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The CEO Magazine
A monthly magazine for business leaders and decision makers

AHF Strongly Condemns Violence Against Rohingya in Rakhine State, Myanmar

Business Wire IndiaAIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) strongly condemns violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. As a global humanitarian organization, with operations in 39 countries, including Myanmar, we are committed to providing compassionate medical care to all people affected by HIV/AIDS regardless of ethnicity or religious creed.   Since August 2017, over 650,000 Rohingyas out of a population of one-million, have been forced by systematic killings, rape and arson to flee from Myanmar to…

New CTA Scorecard Identifies the Most Innovative Countries

Business Wire IndiaA new global ranking from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) identifies 13 countries as leading with factors conducive to innovation. In its inaugural International Innovation Scorecard, CTA identified Finland, the United Kingdom, Australia, Sweden, United States, Singapore, Netherlands, Canada, Portugal, Czech Republic, Austria, Denmark and New Zealand as the 2018 Innovation Champions.   Announced during CTA’s keynote address at CES® 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, the Scorecard identifies critical areas…

Jefferies Fixed Income Business Operating as Systematic Internaliser

Business Wire IndiaJefferies today announced that as of January 3, 2018, the firm’s Fixed Income business has been operating as a Systematic Internaliser (“SI”) in bonds, ahead of the September 2018 deadline.   MiFID firms transacting with Jefferies’ European entity, Jefferies International Ltd, will do so with its SI platform, on eligible securities.   “As a client-led firm, Jefferies’ desire is to partner with clients in the post-MiFID II world providing seamless access to markets and liquidity in an effective…

Official Release! DearMob iPhone Manager for Windows and Mac Hails the World Today

Business Wire IndiaDearMob, Inc embraces the complete release of DearMob iPhone Manager today – the brand-new iPhone backup software for Windows and Mac with stable, secure, and super-fast utility to manage, transfer, backup and restore iPhone or iPad data. This new-in and full-fledged iPhone backup software – DearMob iPhone Manager, stands fully ready to manage category-wide iPhone data including photos, music, videos, create ringtone, etc on iOS 11.2.1 or earlier.   DearMob iPhone Manager for Windows and Mac works in…

Synchronoss Welcomes Mary Clark as Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President

Business Wire IndiaSynchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR) (the “Company” or “Synchronoss”), a global leader and innovator in cloud, messaging and digital products, has appointed Mary Clark as its new Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Product. Ms. Clark offers more than 25 years of mobile industry experience. She is a highly visible and well-respected industry thought leader, regularly speaking at major global industry events, on a wide range of issues. In her new role at Synchronoss, Ms. Clark…

ABB and Formula E Partner to Write the Future of E-Mobility

Business Wire IndiaABB and Formula E are teaming up in a ground-breaking partnership to champion e-mobility for a sustainable future. Since its first race in Beijing in September 2014, Formula E has established itself as the number one all-electric international motor sport. In the next level of development, global pioneering technology leader ABB is bringing its name and innovation and technology leadership to the series, which will be now known as the “ABB FIA Formula E Championship.”   This press release features…

Assurant and The Warranty Group Amend Deal Structure

Business Wire IndiaAssurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ),a premier global provider of risk management solutions, and The Warranty Group, a global leader of protection plans and related programs, and a portfolio company of TPG Capital, jointly announced that they have amended the structure of their $2.5 billion transaction, previously announced on October 18, 2017. Under the revised terms, Assurant, Inc. will acquire TWG Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries, and remain a Delaware corporation. This change follows recently enacted U.S.…

Zloadr Partners with Nigeria’s Most Respected Newspaper to Deliver Crypto News to One Million Nigerians

Business Wire IndiaIn a move that will connect up to one million Nigerians with the latest crypto news and investment opportunities, Zloadr has officially signed a deal with a top Lagos newspaper. The Guardian newspaper in Nigeria is a leading African publication that currently attracts around one million visitors to its site each month. New partner Zloadr is a blockchain publishing platform that recently completed an ICO of its own token (ZDR).   This collaboration is set to bring more exposure to Zloadr, allowing the…

Syngience Business Solutions Launches IndiaTradeMarkWatch.com

Business Wire IndiaSyngience Business Solutions has launched IndiaTradeMarkWatch.com an online e-commerce platform to enable entrepreneurs and organizations across the country to avail intellectual property (IP) protection solutions online without travelling to cities where the Trademark™ controller’s offices are situated.   IndiaTradeMarkWatch.com is an idea whose time has come and inspired by the Honorable Prime Ministers’ resolve to make the new India Digital-enabled and in line with the new initiatives Government…

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation Launches Two New ICs Compliant with Bluetooth® Ver.5.0

Business Wire IndiaToshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation today announced "TC35680FSG” with built-in Flash ROM and "TC35681FSG," additions to its line-up of ICs compliant with the Bluetooth® low energy standard . Sample shipments start at the end of this month.   This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180109005785/en/   Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation: "TC35680FSG," an addition to its line-up of ICs compliant with the…

