August 31, 2015

Vodafone India to Roll Out 4G Mobile Services by December

Vodafone India has announced it will launch its 4G mobile services by December 2015. Bengaluru, Delhi, Kochi, Kolkata, and Mumbai – the five circles it had acquired additional spectrum for in the February 2014 auctions – will be part of the first wave of the rollout. The telecom operator will also roll out 3G networks in seven additional circles – ... Read More »

Airtel, Idea Hike Postpaid Mobile Data Tariffs

Telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular have hiked charges for postpaid customers by 20 percent in various circles, including the national capital. As per information posted on the companies’ websites, Airtel has raised data tariffs in Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, UP East, and UP West circles. Idea Cellular has done the same in Delhi, Punjab, and ... Read More »

IBM Demoes Cloud, Analytics, and Mobile Innovations at ConnectIn 2015

IBM showcased its latest innovations designed to help companies drive growth and productivity using cloud, analytics, mobile and social technologies at ConnectIn 2015, at the IBM Campus in Bengaluru on Monday. Some of the new innovations to emerge from the IBM Labs included a personalized learning on cloud solution, which combines predictive analytics to provide comprehensive guidance to each student, ... Read More »

Oracle Launches New Enterprise-Grade Flash Storage System

Enterprise IT-solution provider Oracle on Monday launched a new enterprise grade flash storage system that it claims will deliver superior performance than existing technology, capacity scaling and quicker responses while handling mixed workloads. Called All Flash FS1, the new storage system can work faster in mixed workload scenarios like handling online transaction processing (OLTP) and high-speed data backup in an ... Read More »

Flipkart Customers to Now Get Refunds Within 24 Hours

E-commerce major Flipkart on Monday launched its instant refund mechanism facility, a move that will help its customers get refunds as early as within 24 hours of returning the product. Previously, the refund process used to take three to five business days. “Continuing the innovation journey by announcing this newly launched payment mechanism, Flipkart aims to ensure that refunds for ... Read More »

US Academics Raise Concerns Over ‘Digital India’ Campaign

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Silicon Valley to promote ‘Digital India’ campaign, more than 100 prominent US-based academics have raised privacy concerns about the project. In a statement, these academics, said ‘Digital India’ seems to ignore key questions raised in India by critics concerned about the collection of personal information and the near certainty that such digital ... Read More »

Quick Heal Reports New Malware Designed to Infect Protected Networks

Security software maker Quick Heal has identified a new malware sample that is able to breach the ‘sandbox’ protection in computers of many small, medium, and large companies, a senior company official has said. Detailed analysis of the malware sample – APT-QH-4AG15- revealed that it has been designed to infect highly protected networks. It also has several anti-sandbox tricks implemented ... Read More »