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WhatsApp's new 'status' feature goes live

WhatsApp's new 'status' feature goes live

New Delhi [India], Feb. 24 : WhatsApp's on Friday rolled out its new feature 'Status' live across Android, iOS and Windows software wherein the users can upload pictures and videos for their contacts to see, instead of regular text status message.

On the occasion of its eighth birthday today, WhatsApp made live its new OTA update where users can send photos, videos and GIFs through Status to share special moments throughout their day with friends and family.

The makers of this instant messaging service have released the main features of this update, as follows:

Jabong expands its international sportswear portfolio

Jabong expands its international sportswear portfolio

New Delhi [India], Feb. 24 : Online fashion portal, Jabong, announced its exclusive partnership with the leading iconic headwear brand New Era, available for men, women and kids.

The brand will be offered on Jabong in different variants with prices ranging from Rs. 1, 000 to Rs. 3, 000. The formal launch of New Era exclusively on Jabong will be conducted on March 3, 2017 in Mumbai.

CompTIA unveils groundbreaking certification after global Cyber Security challenge

CompTIA unveils groundbreaking certification after global Cyber Security challen

New Delhi [India], Feb 24 : World's leading information technology (IT) association CompTIA has unveiled a groundbreaking, vendor-neutral certification, CompTIA Cyber security Analyst (CSA+), the first of its kind to bring behavioral analytics to the forefront of assessing cyber threats.

The CompTIA CSA+ certification will offer broad-spectrum validation of knowledge and skills required to configure and use cyber-threat detection tools, perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization. It certifies knowledge of a data-driven approach to information security.

GIPL to install mounting structures at Cochin International Airport

GIPL to install mounting structures at Cochin International Airport

New Delhi [India], Feb. 24 : Following the successful solar implementation at Cochin International Airport, Ganges Internationale Private Limited (GIPL), a multifaceted technology company, bagged its second project to install 11MW module mounting structures, thus enabling Cochin airport to be the world's first 'Green Airport'.

GIPL holds a vast experience in ground mount solar projects and its execution with state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Pondicherry. GIPL invested five crores during manufacturing and installation of module mounting structures.

While 11 MW is a ground mount repeat order, the pilot tracking project is the first-of-its-kind to get installed at an Indian Airport. Tracking systems have been in the foray for a while, across all international airbases.

Djubo launches Cloud PMS, adds clients across 11 countries

Djubo launches Cloud PMS, adds clients across 11 countries

New Delhi [India], Feb. 24 : India-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) player, Djubo, launched an app facilitating property management system for hotels, titled Djubo Cloud PMS.

Djubo Cloud PMS has a host of applications for hotel operations management including point-of-sale applications for managing front office, restaurant, spa, travel desk and laundry kitchen order tracking.

"The sub four-star segments of hotels globally are looking for solutions to solve all the issues around operations, intelligence, marketing and distribution through a single cloud-based application. Djubo has demonstrated the ability to churn our international standard products out of India and with great execution ability," stated Rishikesh Singh, CTO, Djubo.

Google dedicates its doodle to NASA's seven earth sized exoplanets discovery!

Google dedicates its doodle to NASA's seven earth sized exoplanets discovery!

New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 : Google has always made sure to celebrate every special affair around the globe.

Likewise, it has dedicated its doodle today to NASA's discovery of seven earth sized exoplanets.

In a short, comical animation, the doodle shows NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, which revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star.

The discovery sets a new record for greatest number of habitable-zone planets found around a single star outside our solar system. All of these seven planets could have liquid water - key to life as we know it - under the right atmospheric conditions, but the chances are highest with the three in the habitable zone.

Shemaroo Entertainment inks licensing deal with Vuclip's Viu

Shemaroo Entertainment inks licensing deal with Vuclip's Viu

New Delhi [India], Feb. 22 : Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd, one of the leading content houses in the country, finalised a content licensing deal with Vuclip's premium Over-The-Top (OTT) video-on-demand service, Viu.

"OTT services are growing exponentially in India. Given the dynamics of the OTT space, content has become the key driver for subscriber acquisition and growth. We are pleased to join hands with Vuclip in our ongoing efforts to reach out to the digital consumer," said Director Shemaroo Entertainment, Jai Maroo.

