Business, Technology Updates
December 18, 2017
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In a First, Blockchain Technology Tapped to Address Issues of Migrant Labourers

KOCHI: In a first-of-its-kind hackathon in India, developers will use Blockchain Technology to try and find solutions to the many challenges faced by migrant labourers across the country. Maker Village Kochi will host the “BlockthonForChange”, organised in partnership with the US Consulate General, Chennai, Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) and Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), […]

Business, Technology Updates
December 18, 2017
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Bharat Petroleum to Fund Two Startup Ventures at Maker Village

KOCHI: Public sector oil company Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has agreed to provide grants and investments to two highly promising startup ventures at Maker Village, the largest electronics incubator in Kerala managed by IITM-K, under its flagship Project Ankur that aims to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation nationwide. BPCL is offering to support further development […]

Business, Education, Technology Updates
December 16, 2017
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Samsung India Partners With Unesco to Launch VR Content and 360-Degree Videos

VISAKHAPATNAM: Samsung India has entered into a partnership with Unesco MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) to launch 360 video and Virtual Reality (VR) content of two magnificent Indian heritage sites, the Sun Temple in Konark, Odisha and Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. The first of the two 360 […]

Business, Technology Updates
December 06, 2017
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Startups Must Focus on Easing Life of Consumer

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Startups should be ahead of the curve on technology, brimming with ideas, and constantly think about how they can simplify the life of a consumer, according to well-known business advisor Ram Charan. “Invention, innovation and industrialization are important for startups. Your conviction will give you confidence, it is also vital to find partners; find […]

Important, Kerala, Technology Updates
December 06, 2017
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UST Global to launch Global Cyber Centre with Kerala Govt

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Leading Digital Technology Services Company UST Global is set to launch the UST Global Cyber Centre in partnership with the state government’s Cyber Dome, along with the State Police Department in Thiruvananthapuram in 2018. The announcement was made by the company’s CEO, Sajan Pillai, at a press conference today. “It will be a world-class […]

Agriculture, Technology Updates
December 05, 2017
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CM to launch IIITM-K’s ‘Mannu’ app for Farmers

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will launch an interactive mobile app, Mannu, designed by the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) to help farmers check the suitability of a desired crop, at Kanakakunnu Palace here tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10am. Initially, it will be launched for Varavoor Panchayat in Thrissur district. The farmer-friendly spatially-enabled […]

Technology Updates
December 02, 2017
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Blockchain Technology to Address Challenges of Migrant Labour

KOCHI: US Consulate General, Chennai with Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), Maker Village, Kochi and Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) announced the launch of ‘Blockathon For Change’, a hackathon to address the societal issues of migrant labour using blockchain technology. Migrant labourers are often a disadvantaged and vulnerable group because of social, economic and cultural […]

Business, Technology Updates
December 01, 2017
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UST Global Partners with Continuous Testing firm Tricentis

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: UST Global, a leading digital technology services company, today announced a partnership with Tricentis, a continuous testing company specialized in developing enterprise software testing tools. The partnership will extend cutting-edge software test automation services to UST Global’s Fortune 500 customers by leveraging the Tricentis’ model-based testing platform. Fortune 500 organizations are adopting digital and […]

Business, Technology Updates
November 23, 2017
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Maker Village Presents ‘EMC for You’ in Association with Würth Elektronik

KOCHI: Maker Village is conducting a one day technical seminar on EMC & filtering components in association with Würth Elektronik on Nov 28th, 2017 at Maker Village, Kinfra Hi-Tech Park, Kochi. The future of electronic industry is focusing on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) from the design perspective. Würth Elektronik is a leading manufacturer of EMC Components, […]

Business, Technology Updates
November 10, 2017
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New version of BHIM App Goes Live on Android and iOS

KOCHI: Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM)/Unified Payments Interface (UPI), the revolutionary platform developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store with a new version BHIM 1.4.1. Users can now encourage their friends to use BHIM app by inviting them via social media or through messaging […]