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Kaizala has seen strong uptake in BFSI, public cos: Microsoft
Last year, the US-based company had launched Kaizala -- a productivity app designed for the Indian market to enable large group communications and work management.
Nexteer Automotive opens software centre, to set up production plant in Chennai
Nexteer said it would hire 50 people initially for the software centre, which would end up with a headcount of 100 to 200.
IBM’s Indian AI tech is making a splash globally
The technology developed around fashion industry has been used primarily for better customer experience and creating better design based on past data of users.
France builds WhatsApp rival due to surveillance risk
The French government's encrypted app has been developed on the basis of free-to-use code found on the Internet and could be eventually made available to all citizens.
Core mobile gamers to propel PC gaming market in India
The fact is that those who have played strategy games on mobiles are striving for a better immersive experience which has given a thrust to high-end PC gaming in the country.
India becomes world’s fastest-growing market for apps
The thirst for content among Indian mobile phone users is fuelling rapid growth, with video streaming apps proving to be the most popular downloads.
WhatsApp scouts for India head
WhatsApp is looking for a candidate with over 15 years of experience in product-driven companies and more than 5 years of experience with payment technologies in India.
Russian IT firms ready to support India's smart city initiative
Russia’s software exports stand at $7.5 billion a year. Russia is known to have a range of modern IT-related technologies that are available only with the US and China.
Microsoft looks to expand partner ecosystem to tap India's digital transformation
According to a study conducted by Microsoft in partnership with IDC, digital transformation will add an estimated $154 billion to India’s GDP by 2021.
Microsoft enables digital payments in 'Kaizala' app
With Microsoft Kaizala, users have the option to make peer to peer payments in one to one and group chat conversations via the MobiKwik wallet and via YES BANK's Unified Payment Interface (UPI) integration.
Companies outsource crypto marketing to India
As the agencies use platforms like messaging app Telegram, the ban on cryptocurrency ads by Google and Facebook will have little impact on companies planning for ICOs.
Spyware is getting cheaper, Indian digital beware says EFF
Galperin who was attending India's largest cyber security conference Nullcon 2018 said that mobile phones is the primary attack platform and mobile tracking is one of the fastest growing modes of spying worldwide.
By 2019 application functions based on AI will be pervasive in 90% of the organizations: Van L. Baker, Research VP, Gartner
The business applications that most organizations have already have AI. Business applications of Microsoft, Salesforce, SAP, Workday already have AI deployment within them.
Local social networking players tapping people in small towns
Mooshak and other platforms such as Sharechat, the largest non-English social networking application in India, are emerging as the platforms to tap this opportunity. Sharechat, backed by SAIF Partners and Xiaomi, has around 20 million daily users.
HGS to acquire 57% stake in Element Solutions for $5 mn
The deal, which is expected to close in the next 15 days, will help grow the digital marketing and digital experience service business of the company.