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Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Telecom companies promise to look into call drops, improve service

Our Bureau

Flooded with complaints from customers and Parliamentarians on call drops, all the telecom se... »

Monster.com launches portal to identify ‘unfindable’ candidates

Our Bureau

Monster.com has launched TalentBin to identify “unfindable” talent using a stock of information... »

It’s mainly about getting clients in the US: Capgemini

PIERRE-YVES CROS,
Head of Strategy and M&A,
Capgemini

Venkatesh Ganesh

French IT services giant Capgemini’s move to buy out US rival IGATE for $4 billion will m... »

Capgemini to become No. 3 MNC IT employer in India

Our Bureau

The Capgemini-IGATE merger will make the French company a leading employer of Indian engineer... »

Rishad Premji: A quiet doer

PRADEESH CHANDRAN

When last week India’s third largest IT services firm Wipro announced the induction of Rishad Pr... »

Other Gadgets

Customers queue up as they wait to buy the Apple Watch at a store in Paris, France, April 24, 2015. Photo: REUTERS

Apple Watch: Software developers see more apps coming

Reuters

Software developers who tried on an Apple Watch for the first time on Friday predicted a rush of... »

Computers & Laptops

Growth in the PC shipments centered on portables, particularly around emerging product categories such as Chromebooks, Bing, Ultraslims and Convertibles.

PC sales decline in Q1; mobile PCs, hybrids pick up

PTI

Global PC shipments — desktops, notebooks and laptops — witnessed a decline in the range of 5.2-... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Hugo Barra, VP Xiaomi ,Global during launch of Xiaomi smartphone Mi4i in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: Kamal Narang

Xiaomi launches Mi 4i at Rs 12,999; Mi Band coming to India soon

R Dinakaran

Xiaomi has launched its much awaited Mi 4i in the Capital today. The Mi 4i is Xiaomi's... »  

Apple revenue surges 27% in Q2 on iPhone sales

The Apple logo is seen at the flagship Apple retail store.

Reuters/ Our Bureau

Apple Inc on Monday reported better-than-expected earnings as its revenue jumped 27% at $58 billion in Q2 on account of strong iPhone sales. The iPhone maker posted net profit of $13.6 b... »

Capgemini to buy software services firm IGATE for $4 b

Our Bureau

French technology giant Capgemini on Monday said it will acquire software services firm IGATE for $4 billion (€3.7 billion), in the largest buyout in the Indian outsourcing space so far. ... »

Hospitality firms turn to social media for marketing

Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla

Hospitality companies appear to be significantly increasing their social media spends as the digital world has “revolutionised” marketing strategies, say company officials and experts. ... »

Uninor to charge local rates for calls to Nepal till April 28

Our Bureau

All the calls made to Nepal from any Uninor number in India will be treated as local calls. Telecom services provider Uninor has extended this offer till April 28. "The natural... »

Bharti Infratel Q4 profit up 18% at Rs 558 cr

PTI

Bharti Airtel’s tower unit Bharti Infratel today reported 18 per cent jump in its consolidated net profit at Rs 558 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2015.The company had reported a net... »

Capgemini to buy US-based iGATE in $4-bn deal

A view shows the Indian headquarters of iGate in Bangalore

Reuters

French IT services company Capgemini said on Monday it planned to buy US-based iGATE Corp for $4-billion cash in a deal that will make North America its biggest market. iGATE, a technolo... »

Telcos offer free calls to Nepal

Our Bureau

Indian telecom have pitched in with free calls, waiving of roaming charges and treating all calls to Nepal as local calls, in their attempts to support the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal that was affe... »

Telecom operators slash call rates to quake-hit Nepal

PTI

Telecom operators MTS India and Tata Teleservices today said they have slashed charges for calls made to earthquake-hit Nepal to support disaster relief efforts.State-run telecom firms BSNL... »

Ratan Tata invests in Chinese mobile phone maker Xiaomi

Ratan Tata, chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, meets Hugo Barra, Vice President of Xiaomi Global, and Manu Jain, Head of Mi India Operations. Mr. Tata has invested in Xiaomi, the first investment made by any Indian into the fast-growing smartphone company.

Our Bureau

Amount not disclosed; start of an exciting journey, says Xiaomi founder »

Kallidus buy to give Infosys presence in e-commerce services

Our Bureau

This is software major’s second acquisition this year »

Infosys: Analysts bullish on the path CEO Sikka is taking

Majesco in pact with N American cos

We need Make in India for manufacturing revolution: Nasscom Chairman

Infosys net rises 3.5% at Rs 3,097 cr in Q4

Infosys springs a surprise, announces another 1:1 bonus issue

Telcos support Net neutrality

Google quarterly profit edges up on revenue surge

Past mistakes won’t be repeated; Alcatel on merger with Nokia

RJio throws weight behind Airtel, Voda on Net neutrality

Our Bureau

Reliance Jio has thrown its weight behind Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular in asking TRAI to bring internet services companies such as WhatsApp, Skype and Google under the regulatory regime. »

Amazon.in launches Sunday delivery

Our Bureau

Amazon.in has launched Sunday delivery promises for residential addresses for all FBA (Fulfilled by Amazon) products at no extra cost. Customers on Amazon.in can count Sunday as a regula... »

RCom closes bond sale to raise $300 mn

Our Bureau

Reliance Communications has announced that it has issued and closed senior secured bonds to raise $ 300 million. The Notes have a tenor of five and half years due in 2020 and carry a coupon of 6.5... »

Cochin Chamber opposes website discrimination

V. Sajeev Kumar

Net neutrality critical for start-ups »

Kaspersky offers new security package for tiny firms

K V Kurmanath

The Moscow-based Internet security solutions firm Kaspersky Lab has announced a security package for small firms with less than 25 employees. The company said the package offers good pr... »

Mauj Mobile to raise $30-50 million for appstore play

Adith Charlie

Mauj Mobile is seeking to raise primary investment of up to $50 million (about ₹300 crore) million as part of its transformation from a mobile value added services (VAS) company to a provider of n... »

Aircel offers free calls to quake victims

Our Bureau

Aircel has announced free calls for all its customers to the earthquake hit Nepal for the next two days (April 27, 28). All the pre-paid and post-paid customers can make the calls to their kin stra... »

Nepal quake: Technology helps families, friends locate loved ones

Screenshot of Google Person Finder 2015 for Nepal Earthquake.

PTI

At a time when Nepal and parts of India have been convulsed by a devastating earthquake, modern web technology is turning out to be a boon as distressed family members are able to locate their lov... »  

Apple Watch: Software developers see more apps coming

Customers queue up as they wait to buy the Apple Watch at a store in Paris, France, April 24, 2015. Photo: REUTERS

Reuters

Software developers who tried on an Apple Watch for the first time on Friday predicted a rush of new apps over the next few months, particularly in areas including health and messaging. D... »

Infosys: weak all-round

K. Venkatasubramanian, BL Research Bureau

Most numbers fall short of peers’ »

When HR meets social media: brave new world of recruitments

CSK is the Tweeple’s choice

Hospitality sector hikes social media spend for biz growth

Target 2020: become a $20-billion company

Infosys Q4 net up 3.5% at Rs 3,097 cr; lags estimates

'Non-neutral net regime will impact free software movement’

Apple Watch finally goes on sale

BL Ink

It’s the time to disco: Youngsters gravitate towards Meow Meow since it often allows them to stay up for days and dance all night. Photo: K.R Deepak

Cat’s got your tongue

mohini chaudhuri

A relatively unknown party drug - Meow Meow - tightens its stranglehold on the urban youngsters of Mumbai »

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