OnePlus Store becomes hub for community engagement

OnePlus Store becomes hub for community engagement

New Delhi [India], Feb 22 : OnePlus, a global mobile technology startup, last night hosted the first edition of OnePlus Talks - a platform for sharing knowledge with the ever growing OnePlus community through sessions with experts across industries.

The first-ever OnePlus Talks saw Nami Zarringhalam, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Truecaller, deliver an interesting talk on 'Technology and Entrepreneurship' followed by an interactive session where Zarringhalam responded to the interesting queries asked by the community members.

The OnePlus experience store is a hub for community members experience the product offerings as well as collaborate, share and learn together.

GoDaddy helps Pune-based Impace Systems expand globally

GoDaddy helps Pune-based Impace Systems expand globally

New Delhi [India], Feb. 22 : GoDaddy, the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, today announced that its suite of online tools designed to create and manage a digital presence, is enabling Impace Systems, a software design firm providing out-of-box software solutions, reach more customers in India and globally.

Using a domain name registered and hosted with GoDaddy, impace systems, the company has created a professional online identity that has helped them build credibility and drive business growth.

Wishfin launches Wish Experts to ease financial decision-making

Wishfin launches Wish Experts to ease financial decision-making

New Delhi [India], Feb. 22 : Wishfin, India's neutral financial marketplace run by Mywish Marketplaces Private Limited (MMPL) announced an industry-first specialised service, titled 'Wish Experts'.

Wish experts is a panel of highly qualified and experienced consultants guiding customers in making informed decisions to fulfill their financial goals.

Satya Nadella announces 'Skype Lite'; applauds India for phenomenal entrepreneurial energy

Satya Nadella announces 'Skype Lite'; applauds India for phenomenal entrepreneur

New Delhi [India], Feb 22 : Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Wednesday announced the integration of Skype and Aadhaar to launch the 'Skype Lite' for low speed mobile internet connections, which will be supported by Aadhaar and will enable technology that can empower people and organisations.

At a keynote address on day two of Future Decoded event, Nadella said that one can chat with 'Aadhaar Verified' users on both the regular Skype app and the new Skype Lite app while interacting for job interviews, government services and other services.

"Your next Skype Job interview might need Aadhaar verification. You can soon enter your Aadhaar number over Skype to verify yourself for an interview. The service can be extended for government services as well," said Nadella.

Tammy Trade's B2B e-marketplace takes off with over 300 deals

Tammy Trade's B2B e-marketplace takes off with over 300 deals

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 22 : Tammy Trade, India's fastest growing B2B e-marketplace, is off to a flying start since its launch in October 2016. In the agro-commodities space, Tammy Trade has already facilitated bulk orders for paddy, wheat, rice, soya and maize to name a few, with sales volumes ranging from 200 to 2600 tons.

Done Deals include bulk orders initiated by buyers in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, NCR and fulfilled by Tammy Trade's Verified Sellers across India. In this short duration Tammy Trade has also facilitated a few cross border transactions. Numerous deals have also been concluded in office supplies and lifestyle products. Over 300 done deals across verticals is true testimony to the momentum generated by the platform and an affirmation of its business model.

Verizon and Ericsson collaborate on global virtual network services

Verizon and Ericsson collaborate on global virtual network services

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 22 : Verizon Enterprise Solutions has partnered with Ericsson to provide enabling technologies for Verizon Virtualised Managed Network Services offerings that will be rolled out globally.

The self-service offerings give enterprises flexibility to dynamically combine virtualised features from a catalog of offerings, such as security packages, WAN optimisation and data center load balancing.

Ericsson is providing end-to-end dynamic orchestration, closed-loop service assurance and virtual network function (VNF) onboarding and testing. The solution is based on Ericsson's orchestration solution in conjunction with consulting and systems integration services.

HTC launches U Series of smartphones

HTC launches U Series of smartphones

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 22 : HTC Corporation, a leading innovator in mobile and virtual reality technology, unveiled the HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Play smartphones in the Indian market, on Tuesday.

