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Paytm Is Now On iPad

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Paytm, India’s mobile commerce platform can now be accessed through its new iPad app. The newly-launched app enables mobile recharges, payments for Mobile, DTH, 3G data and utility services and gives access to the full Paytm marketplace. Within two days of its launch, the app has been featured by Apple as the Best New App and the Number 4 Free Lifestyle App on its iOS App Store.

Pratyush Prasanna, VP-Business, Paytm said, “Today’s digitally-savvy consumers have multi-screen usage habits. The iPad is the device of choice for many Paytm users. With our new app, we give users the freedom of choice in terms of the platform they might want to access our services from. The launch of this app and its customisation for the larger iPad screen are just one of the many ways in which Paytm has demonstrated its dedication to constant innovation and focus on enhancing user convenience.”     

The Paytm app for iPad has been developed from ground up. Its user interface and experience have been customised specifically for the larger screen of the iPad. The app caters to all users of Paytm services such as niche shoppers, DTH and postpaid bill payers and those who want a quick and simple recharge for their mobile phones.

Blue Star Infotech Revenues Up By 13%
Blue Star Infotech Limited, the global software services and solutions provider, on Wednesday (23 July) announced its first quarter results for FY 2014-15.

Sunil Bhatia, MD & CEO, Blue Star Infotech Ltd. said “We are delighted to announce that the company has achieved a growth of 13 per cent in total revenues as compared to the same quarter of previous year. If the forex gain last year is ignored, the PAT from business operations this year has doubled over the same quarter last year. We are going through a phase of consolidation but remain confident on delivering above industry growth in the coming quarters.”

Bhatia further added, “The market looks promising for us and with strategic alliances along with the timely rollout of investments in people and solutions; we believe we are well positioned for sustainable growth. Strengthening of existing services along with creating a strong pipeline will be the key drivers of the company’s growth in coming quarters.”

Polaris’ Q1 FY 15 Revenues At Rs 600 Cr
Polaris Financial Technology Limited, a leader in products, solutions and services that enable unprecedented operational productivity for the global Financial Services industry, on Wednseday announced its results for the first quarter of FY15.

Arun Jain, Chairman and Managing Director, Polaris Financial Technology Limited said, “During this period of transition, we have kept the momentum as we restructured our businesses for greater efficiency in delivery of services to customers. We did some rationalization of engagements in the Services business, while our Products business focused on building the
sales and distribution network.”

S Swaminathan, CFO, Polaris Financial Technology Limited said, “The challenge during the last quarter has been to strike a balance between investing for growth and managing costs. We have ensured that we continued to generate cash, while ensuring investments to build the base required for each line of business to grow, particularly in the areas of sales and marketing.”

BenQ Unveils RL2460HT
BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle innovations today announced the launch of its fully optimized RL2460HT monitor for high-speed PC and console gaming — perfect for RTS- and MOBA-style games, as well as fighting games. The RL2460HT is equipped with BenQ's exclusive RevolutionEyes technology to provide the visual comfort gamers need for better performance during prolonged hours of competitive play.

The new RL2460HT has been specifically optimized for real-time strategy (RTS), first-person shooter (FPS) console games such as the all-new Call of Duty®: Ghosts, MOBA-style games like StarCraft® ll: Heart of the Swarm™, League of Legends™, and Defense of the Ancients (Dota 2), as well as for popular fighting games such as Mortal Kombat™.

"With the launch of RL2460HT, BenQ aims to offer exciting special features for some of the professional gaming industry's most popular titles, played by millions of in-person and online gamers," said, Rajeev Singh, Country Head & General Manager, BenQ India. New Age Consultancy has opened its doors for professionals and consultants Pan India.

This new exquisite line of service will aim to provide users with authentic and credible access to Professionals and Consultants from various sectors by uniting them under one cybernetic platform. It will make shifting or opening up a virtual office extremely easy, as easy as a snap of a finger.

One can create your online virtual office in three easy steps, and reach out to 3 Crore potential clients in India each month.

ViewSonic Unveils Interactive PoE Mini Billboards
ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, on Wednseday, unveiled its 10-inch wall-mounted multimedia all in one digital ePosters with wireless capability and power over Ethernet (PoE) for one-wire installation. The EP1031r and EP1032r-T are perfect for point-of-sale advertising on retail shelves, commercial businesses, schools and campuses, or as mounted meeting room signs for corporate and hotel lobbies.

“Technology and consumer expectations have advanced to the point where static displays are quickly being replaced by digital interactive displays able to communicate visually appealing and compelling content,” said Max Hsu, PM director for ViewSonic Asia Pacific.

ViewSonic’s EP1031r and EP1032r-T feature 10.1” widescreen LCD displays, ensuring any message displayed is crisp and vibrant. Both products feature built-in wireless and LAN connectivity, and supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) for convenient content loading and device setting. For brands, this means they have versatile options to display creative brand messaging. The EP1030 family boasts a media player, 4GB internal storage and integrated speakers that enable the playback of video clips, photos and music from a USB hard drive or SD/SDHC memory card, plus VESA-compliance for added wall mount flexibility.

iValue Wins Awards From HDS & NetScout
iValue InfoSolutions, the youngest and fastest growing VAD in the Digital Asset Protection & Data, Network and Application (DNA of every business), on Wednesday announced that it was awarded as "Best VAD" by Hitachi Data Systems and for "Largest New Customer Acquisition" by NetScout for 2013-14.

NetScout awarded iValue at the Worldwide Partner Summit recently held at Osaka, Japan and HDS presented the award during their recently held Partner Summit at Bangalore.

iValue posted strong results for 2013-14, registering 70 per cent CAGR over 6 plus years. The new growth initiative for current fiscal include

Sunil Pillai, MD & Founder at iValue InfoSolutions said, "Recognitions from OEM, Industry and Media validates iValue's continuous efforts to invest and grow business in a structured and focused manner. It motivates us to enhance and expedite growth initiatives and investments for the coming years too."

Keylog Malware Warning
ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than 25-years, alerts hotel business centers on keylogger malware which steals banking and email passwords of the guests. Cyber criminals install keylogger malware on the computers and steal large amounts of information including other guests personally identifiable information (PII), log in credentials to bank, retirement and personal webmail accounts, as well as other sensitive data flowing through the business center's computers.

"In some cases, the suspects used stolen credit cards to register as guests of the hotels; the actors would then access publicly available computers in the hotel business center, log into their Gmail accounts and execute malicious key logging software," the NCCIC said in its advisory.