BigWin Infotech expands its Advisory Board 

Press Release  BigWin Infotech expands its Advisory Board  Mumbai, 08 Jan 2018: BigWin Infotech, a Govt. recognized startup today announced that veteran financial expert Mr. Shailesh Agrawal has joined company’s advisory board. BigWin Infotech has recently entered into P2P lending platform business through their solely owned market place called PaisaDukan.com and is aiming to capture a significant market share post revised RBI guidelines. Mr. Shailesh Agrawal is an all India ‘3rd rank’ holding chartered accountant and a…

Jeff Henderson Joins Lumileds as SVP of Corporate Development

Business Wire IndiaLumileds announced the appointment of Jeff Henderson as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, effective January 8. Henderson has over 25 years of experience in numerous executive roles, most recently at Keysight Technologies.   This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180109005268/en/   Jeff Henderson joins Lumileds as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development (Photo: Business Wire) “As our business continues to scale,…

This Hipster Babaji is Taking Over the Internet, Thanks to The Spartan Poker

Business Wire IndiaChallenge Lucky Baba at IOPC 2018. Beat him with Skills!2017 was a year particularly messy for self-styled ‘Godmen’ and Babajis who have come under scanner for various misdemeanours. Social media has ripped these Babajis apart with some hilarious to serious comments, even making the image of a Babaji in India rather funny and ‘memelicious’, so to speak. In such a scenario, since November, another Babaji has surfaced on the internet and over the past two months, he has enjoyed a steady increase in…

NEC Acquires UK-based IT Services Company Northgate Public Services

Business Wire IndiaNEC Corporation (NEC; TOKYO:6701) today announced the acquisition of UK-based IT services company Northgate Public Services Limited (NPS), accelerating the expansion of its international safety business. NEC is buying NPS for GBP 475 million from leading international private equity firm Cinven. This acquisition is expected to be completed by the end of January 2018.   Established in 1969, Northgate Public Services develops software and services for the public sector, mainly in the UK, and employs…

Accumate Startup Story

Accumate Startup Story Accumate radically simplifies accounting; the new cloud-based solution offers speed, simplicity, reliability and data security like never before Say ‘accounting’ and the mind conjures up images of a bored-looking accountant doing credit and debit entries, most probably on an old PC. Not anymore, if you go by the brand book of Accumate. Eracal Software, a Pune-based IT development startup firm, has launched Accumate; a smart, pathbreaking accounting solution. Putting simplicity, speed and versatility in…

pmdtechnologies Showcases New 3D Time-of-Flight Depth Sensing Imager IRS238XC and Smallest 3D Camera Worldwide

Business Wire Indiapmdtechnologies ag announced that it will showcase its new 3D imager IRS238XC for the first time at CES in Las Vegas. The imager has been jointly developed by pmd and Infineon Technologies AG and addresses the rapidly growing market for 3D depth sensing. The demand for depth sensing in smartphones is significantly increasing since the launch of the iPhone X, which uses depth sensing technology for user facing applications like animojis or face authentication (FaceID).   This press release features…

Frontier showcases its SmartSDK with Amazon Alexa

Business Wire IndiaFrontier Smart Technologies, a leading supplier of digital audio technologies, announced it is adding support for the Amazon Alexa Voice Service to its SmartSDK. The company will be previewing its Alexa implementation at this year’s CES.   The Frontier SmartSDK is an advanced and flexible multi-ecosystem software solution, which supports the latest audio technologies, including the Alexa Voice Service. Together with Frontier’s Minuet hardware platform, the SmartSDK enables third-party brands and…

Analogix’s Turnkey VR Solutions Power the Industry’s Newest Wave of Tethered VR Headsets

Business Wire IndiaAnalogix Semiconductor, Inc. announced that its dedicated family of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) display controllers, the SlimPort® ANX753x, has been implemented in the recently launched tethered VR head mounted displays (HMD) such as the Microsoft Windows 10 Mixed Reality headsets.   This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180108005089/en/   Analogix’s turnkey VR solutions power the industry’s newest wave of tethered…

Tigo Releases New TS4 Product as the Most Cost-effective Rapid Shutdown Solution With Powerline Communication

Business Wire IndiaTigo®, pioneer of the Smart Modular Flex MLPE platform, today announced its new TS4-F (Fire Safety) to join the current TS4 Platform of integrated and retrofit/add-on junction box covers. As the most cost-effective rapid shutdown solution in the TS4 Platform, the TS4-F will accompany the family of products in the form of integrated PV modules by manufacturers worldwide. Consult your preferred PV module supplier or visit Tigo’s website for the new "integrated TS4-F" or "retrofit/add-on TS4-R-F," available…

