Philippines PC Market Continues To Boom

While a majority of other regions are struggling to maintain their PC sales, Philippines is defying the trend to continue its outperformance, reports IDC. The PC shipments hit a record high in Q1 2016, reaching 518,645 units at a growth rate of 7% YoY. The infographic below clearly suggests that consumers are driving the PC […]

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A New Twist To The Nintendo-VR Love Story

Several reports have been doing the rounds on whether leading Japanese video game maker Nintendo will include virtual reality technology in its next gaming console, NX, to be released in March. However, the latest report from Wall Street Journal says that the technology won’t make it to NX. Mr. Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of the world-famous […]

RBI to study blockchain

RBI Shows Interest in Blockchain Technology

The Reserve Bank of India is working on constituting a team to study the use of blockchain technology – the tech underpinning cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin – to reduce the use of hard cash, Moneycontrol reports. RBI Deputy Governor H R Khan said this during an event organized by the Institute for Development and Research […]

Accenture Boosts Tel Aviv’s Fintech Space

Professional services company Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made yet another contribution to the fintech space. The company has joined “The Floor” – a hub of financial technology startups based in Tel Aviv. Source: BusinessWire Accenture has been closely connected with the fintech space since 2010, thanks to its 12-week mentorship programs, called the Fintech Innovation […]

Indian Healthcare Providers To Spend $1.2 Billion on IT in 2016

In a major boost to the Indian healthcare sector, Connecticut-based IT research firm Gartner, Inc. predicts that the healthcare providers will spend roughly $1.2 billion on IT in 2016, higher by 3.4 percent over the previous year. Healthcare providers refer to hospitals, hospital systems, nursing and residential care and university hospitals. The research expects the spending […]

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Xiaomi Is India’s Top Wearable Devices Vendor

India is slowly becoming the hub of new technologies, including the wearables devices. With a few leading brands already making their foray, the wearable devices sector is heating up to the delight of consumers benefiting from the low prices. Xiaomi is one brand that has grabbed the major pie of the market share. According to […]