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Cyber security courses introduced in UG and PG

Cyber security courses introduced in UG and PG

August 16, 2013 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

The cyber and information security courses have started in 34 institutions at 15 states and one union territory. The University Grant Commission (UGC) and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) have asked universities and technical institutions to introduce cyber security and information security as a subject at theRead More

Ericsson appoints Mats Norin as head of Modems

Ericsson appoints Mats Norin as head of Modems

August 16, 2013 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

Ericsson today announced the appointment of Mats Norin as vice president and head of Modems. In this new role, effective August 2, 2013, Norin will also take a seat on Ericsson’s global leadership team, reporting to chairman of business unit modems and head of group function strategy, Douglas Gilstrap. BusinessRead More

BICS launches SMART Webvision tool

BICS launches SMART Webvision tool

August 16, 2013 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

BICS, the strategic international wholesale partner to over 400 mobile operators worldwide has launched SMART Webvision, a solution for the monitoring, tracking,  tracing and reporting of roaming traffic on SS7 Signalling. In addition the solution will support LTE Diameter, LTE Data and GPRS roaming exchange network (GRX) technologies. The SMARTRead More

Congress takes social media to next level

Congress takes social media to next level

August 16, 2013 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Congress party of India is going swadeshi and has join hands with Slopho.com, India’s first social media portal based on photograph sharing. Congress party of India has started a volunteer driven initiative for the supporters of Indian National Congress and has joined hands with Slopho.com, launched by Aman Sahani, aRead More

Shyam Telecom Q2 net loss at Rs 2.57 crore

Shyam Telecom Q2 net loss at Rs 2.57 crore

August 15, 2013 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

Shyam Telecom, a global supplier of carrier equipment has registered second quarter net loss of Rs 2.57 crore, from a profit of Rs 1.26 crore in the corresponding quarter last fiscal. The Q2 revenue was Rs 62.23 crore, down 62 percent vis-a-vis Rs 162.79 crore in the corresponding quarter lastRead More

ebiz pilot portal launched in 5 states

ebiz pilot portal launched in 5 states

August 13, 2013 at 5:31 pm 0 comments

Ministry of Commerce & Industry has launched the eBiz portal in five pilot states– Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. The portal will comprise of license and permits services component that will allow business users to obtain information on customized list of licenses, permits, and regulations that theyRead More

ZigBee to lead in home automation

ZigBee to lead in home automation

August 13, 2013 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

By 2018, ABI Research expects annual home automation device shipments to exceed 351 million, growing at a CAGR of 78 percent. ZigBee dominated IEEE 802.15.4 and claimed the top share of node shipments at 4.5 million, narrowly beating out proprietary protocol offerings. Senior analyst Adarsh Krishnan said, “ZigBee is enjoyingRead More

ZTE to sell Open Firefox OS phone

ZTE to sell Open Firefox OS phone

August 13, 2013 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

ZTE today announced that sales of the ZTE Open Firefox OS phone will start soon on the ZTE store on eBay US and UK. Recently launched with Telefónica in Spain, Venezuela and Colombia, the ZTE Open will now be available for the first time in Orange priced at $79.99 andRead More

IT security to reach $30.1 bn in 2017: Canalys

IT security to reach $30.1 bn in 2017: Canalys

August 13, 2013 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

Canalys expects the worldwide IT security market to grow at a compound annual rate of 7 percent, to reach $30.1 billion in 2017. From a regional standpoint, Asia Pacific is forecast to increase 9 percent in 2013 as budgets continue to grow in the large economies of China, India andRead More

Tech Mahindra Q1 revenue at Rs 4,103 crore, up 22 %

Tech Mahindra Q1 revenue at Rs 4,103 crore, up 22 %

August 12, 2013 at 6:39 pm 0 comments

Tech Mahindra, a specialist provider of connected solutions to the connected world, today announced its second quarter revenue at Rs 4,103 crore, up 22 percent Y-o-Y and 9 percent Q-o-Q. Consolidated net profit after tax (PAT) for Q1 is at Rs 686 crore up 27 percent Y-o-Y and 7.6 percentRead More