Public Internet Registry, Digital Empowerment Foundation To Help Indian NGOs With Free Website, Domain...

The Public Interest Registry (PIR) has partnered with the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF) to host a series of eNGO Workshops – training programs to help NGOs develop and manage an online presence – across India. Earlier...

India’s Escorts Group Is Replacing Its ERP Infrastructure With IBM Hardware

The Escorts Group, an Indian engineering conglomerate, is replacing its existing ERP system infrastructure with a workload-optimized hardware solution from IBM. Escorts is replacing its existing HP PA-RISC servers with IBM Power 750 Express...

Health Industry Under-Prepared to Protect Patient Privacy: PwC

A majority of health organizations are under-prepared to protect patient privacy and secure data as new uses for digital health information emerge, and access to confidential patient information expands, according to...

Mossi & Ghisolfi Gets Enterprise Cloud Solutions From Verizon, Deloitte

Global chemical engineering company Mossi & Ghisolfi (M&G) has chosen a cloud-based solution developed and deployed by Verizon and Deloitte for its IT infrastructure. M&G had already outsourced key IT resources, viewing the...

Accenture Settles With Department of Justice, Pays $63.68M

Accenture has agreed with the U.S. Department of Justice to settle a lawsuit originally filed in 2006 (United States ex rel. Norman Rille and Neal Roberts v. Accenture LLP) for $63.68...

74 Per Cent Of All Adults Have Gone Online To Look For Healthcare-related Information

A  Harris Poll finds that three quarters or 74 per cent of all adults have gone online at some time to look for health information, and that 60 per cent have...

Worldwide SaaS Adaptation And Growth Snapshot

Worldwide software as a service (SaaS) revenue is on pace to reach $12.1 billion in 2011, a 20.7 per cent increase from 2010 of $10 billion, according to Gartner. The North...

Worldwide Semiconductor Sales Slowing Rapidly; 2011 Revenue to Decline 0.1 Percent

Worldwide semiconductor revenue has slowed in 2011, and the market is on pace to have revenue total $299 billion, a decline of 0.1 per cent from 2010, according to Gartner. This...

Gmail is Now a Viable Alternative to Microsoft in the Enterprise Email Market

After being in the market for five years, Google's enterprise Gmail is building momentum with commercial organizations with more than 5,000 seats, and it now presents a viable alternative to Microsoft...

Facebook’s IPO Late Next Year?

According to media reports, Facebook is expecting to set its IPO wheels in motion in the later half of next year,  and not April 2012 as was widely believed. Here are some key...

Cyber Crime Incidents Escalate For The Indian Government

According to recently available  figures, incidents of cyber crimes have been escalating for the Indian government. Lets look at the number of government websites that were hacked in India. Year Number 2011 (till June) 117 2010 252 2009 119 2008 90 This data...

Teradyne Acquires LitePoint Corporation

Teradyne announced it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase privately held LitePoint Corporation, a provider of production line test equipment for wireless products, including smart phones, tablets and WiFi-enabled PCs,...

We Need 1.2 Million STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Students

The U.S. will have more than 1.2 million job openings in STEM-related fields by 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, and, unfortunately, there will be a significant shortage of...

Quick take on E-Commerce in Brazil

Zia Daniell Wigder, principal analyst, and research director with Forrester, talks about the e-commerce ecosystem in Brazil. Read about it here. Some of the key findings include: a] Multi-channel functionality is catching up. "While there...

Groupon Expands In Southeast Asia

Groupon has launched Groupon Malaysia via acquisition of the daily deal site GroupsMore. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Rob Solomon (President and COO, Groupon):  We will continue to help shape...