New Delhi [India], Mar. 15 : FireEye, Inc., the leader at stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, recently released the Mandiant M-Trends 2017 report.
The report shares statistics and insights gleaned from Mandiant investigations around the globe in 2016, as well as specific to the EMEA and APAC regions.
Additionally, they have included insights from their FireEye as a Service (FaaS) teams for the second consecutive year.
Some of the key points include:
•Organizations around the globe are becoming better at identifying breaches. The global median time from compromise to discovery has dropped significantly from 146 days in 2015 to 79.5 days in 2016.
New Delhi [India], Mar 15 : LG creates a 'Guinness World Records'® feat for its #KarSalaam initiative launched at the start of this year. The initiative involved the whole nation to come forward and send in their good wishes to the Indian Armed Forces for their undying spirit of bravery.
With this campaign, LG breaks the Guinness World Records by getting more than 114741 handwritten messages from the Indian citizens.
Through this initiative, LG salutes the soldiers' spirit of generous contribution and service towards the nation. The company aims to stand in gratitude for the Indian Armed Forces for assuring that we lead a fearless and safe life in this country while they protect our borders.
New Delhi [India], Mar 15 : OLX, India's number one classifieds announced the launch of its latest brand campaign today that has gone live on television and digital, and will be amplified across radio, social media, and out-of-home in the coming weeks.
The campaign, known as the 'Six Months Break-Up Challenge' urges people to sell pre-owned goods that they haven't used for at least 6 months. The campaign is based on the insights gathered from CRUST (Consumer Research on Used-Goods and Selling Trends), OLX's annual consumer survey to understand user behaviour towards used goods, as well as other consumer trends.
A Campaign Derived Research Insights:
New Delhi [India], Mar. 15 : Obesity in India has been increasing at an alarming rate over the past three decades.
India is under siege; junk food, alcohol and sedentary lifestyle are leading us to silent self-destruction, making one in every five Indian men and women either obese or overweight.
According to a study published in the noted journal Lancet, India is just behind US and China in this global hazard list of top 10 countries with highest number of obese people.
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Mar. 15 : A study shows that global spider population - with a weight of around 25 million tonnes - wipes out an estimated 400-800 million tonnes of prey every year, thus making an essential contribution to maintain the ecological balance of nature.
According to Zoologists at the University of Basel in Switzerland and Lund University in Sweden, more than 90 percent of the prey is insects and springtails (Collembola) and furthermore, large tropical spiders occasionally prey on small vertebrates - frogs, lizards, snakes, fish, birds and bats - or feed on plants.
The study was published in the journal 'The Science of Nature'.
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Mar. 15 : A team of researchers has discovered fossils of 1.6 billion-year-old probable red algae in India, indicating that advanced multicellular life evolved on earth much earlier than previously thought.
The study, appeared in the open access journal PLOS Biology, found two kinds of fossils resembling red algae - first type is thread-like, the other one consists of fleshy colonies - in uniquely well-preserved sedimentary rocks at Chitrakoot in Central India.
The scientists were able to see distinct inner cell structures and so-called cell fountains, the bundles of packed and splaying filaments that form the body of the fleshy forms and are characteristics of red algae.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 15 : Retail inflation rose to a four-month high of 3.65 per cent in February this year, mainly due to an increase in the prices of food items.
Inflation measured in terms of the Consumer Price Index had stood at 3.17 per cent in January this year. Retail inflation was 5.26 per cent in February last year.
According to data released by the Central Statistics Office, retail inflation in food items rose to 2.01 per cent in February, from 0.61 per cent in January.
But prices of vegetables declined by 8.29 percent and of pulses by 9.02 per cent.
The increase in prices may weaken the case for an immediate interest rate cut by the RBI, which had kept lending rates unchanged at the last review in February, citing risks to inflation. (ANI)
New Delhi [India], Mar 14 : Strengthening its commitment to foster innovation and entrepreneurship, the Department of Science and Technology launched the India Innovation Growth Programme 2.0 on Saturday.
The programme has been running since 2007 with the support of Lockheed Martin Corporation and has supported close to 500 innovators, start-ups, creating an economic value of approx. USD 900 million.
The programme has been administered by the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum and implemented by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
Through a wide outreach campaign undertaken by FICCI over the last 10
New Delhi [India], Mar 14 : ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, today announced the expansion of its senior leadership team in Asia Pacific, a key region for the company, with the appointment of Pierre Samson as Vice President of Sales. Pierre will assume his role effective immediately and will be based from Singapore. He will report to Matthieu Destot, Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, ALE.
Pierre has over 12 years of experience in the industry and has held senior leadership positions as Head of the Unified Communication and Collaboration Business Unit for Large Accounts at Orange Business Services and most recently as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Sales Officer at Lexsi, a cyber security specialist which was acquired by Orange in 2016.
New Delhi [India], Mar 14 : India's first global Air Cargo aggregator platform Air Freight Bazaar has announced the launch of its services in India here today.
The platform is world's first air freight aggregator that provides freight forwarding rates and information related to the overall air cargo industry in real-time. Air Freight Bazaar's unique, single, global platform aims at addressing all the needs and requirements of the air cargo Industry bringing transparency, simplicity and efficiency into the process.
