Vivo beats Samsung for 2nd spot in Indian smartphone market

Samsung, which once led the smartphone market in India, slid to the third position in the quarter that ended in December, even as the South Korean giant continues to make major bets on the rare handset market that is still growing. According to research firm Counterpoint,  Chinese firm Vivo surpassed Samsung to become the second biggest smartphone vendor in India in Q4 2019. Xiaomi,  with […]

Data Analytics vs. Business Analytics

Data analytics is a field that uses technology, statistical techniques and big data to identify important business questions such as patterns and correlations. The implementation of data analytics in an organization may increase efficiency in gathering information and creating an actionable strategy for existing or new opportunities.   Business analytics is focused on using the same big data […]

Soft Robotics raises $23 million from investors including industrial robot giant FANUC

Robotics startup company Soft Robotics has closed its Series B round of funding, raising $23 million led by Calibrate Ventures and Material Impact, and including participation from exiting investors including Honeywell, Yahama, Hyperplane and more. This round also brings in FANUC, the world’s largest maker of industrial robots and a recently announced strategic partner for Soft Robotics . The company said in […]

Snake ransomware tries to slither its way into enterprise networks

Add yet another malicious encryption program to the expanding ranks of ransomware programs that target large enterprise networks in hopes of scoring big financial payoffs. The latest such threat is called Snake, a ransomware program written in the Go programming language, with an unusually high level of obfuscation. It was discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam; analyzed by Vitali Kremez, head […]