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8/18/2014

Six Ways Technology is Changing How We Travel

By Jason Deign
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Six Ways Technology is Changing How We Travel

8/18/2014
By Jason Deign

1. Where to go Travel used to be about selecting a destination, hoping your luggage would get there with you, then worrying about tummy bugs for the rest of the stay. Now, though, with apps such as TripAdvisor , you can now get a customer-eye’s view of the places you may... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Innovation, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Jason Deign, Internet of Things, Connected Travel

 
8/18/2014

Your Smartphone Takes Its Own Vacation

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Your Smartphone Takes Its Own Vacation

8/18/2014

By Mary Gorges Even in a state with parts of it so remote that a ‘no-screens vacation’ is all part of the experience, it’s getting harder and harder to unplug. Only 730,000 people live in Alaska, but up to two million visit every year, mostly in the summer. And most of... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Connected Travel

 
8/18/2014

Travel by Numbers

By Sue Tabbitt
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Travel by Numbers

8/18/2014
By Sue Tabbitt

The travel industry is currently alight with technology activity – particularly in the area of mobile apps, and even more so where these intersect with consumers' shown preferences and social commentary. It reflects a shift in the way people choose and report back on holidays, which has... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, FOCUS, Connected Travel

 
8/18/2014

How a Hotel Chain Led Green Buildings in India

By Prasanto Kumar Roy
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How a Hotel Chain Led Green Buildings in India

8/18/2014
By Prasanto Kumar Roy

When Hillary Clinton landed in New Delhi in 2009, she drove from the airport to ITC Green Center, a building in the satellite town of Gurgaon. That building, which she called “a monument to the future”, is the headquarters of the hotels division of Kolkata-based conglomerate ITC.... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, India, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Connected Travel

 
6/16/2014

7 Things You Need to Know about the Cloud-In Lyric Form

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7 Things You Need to Know about the Cloud-In Lyric Form

6/16/2014

From the Clouds - Jack Johnson The tech world is  watching from the clouds, and you can’t stop this anyhow -Cisco is ready to bring multiple clouds together by building the world’s largest Global Intercloud a network of clouds... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Power of Cloud

 
6/16/2014

Mobile Cloud Accelerates the Pace of Change

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Mobile Cloud Accelerates the Pace of Change

6/16/2014

by Padmasree Warrior Mobile communications have fundamentally changed the way business works, as organizations all over the world strive to make lasting connections with both their workforce and customers. And when you factor in the added influence of cloud computing, an exciting collision... Continue Reading

Tags: Padmasree Warrior, FOCUS, Power of Cloud

 
6/16/2014

Cloud Set to Burst in India

By Laurence Cruz
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Cloud Set to Burst in India

6/16/2014
By Laurence Cruz

Indian online ticketing giant BookMyShow.com grew out of a simple idea hatched by three vacationing friends: What if you could buy movie tickets online? But simple can be incredibly powerful—especially in a country with 100 million people accessing the mobile Internet via smartphone.... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud, FOCUS, Laurence Cruz, Power of Cloud

 
6/16/2014

Will The Smartphone Become Obsolete?

By Kerry Doyle
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Will The Smartphone Become Obsolete?

6/16/2014
By Kerry Doyle

In the current mobile manufacturing competition, device makers strive to give users a distinct product with unique features. So is it possible to imagine a common, ubiquitous device? That is, a mobile handset virtually the same as every other? Distinguished not by ‘bells & whistles' and... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Kerry Doyle, Power of Cloud

 
6/16/2014

Intercloud and The Internet of Everything

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Intercloud and The Internet of Everything

6/16/2014

Intercloud and The Internet of Everything The Network's Karen Snell talks to Gee Rittenhouse about the latest news on Intercloud at Cisco Live.... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud, FOCUS, Power of Cloud

 
6/16/2014

A Simple Framework for Managing Complex Clouds

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A Simple Framework for Managing Complex Clouds

6/16/2014

I magine this: You are the network administrator for a global enterprise doing business on three continents. When your network goes down, your company loses millions of dollars a day. If hackers were to steal your customer data, regulators could fine you a lot more. You're... Continue Reading

Tags: Cloud, Power of Cloud

 
5/18/2014

Could Mobile Broadband Solve India's Connectivity Problems?

