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Distributed Ledger Technology to define the future: Hashgraph, a fast emerging DLT

Mohua-Sengupta---3i-Infotech

Authored by Ms. Mohua Sengupta, EVP & Global Head of Services, 3i Infotech Ltd The most popular questions in the technology world today is most definitely the one on whether Hashgraph is better than Blockchain. The life and credibility of the Blockchain is being questioned and Hashgraph is being predicted as the technology of the future. While it is difficult to predict whether …

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Essential Technologies for a Smart City – Part 2

smart-city

Smart cities in India are no more a thing of the future; they are being built all across the nation as you read this. The fact holds true not just for our country but worldwide. Projected to be a $400 billion market by 2020 covering 600 cities worldwide, these cities are expected to generate 60% of the world’s GDP by …

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Essential Technologies for a Smart City – Part 1

smart-city

Smart cities in India are no more a thing of the future; they are being built all across the nation as you read this. The fact holds true not just for our country but worldwide. Projected to be a $400 billion market by 2020 covering 600 cities worldwide, these cities are expected to generate 60% of the world’s GDP by …

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Cryptocurrency Mining Malware is the Latest Security Threat

Cryptocurrency

Hijackers around the world are making millions of dollars, thanks to a newly uncovered cybercriminal cryptocurrency mining malware operation which borrows infection techniques from advanced hacking campaigns. Cryptocurrency mining is fast becoming notoriously famous amongst the cyber crooks to earn money. While it uses the infected PC’s processor to carry out its task, the mining malware remains hidden leading to …

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Open Source is Inevitable

Rajesh-Rege,-Red-Hat-India

So far, many partners have been reluctant in acquiring expertise in open source solutions and service. However, as it gains momentum, it will be imperative for partners to build an open source practice By Amit Singh Over the past decade, open source software (OSS) has moved from being unstable yet cutting-edge source code that only geeks used to be a …

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The Role of Technology in the Renewable Energy Sector

Renewable-Energy-Sector

The battle against global warming is becoming a lucrative business as solar and wind energy become cheaper than fossil fuels. By late 2016, 47 developing countries had updated their energy plans by raising their reusable energy consumption targets to 100 percent. There is a great scope for technology to contribute to this movement. New batteries or generators capable of storing …

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Intel’s 5G Wireless Technology Influences Telecom’s Future

Intel-s-5G-Wireless-Technology

The event-driven networking and capabilities of 5G wireless technology hold the promise for telecom’s future. Like any other technology, this will depend on how the two technologies advance, 5G wireless and event-driven networking intersect the problem-and-opportunity space. Erasing the differences between wireline and wireless networking is a big part of 5G which enables it to accommodate the exploding mobility of …

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Premium Cloud versus Commodity Cloud

Commodity-Cloud

More and more businesses are moving their IT infrastructure onto the cloud with each passing day. The benefits of cloud storage are many, flexibility, scalability, and capital expense reduction being the most prominent ones. Cloud service providers are of two types – commodity cloud providers and premium cloud service providers. The ability to specialize in a given type of service, …

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Are we moving to a 5G future?

5-G

5G, the fifth generation of wireless technology promises ultra-high mobile internet speeds and greater capacity. A key enabler for high-speed, low-latency wireless broadband services like IoT, AI, VR, AR and connected vehicles, it will form the foundation for pervasive wireless business processes in verticals.5G could account for as many as 1.1 billion connections by 2025, as per GSMA, covering one-third …

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Tech companies are spying on students in school

spying-on-students

In modern times, data privacy is becoming a critical concern. With the recent outage on Facebook’s privacy violations of its user’s data, the discussion has only gained momentum. But turns out, social media is not the only place prone to malicious activity. Apart from the concerned people within an educational organization, tech companies have access to a lot of student …

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