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Apple acquires automation app Workflow

By : CIOL Writers

Apple has acquired popular automation app Workflow for an undisclosed sum, reports TechCrunch. Workflow is an iOS app that makes it possible for people to build custom actions involving multiple apps. Some of the examples of tasks for which Workflow can be

Instagram now has 1mn monthly advertisers

By : CIOL Writers

Last year was an exceptional year for Instagram. The photo-sharing app launched more updates in the past 12 months than it had ever done before. And looks like the updates have paid off well. From 200,000 active advertisers last year, Instagram now claims one

Google Maps to enable real-time location sharing with friends and family

By : CIOL Writers

Google has announced a new real—time location sharing feature for Google Maps to let users on Android and iOS share their real-time location with friends, family, and colleagues and these people will be able to see the location on Android, iPhone,

Mukesh Bansal steps down from Swiggy’s board over ‘conflict of interest’

By : CIOL Writers

Within six months of joining Swiggy, Mukesh Bansal has stepped down as the board member of food delivery platform. Bansal joined Swiggy and online freight operator Rivigo as an independent director in October last year. Citing three people in the

ManageEngine’s IT management suite will be integrated into parent co. Zoho’s business apps

CHENNAI, INDIA: Announcing its strategy to align IT with business objectives, IT management company, ManageEngine said it will integrate its suite of IT management software into the cloud-based business apps of parent company Zoho. The expanded ManageEngine-Zoho relationship promises to push IT-business alignment

LinkedIn introduces new enterprise edition for big businesses

By : CIOL Writers

LinkedIn is giving more power to enterprises by allowing them to influence its network of almost half a billion working professionals. The Microsoft-owned company has launched a new enterprise edition tier and other enhancements to its sales tool, Sales Navigator,

Reliance Jio says Ookla results are misleading

By : Riddhi Sharma

The Airtel vs. Reliance Jio speed test war takes another turn. While both the parties have not once changed their stands. Reliance Jio continues to question Ookla’s Speedtest methods. Including their claims that Ookla is not recognised by either TRAI

Samsung finally launches its mobile payments service, Samsung Pay in India

By : CIOL Writers

South-Korean electronic giant Samsung has finally launched its own mobile payments system — Samsung Pay in India. The official launch of the app comes around two weeks after Samsung introduced its mobile payment service for select users in India who signed

Google releases the first developer preview for Android O

By : CIOL Writers

Even before we could move over Android Nougat, Google has released the next iteration of Google’s mobile operating system. Android O is here, only for developers, though. Like last year’s (out of the blue) Nougat announcement, Google has launched the

Digital Engineering: Implanting Change, One Step At A Time

Siva Perubotla What is the objective of any exercise in engineering? I see it, at its

KOMPANIONS of transforming education through technology

By : CIOL Writers

Indian education system has often been criticized for being too theoretical and bookish to impart any

Twitter suspends over 376,000 accounts for promoting terrorism

By : CIOL Writers

Twitter is getting aggressive in its battle against terrorist accounts. After suspending 235,000 accounts in the

Lyft acquires Q&A startup FinitePath to improve its services

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to improve its large-scale infrastructure and services, Lyft has acquired FinitePath for an

Reddit testing public profiles for users to boost engagement

By : CIOL Writers

Reddit wants to be more than just a destination for discussion; it intends to become a

After US, UK too bans laptops on flights from six Middle East countries

By : CIOL Writers

In the wake of new terrorist threats, Britain has announced a cabin ban on laptops and

Apple launches red iPhone 7, $300 iPad and a video editing app, Clips

By : CIOL Writers

Apple is celebrating its 10-year partnership with Red, an organisation that aims to combat Aids by

Snapdeal reportedly in talks with Flipkart, Paytm for potential sale

By : CIOL Writers

Online marketplace Snapdeal is reportedly in talks with rivals Flipkart and Paytm E-Commerce Pvt Ltd for

Your WhatsApp account can be hacked with an innocent-looking meme

Do you know that a malicious code hidden within an innocent looking image received on WhatsApp

ZTE makes street administration simpler with Smart Street 2.0

ZTE announced its “Smart Street 2.0”- the second generation of ZTE’s LPWAN based solution which helps

The speed test fight deepens between Reliance Jio and Airtel, as Ookla stands by its results

By : CIOL Writers

Reliance Jio’s official entry on the Indian telecom landscape resulted in tariff and data wars amongst the