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Infosys looks to the future of Finacle with the Bitcoin blockchain

Indian multinational Infosys is considering implementing a usage of the Bitcoin blockchain into its core suite of banking software, Finacle. The move is part of a revitalisation strategy which has seen Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka task Senior Vice President & Global Head Michael Reh with a reorganisation of approach for the suite. In a report… Read More

Data centre spending boom in decline, says Gartner

A new Gartner report addressing projections for IT spending in 2015 identifies a slowdown in the growth of the DC market, and suggests market saturation in the server blade arena are likely to force the market to consolidate and to begin to retrench in the next nine months. The prediction comes in the context of… Read More

Australian tax avoidance clampdown is a double-edged sword, warns Google

Search giant Google has today warned Australia that its largest companies may face stricter retaliative rulings abroad should it follow the UK’s crackdown on organisations diverting revenue offshore. The warning was made at a parliamentary inquiry into multinational tax avoidance, which has placed the likes of Google, Microsoft and Apple, among other global tech firms, under… Read More

Online bidding platform Travelio lets Asian tourists negotiate hotel prices

Indonesian-based contractor and property developer PT Surya Semesta Internusa (SSIA) has this week launched the new online hotel booking portal, Travelio, which seeks to jump on board with the country’s booming travel and leisure market. The service, which promotes the slogan ‘Your trip, your price,’ will enable individuals to bid for their hotel rooms online…. Read More

Delhi officials look to block Uber and Ola IP addresses across Indian capital

Delhi government officials have today called for the national Information Technology ministry to block the IP addresses linked to the mobile applications for the U.S. taxi-hailing app Uber and its local counterpart Ola, in an effort to further impose its ban on the companies’ operations in the city. In December 2014, following the alleged rape… Read More