Apurva Venkat

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Ozonetel enables instant cloud telephony for Shopify stores

Ozonetel has launched KOOKOO interactive assistant, an omni-channel widget, to instantly switch between voice calls, chat sessions and social media at a click of a button.

HDFC Bank restores older mobile banking app after a buggy week

A week after the new version of HDFC Bank's mobile banking app failed to work for Android and iOS, it's back to the older version.  

N Nataraj wins Mahatma Gandhi Leadership Award at British Parliament 

The former winner of Hall of Fame special award from IDG is among the 30 global achievers who were awarded at the British Parliament in London. 

WhatsApp India head Abhijit Bose to focus on business connect

WhatsApp has announced the appointment of Abhijit Bose to lead its unit in India, after an eight month long search.

YES BANK’s resignation spree: R Chandrashekar steps down from the board

This is the third resignation in a week after the NRC started reviewing the performance of board members.

Hyderabad Metro Rail’s ‘TSavaari’, a one-stop app for commuters

‘TSavaari’, the app developed by L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad), not just allows passengers to plan their journey better, but at the same time doubles as an advertising platform for companies. 

At Manipal Hospitals, AI is being used to personalize cancer care

Manipal Hospitals has tied up with Watson for Oncology to provide personalized treatment recommendations for cancer patients. 

Darshan Appayanna joins Trent Hypermarket as Head-Digital and IT

Darshan Appayanna has joined Trent Hypermarket, a joint venture between Tata Group and Tesco as Head of Digital and IT. 

Fortis Healthcare appoints Ajay Vij as new CIO

Ajay Vij has been named as the new Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Fortis Healthcare, after Veneeth Purushotaman joined Aster DM Healthcare as Group CIO.

Will Aadhaar linking to telecoms and banks be mandatory again?

Mandatory linking of Aadhaar to banks and telecom companies could be restored by passing a Parliament approved legislation, says Arun Jaitley. 

Sankarson Banerjee joins RBL bank as CIO 

Former chief technology officer at NSE, Sankarson Banerjee has joined Ratnakar Bank as CIO. 

Aadhaar verdict: Constitutionally valid, with restrictions on who can seek the data

Aadhaar constitutionally valid; mandatory for certain government services, not for private companies including telcos and payments banks.