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Allied Irish Bank Goes Digital, Crosses 700,000 User Base on Mobile

By : CIOL Bureau

With declining use of traditional banking channels like branch banking, AIB embraces mobile and achieves a rapid turnaround. AIB or Allied Irish Banks is a leading commercial bank in Ireland, which offers a full range of personal, business, as well

Sony’s Digital Paper tablet gets a makeover with new screen and interface

By : CIOL Writers

Though Sony’s huge 13-inch Digital Paper tablet did not receive a warm welcome from users, looks like the electronics giant is making some amends by introducing much-needed upgrades to the device. The DPT-RP1 replaces the DPTS1 and comes with new and improved features

Android Pay reportedly to launch in India this year through UPI

By : CIOL Writers

After the launch of Samsung Pay, Google too looks set to bring its Android Pay platform to India later this year. According to an ET report, following in the footsteps of WhatsApp and Stripe, the search engine company is preparing to anchor

Google, IBM, Lyft collaborate on open source project Istio

By : CIOL Writers

Google, IBM, and Lyft have announced the launch of  Istio, a new open platform that allows developers a vendor-neutral way to connect, secure, manage and monitor networks of different micro services on cloud platforms. “Istio is the result of a joint

Facebook rolls out redesigned version of Trending Topics for iOS

By : CIOL Writers

Last year, Facebook received a lot of criticism for promoting biased and fake news. After spending more than a year to improve its algorithm, Facebook has finally unveiled a redesigned version of its “Trending Topics” section to give users a variety of

Microsoft to acquire cyber security firm Hexadite for $100mn: Report

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft is acquiring Israeli cyber security startup Hexadite for $100 million, the Hebrew language website Calcalist reported on Wednesday. Microsoft’s new purchase comes on the heels of global wreck courtesy WannaCry ransomware affecting more than 300,000 windows computers in 150 countries since it surfaced

Google shortlists six Indian startups for Launchpad Accelerator Program

By : CIOL Writers

Google has announced six Indian startups who have been shortlisted for the fourth class of Google Accelerator Program. These six startups will be joining the latest class of Launchpad that has 27 other startups from across Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin

Automotive OEMs and the app-pedal

Shrikant Salke Automotive consumers have become increasingly tech-savvy and have started using mobile applications for each

GST should not stand for Gory, Sloppy and Tricky. But how?

Pratima H BANGALORE, INDIA: GST is just around the corner and with every passing day the

Twitter rolls out a new feature to promote brands through chatbots

By : CIOL Writers

Twitter is also catching up with the explosive growth in the popularity of chatbots; the micro-blogging

LeEco laying off 70pc of its workforce in the US

By : CIOL Writers

In the light of growing financial crisis, Chinese tech company LeEco is laying off a majority of

Uber is rolling out Snapchat custom filters in India

By : CIOL Writers

Ride-sharing app Uber will begin a phased roll-out of a unique integration with Snapchat in India from

Facebook introduces a private chat option to livestream with friends

By : CIOL Writers

According to Facebook, people comment on Live videos ten times more than regular videos, which we’re

When will Instagram stop cloning Snapchat like features?

By : CIOL Writers

Instagram, the photo-sharing app is back with one more feature that will keep your Stories trunk

Google’s AlphaGo AI beats the world’s best human Go player

By : CIOL Writers

Google’s AI AlphaGo was at its best yet again defeating Ke Jie, the world’s number one Go

Ikea’s smart light bulbs will now take commands from Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant

By : CIOL Writers

Remote-control or app-control lightning will soon be a thing of past as Ikea’s new smart light

A third of all completed IoT projects are not considered success: Cisco survey

By : CIOL Writers

While IDC predicts that the worldwide installed base of Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints will grow from

Verizon plans to launch a streaming TV service soon

By : CIOL Writers

Verizon is planning to use the post-merger AOL-Yahoo subsidiary as a platform to “test out an over-the-top

Microsoft announces new Surface Pro lineup starting at $799

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has announced an upgraded iteration of its original Surface Pro lineup without any numbering with many

HP unveils new premium laptop portfolio at Cannes 2017

By : CIOL Writers

HP launched new premium portfolio series of Spectre x2, ENVY x360 and ENVY laptops at the