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Airtel partners Huawei India for the deployment of Massive MIMO

Huawei Telecommunications India announced that it has partnered Bharti Airtel for the deployment of Airtel’s Massive MIMO in Bangalore. An integral component in India’s roadmap to 5G deployment, Massive MIMO solution can potentially increase spectrum efficiency by five to seven times, enhancing intensive coverage and user experience.
As India goes digital, there is an unprecedented rise in demand for higher network speeds to feed data hungry mobile applications. Massive MIMO is the best technology to boost spectrum efficiency and is one of the key solutions for Huawei's 4.5G/5G Evolution.
Increasingly more mobile phone users are transitioning from 3G to 4G devices, presenting a capacity challenge to operators. Massive MIMO can help operators greatly enhance wireless network capacity and user experience by optimizing existing sites and spectrum resources.
Abhay Savargaonkar, Director – Networks, Bharti Airtel said, “We have partnered Huawei for the deployment of our latest technol…

Snap Tube can download any video in your regional language

Snap Tube is an Internet Company founded in 2016 with the objective in providing services in the mobile related products and services. Within a span of 18 months, Snap Tube gained lead place in the global market by its satisfactory service to its esteemed consumers. Snap Tube started new feature in India where the user can use the app in his mother tongue, where Snap tube is coming up with the introduction of Indian Regional languages. Namely Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Malayalam, Marathi, Urdu and Kannada.
Snap Tube is now operated and available in more than 100 countries and recognized as trust worthy around the globe. Now there are more than 40 million downloads across the world and everyday more than 10 million users are getting the benefits of the application.
Snap Tube is a tool designed to download videos in a simple, fast, and convenient way from YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It is a user friendly and with this application user can download the video…

Blockchain, Business and Finance Experts to Create Open Source Platform to Integrate SAP and Blockchain

Equidato Technologies AG, joint venture between DECENT, the blockchain content distribution platform, and Venaco Group, independent SAP and innovation firm, is announcing the formation of SophiaTX – a blockchain platform and marketplace for businesses of all sizes. The venture makes them the first open source platform ever to primarily integrate blockchain technology with SAP, allowing both users and integrators to use blockchain.
Integrating SAP and blockchain offers enormous potential for both users and the global economy. 87% of global businesses and 98% of the top 100 most valued brands in the world use SAP software, touching $16 trillion of consumer purchases and 74% of transaction revenue worldwide every year. This market could be crucial in blockchain achieving, and possibly exceeding, current estimates that it will enable 10% of global GDP by 2027.
The SophiaTX platform can be thought of as three components. It consists of a blockchain built on DECENT’s proprietary blockchain…

Sabre to expand current offerings and drive new growth

Sabre Corporation announced development of the new Sabre Content Services for Lodging, a technology solution that will integrate multiple sources of content including the Sabre global distribution system (GDS) and non-GDS sources such as aggregators, re-distributors, agency-sourced hotel content and other sources as identified. Planned for a 2018 launch, the new solution will also support a multi-representation display option of the content creating a whole new way to retail travel content.
Buyer demand is growing for more hotel content across properties, products, amenities, and rates, and this market need is the driving force behind the development of Sabre Content Services for Lodging. Buyers and consumers of GDS content will have access to more options and a more consistent shopping experience to include the way content is displayed at the room and rate level. The goal is to provide a flexible solution that meets the needs of customers.
“As a travel technology leader with custome…

ForeScout and CyberArk Partner to Dynamically Secure Devices Across the Enterprise to Reduce the Attack Surface

ForeScout Technologies and CyberArk announced a new partnership and joint solution. The joint solution, available as the ForeScout® Extended Module for CyberArk®, provides deep enterprise security capabilities to improve visibility and insight into privileged accounts on previously unknown devices, enforce greater security controls, and automate threat detection and response.
Privileged accounts continue to proliferate across enterprise networks in multiple repositories and connected devices, exponentially expanding the attack surface. Privileged accounts provide powerful access to an organization’s most sensitive data across business applications and critical IT infrastructure. Since compromised privileged credentials are used in the majority of cybersecurity incidents, organizations need a security solution that can help protect these credentials from being exploited by attackers. 
Joint customers can further reduce the attack surface through the sophisticated integration of ForeSc…

