New Delhi [India], Nov 29 : India's largest telecom tower company Indus Towers is consistently working in line with its philosophy of 'Putting India First' while bringing best in class technology innovation in the country.
With sustainability and environment at the core of all initiatives, coupled with the management's approach of Design Thinking, the company is contributing to Digital India and Smart Cities dream by building new-age infrastructure.
With this focus of putting up a robust NextGen Digital services network, Indus Towers today announced their nationwide initiative of Aesthetic Sites.
New Delhi [India], Nov 14 : South India's leading corporate developers, RMZ Corp, has launched 'MyWired', a unique mobile app geared towards community building and engagement amongst its corporate professionals. In a significant technology boost to its vision of creating collaborative and productive communities among its business parks, RMZ Corp has rolled out the app for all the professionals employed within their world class commercial spaces around India to serve them better and connect with them emotionally by offering more value.
Launched at RMZ Wired a three day tech fest at RMZ EcoWorld facility in Bengaluru, the mobile app is packaged with features geared to invite further collaboration and engagement both within and across companies.
Apple Inc., the American multinational technology company lost its latest appeal against the 2013 ruling that found the company guilty of conspiring to fix e-book prices in a bid to screw over rival Amazon.
Apple in July 2013 was found guilty of organizing a cartel involving five of the six largest book publishers in the US to fix e-book prices in a bid to undercut Amazon and break its market dominance.
Apple appealed against the ruling, saying that the accusations are false and it has done nothing wrong.
The US Circuit Court of Appeals threw out Apple's appeal on Tuesday, after the firm's shady e-book deals broke federal antitrust laws and upholding the $450m fine. $400m will go to consumers, and $50m to lawyers.
On Monday, Oracle Corp founder and executive chairman Larry Ellison said that his company is expanding its cloud-computing offerings, which is called the Oracle Cloud Platform.
The expansion is a major new step for Oracle as the company is shifting its traditional database and customer relationship management businesses to the cloud.
The cloud business is running at a rate of about US$2.3bil (RM8.6bil) a year in revenue, based on last quarter's figures. Amazon and Microsoft get about US$6.3 bil (RM23.5bil) each in cloud revenue per year.
Humanoid robot made by Japan-based mobile and telecommunications company SoftBank has finally been made available to consumers.
The adorable robot named Pepper that can feel emotion and look after its owner went on sale on Saturday morning. Customers snapped all 1,000 robots in the first wave.
They paid the equivalent of £1,000 each for the robot and then monthly insurance and data fees on top.
Pepper act as a household companion and is programmed to communicate with users, follow vocal commands. It can read human emotions and react accordingly.
Frank Meng will join the US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc as its chairman for China, a market which generates half of the overall revenues for the company. The company chose Meng for the coveted post after recently going through tough times in China.
Qualcomm also revealed that Wang Xiang would step down from the post of president of Greater China. Wang will serve as the head of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc.
Qualcomm said in April that some of its licensees in China may not be fully reporting their sales of licensed products, undercutting revenues.
Computer giant Intel is close to a deal of acquiring smaller chip maker Altera for about $15 billion.
The New York Post reported that the deal price could be as much as $54 a share, a 15pc premium over Altera's Thursday closing price of $46.97. According to the report, the deal will happen most probably by the end of next week. However, the talks could still fall apart.
Earlier this year, Intel signed a standstill agreement with Altera that gave the company to launch a hostile bid. The agreement will expire on June 1.
In April, Altera rejected an unsolicited $54 per share offer from Intel after months of negotiations. Earlier this month, CNBC reported that the two companies had resumed talks about a possible deal.
The battle of the wearables just took up another step forward after two of the leading companies pioneering the technology became involved in a legal dispute.
Jawbone, the maker of the UP fitness tracker band, has filed a lawsuit in a California court against Fitbit.
The lawsuit alleges rival Fitbit, which also makes health tracking devices, stating that it stole information and data about the company by poaching staff.
Lawyers for Jawbone claimed in the filing that this case has started out of concealed efforts of Fitbit to steal talent, trade secrets and intellectual property from its chief competitor, the New York Times reported.
The lawsuit's timing couldn't be worse for Fitbit which is about to embark on a $100m ($65m) IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.
Evan Spiegel, Snapchat's CEO, communicated about the company's plan to soon have an initial public offering at a technology conference hosted in Ranchos Palos Verdes, California.
Spiegel spoke for an hour with Re/code co-executive editors, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher on topics like the company's growth plans and the lack of diversity in technology.
Spiegel stated, "We have to IPO. It's just another dot on the list of things to do". He added that the mandate for him is to grow as fast as humanly possible.
There are some attractive deals, discounts and limited period offers on the Memorial Day weekend; these are being offered to entice consumers. T-Mobile is also looking for the opportunity to sell in the Memorial Day sale; it is offering an exclusive deal for customers. In this offer, one can swap 32GB Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge for a 64GB model.
