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Splice Software Releases Voice Apps for Amazon Alexa Skills

Splice Software, a provider of automated customer communication solutions, today released data-driven voice applications for devices that run Amazon Alexa’s Skills, including the Echo and Echo Dot. Using existing APIs that enable simplified deployment processes, the apps aim to give businesses the means with which to automatically interact with, and engage, customers in their homes. It’s no secret that voice-activated ... Read More »

Single-purpose apps are dead, long live multi-purpose software

We’re living in a world where every single facet of our lives, both personally and professionally, can be managed by an app. From standalone grammar checkers to email hunters to digital project boards, there’s an app for every function imaginable. This current state of specialization has now fully hit its stride. The ability to offer specific software on-demand at lower costs — the ... Read More »

TCS releases software kit for banks to make their own apps

Image: Shutterstock Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India’s biggest and one of the world’s largest IT companies, has released a software kit that banks can use to quickly build their own mobile apps. The release reflects the larger effort among India’s biggest software services companies to turn themselves into vendors of smart software solutions that help customers solve business problems quickly, ... Read More »

Internet Trends report underscores India’s mobile obsession, Jio disruption

The volume of wireless broadband data consumed by Indians has risen sharply—from less than 200 million GB a month in June 2016 to around 1.3 billion GB a month in March 2017, according to the Internet Trends 2017 report by Kleiner Perkins. Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: The volume of wireless broadband data consumed by Indians has risen sharply, from less ... Read More »

Smartphones, the gadgets of choice for Gen Z

Smartphones seem to be the gadget of choice for the youth of today, according to the Tata Consultancy Services’ Gen Z survey, which was done among 12,000 students in the 12-18 age group. Both boys and girls consider it the most important gadget. With an average of 67%, laptops and desktops come next. The order of preference doesn’t change until ... Read More »

Elon Musk ‘intrigued’ by India’s objective of all-electric cars by 2030

File photo of Elon Musk. HIGHLIGHTS Earlier, Piyush Goyal had said the country is looking at an all-electric fleet by 2030 India indeed is at the cusp of being a viable market for selling products which make use of clean energy Carmakers though are looking at electric push with a sense of caution, even as China look to storm in ... Read More »

Astrology as a Service Shows How Tech Is Disrupting Everything

HIGHLIGHTS Astrology software providers have grown significantly in India Vedic Rishi is providing APIs anyone can use for apps Some of its biggest customers are matrimonial websites Chandan Tiwari is the founder of Vedic Rishi, an astrology-technology services provider with an API anyone can plug into an app or website to provide users with horoscopes, predictions, and astrological calculations. Tiwari, an ... Read More »

Apple App Developers, Many Of Them Indians, Earned Over $70 Billion

Across India, Apple supports over 640,000 iOS app developer jobs and other positions. Cupertino (California): The global developer community, including many from India, has earned over $70 billion since the App Store’s launch in 2008, Apple announced on Thursday. “$70 billion earned by developers is simply mind-blowing. We are amazed at all of the great new apps our developers create ... Read More »

Skoda Karoq Compact SUV Teased Ahead Of Official Debut

While we’ve already told you the date when Skoda plans to showcase its new new compact SUV -the Karoq, there are a few details that the Czech car maker has let on just before the official unveil. The replacement of the Yeti is more or less a baby Kodiaq and that’s why it has a striking character and features crystalline ... Read More »

Indus OS, Delta ID to Launch Aadhaar-Authenticated Operating System

Multi-lingual domestic operating system brand Indus OS and iris scanning technology provider Delta ID on Monday announced to launch the Aadhaar-authenticated operating system (OS) for the Indian users. The first ever Aadhaar-authenticated OS uses iris-biometric technology for a secure identification and authentication modality. “We look forward to our partnership with Delta ID, the market leaders in iris-based authentication technology, and ... Read More »