Worldwide IaaS Public Cloud Services Market Grew 31 Percent in 2016

The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) public cloud market grew 31 percent in 2016 to total $22.1 billion, up from $16.8 billion in 2015, according to Gartner, Inc.. Amazon was the No. 1 vendor in the IaaS market in 2016, followed by Microsoft and Alibaba.
"The market for cloud services is growing faster than virtually every other IT market today, with much of this growth coming at the expense of the traditional, noncloud offerings," said Sid Nag, research director at Gartner. "The demand for cloud-based IaaS continues on its path of aggressive growth, and the high growth of IaaS is also driving growth in related cloud markets. While platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS) are also exhibiting strong growth, IaaS is expected to show the fastest growth over the next five years."
Within the IaaS market, there is significant above-market growth for the big three hyperscale IaaS cloud providers. While Amazon Web Services dominated the ma…

Intel Unveils the 8th Gen Intel Core Processor Family for Desktop

Intel \announced that its new family of 8th Gen Intel Core desktop processors will be available for purchase beginning Oct. 5, 2017. The new desktop processor family is built for gamers, content creators and overclockers who require premium performance. Ranging from Intel Core i3 to Intel Core i7, these processors deliver premium performance for what comes next, opening the door for a new level of faster, easier and more immersive experiences.
This new family introduces the first-ever 6-core Intel Core i5 desktop processor and first-ever 4-core Intel Core i3 desktop processor. The family offers a wide range of performance options for consumers with unlocked1 “K” processors that deliver maximum tuning flexibility at each brand level and up to 40 platform PCIe 3.0 lanes for system expandability on graphics, storage and I/O. These processors are supported with new Intel Z370 chipset-based motherboards.
The top of the product stack – the Intel Core i7-8700K – is Intel’s best gaming deskt…

*astTECS to Unveil Real-Time Collaboration and Enterprise Communication Solution at GITEX Technology Week 2017

*astTECS, a provider of enterprise telecom technology products and Asterisk based Open Source communication solution, today announced, that the company will be showcasing Open Source based, real-time collaboration and enterprise communication solution at GITEX Technology Week 2017, the most influential ICT trade show in the gulf region. A front-runner in Open Source communication technologies, *astTECS will be demonstrating an extensive portfolio of Asterisk based solutions at, Z-J47, Zaabeel hall, TEPC pavillion, Dubai world trade center,  highlighting, how it can help organizations in the middle east and beyond, achieve their digital transformation objectives, enabling businesses steady migration to IP telephony, while leveraging their legacy infrastructure.
At GITEX Technology Week 2017, *astTECS will feature its complete series of new products and latest innovations, that revolutionizes the way businesses connect with customers to create amazing experiences and help them compete …

Internet Grows to 331.9 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Second Quarter of 2017

VeriSign, Inc. announced that approximately 1.3 million domain name registrations were added to the internet in the second quarter of 2017, bringing the total number of domain name registrations to approximately 331.9 million across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of June 30, 2017.
The increase of approximately 1.3 million domain name registrations globally equates to a growth rate of 0.4 percent over the first quarter of 2017.1 Domain name registrations have grown by 6.7 million, or 2.1 percent, year over year.1    
The .com and .net TLDs had a combined total of approximately 144.3 million domain name registrations in the domain name base in the second quarter of 2017. This represents a 0.8 percent increase year over year. As of June 30, 2017, the .com domain name base totaled 129.2 million domain name registrations, while the .net domain name base totaled 15.1 million domain name registrations.
New .com and .net domain name registrations totaled 9.2 million during the second quarte…

Magnetic fast charging cable for all your devices launched

We live in an increasingly fast paced world, where there is a need to stay connected 24X7. However, everything comes to a standstill if even one of our devices gets discharged. There are a plethora of important calls, documents and unfinished books that one might miss, just because their device had the audacity to give up on us. Sometimes, there are days when due to the paucity of time you get mere minutes to charge your device and have to rush out with barely any charge. Then there is the problem of carrying multiple chargers that entangle themselves, just to make your life harder, and god forbid if you forget one of them! You can bid adieu to that device for the day.
There needs to be a solution to these problems. What if just one cable can cure ALL your charging blues? Sounds incredulous? It’s not! MuConnect 2.0 solves all of the above mentioned problems in a jiffy. They have simplified charging as never before. Be it your Iphone, Android Phone, Type-C or even a Kindle, you can ch…

