February 27, 2017

Uber, Ola Striking Drivers in Bengaluru Asked to Move Labour Court by Government

Karnataka government on Thursday asked the striking drivers attached to cab aggregators Uber and Ola to approach the Labour Court, as their strike with charter of demands entered the second day. “It doesn’t come under our purview…government doesn’t have anything to do with the contract signed between the Ola, Uber, cab drivers and owners,” Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy told reporters ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Selfie Stick Tripod With Bluetooth Remote Launched for Hands-Free Photography

Xiaomi’s product category is vast and ever growing. The company has introduced smart products in categories like LED lights, pressure cookers, and even water purifiers. The Chinese conglomerate even indulged in its own selfie stick launched last year. Ahead of MWC, Xiaomi has now launched its successor of sorts, which does much more than taking selfies. The Xiaomi Mi Selfie ... Read More »

Crownit expands its services to 6 new cities

Crownit, the leading merchant discovery and privileges platform application, has announced the expansion of its services to six more cities, namely Jaipur, Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Chandigarh. The app is now live in all the new cities and users there can avail vouchers, discounts, and cashback options on restaurants, purchase of groceries, fuel, and utilities. . Looking at the positive ... Read More »

Microsoft is taking Windows 10 testing in a whole new direction

Microsoft is getting serious about testing Windows 10 in a business environment, with the announcement of a new initiative: Windows Insider Program for Business. Known as WIP4Biz for short, the project was revealed at the Ignite Australia conference, with Bill Karagounis – Director of Program Management OS Fundamentals and Insider Program/Technologies at Microsoft – saying that the broad aim was ... Read More »

Build A Better Bottom Line With These Business Optimization Strategies

Generally, one of the business owner’s primary goals is to determine how she or he can optimize conversion rates. If you’ve been thinking critically about how to build a better bottom line for your organization, now is the time to get the process underway. Below you will find three business optimization strategies that can help your company generate more revenue: ... Read More »

Cognitive Computing Is India’s Future, Says IBM President

Global tech giant IBM on Thursday said working on cognitive computing that helps in decision making is the future for India, which is already a leader in information technology. “As a country, India has been digitising and digitising the world. The foundation is in place. Digital is the foundation. India’s next path is to now make the world cognitive. That ... Read More »

Uber Staff Still Stalking Customers, Claims Suit

The controversy over Uber staff using the company’s tech to track people’s movements was reignited this week when information in a pending lawsuit began circulating in the tech press. Uber employees can pull customer data at will, alleged Ward Spangenberg, the company’s former forensic investigator, in a court declaration filed earlier this fall as part of his bid to prevent ... Read More »

Is Peter Thiel the Most Powerful Person in Tech?

There are generally two paths for dealing with someone in power when disagreements arise. One is to confront, and the other is to understand and influence. What is interesting is the most common path taken is the former while the most successful is the latter. I think the reason is that the former path is both the natural path for ... Read More »