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Tata Communications launches a Specialised Cyber Security Lab

By : CIOL Bureau

Tata Communications has partnered with SASTRA Deemed University in Tamil Nadu to fund and establish a cyber security lab at the university. With this partnership, Tata Communications aims to co-create an ecosystem by partnering with universities globally to address cyber-security

L&T Technology Services enters into agreement to acquire Graphene Semiconductor Services

By : CIOL Bureau

L&T Technology Services Limited has executed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% stake in Bangalore-based Graphene Semiconductor Services Private Limited (“Graphene”) by way of an all-cash deal. The transaction is expected to be consummated by October 2018. Graphene is one

Prysm brings interactive, single panel large-format LPD 6K display to India

BANGALORE, INDIA: Prysm has launched of its Laser Phosphor Display (LPD) 6K Series in India. Designed on Prysm’s patented display technology, the interactive, large-format single panel display offers a seamless and immersive visual experience. The solution is helping to define a new category

ESDS Selects Juniper Networks to Power Future-Ready Cloud in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Juniper Networks announced that ESDS, a managed data center service and auto-scalable cloud solution provider, has successfully implemented Juniper’s high-performing networking solutions, including the QFX 5100, EX 4550 and MX 104, which have enabled rapid and secure cloud application delivery

Vivek Sharma is new Managing Director of Panasonic for its Indian Electricals Business

By : CIOL Bureau

Anchor Electricals Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation has announced the appointment of Vivek Sharma as the company’s new Managing Director to spearhead its electricals business. In his new role, Vivek will be responsible for driving the

Toshiba Announces 14TB HDD Availability on Select Supermicro Storage Servers

By : CIOL Bureau

Toshiba Electronic Components Taiwan Corporation announced that Super Micro Computer, Inc. has successfully qualified the MG07ACA Series 14TB1 and 12TB HDD SATA models on select Supermicro storage server platforms. Using a 9-disk, helium-sealed design, the new MG07ACA Series provides power-efficient

Critical Cybersecurity threats in India prompt CompTIA to launch new training collaborations

By : CIOL Bureau

With India’s cybersecurity market set to grow at an astounding rate of 19% every year from 2018 to 2023, global IT certifications leader, CompTIA has entered into commercial training partnerships with four of the most dominant entities in the IT

NPCI launches video tutorials to assist BHIM users

By : CIOL Writers

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has come up with video tutorials for customers who download the BHIM application for UPI based transactions. These videos are aimed at helping new users with introductory steps of using the application, such as

LeEco founder Jia Yueting steps down as CEO of Leshi

By : CIOL Writers

LeEco’s founder Jia Yueting has stepped down as chief executive of Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp Beijing at a time when the company is facing cash issues with rapid expansion plans. Jia will, however, retain his position as chairman, with the company’s

Google announces Android Pay expansion to new markets, Assistant based transactions, and new Payments API

By : CIOL Writers

The second day of Google I/O 2017 saw tech giant announcing a slew of new payments features including a new Google API that will enable fast checkouts in apps and online, payments with Google Assistant, Android Pay extension to new markets

UberEATS, Zomato competing to buy delivery startup Runnr

By : CIOL Writers

Food-tech startup Zomato and Uber’s food delivery service, UberEATS are in a race to acquire delivery startup Runnr, reports Economic Times. Citing sources, the report said that both the companies have given a term sheet to Runnr, and the offer from the US-based cab-hailing

TCS opens a research lab for drones in the US

By : CIOL Writers

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) has set up its first research lab for drones in the US at its Seven Hills Park Innovation Centre located in Cincinnati, Ohio, to address the rapidly expanding demand for these unmanned aerial vehicles and business

TRAI to roll out ‘MyCall app’ to rate call quality

By : CIOL Writers

Telecom Regulator TRAI will soon be rolling out a mobile application to measure call quality and improve its ‘do not disturb’ mechanism aimed at deterring pesky calls by telemarketers. The MyCall app will be based upon a crowd sourcing platform and users

BigBasket reportedly in talks with Grofers India for a merger

By : CIOL Writers

Online grocery delivery startup BigBasket and rival Grofers India are reportedly in talks for a merger, reports Livemint, citing sources. According to the people in the know of things, if the deal goes through, SoftBank Group — an existing investor in Grofers,

Google unveils a health-focused smartwatch, Study Watch

By : CIOL Writers

Google has unveiled a smartwatch, which is way different from your ‘average’ smartwatch. Created by Alphabet’s life sciences unit, Verily, the smart wearable christened Study Watch is designed to gather “the scalable collection of rich and complex datasets across clinical and

After US, UK too bans laptops on flights from six Middle East countries

By : CIOL Writers

In the wake of new terrorist threats, Britain has announced a cabin ban on laptops and tablets on inbound flights from six countries, following a similar move by the US on Monday. The ban applies to as many as fourteen

Google launches new Video Intelligence API

By : CIOL Writers

At its Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, Google announced the launch of a new machine learning API yesterday that can recognize objects in videos and make them searchable. The new Video Intelligence API is meant for developers to build applications that

Flipkart reduces commission charges to boost sales

By : CIOL Writers

Amid its struggle to lead over arch-rival Amazon India, Flipkart has revised policies for merchants who sell on its platform. Starting from March 15, Flipkart will cut commission fees for the 100,000-plus sellers and also other charges affecting the end-users.

Microsoft to end Skype WiFi by March 31 to focus on ‘core’ features

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has announced that it will discontinue its Skype WiFi service as of March 31 to focus on ‘core’ features. Skype’s WiFi service that proved quite popular with travelers looking to minimize data roaming charges lets users buy Wi-Fi access in

Joining Google’s Android Wear 2.0 party, Huawei launches Watch 2 & Watch 2 Classic

By : CIOL Writers

2016 may not have been a great year for the smartwatch segment, but with the arrival of Android Wear 2.0 from Google, other tech companies are joining the party and rolling out their contribution to the market. HTC, who unveiled a smartwatch