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NPCI says rectified technical glitch that delayed EMIs

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Thursday said it has rectified the technical glitch that delayed deduction of equated monthly instalments (EMIs) of some bank customers in the past few days.

 Alibaba launches India-specific content platform Alibaba launches India-specific content platform

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday announced the launch of an India-specific content platform -- We-Media Reward Plan 2 -- with an initial investment of Rs 5 crore, as part of its plan to invest Rs 200 crore over the next two years to drive content distribution in the country.

Veritas, Google join hands to manage data in Cloud Veritas, Google join hands to manage data in Cloud

Information management company Veritas on Wednesday announced a strategic partnership with Google to provide joint customers with 360 data management capabilities that reduce data storage costs, increase compliance and accelerate the customer`s journey to Google Cloud platform.

Web portal to guide traders on GST regime Web portal to guide traders on GST regime

A web portal to help traders and other stakeholders transition to the upcoming Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime has been launched.

Hotstar, Zapr announces strategic partnership; to drive mobile audience analytics in India Hotstar, Zapr announces strategic partnership; to drive mobile audience analytics in India

India`s leading OTT platforms Hotstar and Zapr Media Labs, a Bangalore based media tech company, today announced a strategic partnership to drive the next wave of mobile audience analytics in India.

 

Netflix plays big on India, offers OTT via top d2h, mobile platforms Netflix plays big on India, offers OTT via top d2h, mobile platforms

Aiming to bring more locally-produced series and films to its Indian viewers, global internet TV network Netflix on Monday announced strategic partnerships with Airtel, Videocon d2h and Vodafone. The move is to offer Netflix services over the top (OTT) through these companies` direct-to-home and mobile platforms.

Microsoft's Azure Stack TP3 Hybrid Cloud available in India Microsoft's Azure Stack TP3 Hybrid Cloud available in India

Microsoft on Monday announced that its hybrid-cloud solution "Azure Stack Technical Preview 3 (TP3)" is now available for Indian businesses which enables customers run Azure Cloud in on-premise environments with pay-as-you-use pricing.

Mobile World Congress to be held in India on September 27 Mobile World Congress to be held in India on September 27

India will organize its first mobile congress in September with a special focus on reaching out to the South East Asian markets. ”There is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and an edition in Shanghai. There is nothing in between for South East Asia. India is emerging as one of the global leaders in telecom which we will also showcase in the Indian Mobile Congress,” COAI Director General Rajan S Mathews told PTI.

India added 268.9 million new Internet users since 2014: Adobe India added 268.9 million new Internet users since 2014: Adobe

India accounted for more than half of the 500-million new Internet users globally who have come on board in the last three years, a report by software firm Adobe said on Sunday.

It's reality now: Green 3D-printing arrives

The effect of 3D printing on the environment is well-known, but now a recent study has shown that plants may offer a green solution.

All-new WhatsApp updates coming soon, may include video-conferencing too! All-new WhatsApp updates coming soon, may include video-conferencing too!

WhatsApp's competitive streak is on-the-go adding more features upping the convenience quotient of the app.

98% of government payments in 2016-17 made digitally, says CGA 98% of government payments in 2016-17 made digitally, says CGA

Controller General of Accounts (CGA) Archana Nigam has said that 98 per cent of the total government transactions in the current fiscal, pegged at Rs 6.05 lakh crore in terms of value, have happened through the digital route.

Nokia, Airtel join hands on 5G, IoT applications Nokia, Airtel join hands on 5G, IoT applications

In order to create a strategic roadmap for network evolution to the 5G technology standard and Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled devices, Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia and India`s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Wednesday joined hands.

Govt asks all banks to provide mobile banking facility by March 31 Govt asks all banks to provide mobile banking facility by March 31

In a bid to push digital transactions, the government has asked all banks to provide mobile banking facility to all customers by March 31.

India should use 5G technology to solve developmental problems: TRAI Chief India should use 5G technology to solve developmental problems: TRAI Chief

India must make the most from the diverse applications under the upcoming 5G technology to solve some of its developmental problems in areas such as transport and agriculture, TRAI chairman RS Sharma has said.

