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Bahrain bank picks TCS software for treasury operations (12 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Tuesday said BMB Investment Bank of Bahrain in the Gulf had selected its financial software product 'Bancs' for customer-driven treasury operations.

Botanical Garden as junction station ready for operations: DMRC (24 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Botanical Garden metro station, transformed as the first interchange station of the National Capital Region, is ready for operations and awaiting clearance from the Metro Rail Safety Commissioner, the Delhi Metro said on Tuesday.

Nasscom to train girls in using technology (26 minutes ago)
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) The Nasscom Foundation on Tuesday said it would train girls to use technology to address gender equality issues like violence, health and education.

Anne Frank Halloween costume sparks controversy (19:40)
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Online retailers are removing a children's Halloween costume from their websites after facing a backlash over the attire designed to make kids look like teenage Holocaust victim Anne Frank.

This tool can better identify breast cancer risk (19:04)
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) A machine learning tool can help identify which high-risk breast lesions are likely to become cancerous with 97 per cent accuracy, an advance that may help reduce unnecessary surgeries, a study has revealed.

Wipro net up 6% in Q2 (18:38) IANS Photo Service
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Tuesday reported Rs 2,190 crore net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2017-18, registering 6 per cent yearly and 5.5 per cent quarterly growth.

Micromax launches affordable 'Bharat-1' 4G phone (18:06) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Domestic handset maker Micromax on Tuesday launched a 4G VoLTE-enabled phone "Bharat 1" at Rs 2,200 and announced its partnership with state-run telecom operator BSNL.

Cyber security top concern for corporate IoT deployments: BlackBerry (16:28)
Ontario, Oct 17 (IANS) Cyber security is the top concern regarding digital technologies and processes for firms globally (63 per cent) but only a few (37 per cent) actually have a formal digital transformation strategy in place when it comes to Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, new research said on Tuesday.

Global device shipments to exceed 2.35 bn in 2018 (16:10)
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Global shipments of PCs, tablets and smartphones are projected to exceed 2.35 billion units in 2018 which is the highest year-on-year (YoY) growth since 2015 and an increase of two per cent from 2017, market research firm Gartner said on Tuesday.

Twitter, Instagram promoting 'extreme thinness': Study (15:00)
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) Twitter and Instagram posts are increasingly celebrating "bonespiration" and "thinspiration", which encourage eating disorders, such as anorexia, a study has found.

Neck and neck with Samsung, Xiaomi grows real big in India (14:38) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Riding on the success of its Redmi Note 4 device, Xiaomi has become the fastest growing smartphone brand in the third quarter of 2017, with a growth of 292 per cent Year-on-Year (YoY), market research firm Counterpoint Research said on Tuesday.

Google viewed as most authentic brand in India: Survey (13:46) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian consumers regard Google as the most authentic brand, even though tops the list globally, reveal results of a new survey on Tuesday.

Google Photos to now recognise your pet (13:12) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Photo sharing and storage service Google Photos is introducing a feature that automatically recognises the photographs of the users' dogs and cats alongside people.

Now explore planets, moons in Google Maps (12:14) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Stargazers are in for a treat as Google has announced that one can now virtually visit all planets and moons in our solar system using Google Maps.

Microsoft fixes Wi-Fi protocol flaw, Google to roll out patch (12:12) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) As online users woke up to fears of losing their personal data owing to a serious flaw in the Wi-Fi protocol, Microsoft said it has already fixed the vulnerability while Google promised to roll out a patch in the coming weeks to fix Android devices.

ATM malware has evolved to attack banks' corporate network: Report (11:46)
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) ATM malware has evolved from requiring physical access to infect the machines to now successfully attacking network-based access using the bank's corporate network, a new report said on Tuesday.

Five tips to start your new online business this Diwali (11:26)
By Anurag Avula
Diwali is a great time to start your new online business or to take your existing business online.

Facebook acquires anonymous teenage polling app 'tbh' (10:02) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Facebook has acquired 'tbh', an anonymous polling app for teenagers which has over 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active users in the US.

Apple responds on Face ID privacy concerns (09:56) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) After a US Senator wrote to Apple CEO Tim Cook, conveying concerns on users' security with Face ID biometric security in iPhone X, Apple has responded to him, detailing Face ID's built-in security features.

SoftBank-Uber deal likely next week: Official (09:24) IANS Photo Service
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) SoftBank's multi-billion-dollar investment into ridesharing app Uber will be finalised "very likely in the next week" Uber board member Arianna Huffington has said.

Skype Lite gets group video calling feature, AI chatbot (21:00)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Microsoft on Monday announced the introduction of group video calling feature and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based chatbot named "Ruuh" for Skype Lite ahead of Diwali.

One in three smartphones to be AI-ready in 2020 (20:48)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) One in three smartphones -- roughly over half a billion -- shipped in 2020 will have machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities at the chipset level, new research said on Monday.

Airtel, HPCL join hands for digital payments in Telangana, Andhra (20:30)
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Customers of Airtel Payments Bank can now make digital payments for fuel purchase at 1,500 HPCL fuel stations across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Kovind to lay foundation stone for IT building (20:02) IANS Photo Service
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will lay the foundation stone for the first government IT building on the Technocity campus on October 27.

Microsoft to rejig Outlook designs for Mac, Windows (18:18) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) In a major design overhaul of Outlook for Mac and Windows, Microsoft is reportedly working to bring changes to simplify the user interface (UI) on both systems, a report said on Monday.

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