IT, ITeS & Communications

We expect a lot from our computers these days. They should talk to us, recognise everything from faces to flowers, and maybe soon do the driving. All this artificial intelligence requires an enormous amount of computing power, stretching the limits of even the most modern machines.Now, some of the world’s largest tech companies are taking […]

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has accorded environmental clearance (EC) to Lancet Infocom’s IT/ITES project ‘Centrade’. Project is located at plot no.1, sector 140, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. It will spread over a total area of 20,000 squre meter with a construction area of 92,058.015 square meter and will comprise two buildings. Maximum height […]

Intel is working with Waymo – formerly the Google self-driving car project and now with Google’s parent company Alphabet — to advance self-driving car technology. Newest vehicles from Waymo feature Intel-based technologies for sensor processing, general compute and connectivity, “enabling real-time decisions for full autonomy in city conditions,” Xinhua reported on Tuesday.Brian Krzanich, Chief Executive […]

Mid-size information technology (IT) services firms have started pushing for digital technology services to remain competitive and achieve higher revenue growth. Mumbai-based $500-million Hexaware Technologies claims it has a dedicated strategy to beat large peers in winning deals using digital service expertise such as customer experience transformation, migration of business operations to cloud, and marketing […]

Joining the digital payment bandwagon in India and eclipsing WhatsApp’s plans, Google is launching a Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based digital payment service called “Tez” on September 18. According to, on September 18, “Google, Alphabet Inc’s subsidiary, will make an entry into India’s fast growing and super-competitive digital payment ecosystem”. After the story appeared in […]

IT major Infosys will invest ?100 crore to set up a facility in the State, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told reporters here on Tuesday. Company had earlier put its Bengal project on hold, despite possessing land, for want of SEZ status.It had paid ?75 crore in 2011-12 for 50 acres of land in […]

Hyderabad-based CallHealth Services Private Limited, which has built an online platform along with the essential front-end infrastructure to offer integrated health care services to people at their choice of location, is now planning to roll out ‘Healthcare Lounges’ across all Information Technology (IT) parks. In the habit of long working hours and spending most of […]

As a part of its consistent endeavour to cultivate a collaborative global ecosystem, National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), along with Business Sweden and Radar Ecosystem, has released a report – ‘Sweden a key driver of Nordic ICT growth’. Report offers key driving areas that make Sweden as a potential IT hub, stating […]

Global software major HCL Technologies on Monday launched two Artificial Intelligence-powered services ‘DRYiCE COPA’ and ‘DRYiCE TAO’, intended to provide process transformation platform and strategic consulting services to enterprises. ‘DRYiCE COPA’ (Cognitive Orchestrated Process Autonomics) platform uses AI-powered elements to facilitate end-to-end automation and orchestration of IT and business processes and create a ‘unified office’. […]

Messaging platform Hike Messenger has acquired Bengaluru-based technology start-up Creo. The company did not disclose the size of the deal but said that it has acqui- hired its team of 50 employees. Creo was founded by Sai Srinivas Kiran G, and Shubham Malhotra in December 2013 by former Hike employees. “The Creo team will begin […]