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Cloud-native early adopters gain digital dexterity, innovation: study 19.1.2018 General News
New global study commissioned by software and services provider, Amdocs found that communications and media providers are rapidly adopting cloud native technologies."Early adopters and fast movers will reap the crucial agility and innovation advantage needed in the digital economies to outpace competition," according to the study.A select group of communications and media providers are rapidly adopting cloud-native technologies in order to obtain the agility and continuous innovation needed to meet the digital experience benchmark set by digital disruptors.However, most service providers are moving slower, hindered by legacy technology, culture and processes, as well as the challenges of managing both legacy and cloud native systems in a hybrid, combined environment.While the move to cloud native systems is visible across the industry, mainstream adoption is unlikely before 2022.The laggards will find it challenging to close the early leads established by the fast ...
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Meet on ‘Internet of Things’ on Monday 19.1.2018 Hindu: News
The Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) has planned a one-day Internet of Things (IoT) conference at Technopark here on Monday.Being organised jointly with the ...
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Teachers want Ambedkar on currency notes 19.1.2018 Education
Around 50 teachers from Dalit and other marginalised sections took out a march towards the President House on Friday to demand that B.R. Ambedkar's image should be on currency notes and April 14 -- Ambedkar's birth date -- must be a national holiday.
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APCER Life opens global services delivery centre in Ahmedabad 19.1.2018 General News
Pharmacovigilance provider firm APCER Life Sciences today announced the launch of its global services delivery centre in Ahmedabad. The company is strengthening its service team with doctors and healthcare professionals in Ahmedabad to add to its strength of 700 full time employees, APCER Life Sciences said in a statement. The company's vision behind the new global services delivery centre in Ahmedabad is to "help our life sciences clients, not just comply but be assured of surpassing drug safety regulations by integrating the latest innovations, technology and digital transformation to support the pharmaceutical companies with ever changing regulations," APCER Life Sciences Chairman Ravi Menon said. APCER Life Sciences has been providing drug safety, medical writing, medical information, regulatory, quality assurance, auditing and technology services to life sciences, pharmaceutical, biologics and consumer product companies since 2007.
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Lupin launches Doxycycline Hyclate tablet in US 19.1.2018 General News
Pharma major Lupin today said it has launched Doxycycline Hyclate Tablet USP, 100 mg in the US market, used for treatment of infections and acne. The company announced launch of its Doxycycline Hyclate Tablet USP, 100 mg having received an approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier, Lupin said in a regulatory filing. The company's drug is the AB rated generic equivalent of Pfizer's Vibra-Tabs, 100 mg, it added. The drug is used in the treatment of infections caused by various microorganisms and as an adjunctive therapy in severe acne. As per IMS MAT November 2017 data, the drug had annual sales of approximately USD 144 million in the US.
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Kolkata Book Fair: Sales likely to rebound in 2018 19.1.2018 HBL: Home
Sales from Kolkata Book Fair, which had dropped in 2017 as a fallout of demonetisation, is likely to witness a rebound in 2018.According to Tridib Chatterjee, General Secretary of Publishers & B...
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Industry & Academia should work towards making India leader in global Digital Space 19.1.2018 General News
Industry & Academia should work towards making India leader in global Digital Space
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Five cyber-security trends to watch out for in 2018 19.1.2018 General News
Initiatives such as cashless economy and Adhaar linkage to various government-run programmes have pushed India forward on the path of digital transformation.However, the push for 'Digital India' has created a fair and firm ground for innovation and experimentation - a good thing but one with a rider as it calls for incorporating security right at the beginning.A steep rise in cyber-attacks in 2017 is the proof of impending dangers and clearly indicates how the future is going to look like. The overall security landscape in 2018 will be an extension of what we witnessed in 2017 through ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and NotPetya.In PwC's opinion, Sivarama Krishnan, Cyber Security Leader, PwC India lists five trends that will define the cyber security landscape in India in 2018:Privacy and Personal Data Protection:Privacy and personal data protection will be the focus in 2018. Growing number of organizations are now processing Aadhaar-related information and personally identifiable
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Five cyber-security trends to watch out for in 2018 19.1.2018 Sify Finance
Initiatives such as cashless economy and Adhaar linkage to various government-run programmes have pushed India forward on the path of digital transformation.
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Days with Dadu 19.1.2018 BusinessLine - BL Ink
UHOO, UHOOOO, UHOOOOO. Dadu was coughing loudly. I ran to him with a glass of water. He gulped it and stared at me. “Thanks...uh...uhh...” As usual, he had forgotten my name. But soon enough, he r...
