was a boring but a calm place when just

Facebook hits milestone with 1 billion log-ins

MUMBAI, INDIA: Facebook, the world’s largest social media site has crossed a milestone. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook has announced one billion people logged on to Facebook on a single day—the first time ever in the company’s history. In his blog

Uber and the phantom cabs

MUMBAI, INDIA: The next time your Uber app promises you a cab in seconds, do cross check. The taxi hailing company is displaying cabs on the Uber app, when in reality there is none. In short, it is deceiving customers

SMEs are moving ICT discussions from the realms of IT department to the Board room

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Sonal Desai Prateek Pashine, Head, Enterprise Business, Tata Teleservices, talks about overall the technology landscape, the impact of new technologies on the enterprises and SMEs, in an interview with CIOL These are good days for the IT vendors. With India

GoI to spend Rs 48,000 crore on 98 smart cities

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Government of India will spend Rs 48,000 crore in developing 98 smart cities over the next five years. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious project with announcement of criteria and guidelines for 100 smart cities

Intel opens its first Maker Lab in India to bring innovative ideas of startups to life

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intel unveiled the Intel India Maker Lab in its Bangalore campus today to help promising startups design, develop, test, prototype and market their solution. The lab will focus on enhancing the maker capability for startups in India. Kumud

2.5 lakh IMA registered doctors to be tech-trained

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In a bid to enable more than 2.5 lakh registered doctors effectively use technology, the Indian Medical Association has signed on a digital partner. The partner Lybrate, a mobile healthcare communication and delivery platform, will coach doctors

Symantec securing 1 billion IoT devices

MUMBAI, INDIA: Symantec is securing more than one billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices including televisions, cars, smart meters and critical infrastructure. The company’s IoT security solutions include authentication, device security, analytics and management to help prevent cars, medical devices,

6 trends that will impact global spend on enterprise application software

BANGALORE, INDIA: Worldwide spending on enterprise application software will grow 7.5pc to reach $149.9 billion in 2015, increasing to more than $201 billion in 2019, according to Gartner. Analysts said that long-term growth in spending will be driven primarily by

APAC biz inclined towards cloud agility yet lack in PaaS

NEW DELHI, INDIA: “Oracle Cloud Agility” study revealed that businesses across Asia Pacific (APAC) are showing strong signs of agility in some areas and clearly recognise the business benefits of agility. However, Oracle’s research also highlights a clear lack of

Openbravo and Happiest Minds will enhance solutions for retailers

BANGALORE, INDIA: Openbravo announced a strategic partnership with Happiest Minds Technologies. “Openbravo welcomes the strategic partnership with Happiest Minds and both organizations are engaging in a great working relationship to bring cutting-edge technological advancements to Openbravo’s retail offerings. Our global

The possibilities a 3D fish can open up!

MUMBAI, INDIA: Young Nano engineers, with newer discoveries are helping us lead better lives. Nano engineers at the University of California, San Diego, are running a proof of concept by using multi-purpose fish-shaped micro robots, called microfish that swim around

Cybercrime needs national-level attention

NEW DELHI, INDIA: A report highlights the measures adopted by several countries across the globe for prevention, detection, investigation and speedier trial of cybercrimes, vis-à-vis the current cybersecurity initiatives in India. While some nations have taken extreme measures based on

Need to regulate electronic fund raising platforms: Deputy RBI Governor

MUMBAI, INDIA: Days after Raghuram Rajan, Governor, RBI, voiced concerns on emerging financial instruments, SS Mundra, his deputy reiterated the need for bringing these instruments under regulatory scanner. Outlining the new trends in the market at the annual bankers summit

Oxigen breathes new life, intros new PoS

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In its bid to aid Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Jan Dhan Yojana, Oxigen Services has launched Super PoS device. The Pos features a micro ATM as per UIDAI/NPCI specifications, biometric reader for Aadhaar transactions and e-KYC, and

From dentures to hip-knee replacements, 3D printing catches on

MUMBAI, INDIA: Yes, Gartner is predicting that 3D-printed hip and knee replacements, as well as other common internal and external medical devices, will be in mainstream use within two to five years. Its 2015 Hype Cycle for 3D Printing reveals

Intel employees have a reason to cheer!

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intel India announced important changes to its employee benefit programs, and they will be effective from 1st September, 2015. The recent changes aim to bolster Intel India’s employee benefit offerings in the maternity, paternity and adoption space, while

Titan to launch smart watch

BENGALURU, INDIA: Titan is soon launching a smart watch. Confirming the development, Ravi Kant, CEO, Watches and Accessories, Titan said that the company is working on a smart watch and an announcement to the effect can be expected soon. Meanwhile,

Airtel Zero rating will harm online content: IAMAI

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Plans like Airtel Zero will harm online content and allow telcos to regulate Web services, remarked Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on the draft report by DoT panel on net neutrality. IAMAI alleged that zero

CIOs, CMOs to confluence on one stage

NEW DELHI, INDIA: With an aim to bridge the gap between technology and marketing, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) have decided to organize a MarTech Confluence 2015. The confluence is scheduled for September 3–4, 2015, at