Weekly Rewind: Top 10 Stories On CXOtoday

by CXOtoday News Desk    Aug 06, 2016

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In the world of technology, a lot happens in a week. With so much news and updates widely dispersed on the Internet everyday, it is almost impossible to keep track of everything. Like every week, this week too, we’ve compiled a quick list of the top 10 tech stories for you - everything from the latest news from top IT companies such as Microsoft, Google, IBM and Apple, to the latest and future trends in e-commerce, artificial intelligence, smartphones and automation, we have it all here this week.

The focus was undoutedly Reliance Jio, and whether it can replicate the success this time, like it did before with mobile phones over a decade ago. We have a special story on Women in technology and an analysis on what GST Bill could mean for the IT sector, besides several tech tips and tricks, interviews and expert columns.

Here are some of the top stories of the week [Aug 1-Aug 6] on CXOToday you would not want to miss.

Will Reliance Jio Do To Data What R-Com Did To Voice?

Mukesh Ambani gave cell phones to every Indian in 2003; Thirteen years later, whether he can replicate that success with Reliance Jio is something the industry wants to know. Can Reliance Jio bring about as major a disruption in data consumption as the company did earlier with voice?

 

GST Bill Passed: What It Means For IT Sector?

Rajya Sabha has finally given a green signal to the historic Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, which is expected to simplify and unify the tax structure of India. IT experts believe that when implemented, it will bring some ease of doing business. However, the industry also believes that the new tax regime should also be future-ready and cater to the needs of the emerging digital economy in the country.

 

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft has started the rollout of its Windows 10 Anniversary Update to all existing users around the globe, after creating much hype since its official launch at the Build 2016 developer conference, back in April this year. The major Windows 10 upgrade comes with many exciting new features, including Microsoft Edge browser extensions, Windows Ink, and new Cortana features. 

 

5 Key Takeaways From Google’s ‘Atmosphere 2016’

Google recently organized its global enterprise event, ‘Atmosphere 2016’ in Mumbai - for the first time in India – where the tech major showcased its smart, modern and secure offerings to encourage businesses to embrace digital technologies.

 

3 Key Trends Shaping The Future Of AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in the world of technology for the promise it holds. From the way we drive cars to consume energy, artificial intelligence will have a role to play in virtually all aspects of our life.

 

Women In Technology: Still A Long Way To Go

Gone are the days when women executives were restricted to secondary positions in the IT industry. The increasing participation of women and their growing influence in organizations is certainly commendable today. However, there is still a long way to go to see the ‘real’ gender equality in the technology industry. 

 

Automation Axing IT Jobs Is A Worrying Sign

With the changing technology and rise in the required skill set, industries are gradually shifting towards automation, reducing the existing jobs. The increasing adoption of automation among enterprises will continue to pose a serious threat to the jobs, believe experts.

 

The Top 4 Challenges For Indian E-Commerce Firms

India, as an e-commerce marketplace, has tremendous potential with 50 million online shoppers in 2015, and the numbers will go up manifold, as per reports. Despite all the good happenings, there are some issues that have been affecting the long-term growth of the industry. What’s ailing the e-commerce industry?

 

6 Useful Apps For Better Team Collaboration

In the modern app-centric world, there are hundreds of apps in the market claiming to increase enterprise productivity. However, the challenge is to choose the right app for better team coordination. Here’s a list of some apps that help in enhancing communication and collaboration in the enterprise.