Tech

One year of GST: Experts confident on the long-term benefits of GST

By : CIOL Bureau

July heralds one year of the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime in the Indian economy. More than 1 crore businesses have registered under GST, subsuming over a dozen different indirect central and state taxes. The last

Coolpad signs MOU with China Mobile during the “5G Device Forerunner Initiative” at MWC

By : CIOL Bureau

Coolpad has signed MOU with China Mobile to be their leading 5G technology partner. The MOU was signed during the recently concluded World Mobile Conference Global Terminal Summit held in Shanghai on 28th June 2018. China Mobile is the world`s

Commvault Partners with IBM

By : CIOL Bureau

Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data management, backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced a new partnership with IBM, in which IBM Business Resiliency Services will be able to provide a managed service based on the Commvault software

IEEE Unveils ‘Generation AI 2018: Second Annual Study of Millennial Parents of Generation Alpha Kids’

By : CIOL Bureau 1

IEEE unveiled “Generation AI 2018: Second Annual Study of Millennial Parents of Generation Alpha Kids.” The survey illuminates how millennial parents in India, U.K., U.S., China and Brazil with Generation Alpha children (eight years-old or younger), think growing up with

CoutLoot launches Firesell: India’s Fastest AI-based selling feature

By : CIOL Bureau

CoutLoot launched a revolutionary AI and Image Recognition-based selling module on its app called Firesell. The intelligent addition will enable its user to list any product on the platform within a few seconds without typing anything at all. Backed by

Check Point Researchers Discover Cyber-Criminals Exploiting World Cup Fever with Wallchart Phishing Campaign

By : CIOL Bureau

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has identified a phishing campaign linked to the start of the FIFA World Cup where cyber-criminals attempt to lure would-be victims into downloading a schedule of fixtures and a result tracker. When opened, the attachment

UST Global strengthens its position as a leading digital technologies player with an investment from Temasek

By : CIOL Bureau

UST Global announced that it had entered into definitive agreements with Temasek to acquire a minority stake in the company. The investment marks a milestone for UST Global, whose technologies and solutions have helped drive rapid digital progression for its

McAfee Labs Sees Criminals “Infect and Collect” in Cryptocurrency Mining Surge

By : CIOL Bureau

McAfee released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2018, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other threats in Q1 2018. McAfee Labs saw on average five new threat samples every second, including growth in cryptojacking and

NI Expands RFIC Test Capability to NB-IoT and eMTC Standards

By : CIOL Bureau

National Instruments announced NI-RFmx NB-IoT/eMTC measurement software, which complements NI’s existing RF test capabilities for wireless technologies ranging from 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax to Bluetooth to 2G/3G/4G/5G standards. NB-IoT and eMTC drive a wide range of machine-type communication applications by delivering on key

Ajay Chitkara appointed as Director and CEO – Airtel Business unit

By : CIOL Bureau

Ajay Chitkara has been appointed as Director and CEO – Airtel Business. In his new role, Ajay will spearhead Airtel Business as an integrated unit that will include both domestic enterprise and global enterprise operations of the company. Ajay will

National Instruments Showcases 5G Test with Skyworks

By : CIOL Bureau

NI announced that it is coordinating with Skyworks Solutions, Inc. to test products from their breakthrough Sky5 unifying platform enabling revolutionary 5G applications. The companies will jointly demonstrate Skyworks’ 5G New Radio (NR) devices at the GTI Summit in Shanghai,

Trend Micro’s Endpoint Security Cited as a Leader by Independent Research Firm

By : CIOL Bureau

Trend Micro Incorporated has been named a market leader in endpoint security — having been judged to have the highest score in the “current offering” category among the 15 evaluated vendors, given a five out of a possible five score

Atos announces satellite data Platform Mundi is now live

By : CIOL Bureau

Atos announces that its new Earth Observation (EO) Platform, officially named Mundi Web Services, is now live and being used by several clients. This platform is supported by a newly-created consortium, composed of DLR, e-Geos, EOX, GAF, Sinergise, Spacemetric, Thales

EY and Microsoft Launch Blockchain Solution for Media & Entertainment Industry

By : CIOL Bureau

With an aim to streamline the costly and time-consuming processes in entertainment rights and royalties, EY and Microsoft launched a blockchain network for content rights and royalties management. When fully operational, this EY and Microsoft blockchain network will encompass thousands

BlackBerry to Power BYTON’s Innovative In-Car Experience for its Production Vehicles

By : CIOL Bureau

BlackBerry Limited and intelligent electric vehicle maker BYTON announced today that the innovative in-car experience within BYTON’s first series of production vehicles will feature BlackBerry QNX technology.     BYTON chose BlackBerry as a foundational piece of BYTON’s innovative in-car

FM45 Brings Freedom to the Construction Site

By : CIOL Bureau

R&M is extending its range of field-mountable FM45 network connectors. The FM45 comes as a straight or angled version for Cat. 5e connections, as well as a shielded version with metal housing. For high-performance connections of the category Cat. 6A,

Avast: 77% of Indians are Afraid of Cryptomining Malware Infecting their Devices

By : CIOL Bureau

According to new research from Avast, the global leader in digital security products, almost one fourth (23%) of consumers in India are unconcerned about cryptomining malware infecting their personal and smart home devices. Among this group, a 39% mistakenly believe

Internet Grows to 333.8 Million Domain Name Registrations in the First Quarter of 2018

By : CIOL Bureau

VeriSign, Inc. announced that approximately 1.4 million domain name registrations were added to the internet in the first quarter of 2018, bringing the total number of domain name registrations to approximately 333.8 million across all top-level domains (TLDs). The increase

Constantly Connected? How You Could Be At-Risk Via Seemingly Innocent Free Wi-Fi

By : Ashok Pandey

By Ritesh Chopra, Director, Norton business for India It’s World Wi-Fi Day and for those of us (and there are many) who feel the need to be constantly connected to the online world, free Wi-Fi hotspots in public places seem

Idea completes VoLTE roll out across all its 4G circles

By : Ashok Pandey

Idea Cellular has completed the roll out of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) service across all its 4G circles, making it the only GSM operator to offer the service across 20 circles in India. Idea has launched VoLTE services in Himachal