Posts From Sanghamitra Kar

Sears to open its second development center in Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: Sears Holdings, an integrated retailer with stores across the United States, will soon open its second technology center at the Embassy Tech Park in Sarjapur, Bengaluru. This center, tentatively scheduled to open in September, will be spearheaded by

Semicon market will significantly grow along with IoT

BANGALORE, INDIA: Semiconductor companies need to diversify their sales strategy to focus on the large number of smaller organizations that offer fast and stable growth, rather than relying on big deals from large customers that are in a constant state of

Ericsson to increase workforce in Bangalore R&D center

BANGALORE, INDIA: Ericsson is developing technology that is going to be the foundation for networks, cloud infrastructure, and services. Bengaluru is a major R&D center in India for Ericsson which employs a 550 strong workforce, working on solutions for India

Mobile data services to grow 15pc in 2015

BANGALORE, INDIA: Mobile connections in India will grow to 880 million in 2015, an increase of 5 percent from 837 million connections in 2014, according to Gartner, Inc. Spending on mobile services will grow 4 percent to reach $21.4 billion

Seagate acquires Dot Hill Systems for $694 mn

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Seagate Technology plc and Dot Hill Systems Corp have entered into a definitive agreement under which Seagate will commence an offer for all of the outstanding shares of Dot Hill in an all-cash transaction valued at $

APAC CEOs need to change management styles

BANGALORE, INDIA: A new global survey by Amdocs found that senior service provider executives believe industry CEOs in Asia Pacific (APAC) will need to change their management style in order to remain successful five years from now. Here are the key

Accenture acquires London based EnergyQuote JHA

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Accenture has completed its acquisition of EnergyQuote JHA, a London-based energy management and procurement services provider with clients in more than 22 European countries. The acquisition was initially announced on July 21. The acquisition will enhance its

Smart cities’ vision get a boost from WBA

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), in association with FICCI, hosted the WBA Vision Forum 2015. WBA introduced its first initiative in India to discuss the transformational role of Wi-Fi in Connected City Deployments by bringing together close to 200

Opportunities unfold for HPC biz in India

By : Sanghamitra Kar

Sanghamitra According to IDC, the HPC market is growing after a period of sluggishness. It’s now around $10 billion and is expected to grow this year and steadily through 2019. Also, the collision of HPC and big data has perhaps been

IFMR raises $25 million from Accion

CHENNAI, INDIA: IFMR Holdings announced that they have raised $25 million in equity from Accion, a financial inclusion pioneer, LeapFrog Investments, a specialist investor in emerging-market financial services, and Lok Capital, an Indian impact investment firm. The new capital will

HCL bags IT deal from SAI Global

NOIDA, INDIA: HCL Technologies has announced that it has been appointed as the strategic IT partner to SAI Global. Under the terms of the five-year partner agreement, HCL Technologies will provide SAI Global with IT Managed Application Services and Projects.

This Independence Day hoist flag digitally!

HYDERABAD, INDIA: A Hyderabad-based developer has developed an app which will enable users to hoist the Tiranga digitally. Other than school students, few government employees and politicians, rest of the population is not part of the real flag hoisting ceremony and

PM, TRAI set guidelines for spectrum sharing

BANGALORE, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the guidelines on spectrum sharing. The guidelines were recommended by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). The salient features include: a) Spectrum sharing would be allowed only for the access of

Apple Watch owners: Enhance your data security

NEW DELHI, INDIA: A new version of F-Secure’s Freedome VPN that adds Apple Watch support is now available. People running Freedome on their iPhone can now use an Apple Watch to control and monitor the VPN, giving them the freedom

Alphabet: Don’t know enough yet?

By : Sanghamitra Kar

Sanghamitra Well so all of you have heard enough about the new CEO of Google! In the limelight of Pichai,  we all missed out on the significant part when Larry Page, CEO announced that Google will now be owned by

Aspiring Minds acquires Mizcoin

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Aspiring Minds announced it has acquired Mizcoin, a mobile software development company. Mizcoin, led by Inder Kumar, Nikhil Aneja and Sunny Choudhary has been involved in building mobile applications for various platforms across Android, iOS, and Windows

Thermo Fisher opens technology development center in Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., announced the opening of its new Technology Development Center (TDC) in Bangalore. The facility will serve as an extension of Thermo Fisher’s information technology team while enhancing its responsiveness to the needs of customers

After Hindi, IRCTC to go multi-lingual soon

BANGALORE, INDIA: E-ticketing website is now available in Hindi, making it easier for the citizens. The upgraded e-ticketing system has been launched with capacity to book 7200 tickets per minute as against 2000 tickets per minute earlier and it has

Get OnePlus 2 invites and experience on Ola app

BANGALORE, INDIA: Ola announced an exclusive partnership with OnePlus to provide an on-demand experience of the latter’s ‘2016 Flagship Killer model – OnePlus 2,’ for users of the Ola app. Through this partnership, Ola will make OnePlus 2 phones available

Livspace raises $8mn to expand across metros in India

BANGALORE, INDIA: Livspace has announced that it has raised $8Mn, in an internal round of funding. This round of funding comes within months of the launch and the Series A round of 4.6 million. The funds will be used to