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US-based Avaya set to empower growing Indian mobile workforce

India, which is a mobile-first country, will soon have millions working on their smartphones from anywhere, any time, and global communications technology firm Avaya is all geared up to tap the huge potential, a top executive has stressed. According to Vishal Agrawal, Managing Director (India and SAARC), Avaya, a strong mobile workforce will emerge from

NirogStreet raises Rs 20 million to boost tech-led Ayurveda platform

NirogStreet, technology-led Ayurveda platform, said on Wednesday that it has raised $300,000 (about Rs 20 million) in funding from Japanese venture fund Spiral Ventures. Besides, Subho Ray, president of the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Samir Kumar, Director of Derivatives at Deutsche Bank (Singapore), also participated in the round, NirogStreet said in

Tamil Nadu’s IT, ITeS exports pick up pace in 2017-18, grow 8.55%

The value of information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services (ITeS) exports from Tamil Nadu, South India’s third-largest exporter in the segment in recent times, grew 8.55 per cent in 2017-18 over a year earlier to Rs 1,111.79 billion. This is a significant pick-up, given that the state, facing a decline since 2014-15, had reported a

Ruckus Technology to Power Google Station Wi-Fi Hotspots in India and Indonesia

Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, today said that Ruckus technology will be used in Google Station Wi-Fi hotspots in India and Indonesia. Under the terms of the deal, Ruckus will provide devices and technologies enabling carrier-grade networks at Google Station hotspots. Ruckus will supply its virtual SmartZone controller, which can manage a virtual instance of

Google rules out using its AI technology for Pentagon’s weapon project

After facing backlash over its involvement in an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Pentagon project “Maven”, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has emphasized that the company will not work on technologies that cause or are likely to cause overall harm. About 4,000 Google employees had signed a petition demanding “a clear policy stating that neither Google nor its

Google faces $11bn fine in second EU anti-trust case

The European Commission is geared up to fine Google in a second anti-trust case of abusing its dominance via Android mobile operating system, that could lead up to $11 billion in penalty, the media reported. According to a report in The Financial Times on Wednesday, EU’s Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager is set to give the

Facebook to end partnership with China’s Huawei

Facebook says it will end its data partnership with Huawei by the end of this week following a backlash over the Chinese phone maker’s access to Facebook user data. Huawei, a company flagged by U.S. intelligence officials as a national security threat, is the latest device maker at the center of a fresh wave of