Stories by Ershad Kaleebullah

  • Microsoft Windows 8 Appfest Sets Guinness World Record

    Microsoft Windows 8 Appfest, held at Karnataka Trade Promotion Organization (KTPO) in the outskirts of Bangalore, set a new Guinness world record as 2567 app developers coded for 18 hours straight. However, Microsoft had expected at least 3500 developers to last through the attempt.

  • Industry Analysts from PwC Demystify Big Data

    Big Data implementation for organisations is driven by the need for a faster response time, enterprise-wide risk management and on demand risk analytics for a variety of purposes stated Sudipta Ghosh, Associate Director, Consulting-BI, PwC India at the recently concluded Computerworld India IT Roadmap three-city conference.

  • IBM Aquires Vivisimo to Advance its Big Data Analytics

    IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based Vivisimo. The privately held company is a provider of federated discovery and navigation software that helps organizations access and analyze big data across the enterprise. Financial terms for the deal were not disclosed.