Month: February 2018

Bengaluru’s 1st Tier-4 data center launched by CtrlS

Tier-4 data center, CtrlS, ctrls Tier-4 Banking Community CloudCtrlS has launched Bengaluru’s 1st Tier-4 data center (also certified as World’s 1st LEED Platinum certified Green data center) in Bengaluru’s Electronic City. The CtrlS Tier4 Data Center, which will provide mission-critical data center services to India’s leading internet, banking, insurance, and other clients, was launched at a grand event, and was attended by Shri Priyank Kharge, Hon’ble Minister for IT, BT, S&T, Government of Karnataka; Margarent Anderson, Senior VP, SAP Labs India; Sameer Garde, President, CISCO; and Prakash Mallya, Managing Director, Intel India, and other IT industry leaders.

The new CtrlS data center will provide India’s growing tech giants with reliable, robust data management and distribution networks, with near 0% downtime, 100% redundancy and Industry’s lowest PUE of 1.35.

Shri Priyank Kharge, Minister for IT, BT, and S&T, Government of Karnataka, spoke at the launch, and said, “I am happy that CtrlS latest data center is being situated in Bengaluru. Our city, which is already the leader in software services is also fast becoming a hub for global organizations and I’m sure the CtrlS datacenter will be the start of an ecosystem….Read More


DIGISOL brings “DG-SC6502SA” IP CCTV Dome Camera with PoE, Audio & Micro SD Slot

DIGISOL brings “DG-SC6502SA” IP CCTV Dome CameraDIGISOL Systems has announced the release of the new Dome IP CCTV Camera with PoE, Audio and SD card slot for use in home/office security and monitoring applications. The DIGISOL DG-SC6502SA offers the latest compression technology with a CMOS sensor and a real-time image processing hardware. With its high-performance / H.265/ H.264 compression, users can stream high-quality video at low-bandwidth and storage capacity requirements. DIGISOL IP camera offers home users effective surveillance solutions alternative to traditional analogue CCTV units, which are expensive to install and are outdated technology.

According to the company, the Modular Design and aesthetic looks of the camera help to be recessed easily into suspended ceilings or wall-mounted with no need for an additional mounting brackets. DG-SC6502SA supports Power over Ethernet, which helps in easy installation by eliminating the need of a dedicated power source for the camera.

DG-SC6502SA has infrared for better visibility under no light environment. If the environment light is not sufficient enough to view the camera then the IR LED’s are triggered ON automatically for better visibility.Read More



Zebronics launches “Passion” portable Bluetooth Speaker at Rs.899/-

Zebronics launches “Passion” portable Bluetooth SpeakerZebronics has announced the addition of another product to its category of portable BT speakers, Passion –lightweight and fabric finished, loaded with handy features for an alluring musical experience.

According to the company, the speaker comes with a built-in FM Radio function and provides 2 hours of playtime with built-in battery. Users can also connect their micro SD card to the speaker and can even play their much-listened playlist from their smartphone directly, just by connecting the AUX cable in the designated input.

It is a Truly Handy with a strap and easy to control operations with Play/pause, call function and Mode change buttons.

Zebronics CEO Pradeep Doshi further said, “Our extensive range of portable speakers truly defines our brand philosophy – Always ahead. With Passion, we boom the sound to yet another level.”Read More



Is WhatsApp is secure in Group Chats

Is WhatsApp is secure in Group ChatsWhatsApp is an extremely popular mobile messaging service with more than 1 billion daily users. It is really an amazing figure, and the company prides itself in the apparent security it affords all of those users. Some of your most personal moments are shared with WhatsApp, which is why WhatsApp had built end-to-end encryption into the latest versions of the app. When end-to-end encrypted, your messages, photos, videos, voice messages, documents, and calls are secured from falling into the wrong hands.

Now, the tech giants and researchers are questioning on the Encryption standard, as there are multi-million user’s database are there, is the WhatsApp server is using the ultimate solution whose popularity is increasing day by day, a million dollar question arises on end-to-end encryption. Not to forget WhatsApp has implemented Moxie Marlinspike’s code , which he wrote for Signal.

Ideally, WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption ensures only you and the person you’re communicating with can read what is sent, and nobody in between, not even WhatsApp. Your messages should be in your hands. That’s why WhatsApp says, they doesn’t store your messages on their servers once we deliver them, and end-to-end encryption means that WhatsApp and third parties can’t read them anyway….Read More



PNB detects Rs 11,300 cr worth fraudulent transactions

PNB detects Rs 11,300 cr worth fraudulent transactionsPunjab National Bank (PNB) said on Wednesday that it had detected some “fraudulent and unauthorized” transactions worth about $1.77 billion (about Rs 11, 300 crore) at one of its branches in Mumbai.

In a communique to the Bombay Stock Exchange, the bank said the transactions were “for the benefit of a few select account holders with their apparent connivance” and that “based on these transactions other banks appear to have advanced money to these customers abroad.”

PNB, a state run public sector bank and country’s second-biggest state-run lender and fourth-biggest overall by assets, did not name the people involved but said it had reported the deals to law enforcement agencies and would evaluate later whether it faces any liability arising out of the transactions.

“In the bank these transactions are contingent in nature and liability arising out of these on the bank shall be decided based on the law and genuineness of underlying transactions,” PNB said, without giving further details…Read More



Xiaomi unveils Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro in India

Xiaomi unveils Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro in IndiaXiaomi has announced the launch of three new products – Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro and Xiaomi Mi TV.

According to the company, these latest additions to Redmi Note series will exceed expectations in terms of design, camera and performance.

In a significant move for Xiaomi globally, Mi TV is making its way outside of China for the first time ever. Mi LED Smart TV 4 138.8cm (55”) is the world’s thinnest LED TV at just 4.9mm slim, and comes with an intelligent content – first PatchWall software completely redesigned from the ground up for India. Starting from Rs.39,999, Mi LED TV 4 is set to completely transform the TV industry in India.

Commenting on the launch, Manu Jain, Vice-President, Xiaomi and Managing Director, Xiaomi India, said, “At Xiaomi, we work with the value of providing best specs, highest quality at honest pricing for all. All our products are perfect examples of our values and we have worked hard to outperform each time. We are excited to kick off 2018 with three exciting products – Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note Pro and Mi LED TV 4 – and hope that Mi fans will enjoy the new technology we are bringing to the table. 2017 was an incredible year in the chapter of Xiaomi India and we will work endlessly to make 2018 equally exciting for our users….Read More



Bullet train work set to start from June 2018

Bullet train work set to start from June 2018One of the major projects of Modi Government, the bullet train project in India appears to move ahead with speed. As the civil work on the 508-km-long Mumbai-Ahmadabad high-speed rail corridor (MAHSR) has been fast-tracked to begin in June this year and the railway authorities have also reduced the deadline to August 15, 2022, from 2023.

An official of the implementing body, National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL), said, “Geo-technical surveys have already been done and civil works will begin in June 2018 after receiving the green signal for the entire corridor.”

Tests have also been carried out beneath the seabed for the underground section of the project, which extends from Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) to Boisar. Of the 21km underground, almost 7km will be beneath the sea….Read More