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Ather Energy To Start Chennai Operations In June

Ather Energy To Start Chennai Operations In June

April 24, 2019 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

Smart electric vehicle startup Ather Energy Wednesday announced that it’s planning to start its operations in Chennai from June this year. The company is already doing its business in Bengaluru, its headquarter. The company also said it plans to enter to 30 cities in the next two years. Ather said itsRead More

Blockchain Spending In APAC To Reach $2.4 Bn By 2022

Blockchain Spending In APAC To Reach $2.4 Bn By 2022

April 24, 2019 at 11:48 am 0 comments

A recent report by IDC suggests that spending on blockchain solutions in Asia Pacific region excluding Japan is expected to reach $2.4 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 77.5% over a forecast period of 2018-2022. The report said, in 2018, blockchain spending in APAC excluding Japan totalled $284.8Read More

TCL Electronics Announces Partnership With Eros Now

TCL Electronics Announces Partnership With Eros Now

April 23, 2019 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

Consumer electronics company TCL has joined hands with Eros Now to offer HD-quality content comprising Bollywood movies, premium original shows, and music videos to its customers in India. Post this partnership customers of TCL will be able to avail an extra month of free Eros Now premium subscription, on top ofRead More

Now You Can Watch Indian Plays And Theatre On Airtel Digital TV

Now You Can Watch Indian Plays And Theatre On Airtel Digital TV

April 23, 2019 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Bharti Airtel, and Zee Theatre, the theatre segment of Zee Entertainment have joined hands and Tuesday launched ‘Spotlight’ – a video on demand channel that will air the best of Indian plays by popular theatre groups from across the country. With this, Airtel’sRead More

India’s Digital Infrastructure Will Revive The Economy: Nandan Nilekani

India’s Digital Infrastructure Will Revive The Economy: Nandan Nilekani

April 22, 2019 at 6:34 pm 0 comments

Co-founder and Chairman of Infosys Technologies, Nandan Nilekani today said that India’s digital infrastructure will play a major role in reviving the economy. He said this while addressing FICCI members at the National Executive Committee Meeting on ‘Digital India and its Impact on Economy and Industry’ in Bengaluru. He said thatRead More

Vodafone Idea To Offer SonyLiv Content On Its TV Platform

Vodafone Idea To Offer SonyLiv Content On Its TV Platform

April 22, 2019 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

Vodafone Idea has partnered with SonyLIV to offer content including video on demand service to its customers. This partnership will offer access to SonyLIV exclusive digital content in Hindi and English. Vodafone Idea customers will be able to enjoy the content on Vodafone Play or Idea Movies & TV appRead More

Global IT Spending To Reach $3.8 Tn In 2019

Global IT Spending To Reach $3.8 Tn In 2019

April 18, 2019 at 10:40 am 0 comments

A recent study by Gartner predicts that the worldwide IT spending in 2019 will reach $3.79 trillion in 2019, an increase of 1.1 percent from 2018. Previous year, the growth was 4%. “Currency headwinds fueled by the strengthening U.S. dollar have caused us to revise our 2019 IT spending forecastRead More

Qualcomm Launches Smart Cities Accelerator Program

Qualcomm Launches Smart Cities Accelerator Program

April 17, 2019 at 5:47 pm 0 comments

Qualcomm Tuesday announced the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program that aims at helping companies to provide a solutions-focused website specifically for Smart Cities applications around the world. The Smart Cities Accelerator Program is designed to connect cities, municipalities, government agencies and enterprises with an ecosystem of providers offering Qualcomm Technologies’Read More

ACT Fibernet Partners With ZEE5 To Augment OTT Offering

ACT Fibernet Partners With ZEE5 To Augment OTT Offering

April 17, 2019 at 4:26 pm 0 comments

Bengaluru headquartered broadband service provider ACT Fibernet Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with ZEE5 to offer its customers plethora of content over the OTT platform. “ZEE5 as a platform provides entertainment across languages and multiple genres and we are very excited to bring their extensive offerings to our customers. InRead More

India Ships 7.5 Lakh Smart Speakers In 2018, Google Home Mini Best Seller

India Ships 7.5 Lakh Smart Speakers In 2018, Google Home Mini Best Seller

March 28, 2019 at 7:15 pm 0 comments

According to IDC, a total of 753,000 smart speakers were shipped in 2018 in India. Amazon remains the leader with a 59% market share in 2018. Google is also making its mark in the Indian smart speaker market after its launch in 2018Q2 and is placed second with 39% unitRead More