Posts From CIOL Bureau

Accenture Joins the Data Literacy Project to Build a More Data Literate World

By : CIOL Bureau

Qlik is pleased to welcome Accenture to the Data Literacy Project. Accenture joins as a founding partner, committing to the Project’s mission to build a data literate culture across the world. Data literacy is an essential skill in the Fourth

Verizon, Samsung to Release 5G Smartphone in the US Soon

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Verizon and Samsung announced their plan to bring one of the first commercial 5G smartphones to market in the first half of 2019. The companies will unveil a proof of concept, powered by the upcoming flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platform

YES BANK introduces API-based Digital NACH on-boarding for Corporate Clients

By : CIOL Bureau

YES BANK, India’s 4th largest private sector bank announced successful launch of end-to-end process for corporates to accept NACH Debit mandates from its customers through Net banking. With the Indian payment industry entering the next level of transformation with the

Travel Technology Startup ‘Guiddoo’ Raises $800K in Pre-Series A Funding

By : CIOL Bureau

Guiddoo, a one-stop shop for in-destination experiences, has secured capital of $800,000 (6 CR approx.) in the Pre-Series A funding, held in July this year. The funding was led by global investors including Rennie Ratadia (Singapore), Stephen Dmello (Dubai) &

‘Talex’ – First AI based Talent Exchange Market Place

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Tech Mahindra Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, today launched the first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based, talent exchange market place, Talex, to address issues related to upskilling, reskilling and talent management within

K7 Researchers Reveals Brand New Android Denial of Service Vulnerability

By : CIOL Bureau

K7 Computing Private Limited, a homegrown cybersecurity industry leader, hosted The Association of Anti-Virus Asia Researchers International Conference (AVAR) in association with Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert-In). The conference was held at Holiday Inn resort, Goa from the 29th

OnePlus opens its first R&D facility in Hyderabad

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OnePlus, the smartphone brand, announces its plans for its R&D facility in the city. The facility will not only play a critical role in development of Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning in OnePlus products but will also drive innovations that

Knowlarity appoints veteran telecom professional Yatish Mehrotra as its CEO

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Knowlarity announces the appointment of veteran telecom professional Yatish Mehrotra as its CEO. In his role, Yatish will spearhead the company’s overall business and growth strategy. He will also leverage his extensive domain experience to drive expansion and profitability for

Smartphone Users in India to Double by 2022: Cisco Visual Networking Index

By : CIOL Bureau

The internet is made up of thousands of public and private networks around the world. And since it came to life in 1984, more than 4.7 zettabytes of IP traffic have flowed across it. In India alone, IP networks carried

Marriott Data Breach: Tips To Stay Protected

By : CIOL Bureau

By John Shier, senior security advisor, Sophos Marriott Data Breach that has affected more than 500 million people, The potential fallout from the Marriott’s Starwood data breach should be alarming to anyone who has stayed at a Starwood property in

AI based Cyber Security Risk Management Startup CloudSEK raises $ 2Mn Funds In Pre-Series A

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CloudSEK, an information security risk management SaaS-based start-up, has raised ₹14 Crores in its Pre-Series A investment led by Exfinity Venture Partners and StartupXseed. CloudSEK will leverage the freshly raised funds to evolve its flagship product XVigil, a unified risk

Smartphone companies need to rationalise marketing

By : CIOL Bureau

In a recent user insights research, techARC had revealed many user preferences with respect to a Smartphone. As some of the recent developments in the Smartphone industry in India indicate the beginning of era of profitability rather than revenues, it

Implementing data privacy: Indian companies share best practices ahead of the data protection law

By : CIOL Bureau

In its first Indian edition of the ‘Privacy Matters’ roundtable, Mozilla brought together the brightest minds from India’s leading and upcoming online businesses to discuss practical issues surrounding data privacy. Held recently in New Delhi, the aim of the session

McAfee Labs 2019 Cybersecurity Threats Predictions: Underground Cybercriminal Collaboration to Propel Threat Volume and Ingenuity

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The McAfee Labs 2019 Threats Predictions Report, identifies rising trends and how they are predicted to change the cyberthreat landscape in 2019. McAfee researchers expect malware-as-a-service families to strengthen, energizing the market for attack outsourcing and the evolution of increasingly

Gartner Says Worldwide Wearable Device Sales to Grow 26 Percent in 2019

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Gartner, Inc. forecasts that worldwide shipments of wearable devices will reach 225 million in 2019, an increase of 25.8 percent from 2018. End-user spending on wearable devices is forecast to reach $42 billion in 2019. Of that, $16.2 billion will

ASUS Announces Partnership with Quantumcloud

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ASUS announces a new strategic partnership with Quantumcloud, a startup with a software solution that allows gamers to use their idle graphics cards to mine cryptocurrency and receive a digital cash payout through PayPal or WeChat. As a leader in

India’s first neutral web tracking platform launched at Ad:tech 2018

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Digital ad fraud detection and prevention specialists, mFilterIt today launched the country’s first third-party neutral web tracking platform using machine learning technologies. mTrackIt helps advertisers to track the web activities holistically giving them a deeper visibility of the digital activities

Seagate Launches New Data-Readiness Index Revealing Impact Across Four Global Industries

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The global datasphere could grow to 175 zettabytes by 2025, and industries such as Financial Services, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Media and Entertainment are helping to define this new era of data growth. This is according to an IDC White Paper

Ericsson and Volvo Cars sign five-year Connected Vehicle Cloud worldwide deal

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Ericsson has been selected by Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) to provide the industrialized Ericsson Connected Vehicle Cloud (CVC) platform to further enable its digital vehicle services in more than 120 markets worldwide for the next five years. Volvo Cars,

Virtual reality and its potential impact on transportation

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Since entertainment and gaming are typically the focal points for virtual and mixed reality, it’s easy to only think in those contexts. While advancements in those two areas are likely to continue for the foreseeable future, the same VR technologies