Enterprise

ICANN, Global Internet Authority has been Hacked!
ICANN the arbiter and overseer of the entire Internet’s domains and web addresses has been hacked, potentially compromising names, email addresses, passwords, and more info. ICANN short for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers wrote in a blog post usernames and encrypted passwords for profiles on its ICANN.org site have been compromised by an unauthorized party. The global internet authority revealed in an email to Motherboard that investigations are currently going on. Accounts containing usernames, email add...
Corporate Gamification! Microsoft adds Incents’s FantasySalesTeam to its shopping basket
Microsoft announced the acquisition of Gamification software developer Incent Games. This company also happens to be the developers of FantasySalesTeam, a sales gamification platform. It will work as a startup with winning way of utilizing game play to increase the performance track of sales team. The sales gamification was founded by Incent Games in the year 2012, and it has raised $1.4 million through external funds from investors. It grants organizations, the permission to run contests similar to ones initiated in fantasy spo...
IBM Watson Adds Patient Care to Impressive Resume
CVS Health and IBM have come together to use IBM Watson’s predictive analytics and cognitive computing to stop patients suffering from a chronic illness from having a medical emergency in the future. The supercomputer will use powerful algorithms and analyze data from medical health records, fitness devices, drug prescriptions, and other things to warn health officials of potential problems before it gets to that point. Under this partnership between the two companies, they’ll develop a platform that CVS Health will use internally to...
Nokia Sells HERE Mapping Business to Audi, BMW, and Mercedes for $3 billion
Nokia confirmed it will sell its HERE maps unit to a German motoring consortium made up of BMW, Audi, and Mercedes for around 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion). According to Nokia, the transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016 and is subject to regulatory approvals. Companies like Baidu and Uber were initially said to be amongst the potential buyers of Nokia’s digital mapping and location services business, albeit in recent weeks the German automakers emerged as leading acquirers, and perhaps, the only bidders. ...
Microsoft re-enters the game with a huge roar – Windows 10
Microsoft, the software Goliath and a leading name in the world of technologies and software, is back with its most anticipated project. On Wednesday, it unveiled a new operating system Windows 10 with an accompanying fastest browser- Microsoft Edge that is all set to give tough competition to its arch- rivals Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc. Yes dear folks, Windows 10 are finally here. At some instance of time, we all felt as this day might never come. It felt like we all had to spend our lives in eternity with the nightmare...
Smart Storage Startup Qumulo Grabs a Healthy $40 million Investment
Earlier this month, Qumulo (pronounced as cume-u-low), a Seattle-based stealth storage startup not so secretly announced a $40 million B round investment to its gilded, rich coffers. The smart storage company grabbed a healthy from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), with participation from existing inventors Madrona Venture Group, Highland Capital and Valhalla Partners who had previously added $27 million in a Series A funding round. Company co-founder and CEO Peter Godman had previously cut his smart storage teeth dur...
The all-new Office Suite, it’s like you won’t even miss your keyboard, says Microsoft
Microsoft on February 4, 2015 rolled out early versions of its Office suite designed for Windows 10, software that is optimized for touch-friendliness and compatibility with devices of every category and screen sizes. The desktop edition of Office 2016 for Windows 10 (Word, OneNote, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) is expected to ship this year. The new Office apps will be pre-installed on tablets and smartphones running Windows 10, and will also be available for download from Windows Store for other devices. The Word app will let...
Google Steps Up to Battle Apple Pay
For years, technology companies have promised to revive mobile payments, persuading people to put away their credit cards and pay with mobile phones instead. But in the past few months, with the release of Apple’s Apple Pay app, Samsung’s LoopPay, Google Wallet, and more new entries jumping in, the mobile payment space has turned into a grid for a loomingaggressive war. Now, Google’s acquisition of a new technology and its new partnership with US cellular carriers could mean Apple Pay is finally going to face some fierce competitio...
BlackBerry Sketches Out IoT Strategy
With BlackBerry rolling out its latest cloud-based Internet of Things platform, the Canadian handset maker is maneuvering to power its far reaching technology portfolio. The latest IoT platform is a mix of Blackberry’s QNX software system for connected devices and its widely acclaimed protected network infrastructure. Blackberry is looking to provide its customers the chance to structure IoT applications in a protected, competent and versatile way. In this way, it has developed its supreme security and reliability to developing IoT...
Slack, A Group Chat on Steroids Valued at $1.2 Billion
How can one irksome idea for an enterprise company turn into a buzzing hive of a startup in Silicon Valley? Ask Stewart Butterfield, co-founder of Flicker and instant classic cult Glitch, and now chief executive of Slack, a communication startup valued at more than $1.2 billion. Reaching such massive numbers in valuation in less than 8 months is something quite unheard of. Let’s talk about Slack and how it has taken the enterprise world by storm. The Origin Slack is basically a chat room like internal communication tool for busin...