Infosys announced that it has made an investment in Trifacta, a leading provider of data wrangling software that enables non-technical users to easily transform data for analysis.
Wednesday, 27 April 2016
USD 45 million PE investment in Future Consumer Enterprise Ltd achieves closure with issuance of shares and CCDs
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co acted as legal counsel to Future Consumer Enterprise Limited in relation to the private equity investment of USD 45 million by Black River Food 2 Pte. Ltd. The transaction has been closed following the approval by the Competition Commission of India.
VisibleThread has released its latest readability reports. This analysis was undertaken on 26 Central Government agency websites and 12 Local Government websites. In 2014, the UK Government’s Digital Service, part of the Cabinet Group’s Efficiency and Reform Service issued its content design: planning, writing and managing content guidelines. These guidelines mandate UK Government Departments to communicate online in a clear, concise and well-organized way. In its Writing for GOV.UK guide, there are specific guidelines to help writers. It goes further than mere recommendations stating:
NEC Corporation and the DMIC Trust have established a joint venture company, DMICDC Logistics Data Services Limited, for providing logistics visualization services in India. NEC and DMIC Trust will each hold 50% of the joint venture’s total capital of approximately 8 million Indian Rupees (INR).
Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, announced that the company will expand existing storage integration to include Nimble Storage as part of the new Veeam Availability Suite version 9.5, to be released later this year.
Kodak Alaris to Address Saudi Public Sector Information Management Challenges at Kingdom Smart Government Meeting
Kodak Alaris announced its participation as a gold sponsor of the Kingdom Smart Government Meeting taking place on May 9th-10th, 2016 at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Executives from Kodak Alaris will engage in discussions with CIOs and IT managers of government agencies participating at the event and provide insights into how digitisation of information is the first step towards digital transformation and laying the foundation for smart government initiatives in the Kingdom.
In 2000, WIPO's member states designated April 26 - the day on which the WIPO Convention came into force in 1970 - as World Intellectual Property Day with the aim of increasing general understanding of IP. World IP Day offers a unique opportunity each year to join with like-minded individuals and business entities from around the globe to consider how IP contributes to the flourishing of digital content, including music and the arts, and to increase the pace of technological innovation across the globe.
Saturday, 23 April 2016
Infor has reiterated its commitment to the healthcare industry by announcing significant investments in the Infor Cloverleaf Suite. Infor Cloverleaf is a market leading, enterprise-caliber integration engine that facilitates the movement of highly secure data through disparate systems within and outside the healthcare enterprise.
Friday, 22 April 2016
Can the appliances in your kitchen serve as your personal nutritionist? Not now, but soon, say experts. From your refrigerator to your car to your home thermostat, different appliances and objects are getting smarter and connecting to the Internet and each other -- and this is starting to change the way families across the country are living.
Ingenico Group deployed, jointly with its local partner Tracom, a Revenue Collection solution in the County of Nyeri in Kenya. This initiative was sponsored by Equity Bank and reinforces the emerging cashless-based culture by collecting County fees such as parking, land rates, business permits, market stall fees through electronic payment. Its benefits include stronger accountability for funds collected and effective cost reduction thanks to a fully electronic process.
Wednesday, 20 April 2016
VirtusaPolaris Launches BankConnect to Transform the Personalized Digital Banking Customer Experience
VirtusaPolaris announced the launch of VirtusaPolaris BankConnect. The solution, powered by Adobe Marketing Cloud, is designed to create more personalized customer banking experiences across authenticated bank environments.
GenNext Hub and Invest Ottawa partner for building a bridge between the Indian and Canadian startup ecosystem
enNext Hub, a Reliance Industries Ltd. backed startup program headquartered in Mumbai, entered into a partnership with Invest Ottawa for creating a bridge to engage innovative startups from India and Canada. The spirit of the partnership and collaboration is captured and signified through an MoU, which includes co-branding, events invitation and information sharing. The 2-year MoU was signed in Mumbai by Mr. Rajan Luthra on behalf of GenNext Investment Advisors LLP and Mr. Bruce Lazenby, President & CEO, Invest Ottawa, in the presence of Mayor of City of Ottawa Jim Watson, Canadian Consul General in Mumbai Mr. Jordan Reeves, other guests and dignitaries.
Zuver is a start-up, mobile app based company with a unique selling proposition – a service that promises a reliable, skilled, well-trained ‘driver on demand’ at your doorstep. Zuver is the German term for “reliable” which is exactly what the brand believes in.
COAI on Wednesday requested the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) and the Telecom Commission to implement a uniform SUC charge across spectrum bands for the industry. Currently, different SUC rates are applicable for spectrum assigned at different points of time. The new norms are expected to bring uniformity and introduce a level-playing field.
Monday, 11 April 2016
By: Gregg Petersen, Regional Director, Middle East and SAARC, Veeam Software
Technological innovation and the emergence of the millennial generation are closely entwined. Few superlatives can accurately sum up the sheer extent to which technology has fundamentally altered the way we live and work, both as consumers and businesses. What we can say is that millennials (those born in the 1980s or 90s and ‘came of age’ in the new millennium according to Pew Research) have been exposed to modern technology for most of their lives and are accustomed to a mostly digital world. Their career aspirations, attitudes to work, and knowledge of tools, apps and services increasingly define 21st century workplace culture, and thus have a knock-on effect on how HR and recruitment departments engage with millennials currently in (or entering) the workforce.
Saturday, 9 April 2016
Winjit, the award winning technology solutions provider with more than 10 years of experience in enabling Innovative Tech solutions for organizations across the globe has further cemented its Global Network of Delivery centres by opening an office in the US.
Wednesday, 6 April 2016
MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today unveiled at Strata + Hadoop World the Converge Community. Immediately available to everyone, including the more than 50,000 participants of the MapR On-Demand Training program, the Converge Community offers public online assets that enable Hadoop and Spark developers, data analysts, and administrators to engage in technical discussions and share expertise that furthers the advancement of the big data community as a whole.
Intel Security International Internet of Things Smart Home Survey Shows Many Respondents Sharing Personal Data for Money
A majority of respondents worldwide (54 percent) indicated they might be willing to share their personal data collected from their smart home with companies in exchange for money, and 70 percent agree that companies should give coupons and discounts to customers in return for data about device usage, according to a survey of global consumers sponsored by Intel Security. The survey also found that 77 percent of respondents believe smart homes will be as common in 2025 as smartphones are today, but 66 percent are also very concerned about smart home data being hacked by cybercriminals.
Saturday, 2 April 2016
Dassault Systèmes and Geometric announced that they have reached an agreement whereby Dassault Systèmes will acquire full ownership of 3DPLM Software Solutions Ltd. (3DPLM), its joint venture in India with Geometric Limited.
Friday, 1 April 2016
Samsung India Electronics announced the launch of the Samsung Galaxy J3 featuring the S bike mode, an industry-first dedicated feature for two-wheeler riders that is designed to enable responsible and tension free riding.
In response to the urgent need in the market for a mechanism to assess the level of exposure to cyber risk in organisations, KPMG in India has launched ‘Cyber KARE’, a tool, aimed at empowering senior management to self-asses cyber threats and gauge their current level of preparedness to combat them.