By Jason Deign
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Could Mobile Broadband Solve India's Connectivity Problems?

5/18/2014
By Jason Deign

One of the ironies about India’s technology infrastructure is that it looks a lot better the further away you go. While Indian service providers routinely handle major IT outsourcing tasks for American and European companies, getting even a standard Internet connection can still be a... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, FOCUS, Jason Deign, Innovation in India

 
5/18/2014

Startup Fever Spreads Among Bangalore's Tech-Savvy Millennials

By Laurence Cruz
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Startup Fever Spreads Among Bangalore's Tech-Savvy Millennials

5/18/2014
By Laurence Cruz

A Friday afternoon crowd of young men and women packs a microbrewery. The Wi-Fi is free and the music is loud. Jeans and t-shirts abound. So do cell phones and conversations about technology, startup funding and business strategy. Outside, a black Porsche speeds by. It could be a scene in any... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Laurence Cruz, Innovation in India

 
5/18/2014

India's Rural Mobile "Radio" Network: A Voice Portal for a War Zone

By Prasanto Kumar Roy
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India's Rural Mobile "Radio" Network: A Voice Portal for a War Zone

5/18/2014
By Prasanto Kumar Roy

On a chilly evening in London in March,  Index on Censorship  presented its 2014 Freedom of Expression awards to “the world’s bravest journalists, campaigners and digital innovators.” All eyes were on the Google Digital Activism Award: its nominees included... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, FOCUS, Innovation in India

 
5/18/2014

Lifestyles of the Young and Upwardly Mobile

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Lifestyles of the Young and Upwardly Mobile

5/18/2014

THERE'S A FRENZY OF COLOR, ENERGY AND CHAOS IN BANGALORE. AND IN THIS STARTUP CAPITAL OF INDIA— AN AIR OF POSSIBILITY. WITH A CHIC, ENTREPRENEURIAL AND AFFLUENTIAL CULTURE BREWING. IT'S A GROWING CLASS OF UPWARDLY MOBILE, SIPPING COCKTAILS IN U.B. CITY... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, FOCUS, Innovation in India

 
5/18/2014

Connecting India: Bangalore Entrepreneurs Seize Mobile Opportunity

By Laurence Cruz
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Connecting India: Bangalore Entrepreneurs Seize Mobile Opportunity

5/18/2014
By Laurence Cruz

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Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Laurence Cruz, Innovation in India

 
5/18/2014

Quiz! Test Your Knowledge about Tech Trends in India

By Kirsten Chiala
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Quiz! Test Your Knowledge about Tech Trends in India

5/18/2014
By Kirsten Chiala

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Tags: APAC/GC/J, FOCUS, Kirsten Chiala, Innovation in India

 
5/12/2014

Indian Mobile Payment Market Poised for Massive Growth

By Mary Ann Azevedo
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Indian Mobile Payment Market Poised for Massive Growth

5/12/2014
By Mary Ann Azevedo

The mobile payment solutions industry in India has seen significant growth in recent years (see side panel) and observers believe that growth is only going to explode in the future with Indian consumers’ increased use of mobile phone and credit cards. Numerous Indian companies serving... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Innovation in India

 
4/21/2014

Network Trailblazer: A Conversation with Lakshmi Rebecca

By Prasanto Kumar Roy
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Network Trailblazer: A Conversation with Lakshmi Rebecca

4/21/2014
By Prasanto Kumar Roy

She’s the face behind Chai with Lakshmi , an online chat show about people and ideas shaping India for the future. Former model, marketing consultant and social worker Lakshmi Rebecca started the show in 2011, at age 30. Since then, her YouTube-only show has had over 110... Continue Reading

Tags: FOCUS, Women in Tech

 
4/21/2014

Filling the Funding Gap for Women Entrepreneurs

By Amy Cortese
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Filling the Funding Gap for Women Entrepreneurs

4/21/2014
By Amy Cortese

Women-led businesses are on the rise, yet these firms have traditionally been under-served by venture capital, angel investing and other sources of growth capital. Women receive less than 15% of all early stage capital, and even those fortunate few raise significantly less than their male... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, FOCUS, Amy Cortese, Women in Tech

 
4/21/2014

Breaking Stereotypes in Technology

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Breaking Stereotypes in Technology

4/21/2014

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Tags: Padmasree Warrior, FOCUS, Women in Tech