Weekly Recap: Top 10 Stories On ChannelTimes [Sept 5–10]

With a bunch of news and updates widely dispersed on the Internet every day, it is almost impossible to keep track of everything. Like every week, we are back with a quick list of the top 10 tech stories for you.

iPhone 7 And 7 Plus Sale Starts In India From October 7

The much awaited iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 plus will be available in the country from October 7, 2016. Apple distributors Rashi Peripherals and Beetel Teletech Limited will start iPhone distribution from the same date. Read More

Dell Closes USD 67-Bn Merger Deal With EMC

Dell Corporation has completed the acquisition of EMC Corporation for a sum of USD 67 billion. After the completion, the new entity is being called Dell Technologies, is to become the world’s largest privately controlled technology company. Read More

Intel To Spin Off Its Cyber-Security Unit McAfee

Intel has announced that it will spin out its subsidiary Intel Security, calling the new entity with its old name – McAfee, and selling a majority stake in it to investment firm TPG for USD 3.1 billion in cash. With the move, McAfee is poised to become an independent business once more.Read More

Will RJio Bring Disruption In India’s Telecom Market?

Mukesh Ambani’s ambitious Reliance Jio 4G service that aims to digitally connect over 10 crore people in the country is finally out. What Ambani terms as “Datagiri”, RJio is expected to further intensify the data battle among telecom vendors, ultimately benefiting the digital revolution in the country. Read More

SAP Forms Partner Advisory Board To Expand Channel Network In India

SAP India conducted its annual Partner Summit in India, and also announced the formation of the Partner Advisory Board, which will enhance and expand its collaborative channel network across the country, which includes 600+ varied partners across India. Read More

Linksys Reappoints Compuage Infocom As National Distributor

Global wireless and networking brand, Linksys has announced the reappointment of Compuage Infocom Limited as its National Distributor in India. According to company officials, Compuage Infocom Limited will be the exclusive India distributor for Linksys’ products for Consumer and SMB segments. Read More

Kerala Channels Discuss IT Distributors’ Cooperatives

The All Kerala IT Dealers Association (AKITDA) discussed the possibility of forming a special co-operative society model for IT products at their recently concluded state convention. AKITDA said that the unlike Tamil Nadu based Confed ITA, the association wanted to keep the focus on procuring materials under a single roof across Kerala state Read More

ICICI Bank Introduces ‘Software Robotics’ To Power Banking Operations

ICICI Bank, has become the first bank in the country to deploy ‘Software Robotics’ that emulates human actions to automate and perform repetitive, high volume and time consuming business tasks cutting across multiple applications. Read More

E-Commerce Committee Meets To Discuss Industry Related Issues

The E-Commerce committee headed by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant held its first meeting on Monday to discuss issues related with the sector. In the meeting, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and IT body Nasscom gave detailed presentations to the members on fast the growing e-commerce sector. Read More

Govt Brings Online Streaming Under Copyright Act

In a move that will benefit the music entertainment industry, the government has decided to include Internet broadcasting under the purview of the Copyright Act. The decision is expected to benefit audio streaming websites such as Saavn and Read More

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