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Google will create an iPhone rival with Pixel – expert

Google was forced to enter the smartphone hardware business as makers of Android smartphones have largely failed to develop a product that can compete against the iPhone, an industry expert said, adding that the result of union could rival what Apple has to offer."With tighter control on Pixel, Google

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L&T Technology Services to co-develop solutions with Intel unit

L&T Technology Services, the engineering services arm of the construction conglomerate, will co-develop industrial solutions with Intel subsidiary Wind River, which works in the emerging domain of Internet of Things.Under the partnership L&T Technology Services will "validate and optimize" its solutions with Wind River software platforms.These will then be

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Wipro wins seven-year deal from European utilities co Innogy

IT services provider Wipro said it has been awarded a seven-year contract by European energy company Innogy SE to manage their data center and cloud services.Wipro will help the company, which focuses on renewables, grid & infrastructure and retail, to rationalize, virtualize and consolidate their IT infrastructure, the

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TCS launches AI-based IT incident prevention solution in Japan

Tata Consultancy Services launched its artificial intelligence-based IT repair and prevention solution, ignio, in Japan."When System outages occur today, businesses dedicate vast resources to rectify the problem. Oftentimes, multiple teams are called together to identify the root cause and devise resolution plans."This can take Several hours and sometimes

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Wipro’s IT to power McLaren’s sports car business

Bangalore-based Wipro won a high-profile client by signing up McLaren Technology Group, the company behind the successfull McLaren Formula 1 racing team.As part of the multi-year partnership, Wipro will deploy its HOLMES artificial intelligence platform to boost the productivity of McLaren's fast growing automotive and high-tech businesses.Wipro has been

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4G tablets overtake 3G models in India for the first time

The sales of 4G-enabled tablets overtook that of 3G tablets for the first time in the April-June quarter of this year, numbers from CyberMedia Research showed.About 36% of the tablets sold in India during the three months came with 4G technology, while 33% came with support for only 3G

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Wipro opens center for embedded automotive solutions in Romania

IT services provider Wipro Limited said it has established a center for automotive technology in Timisoara, Romania to focus on embedded solutions such as in-vehicle entertainment, cluster display, telematics, connected cars and driver assistance systems.The company plans to hire experienced technology professionals and engineering graduates from top universities in

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Infosys completes acquisition of London-based Brilliant Basics

Infosys said it completed the acquisition of Brilliant Basics, a London-based product design and customer experience company.The acquisition was first announced a month ago."Through this acquisition, Infosys further expands its worldwide connected network of Digital Studios that are focused on fulfilling the needs of global clients for end-to-end Digital

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Infosys included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Infosys said it has been inducted into the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) and is now part of two of the indices -- DJSI World and DJSI Emerging Markets.The indices measure the economic, environmental and social performance of companies and are based on the companies' corporate governance, risk

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Paypal to invest in and support five more Indian start-ups

Online payment company PayPal has selected five startups – Finbox, Neoeyed, Paymatrix, Scalend and Tybo - for inclusion into its incubator program in Chennai.The program offers startups technology counsel and mentorship, infrastructure support and networking opportunities with both investors and customers.In addition to these, PayPal will also

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Ramco Systems wins key deal from Saudi aircraft maintenance company

Cloud-based services provider Ramco Systems has won a key, five-year contract from Saudi Rotorcraft Support Company, which provides maintenance services for the country’s combined fleet of more than 360 military and commercial helicopters."With two of the top 5 aircraft manufacturers already using Ramco’s aviation MRO software, this deal underscores

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Narayana Murthy to clarify his stand on Infosys allegations, Vishal Sikka today

Infosys founder and former chairman N R Narayana Murthy is all set to lay his cards on the table on his recent allegations about possible corruption at Infosys at a conference call with investors today at 6:30 PM.UPDATE: Murthy's call has been reportedly postponed to next week.The call comes five

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