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Inspiring 33 Years: Pratap Gharge, CIO at Bajaj Electricals

By : Ashok Pandey

Pratap Gharge, Executive President & CIO at Bajaj Electricals Ltd. will be retiring tomorrow, June 30, 2018. He joined in 1985 and his 33 years journey has various inspiring moments. He began his professional journey as a programmer at Simplex

CoutLoot launches Firesell: India’s Fastest AI-based selling feature

By : CIOL Bureau

CoutLoot launched a revolutionary AI and Image Recognition-based selling module on its app called Firesell. The intelligent addition will enable its user to list any product on the platform within a few seconds without typing anything at all. Backed by

Heads Up Gamers! Fake Fortnite Android Apps Are Being Spread via YouTube Videos

By : CIOL Bureau

Does the name “Fortnite” ring any bells? It should, because it’s probably the most popular video game in the world right now, garnering the attention of millions of fans and even a few celebrities. Oh, and a handful of cybercriminals

Check Point Researchers Discover Cyber-Criminals Exploiting World Cup Fever with Wallchart Phishing Campaign

By : CIOL Bureau

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has identified a phishing campaign linked to the start of the FIFA World Cup where cyber-criminals attempt to lure would-be victims into downloading a schedule of fixtures and a result tracker. When opened, the attachment

UST Global strengthens its position as a leading digital technologies player with an investment from Temasek

By : CIOL Bureau

UST Global announced that it had entered into definitive agreements with Temasek to acquire a minority stake in the company. The investment marks a milestone for UST Global, whose technologies and solutions have helped drive rapid digital progression for its

Can blockchain be used in digital lending?

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Lizzie Chapman The potential for digital technology, and especially those technologies leveraging India Stack, to change the way lending is done in this market, is well understood. Paying through easy instalments or applying for loans has become a smoother process because

Twitter announces new measures to fight spam and malicious automation

By : CIOL Bureau

Every day, people go to Twitter to see what’s happening in India and around the world. One of the most important parts of Twitter’s focus on improving the health of conversations on the platform is ensuring people have access to

Instagram Introducing Video Chat, a New Explore, and More

By : CIOL Bureau

Instagram is ready to go even closer to the people and things they love. About a month back, an Instagram post announced some exciting updates to the platform — including Video Chat, topic channels in Explore, and new camera effects

Chennai Start-up SP Robotics launches ‘Makers Lab’ to boost Innovation in the Fields of Robotics & IoT

By : CIOL Bureau

SP Robotics announced the launch of ‘SP Robotics Maker Lab’, a first of its kind platform, empowering young entrepreneurs to boost innovation in the fields of Robotics and IOT in the country. ‘Maker Lab’ is currently active in thirty locations,

McAfee Labs Sees Criminals “Infect and Collect” in Cryptocurrency Mining Surge

By : CIOL Bureau

McAfee released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2018, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in Q1 2018. McAfee Labs saw on average five new threat samples every second, including growth in cryptojacking and

TPG Capital Completes Acquisition of IoT Software Provider Wind River

By : CIOL Bureau

TPG Capital (TPG) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Wind River, a leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things (IoT). TPG’s acquisition of Wind River from Intel was announced on April 3, 2018. Terms of the

NI Expands RFIC Test Capability to NB-IoT and eMTC Standards

By : CIOL Bureau

National Instruments announced NI-RFmx NB-IoT/eMTC measurement software, which complements NI’s existing RF test capabilities for wireless technologies ranging from 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax to Bluetooth to 2G/3G/4G/5G standards. NB-IoT and eMTC drive a wide range of machine-type communication applications by delivering on key

Securing the Blockchain ecosystem: What’s secure today may not be tomorrow

Mark Horvath Like many emerging technologies enjoying a sudden increase in popularity, there are many myths and inflated expectations surrounding blockchain — all due to an incomplete understanding of the capabilities and vulnerabilities of these technologies. Blockchain technology certainly has

Accelerate Business Transformation With GCR’s Cloud-Based IoT Solutions

By : CIOL Bureau

Cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) solutions are transforming the ways the companies are doing business today. IoT solutions are helping businesses to understand their customers/markets by providing intelligent inputs and feedback and in turn enabling them to monitor and manage

Ajay Chitkara appointed as Director and CEO – Airtel Business unit

By : CIOL Bureau

Ajay Chitkara has been appointed as Director and CEO – Airtel Business. In his new role, Ajay will spearhead Airtel Business as an integrated unit that will include both domestic enterprise and global enterprise operations of the company. Ajay will

National Instruments Showcases 5G Test with Skyworks

By : CIOL Bureau

NI announced that it is coordinating with Skyworks Solutions, Inc. to test products from their breakthrough Sky5 unifying platform enabling revolutionary 5G applications. The companies will jointly demonstrate Skyworks’ 5G New Radio (NR) devices at the GTI Summit in Shanghai,

Create Secured IoT endpoints with the first 32-bit

By : CIOL Bureau

With the booming growth of Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints, security is sometimes an afterthought for many designers, increasing the risk of exposing intellectual property (IP) and sensitive information. To address the growing need for security, the new SAM L10

Trend Micro’s Endpoint Security Cited as a Leader by Independent Research Firm

By : CIOL Bureau

Trend Micro Incorporated has been named a market leader in endpoint security — having been judged to have the highest score in the “current offering” category among the 15 evaluated vendors, given a five out of a possible five score

Atos announces satellite data Platform Mundi is now live

By : CIOL Bureau

Atos announces that its new Earth Observation (EO) Platform, officially named Mundi Web Services, is now live and being used by several clients. This platform is supported by a newly-created consortium, composed of DLR, e-Geos, EOX, GAF, Sinergise, Spacemetric, Thales

EY and Microsoft Launch Blockchain Solution for Media & Entertainment Industry

By : CIOL Bureau

With an aim to streamline the costly and time-consuming processes in entertainment rights and royalties, EY and Microsoft launched a blockchain network for content rights and royalties management. When fully operational, this EY and Microsoft blockchain network will encompass thousands