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Ericsson Acquires Push-to-talk Firm Genakar

Ericsson Acquires Push-to-talk Firm Genakar

March 12, 2020 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

Ericsson Thursday said it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Genaker, a provider of Mission Critical Push-to-talk (MC-PTT) solutions, based in Barcelona, Spain. The acquisition strengthens Ericsson’s MC-PTT offering as the mission critical communications and private network market is going through a significant technologyRead More

Airtel Acquires Stake In Digital Fitness Firm Spectacom

Airtel Acquires Stake In Digital Fitness Firm Spectacom

March 12, 2020 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

Airtel Thursday announced that it has acquired a strategic stake in digital fitness content platform Spectacom. This is done under Airtel Start-up Accelerator Program, which focuses on supporting growth of early stage Indian start-ups. Spectacom, which has been conceptualised to produce path breaking digital content that allows people across languages, geographies andRead More

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How CIOs Should Address Coronavirus Issue : A Gartner Perspective

March 12, 2020 at 11:19 am 0 comments

With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), CIOs should focus on three short-term actions to increase their organizations’ resilience against disruptions and prepare for rebound and growth, according to Gartner, Inc. “With such a dynamic situation like COVID-19, it has the potential to be as disruptive, or more, to anRead More

Teenagers Payments App FamPay Raises $4.7 Mn

Teenagers Payments App FamPay Raises $4.7 Mn

March 12, 2020 at 10:27 am 0 comments

FamPay, a payments app for teenagers and their families, has raised an investment of $4.7 million in a seed round by Y Combinator, Venture Highway, Sequoia India and GFC (Global Founders Capital). Kevin Lin (Co-Founder of Twitch), Vladimir Tenev (Co-Founder of Robinhood), Kunal Shah (Founder of CRED) and Amrish RauRead More

Eurotech Technologies Unveils BestNet HDMI Scaler

Eurotech Technologies Unveils BestNet HDMI Scaler

March 12, 2020 at 10:09 am 0 comments

Eurotech Technologies has launched its BestNet HDMI Scaler. The high performance, multiple format video scaler is equipped with display Port, PC (VGA) and HDMI inputs, which can be selected for output at a scaled resolution.  Compatible with HDMI 1.3, Display Port 1.1 and DVI 1.0, the BestNet HDMI Scaler supportsRead More

Dassault Systems Appoints Deepak NG as MD for India

Dassault Systems Appoints Deepak NG as MD for India

February 24, 2020 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

Dassault Systems Monday said it has appointed Deepak NG as its Managing Director for India. The company said Deepak NG will expand Dassault Systems’ India business strategy in line with the opportunities that the country has to offer in the manufacturing, infrastructure and cities, and life sciences domains. “India hasRead More

L&T Bags Global Services Deal From Sweden’s Dometic

L&T Bags Global Services Deal From Sweden’s Dometic

February 24, 2020 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

L&T Technology Services (LTTS) has announced that it has been awarded a multi-year engineering services engagement from Dometic, a global leader in branded solutions in the mobile living space. As part of the engagement, LTTS opened a dedicated Global Engineering Center (GEC) in Chennai, to complement Dometic’s product engineering roadmap.Read More

Veeam Appoints Gil Vega As New CISO

Veeam Appoints Gil Vega As New CISO

February 21, 2020 at 10:58 am 0 comments

Backup solutions expert Veeam Software has appointed Gil Vega as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Vega, whose previous experience includes serving as Managing Director and CISO at CME Group, Inc. and as the Associate Chief Information Officer & CISO for the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Immigration & CustomsRead More

Nokia Acquires Silicon Photonics Firm Elenion Technologies

Nokia Acquires Silicon Photonics Firm Elenion Technologies

February 20, 2020 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

Nokia has announced hat it is planning to acquire Elenion Technologies, a U.S.-based company focusing on silicon photonics technology. The financial details, however, are not disclosed. Elenion’s technology expertise and unique design platform and services enable Nokia to expand its market footprint by addressing the critical and rapidly evolving opticalRead More

Ciena Solution Upgrades EIG Submarine Cable System

Ciena Solution Upgrades EIG Submarine Cable System

February 20, 2020 at 11:25 am 0 comments

Ciena has deployed its submarine network solution for the upgradation of the Europe India Gateway (EIG) submarine cable system which will accelerate and strengthen connectivity between businesses in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and India. The upgrade allows EIG to utilize flexible, express wavelengths, also known as optical bypass,Read More