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Guy Littlefair (left), Dean of Engineering, Deakin University; UB Desai, Director of IIT-H; and Murai, Dean, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, at a two-day international symposium on ‘Digital Fabrication’ in Hyderabad on Monday. NAGARA GOPAL
Guy Littlefair (left), Dean of Engineering, Deakin University; UB Desai, Director of IIT-H; and Murai, Dean, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, at a two-day international symposium on ‘Digital Fabrication’ in Hyderabad on Monday. NAGARA GOPAL

Soon, 3D tech to measure soil moisture, plant health

K V KURMANATH

Japanese scientist develops device using digital fabrication »

Google to rank websites based on facts not links

PTI

Google plans to rank websites on its search engine based on factual accuracy, a move that will p... »

Cook says Apple Watch might replace the need for car keys

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook

Reuters

Apple Inc's latest product, the Apple Watch, might replace the need for car keys, Chief Executiv... »

Google submits plans to expand Silicon Valley headquarters

An artist's rendering of the proposal to re-develop part of Google Headquarters North Bayshore campus in Mountain View, California is shown in this handout provided by Google. -- Reuters

Reuters

Google Inc has submitted plans for a vastly expanded headquarters at the Silicon Valley city whe... »

Ericsson sues Apple for telecom patent infringement

Reuters

Swedish mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson is suing Apple Inc for patent infringement, Ericsson... »

Other Gadgets

Baby steps towards the big picture

Sabyasachi Biswas

We experience the first 4K offerings by Tata Sky »

Computers & Laptops

Samsung loses top slot in tablet segment to iBall

Our Bureau

Samsung has lost the top slot in the tablet segment to desi company — iBall. According to resear... »

Mobiles & Tablets

A hostess displays the Galaxy S6 edge (L) and Galaxy S6 smartphones at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday.

Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy S6 phones

Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones featuring a slim body made f... »

Bharti Airtel ties up with China Mobile

S Ronendra Singh

Bharti Airtel Limited on Tuesday partnered with China Mobile under which the two companies will work towards the growth of the long term evolution (LTE) ecosystem and evolving mobile technology st... »

TiE: Start-ups, tech, e-comm players to be hit by service tax hike

K V Kurmanath 

Increase in service tax will adversely impact corporates, particularly start-ups, technology firms, and e-commerce firms. Safir Adeni, President of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE, Hyderabad... »

GOQii launches marketplace for fitness coaches

Our Bureau

GOQii, a platform that enables healthier lifestyle with the help of wearable technology, has launched a marketplace model to connect fitness enthusiasts with some of the world’s best coache... »

India not investor friendly, yet our top market: Vodafone chief

Vittorio Colao

S Ronendra Singh

India is still not investor friendly, Vittorio Colao, Group Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone said.“Everything is more complicated in India…different authorisation...Every time I go... »

Social media seen aiding cyber attackers’ cause

Our Bureau

Banks have made significant efforts in educating customers on safe banking practices, but it is often found to be inadequate in the face of a sustained cyber attacks, a top RBI official has... »

Intex Technologies to invest Rs 100 cr to boost retail presence

Rajesh Kurup

Intex Technologies (India) Ltd will invest about Rs 100 crore in FY 15-16 to boost its retail presence, starting with the metros, in India. The company will open 400 exclusive stores - ‘I... »

Ola hails TaxiForSure for ₹1,200 cr

Our Bureau

Ola on Monday bought rival TaxiForSure for $200 million (₹1,200 crore) in a cash-and-stock deal that will give the country’s largest taxi aggregator more muscle to take on global player Uber. ... »

Samsung unveils sleek new Galaxy S6 phones

A hostess displays the Galaxy S6 edge (L) and Galaxy S6 smartphones at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday.

Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim the throne of undisputed global smartphone leader from... »

PM to IT sector: Govt will provide infrastructure, you innovate

Our Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi commended the IT sector here on Sunday and urged young engineers to help move India to the status of an innovation hub instead of merely being a great client... »

Pakistan tops list of most searched World Cup teams: Google

Google said that despite two humiliating defeats against India and the West Indies, Pakistan team still continues to dominate search influence

PTI

Pakistan has topped the chart of most searched teams playing in the ongoing ICC World Cup despite not performing well, a latest study by global online giant Google said. “Despite two humi... »

E-commerce industry does not get FDI clarity, but optimistic on Goods & Services Tax

Sanjay Kapoor, Chairman, Micromax Informatics

Accessing tech made cheaper

Budget 2015: What clicked

Budget 2015: Price of imported mobile phones, tablets may go up

Budget 2015: ₹1,000 cr fund allotted for tech start ups, entrepreneurs

Centre will look into TCS job cuts: Law Minister

India’s e-commerce space may grow 50% in next 5 yrs: Eco Survey

IoT-based apps for detecting pesticide residue likely

VINSON KURIAN

The International Centre for Free and Open Source Software here has completed the first batch of training for Internet of Things (IoT) hardware. This would help students get started on p... »
INTERVIEW

Telenor's Sigve Brekke: In India, our focus now is on basic services

Sigve Brekke, Head (Asia), Telenor. File Photo

S Ronendra Singh

Telecom service provider Telenor Group, which has a big participation here at the Mobile World Congress 2015, is focussed around saying how digital connectivity can help world to get closer. And,... »

Centre’s move to supersede Fin Tech board lands in Court

Our Bureau

The Bombay High Court has postponed the hearing of Financial Technologies plea against the Ministry of Corporate Affairs’ petition in the Company Law Board (CLB), to Wednesday. The Ministry had as... »

IT companies now generate higher revenue from fixed price contracts

Adith Charlie

This may impact overall margins, hiring numbers »

Selfie culture here to stay: experts

PTI

As many as 85 per cent respondents in a new survey said they post a selfie once a week on social media sites, according to experts who suggest the selfie phenomenon is here to stay.A new... »

BlackBerry to offer cloud-based version of BES 12

BlackBerry takes its device management platform BES 12 to the cloud. File photo

Reuters

BlackBerry Ltd said on Monday it plans to offer a cloud-based version of its device management platform BES12, a move that will make the service more accessible to small- and medium-sized business... »

Infosys inks 5-year pact with logistics firm TNT

Our Bureau

Infosys  has signed a five-year agreement with multinational express delivery company TNT, to help it simplify and transform its technology applications.  The IT major will... »

Ahead of spectrum auction, telecom sector gets no relief

Our Bureau

Industry’s concerns left unanswered, say players »

E-commerce transactions on ‘aggregator’ platforms turn costly

PTI

E-commerce transactions through websites and mobile apps based on ‘aggregator model’, including for cab services and online shopping, may turn expensive as those providing such services under thei... »

Tech start-up scene likely to look up

Our Bureau

The technology start-up scenario is in for a big change following the Union Budget’s encouraging proposals.Start-up entrepreneurs are upbeat that the Finance Minister has taken measures... »

Optical fibre: AP Cyber Net shows the way

MAT worries linger for software firms

Boost for domestic mobile phone makers

Budget fails to address IT industry concerns: Nasscom

‘Service tax on online, mobile media will hamper growth’

Roaming to get cheaper as TRAI proposes lower tariffs

TRAI proposes up to 80% cut mobile roaming rates

BL Ink

Cradle to grave: The National Health Service of Britain is not flawless, but it has helped millions of lives

Eyes wide open

Vidya Ram

Indian doctors have always played a major role in the National Health Service of the UK. But their story is equally about assimilation and success as it is about compromise and bias »

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