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Twitter co-founder Dorsey’s firm gets $100 mn

By : CIOL Bureau

Square’s technology lets people use their mobile phones to accept credit card payments from other people

Now an Android app for women’s security

By : CIOL Bureau

The alerts consist of the last known location, direction of travel and details like mode of transport and vehicle number that the traveller can enter and other details to close friends or family

Skype launches video calling for Android phones

By : CIOL Bureau

The move will help makers of phones based on Google’s Android software compete with Apple’s FaceTime video-calling service

Govt to set up telecom equipment testing centre

By : CIOL Bureau

Testing and certification of software and hardware of all foreign telecom companies will be done, says Kapil Sibal

HP may launch 9.7-inch TouchPad on Friday

By : CIOL Bureau

HP’s tablet boasts of a new operating system called WebOS

Yingli signs solar module supply deal with China

By : CIOL Bureau

Yingli Green Energy Holding said it would supply a total of 110 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic modules to a unit of China Power Investment Corp , as it looks to tap into the rapid growth in the Asian market amid a slowdown in the major hubs of Europe

Ericsson Academy to focus on 3G, LTE

By : CIOL Bureau

With much hype around 3G and upcoming LTE, Ericsson Academy will offer programmes, interactive forums around these technologies and will expand its academic operations to Bangalore, Kolkata and Noida

Skype launches video calling for Android phones

By : CIOL Bureau

The move will help makers of phones based on Google’s Android software compete with Apple’s FaceTime video-calling service

Swiss firm to deploy TCS BaNCS banking suite

By : CIOL Bureau

Claims TCS BaNCS will enable flexible development and the adaptability to meet PostFinance Switzerland’s current and future market needs as well as regulatory requirements

Emergence of clustered NAS and future of storage

By : CIOL Bureau

The challenge is to figure out how to store and manage huge amount of data

Now Skype video calling on Android phones

By : CIOL Bureau

Video calling could also help new Skype owner Microsoft promote its Windows Phone smartphone platform

Nokia sells messaging unit to Synchronica

By : CIOL Bureau

As part of the deal, Synchronica and Nokia will enter into a long-term relationship in which Synchronica will provide the messaging software which Nokia will continue to pre-load on Nokia Series 40 phones

Ansys to acquire Apache Design for $310 mn cash

By : CIOL Bureau

Acquisition to boost Ansys offering for energy-efficient devices like tablets and smartphones

Flashes of success: The SSD wave

By : CIOL Bureau

Is flash storage really eating into hard disk drives’ space?

ASUS opens two retail stores in Kolkata

By : CIOL Bureau

The outlets will feature the entire range of its Notebooks and Netbooks that have been launched in India till date

HCL ME reaches mkt through Homeshop18

By : CIOL Bureau

HCL ME has a 7-inch resistive touchscreen display that supports 800 x 480 pixel resolution, ARM 11 800Mhz processor, 256MB DDR2 RAM, 2GB Flash memory and has expandable memory of up to 8GB

Indian microfinance not sustainable

By : CIOL Bureau

A sectoral practitioners from Bangladesh say it’s because of the overdependence on the government, the huge subsidy given by the state and the lack of a regulatory framework to check the exploitation of the poor

SMEs supporting green initiatives

By : CIOL Bureau

Growing commitment level among small and midsize firms toward adoption of applications to support green initiatives in supply chain

Blue Jeans intros cloud-based video conferencing soln

By : CIOL Bureau

Dubbed “any(ware) video conferencing,” the service will be accessible to everyone at any time, any place and from practically any device

ON Semiconductor, Stegia unveils motor driver

By : CIOL Bureau

The new ON Semiconductor’s AMIS-30624 2-phase stepper motor driver, with built-in position controller and I2C serial interfacing, has been incorporated into Stegia’s stepper motor product line