Ramco Systems wins yet another big Philippine logistics clients

Ramco Systems wins yet another big Philippine logistics clients

2018-08-09T10:57:37+00:00 On

Ramco Systems, one of India’s top cloud software vendors, said it won yet another client from Philippines for its logistics management offering. It said AP Cargo Logistic Network Corp will implement Ramco Svstems’ Logistics Software to manage its freight operations nationwide. The deal includes Finance…

FULL TEXT: Assocham calls move to block FB, WhatsApp “excessive, unnecessary”

FULL TEXT: Assocham calls move to block FB, WhatsApp “excessive, unnecessary”

2018-08-06T18:14:18+00:00 On

Assocham, one of India’s prominent associations of industries, has expressed concern at the government’s proposal to put in place a mechanism to block apps like Facebook, WhatsApp and Telegram. The government has, in a confidential letter sent to internet service providers, asked…

UIDAI Helpline: Google says was hardcoded into Android setup

UIDAI Helpline: Google says was hardcoded into Android setup

2018-08-03T23:18:44+00:00 On

The mysterious addition of the former hotline of UID Authority of India, which spooked out Android users by mysteriously appearing on their phones, was hardcoded into the Android set-up program, Google has said. Responding to concerns of users’ phones being hacked by…

UIDAI Helpline: No, your phone has not been hacked!

UIDAI Helpline: No, your phone has not been hacked!

2018-08-03T23:02:33+00:00 On

Telecom operators and the Unique Identification Authority of India have denied having anything to do with the ‘mysterious’ addition of the UIDAI’s former helpline to the contact lists of Android phone users in India. That leaves only three candidates — Google, which…

Bank frauds up 359% in four years at nationalized banks

Bank frauds up 359% in four years at nationalized banks

2018-08-03T15:49:33+00:00 On

The amount of money swindled by fraudsters from nationalized banks has jumped 359% in four years, RBI data revealed. The trend at nationalized banks is in contrast to that at private sector banks and SBI, where frauds are being increasingly brought under…

Indian govt demands greater access from WhatsApp, Facebook & Twitter

Indian govt demands greater access from WhatsApp, Facebook & Twitter

2018-07-27T12:35:59+00:00 On

India’s Information Technology Department today unveiled a new plan of action to combat fake news that would require foreign social media firms like Facebook, Twitter and Google to establish offices in India and actively help in flagging and tracking down people who…

TCS to change campus hiring program from this year; make it ‘agile’

TCS to change campus hiring program from this year; make it ‘agile’

2018-07-11T14:01:47+00:00 On

Tata Consultancy Services, the country’s largest private sector employer, said it plans to make some changes to its methodology used to hire fresh graduates from campuses from this year. Speaking to BTVI, HR head Ajoyendra Mukherjee said campus hiring for the next…

How WhatsApp can easily fix the Fake News problem

How WhatsApp can easily fix the Fake News problem

2018-07-04T10:06:00+00:00 On

WhatsApp, India’s largest communication platform used by an estimated 65% of the country’s online population, has come under scrutiny for providing a conduit to distribute ‘fake news’ after multiple cases of lynchings came to light. While the company has urged ‘society and…

In 2018, PC market could return to growth after several years – CMR

In 2018, PC market could return to growth after several years – CMR

2018-06-28T17:23:37+00:00 On

Indian PC market continued to be in throes of a prolonged recession in the first three months of 2018, according to data from CMR, but could report its first yearly growth rate in 2018. CMR said there was a decline of 9.2%…

Wipro completes sale of hosted datacenter business to Ensono

Wipro completes sale of hosted datacenter business to Ensono

2018-06-28T17:06:55+00:00 On

Wipro said it has completed the sale of its hosted data center services business for $399 mln as announced three months ago. The business, consisting of Wipro Data Centre and Cloud Services, Inc. (USA), a portion of data center business in Germany…

HCL buys Germany-based IT & engineering services provider

HCL buys Germany-based IT & engineering services provider

2018-06-27T11:35:07+00:00 On

HCL said it was buying H&D International Group, a Germany-based provider of IT and engineering services to the automotive industry, for an undisclosed sum. It described H&D International as one of the largest IT service providers in the German automotive industry. “H&D…

TCS opens new DC in Paris as Macron tries to entice more investment

TCS opens new DC in Paris as Macron tries to entice more investment

2018-06-18T16:48:39+00:00 On

Tata Consultancy Services said it opened its third delivery center in France, with a capacity to seat up to 230 employees. The new DC is being opened at Suresnes near Paris. The company, which opened its first delivery center in 2012 and a…

TCS doubles M&G Prudential deal to £1 bln

TCS doubles M&G Prudential deal to £1 bln

2018-06-12T14:04:36+00:00 On

Tata Consultancy Services announced a major expansion of its recently announced deal to take over administration of around 4 mln life and pensions contracts from M&G Prudential, the  savings and investments business of Prudential. The deal, announced in January this year, was worth pegged…

Infosys CEO Salil Parekh dismisses growth concerns

Infosys CEO Salil Parekh dismisses growth concerns

2018-06-06T15:01:09+00:00 On

Infosys CEO Salil Parekh reassured investors that the IT services behemoth was not facing a growth crisis because of the replacement of traditional sourcing models with digital services. He said new age services — such as analytics, marketing, digital product design, digital…

Reliance Jio offers ‘play along’ features for TV broadcasters in India

Reliance Jio offers ‘play along’ features for TV broadcasters in India

2018-05-17T18:33:13+00:00 On

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd said it has tied up with Israel-based Screenz to offer interactivity and ‘play along’ features for television programs in India. With the help of the offering, television channels can keep their viewers engaged on a realtime basis using…

HCL Infosystem’s attempt to sell Middle East unit falls through

HCL Infosystem’s attempt to sell Middle East unit falls through

2018-04-16T09:41:35+00:00 On

HCL Infosystems said its deal to sell its Middle East and Africa unit for about Rs 7.34 cr has been canceled after the buyer failed to make payment. “The closure of transaction was subject to certain conditions precedent as specified in the…