KOCHI: The last date for registration for Federal Bank FinTech Hackathon has been extended to November 8. The first-of-its-kind Hackathon that the Federal Bank had launched in association with IBM on the founder’s day of the bank on October 18, is a ‘Mobile Challenge’ outreach program to welcome newer ideas that can enable NexGen Banking through Mobile especially in the areas of Retail Banking, Payments, Remittances, and Merchant Payment.
IBM provides Digital Innovation Platform, IBM MobileFirst/IBM Bluemix, for the Hackathon. The shortlisted ideas will be provided 20 days to work on the IBM Bluemix platform to develop the concept into an application.
Football Pros Play Blindfolded
Kochi: Mobile App based transportation provider, Uber and Kerala Blasters FC has organised an interaction between KBFC team members and the Kerala Blind Football Team put together by the Society for Rehabilitation of the Visually Challenged (SRVC) in Kochi. The event was attended by Mohammed Rafi, Josu Currais, Bruno Perone, C K Vineeth and Mehtob Hossain of Kerala Blasters. The players had themselves blindfolded and played penalty shootouts using blind footballs.
Free Data From Vodafone
Kochi: Vodafone India will offer free 100MB Data to its customers to celebrate Diwali this year. This special offer is available to all Vodafone customers on November 11 and they can avail the free 100MB data by just sending a SMS ‘DIWALI’ to 199. “We are driven with the singular objective of delivering superior experience to our customers,” said Sunil Sood - MDand CEO. ENS