Qualcomm agrees to pay BlackBerry $940mn to settle royalties dispute

By : CIOL Writers

Canadian software maker, BlackBerry has announced that it has reached an agreement with chip-maker, Qualcomm resolving all royalties disputes. After the interim arbitration decision announced on April 12, the panel has now issued a final award providing for a payment of US$940 million by Qualcomm

Atos and Dell EMC join hands to address the growing IoT market

BANGALORE, INDIA: Atos and Dell EMC are joining forces to address the growing Internet of Things (IoT) and business analytics markets. The unprecedented growth in connected devices, the data generated and the applications generating value out of these connections will

C-Zentrix launches 2 new customer engagement solutions, TrixChat and Zenbot

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Cloud-based advance communication management provider, C-Zentrix has launched two new products in its Customer Engagement Solutions portfolio, ‘TrixChat’ and ‘ZenBot’. The solutions would help the customers of C-Zentrix across verticals to stay in touch with their end-customers

Infosys enters strategic alliance with HP to accelerate digital transformation in the retail industry

USA: Infosys and HP launched joint Retail Point of Sale (RPOS) and Enterprise Device as a Service (DaaS) solutions to help businesses accelerate digital transformation as part of the HP Global System Integrator (GSI) Alliance Program. Adopting new technologies is

Another blow for Uber in its legal battle against Waymo

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Uber was ordered by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley on Thursday to hand over the unredacted term sheet of its agreement with Otto to Waymo. The judge said there was no basis for Uber to censor parts of the document because there was no privileged

Practo partners Bing to help you find best doctors in your locale

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In a bid to make searching and booking a doctor’s appointment easier and hassle-free, Practo and Microsoft have partnered to help people search and choose the best doctors in their nearby locality using Bing. The collaboration will enable an easier and

Allied Irish Bank Goes Digital, Crosses 700,000 User Base on Mobile

By : CIOL Bureau

With declining use of traditional banking channels like branch banking, AIB embraces mobile and achieves a rapid turnaround. AIB or Allied Irish Banks is a leading commercial bank in Ireland, which offers a full range of personal, business, as well

Google, IBM, Lyft collaborate on open source project Istio

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Google, IBM, and Lyft have announced the launch of  Istio, a new open platform that allows developers a vendor-neutral way to connect, secure, manage and monitor networks of different micro services on cloud platforms. “Istio is the result of a joint

Microsoft to acquire cyber security firm Hexadite for $100mn: Report

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Microsoft is acquiring Israeli cyber security startup Hexadite for $100 million, the Hebrew language website Calcalist reported on Wednesday. Microsoft’s new purchase comes on the heels of global wreck courtesy WannaCry ransomware affecting more than 300,000 windows computers in 150 countries since it surfaced

Automotive OEMs and the app-pedal

Shrikant Salke Automotive consumers have become increasingly tech-savvy and have started using mobile applications for each

GST should not stand for Gory, Sloppy and Tricky. But how?

Pratima H BANGALORE, INDIA: GST is just around the corner and with every passing day the

LeEco laying off 70pc of its workforce in the US

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In the light of growing financial crisis, Chinese tech company LeEco is laying off a majority of

Verizon plans to launch a streaming TV service soon

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Verizon is planning to use the post-merger AOL-Yahoo subsidiary as a platform to “test out an over-the-top

Less ROI, More Lawsuits – Why Big Data goes awry?

Arvind Purushothaman While large businesses and IT organizations are convinced of the potential of Analytics within

Twitter hires former Bloomberg exec Todd Swidler to run its live video business

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Twitter has hired former Bloomberg video executive Todd Swidler as its global head of Live Business. Swidler is

Apple and Nokia call a truce with multi-year patent license

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Finally, at least one patent lawsuit in the tech industry looks settled. We wish this was

Bumper opening for Xiaomi Mi Home with Rs 5cr sales in first 12 hours

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Xiaomi knows the importance of India in its global expansion plans and well, India never disappoints

SoftBank closes first round of Vision Fund at $93 billion

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SoftBank’s $100 billion investment fund has announced its first close at massive $93 billion from a slew of

Some use Deo. Some use Talc. Some use the Cloud

Pratima H As impossible and unpalatable as it sounds, it so happens that bathing was not

Uber might fire Anthony Levandowski if he refuses to comply with the court’s order

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Marking a significant shift in the most talked-about lawsuit in the self-driving industry, Uber has asked