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Veritas partners Microsoft and AWS for data management in the cloud

MUMBAI, INDIA:Veritas Technologies and Microsoft announced a multi-year global, strategic partnership to help organizations use Microsoft Azure to optimize for hybrid cloud environments and to host Veritas’ Enterprise Vault cloud management and governance service on Azure. Veritas  also announced a

Shuttl partners Google Maps to improve commute search

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to improve its commute search and services, bus-ride aggregator Shuttl has partnered with Google Maps to enable users to search for Shuttl ride on its platform whenever a user looks for public transport between two locations. This

Sony launches ‘world’s fastest’ SD card with write speed of up to 299MB/s

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Sony has announced its new SF-G series SD card that will apparently provide world’s fastest read/write speeds. Designed especially for photographers, DSLR camera users and videographers, SF-G series offers to write speeds of up to 299 megabytes per second (MB/s)

Airtel acquires a stake in fintech startup Seynse

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Telecom major Bharti Airtel has acquired a “strategic equity stake” in Fintech startup Seynse Technologies Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed amount. The deal was facilitated through Airtel’s subsidiary Bharti Airtel Services, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. Launched

Tesla CFO Jason Wheeler quits, former CFO Deepak Ahuja makes a comeback

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Tesla’s fourth quarter’s earnings call brought in another piece of news that it’s Chief Financial Officer Jason Wheeler is leaving the company. Wheeler will be replaced by Deepak Ahuja, who was Tesla’s first CFO joining the company in 2008 after

Microsoft launches new features to enhance mail & calendar experience

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Microsoft is launching new mobile app-inspired features to enhance your mail and calendar experience. The new features will be initially available to Outlook.com and Office 365 users, followed by a roll out for other email services in the coming weeks. The highlight

NASSCOM and ITAC Japan sign MoU to boost IoT ecosystem in India

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In a bid to boost digital technology and develop the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem in India, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the IoT Acceleration Consortium (ITAC) Japan. K.S.

Nokia and Intel built acceleration labs to make 5G a commercial reality

FINLAND: Nokia and Intel has opened two 5G solutions labs to test and accelerate the commercial readiness of the new wireless technology. In her official blog, Aicha Evans, senior vice president and general manager of the Communication and Devices Group

Now Instagram users can post multiple photos and videos in single post

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Instagram is rolling out the much-awaited feature of sharing up to 10 photos and videos in one single post. Instagram wrote in a blog post, “You no longer have to choose the single best photo or video from an experience

Get My Parking raises pre-series A funding of $1.1mn led by IAN

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Delhi-based startup, Get My Parking, which provides cloud-based mobile parking technology has raised pre-series A funding of $1.1 million from investors such as Indian Angel Network (IAN), BEENEXT, The Chennai Angels (TCA), and Sunil Munjal (Hero group). The 18-month-old startup,

SVKM entrusts SAP to upskill students and boost staff productivity

MUMBAI, INDIA: Sri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) has collaborated with SAP Education to provide certified SAP training courses as supplement to the curriculum. It has also implemented SAP SuccessFactors to effectively manage its expanding faculty and staff count. has

Twitter launches custom profiles for business agents and customer support teams

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Twitter is introducing yet another feature to lure customers and business agents to use its platform to boost their business. After making it easier for customers to directly message businesses, and allowing companies to add a “send a private message” button

India was third largest source of spam emails in 2016: Kaspersky

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Sending an alarming reminder to all the e-mail users, Kaspersky has published a report which affirms the growing popularity of spam mails with ransomware. Kaspersky’s Spam and phishing in 2016 report revealed that the fourth quarter of 2016 witnessed an

Airtel acquires Telenor India as consolidation wave grips Indian telecom

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Reliance Jio’s entry on Indian telecom landscape has changed the industry forever. While on the one hand, there have been raining deals and offers for customers, on the other, a wave of consolidation can be seen gripping the industry as

Snapdeal laying-off over 500 employees; Co-founders pledge 100pc salary cut

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Online marketplace Snapdeal has announced a slew of measures to steer its ship amidst cash crunch and fierce competition from Flipkart and Amazon.  Firstly, the startup — backed by the likes of Alibaba and Softbank is laying off nearly 500-600

Bangalore-based Cardiotrack signs MoU with Mexico’s Grupo Seara to expand services

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Cardiotrack, a startup that provides predictive diagnosis for cardiovascular diseases has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Grupo Seara, one of the largest entrepreneurial healthcare services companies in Mexico according to which Grupo Seara will adopt advanced patient-centric technologies

HTC launches premium smartphones, U Play and U Ultra in India

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HTC, the Taiwanese smartphone maker has launched two premium smartphones – U Ultra and U Play – in India, which were initially unveiled at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Moving out of its Rs 10,000 segment, HTC ha priced the

Airtel picks up stake in digital lending platform, Loan Singh

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Bharti Airtel  through its subsidiary Bharti Airtel Services has acquired a strategic equity stake in fintech company, Seynse Technologies, which built a digital lending platform, Loan Singh to provide easy loans for credit-worthy yet underserved borrowers. Seynse

Samsung S8’s running pictures going viral

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As Samsung Galaxy S8’s official launch gets closer, the virtual world is getting flooded with rumours. Adding one more to the long list of rumours, a Chinese screen protector manufacturer has shared pictures of running Galaxy S8. China protective film

Google is shutting down its Google Site Search

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Google is pulling the shutter on its Google Site Search, that was designed and created for web publishers who wanted to apply the industry’s leading search technology to their own platforms. Initially named as Google Custom Search Business Edition, Google