BlackBerry to acquire AI and cybersecurity firm Cylance for $1.4 bn

Reuters

BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will acquire Cylance, an artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company, for $1.4 billion ....

16 November, 2018

Silicon Valley-based Automation Anywhere raises $300 mn from SoftBank

Anand J

Four and a half months after raising money in one of the largest Series A rounds in the venture capital ecosystem, Indian-origin ....

16 November, 2018
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We are more data-centric than hardware-driven: Intel India’s Nivruti Rai

Anand J

On Thursday, semiconductor giant Intel opened yet another research and development hub in Bengaluru with an investment of $150 ....

16 November, 2018

Microsoft releases guidelines for ‘responsible’ conversational AI

Anand J

Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft has released guidelines for responsible conversational artificial intelligence (AI), the company ....

16 November, 2018

Intel opens R&D centre in Bengaluru with $150-mn investment

Anand J

Intel Corp., the world's biggest chipmaker by revenue, has opened a new research and development (R&D) centre in Bengaluru ....

15 November, 2018

Infosys appoints Jayesh Sanghrajka as interim CFO

Reuters

Indian software services exporter Infosys Ltd said on Thursday it appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer Jayesh Sanghrajka as ....

15 November, 2018
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Freshworks strengthens top deck, appoints info and security chiefs

Kavya Kothiyal

US business software provider Freshworks Inc. said it has appointed Prasad Ramakrishnan as information chief and Shivanath Somanathan ....

15 November, 2018

Exclusive: E-commerce enabler EasyEcom raises fresh money

Binu Paul

Bengaluru-based e-commerce enabler EasyEcom has raised an undisclosed amount from Amistad Ventures, a US-based early-stage ....

15 November, 2018

Mindtree partners with Indian Institute of Science to boost AI research

Anirban Ghoshal

Technology services provider Mindtree has tied up with Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru to advance research in the field ....

15 November, 2018

Digital disruption to add 1.4 mn IT jobs in India by 2027: Cisco-IDC study

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital disruption in India is expected to add nearly 1.4 million information technology jobs in the country by 2027, a study ....

15 November, 2018
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Microsoft, Nielsen team up to offer cloud services for FMCG, retail segments

Anirban Ghoshal

Data analytics company Nielsen and tech giant Microsoft Corp has joined hands to develop a new enterprise data solution based ....

15 November, 2018

AWS to help Andhra Pradesh govt train students in cloud computing

Anirban Ghoshal

The Andhra Pradesh government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Amazon Web Services Inc., the cloud division ....

15 November, 2018

IoT-driven sanitation startup Fresh Rooms gets first cheque

Kavya Kothiyal

Technology-driven sanitation startup Fresh Rooms has raised seed funding of Rs 3 crore ($415,000) from an angel investor it did ....

15 November, 2018

Real estate consultant JLL opens its first tech research facility in Bengaluru

Anand J

Real estate consultancy JLL on Wednesday opened its first technology research facility in the world in Bengaluru. The 170-member ....

14 November, 2018

Google to roll out Safety Center in India in nine local languages

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google said it is expanding its Safety Center, an online platform for protecting users' privacy, to India with ....

14 November, 2018

India's IT spending to cross $89 bn next year: Gartner

Anirban Ghoshal

India’s IT expenditure is projected to reach $89.2 billion in 2019 with devices and enterprise application software emerging ....

14 November, 2018

SaaS firm FarEye buys IoT-powered logistics marketplace Dipper

Kavya Kothiyal

FarEye, a logistics management firm in the software-as-a-service (SaaS) domain, on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Internet ....

14 November, 2018

HCL Tech teams up with NetBrain to offer network automation services

Anirban Ghoshal

Software services company HCL Technologies Ltd has tied up with US-based network automation services provider NetBrain Technologies ....

14 November, 2018

Why this startup’s blockchain-based KYC solution could be a game changer

Anirban Ghoshal

In his Union Budget speech earlier this year, finance minister Arun Jaitley made it amply clear that India would not recognise ....

13 November, 2018

Telecom regulator mulls framework for WhatsApp, other OTT services

Payal Ganguly

The country’s telecom regulator has issued a consultation paper to explore a regulatory framework for over-the-top (OTT) ....

13 November, 2018

Competition watchdog orders investigation into Intel Corp's India division

Anirban Ghoshal

Anti-monopoly watchdog the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an investigation into chip-maker Intel Corp's ....

13 November, 2018