Vishal Chawla

Correspondent
IDG Media

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Technical debt can slow IT to a crawl: Dr. Bill Curtis, Cast Software

Businesses today are facing extremely expensive glitches owing to accumulated technical debt across global IT systems, says Dr. Bill Curtis, Chief Scientist at Cast Software and Director of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ).

Digital lenders to face challenges as NPCI suspends eSign-based eMandate

The reason for the suspension of the eMandate is Supreme Court's verdict, which curbs all Aadhaar-based eKYC processes. 

SoftBank to setup India office, appoints Sumer Juneja as Country Head

Sumer Juneja has been a partner at Norwest Venture Partners for nine years and has been involved in driving investments at Quikr, YES BANK, IndusInd Bank, Cholamandalam Finance, Kotak Mahindra Bank and National Stock Exchange.

Google CapitalG's India head Kaushik Anand quits

Under Anand’s leadership, CapitalG had made investments in Indian technology companies such as Freshworks, Cardekho, Practo, Cuemath, Aye Finance in India. 

Choice International scales IT workloads with hyperconvergence

As its client workloads grew, so did IT performance and availability problems, making it clear that the ageing mix of servers and SAN was no longer up to the job. 

Paytm enters Japan with PayPay mobile wallet

Paytm's Japanese mobile wallet service is rolled out in partnership with PayPay Corporation, a joint venture between the Japanese SoftBank and Yahoo Japan. 

Digital payment wallets will be interoperable: RBI's mandate decoded

With the proposed system, digital wallet providers and participants (merchants and users) will be able to settle transactions across all systems in a unified way.

Bandhan Bank gets tangled in violation of RBI norms

As per the RBI licensing terms, the promoters' stake of the bank should have been brought under 40 percent within the first three years of the commencement of its operations. But as on 30th June 2018, the promoter group holds 82.28 percent stake.

ICICI Lombard GIC embeds AI for cashless hospital claims

As the cognitive AI engine is trained to reproduce a doctor’s judgment, the platform helped ICICI Lombard GIC to optimize services, accelerate processes, and make better decisions. 

Why Elon Musk was forced to step down as Tesla chairman

Elon Musk has been forced to leave his position as the chairman of Tesla. While Musk will still continue as CEO of the company, his exit as the chairman has left many shocked and confused over the incident. 

d-FSC, Asli Hero: Hero MotoCorp's digital initiatives raise customer delight

With Digital Free Service Coupon (d-FSC), customers need not carry the physical coupons to avail free service of their two-wheelers. 

Facebook finds Hotstar CEO Ajit Mohan as its next India Head

Ajit Mohan will be heading Facebook India at a time when the company has been facing multiple challenges throughout the globe, particularly those related to user data privacy.