Inaccurate & insufficient data to be blamed for the sales & marketing disconnect

BANGALORE, INDIA: A survey conducted by InsideView has shed some lights on the reasons behind the discord between sales and marketing teams. “Sales and marketing misalignment costs companies real money. It is an age-old problem but the time is now

Xiaomi launches its first smartwatch with heart rate sensor

By : CIOL Writers

After launching a kid-focused smartwatch in May, Xiaomi launched its much-anticipated first smartwatch in China yesterday. Starting today, the Xiaomi Amazfit smartwatch will be available at CNY 799 in the country. The wearable that has been designed in collaboration with

Microsoft launches a dedicated website to report hate speech

By : CIOL Writers

The tech giants are coming together to fight and prevent online hate speech. Automated abuse filter by Yahoo, Quality filter by Twitter, and now a dedicated website has been launched by Microsoft to control online hate speech. The Redmond company

Is Pokemon Go IT’s new BYOD Monster?

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H CA, USA: Meteoric – the word – finally gets the right place to describe something really befitting. It’s no news how Pokemon Go has risen from just another game to a phenomenon. So much so that for millions

Foodpanda’s Indian unit forays into ecommerce delivery to better revenues

By : CIOL Writers

Food tech startup Foodpanda’s Indian unit secured more than 150 crores of funding in last 12 months in eight different stages from Berlin-based parent Jade Gmbh and Co, reports Livemint. The information was revealed in documents submitted to Registrar of

Google could replace Nexus with a new brand lineup this year

By : CIOL Writers

If you are among those who are eagerly waiting for Google’s new Nexus smartphones this year code named Sailfish and Marlin, we have a piece of not so good news for you. The company, according to several reports, will refrain

Airtel quickens LTE-A rollout to offer up to 135Mbps 4G speeds

MUMBAI, INDIA: You can call it RJio effect as Airtel is speeding up its network transformation program throughout the country. Airtel announced today that it has deployed 4G Advanced technology (carrier aggregation across TD LTE and LTE FDD) in Mumbai

Facebook to hide ‘mature content’ from News Feed

By : CIOL Writers

Mark Zuckerberg wants you to feel safe when using Facebook. Hence, to ensure that Facebook has taken many initiatives to improvise their ‘News Feed’ feature. However, another experiment is here from Zuckerberg’s team, which will give people the option to

Warning: Update your iPhone iOS before it gets hacked

By : CIOL Writers

Even after a severe warning coming directly from the Cupertino tech giant, many iPhone users are yet to update their mobile operating system. According to MixPanel, more than 86 percent of Apple iPhones users around the globe are still vulnerable

84pc of Indians use social media even if they are on vacation

By : CIOL Writers

What has turned into “Snapchat, Instagram or Facebook Post update” was once vacations, outings, visiting restaurants, or trying out new cuisines. We have become so engrossed into social media; that more than 84 percent of Indians connect to the internet

Google is Uber’s new competitor in the Bay area

By : CIOL Writers

Google wants to cut out a pie for itself from the already crowded car-pooling business with its own ride-sharing service, reports The Wall Street Journal. Citing a person familiar with the matter, the report said that after running a pilot

Apple introduces 2TB iCloud storage option for $20 per month

By : CIOL Writers

Say goodbye to that annoying “full storage” iCloud message that keeps popping now and then as Apple has added a new tier of storage that provides 2TB for $19.99 per month. The company has updated its iCloud pricing list ahead

Mobile apps that bombed despite big names

By : CIOL Writers

Hundreds of apps are launched every year but have you ever wondered how many of them really make money. Unfortunately, very few. The success rate for apps is abysmally low. Some analysts say app fever is over. Not really. The

3 Paytm wallet features you may have missed!

By : Soma Tah

Paytm has released a couple of new features to make the buying and payment process easy and secure for the users and chances are there that you may have not noticed it! Here are those lesser-know features and how to

RJio likely to snag 25mn subscribers before the commercial launch

Faisal Kawoosa Batten down the hatches! It may not sound music to the ears of incumbents, but after kick-starting Jio Preview Offer along with LYF devices, RJio’s extended offer to another 19 device manufacturers, including Samsung, Micromax, Yu, Asus, Gionee,

Google integrates Cast directly into Chrome browser

By : CIOL Writers

After two years of testing, Google has now integrated its Google Cast capability directly into the Chrome browser broadening its reach and potential as a seamless transit channel for your digital life. This means that now, there is no need

Part 2: The road ahead for banking sector

By : Soma Tah

The emergence of disruptive new fintech startups, new govt. schemes and policies for banking the unbanked, the RBI issuing differentiated licenses for payments banks, etc. have opened a floodgate of new opportunities for both the new and traditional players in

VMware brings cloud freedom & control with Cross-Cloud Architecture

BANGALORE, INDIA: VMware announced that its Cross-Cloud Architecture will help customers to run, manage, connect, and secure their applications across clouds and devices in a common operating environment. On the VMworld stage in Las Vegas, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger highlighted

Instagram to suggest Stories from people you don’t follow

By : CIOL Writers

Snapchat was just the inspiration. Instagram Stories has its own Plan of action to boost itself among the users. The app is aiming at harnessing the power of Facebook’s algorithmic expertise to begin surfacing Instagram Stories from people you don’t

Apple launching new MacBook Air and iMac in October

By : CIOL Writers

Apple’s iPhones might be facing tough competition in the market from the likes of Samsung Galaxy but its MacBook is still class apart and unparalleled in the business. The Cupertino tech giant is now planning to refresh its Mac portfolio