INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Sunday, June 25, 2017

BookMyShow today announced that it has successfully rolled out its new in-app messaging feature ‘Plan it’ to allits users on Android as well as oniOS.BookMyShowPlan itallows friends and families to interact with each other in real time, suggesting movies, show times, venue options and eventually complete the movie tickets booking- all without having to toggle between BookMyShow and other instant messaging apps or phone calls to arrive at a decision Not [...]

All India ITR (www.allindiaitr.com), a government authorised e-filing website, has launched a mobile application today to make the process of income tax e-filing simple, fast and less stressful. With the introduction of the new mobile app, the company adds a new dimension to the convenience quotient of the Indian consumerby providing step by step guidance on taxes to everyone, from a first time taxpayer to a businessman.Using this application, taxpayers [...]

The Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) marked the beginning of its global food processing event – World Food India with the launch of exclusive website for the upcoming event. World Food India will be the largest gathering of investors, manufacturers, producers, food processors, policy makers, and organizations from the global food ecosystem. World Food India is being held in New Delhi from 3rd to 5th November 2017. The [...]

Minister of State for Science & Technology, Shri. Y. S. Chowdary inaugurated Aegis Data Science Congress 2017 at CIDCO Convention Center, New Mumbai today. Hosted by Aegis School of Data Science, it is a one of its kind three-day conference on Big Data and Analytics. The conference has as its theme, the confluence of the domains of Analytics, Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Cognitive Computing. [...]

Ameyo, a leading innovator of contact center technology and customer experience solutions, announces its integration with Zendesk. Utilizing the Zendesk API, the integration combines Ameyo’s powerful call management features with Zendesk’s flexible customer support software to deliver remarkable and consistent omnichannel customer experience. Ameyo is an all-in-one omnichannel communication suite with advanced call management features such as conference calling, call hold, and call forwarding, along with the traditional inbound and [...]

BookMyShow will turn into a coder’s haven this weekend. More than 250 employees from BookMyShow’s Mumbai and Bangalore offices, primarily from the engineering team, will come together to participate in its first ever 24 hour Hackathon ‘Code Rush’. Commencing at 12 noon on Saturday, June 3, 2017, the hackathon will see over 70 teams of three working in full gear for 24 hours to come up and work towards an idea [...]

Prodigitz, a full-service digital marketing agency with optimized experience across all digital channels, is now the agency on record for the digital marketing mandate for Netgear India. Netgear Inc. is an American global networking company that delivers products to consumers, businesses, and service providers. The company operates in three business segments: retail, commercial, and service provider. Netgear products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless (WiFi and [...]

Verisign Distribution Denial of Service Trends, observed attack trends of January – March, the first quarter of 2017. These trends include attack statistics, behavioural trends and future outlook. Compiled on the basis of observations and insights about attack frequency and size obtained from mitigations on behalf of customers from Verisign DDOS Protection Services and insights from iDefense Security Intelligence Services. Verisign observed the following key trends in Q1 2017: 57% [...]

Leading AI startup,has partnered with India’s largest online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow. Fulfilled by BookMyShow, Niki users can now search and book movie tickets across the country at their preferred cinema venues, while simply chatting with Niki. The Artificial Intelligence powered chat experience provides easy discovery and a host of options to the customers. Niki, while using emerging technologies of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Natural Language Processing, makes the [...]

Aamir Khan’s 2016 blockbuster Dangal, which was the highest grossing Hindi film of 2016 is now all set to make its World Television Premiere on Zee TV this Sunday, May 21 at 12 Noon.Along with watching the much anticipated television premiere of the movie on dittoTV, subscribers of the digital platform are in for a much bigger surprise. 10 Lucky Winners will be picked from a series of social media contests [...]

Jigsaw Academy, India’s top online schoolfor analytics, and Analytics Vidhya, India’s largest analytics and data science community have launched the Analytics India Industry Report 2017 – Salaries & Trends. While automation is spelling doom for IT services professionals in India (and worldwide), this report comes as a life saver to many. With the recent flurry of layoffs by major IT players, the report suggests that adding analytics skills to their [...]

Global testing service provider TUV Rheinland hasexpanded its global involvement in the field of wireless communication technologies by acquiring a wireless lab in the Swedish city of Lund. The acquisition of the laboratory also constitutes the foundation for TUV Rheinland’s newly established national subsidiary in Sweden. The wireless lab was acquired from Tech Mahindra, a provider of services and solutions in the fields of information, communication and technology. By acquiring the laboratory, [...]

Visa, the global leader in payments technology, today announced the launch of India’s first proof-of-concept (PoC) to showcase open loop contactless toll payments at National Highway Authority of India’s (NHAI) Manesar toll plaza. Once commercialized, open loop payment systems (compatible with contactless cards issued by any bank or provisioned in enabled devices) could significantly reduce congestion and waiting times at toll plazas. NHAI operates around 400 toll plazas across India’s [...]

Cross Marketing Inc; a Tokyo stock exchange listed company has announced the launch of ‘Velocity’, a technology driven market research Company to cater to the bustling Indian market. The launch comes at a time when marketers are grappling with growing competition woes and are looking for new ways to better engage with their customers. Armed with global learning, Velocity has been designed to address a dire need for Indian companies to [...]

Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE: ZEN) today introduced Zendesk Guide,a smart knowledge base solution that captures the collective knowledge of an organization and combines it with machine learning (ML) technology to deliver a better customer experience. Guide empowers customer service agents to resolve inquiries with contextual insights and gives customers ML-powered self-service customer support. The result for both agents and customers is faster support resolution and outcomes from anywhere. “Customers like the convenience of [...]

ZF and Faurecia, both leading global systems suppliers for cars and trucks, will cooperate in a strategic partnership for the development of disruptive and differentiating interior and safety technologies for autonomous driving. Within this special advanced engineering partnership the two companies will identify and develop innovative safety and interior solutions linked to different potential occupant positions. Patrick Koller, CEO of Faurecia: “This partnership will mark another important step for Faurecia [...]

For starters, they are the onl ones in India to provide an API (Application Programming Interface) for astrology services called AstrologyAPI. It helps to get horoscope, prediction, matchmaking and other astrological calculations and report making to a business’s app or website. Thus ranging from Lifestyle to News segments every business that wants astrology to get seamlessly integrated, personalised and scaled up on their app and website, Astrology API is here to enable the same. [...]

BuyForexOnline, www.buyforexonline.com, the pioneer in the online Forex space, has announced the launch of a revolutionary new B2B Forex platform for Travel agents & Education Consultants. The Total Agent Module (TAM) allows agents to effortlessly place Forex and Remittance orders for their clients. The additional burden of Sales, Payment, Delivery, Escalations and Customer support is then completely handled by the BuyForexOnline Team, leaving the agent free to focus on their core [...]

WITS Interactive is a leading DesignTech Agency working across digital, print, film and offline medium to provide bespoke immersive and experiential solutions to its clientele. With its remarkable work across all sectors, the company has achieved huge success making it one of the most prominent companies in its industry. With great success stories and achievements the company is proud to announce that they have been awarded for excellence in Emerging Technologies by the [...]

Entertained, informed, and connected. The mySPIN solution connects smartphone with the car, regardless of whether the device uses iOS or Android. Bosch collaborated with Indian and Global App providers, choose driver centric smartphone Apps and carefully adapted to use on car’s audio head unit via the touch screen without picking up your smartphone. The number of apps enhanced to include mySPIN functions globally has been rising steadily since 2013. Special [...]