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Snapdeal-Flipkart deal hits another roadblock

By : CIOL Writers

Looks like Snapdeal and Flipkart will take some more time before they announce their official merger. Snapdeal’s board has rejected a buy-out offer of roughly $700-800 million from rival Flipkart, creating a new hurdle in the proposed deal, Livemint reports. Apparently,

Karnataka startups to get Rs 400cr boost under ‘Elevate’ programme

By : CIOL Writers

Karnataka IT & BT Minister Priyank Kharge on Tuesday opened the state government’s ‘Elevate’ programme under which the government will spend Rs 400 crore to ‘elevate’ 100 startups by providing them funds and mentors to help them turn their ideas into successful businesses. ‘Elevate

GoTBot is your Game of Thrones’ digital encyclopedia before next season hits off

By : CIOL Writers

Seven years is a long time. When people have a hard time remembering important happenings or characters from their own life, how can they keep a tag of all the characters of a show whose Season 7 premiere is just around the

Infosys Finacle and Active.AI join hands to boost conversational banking with AI

BANGALORE, INDIA: Infosys Finacle has partnered Active.AI, an Enterprise AI platform for banks to help financial institutions offer conversational banking services through chat and voice based interfaces across their digital channels. Active.AI is a Venture Funded Singapore headquartered fintech startup with an innovation

Samsung is working on a Bixby-powered smart speaker- Report

By : CIOL Writers

After Apple, we could soon witness another tech giant joining the smart speaker fray. Reportedly, Samsung is developing its own voice-activated smart speaker powered by Bixby, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The speaker, code-named Vega, has been in the works

Who’s watching your network bro?

Sriram Subramanian Networking is going through a phase of rapid evolution with the advent of cloud

Maharashtra Govt chose Fortinet to deliver the wireless solution for MumbaiWiFi

MUMBAI, INDIA: Earlier this year, just before the BMC polls, the Government of Maharashtra launched the

Lava forays into notebooks with Helium 14 priced at Rs 14,999

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Smartphone brand, Lava today announced its entry into the Notebook segment with the

BookMyShow acquires restaurant discovery platform Burrp

By : CIOL Writers

Online entertainment ticketing firm, BookMyShow has acquired Mumbai-based local food and restaurant recommendation engine Burrp from Network18

Google Play Store offering great deals and discounts on Android apps

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For all you Android users, Google is offering massive discounts of up to 80 percent on

Apple iPhone 8 could have a 3D facial scanner instead of Touch ID

By : CIOL Writers

We have had quite a bit of rumors and speculations regarding the Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8

Byju’s acquires Pearson’s TutorVista, Edurite for global expansion

By : CIOL Writers

Ed-tech startup Byju’s has acquired TutorVista and Edurite from British media and publishing group Pearson for an undisclosed amount. The

Amazon’s Alexa skill count reaches 15,000

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Within a span of five months, Amazon’s Alexa voice platform has jumped over from 10,000 skills

Nandan Nilekani, Helion’s Sanjeev Aggarwal launch $100M startup fund

By : CIOL Writers

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and Helion Ventures co-founder Sanjeev Aggarwal have teamed up to launch a

When elastic infrastructure makes Vulnerability Management a tricky job…

Manoj Taskar The global WannaCry ransomware attack is an unfortunate example of organizations left exposed by

Facebook finds a new way to fight fake news

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook has found a new way to identify and remove false and spam news in the

WhatsApp join hands with Vodafone to promote chat in local Indian languages

BANGALORE, INDIA: Vodafone India has joined hands with WhatsApp to promote and educate the user to

Google’s Cloud Video Intelligence API is now available in public beta

By : CIOL Writers

Artificial Intelligence is the buzz word in the tech industry presently. As part of the company’s

Elon Musk’s first tunnel is all set to go live this week

By : CIOL Writers

Elon Musk’s ‘boring’ plans (pun unintended) are finally coming to fruition as The Boring Company is

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 will make a comeback on July 7 in S Korea

By : CIOL Writers

Falling in line with all the recent rumors and reports, Samsung will launch the refurbished version of the