New Delhi [India], Mar 14 : The Software Alliance BSA on Tuesday announced the appointment of Venkatesh Krishnamoorthy as its Country Manager, India.
Venkatesh will lead all BSA activity in India with initiatives aimed at furthering BSA's policy priorities relating to software, managing software licensing compliance programs, and related enforcement strategies.
As Country Manager for India, Venkatesh will work closely with BSA
members to invest in areas that promote the continued progress of technology innovation so that India can capitalize on the opportunities of both today and tomorrow.
New Delhi [India], Mar 14 : The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) or inflation for the month of February rose by 0.5 percent to 185.5 (provisional) from 184.6 (provisional) for the previous month.
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 6.55 percent (provisional) for the month of February, 2017 (over February, 2016) as compared to 5.25 percent (provisional) for the previous month and -0.85 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year.
Primary articles index rose by 0.9 percent to 258.1 (provisional) from 255.7 (provisional) for the previous month.
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 13 : Turns out, brain is 10 times more active than previously measured.
This UCLA finding could change scientists' understanding of how the brain works and could lead to new approaches for treating neurological disorders and for developing computers that "think" more like humans.
The research focused on the structure and function of dendrites, which are components of neurons, the nerve cells in the brain. Neurons are large, tree-like structures made up of a body, the soma, with numerous branches called dendrites extending outward.
Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 13 : According to a recent study, arsenic molecules might be used to "fish out" the most toxic elements from radioactive nuclear waste - a breakthrough that could make the decommissioning industry even safer and more effective.
The University of Manchester's Elizabeth Wildman reported the first examples of thorium with multiple bonds to arsenic to exist under ambient conditions on multi-gram scales where before they had only been prepared on very small scales at temperatures approaching that of interstellar space (3-10 Kelvin).
"Nuclear power could potentially produce far less carbon dioxide than fossil fuels, but the long-lived waste it produces is radioactive and needs to be handled appropriately," said Wildman.
New Delhi [India], Mar. 13 : When the festival of colours is here, how can Google be far behind from celebrating it!
Hence it dedicated the Doodle today to celebrate Holi, by taking on a fresh set of colours on it.
Google took to its blog to describe its Doodle, which read, "Today, the Google letters are taking on a fresh set of colors in honor of the Holi festival. Coinciding with the arrival of spring, the vibrant celebration looks a lot like the Doodle: people run around happily covering each other in a rainbow of powdery hues."
New Delhi [India], Mar 11 : The State Bank of India (SBI) on Saturday announced the incorporation of SBI Infra Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (SBIIMS Pvt. Ltd.) - a wholly owned subsidiary of SBI to manage premises and estate related matters of SBI.
The new subsidiary will be responsible for handling transaction management or advisory services, project management, facility management and implementation of policies and initiatives.
The decision to incorporate separate entity is implemented to save time of banks' executives who were involved in managing this non-core business so that these executives can instead focus on core Banking Services.
New Delhi [India], Mar 11 : Mother Dairy has announced price hike of all its variants in the Delhi NCR region with effect from today, i.e. March 11.
The milk manufacturer has announced the hike for its poly pack milk variants and bulk vended milk ( BVM) commonly referred as Token Milk.
The last consumer price revision in Delhi NCR for poly pack milk was taken in July 2016. Since then the consumer milk prices have been retained despite significant increase in raw milk purchase prices.
The milk prices which in a normal year comes down during winter months have gone up substantially. It is important to note that Mother Dairy has increased its farm prices by about Rs. 2.5 to Rs. 3/kg over July and compared to last year the prices are up by Rs. 5 to Rs. 6/kg.
New Delhi [India], Mar 10 : Paytm has announced that it is going to introduce new features to prevent the misuse of credit cards in adding money to the Paytm Wallet.
The company in a statement said that millions of customers and merchants have adopted Paytm as a part of their everyday life that includes paying at offline stores, shopping for groceries, paying for travel and paying their utility bills.
Genpact leverages artificial intelligence to help CFOs run smarter organizations with faster, more accurate financial reportingSubmitted by Darpana Kutty on Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:04
New Delhi [India], Mar 10 : Global leader in digitally-powered business process management and services Genpact has launched its Artificial Intelligence (AI) Reporting solution that harnesses the power of AI technologies to automate financial planning and analysis (FP&A) operations and drive more timely, insightful reporting.
CFOs have fast, seamless access to both internal and external data sources like never before, driving more accurate forecasts for quicker, smarter business decisions.
Cotton on MCX settled down by -1.02% at 21330 as exports to China may slow down till September due to reserve stocks auctions. Further, rising arrivals from major producing belts also weighed on cotton. Cotton Association of India pegged cotton production for year 2016-17 at 34.1 million bales higher by 1% as compared to 33.8 million bales produced last year while total domestic consumption was estimated at 29.5 million bales. Government also pegged total cotton production for year 2016-17 at 32.507 million bales in its second advance estimates. In addition to this, cautious trading ahead of USDA monthly global supply and demand estimation report which is scheduled to be release also kept cotton under pressure.