The Phones embody everything that is brilliant, unique, sophisticated and a reflection of everything that is beautiful. Both the smartphones come with beautifully 3D contoured, liquid surface, adaptive HTC U sonic technology for personalised hearing and a unique combination of MegaPixel and UltraPixel camera technology on the front to provide vivid light, color and detail.

Gemalto, Microsoft join forces to provide seamless connectivity for Windows 10 devices

Gemalto, Microsoft join forces to provide seamless connectivity for Windows 10

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 : World leader in digital security Gemalto is presenting the newest release of its On Demand Connectivity and eSIM technology for Windows 10 devices, in connection with Microsoft.

Gemalto's release is compliant with the latest specifications and guidelines for remote SIM provisioning as laid out by the GSM Association (GSMA), a global association of mobile device makers and mobile network operators.

Gemalto and Microsoft have teamed up to make this advance a reality for end users to have a secure and ubiquitous connectivity experience. Gemalto's On-Demand Connectivity subscription management solution, together with Windows 10 native eSIM support enable consumers to seamlessly manage the connectivity experience of their devices.

Vivo Healthcare aims to establish 100 training centres by the end of 2017

Vivo Healthcare aims to establish 100 training centres by the end of 2017

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 : India's first healthcare education and training company, Vivo Healthcare is eyeing major expansion across India, South Asia and the Middle East, following fresh strategic funding from Netherlands-based ICCO Investments.

As a global development organisation, ICCO will support Vivo's plans to expand into various emerging markets which have a need for training large numbers of healthcare workers.

This round of investment by Capital 4 Development (A Fund managed by ICCO Investments) follows an earlier investment by Springboard Ventures, a unit of Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd. This is also a first such investment by a leading capital organisation into a healthcare training company in India.

Siemens to deploy state-of-the-art signalling systems for Nagpur Metro

Siemens to deploy state-of-the-art signalling systems for Nagpur Metro

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 : Siemens Limited and Siemens Rail Automation Ltd. S.A.U Spain have jointly won an order worth Rs. 287 crore to supply state-of-the-art signaling technology for the first two metro lines of the Nagpur Metro, the North-South and the East-West Corridors.

The order received by the companies has Rs. 146 crore as Siemens Limited's share.

The project comprises the deployment and installation of the Siemens communications-based train control (CBTC) solution Trainguard MT for 38.2 kilometers of double track with 36 stations and two depots, as well as onboard equipment for 23 three-car trains.

Looking forward to GST for smoother cost cutting mechanisms, says VP Kirloskar

Looking forward to GST for smoother cost cutting mechanisms, says VP Kirloskar

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 : The most anticipated Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, which is most likely to be a game-changer in terms of cost cutting will provide leverage to implement cost cutting mechanisms, thus paving way for consumers to avail Gensets at lower costs, said Sanjeev Nimkar, Vice President, Business Head Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd., at the launch of their new range of High Horsepower (HHP) Gensets.

"Rather than the Union Budget 2017-18, we are looking forward to GST, as we believe it will help in increasing accessibility of our products to consumers at lower cost," said Sanjeev Nimkar in an interview to ANI here today.

Time to move on from demonetisation: HDFC Chairman

 HDFC Bank Chairman Deepak Parekh

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 : After relentless debates have been underway discussing the impact of demonetisation, HDFC Bank Chairman Deepak Parekh on Tuesday stated that it is high time this discussion ended, while casting his vote in Mumbai today in the BMC polls.

Speaking to ANI outside the polling booth, Parekh revealed that demonetisation is a beneficial initiative and will have a positive outcome on the economy in the long run. "Demonetisation is just one out of the Government's many plans drafted towards the development of this country. It was necessary to eradicate black money and has come at the right stage in our country's economic growth," revealed Parekh.

OUP ventures into healthcare academic and clinical solutions in India

OUP ventures into healthcare academic and clinical solutions in India

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 : Known for its diverse publishing programmes across different disciplines, Oxford University Press (OUP) introduced its medical publishing programme to India.

OUP's Medicine and Health publishing programme strives to provide excellent content, authored by experts across the globe and mapped to the requirements of the medical fraternity in the region.

The content made available to readers is a blend of thoroughly researched and developed concepts that have undergone in-depth peer reviews for ensuring quality scholarship.




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