SonicWall and Quest demerged from Dell Software

USA: Technology-focused private equity firm, Francisco Partners and Elliott Management have completed the acquisition of Dell Software Group and announced the spin-out of security software business SonicWall and IT management software Quest as independent businesses. Dell bought Quest Software for $2.36

Why female employee representation is going down at Yahoo?

By : Riddhi Sharma

According to Yahoo’s July 2015 diversity report, women make up 37% of Yahoo’s global overall workforce. While as per 2016 report, the overall percentage of women did stay same at 37%, the number of female executives fell from a year

Will iPhone 8 come with wireless charging tech?

By : Riddhi Sharma

Apple is definitley on an innovation spree, first the missing earphone jack and then the Macbook Pro with wireless charging. The latest news doing the rounds is iPhone 8 with wireless charging capabilities. As per the latest reports from to Nikkei, Apple

What are Apple’s strategic choices for a bounce-back?

Thomas George The darling of the tech world-Apple has seen the first ever decline in revenues since 2001, with iPhone sales leveling off that contributed close to two-thirds of its revenue. Many experts might conclude that it’s a natural phase

Apple’s developer preview offers emojis like Face Palm or Shrug

By : Riddhi Sharma

So, in the latest Apple’s developer preview of iOS 10.2 we have been told that fresh emojis have been added. First look at them would tell you how relatable they are and perhaps way better than the other emojis we

Fortinet outlines 3 key strategies to secure enterprises

Fortinet at its annual Security Conference for Indian CIOs in Moscow has emphasized that the best way to secure complicated networked environments was simplicity and recommended the  three important strategies for securing evolving environments. Joe Sarno, Vice President, International Emerging,

Entering Facebook’s PC gaming platform: Gameroom

By : Riddhi Sharma

After much anticipation Facebook’s PC gaming platform in partnership with the Unity developer toolset has been launched and its called Gameroom. There are talks that it reminds everyone of Steam from 2009, but for Facebook games. The rules in the

What’s next for Twitter India?

By : Riddhi Sharma

Twitter India head, Rishi Jaitly called it quits from Twitter on Twitter. So, yesterday via series of tweets through his official twitter account he announced his exit. Today, after 4 years of user/business momentum in India & the region, I’m

Buying Skype Credit gets easier as prices now start at Rs 30

CHENNAI, INDIA: Skype users will now be able to buy Skype Credit from prices as low as Rs 30. Until now, Skype users in India could only buy Skype credit starting at Rs 300. “We are always looking to find

Mobile advertising to overtake desktop advertising in 2017

By : CIOL Writers

Mobile devices are already the primary means of accessing the internet across the world, and it is reported to further increase 75 percent of all internet advertising in 2017, according to Zenith’s recent Mobile Advertising Forecasts. The report says that

Facebook failed again in acquiring Snapchat-like server, Snow

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook is totally smitten by Snapchat! If we dig the history of Facebook trying to create a clone for Snapchat, we can see how it has made enough alterations to ‘fit in’ just-like Snapchat among youth. It all started with

Manthan Retail Analytics wins multi-year deal from Grand Hypermarkets

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hyper and Super market chain, Grand Hypermarkets has chosen Manthan Retail Analytics to gain actionable insights across its 40 stores in the UAE, Oman, Kuwait, India and Qatar. As part of the multi-year contract, Manthan will deploy state