It was announced by T-Mobile on Wednesday that the offer is related to its 'free memory upgrade' promo; the carrier would offer the 64GB variant of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones and will charge the price of the
Validity of this T-Mobile promo is from May 23 to May 25 and current customers on the carrier's Simple Choice No Credit, postpaid or prepaid plans could avail the offer.
Hewlett-Packard Co. said that its fiscal second-quarter profit surpassed estimates of analysts. This is attributable to corporate spending on servers raised before the company prepared of partition into two companies.
The company said that profit was 87 cents a share in the period that ended in April before certain items. According to data compiled by Bloomberg, analysts approximately had estimated 86 cents a share. Hewlett-Packard also said that it may take charges of $3 billion associated with restructuring and the separation over three years.
Chief executive officer Meg Whitman said that they performed well in a tough market environment and some of their businesses did very well.
American coffee chain Starbucks has announced a partnership with the commercial music streaming service Spotify. The announcement by Seattle, Washington-based Starbucks has come a few months after ditching the sale of CDs in its stores.
According to reports, Spotify has decided to give accounts to its premium service to workers in the United States in next few months of the year. The music streaming company will allow the employees in the nation to create their own playlists. In return, the coffee company will endorse premium service of Spotify by making the music streaming company’s playlists accessible on the Starbucks’ smartphone app.
Apple is not going to introduce an ultra-high-definition television as it thought over a year ago. According to the Wall Street Journal, this decision has been taken by the company as it could not find any gripping features in order to create such a product. According to reports, it was expected that the company was looking forward to launch a TV set with high-definition display in 2016.
An announcement has been made by General Electric (GE) about plans to produce an LED light compatible with Apple's HomeKit software.
The integration will include the capability to control the GE lights by Siri, Apple's voice-interface digital assistant. With help of GE's Align technology, the HomeKit-enabled bulbs will let users to align their lighting with their sleep cycles. Those who know about the app called f. lux are already aware of the benefits of utilizing blue lighting in the daytime and amber lighting at night.
People in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area and surrounding counties use n-word in Google searches more oftenSubmitted by Darpana Kutty on Thu, 04/30/2015 - 15:29
As per statistics compiled by a top data scientist, people in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area and surrounding counties make use of the n-word in Google searches more frequently as compared to the most areas of the US.
The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre media market was ranked 16th out of 196 nationwide for frequency of computer users looking for the word. The racial slur has been used more in online searches by residents of the media market excluding the Johnstown-Altoona media market, as per a study by a data scientist who collected the information for a 2013 report that how racial animus affected the presidential elections of Barack Obama.
Japanese consumer electronics maker Sony Corp said that it has predicted annual profit below the estimates of analysts. It is expected that operating income will increase more than fourfold to 320 billion yen in the year started April 1.
Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai aims at decreasing costs and concentrating on profitability of the electronics major. The forecast for present year involves 35 billion yen in restructuring charges. Sony shares dropped 1.3% to 3,645 yen in Tokyo before the earnings were announced. The stock has rose 47% this year compared to 13% gain for the benchmark Topix index.
According to reports, regulators of European Union could file formal charges against Internet company Google for alleged anti-competitive behavior. The charges could be filed on Wednesday, but as per some analysts, such a move could be a big mistake.
On Tuesday, some media reports stated that Margrethe Vestager, Competition Commissioner of European Union, was poised to make statement about Google. The company has been the subject of an antitrust investigation in the region. Critics of the Internet giant said that the company has been enjoying its leading position in the search engine industry. As per the European Commission, the company currently holds more than 90% of the market share.
The world's most innovative drone maker based in China, SZ DJI Technology Co., could be worth $10 billion.
The DJI Technology company is in the process to raise money from investors at a $10 billion valuation. The firm offers professional quality machines to consumers for around $1,000.
If it becomes successful to raise the money, its valuation would propel it into the ranks of elite tech startups. The drones of Shenzhen-based company are designed with four propellers and are easy for beginners to control.
According to Metro, its new railcars started operating on the Blue Line on Tuesday. According to officials, eight out of the system's first 7000-series rolled out at the Franconia-Springfield station. Metro said that these new cars are better from safety point of view and have better performance in crash tests than previous models.
According to Metro Board Chair Mort Downey, safety is their priority and investment in their railcar fleet indicates that. As per Downey, the 7000-series cars are symbol of a considerable improvement in reliability, safety and rider comfort. Downey added that he is excited to welcome their customers aboard on behalf of the Metro Board of Directors.
After rumors of acquisition of social network Twitter, the company stock gained nearly 4%. Earlier also, it was said that Twitter could be a target for acquisition. Some talked about the acquisition of the company by Google.
Twitter stock has gained over 46% for the year so far, moving slowly close to a 51-week high for the tech company.
On Tuesday, many shares of the company were trading hands on, and a volume of 30 million shares has been registered compared to the average of 18 million shares per day.
This year, there are options for growth of Twitter stock for April month. It has been suggested by the CBOE that Twitter is one of the firms whose options were increasing in volume in Tuesday market.