Middle East & Africa PC Market Suffers Sharpest Ever Decline...
01 Sep 2015 Published by J Ranjan 198 Views

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market suffered a sharp year-on-year decline of 25.6% in Q2 2015, marking it as steepest decline ever recorded in the region for a single quarter. The latest market insights from global technology research and consulting firm International Data Corporation (IDC) show that overall PC shipments for the quarter fell to 3.3 million units. Desktops were down 21.2% year on year to 1.4 million units, while the notebook segment declined 28.6% to total 1.9 million unit..

VFS Global bags Express Intelligent Enterprise Award for LIDProTM* solution...
31 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 216 Views

In recognition of its efforts to use technology as a key business driver, VFS Global has won the prestigious Express Intelligent Enterprise Award 2015 for its pioneering Location Independent Document Processing (LIDProTM) solution. VFS Global was conferred the award at a ceremony held at the Fairmont, in Jaipur on 21 August 2015.LIDProTM is an innovative solution that enables remote processing of visa applications collected from multiple locations. A breakthrough initiative by VFS Global, LIDPro..

Kunal Kapoor gets Stuck with #fame...
31 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 257 Views

Actor Kunal Kapoor was recently stuck in an elevator for 10 minutes with a random girl. The actor came out giggling later. Bollywood celebrities are usually inaccessible and even if they are accessible, it is on their own terms and conditions. What if we catch them suddenly? What if they can’t control who they are engaging with?Since its launch, #fame has emerged as one of the fastest growing digital entertainment networks in India, its debut market. Catering to mobile millennials through an i..

Kaspersky Lab Anti-Phishing Technology Shows Top Results in AV-Comparatives Test...
31 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 188 Views

The new version of Kaspersky Internet Security has received the highest Advanced+ award as a result of the anti-phishing technology test conducted by AV-Comparatives. The Kaspersky Lab solution did not produce a single false positive and successfully blocked 98% of phishing URLs, allowing it to stay well ahead of competitors.The AV-Comparatives test assessed the anti-phishing protection offered by 10 security products from different vendors in a simulation that replicated typical web browsing co..

Porsche confirms LMP1 programme up to end of 2018...
31 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 468 Views

Porsche continues racing into the future with the 919 Hybrid: The board of Porsche AG has decided to extend the Le Mans prototype programme until the end of the 2018 season. With its ground-breaking concept – a downsizing turbo engine and powerful energy recovery systems, combined with an extreme lightweight design – the racing car with a performance of around 1,000 hp serves as a research laboratory for future sports car technology.Matthias Müller, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsch..

Gartner Says Worldwide Server Shipment Market Grew 8 Percent in the Second Quarter of 2015, While Revenue Increased 7.2 ...
30 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 275 Views

In the second quarter of 2015, worldwide server shipments grew 8.0 percent year over year, while revenue increased 7.2 percent from the second quarter of 2014, according to Gartner, Inc."The second quarter year-over-year growth for 2015 slowed compared with the annual growth of the first quarter of the year," said Jeffrey Hewitt, research vice president at Gartner. "Currency exchange rate changes have started to show their impact by reducing relative spending power in regions like Western Europe..

Edgenet Update on WTS Paradigm Patent Infringement Lawsuit...
30 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 191 Views

Edgenet® recently provided commentary regarding its lawsuit against WTS Paradigm. Edgenet and WTS are locked in a legal battle over whether WTS has infringed Edgenet’s intellectual property rights. The two companies dismissed their claims around three of Edgenet’s patents. However, Edgenet is aggressively pursuing other claims in the case, including an additional patent claim, and the lawsuit is far from resolved.Earlier this year, Edgenet sued WTS for patent infringement, trade secret misa..

30 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 188 Views

Taking a fresh approach, Obi Worldphone™ recently introduced two high-quality, premium-designed smartphones priced at an exceptional value to attract discerning young people in fast-growth markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.Designed by renowned San Francisco-based product studio Ammunition, Obi Worldphone™ SF1 and SJ1.5 are set apart by iconic industrial design. Ammunition also developed Obi Lifespeed, a custom user interface for Android that unifies the software and hardware experi..

Siemens automates New York subway line...
30 Aug 2015 Published by J Ranjan 206 Views

Siemens has been awarded a $156 million (130 million euros) contract by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to install Communications-Based Train Control (CBTC) on the Queen Boulevard Line, one of the busiest subway lines on the New York City Transit system. The radio-based CBTC technology provides real-time data on vehicle position and speed conditions, allowing system operators to safely increase the number of vehicles on a rail line. This results in greater frequency of train arri..

Business Executives and Enterprise Mobility – An Inseparable Pair...
31 Jul 2015 Published by J Ranjan 198 Views

Business executives are constantly looking for ways to stay connected and do more to ensure corporate success and growth. According to Forbes, the average business executive uses 3 different devices, with 82% using a smartphone. So why has mobility become crucial to business executives? Why are more business executives jumping onboard the mobility bandwagon? In this blog, we take a closer look at the importance of enterprise mobility for business executives and why it has become a crucial determ..


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