Monday, 20 February 2017

Lenovo announces an upgrade of its Vibe K5 note in 4GB + 64GB variant

Lenovo Mobile Business Group announced an upgrade of its  best-selling smartphone, Lenovo Vibe K5 Note in 4GB + 64GB variant. The phone will go on sale starting 11:59pm, 21st February onwards, exclusively on Flipkart and will be priced at INR 13,499.

NPCI, Mastercard, Visa develop BharatQR

R. Gandhi, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India today launched BharatQR, a world first interoperable and low cost acceptance solution, developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), Mastercard, and Visa.

Siemens to deploy signalling systems for Nagpur Metro

Siemens Limited and Siemens Rail Automation Ltd. S.A.U Spain have jointly won an order worth Rs. 287 crore, out of which Siemens Limited’s share is Rs. 146 crore (all inclusive). Siemens is to supply state-of-the-art signaling technology for the first two metro lines of the Nagpur Metro i.e. the North-South and the East-West Corridors. The project comprises the deployment and installation of the Siemens communications-based train control (CBTC) solution Trainguard MT for 38.2 kilometers of double track with 36 stations and two depots, as well as onboard equipment for 23 three-cars trains.

FreeCharge hosts cashless weddings across five cities

FreeCharge, in association with Fever 104 FM, hosted India’s first ever cashless Swayamvar as part of ‘Band Bajaa Fever’ Season 3. This is an unique initiative that attempts to make marriages unforgettable, extra-special and cashless with an unparalleled entertainment quotient.

Zendesk Invests in Manila; Opens New APAC 'Customer Experience Hub'

Zendesk announced the launch of a new office in Metro Manila providing capacity for over 200 people, creating a ‘Customer Experience Hub’ for the APAC region. The APAC region is a key focus for Zendesk with paid customer accounts growing by over 35% year-over-year as of the end of 2016. The number of employees grew by over 50% during the same period.

Monday, 13 February 2017

IBM Delivers Watson for Cyber Security to Power Cognitive Security Operations Centers

IBM Security announced the availability of Watson for Cyber Security, the industry’s first augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centers (SOCs). Over the past year, Watson has been trained on the language of cybersecurity, ingesting over 1 million security documents. Watson can now help security analysts parse thousands of natural language research reports that have never before been accessible to modern security tools.

BVR Mohan Reddy Recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award on the Eve of Aero India 2017

Cyient Limited announced that its Founder and Executive Chairman, Mr. BVR Mohan Reddy, has received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 at the 4th edition of the Aerospace & Defense Award 2017. Cyient was also announced as the winner in the ‘Excellence in Aerospace Exports’ category at the awards ceremony. The ceremony was held on February 13, at Le Meridian, Bangalore, on the eve of Aero India 2017 in the presence of the Guest of Honor, Dr. G Satheesh Reddy, Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri & Director, Research Centre Imarat (RCI).

Now on Google Maps create & share ‘Lists’ of your favourite places with your friends & family

All of us love to share our experiences about places we’ve visited and things to do and see with our friends or family. Starting today, Google Maps’ new feature “Lists” will help you mark out the places you love and the places you want to recommend to friends. You can now create lists of places, share your lists with others, and follow the lists of your friends and family when shared with you – without ever leaving Google Maps on Android or iOS.

Mahindra Comviva Bags Three Awards at Aegis Graham Bell Awards

Mahindra Comviva announced that it has won three awards at the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Awards at a glittering award ceremony held recently in New Delhi. The award ceremony was attended by Hon'ble Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office and Dr. Sam Pitroda, Father of Indian Telecom Revolution.

Coolpad Cool 1 debuts at New York Fashion Week

Renowned Designer Vaishali S launches new collection ‘Chaatak’ in association with Coolpad at New York Fashion Week. The overwhelming response and critical appreciation at NYFW SS’17 marks the second time Vaishali S has showcased at NYFW, unveiling her much anticipated AW’17 collection titled ‘Chaatak’.