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Tech news round up

By : CIOL Writers

Mark Zuckerberg has made an investment in a startup that pays young people in Africa to learn code. His Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative is leading a $24 million (£17 million) funding round in Andela. Spotify’s latest hire is a big hint that…

MacAppStudio: Building apps for Windows, Mac and Android

By : CIOL Writers

In the midst of life crisis, two childhood friends, who knew each other’s situation better than anyone else, decided to become entrepreneurs. And it turned out to be a turning point in their life, where success met them again and…

Get ready for Google and Synergyse

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Google, the tech giant has acquired another business-technology start-up, Synergyse, which was founded by Varun Malhotra with an aim to teach users how to use Google Apps. Google intends to make Synergyse Training for Google Apps available for free to…

Epson leads Indian projector market in H1, FY15-16

BANGALORE, INDIA: Epson has retained the No.1 position in the Indian Projector Market according to the latest data released by Cyber Media Research (CMR) for the period H1, FY15-16. The Indian Projector market is highly competitive with more than 20…

Tally Solutions hits 1mn customers mark

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tally Solutions has hit one million customers mark across the globe now. Tally Solutions now offers its solutions to a million customers in over 100 countries, including India, Middle East & North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, Asia Pacific, and…

.tech: The preferred address of tech enthusiasts

BANGALORE, INDIA: Do you know that the domain name registrations for .tech has crossed over 1,00,000  now? For your information, .tech was launched on 5th August 2015. Radix, the domain name registry behind .tech,  said that the domain extension has seen…

Biggest science and tech predictions for the coming decade

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My six year old nephew talks about robots and gadgets like a pro. Even at this age he has an idea about VR and AR and often talks about computer intelligence and machine learning. Technology has changed everything around us….

10yr old hacks Instagram, wins $10,000

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He is 10, not even old enough to sign up on Facebook but he knows all the technicalities to hack into Facebook owned photo sharing app Instagram. The Helsinki-based boy genius, called Jani is Facebook’s youngest white hat hacker who…

Ujjivan Financials’ IPO draws massive response

By : CIOL Writers

Small finance bank (SFB) licensee Ujjivan Financial Services’ initial public offering (IPO) raised Rs. 885 crore in an initial public offering (IPO) that closed on Monday after receiving spectacular demand for more than 40 times the shares on offer. Ujjivan’s is…

Catch live updates from Olympics on Snapchat

By : CIOL Writers

Snapchat, whose bread and butter, relies on live event coverage, is creating headlines with its first-of-its-kind tie-up with NBCUniversal. Snapchat will create a dedicated channel within the app that will feature content from the Olympics including daily “live stories” from…

Beauty startups find it difficult to survive

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Within a year of inception, Amber Wellness an online beauty startup, has ended its services in Indian cities of Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai. The startup which was launched in August 2015 decided to shut down due to low-profit margins; though…

Walmart opens technology CoE in Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: Walmart today opened its new technology Center of Excellence(CoE) in Bangalore. The center will house Walmart Global Technology Services, to build new platforms and services to support both its e-commerce and stores businesses worldwide. The Walmart Global Technology…

IBM unleashes the quantum computing experience

USA: IBM today is making quantum computing available to the public via the IBM Cloud onto any desktop or mobile device. The IBM Quantum Experience will allow users to run algorithms and experiments on IBM’s quantum processor. Built by IBM…

TASK & SAP join hands to up-skill Telengana’s youth

SECUNDERABAD, INDIA: Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAP India Education to educate and up-skill the youth in the region. SAP Education wishes to set-up Student Academy centers at various college…

Social Media Stands up against Racist Sports Transformation Post

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Not many people knew about Matthew Theunissen some time back. But the 26-year-old who allegedly lives in Cape Town and currently works in water resource management as per his CV is presently one of the hottest trend on social media…

Starbucks Coffee coming to your smartphone

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Starbucks is all set to make the coffee sipping experience more special, by allowing users to order and pay using mobile phones. The service would be first for India and Starbucks is expecting bumper response once the app is launched…

Singapore tech-enterprises aiming TiE for fundraising

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Singapore’s tech-heavy weights,will be represented by an 11-member delegation, led by state-owned trade promoter International Enterprise Singapore, to explore market specific product development opportunities and funding from some 4,600 delegates expected at The Indus Entrepreneurs convention (TIEcon) to be held…

Dell & EMC’s combined enterprise biz will be called Dell EMC

USA: Dell Chairman and CEO Michael Dell said that the Dell and EMC combined family of businesses will be called Dell Technologies, after the merger. Dell Technologies will comprise the combined enterprise infrastructure businesses of Dell and EMC, the PC…

Rajdeep Sardesai leaves Twitter

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Some people log on to twitter only to have a fight with whoever they call trolls? What a waste! — shilpi tewari (@shilpitewari) May 1, 2016   Television journalist Rajdeep Sardesai’s sudden exit from Twitter is the current talk of…

Swiss Re announces insurance tech accelerator program

BANGALORE, INDIA: Global reinsurance company, Swiss Re announced has launched InsurTech accelerator to help startups develop business solutions that could revolutionize the way (re)insurance conducts business. The accelerator programme will help mentor and curate startups in India aimed at disrupting…