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Carry on, bal doc 19.1.2018 Hindu: Crafts
Why India’s children are the present and future of the country
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Jio committed to use Open Source technologies to better consumer experience 19.1.2018 Sify Finance
Reliance Jio is committed to contribute and use Open Source technologies to better its consumer experience, the company's Director and Board Member Akash Ambani said here on Friday.
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Why art needs to stay in class 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
A new arts conference will discuss its relevance in school, as it improves critical thinking, cognitive ability and concentration. Plus, four global cues we need to follow
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Industry & Academia should work towards making India leader in global Digital Space 19.1.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEIT) on yesterday organized a day long workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its applications for good governance.
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WHO Gets to Work: 2018 a Litmus Test for New Team 19.1.2018 The Wire

Ambitious priorities, strained budgets and a changing political order dominate the World Health Organisation's upcoming annual executive board meet in Geneva.

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Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologies 19.1.2018 General News
Internet titans Google and Tencent today signalled possible future collaboration on developing new technologies as the US and Chinese firms announced a long-term patent-sharing agreement. The companies gave no details on the scope or nature of the potential cooperation but said in a joint statement that they "are open to deeper collaboration in the future on innovative new technologies". "By working together on agreements such as this, tech companies can focus on building better products and services for their users," Google's head of patents, Mike Lee, was quoted saying. Sam Xu, head of intellectual property at Tencent, added that the patent agreement would "advance the collaboration between two leading technology companies". California-based Google already has similar cross- licensing tie-ups with Samsung, LG and others, which are typical industry arrangements between corporations designed to minimise patent infringements. But any cooperation between the US search ...
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IT min expresses concern on espionage from imported equipment 19.1.2018 General News
Expressing concern over spying via devices imported from "not-so-friendly country", Minister of State for IT Alphons Kannanthanam today called for a re- look at the government's procurement process which favours the lowest bidders. "I am a little scared about lot of equipments being imported into India from not-so-friendly country. I hope you understand what I mean. I don't have to name them," Kannanthanam said while speaking at Cyber Surakshit Bharat CISO Conclave. He said equipment from the unfriendly nation can be switched off with a press of a button or voice command and there is a need to cleverly deal with it. "We buy the cheapest equipment which comes from somewhere. Do we need to really relook at our L1 (lowest bidder) procedures, where we buy from the lowest quoted guys, whose objective possibly is to spy on you and our country? I think we need to relook at it at this point of time, " Kannanthanam said. Spying these days, he said, has become easier with ...
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Sluggish rooftop solar scheme spurs govt to work on new plan 19.1.2018 General News
Concerned over the inactivity in the country's rooftop solar programme, the government today said only one GW rooftop solar capacity has been set up against the target of 40 GW and a new plan is in the making to end the shortcomings. "We have set a target of installing 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022. And of this, 60 GW would come through ground-mounted and 40 GW has to come through rooftop. "But as we speak today, against this target we have set up around 16 GW of ground-mounted and 1 GW of rooftop solar. So if I can admit...I can say that our rooftop programme is not doing really well," Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Secretary Anand Kumar said here. He was speaking at a workshop on rooftop solar organised by CII. He enumerated reasons like clash of interest between discoms and high-end consumers for the inactivity in the rooftop programme. "There is a clash of interest between discoms and high- end consumers. Discoms charge at higher rate for high-end ...
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Jio committed to use Open Source technologies to better consumer experience 19.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Reliance Jio is committed to contribute and use Open Source technologies to better its consumer experience, the company's Director and Board Member Akash Ambani said here on Friday.
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Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust wins prestigious UNWTO Award 19.1.2018 General News
Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust, a community owned and managed venture promoted by RBS Foundation India and Indian Grameen Services on the banks of Chilika Lake in Odisha, has won the prestigious United Nations World Tourism Organisation Awards. The trust was honoured with the coveted award for "Innovation in Tourism Enterprise" at the 14th UNWTO Awards ceremony held in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, RBS Foundation India said in a release. The villagers of Mangalajodi, once associated with poaching of birds, stand as true defenders of wildlife in the region today. The change was orchestrated by a coordinated effort in implementing an awareness campaign on the importance of preserving natural species and the benefits associated with wildlife tourism, the release said. Owing to unsustainable levels of poaching, in 2000 the arrival of migratory birds in Mangalajodi, 75 km from here had dropped to 5000 and now the number has soared to over three lakh in the region, it said. Other
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