Free Press Journal
  • Over 180 million Windows threats detected in Q2 2018: Quick Heal

    Pune: Global IT security firm Quick Heal Technologies on Wednesday said it detected more than 180 million threats on Windows devices of individual and enterprise users between April and June of this year. More than two million malware, 16,000 ransomware, 13,000 cryptomining malware, 141,000 exploits, and 40,488 potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) and adware were detected on a daily basis, according to the quarterly threat report released by Quick Heal Technologies and its enterprise security brand

  • Microsoft AI platform, Azure Cloud to power HCL’s ‘Lab 21’

    San Francisco: To help enterprise customers in areas such as Business Intelligence, Big Data and Advanced Analytics, HCL Technologies on Wednesday announced a dedicated state-of-the-art technology development centre.

  • India and Israel: Discovering new drivers to accelerate relation

    Focus on Israel-India relations has increased multi-fold over years. All thanks to both Prime Ministers of both nations visiting each other. There are, however, some strategic industry segments that both countries are interested where collaborations can take place. Nimrod Assouline, Deputy Chief of Mission, who holds a double masters from Tel Aviv University on Jewish History and International Relations, talks about the collaboration possibilities.

  • India will become self-sufficient in pulses, oilseeds, says Agriculture Minister

    New Delhi : Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday exuded confidence that India will become self- sufficient in pulses and oilseeds production in the coming years with the government taking steps to boost yields through use of better quality seeds and technologies.

  • ‘IT to layoff up to 2 lakh engineers annually for next 3 yrs’

    Bengaluru : Executive search firm Head Hunters India on Sunday said the job cuts in IT sector will be between 1.75 lakh and 2 lakh annually for next three years due to under-preparedness in adapting to newer technologies.

  • ‘India most vulnerable to cyber attacks’

    Former detective and unit commander in Israel police, Marc Kahlberg, was on a business trip to Mumbai recently. The 53-year-old Kahlberg was involved in training and advising Israel’s police units as well as international police agencies and organisations throughout the world since 1998.
    Marc has spent over 20 years conducting field research on the relations between the Palestinian Islamists, jihadists and Israel. He is the writer of many white papers which have been

  • Govt gives nod to set up 4 SEZs

    New Delhi :  The government has given approval to set up four new special economic zones including that of Infosys Ltd and Cognizant Technologies Services in the IT sector.

  • New app may spot cancer early

    London: A new app that may help diagnose cancer in patients early by using information about symptoms, signs and images of what to look out for has been launched in the UK, reports.

  • Ratan Tata invests in home rental startup NestAway

    Mumbai : Top industrialist Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount in home rental company NestAway Technologies, a statement said. This is Tata’s eighth personal investment in a startup in 2016 so far. He has invested in over 20 startups.

  • ‘Bureaucracy alone can’t be blamed for project delays’

    Mumbai: Emphasising that the bureaucracy cannot be blamed completely for delay in awarding projects, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said political support is also needed to execute projects.

  • Quick Heal to hit markets today with Rs 451-cr IPO

    New Delhi :  Software provider Quick Heal Technologies will hit the capital markets on Monday to raise Rs 451 crore through an initial public offering (IPO).

  • Cognizant buys US firm to boost digital services

    New York : IT major Cognizant has acquired privately-held KBACE Technologies for an undisclosed amount, a move aimed at strengthening its digital offering.

  • HCL Tech Q2 net at Rs 1,920 cr; sees strong pipeline ahead

    New Delhi: Software services major HCL Technologies posted 0.2 % rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 1,920 crore for the December quarter, impacted by investments made on new generation technologies. The company, which follows July-June fiscal year, reported 11.4 % growth in revenue at Rs 10,341 crore in the said quarter.  “We have seen broad-based growth across sectors and business lines. Our investments and focus on BEYONDigital, Next –Gen ITO and

  • HCL Tech to buy Volvo’s IT biz for $138 mn

    New Delhi : HCL Technologies will buy Swedish commercial vehicles major Volvo Group’s external IT business for $138 million (around Rs 895 crore) in an all cash deal. Volvo Group will also outsource its IT infrastructure operations to HCL Technologies for an undisclosed contract value for five years.

  • Dr Reddy’s teams up with Purdue University for drug research

    Hyderabad : The US-based Purdue University has signed a MoU with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Limited (DRL) to forge a strong strategic partnership in a range of research areas and novel technologies in the field of pharmaceutical processes and product development.

  • Upgrade system for safety of women in trains: High Court to Rlys

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked railways to upgrade its system so as to prevent crime against women in local trains and on platforms and consider forming an expert committee to study advanced technologies globally.

  • FTIL signs new pact to sell 16.6% stake in IEX for Rs 357 cr

    New Delhi:  Financial Technologies India Ltd (FTIL) said it has entered into a new share purchase agreement with four companies to sell 16.6 per cent stake in Indian Energy Exchange Ltd (IEX) for Rs 357.06 crore. The earlier agreement that was signed on November 5, 2014 “stands terminated” and the new agreement will be closed within 60 days, subject to certain technology-related conditions and regulatory approvals, it said in a BSE filing.

  • FTIL must absorb NSEL’s liabilities of over Rs 5k cr

    Corp Affairs Ministry issues draft order on the merger of the beleaguered NSEL with parent company “as the exchange is not left with any viable, sustainable business while FTIL has necessary resources to facilitate speedy recovery of dues” (more…)

  • STEEP FINES IN NEW ROAD SAFETY DRAFT BILL

    It aims to make provisions for enforcement of modern safety technologies and  creation of a motor accident fund for immediate relief to accident victims (more…)