Apps

News on various apps being launched. We track apps for various platforms including android, iOS and Windows. Also, we cover apps for enterprises as well as consumers. Besides tracking news and developments around various apps, we also review and offer consumer feedback on these apps.

Etisalat Group extends M2M agreement with Netcomm Wireless

Etisalat Group extends M2M agreement with Netcomm Wireless

October 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

Etisalat Group, the leading telecoms operator in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has expanded its long-standing partnership with NetComm Wireless to deliver wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication technologies. The agreement extends to Etisalat’s vertical market customers across its global footprint in 15 countries. The new arrangement will provide widespread accessRead More

Etisalat and MasterCard showcases Google Glass mobile payment

Etisalat and MasterCard showcases Google Glass mobile payment

October 22, 2013 at 10:38 am 0 comments

Etisalat and MasterCard showcased Google Glass mobile payment technology at GITEX Technology Week. The new solution demonstrated Google Glass computing device to browse, select and pay for products and services. “Over the last few years, Etisalat has used GITEX as a platform to launch innovative solutions that are now beingRead More

COAI signs MoU with Continua Health Alliance

COAI signs MoU with Continua Health Alliance

October 18, 2013 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Continua Health Alliance (Continua), an international not-for-profit industry group focusing on global technology industry standards to develop end-to-end, plug-and-play connectivity for personal health devices and establishing industry standards-based guidelines for interoperability. Continua is dedicated to theRead More

Mobile money now deployed by 208 operators

Mobile money now deployed by 208 operators

October 16, 2013 at 6:01 pm 0 comments

Mobile money services has been deployed by 208 operators in 83 countries for the unbanked services as per the initial findings of GSMA’s 2013 Mobile Money Adoption Survey. As of January, 2013 mobile money was deployed by 178 operators in 74 countries. In the coming months, an additional 117 deploymentsRead More

NTT DOCOMO deploys advanced location system

NTT DOCOMO deploys advanced location system

October 16, 2013 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

NTT DOCOMO has deployed Nokia Solutions and Networks’s (NSN) advanced location system which supports Assisted Global Navigation Satellite System (A-GLONASS) positioning technology. The technology contributes greater convenience in location positioning. In urban areas with high-rise buildings, however, it is challenging to acquire enough visible GPS satellites needed for positioning. ByRead More

GE partners with AT&T, Cisco and Intel for M2M

GE partners with AT&T, Cisco and Intel for M2M

October 10, 2013 at 7:00 am 0 comments

GE is partnering with AT&T, Cisco and Intel to boost M2M connectivity for both wired and wireless machine. AT&T and GE will work together to allow GE machines to connect to the AT&T network and cloud, creating the first highly-secure wireless communications system for GE’s Industrial Internet. Workers using theRead More

Telstra bags Australia Post’s M2M deal

Telstra bags Australia Post’s M2M deal

October 10, 2013 at 6:38 am 0 comments

Telstra has entered into an agreement with Australia Post to provide the national postal network with leading machine-to-machine (M2M) tracking technology. Australia Post will introduce 26,000 hand held scanners across their postal network to improve parcel tracking for its customers. Australia Post’s executive general manager for Parcel and Express Services,Read More

HRD ministry to launch 50 DTH channels

HRD ministry to launch 50 DTH channels

October 9, 2013 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

The HRD (human resources department) ministry will soon launch 50 DTH educational channels. Ashok Thakur, secretary, higher education said, “These channels will be different from the existing programmes on air including Gyan Darshan as new DTH channels will be more interactive.” These channels will air programmes which will be liveRead More

Economy transforming to digital, says Gartner

Economy transforming to digital, says Gartner

October 8, 2013 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

Every budget being an IT budget, every company being a technology company, every business is becoming a digital leader, and every person is becoming a technology company says Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president at Gartner and global head of Research. “The Digital Industrial Economy will be built on the foundationsRead More

Mitsubishi launches HERE’s Traffic

Mitsubishi launches HERE’s Traffic

October 8, 2013 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

Mitsubishi Motors North America has launched HERE Traffic including real-time information on traffic and weather, and is the first to offer updates on fuel prices delivered by HD Radio technology for drivers in the US. The service goes beyond the usual highway network, providing information on four times more roadsRead More