HVS and ANAROCK join forces to tap into India’s $210 bn hospitality market

HVS partners ANAROCK to tap into India’s $210 billion hospitality market

Under this partnership, the combined entity HVS ANAROCK will focus on brokerage, feasibility studies, operator searches, appraisals, executive search and other hospitality sector consulting and advisory services throughout South Asia.
Intuit appoints Sanket Atal as VP and Managing Director of India Development Center

Intuit appoints Sanket Atal as VP and Managing Director of India Development Center

American financial software maker Intuit has appointed Sanket Atal as Vice President and Managing Director of the India Development Center (IDC).
TRANSSION India appoints Arijeet Talapatra as its new CEO

TRANSSION India appoints Arijeet Talapatra as its new CEO

Arijeet is associated with TRANSSION since its entry in the Indian market and has spearheaded the sales, distribution and retail functions of the company in his role as Senior Vice President – National Head, Sales, Distribution & Retail.
Bangalore based startup Knudge.me raises  funding from Indian Angel Network

Bangalore based startup Knudge.me raises funding from Indian Angel Network

Knudge.me aims to create a global edutainment platform from India and is currently focusing on helping people improve their English skills.
Fintech startup Rubique ropes in Essar Oil CFO Anup Vikal to advisory board

Fintech startup Rubique ropes in Essar Oil CFO Anup Vikal to advisory board

As a strategic advisor, Anup will provide mentorship and guidance to Rubique’s team for achieving business growth and scaling up to reach deeper business pockets in the country.
WhatsApp, WhatsApp Group, Telegram, WhatsApp new features

WhatsApp adds 6 new features to Groups to bolster user’s experience

WhatsApp has added Group description, Admin controls, Group catch up and Participant search features to revamp Groups.
Faisal Husain, Co-founder and CEO, Synechron

RegTech can transform regulations and compliance scenario in India: Synechron CEO Faisal Husain

Technology that deals with – RegTech– is still at a nascent stage in India. However, it is already aiming to achieve digitization that would reduce the compliance cost to a bare minimum.
BSNL, MoU, SAP, GST, Software

SAP signs MoU with BSNL to boost sale of GST software in rural India

Government-run telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited () and SAP SE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly offer GST solutions to enterprises across India.
Nikhil Taneja, Managing Director-India, SAARC & Middle East, Radware

DDoS protection is as good as your SLA, so ask these questions to your DDoS vendor

Many vendors make expansive marketing claims about mitigation capabilities, but when it comes to making contractual commitments to performance, the claims vaporize into thin air. It is fair to say that DDoS protection is only as good as your SLA.
Artificial Intelligence, analytics to help telcos improve customer satisfaction levels: Here’s how

Artificial Intelligence, analytics to help telcos improve customer satisfaction levels: Here’s how

Smartphone users interact with telecom operators across multiple touch points. This takes on average 2.2 attempts and 4.1 days to successfully complete an interaction. Artificial intelligence and data analytics can positively disrupt this.
Airtel terms Jio complaint over Apple Watch eSim as frivolous

Airtel terms Jio complaint over Apple Watch eSim as frivolous

Terming the recent complaint of Jio to Department of Telecom (DoT) against its eSim service on Apple Watch as “another frivolous complaint by a desperate operator”
Blockchain based startup SpringRole raises $1.3 million private funding

Blockchain based startup SpringRole raises $1.3 million private funding

Early investors in SpringRole include AlphaBlock Investments, DNA (Brock Pierce and Scott Walker’s blockchain investment and consulting firm), Isaac Lee’s BlockWater and Wavemaker Genesis.
Clover Infotech deploys Oracle ERP Cloud to enhance financial data analysis

Clover Infotech deploys Oracle ERP Cloud to enhance financial data analysis

Oracle ERP Cloud has addressed business challenges associated with the changing laws on taxation, GST and its impact on end customers, says Clover Infotech.
Vodafone 4G now covers 600 towns in South Gujarat

Vodafone 4G now covers 600 towns in South Gujarat

With the roll out of over 4500 new sites, Vodafone services are now present in over 2800 towns in Gujarat.
Coolpad sues Xiaomi over patent violations

Coolpad sues Xiaomi over patent violations

Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad said that its unit has sued three group firms of Xiaomi for several patent Infringements.
Knowlarity acquires cloud telephony business of Sunoray Solutions

Knowlarity acquires cloud telephony business of Sunoray Solutions

Knowlarity Communications has acquired Mumbai headquartered Sunoray Solution's cloud telephony business, for an undisclosed amount.
Ameen Khwaja, Founder & CEO, LatestOne.com

Walmart Flipkart Deal is good for Indian e-commerce industry: LatestOne.com CEO Ameen Khwaja

Walmart Flipkart deal is a positive development for the Indian e-commerce industry, said  Ameen Khwaja, Founder & CEO, LatestOne.com.
Walmart Flipkart Deal: Consumers should not expect major changes in their shopping experience, says Gartner

Walmart Flipkart Deal: Consumers should not expect major changes in their shopping experience, says Gartner

Consumers should not expect significant changes in their shopping experience. However, user choice should be improved, with a greater range of Walmart private labels differentiating the merchandise.