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Acer Introduces Refreshes across its Aspire Notebook and All-In-One PC Portfolio

By : CIOL Bureau

Acer announced an elegant refresh of its Aspire Z 24 all-in-one PC and brand-new additions to the Aspire 7, Aspire 5, and Aspire 3 notebooks series. All powered by Windows 10, the Aspire series PCs cater to the needs of

LALA World launches blockchain-based payments app across multiple geographies in India and UAE

By : CIOL Bureau

LALA World has launched its iOS App in India and UAE. The company has built a global digital decentralized financial ecosystem powered by AI and Blockchain. Through this app, users in these two countries can carry out a wide range of utility

Rapoo VPRO V600S Wireless Gamepad Launched in India

By : CIOL Bureau

RAPOO has introduced the VPRO V600S Wireless Gamepad in India. The Rapoo VPRO V600S is an elegant wireless gamepad with a dual touch ergonomic design and a classic button layout. The smooth surface and the matte texture of the V600S gives it

VMware Announces Intent to Acquire CloudHealth Technologies

By : Ashok Pandey

At VMworld 2018, VMware, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CloudHealth Technologies. With over 3,000 global customers, CloudHealth Technologies delivers a cloud operations platform across AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. The platform enables customers

AWS and VMware Announce Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware

By : CIOL Bureau

At VMworld 2018, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company and VMware announced Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) on VMware. Amazon RDS on VMware is a service that will make it easy for customers to set up, operate,

Simplilearn Ropes in Digital Transformation Expert Jaspreet Bindra As Advisor

BANGALORE, INDIA: EdTech company, Simplilearn has roped in industry veteran and the Digital Advisor to the Mahindra Group and International Data Corporation (IDC) Jaspreet Bindra as an advisor for its Digital Transformation Academy. Jaspreet will play a key role as faculty advisor, to build

ICO: A New Way Of Fundraising For Indian Startups

Sandeep Phogat Historically, IPOs or VC funding has financed startups for projects and ventures. Later, the concept of crowdfunding was made popular by platforms such as Kickstarter. In 2013, Ethereum, a cryptocurrency and decentralized app platform brought ICOs into the

Microsoft Offers Free Courses to build awareness around Data Privacy and Cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

As part of Microsoft India’s continued efforts in building awareness around cloud technologies, data privacy and security subject areas, the company announced the availability of online courses on cloud computing, with a focus on data protection regulations, security and compliance.

Thales Data Threat Report 2018: 93% of Indian respondents plan on increasing IT security spending this year

By : CIOL Bureau

Thales announces the findings of it’s 2018 Thales Data Threat Report, India edition, issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research. The report finds that a striking 93% of Indian respondents plan on increasing IT security spending this year, the

Highlights From 19th Annual SNUG Conference, Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: Synopsys hosted its 19th annual Synopsys Users Group (SNUG) conference earlier this month in Bengaluru, India.  SNUG India is part of a global Synopsys program that began in 1991 to provide users of Synopsys design tools, IP, and technology

Bluetooth Security Vulnerability : How your devices are at risk

By : CIOL Bureau

A freshly highlighted vulnerability in Bluetooth, confirmed by could sanction an unauthenticated malicious attacker in the proximity of affected devices to intercept, monitor and manipulate the data they exchange. The vulnerability The vulnerability which has been labeled as CVE-2018-5383 has

Deep-Tech Focussed Bharat Innovation Fund Announces First Close Of Its $100M Fund

BANGALORE, INDIA: Bharat Innovation Fund, an early stage deep-tech, and IP- focused venture fund, affiliated with the Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, announced its first close today. The pre-Series-A and Series-A focussed $100M fund

Accenture Expands Touchless Testing Platform with AI Technology from Real Time Analytics Platform

By : CIOL Bureau

Accenture has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform, further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Blockchain: Transforming Global Business Transactions

By : Ashok Pandey

Blockchain has the potential to fundamentally transform how global business transactions are conducted. This technology enables the participants in a trusted business network to transact directly, while still ensuring the validity and non-repudiation of their transactions. This technology can help

Microchip Technology Introduces Automotive-Qualified 3D Gesture Recognition Controller

By : CIOL Bureau

Microchip Technology has announced a new three-dimensional (3D) gesture recognition controller that offers the lowest system cost in the automotive industry, providing a durable single-chip solution for advanced automotive HMI designs. The MGC3140 joins Microchip’s family of easy-to-use 3D gesture controllers as

Instagram: Introducing the Questions Sticker

By : CIOL Bureau

Instagram is introducing an interactive questions sticker in Instagram Stories that lets your friends submit questions for you to answer. It’s a fun new way to start conversations with your friends so you can get to know each other better.

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure IoT Edge

By : CIOL Bureau

Since the introduction of Azure IoT Edge just over a year ago, there have been several examples of the real-world impact to run cloud intelligence directly on IoT devices. Now devices can act immediately on real-time data—whether it be recognizing a crack

App developers have an Eye on Your Gmail Messages

By : Ashok Pandey

The most popular email client worldwide, Gmail, unfortunately, isn’t secure enough. Recently, The Wall Street Journal reported Google’s flaw that lets app developers read people’s messages. About a year ago, Google promised to protect all the accounts, but haven’t done much.

A sizeable GDPR opportunity exists for the businesses who get it right

INDIA: With GDPR coming into effect tomorrow, there is a mixed picture across Europe when it comes to readiness. One in four will not be fully compliant by the end of this year, claims a report by Capgemini stating survey

Why Facebook continues to be the top sweet spot for cybercriminals?

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INDIA: Did you know that popular social networking pages like Facebook, LinkedIn were frequently faked by cybercriminals to try and steal personal data via phishing attacks? Reports suggest that fake Facebook sites alone accounted for 60% of social network phishing in