INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Strand Life Sciences, India’s leading genomic profiling and bioinformatics company, has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), an internationa lly recognized organization for quality assurance in diagnostics for the Strand Centre for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Lab in Bangalore. One of the foremost state of the art labs for genetic testing in India, it is one amongst the 7,700 CAP-accredited facilities across [...]

Rocheston, a leading New-York based Accreditation Institution, that helps organizations adhere to best business practices, hosted its flagship conference, ‘REINVENT 2017’ in Mumbai on November 16 and 17, 2017 at Hyatt Regency. The two-day conference on IoT & Big Data brought together experts and global keynote speakers to showcase the growth of Industrial Automation in India with a special emphasis on the impact of Industry 4.0, AI/ Robotics, Internet of [...]

This children$B!G (Bs day, Google is announcing the third edition of its Web Rangers contest — an initiative that is designed to spread awareness about Internet safety and promote digital citizenship. The competition aims to encourage teenagers to discover their hidden ninjas and unlock their creativity in highlighting the importance of cyber safety. After screening thousands of entries, the program will reward seven Web Rangers — who know it all [...]

To celebrate the launch of India’s most loved compact SUV – The All-New Ford EcoSport, in the most fun and engaging way, Ford India teamed up with Google to launch a first-of-its-kind digital campaign in the automobile space in India. Titled “Fun on Your Side”, the unique digital campaign aims to bring different aspects of ‘fun’ to lie that customer can experience with the All-New EcoSport even when they search [...]

Capgemini, has today published the nineteenth edition of its annual study, which for the first time goes beyond Europe and becomes the World Energy Markets Observatory (WEMO) report, built in partnership with theI4CE, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei and Vaasa ETT teams. The study reveals that progress in the sector’s generation technologies has caused an acceleration in the Energy Transition, while related renewables  growth continues to destabilize the wholesale electricity markets and [...]

NCR Corporation  (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, expanded its worldwide presence today in India with a state-of-the-art research and development (R&D) centre at Hyderabad. Spread across 140,000 square feet, the facility is now NCR’s largest R&D centre outside of the U.S.A. This modern R&D centre will help extend NCR’s leadership in omni-channel solutions and to create innovative products and platforms for channel transformation and digital enablement. The state-of-the-art R&D [...]

This October, Amazon Prime Video is all set to showcase the recently released Tamil adult comedy film,Hara Hara Mahadevaki. After its recent theatrical release in September, the comedy entertainer, Hara Hara Mahadevaki went on to become the most talked about movie, with lead actors Gautham Karthik and Nikki Galrani receiving accolades for their performance. The streaming premiere of the Tamil blockbuster on Prime Video is available soon after its theatrical release. [...]

CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) today reported financial results for its second quarter fiscal 2018, which ended September 30, 2017. Mike Gregoire, CA Technologies Chief Executive Officer, said : “I am pleased with the healthy operating margin and strong cash flow from operations growth we delivered in our second fiscal quarter.  Our products continue to earn positive recognition from third-party industry analysts, and I believe we are well positioned in important markets.  At [...]

Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., India’s leading digital entertainment company, and Intertrust Technologies Corporation, the world’s leading provider of digital rights management (DRM), today announced a partnership to deliver Hungama’s extensive, premium audio and video catalog to weak bandwidth areas using Intertrust’s Kiora offline content delivery platform. a is a pioneer and leader in distributing and monetizing digital content. It has worked closely with partners such as telecom service [...]

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, a premier B-school in the country, hosted SAPIENCE 2017 – Financial Services Conclave at its campus in Manesar. The Conclave was graced by the presence of Dr. C S Mohapatra, Addl. Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Govt of India as the Chief Guest and Mr. Gagan Sardana, Senior Vice President, HDFC Bank as the keynote speaker. The Conclave witnessed 11 distinguished industry experts having discussion [...]

NASSCOM Foundation today announced its partnership with American Express to drive social innovation through NASSCOM Foundation’s NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum, and provide free technology education to young girls utilizing the freely available public library space as training centres. American Express will be donating INR 1.32 Crores for these projects from its CSR budgets. Of this total grant amount, INR 1 Crore will be utilized towards NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum in [...]

Sonata Software has announced unique features of Brick & Click, an integrated digital retail platform IP that it offers on Microsoft Dynamics. Brick & Click enables retailers to offer a superior shopping experience integrating in-store and online with smart unified commerce and operations systems. Brick and Click helps in driving personalized, insight driven customer experience and fulfilment across channels, providing deep insights about customers as well as operations, to help [...]

Vikram Solar, India’s leading module manufacturer and Solar EPC player, launched a new line of high-efficiency modules ‘SOMERA’ at REI Expo, Greater Noida in September. The new module line ‘SOMERA’ falls under the Monocrystalline solar PV module category, which is a new addition to the company’s product portfolio. 60 cell (SOMERA Prime series) & 72 cell (SOMERA Grand) series modules in this product line are out on the market post [...]

World Mental Health Day is observed globally, on the 10th of October each year. The WHO set this year’s theme as ‘Mental Health in the Workplace’. In order to celebrate this event, Therappo.com, in association with the Dept. of Psychology of Maniben Nanavati Women’s College and Axis Bank, conducted an awareness event amongst Axis Bank employees.  This whole event was held at Axis Bank HO located at Wadia International Center, [...]

SAP SE today announced the creation of a digital ecosystem with the SAP Leonardo portfolio exclusively for India. To fuel the trillion-dollar digital economy of India by 2025 , SAP is collaborating with technology powerhouses toextend a holistic innovation system and initiatives across industries. The announcement was made at the SAP Leonardo Executive Summit held in Mumbai.SAP Leonardo is a digital innovation system that brings together machine learning, IoT,blockchain, analytics [...]

Automic Software, a leader in business automation software owned by CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA), today announced it has been named a leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Release Automation. The report positions 13 total vendors, evaluated via completeness of vision and ability to execute. According to Gartner, “application release automation solutions are used to improve both the speed and the quality of application releases that are critical [...]

Enhancements to the SumTotal Talent Expansion Suite® Demonstrate SumTotal’s Continued Investment in its Unified HCM Suite SumTotal, a Skillsoft group company, and the leading provider of talent management solutions, today announced that it has been recognized again as a Leader in the 2017 Nucleus Research HCM Value Matrix. “SumTotal, in concert with Skillsoft, has set a solid foundation for itself to defend its position and future, positive movement in the [...]

Global testing service provider TUV Rheinland is expanding its global involvement in the field of wireless communication technologies by acquiring 4ffCom. The telecommunications company is based in Bochum and specializes in wireless testing services for industrial companies and companies in various sectors, such as entertainment electronics, the automotive sector and medicine. In addition, the company also develops its own test systems in the area of mobile and short-range wireless communications. “With [...]

myCAMS the leading mutual fund mobile app enabling investors with the digital convenience to track, transact and mana ge their mutual fund investments across CAMS serviced funds passed a remarkable milestone of registering 1 million users Trusted by over 10 lakh investors and servicing 25.3 lakh accounts, myCAMS has grown to become the preferred choice for Mutual Fund investors to manage their investments. With continuous technology improvements and additional features, [...]

Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has today announced the findings of “TheDigital Utility Plant: Unlocking value from the digitization of production”, a study of 200 executives at Director or higher levelin global utility firms. The research reveals utility companies are investing in significant digital enhancementsto coal and gas-fired energy generation to increase production efficiency and reduce their generation costs. Over the past five years, firms [...]