Where are India’s smartest coders? TechGig’s ‘Virtual Campus League’ has a clue

Coding contests are the new craze among young techies and this fact has been reinforced again by the participation numbers at the TechGig Virtual Campus League. This coding contest – which began on August 21, 2017 has more than 21,000 verified entries so far. Since this contest invites applications from technology students and fresh engineering graduates, its word of mouth reach is helping the numbers swell quickly.
The next big question is, who will ace this contest? Which language will have maximum participation? Which city is likely to have the winner?
Taking a clue from past code contests held at TechGig, these could be the probable answers:
Uttar Pradesh may take home the title for having most talented coders, followed by Karnataka and West Bengal Most participants could come from the NCR region as previous contests have maximum participation from there, followed by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. These locations are institutional hubs also Smaller cities like Solan, Howrah and Kharag…

CSPs See Cloud Technology Investments as Critical to Improving Customer Experience

A new Oracle study announced conveys that Communication Service Providers (CSPs) top challenge is improving customer experiences, followed closely by keeping up with technological advancements. The survey, "The Communications Cloud: CSPs Take on Tomorrow", polled communications service providers around the world to understand how initiatives such as Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and the Cloud might help them overcome these obstacles and capitalize on new market opportunities.
“CSPs are leveraging cloud technologies to transform their networks and create more compelling experiences for their customers, partners, and employees,” said Doug Suriano, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Communications. “The move to cloud will continue to play a key role in helping CSPs improve their service agility and expand their business with new innovations in IoT, digital, and cloud services.”
CSPs are under attack from increased competition and challenged by shifting c…

Infosys Finacle Partners with ToneTag to Offer Sound-Based Contactless Payments Solution

Infosys Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys, announced a partnership with ToneTag, a provider of near-field communications, payments and location based services using sound waves. Through this partnership, Finacle and ToneTag will offer a joint solution that will leverage the latter’s sound wave technology to enable proximity payments and interactions.
Leveraging this joint solution, banks will now enable their consumers to authenticate themselves and transact at bank branches, ATMs and retail outlets, in a highly secure, fast and seamless manner. Consumers can make payments with a tap of their phone, which will expedite the checkout process at merchant location, and improve the overall shopping experience. Delivered through Finacle digital banking solutions such as Finacle Mobile Banking and Finacle Digital Wallet, the solution will be available on all kinds of mobile devices, including feature phones.
ToneTag is one of the companies that was rec…

NDOT Begets Clouddish – Cloud-Based Restaurant Management System

NDOT, an enterprise-level IT firm that provides enterprise mobility services to organizations of various statures, has developed a Cloud-Based Restaurant Management Software, Clouddish, which is a one-stop solution for all the restaurant companies, irrespective of its size and type.
Clouddish is designed to streamline the restaurant business for the betterment of process management and has been enriched with applications such as Waiter App, Kitchen App, Delivery App and POS System that are designed to simplify restaurant processes. Its customized products are defined to be used wholly as well as individually by integrating it with an already existing system.
Clouddish has taken the restaurant technology to the next level by providing an end-to-end restaurant management system. This software is supported by high-precision application attributes, stands ahead of its competitors and supports its customers with a solution that serves to accelerate elevated business results. It is a tailo…

The Xbox One S For India launched in India

Microsoft announced that the Xbox One S is now available for pre-order in India starting September 20 from Amazon India, Flipkart and select retailers. The Xbox One S will be launching in India with the Xbox One S Forza Horizon 3 Bundle, available in both 500GB and 1TB storage options with prices starting from INR 29,990.
In addition, customers who pre-order the console from Amazon India, Flipkart and select retail partners will also enjoy the action and excitement Microsoft Studios’ Gears of War 4, and EA’s historic warfare shooter Battlefield 1.
Part of the Xbox family of devices, Xbox One S is 40 percent smaller than the original Xbox One, featuring a sleek, slimline design, “robot white” color and a built-in power supply. The highly-anticipated Xbox One S supports 4K Ultra HD for Blu-ray movies and content streamed from partners like Netflix, as well as High Dynamic Range (HDR) for video and gaming, delivering richer, more luminous colors for a visually-stunning gaming experience…

