GE to Set Up Digital Technology Centre in Bangalore; Plans to Hire 1,000 Over Next 3 Years

By Manu Sharma General Electric (GE), the American multinational conglomerate corporation has announced the launch of their Digital Technology Centre in Bangalore. Jim Fowler, Global Chief Information Officer (CIO) will launch the new centre on November 30, 2016 and will be located initially at the Prestige Shantiniketan at Whitefield. In a Fireside Chat on ‘Industrial …

Ola’s World’s First Connected Car Platform for Ride-Sharing in India

In a global first, Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for transportation has launched ‘Ola Play’, a connected car platform for ride sharing that will transform the in-car experience for users on the go like never before. Ola Play is powered by proprietary in-car and cloud technologies from Ola, by bringing advance car controls, choice of personalized content and …

Simplilearn & Microsoft to Train Over 1 Lakh Professionals on Microsoft Cloud by 2020

Simplilearn, the global professional training company announced a collaboration with Microsoft to build a talent pool of over one lakh next generation cloud professionals by 2020. Simplilearn has been appointed as Microsoft’s silver learning partner for its suite of Microsoft Azure certification courses and will train IT professionals on Azure as cloud based applications are …

Philips Showcases ICCC Solutions at the Healthcare Conclave in India

Philips innovation Campus, showcased their IntelliSpace Consultative Critical Care (ICCC) solution service at the Healthcare Conclave in Bengaluru recently. The state of the art hardware and software products that are provided as part of the solution enables clinicians connect to and monitor multiple intensive care units from a central location. Talking to media, Srinivas Prasad M R, …

Karnataka Owned Keonics Unveils Rural Wi-Fi in 11 Gram Panchayats

Karnataka government has launched rural Wi-Fi services in 11 gram panchayats, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah saying such a digital inclusion will give village-level entrepreneurs ready access to online market place for their products and services. The gram panchayats benefitting from the Wi-Fi initiative include two each in Mysuru, Tumkuru, Gadag, Ballari and Kalburgi and one in Bagalkot …

Amul Products Available in US Via Amazon’s Global Selling Program

Amazon has announced Amul’s foray into online selling in the US through its Global Selling Program. In line with Amazon’s vision to transform the way India buys and sells, this exclusive association will enable consumers in the US to enjoy Amul’s high-quality products. At launch, Amul is offering Amul Ghee to global customers through Amazon.com. …

Nikon’s Array of COOLPIX Series 2016 to Add Spark to the Indian Festive Season

Nikon India, the 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation Tokyo, leaders in imaging technology is pleased to announce the launch of the Nikon COOLPIX Series 2016 to brighten season’s celebrations for our customers. The latest addition to Nikon’s extensive offering of point-and-shoot cameras is packed with remarkable new features to create a wonderful photography experience. Each of the new seven …

National Instruments & IBM Partner to Advance the Industrial Internet of Things

NI, the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, announced today that SparkCognition is partnering with NI and IBM to collaborate on the Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance Testbed. The goal of the collaboration is to deliver an unprecedented level of interoperability among operational technology and …

India See Dip in Funding But Eyes 10,500 Startups by 2020: Nasscom Zinnov Report

Even though the Indian startup ecosystem witnessed subdued funding in 2016, the year-on-year growth of startups getting funding grew by 8% in the same period, states a report by IT industry body Nasscom and research firm Zinnov. Amidst the popular belief of the Indian startup ecosystem’s slowdown, India continues to harbor the third largest start-up base, …

“Karnataka Strongly Promotes Startups All Along,” Santosh Laad

Our government strongly promotes startups with technological expertise all along, and events such as India Gadgetz Expo (IGE) 2016 are the perfect place for all industry players to meet, said Santosh Laad, Labor Minister of Karnataka at the inauguration of the IGE 2016 at the KPTO, Whitefield near Bengaluru. Addressing the function, the minister stressed on …