Poor requirement writing still haunting IT projects?

CHENNAI, INDIA: During an IT adoption cycle, the business heads and IT teams usually get into

Infosys makes banking easy for youth

BANGALORE, INDIA: Infosys, has announced the launch of the Finacle Youth Banking solution, a banking solution for young people. The digital banking solution, specially designed for young customers between the ages of 12 to 18, is aimed at making banking

How to scoop up opportunities in a hyperconnected world?

By : Soma Tah

BANGALORE, INDIA: Today’s hyperconnected world have opened new channels of growth for the enterprises by changing the way people work, play and communicate. Shopping is now just a click away; from the armoires in the living rooms, TV has broken

Flipkart acquires Appiterate to strengthen its mobile platform

BANGALORE, INDIA: Flipkart had recently announced of shutting its website and its  move to only- app within a year. Making the right move, the company has now acquired Appiterate, a mobile engagement and marketing automation company based out of Delhi.

Locate the seller, connect and strike a deal with LenDen app

BANGALORE, INDIA: LenDen app, your gateway to a neighbourhood friendly marketplace, has been created with the intention to change the way how people exchange, sell and donate items locally. It is an app that helps locate the seller on the

Indian SMBs happy with Google’s mobile friendly algorithm

By : Sonal Desai

MUMBAI, INDIA: A recent joke goes like this: 67 percent of Americans surveyed said they own a smart phone. In a related survey, 100 percent of smart phones said they own an American. The same is happening in India where

Moore’s law turns 50: And why it still counts?

Guruswamy Ganesh In April this year, one of the most popular phenomenon in the semiconductor industry turned 50 –The Moore’s Law. Calling it a phenomenon is not wrong, given it is the most quoted and misquoted phrase to explain and

Prices of PCs to rise by up to 10pc in 2015

BANGALORE, INDIA: Device vendors will have to raise the prices of PCs to offset the effects of currency devaluation, according to Gartner. Prices of PCs in the Eurozone and Japan, in particular, will increase by up to 10 percent during

MAIT establishes action group for Digital India

BANGALORE, INDIA: MAIT has launched the Digital India Action Group (DIAG) to provide ideas for enriching and accelerating the roll-out of the Digital India Programme. Drawing its members from major ICT companies as well as from the Government, DIAG will

TRAI mungs 1M email ids to keep hackers at bay

MUMBAI, INDIA: Days after receiving flak from the netizens for releasing their email ids, the Telecome Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), has altered the email ids of all respondents. It has munged all email addresses to check spammers from automatically

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

Microsoft presents its case for Windows 10

MUMBAI, INDIA:Microsoft is leveraging on its Build conference to build a strong case study for its latest offering in operating system—Windows 10. “Windows 10 represents a new generation of Windows, built for an era of more personal computing,” Satya Nadella,

Microsoft Edge to replace Internet Explorer

MUMBAI, INDIA: Microsoft Edge will be the new browser on Windows 10. Edge comes with new features like a built-in annotation tool, reading mode (similar to Apple’s Safari) and support from Cortana, Microsoft’s voice-assistant. It also has in-built sharing for

Inclusion or exclusion in Digital India, Net Neutrality will be the pathway

Sridhar K The essence of net neutrality lies in money, and access. Currently, anyone who has an internet connection can search,visit sites on the net and the ISP will charge the user for each byte they use as per the

FB, Twitter, WhatsApp used to spread hate campaign

MUMBAI, INDIA: In what can be termed as one of the wierdest accusations against technology, a cabinet minister has accused Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp as being platforms for the rising hate campaigns in the country. In a writter reply to

Is Rupert Murdoch’s interest in the Indian housing market growing?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Building on the new trend of consolidation in the e-commerce segment, Rupert Murdoch-based real estate portal has acquired Confirming the development, Elara Technologies, the parent company of PropTiger said that it had entered into a transaction with

Insurance companies to spend Rs 130 bn on IT in 2015

BANGALORE, INDIA: Indian insurance companies are expected to spend 130.4 billion rupees on IT products and services in 2015, a 10.4 percent increase over 2014, according to Gartner. This forecast includes spending by insurers on internal IT (including personnel), hardware,

Twitter partners with Google to serve advertising clients better after a low Q1

BANGALORE, INDIA: Twitter has announced its partnership with Google’s DoubleClick unit which will give an understanding of how Twitter advertisements are leading to conversions all across the Web. Under the agreement, marketers using Google’s DoubleClick advertising service can buy Twitter’s

PM Modi’s ambition gets cabinet nod

MUMBAI, INDIA: In what can be termed as a development that can propel India’s rank higher among the pro-digital countries in the world, the union cabinet today cleared the proposal to develop 100 smart cities across the country. The project,

Can SEBI’s security guideline save stock exchanges from cyber attacks?

Bikash Barai Cyber attacks on stock exchanges are not new. NASDAQ was attacked in 2010. Though the attack was foiled before the malware could create any havoc, this shook up everybody including FBI, NSA or the White House. Consequently, SEBI