Reliance Jio carries 80% of traffic on next-gen Internet technology

Reliance Jio, the new entrant to India’s telecom landscape, is carrying nearly 80% of its traffic in the next-generation Internet technology, a senior official of the company said. Internet Protocol or IP is one of the languages used by machines to talk to each other. All machines on the Internet use this language to ‘talk’ […]

Ramco Systems wins big deal from Panasonic Malaysia

Ramco Systems, the Chennai-based cloud services provider, has inked a “multi-million-dollar deal” with Panasonic Group of companies in Malaysia to digitize HR and Payroll operations for its nearly 20,000 employees. The contract marks a major win for the company. Typically, cloud contracts tend to be small sized affairs, but the Panasonic deal is one of […]

Ramco Systems wins Rs 53 cr contract from German logistics company

Ramco Systems Ltd. said it secured a 7.3 million euro order from Schenker AG for implementing its Ramco HCM & Payroll software. Schenker AG is a German logistics company and a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, the German railway company. DB Logistics offers land, sea, and air transport and contract logistics. Rail transport within DB Logistics […]

Wipro joins the Open Banking bandwagon, releases new platform

Wipro Limited launched its offerings that use Open Banking API technological platform. Open Banking platform is a Europe-based standard that lets third party developers build applications and services that tap into a bank’s core services and infrastructure. For example, one can build a billing or ticket booking or payment service that can then ‘talk’ to […]

OnMobile launches new consumer brand ONMO

OnMobile Global Limited launched its new consumer brand, ONMO, and showcased some of its other new products. “The company has been working towards this change for over two years now. It has made significant investments in core technology, product development, processes and people to get ready to serve consumers directly,” said the company. Onmobile has […]

Reliance Jio: 15-minute SIM activation now available in most cities

Ten days after Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Jio, promised to roll out a superfast activation procedure for new SIMs within “2-4 weeks”, the facility is now available in several small towns, suggesting that the company may be running ahead of schedule on its e-KYC roll-out. The new system has been rolled out with the […]

Reliance Jio increases no of channels on JioTV to 368

Reliance Jio has increased the number of TV channels on its JioTV app to 368, making it a potential competitor to DTH and cable TV platforms. JioTV, which started out as JioPlay, had only around 200 channels in the beginning. However, the platform has added about 50 channels every month over the last three months, […]

Ramco Systems’ aviation suit to be used in Royal Canadian Air Force

Ramco Systems, a aviation software company, announced that it has won a project from Canada’s L-3 MAS to implement Ramco’s aviation software to support Royal Canadian Air Force fleet in engineering & programs, materials management, maintenance, compliance & quality, flight operations and offline maintenance, said the company. L-3 MAS is among Canada’s leading providers of […]

TCS launches new retailer-customer bonding software in the US

Tata Consultancy Services, a leading IT company from India, today announced a new software that enables retailers to gauge customer behaviour data from sensors placed in retail stores that can measure and analyse their movements and buying behaviour, said the company. This can help the retailers understand and deliver a personalised experience to their customers […]

Middle East Under Operation Ghoul Cyber Attacks, finds Kaspersky Lab

New waves of Cyber attacks called Operation Ghoul that started on the 8th and the 27th of June 2016 threatens the Middle East region, Kaspersky Lab said. “The attackers try to lure targets through spear phishing emails that include compressed executables. In the majority of cases, CEOs, COOs, managers, supervisors and engineers recieve the email […]

Wipro launches file transfer service on Microsoft cloud platform

Wipro has launched a cloud-based file transfer service for enterprises. Wipro’s Managed File Transfer as a Service (MFTaaS) platform utilizes Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure. File transfer software is used by companies to move large chunks of data from one location to another in a secure manner. Typical communication applications, such as email and messenger, do […]

Google Maps will now be more vocal about upcoming traffic jams

If you’re a regular user of Google Maps for navigation, you might want to update the app quickly before you head out. The latest version of Google News includes spoken warnings about traffic conditions, Google said. Till now, Google used to color code traffic conditions, with red indicating severe congestion and slow moving traffic. “Now […]

Piramal Enterprises acquires US software maker for up to $24.5 mln

Piramal Enterprises Ltd said it acquired the assets of pharmacy software maker Adaptive Software, LLC and entire control and ownership of its wholly owned subsidiary, AdaptiveRx LLC for $7.4 million. Adaptive is eligible to receive up to an additional $11.1 million if and when it meets certain post-closing requirements, which must be satisfied within six […]

Reliance Jio releases version 2 of its app suite on Google Play beta store

Reliance Jio, which is expected to launch its 4G services in a month, has released version 2 of its App suite called Jio Apps. The program is in beta testing on Play store and not visible to general public. However, those with RJio SIMs get a message with a link to enable them to be part […]

LeTV Le 1s brings OTA software update to fix camera quality this week after user reviews

LeEco will roll out over-the-air software updates for its biggest selling phone in India, the LeTV Le 1s, this week. The update will resolve issues that have been highlighted in user reviews. The OTA upgrade is expected to prolong battery life, and improve sound as well. There have some complaints that the battery life is […]

Why Google’s takeover of Twitter is inevitable

When I started using social media about 8-9 years ago, Facebook and Twitter were largely equal in their cool factor. In fact, while it was not obvious what Facebook was (a more intrusive form of Orkut, anyone?), the possibilities of Twitter seemed as limitless as the places where your ‘contacts’ lived. Over the next nine years, Facebook […]

Persistent Systems to acquire some Citrix Systems cloud products

Persistent Systems, a niche IT company that focuses on products and cloud computing, said it had signed an agreement to acquire the Citrix CloudPlatform and CloudPortal Business Manager product lines from Citrix Systems International GMBH, a subsidiary of Citrix Systems. No financial details were revealed. Citrix Systems is one of the biggest companies in the […]