Tag "Newsmakers"

Snapchat acquires Facebook

By : CIOL Writers

In a reversal of sorts, four-year-old photo and video sharing app Snapchat have finalized a deal to buy social networking giant Facebook. Snapchat refused to divulge the deal details and said that this is just the first in the line

Amazon takes over Flipkart?

By : CIOL Writers

In a mighty bid against the outreaching sovereignty for the Internet shopper’s paradise, an Arabic prince’s wealth has completely begotten the reach of Flipkart from the outside scenario by bidding all of his Lamborghini’s for the stock equivalent of Amazon.

What Organizations Should Do to Thrive in the Digital Economy

CIOL’s annual CIO leadership forum kicked off in Hyderabad with inspiring sessions by industry leaders, innovation gurus, and entrepreneurs, each giving a different perspective on how organizations should go digital. Here’s a summary of insights gained. By Anil Chopra C-Change

Sony showcases new head-mount VR display device

By : Sharath Kumar

BUSAN, S. KOREA: Sony Computer Entertainment, provider of the world’s most sought-after game console device PlayStation, has showcased its head-mount VR display device called “PlayStation VR” and VR titles such as Bandai Namco’s romance game “Summer Lesson” and SEGA’s “Hatusne

SAP launches platform service for automobile

SINGAPORE: Leading system software vendor SAP on Thursday it has rolled out a cloud-based platform service that offers diverse automobile-related applications. The Germany-based company held the SAP TechEd event in Las Vegas and introduced its Vehicles Network. The service, which

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella earned $4.3 million as cash bonus

MUMBAI, INDIA: Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft, is reaping not only accolades but also cash rewards for his mobile-first cloud-first strategy and its business outcomes. As per an annual proxy statement released by the company yesterday, Nadella earned more than $18

With each `I Was Me’ tune download, you will contribute toward refugees welfare

MUMBAI, INDIA: With hundreds of thousands of refugees in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, particularly across the Middle East and Europe, Imagine Dragons and SAP are joining forces to introduce the One4 Project to support refugee relief efforts. The One4

Why did Mark Zuckerberg acquire Oculus Rift?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Any guesses, why Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook, acquired Oculus Rift? Well, he wants to share his baby’s first moments by way of virtual reality. And what better option that Oculus Rift, the company FB acquired for $2 billion

Who supported the Pope in Philadelphia?

MUMBAI, INDIA: This is a classic case of the amalgamation of technology with the spiritual. Structured cabling company CommScope has announced that its FlexWave Prism distributed antenna system (DAS) deployed along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in downtown Philadelphia supported massive

Happy 18th birthday Google

MUMBAI, INDIA: As Google turns 18 today, we turn back the wheels of time and take a look at some of the key milestones co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin crossed. 1997: Some of the key highlights include: Google.com was

With a new delivery centre, Atos is now hiring in Vadodra

MUMBAI, INDIA: Some 300 IT professionals have already been hired at a new facility in Baroda and

Glossip Stars from Tech Carpets

Glossip Stars from Tech Red Carpet: When Lips Do Stabs Flamboyance, Wit and Cutting Potshots rarely

Smart watches are an advertising opportunity believes Facebook

MUMBAI, INDIA: Not one to miss an advertising opportunity, Facebook is seeing one even in smart

What if? Businesses should ask themselves

MUMBAI, INDIA: Ten days after the lives of devastated families crawl back to normalcy, a new set

Cisco veteran Chuck Robbins is its new CEO

MUMBAI, INDIA: Networking major Cisco has appointed veteran Chuck Robbins as new CEO. Current CEO John Chambers

13 stars who stole the show at CIOKLUB awards

MUMBAI, INDIA: The evening was pleasant. The evening glowed. More than 100 IT heads and CIOs

Here’s how Google will determine your website’s mobile friendliness

MUMBAI, INDIA: With an aim to enable organizations’ smooth transition toward a mobile friendly website, Google that

Singapore to be new focal point of Kaspersky Lab’s R&D

By : Sharath Kumar

SINGAPORE: Kaspersky Lab today announces that it has added Singapore to its ever-expanding worldwide network of

Dr BR Ambedkar Creates Yet Another History

MUMBAI, INDIA: He has risen like the sphinx. He has created yet another history. Fans of

Missing Report from Boardrooms: Seen a woman?

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H INDIA: This may cause some of you to shift in their seats and others