INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Monday, February 19, 2018

TalentSprint has announced Foundations of FinTech and Blockchain, a new state-of-the-art program for technology and finance professionals. A hybrid program with online, contact, and action learning components, it will be executed in association with global industry leaders namely,Ripple, PayPal, Paytm Payments Bank, ICICI Bank and Indian Angel Network. FinTech and Blockchain have rapidly emerged as the latest disruptive technologies. They are upending traditional banking, financial services, and conventional IT services, and [...]

NCR Corporation, a global leader in omchannel solutions, today unveiled itsSelfServTM Select Edition (SE) Cash and SE Recycle ATMs, that will help financial institutions (FIs) to expand their reach and serve the more than 19% unbanked population in India. This new, small-footprint ATM technology from NCR is designed to enable banks to offer access to cash in remote, previously underserved locations. India remains overwhelmingly a cash economy with more than [...]

Dell in India, ended 2017 on a high note, after introducing its thin and light Inspiron family of products. Today, in the finale of this series of announcements, Dell has launched  the smallest 13-inch laptop in the world, the latest XPS 13 (9370). Seeing technology as an expression of style for users and a desire from fashion forward customers to blend technology into their lifestyle, the new XPS 13 is [...]

Mitesh Shah, Head of Finance, BookMyShow said, “The Union Budget 2018 is both populist as well as pragmatic. It focuses on growing the promising rural economy and extending digitalization to rural citizens which can yield great results in the form of increased household rural consumption, and thereby providing internet driven businesses with a great potential market opportunity to tap. Increasing allocation for digital India and the overall strong thrust on digitalization [...]

Baby Ahmed (name changed), a 5 months old baby, who had travelled all the way from Sudan to Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield, with complaints of breathlessness and low oxygen levels, was in a very serious condition on arrival in Bangalore, and the parents were refusing to admit the child in hospital, not realizing the seriousness of the condition. The child was suffering from congenital heart disease (this is a defect [...]

Kotak Mahindra Bank (Kotak) today announced the incorporation of finger printand Face ID-based authentication in its mobile banking appforbiometric-enabled devices running onthe iOS and Android operating systems. While fingerprint-based authentication is available on a host of devices, face-authentication is presently available for iPhone X users and will be extended to other modelsas and when facial recognition is supported on these devices. Acustomer can now simply login to Kotak’s mobile banking app [...]

Fronius India, one of India’s leading supplier of solar PV string inverters, welding equipments and battery charging systems, is aiming to double its turnover by fiscal 2019. Set up in India in 2013, the company has been improving its profitability every year while clocking exceptional growth in its year-on-year revenues.  To achieve this ambitious target in the next two years, Fronius India plans to expand their solar inverter business by [...]

MedGenome, India’s market leader in genetic diagnostics announced today that its NGS (Next Generation Sequencing) technology based clinical laboratory in Bangalore has been awarded accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on the results of an on-site inspection. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program is a globally recognized program and is the only one of its kind that utilizes teams of practicing laboratory professionals as inspectors and is designed [...]

British Council, as part of its #70YearsinIndia celebration in 2018, has announced the Digital Open Call for all Indians who have a creative idea that has the power to engage and unite millions of online audiences in India and the UK. The Digital Open Call is a platform that seeks exciting ideas and concepts from DIGINDIANS (digital, creative Indians) – individuals, start-ups, boutique creative firms, digital agencies and teams from multi-million [...]

SumTotal, a Skillsoft Group company and the leading provider of talent and learning solutions, today announced that Nucleus Research recognized the company for the third year in a row as a “Leader” in the 2017 Talent Management Technology Value Matrix. This year’s Talent Management Technology Value Matrix focused on solutions that provide technology capabilities for talent management. The Value Matrix provides an assessment of the market and indicates the functionality [...]

NASSCOM Foundation today announced the culmination of its first year of training under the unique ‘Centre of Excellence for Persons with Disabilities’ programme in Bangalore. This first Centre of Excellence, funded by Conduent Business Services India LLP (Conduent India), has successfully imparted employability skills to 100+ Persons with Disabilities (PwDs).Conduent India’s partnership with NASSCOM also supported delivery of digital literacy for 2000+ people from underserved communities. The latter was executed [...]

Google today announced the four shortlisted startups, for the 5th class of its hands-on mentorship program — the Launchpad Accelerator. The shortlisted startups —  BabyChakra, m.Paani, NIRAMAI and SocialCops, will be joining an inspiring group of startups from all over the world at the Google Developers Launchpad Space in San Francisco.  With this batch, a total of 30 Indian startups have so far joined the launchpad accelerator program from India. [...]

KIFS Trade Capital’s, constant efforts to offer endless support to its customers with the help of digital initiatives is being recognized, with the company winning India’s “Innovative launch campaign of the year Award” at Global Marketing Excellence Awards organized by World Marketing Congress, at a glittering ceremony held at Taj Lands End. “KIFS TradeOn+ a Mobile Trading App” is an ultimate online trading platform that makes online investments – Simple, [...]

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. [...]