Posts From Soma Tah

Synaptics will hire in Bangalore for new Design Center focusing on consumer IoT

BANGALORE, INDIA: The developer of human interface solutions, Synaptics has announced the opening of its new design center in Bangalore. The expansion in Bangalore will further Synaptics’ presence in India, in addition to its Hyderabad operations, and will develop leading-edge human

Indian cos in BCG’s Global Challengers 2018 list hint a major shift toward digital

INDIA: BCG has named 17 Indian companies that are driving the digital revolution in emerging markets as well as globally. Nowhere is the trend toward digitization more evident than among the 17 Indian challengers who are leveraging digital technologies both

HCL Tech joins BiTA to promote Blockchain adoption in the transportation sector

NEW DELHI, INDIA: HCL Technologies has joined the Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA), an organization dedicated to determining best practices and standards for Blockchain in the transportation industry. HCL will bring its deep expertise in digital technologies to the Alliance

ITC Infotech, PTC collaborate to offer AR solutions to the enterprises

BANGALORE, INDIA: ITC Infotech said it is collaborating PTC to offer Augmented Reality solutions using PTC’s Augmented Reality(AR) platform Vuforia. AR bridges the digital and physical worlds to create value across an enterprise and is emerging as one of the most

Akamai and MUFG to build a Blockchain-based payment network

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cloud delivery platform, Akamai Technologies, together with financial group MUFG has announced plans to offer a new blockchain-based online payment network to support digital payments at unparalleled scale. MUFG and Akamai intend to leverage the technology, built and

Dubai Police selects an Indian startup Staqu to fight crimes with advanced AI

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NEW DELHI, INDIA: Gurgaon-based Artificial Intelligence startup Staqu will assist Dubai police in reducing the crime rate with its AI-powered predictive policing technology. Staqu made its way to the top slot, out of the 677 applications received by the Dubai

Cyber criminals are turning their attention to the supply chain

INDIA: On one hand, ransomware-related outsourced incident response engagements against financial institutions declined from 22% in 2016 to 5% last year, but on the other hand, the business and professional services supply chain has clearly become a prime target for

[24]7.ai chatbots now support Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

INDIA: Customer engagement solutions provider, [24]7.ai has extended its conversational and transactional capabilities to support Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for [24]7 AIVA. The new voice-enabled capability within [24]7 AIVA enables companies to have conversational and transactional interactions with customers

Indian e-commerce likely to cross $100bn mark by 2020

With an online population of 500 mn in 2017, India has one of the fastest growing Internet population in the world. But, despite a growing internet and smartphone penetration, Indian e-commerce penetarion is still under penetrated in comparison to other

4EverCloud starts operations in Gurugram

NEW DELHI: Delhi-based CRM solution provider, 4EverCloud that specialises in implementing CRM solutions and services on the Salesforce platform for customers ranging from startups to mid-sized companies to enterprises has started operations in Gurugram. In a short period of time,

Nokia to develop 500 digitally integrated smart villages in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Nokia today announced its Smartpur project aiming to develop 500 digitally integrated and sustainable villages across India. In the first phase of the project, a pilot has been rolled out in Haryana and Tamil Nadu with Digital Empowerment Foundation

JetBrains sharpens focus on India expansion; sees strong interest in Kotlin among developers

Soma Tah Prague based JetBrains, which makes intelligent, and efficient tools for software developers has sharpened its expansion strategy in India to engage the vast developer community through various engagement activities and outreach programmes. The company is looking to propagate the use

Microsoft using drone images and AI to help farmers improve farm yields

INDIA: Microsoft and drone maker, DJI are partnering to help farmers quickly get the information related to soil moisture in their fields and any pest infestation, without the need to spend hours and days spent walking or driving on the

Bharti Airtel gets future-ready with Oracle

INDIA: To improve business agility and for the digital enablement of its enterprise applications, Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel has recently adopted Oracle solutions to build a standard service-oriented architecture for all its ines of businesses (LOB). The telecom operator has four

Walmart confirms investing $16bn in Flipkart for a majority stake of 77pc

US retail behemoth, Walmart announced that it is acquiring approximately 77 percent in Flipkart for $16 billion for a valuation of over $20 billion. The investment includes $2 billion of new equity funding. The remainder of the business will be held

Microsoft woos AI developers with new capabilities on cloud and at edge

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USA: On Monday at Microsoft’s annual developer conference, Build 2018, Microsoft leaders showcased new technologies to help every developer be an AI developer on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and across any platform. “The era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge is

SUSE simplifies software-defined infra deployment needs with OpenStack Cloud 8

BANGALORE, INDIA: SUSE has unveiled its latest enterprise-ready OpenStack Cloud platform, SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8. This joins a portfolio of solutions that are developed in collaboration with customers, partners and open source communities to deliver reliable innovation that helps simplify

Reliance jio launches AI-based video brand-engagement platform, JioInteract

MUMBAI, INDIA: Transforming the way brands and customers think of engagement, Reliance Jio has launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based brand engagement platform – JioInteract. The first of many services to be launched on this platform is the Live Video Call that

AI implementation thwarted by lack of strategy, IT infra, and talent

SINGAPORE: Asia Pacific(APAC) economies stand to realize the productivity gains offered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. However, Clear strategy and direction, IT infrastructure, Talent, Budget, and Leadership team’s commitment were identified as the key challenges to AI implementation. According to a

CEO priorities are shifting to embrace Digital Business

INDIA: Growth tops the list of CEO business priorities in 2018 and 2019, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner. However, the survey found that as simple, implemental growth becomes harder to achieve, CEOs are