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Meet 9 yr old Anvitha Vijay, youngest developer at Apple WWDC

By : CIOL Writers

Do you remember, on Satya Nadella’s visit to India he had met an 8 yr old game developer who aspired to be the next Microsoft CEO. It is not surprising to see such little wonders coding and creating their own

Microsoft buying LinkedIn for $26.2bn

USA: Microsoft has agreed to buy the largest professional networking site LinkedIn in $26.2 billion all-cash deal. Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s net cash. LinkedIn will retain

Microsoft opens online store in India with Tata CLiQ

INDIA: Microsoft is launching online store with Tata group’s e-commerce venture, Tata CLiQ. The Microsoft Online Store will helps buyers browse and buy Microsoft products and services including tablets, phones, personal computers and software as well. TataCLiQ operates on a

Ratan Tata commits personal investment in Kyazoonga

By : CIOL Writers

The online ticketing platform Kyazoonga has secured investment of undisclosed amount from chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata. He made the investment in Kyazoonga in his personal capacity, which the e-ticketing startup plans to use for expansion into international markets

You may not be as anonymous online as you think!

By : CIOL Writers

Incognito browsers, pseudonym posts, there are number of ways to hide your identity on the Internet, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you are invisible to all. Being anonymously online is harder than you think. Browsing the net for just half

Google to beam high speed internet directly to homes

By : CIOL Writers

Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc., plans to beam high-speed internet wirelessly directly to homes, without transporting it through fibre cables, using a technology that the tech firm says is also much cheaper. Improvements in computer chips and more accurate targeting

Google and Tata Trust to make women in villages e-literate

By : Riddhi Sharma

Google is intrinsically embroiled in all our lives, thanks to its all-encompassing search engine. And now, the tech company is looking expanding its reach to touch the lives of women living in rural areas. Under its scheme Internet Saathi, Google

Axis acquires store optimization solution co, Cognimatics

BANGALORE, INDIA: Network video solutions provider, Axis Communications has acquired Cognimatics, a leading company of store optimization solutions targeting the retail sector. Cognimatics’ technology is used for people counting, queue measurement and occupancy estimation. Cognimatics is a privately owned Swedish

Salesforce to add 1,000 jobs in newly announced Hyderabad CoE

Ibrahim Ahmad Salesforce, world’s 4th largest enterprise software company, also the world’s ‎largest CRM company announced its Center of Excellence in Hyderabad. Likely to be operational by Dec 2016, this 200,000 sq ft facility is planned to be one of

From technology to cartoons

By : CIOL Writers

After working for more than 10 years as a public relations consultant for some of the world’s biggest technology brands, Brendan Boughen, alias Jim, Communications Manager at Microsoft New Zealand has decided to publish a cartoon book titled Sounds Like

Snapchat surpasses Twitter with 150 million daily active users

By : CIOL Writers

You never know, Snapchat might be our 21st-century tortoise of the “Tortoise and the Hare Story”. Twitter which was once the second largest social network after Facebook, has been recently outdone by Snapchat with 150 million daily active users, whereas

Adobe’s Umang Bedi to join Facebook as India MD

BANGALORE, INDIA: Adobe’s Umang Bedi will join Facebook India as Managing Director in July 2016. He will lead in building and maintaining strategic relationships with top clients and regional agencies in the country. He will take over from Kirthiga Reddy,

Rio 2016 Olympics: Can technology be more game-changing this time?

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H FRANCE: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil would be captivating the whole world between Aug 5

Adobe names Kulmeet Bawa as new MD for South Asia

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Adobe has promoted India Sales Head, Kulmeet Bawa as Managing Director for South

Sushma Swaraj, PM Modi are most followed world leaders on Twitter

By : Riddhi Sharma

We have all heard a lot about PM Modi’s social media presence and because of which

SEBI woos Silicon Valley for investments in tech startups

By : CIOL Writers

Even as the fairytale around e-commerce companies is under constant scrutiny, the head of financial markets

Global growth in Internet users slumps, India still the driving force

By : CIOL Writers

The growth in the number of Internet users is witnessing a flat or a downward trend

TRAI seeks opinion to allow telcos Internet telephony

By : Riddhi Sharma

You may soon be able to make calls over the Internet from your very own telecom

Is Shah Rukh Khan new brand ambassador for Apple?

By : Riddhi Sharma

Looks like Apple “fans” will have a real fan moment soon. If sources are to be

Crypto-ransomware targeting Windows 7 & later versions

The analysts at Trend Micro found that the new ZRYPT ransomware family only targets systems with