PayPal aligns with Bigcommerce in online store space

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: At PayPal’s Commerce: Rewired event, Bigcommerce announced that it has teamed up with

Customer visits’ app stands up on Salesforce Platform

INDIA: Building upon the Salesforce1 Platform, Persistent Systems has helped entrepreneur Diane Lubinskas develop and launch

Missing on business leads? Get discovered with LeadSquared

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Leads play a crucial role when it comes to strengthening the marketing and sales of any company. Companies that miss on engaging and nurturing business leads, fail to capitalize on the initial investments put in getting those leads, resulting in

Cloud, design and 3D dominate Autodesk’s 2016 suites

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Autodesk, Inc. announced the release of the new Autodesk 2016 Design Suites with the idea to offer more control than ever over all aspects of the design-to-make process through a connected desktop and cloud user experience. Autodesk

Hindalco’s Bhushan Akerker aligns tech for operational efficiencies and higher ROI

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Hindalco Industries‘s CIO Bhushan Akerker comes with vast experience of about 25 years in information technology with specialties in IT services, IT infrastructure design and implementation, deploying large ERPs ( 11 instances till date), data centre build and operations, design

ZTE and Gujarat signs MoU for smart cities in Gujarat

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NEW DELHI, INDIA: Gujrat has signed MoU with ZTEsoft, a provider of telecom software, solutions and services, a subsidiary of ZTE Corporation to build smart cities in the state. “Government of India has approved 7 smart cities in Gujarat and

Uttarakhand to replicate Start-up village model of Kerala

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KOCHI, INDIA: An official delegation of the Uttarakhand government visited Startup Village, to study the functioning of the incubator so as to examine the possibility of replicating the model in Uttarkhand. The delegation, comprising R Rajesh Kumar, managing director of

Rajiv Chowk and other metro stations to get Wifi

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Rail Tel Corporation of India for starting WiFi internet services at some of the select stations of the Delhi Metro network. Five

International orgs keen to invest in Indian smart cities

NEW DELHI, INDIA:  The Prime Minister’s vision for ‘Smart Cities’ has received considerable support and wide spread interest from countries and international organizations to explore investment and collaborative opportunities with India. In the ongoing Smart Cities India 2015 expo in New Delhi, Poland

Ruckus Wireless offers enterprises ‘WiFi-as-you-grow’ capability

USA: Ruckus Wireless’ SmartZone software platform has now been extended to demanding enterprise customers. This future-ready solution powering Ruckus Smart WiFi products and technologies addresses the growing challenges that enterprises and service providers face in delivering high-performance, reliable WiFi, while

What if your data is ‘kidnapped’!

Pratima H INDIA: Things were a tad skewed and slippery when security reports talked of two-factor authentications or perimeter encryptions. However, that era of worries must feel like spring when compared to what we have started hearing today – what

How the Nanded police reduced crime by using technology

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MUMBAI, INDIA: Nanded, a small city which lies 600 kilometers east of Mumbai, has historic significance. It houses the second biggest gurudwara (after the Golden Temple in Amritsar), and hosts about five to six lakh religious tourists, at least four

Manoranjan Kumar brings business innovation with Information Technology

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Manoranjan Kumar, CIO of Shree Cement is renowned for his track record of marking business innovation with Information Technology. He comes with a total of 25 years of experience, in which last 10 years has concluded as IT head and

Where are beacons moving?

USA: You must have heard of these guys taking over RFID in many industries already, or at least claiming they will soon do so. BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) beacon technology is coming up as a promising way to determine not only

Vodafone in Fiji is trying UCaaS

SUVA, FIJI: GENBAND, a provider of real time communications software solutions has announced that Vodafone Fiji, has selected GENBAND’s Nuvia UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) solution to offer its business customers a full suite of market-ready unified communications clients

Some important lessons for the supply chain in a mobile-first era

MUMBAI, INDIA: AT Kearney estimates the mobile first economy is $1.6 trillion; and IDC reports a staggering 27.7 percent YoY growth from 2013 in sale of smart phones. This sure is an opportunity to up the game for all concerned.

Creating Magic in the Power Sector

Pratima H INDIA: Anyone who has passionately devoured, or alternatively, just overheard a huddle of Potter-philes; would not have escaped being awestruck at the mysterious clock that the Weasleys possessed. The family, as described more vividly in Harry Potter series

What does this business desktop offer the SMEs?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Accounting inventory software firm, Kalculate has launched a Kalculate Business Desktop (KBD), a software suite, especially targeted at the SME industry. KBD provides a standards-based accounting, inventory, sales, purchase software application that comes bundled with OpenLX Linux operating

SAP to enable a smooth transition to GST with localized solns

NEW DELHI, INDIA: SAP will offer a range of localized solutions which have the Indian tax functionalities integrated within the business process to help companies transition to Goods and Service Tax (GST). The corporate landscape for GST is rapidly evolving with

Tech-savvy Rajesh Aggarwal aims to bridge government-citizens gap via technology

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Rajesh Aggarwal, Ex-Principal Secretary-IT in Maharashtra government and current Joint Secretary (Financial Services), seems to be the most tech-savvy technocrat in the Indian government. Agarwal, an IAS officer of the 1989 batch, also holds the degree of computer science engineering