TK Kurien

Wipro sees opportunities in GOI’s open source policy

Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today said it sees significant opportunities to participate in Government of India’s drive to encourage adoption and use of open source software. (DISCLAIMER: This is an unedited press release. Techspirit is not responsible for poor …

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GIEOM app on MS Azure adopted by banks in 35 countries

GIEOM has announced today that their change management app, built on Microsoft Azure, has been adopted by leading banks across 35 countries. It is the only contemporary product that provides built-in intelligence that helps employees in staying updated with the regulatory changes while being adept at processes and internal policies. …

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Who’s afraid of net neutrality? Fascists, that’s who! Part 1

Net neutrality is a good thing, plain and simple. It benefits aam aadmi, big business and everyone in between.  But try telling that to Airtel. Bharti Airtel’s CEO, Gopal Vittal, according to Airtel’s 2014 annual report, already receives a paltry Rs. 42,461,019/- ($680,659.86) per annum, in contrast to Executive Chairman, …

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Been there, done that, got the tee shirt: Jack of all Threads

Ever wished you could design your own tee shirts? Now you can, at jackofallthreads.co. Bangalore-based Jack of all Threads (JoaT) says it combines old manufacturing processes with today’s technology to enable individual entrepreneurship. An individual, called a Raiser, can design a T-shirt using the online design tool, then set their …

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Lenovo launches A7000 in India exclusively through Flipkart

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) has launched their A7000 smartphone in India, exclusively with Flipkart, one of the nation’s largest e-commerce marketplace platforms. Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop, the 4G/LTE smartphone contains a 64-Bit 1.5GHz Octa-Core processor and 2GB DDR3 RAM, along with a 13.97(5.5) cms HD display. The dual-SIM …

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Royal Challengers Bangalore partners with Uber

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Uber have entered into a partnership to provide game time transportation to Bangalore’s cricket fans. The two organizations say that RCB fans can now request an Uber cab at the push of a button and an air conditioned car will transport them to the stadium …

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Bookcab.in now serving tier III cities

Outstation car rental aggregator, Bookcab.in, has launched its services in India’s tier III cities. Responding to the increased demand for outstation cab bookings in smaller cities, Bookcab.in is now serving Haridwar, Ujjain, Rishikesh, Ooty, Panipat, Meerut and Ambala among others. Established in 2011, the Bangalore based company focuses entirely on …

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Snapdeal.com acquires Freecharge.in

E-commerce company, Snapdeal, announced yesterday its acquisition of Freecharge, a Mumbai- based mobile recharge platform. The numbers were not officially disclosed, but unnamed sources gave a ballpark figure of $400 million and said the acquisition is based on a cash and stock transaction. In days past, the media had reported …

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Gadgets draw fans at Comic Con 2015

The Bangalore Comic Con 2015, held at the White Orchid Convention Center last weekend, started with less “BANG!” and “POW!” than one would have hoped for. Perhaps one reason for the unenthusiastic response is what appears to be the event’s shift in priorities, as it has been reduced from a …

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Global Sankalp Summit 2015 to be held in New Delhi April 9-10

The Global Sankalp Summit 2015 is being held at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on April 9-10, 2015. This year’s theme is “Fueling the Innovation Economy: Role of Government, Private Sector and Capital.” The 2015 summit will focus on furthering an inclusive innovation economy. Continuing its partnership with The …

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