This train will take you from Mumbai to Bengaluru in just 50 minutes! But, Does India need it? This train will take you from Mumbai to Bengaluru in just 50 minutes! But, Does India need it?

Hyperloop One sees India as among the top three markets for its super-fast transportation solution and is ready to invest "billions of dollars" in the country, CEO Rob Llyod said.

Reliance Jio bringing 5G mobile connectivity in partnership with Samsung Reliance Jio bringing 5G mobile connectivity in partnership with Samsung

Reliance Jio tied up with Samsung at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona and announced an ‘I&G (Infill & Growth) Project’aiming to bring 5G connectivity to India.

 HTT in talks with 5 states for high-speed travel network HTT in talks with 5 states for high-speed travel network

US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) is in talks with five Indian states to build a high-speed travel network and will also raise USD 100 million to invest in the country.

Verizon and Ericsson launch 5G on trial-basis across US Verizon and Ericsson launch 5G on trial-basis across US

Verizon and Ericsson enabled an operational shift of 5G network from technology trials to pre-commercial pilots in the field in multiple cities across United States of America.

India's cyber security  system still under threat of malware India's cyber security system still under threat of malware

The Indian cyber security is under threat as there is no shield for malware. 

Satya Nadella announces 'Skype Lite'; applauds India for phenomenal entrepreneurial energy Satya Nadella announces 'Skype Lite'; applauds India for phenomenal entrepreneurial energy

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Wednesday announced the integration of Skype and Aadhaar to launch the 'Skype Lite' for low speed mobile internet connections.

Facebook deletes accounts posting fake child-cancer posts Facebook deletes accounts posting fake child-cancer posts

Facebook has deleted two accounts following a complaint from a mother of a three-year-old, whose stolen photos were being falsely used to claim he had cancer.

BHIM app crosses 17 million downloads: NITI BHIM app crosses 17 million downloads: NITI

Indigenous digital payments app BHIM, which the government launched last December for fast and secure cashless transactions, has recorded 17 million downloads so far, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant today said.

Reliance Jio offer: Key benefits announced by Mukesh Ambani Reliance Jio offer: Key benefits announced by Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday made another set of blockbuster announcement for the existing and wannabe Jio customers.

Reliance Jio's tariff plan from April 1; voice calls, roaming to be free: Mukesh Ambani Reliance Jio's tariff plan from April 1; voice calls, roaming to be free: Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of Reliance Industries on Tuesday extended the Reliance Jio Happy New Offer by one year for its PRIME members.

Now hail Uber ride through Reliance Jio Infocomm's Jio Money Now hail Uber ride through Reliance Jio Infocomm's Jio Money

 Uber users in India, who until now had Chinese Internet giant Alibaba-backed PayTM as the only payment wallet option available to book a ride, will now be able to pay through Reliance Jio Infocomm's Jio Money.

Google, Microsoft agree to crack down on internet piracy Google, Microsoft agree to crack down on internet piracy

Websites that stream or host pirated material may find it harder to feature on the first pages of two leading search engines as Google and Microsoft, which uses Bing search engine, have agreed to a new code of conduct designed to demote such websites in Britain, media reported on Monday.

Enjoy Jio 4G on your 2G/3G phone at only Rs 1,999 only Enjoy Jio 4G on your 2G/3G phone at only Rs 1,999 only

You may think that Reliance Jio only works with 4G smartphones. What you may not have known that Jio service can work on any 2G/3G smartphone using the JioFi 2 wireless router.

TRAI examining BSNL's new app-based calling service; view soon

Telecom regulator TRAI is examining the limited fixed mobile telephony services of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd following objections raised by the cellular operators, and a decision is expected soon.

Indian IoT market value to touch $9 bn by 2020 Indian IoT market value to touch $9 bn by 2020

The number of units under Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to grow exponentially to 1.9 billion units in India by 2020 or about USD 9 billion, says a report.