Maxion Wheels to Open New Passenger Car Aluminum Wheel Plant in Pune, India

Business Wire IndiaMaxion Wheels, the world’s largest wheel manufacturer, announced today the formation of a new legal entity, Maxion Wheels Aluminum India Private Limited, as a key step in its plan to develop and produce up to four million light vehicle aluminum wheels annually in India. The Company has secured property in Pune, India and will initially build a 25,000 square meters manufacturing plant with annual capacity of two million wheels beginning production expected for the third quarter of 2019. Additional land was…

CES 2018 Announces New Session Focusing on AI

Business Wire IndiaThe Consumer Technology Association (CTA) – owner and producer of CES® - announced a new CES 2018 SuperSession featuring IBM executives Bridget Karlin, Chief Technology Officer & Vice President, GTS Technology, Innovation & Automation, Donna N. Dillenberger, IBM Fellow, Enterprise Solutions, and Beth Smith, General Manager, IBM Watson.   The session – Turning AI into New Ways of Doing Business on Jan. 10, 2-3 PM, Tech East, LVCC, North Hall, N257 – will discuss how professionals are putting the…

Dialog Semiconductor Plc: FCC Certification of Energous Wireless Power-At-A-Distance Unlocks Complete System Chip Set Solution Roadmap from…

Business Wire IndiaDialog Semiconductor plc (XETRA: DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, charging, Bluetooth(R) low energy technology and exclusive supplier of Energous Corporation's (NASDAQ: WATT) WattUp(R) integrated circuits (ICs), has announced the acceleration of a complete end-to-end production ready WattUp IC roadmap. This has been made possible as a direct result of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification of the Energous Mid Field WattUp transmitter…

Synchronoss Technologies’ New Cloud, Messaging and Digital Offerings on Display at CES 2018

Business Wire IndiaSynchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNCR) (the “Company” or “Synchronoss”), a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging and digital products, will be offering demos of its updated lineup of solutions, including Personal Cloud, Content Transfer, Messaging Marketplace, Email, and Digital Channels at CES 2018. These demos will take place in The Chairman’s Salon at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas from January 9 -12, 2018.   Glenn Lurie, who joined as the Company’s new CEO in November 2017, will be on…

ARKAMYS and ImmerVision Deliver True-to-Life Immersive Video and Audio Experiences

Business Wire IndiaCES 2018: ARKAMYS, pioneer in spatialized audio, has integrated its spatialized sound recording and playback with ImmerVision Enables 2.0 technology, enabling device and product manufacturers to offer capture and playback of synchronized 360-degree video and audio for true-to-life immersive experiences.   This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180108005056/en/   ImmerVision panomorph lens design and image processing generates…

IndusInd Bank and Dynamics Introduce India’s First Battery-Powered Interactive Payment Card

Business Wire IndiaIndusInd Bank and Dynamics Inc. today at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”) announced plans to introduce the first battery-powered, interactive payment cards to the Indian market in 2018.   This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180108006068/en/   The Dynamics Inc and IndusInd pay with credit, pay with points and pay with rewards card - Credit (Photo: Business Wire) The new IndusInd Bank card from Dynamics has multiple…

Wipro Limited to Announce Results for the Third Quarter Ended December 31, 2017 on January 19, 2018

Business Wire IndiaWipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, will announce results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2017 on Friday, January 19, 2018 after stock market trading hours in India. The results will be available in the Investors section of the company’s website at www.wipro.com/investors At 7:15 PM IST* (8:45 AM US Eastern time) following the results announcement, the senior management will discuss the…

Dr Jawahar Surisetti wants India to be the Global Capital of Peace

Business Wire IndiaPundit of PolicyDr Jawahar Surisetti is featured as one of the top 24 people in the country to watch out for in 2018 by New Indian Express. A top-notch policy maker of international fame, Dr Jawahar has been known to be a thinker and implementer of the social education in the world for equal opportunity to quality education to all children and youth. Dr Jawahar is one of the leading educationists in the world and has been hailed for his innovation Think Curriculum for which he has been awarded an honorary…

NIIT University (NU) Unveils a Book on Banking Industry and Non-Performing Assets (NPAs)

Business Wire IndiaBook launch on ‘Banking Industry and Non-Performing Assets (NPAs)’ at NIIT University, Neemrana campusCo-authored by Prof Arun Kumar, Associate Professor, NU; Mr. Anoop Kumar Sharma & Mr. Ganesh Komma, former students, highlighting exemplary teamwork between faculty & students at NU Draws to light the little-known fact that ‘Good NPAs’ can be profitable for banks Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the…

Zebi Launches Zebi Chain: A Blockchain Based Big Data Solution for Governments and Enterprises

Business Wire IndiaBabu Munagala, Founder, MD & CEO, Zebi India Pvt. LtdZebi Data India Pvt. Ltd. (Zebi) launched its flagship product Zebi Chain™, paving the way for an innovative Blockchain based security Solution for India’s Big Data.   Zebi’s solution aims to secure high value and sensitive data elements such as land registry, employee and salary records, pension payments, education and other qualification documents and certificates. It offers an array of products for data security that eliminates all the…