PayPal reduces Foreign Inward Remittance Certificate (FIRC)/ Advice fee by 50 percent

PayPal, world’s leading payments platform announced a 50 percent reduction in the Foreign Inward Remittance Certificate (FIRC)/ Advice fee from Rs. 200 to Rs. 100 per transaction, for up to 20 transactions. For more than 20 transactions, bulk FIRC fee will be levied at Rs. 2000. The move is in line to reduce the cost incurred in receiving payments from global markets and to encourage merchants to grow their cross-border business and realise the Government’s Make in India vision.
Narsi Subramanian, Director, Small Sellers & Consumers, PayPal India said,” The reduction in the FIRC fee is in line with our commitment of becoming a customer champion and enabling merchants to grow their cross-border business in a profitable manner.”
FIRC is a document that acts as a testimonial for all the inward remittances entering India. Most of the statutory authorities accept this document as proof that an individual or a business, such as a limited company, partnership firm, sole proprietorship f…

DMIC cities must become R&D and production hubs for emerging technologies: MeitY Secretary

IT and Electronics sector in India is poised for massive growth and investments, and greenfield cities coming up under projects such as the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) must position themselves as R&D hubs and “sandbox” locations for up-and-coming technologies such as IoT, Mr. Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has said.
Speaking at a workshop on business opportunities in the DMIC project for IT/Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector on Wednesday, he said that while the proposed industrial smart cities are providing ample space for existing technologies, they need to identify the ones with massive future potential and bring anchor clients for them, while simultaneously focusing on skill development to ensure manpower for these industries.
“Unlike congested urban spaces, in these new cities we can freely test and experiment with new technologies like 5G, or autonomous vehicles, drones and the latest in robotics. We…

Xvidia Embraces Artificial Intelligence based Real-time Cognitive Video Surveillance

Gurgaon based Xvidia Technologies, a technology start-up, introduces its next-generation intelligent video security platform. Leveraging its expertise in cloud based video streaming, smart devices and artificial intelligence, video security infrastructure will become more effective. It will help law enforcement agencies do advanced video search in no time as against the traditional methodology of conducting post-facto analysis by retrieving, old, outdated, stored huge video files.
The video security industry is at the cusp of rapid technology change. There is a shift from legacy, on-premise, standalone, reactive systems to a smarter cloud based, real time and pro-active system. Security concerns are high in the minds of Government, Businesses and Homes across the world. There is a big Government push in India for smart lighting, city surveillance and traffic monitoring under the Smart City initiative.  As per IHS, the video surveillance market is expected to reach 2.4B$ by 2020.

Infinix debuts on Flipkart’s Big Billion Day Sale

With the festive season around the corner, Infinix Mobile will be available first time on Flipkart Big Billion Days sale from September 21st to 24th, 2017. Both Infinix Note 4 and Hot 4 pro are now available at a special offer discount of Rs. 1000 pricing them at Rs. 7999 & Rs. 6499 respectively. In addition to this there is 10% instant discount on SBI debit and credit cards.
Anish Kapoor, CEO Infinix India said, “It’s been a month since we launched Infinix in India and we have received an incredible response from the consumers, making Infinix the highest rated smartphone brand on Flipkart in India on debut. Big Billion Days Sale is the most awaited online shopping festival for consumers and we are excited to be a part of India’s biggest festival. Our vision has always been to create new possibilities for our customers and through these special offers, we hope to give them another reason to buy their favorite Infinix smartphone and make their festivities more memorable.’’

Dell EMC partners with Ingram Micro to accelerate Digital Transformation

Dell EMC announced that it has worked with Ingram Micro to launch HaaS (Hardware as a Service) to help accelerate IT adoption among organizations across the country. HaaS comprises hardware and premium services including notebooks, desktops, servers, networking equipment (Switches/Routers), and tablets coupled with payment options up to four years customized to individual organizational requirements. This effectively helps organizations to shift towards operational expenditure while building out their IT infrastructure from the edge to the datacenter.
Ever since Digital India was announced in July of 2015, a confluence of factors have accelerated the digital maturity of India. Union Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, has stated that India has the potential to be $1 trillion digital economy in four years due to the several multi-billion dollar opportunities that exist across IT and IT enabled services, e-commerce, electronics manufacturing, digital payments and cybersecurity.
The joint Go…