Indian Tech 

Wipro now builds a Hybrid Crowd for talent-spotting

BENGALURU: Wipro has initiated a new model of outsourcing that can potentially revolutionise the information technology services space: it has launched a platform that enables enterprises to crowdsource highly-skilled works, particularly in emerging technologies. The platform, Hybrid Crowd, is built on Topcoder, the world’s largest workforce marketplace for designers, developers and data scientists, which became a Wipro company in November last year when the Bengaluru-based firm bought US-based cloud services company Appirio. While this is a relatively new model, Wipro and other companies including TCS are slowly working on crowdsourcing models that can help in delivering…

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Globle Tech 

OnePlus 6 with under-display fingerprint sensor could be launched in March 2018

It’s been barely over a month since OnePlus unveiled its latest smartphone, the OnePlus and rumours of its next flagship have begun circulating. According to a report in GizmoChina.com, the OnePlus 6 could see the light of the day in March 2018. This will be a shift in the launch pattern for the brand as it traditionally launches a phone in June. The device – in all likelihood to be called OnePlus 6 – will feature an under-display fingerprint sensor and Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The relocation o the fingerprint sensor is quite possible…

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Indian Tech 

Motorola opens ‘Moto Hub’ in Hyderabad

To strengthen its offline retail presence across India, Motorola India on Wednesday opened its first ‘Moto Hub’ in Hyderabad in partnership with mobile retail chain BigC and personalised mobile store chain Lot Mobiles. This is the first ‘Moto Hub’ to be launched under the collaboration that will let prospective buyers experience the latest Motorola technology and get a hands-on demo of the entire product portfolio. “With the launch of first ever ‘Moto Hub’ in partnership with BigC, we aim to provide access to Motorola’s premium product experience to the people of Andhra…

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Indian Tech 

Ola acquires FoodPanda India business, to further invest $200 million

Saurabh Kochhar, former CEO of Foodpanda India has left the company and Pranay Jivrajka, founding partner at Ola has been appointed as the interim CEO of Foodpanda   Ride-hailing player Ola is making an entry into the food delivery space again, this time by acquiring Foodpanda India from Germany based Delivery Hero Group. While the companies did not disclose the details of the deal size, sources have pegged the stock-based acquisition at under $50 million. The move will also see Ola invest another $200 million, as it takes on rival UberEats and incumbents like Zomato…

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Globle Tech 

Singapore issues cryptocurrency warning

Singapore Tuesday issued a warning about cryptocurrencies after a recent surge in prices sent investors flocking to bitcoin. “The Monetary Authority of Singapore advises the public to act with extreme caution and understand the significant risks they take on if they choose to invest in cryptocurrencies,” the city-state’s central bank said in a statement. “MAS is concerned that members of the public may be attracted to invest in cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, due to the recent escalation in their prices.” It said the recent spike in bitcoin prices comes from speculation, and…

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