Business, Kochi, Technology Updates
April 02, 2017
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Underwater Drone for Ship Inspection Wins Hardware Startup Contest

KOCHI: A robotic drone that can send real-time video of ships and other underwater structures to help with their repair and maintenance has won a prestigious US-centered hardware startup competition that was held in India for the first time at the Kochi-based electronics incubator Maker Village. EyeROV, developed by Johns T Mathai and Kannappa Palaniappan […]

Business, Technology Updates
March 31, 2017
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India’s First Digital Financial Advisor, Launched

KOCHI: The Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) will be focusing more on & ease of doing business & in the state in coming days, its chairman Dr. Christy Fernandez said. Speaking after launching, India’s First Digital Financial Advisor promoted by Progno Financial Planning Systems Private Limited, Dr. Fernandez said KSIDC is trying to […]

Business, Technology Updates
March 04, 2017
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Ness Digital Engineering Organizes 2-Day Hackathon, Gear Up 2017

MUMBAI: Ness Digital Engineering, a leading provider of custom software engineering services, organized a two-day hackathon, Gear Up 2017, on the 8 th and 9 th February for its employees at the Mumbai locations. The hackathon was aimed at fueling innovation, creative thinking and collaboration across the teams. The event featured participation from 19 teams […]

Business, Kochi, Technology Updates
February 06, 2017
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Japanese Technology Transfer in Waste Management Likely

KOCHI: Japan is likely to enter into a technology transfer partnership with Kerala for organic solid waste management in Kalamassery and Thrikkakara municipalities, besides Cheranalloor panchayat. Meetings in this regard are being held on the sidelines of Vyapar 2017, a three-day B2B meet on Kerala’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector currently underway here. A […]

Agriculture, Technology Updates, Trivandrum
February 03, 2017
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Kerala’s Red Rice Contains Key to Improve Crop Productivity: Scientists

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Pokkali, the tasty protein-rich red rice from Kerala is a favourite among both domestic and international researchers who are seeking to improve crop yields in the face of adverse global challenges like salinity, climate change, diseases, drought, climate change, diseases, and pests among others. Research on the paddy variety endemic to Kerala by Ramanjulu […]

Agriculture, Business, Technology Updates, Trivandrum
February 03, 2017
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Petunia Perfume in Shopping Malls Soon

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ever fancied that the glorious petunia in your garden would scent up your attire or the wine in your home party would have a unique floral flavour? If the pace of research and advancement in plant biology highlighted at India’s first ever EMBO conference here is anything to go by, it need not any […]

Business, Technology Updates
February 03, 2017
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UST Global Associated with Barclays Hackathon

KOCHI: Barclays hosted a hackathon revolving around its PingIt app and the new Open Banking revolution that is sweeping across UK. The event was held in Cheshire on the 24th and 25th of January 2017. The hackathon was aptly themed New Year New Me, reiterating Barclays’ commitment to its customers, and focused on how they […]

Entertainment, Technology Updates
January 16, 2017
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Ananda Shankar Jayant Conceives, Creates Dance Practice App ‘Natyarambha’

HYDERABAD: To enable classical dance students practice and hone their ‘adavus’ outside the classroom and provide teachers and gurus with a useful training tool, acclaimed dancer, scholar, speaker, writer and guru Ananda Shankar J ayant has conceptualised a unique web application ‘Natyarambha’ that serves as a personal Bharatnatyam coach. “The first-of-its-kind Bharatanatyam practice app, scheduled […]

Business, Kochi, Technology Updates
December 24, 2016
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SV.CO Signs Pact with DigitalOcean; Makes the Company its Official ‘Cloud Partner’

KOCHI: In yet another robust and high-profile partnership, SV.CO, the world’s first digital incubator for student startups, has signed an agreement with DigitalOcean, making the American company its official Cloud Partner for its incubation programmes. DigitalOcean is a cloud platform that is simplifying the complexities of infrastructure for software developers and businesses. It has become […]