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Why software-driven verification is rising to prominence?

Chi-Ping Hsu The system and semiconductor worlds are facing a transition. Some system companies are doing their own semiconductor design. In fact, it is notable that all the leading smartphone companies design their own application processors. At the same time,

Vodafone M-pesa reaches 25 million customers

By : CIOL Writers

Vodafone, a U.K. based telecommunications services provider, has announced that its M-Pesa mobile money service now has more than 25 million active customers. The user base for the service – that enables customers with limited access to bank accounts to

IIT Bombay leads the IIT Pack with 145 funded startups

By : CIOL Writers

IIT Bombay has beaten all the other IITs as the biggest source of funded online startups in the country, according to the data analysed by Tracxn for ET. Entrepreneurship and academics are two-time tested friends. Consider the biggest example of

Anahata: Earth Loving Alternatives

By : CIOL Writers

On the 46th year of Earth Day, we will start with one beautiful quote that will remind every one of us where we stand. The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth. – Marlee Matlin http://theanahatalife.com/

FBI paid a bomb to hack into Apple iPhone

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FBI paid a ‘bomb’ to hack into the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone. FBI Director James Comey said the U.S. paid more than he will make in salary over the rest of his term to secure a hacking tool to break

OneWeb’s Florida Factory: 15 Satellites per week

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Richard Branson’s Virgin Group backed Satellite Internet Startup OneWeb Ltd plans to manufacture 15 satellites per week at a designated factory in Florida as part of its push to provide global high-speed Internet access. Company officials say that they aim

1.85 Million Tonnes of E-Waste generated annually in India

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A joint-study by Assocham and Frost and Sullivan says that India generates about 18.5 million metric tonnes (MT) of electronic waste every year, with Mumbai and Delhi-NCR accounting for the biggest chunk. This figure is expected to reach up to

Internet of Things: Security concerns and Application

By : CIOL Writers

The Internet of Things is getting bigger both in terms of technology and in application. But so are the ‘concerns’ about an increasingly connected world. Social media is littered with people talking about IoT and these conversations have yielded some

Andre de Haes: 28 yr old VC with Pan European dreams

By : CIOL Writers

He is 28 years old and has one of the most impressive CV in the world. It just leaves you wondering what more can be in there- Oxford, MIT, Stanford, Harvard, Goldman, J.P. Morgan, The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey &

Movies, VR, 360-Degree videos and More

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Watching a movie sitting in a theatre might soon be a thing of past. How about being part of the action taking place all around you instead of just looking at the screen. This is what Virtual Reality and 360-degree

One billion monthly mobile users for Google

By : CIOL Writers

Google is celebrating the 50th release of Google Chrome announcing few statistical numbers it has achieved until now; the highlight being more than 1 billion monthly mobile users for the search giant. Some of the other Google apps and services

Awaiting a Steve Jobs moment for smartphones!

By : CIOL Writers

Apple iPhone SE: iPhone 6s in iPhone 5s’ size. Samsung Galaxy S7: water resistant. G5: an accessory slot. HTC 10: Android at it’s purest. This description is all that all of these super smartphones genuinely have or can boast of.

StartUp Expo

By : CIOL Writers

Indian Startup revolution knows no barriers. Crossing over the divides of rural-urban, big metros-small towns, nascent ideas are germinating across the length and breadth of the country. A Startup-Expo being organized in Gurgaon this weekend by Lufthansa Airlines and The

World’s tiniest smartphone: Posh Mobile Micro X S240

By : CIOL Writers

Isn’t it ironical that the quantum of Technology is inversely proportional to the size of innovation? Remember our smallest spaceship – Starshot. We have another smallest or tiniest, whatever you wish to call it, today, not a spaceship of course

Want to Work for the Queen of England?

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A job advertisement on the official website of the British Monarchy reads: Work Station: England Profile: Handling social media of British Royal Family Holidays: 33 holidays a year with free lunch Working hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: £45,000 –

5 Travel Bloggers to follow on Snapchat

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Ibn Battuta, one of the greatest travelers of all time, quoted – “Traveling… leaves you speechless, and then turns you into a storyteller.” He surely was a storyteller. But in this hum drum of modern world, we struggle to find

The Mystery of Magic Leap

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This augmented-reality based, super secretive startup has raised over a billion dollars from investors, but still isn’t saying how its technology really works. Florida-based Magic Leap has spent several years working on its technology for blending crisp digital images with

Chandigarh Administration to go paperless by December

By : CIOL Writers

Chandigarh administrative department isaiming to go paperless by the year-end to create a simplified, responsive, effective and transparent working environment. The projest is expected to be launched in December. Prince Dhawan, UT director, information technology, says that the files in

The Shorty Awards: Oscars of Social Media

By : CIOL Writers

Welcome to The Shorty Awards annual show- honoring major brands to YouTube stars for their innovation in social media.The show, better known as Oscars of Social media, in its 8th year, garnished 3.4 million fan votes for various categories, a

Despite Ban, Twitter Appoints MD in China

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To have a social media reach in China is next to impossible. Yet, in the race between Facebook, Google, and Twitter , where all three of them are trying to expand their reach in China, Twitter is running ahead. Twitter