Smart watches are an advertising opportunity believes Facebook

MUMBAI, INDIA: Not one to miss an advertising opportunity, Facebook is seeing one even in smart watches!!! Dave Jakubowski, Head, Ad Technology, Facebook, believes that smart watches are an opportunity to show advertising to consumers. Speaking at the Collision Conference,

China’s Coolpad commits to Make in India

MUMBAI, INDIA: With an eye on the burgeoning online marketplace, the Coolpad Group, a developer and provider of integrated solutions for smart phones, mobile data platform systems and value-added business operations in China, is starting India operations. The company will

How do you ensure stickiness of your brand among consumers?

MUMBAI, INDIA: A new study commissioned by CA Technologies and conducted by Zogby Analytics has found that mobile and desktop applications have become the new battleground for brand loyalty. The study titled, Software: the New Battleground for Brand Loyalty, said

GoI is the final authority on Net Neutrality

MUMBAI, INDIA: The Government of India and not the Telecom Authority of India, will take a final decision on Net Neutrality. The statement was made by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Telecom Minister, during the calling attention motion on Net Neutrality in the

This is not good news for SAP

MUMBAI, INDIA: A new survey released by Rimini Street on SAP users has made starting revelations. According to more than 230 SAP Business Suite applications licensees across industries, roles and company sizes from North and South America, Europe, the Middle East

Cisco veteran Chuck Robbins is its new CEO

MUMBAI, INDIA: Networking major Cisco has appointed veteran Chuck Robbins as new CEO. Current CEO John Chambers will be the Executive Chairman of the company. The appointment is in sync with Chamber’s indication that the company would scout for a new

France, Canada come under India’s e-Tourist Visa ambit

MUMBAI, INDIA: In a bid to boost tourism and enable easy entry to the foreign tourists in the country, the Government of India extended its e-Tourist visa services to 31 more countries. These include France and Canada. The facility was

Qualcomm, OPPO launch marketing program

MUMBAI, INDIA: Qualcomm Technologies, has announced a marketing program for its Snapdragon 615 processor. The digital marketing program features the OPPO R5, one of the thinnest smart phones running on the ColorOS 2.0 (based on Android 4.4 Kit Kat). It

Apple looks skyward with iPhones, China

MUMBAI, INDIA: World’s most valuable consumer electronics company Apple, which released its Q22015 results, duly acknowleged the contribution of China, which for the first time, overtook the US in iPhone sales. Sales in Greater China were up 71 percent year-over-year,

Is Anonymous India right in hacking the TRAI website?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Moments after the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released the email ids of people who responded to its consultation paper on Net Neutrality, it paid a heavy price for the wrong doing. The TRAI website crashed after

13 stars who stole the show at CIOKLUB awards

MUMBAI, INDIA: The evening was pleasant. The evening glowed. More than 100 IT heads and CIOs from all over India had gathered at the convention center of BSE to commemorate the World CIO Day, and celebrate the eighth birthday of

Digital and SMAC will dominate IT investments: EY-CIOKLUB

MUMBAI, INDIA: A new survey by Ernst and Young (EY) and the CIOKLUB has found that CIO will invest more than 25 percent of their IT budgets in new technologies, especially digital, in its annual survey titled SMAC 3.0: Digital

Twitter Highlights can bring communities closer

MUMBAI, INDIA: Social networking major Twitter has introduced a new feature which is currently being offered only to the users of Google’s Android mobile operating system. Named Highlights, the new feature provides users capsules of relevant tweets and increase engagement

A Million and counting. The number of emails TRAI’s received for Net Neutrality

MUMBAI, INDIA: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has received one million emails in support of Net Neutrality. The number of emails will further rise as the last day to vote for the campaign is today. Incidentally, this also makes

Here’s how Google will determine your website’s mobile friendliness

MUMBAI, INDIA: With an aim to enable organizations’ smooth transition toward a mobile friendly website, Google that started rolling out its new mobile friendly algorithm today, has released an exhaustive list of FAQs. While the company said that the new algorithm

Suo moto, CCI steps in to resolve the Net Neutrality war

MUMBAI, INDIA: Taking cognizance of the debates and the subsequent furore over Net Neutrality, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has decided to step in. Taking suo-moto action, the commission has asked the telecom companies to present their case, in a

How can organizations cope with Microsoft end of life product lifecycle?

MUMBAI, INDIA: As a Technology Consultant , I work with mainly small and mid-size companies with less than 500 users of IT, and am seeing increasing demand for solutions around social, mobility, analytics and cloud , popularly called as SMAC. In

Freescale announces programs for secure IoT

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gain momentum, Freescale Semiconductor and its partners are tackling the most dire challenge the young movement has faced to date -the security of IoT applications. To address the same, Freescale recently announced

COAI seeks Net Equality amidst the Net Neutrality debate

MUMBAI, INDIA: Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has pushed for an informed debate on Net Neutrality. In a statement issued yesterday, COAI reaffirmed its support for Net Neutrality, but also also made a strong pitch for net equality that will

Cricket Club of India saves software licensing cost with Enjay

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MUMBAI, INDIA: The Cricket Club of India (CCI), established in 1933, and one of the premier cricket clubs in the country was looking at PC refresh. The background: In a bid to meet the compliance and regulation rules, the IT