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Tech stories making the rounds – Week 28, 2015

Device Farm will make it easier to test apps in AWS

At the recently held AWS Summit, Amazon launched a new service that will help developers to test mobile apps in its cloud. Called the AWS Device Farm, it helps developers to ensure that their code works on Amazon Fire OS and Android mobile devices. The service automatically tests the code and gives insights to developers. Device Farm also offers reports and screenshots.

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Healthcare Marketing Analytics for healthcare providers

Due to complex compliance and security needs, the healthcare sector has been slow towards technology adoption. […]

Tech stories making the rounds – Week 27, 2015

Cloud will become a $127 Billion market by 2018

Cloud is basically composed of many servers, some pieces of networking hardware and software which is connected to the internet. Cloud computing helps businesses in saving, collecting and organizing data, and it is a more powerful arrangement than privately owned computers. The cloud computing market is seeing a 22.8% CAGR and is expected to touch a staggering $127.5 billion by 2018. Currently, the market leaders Dropbox are valued at around $15 billion.

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Can Big Data help farmers fight climate change?

According to a study in Australia, […]

Tech stories making the rounds – Week 26, 2015

Trends in Cloud Strategy

Cloud Computing forms a key part of IT strategies across enterprises today. This year, many enterprise workloads will move to the cloud. The hybrid cloud computing model will also gain traction this year. The enterprise applications will also be cloud optimized.

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Spotify acquires a Data Analytics startup

To counter pressure from streaming music services such as Apple Music and Google Play music, Spotify acquired a small data analytics startup. The startup Seed Scientific used to work earlier with Beats Music, which was later absorbed by Apple. This move should presumably help […]

Tech stories making the rounds – Week 25, 2015

Cloud Computing with Alibaba

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba is entering the cloud computing fray in the US through strategic partnerships with domestic businesses. Aliyun, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba, wants to expand its service without investing in localized infrastructure. The e-commerce giant has partnered with seven companies including Intel and Singtel. This initiative is a part of Alibaba’s Marketplace Alliance Program, which utilizes partners to deliver cloud services for the international market. This will further increase competition among cloud powerhouses – Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google and IBM.

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Debunking Big Data and Hadoop […]

e-Zest organizes blood donation drive

e-Zestians are known for commitment towards their work. However, yet another facet of e-Zest team members is their commitment to social causes. Keeping up with the tradition of contributing to the society, e-Zest conducted a blood donation drive at its Kothrud and Hinjewadi offices recently. The camp was held in association with Jehangir Hospital, Pune and Apollo Munich Health insurance Company.

Many team members enthusiastically participated in the camp. e-Zest has organized many blood donation camps and the turnout in this camp was no different. Participants also encouraged their team members to donate blood at […]