NEW DELHI - At a time when governments the world over are struggling to tackle cyber attacks and data breach, technology giant Microsoft India on Friday launched a full-scale Cybersecurity Engagement Centre (CSEC) in India. After a successful year-long pilot - - the centre is India's first and Microsoft's seventh Cybersecurity Centre globally -- opened at a juncture when over three million debit cards of various banks are believed to be...
MUMBAI - Sparking a pre-Diwali panic among consumers, over three million debit cards of various banks are believed to be 'tainted' following a suspected security breach, even as investigations have begun into the reasons behind the security risk, officials said. The problem has hit mainly debit cards, and several banks, including the State Bank Of India (SBI), have already started blocking their customers' debit cards and re-issuing...
LONDON - Seeking to create jobs at home and stabilise the economy following the Brexit vote, British Prime Minister Theresa May will be leading a trade mission to India next month in her first major official visit outside Europe. May will be taking along some of the best of British business to India during her three-day visit beginning November 6, aimed at boosting India-UK bilateral ties. Her visit is significant because of the...
NEW DELHI - With BRICS - the group of five major developing economies - trying to increase their trade and investment engagements, some cutting edge technologies from each country that can address the common goal of innovation for collaboration, were showcased at the BRICS trade fair here. Over 400 companies and 1,000 entrepreneurs from BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)
KIGALI - In a major development in the ongoing negotiations in Kigali in Rwanda to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), Indian Minister for Environment Anil Dave on Thursday announced measures to control the emissions of trifluoromethane (HFC-23), a super greenhouse gas. Declaring that India has taken the lead on climate issues, he told IANS: "We are going ahead for releasing the order for incinerating the...
NEW DELHI - Following reports of Samsung temporarily suspending the production of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the South Korean giant on Monday issued a statement saying the company is "adjusting the device's production schedule to ensure quality and safety". "We are temporarily adjusting the Galaxy Note 7 production schedule in order to take further steps to ensure quality and safety matters,"
BENGALURU: India is going to witness one of the fiercest battles, as Google gets ready to take on Microsoft and IBM in its march towards enterprise business. Google-Apps-For-Work, rebranded as G-Suite a week ago, has been has been doing well in India. Top officials from G-Suite have been coming to India regularly to meet potential corporate clients and judge the mood of the market.
NEW DELHI: Japanese auto major Nissan Motor Co will launch eight new products in India over the next five years, enhancing its presence across the country. The company, which is aiming at five pct market share in India by 2020 will launch the new products under its Nissan and Datsun brands. "India is a very important market for Nissan globally. The Indian market has all the attention of the top management.
MUMBAI: Global connected car production is set to grow almost 10-fold in five years - from 6.8 million in 2015 to 61 million in 2020, according to the latest forecast by research and advisory firm Gartner. The production of new automobiles equipped with data connectivity, either through a built-in communications module or by a tether to a mobile device, is forecast to reach 12.4 million in 2016, according to the report.
NEW DELHI: Google will open a new 'Cloud Region' in Mumbai that will help the tech giant offer its cloud platform services to developers and enterprise customers in India. Expected to be live in 2017, the local region in India will help make Google cloud platform services even faster for Indian customers, Google said in a statement. The announcement was made at the Horizon event in San Francisco.