Vishal Chawla

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IDG Media

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Is cyber security an afterthought in the IoT infrastructure?

According to cybersecurity experts, security by design has to be a priority in IoT devices.

Indian enterprises uniquely positioned to embrace digital journey: KC Phua, Hitachi Vantara

In an interaction with IDG Media, KC Phua- Technical Director for Data Management & Protection, APAC at Hitachi Vantara, explained how data center solutions, combined with machine learning and artificial intelligence, can help large scale enterprises in achieving digital transformation. 
 

Enterprise collaboration platforms: India market will take a huge upswing

For the period 2017-2022, collaborative applications is the fastest growing software segment in India with a CAGR of 47.8 percent, says research.

Collaborative ecosystems are evolving with IoT: Srikanth Gopalakrishnan, SAP

IoT is a source of data that is coupled with core business processes. An extra dimension comes with time series data and the state of the machines it interacts with. This creates the potential to create massive savings, and also helps in providing much better customer experience.

Microsoft's takeovers: A look at billion-dollar-plus acquisitions since 2000

Since 2000, Microsoft has made some very exuberant takeovers costing the IT major billions of dollars.

Treebo Hotels saves inventory costs with payment links solution

Treebo has seen a 30 percent drop in customer no-shows with the help of payment links. These links can be used on offline channels like text messages and mail for partial collections of payments from guests.  

eBay cuts ties with Flipkart; plans big come back with import inventory

Within a year of getting into a strategic partnership, eBay has officially stated that it would cut all its ties with Flipkart, and intends on selling its stake for USD 1.1 billion.

Project CodeTalk: How Microsoft India empowers visually impaired programmers

A team of researchers at Microsoft India has made the experience of coding much easier for visually impaired programmers. The researchers have added certain auditory features to Integrated Development Environment tools (IDEs) which help the visually impaired to write and test code using sound instead of visual cues. 

Google Dialogflow: How enterprises can use it for chatbot development

At a time when enterprises are searching for innovative ways to automate their processes, Google's full release of Dialogflow enterprise edition is expected to add value in the development of conversational AI tools for improved end-user experience.

Will GDPR affect use of artificial intelligence in the enterprise space?

Upcoming privacy laws in Europe may hurt implementation of artificial intelligence in the enterprise space. 

RBI Monetary Policy 2018-19: Key announcements for India's digital payments sector

The Reserve Bank of India's first bi-monthly monetary policy statement for this fiscal year came out with announcements that directly impact the country's payments industry.

Microsoft goes green in India: Solar to power 80 percent of Bengaluru unit's operations

Under Karnataka government's program to encourage investments in solar energy operations, Microsoft has signed its first major renewable energy deal in India.