Empowering banks for financial inclusion

MUMBAI, INDIA: Mpower Softcomm, a provider of financial transaction solutions for the financial services, retail, utility payments, airtime and electronic services delivery, has procured an Application Service Provider (ASP) license from the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI). The company claims

Engineering grads, keep your resumes ready!

MUMBAI, INDIA: It’s time for the engineering graduates to update and polish their resume. The Indian IT and ITeS companies will hire 2.3 lakh fresh engineering graduates this year. Confirming the same, BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman, Nasscom, said, “Last year, the

Tyto Software launches test automation tool Sahi Pro V6.1.0

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tyto Software, creators of Sahi OS and Sahi Pro, has launched Sahi Pro 6.1.0, a user friendly functional test automation tool in the market. Sahi Pro 6.1.0 adds enhancements to its core engine with support for HTML5 technologies

World Trade Center brings startups and corporates together

BANGALORE, INDIA: World Trade Center Bangalore in association with The Venturator organized the event “Corporate Mixxer”, an event on speed dating between B2B Startups & Corporates. The objective of the event was to help the participating startups to showcase their

How digital is fueling the growth for Accenture

Thomas George Today, Digital Technologies are gaining traction for all major players in IT services, which was very much evident in Accenture’s Q3 FY’15 results delivering $7.8billion revenue in the quarter against the industry estimate of  $7.5billion. The company also

GetMyPeon raises Rs.1.5cr after two and a half years

BANGALORE, INDIA: Mumbai based errand-running and same-day delivery service GetMyPeon received its first round of seed funding of Rs. 1.5 crore after being in the business for over two and a half years. GetMyPeon provides services to 1000+ active clients

Nasscom to set up CoE to train professionals in big data analytics

HYDERABAD, INDIA: To train professionals in big data and analytics, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom), will be setting up a centre of excellence(CoE). It had been working with the union governemnt on this, said Nasscom Chairman

Apps to bring retailers, merchants and consumers together

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Oriented towards inclusive growth of retailers and merchants across India, two Utility e-commerce mobile applications – Just Delivr and Snakkoo were launched today. The apps from India, connect retailers and merchants to the consumers through their mobile

Meet the winners of the Aadhaar Hackathon

MUMBAI, INDIA: Post the marathon of enthusiasts who had participated in the two-day Aadhaar Hackathon, the jury has finally released its list of winners. We present the toppers: Winner: Anantha Padmanabha – Bengaluru App: True Scholar What it does: The

Don’t know much on e-filing? Here are few guidelines

BANGALORE, INDIA: ClearTax help the tax filers understand clear the air about some common myths around e-filing: ‘E-filing is not mandatory’ – There is a significant number of returns which are being e-filed and gradually the Income Tax department is

Juniper promises better efficiency with new router

MUMBAI, INDIA: Insatiable consumer and business customer demand for always-on, always-available services, including enterprise applications, unified communications and other bandwidth-intensive activities, such as streaming video, has led telecom service and cloud-content providers to rethink how they architect networks for efficient

A flash on the cloud

SINGAPORE: Nimble Storage, the flash storage solutions provider, today announced InfoSight, its cloud-connected management and support engine. Integral to the Nimble Adaptive Flash platform, InfoSight simplifies management and support with intelligent, analytics-driven automation. With the addition of VM-level monitoring capabilities,

A boost to India’s drying electronic manufacturing

MUMBAI, INDIA: If all goes well, India will get a much needed boost to its electronic manufacturing segment. According to a report in the Times of India, Foxconn is planning to partner with Ahmedabad-based Adani Group to set up at least

Wipro may snatch Cisco’s high profile former CTO

MUMBAI, INDIA: Padmashree Warrior, the high profile CTO of networking major Cisco, may soon join Wipro, India’s third largest IT services company. While Wipro declined a comment, multiple sources familiar with the development told TOI that the Vijaywada-born Warrior, one of

Now book TaxiForSure cabs through Ola app

NEW DELHI, INDIA: TaxiForSure which was acquired by Ola in March this year for $200 million has announced that its customers can book a TaxiForSure hatchback directly from the Ola app. Starting today, the TaxiForSure Hatchback (TFS Hatchback) will appear as

A look at PM Modi’s idea of a smart city

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched three major urban development initiatives- AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation); Smart Cities Mission; and Housing for All (Urban), at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi today. The projects entail

Pepperfry app will let users place furnitures virtually in their rooms

BANGALORE, INDIA: Online shoppers often struggle with questions related to product display, e.g. how will an online product will fit inside their homes – both physically and aesthetically. The online seller of furniture and home decor products,’s mobile app will now addresses these specific  consumer

HeyBiz Messenger lets you take expert’s advice on various niches

NEW DELHI, INDIA: HeyBiz Messenger a mobile application that connects both customers and businesses on mobile with real time chat; has added an exclusive feature in the app called Expert Advice. HeyBiz has grouped a team of experts from different

Starwood Hotels & Resorts checks in Accenture again

NEW YORK, USA: Accenture has signed an agreement with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and will

“Indian cos not open to partner with analytics firms”

By : Sanghamitra Kar

BANGALORE, INDIA: With a number of startups that has sprung in the recent past, it has