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Amdocs introduces capabilities to enable 'Mobile Video' experiences

Updated: Sep 28, 2016 11:59 IST      
Amdocs introduces capabilities to enable 'Mobile Video' experiences

New Delhi [India], Sep 28 (ANI): Amdocs, the leading provider of customer experience solutions, announced new capabilities within the Amdocs Omni-Channel Experience solution to allow mobile service providers to connect to content and application providers (CAPs) to deliver new and creative digital services to users.

Via integration with Google's publicly available mobile data plan application program interface (API), the Amdocs Omni-Channel Experience solution has been initially deployed to interoperate with Google's YouTube app, and in the future may be able to be deployed to support other Google services and CAPs who are using the same API.

The interoperability of the Amdocs solution with YouTube's mobile app allows improved in-app data transparency and data transactions. YouTube will be able to offer customers the ability to view YouTube videos offline at reduced rates during off-peak hours, thereby allowing service providers to shift traffic from peak hours to times when their network is underutilized, providing dynamic pricing opportunities and ensuring better viewing quality.

Data balance and rate information will be provided by the Amdocs Omni-Channel Experience solution, enabling service providers to present this information in a consistent way across different customer touch points, including YouTube's mobile app.

"The integration of the Amdocs Omni-Channel Experience solution with Google's mobile data API bridges the gap between service provider networks and content providers," said Research Director Analysys Mason, Dr. Mark Mortensen.

"This streamlines collaboration between app providers and operators, making possible unique application-specific features to end users for better experiences using the channels that the users want to use," added Mortensen.

"It's a fast-moving digital world and we are committed to helping our service provider customers quickly and easily bring to market richer digital services by opening their systems to an ecosystem of partners," said Head of global marketing at Amdocs, Chris Williams.

"Working together with Google , we are offering service providers innovative ways to cater to the digital lifestyle of today's Generation C consumers and power their businesses with new, digitally-enabled capabilities, building customer trust through data transparency and increasing business value through network traffic optimization," he added. (ANI)

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 8; pre-orders to commence today

Updated: Aug 24, 2017 10:25 IST     

New Delhi [India], August 24 (ANI): Putting an end to Smartphone buffs' anticipation, Samsung unveiled its flagship device Samsung Galaxy Note 8 at an event in New York, priced at 869 GBP (approximately Rs. 72,000) in the United Kingdom. The smartphone comes in four colour variants - Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue and Maple Gold.

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New Delhi [India], August 23 (ANI): Aeris Technologies' IoT Automotive Services platform enables original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to customise connected vehicle solutions in order to create a better driving and ownership experience.

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New Delhi [India], August 23 (ANI): As the fear of the WannaCry ransomware epidemic set in, cyber criminals sent out spam and phishing emails offering users different services to fight against the epidemics, noted Kaspersky Lab's "Spam and phishing in Q2 2017" report.

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New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Smart Software Testing solutions Inc. (SSTS), the company behind pCloudy.com - one of largest mobile device cloud platform has announced a strategic investment in Crowd4Test.com, a Bengaluru, India based startup building SaaS platform for managed Crowd Testing and User Experience testing.

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Five reasons that make Android Oreo a win-win situation

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 14:35 IST     

New Delhi [India], August 23 (ANI): Until now, the Oreo was a favourite among the cookie treats. This fondness is set to transpire into the smartphone segment as well, with the introduction of the Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest release of the platform that is smarter, faster and more powerful than ever.

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New Delhi [India], August 22 (ANI): Findings from Kaspersky Lab's Q2 Malware Report highlighted a sudden surge in the number of 'exploit' packages in-the-wild, which have lead to over five million attacks in a mere span of three months, indicating the unrelenting scale of this cyber threat.

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Toppr extends its latest services to iPhone and iPad users

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 16:38 IST     

New Delhi [Ndia], Aug 22 (ANI): Students can now access the most recent version of Toppr (the only platform that allows students to seamlessly switch between its website, android) on their iPhones and iPads as well.

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Casio unveils two new stylised calculator series

Updated: Aug 22, 2017 15:47 IST     

Tokyo [Japan], August 22 (ANI): Casio Computer Co. Ltd. on Tuesday announced the release of two new calculator series based on the concept of "My Style," for a total of six new products. Each of the new products is completely finished in a single-tone design, allowing users to express their personal lifestyle.

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New Delhi [India], August 21 (ANI): Verizon, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated surpassed the Gigabit speed barrier, by achieving an industry-first with commercial silicon and network infrastructure with 1.07 gigabits per second (Gbps) download speeds using the Qualcomm SnapdragonTM X20 LTE Modem, as part of the companies' ongoing evolution of LTE technology.

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Portronics unveils portable bluetooth speaker "Sound Bun"

Updated: Aug 21, 2017 16:12 IST     

New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Portronics has launched Sound Bun, a very powerful Portable Bluetooth 4.1 Speaker with Microphone that produces great quality sound with just a 6W speaker with playback time up to four hours.

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New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Microsoft on Monday announced the acquisition of Cycle Computing, which will help make it easier for Azure customers to use High Performance Computing (HPC) and other Big Computing capabilities in the cloud and help them accelerate their movement to the cloud.

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Top six apps enable students to earn pocket money

Updated: Aug 19, 2017 17:26 IST     

New Delhi [India], Aug 19 (ANI): Nowadays students can earn their pocket money by their own with the help of these top six applications.

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Android users can now preview videos in Google search results

Updated: Aug 19, 2017 11:52 IST     

New York [USA], August 19 (ANI): Tech giant Google will soon incorporate video results for its search engine users, with the introduction of its new 'video preview' feature.

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Now, you can 'YouTube' breaking news

Updated: Aug 19, 2017 10:02 IST     

New York [USA], August 19 (ANI): Keeping up with the 'news-on-the-go' culture, the online video platform, YouTube, will now have a separate section on its homepage and mobile app dedicated to breaking news videos from around the world.

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New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Spreadtrum unveiled complete series of high-performance LTE SoC platforms and its innovative solutions on mobile communication and IoT (automotive terminal, broadband communication and financial security) in the 2017 Global Partners Conference, "Infinite Chip, Infinite Intelligence", in China's Shenzhen.

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London [United Kingdom], Aug.18 (ANI): Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a new modification of the well-known mobile banking Trojan Faketoken, which has been developed and is now able to steal credentials from popular taxi applications.

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