Coffee mugs with the Google logo on them.
Coffee mugs with the Google logo on them.

EU lawmakers urge regulators to break up Google


European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion on Thursday urging anti-trust regulators... »

Cisco tests ‘Make in India’ waters with $5-b proposal

Thomas K Thomas

US technology major Cisco has submitted a proposal to the government saying it is ready t... »

Microsoft Devices bets on services, apps to drive smartphone sales

Sales push Bhaskar Pramanik (right), Microsoft India Chairman, with Ajey Mehta, Managing Director, Microsoft Devices India, at the launch of the Lumia 535 smartphone in the Capital, on Wednesday. RAMESH SHARMA

S Ronendra Singh

Microsoft Devices is planning to roll out a slew of services and applications on top of its smar... »

SanDisk wants to strengthen distribution, supply chain network

Rajesh Gupta, Country Manager, India, SanDisk Corporation

Adith Charlie

In India, Nasdaq-listed SanDisk Corp currently has a marketshare of about 35 per cent acr... »

Royalty issue: DoT drops licensing agreement clause

Thomas K Thomas

The Department of Telecom has dropped a controversial clause in the proposed intellectual rights... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Micromax trumps new Chinese phone brand launch in India

Our Bureau

Chinese phone brand OnePlus One's plans to launch in India on December 2 has been jeopard... »

Auto Focus


‘Cars are the black sheep of the industry’

Murali Gopalan

Since it was first unveiled at the Delhi Auto Expo in early 2012, Bajaj Auto’s quadricycle ha... »

Other Gadgets

Go beyond pro – go aerial

Amrit Ramakrishnan

This is your life, be a hero. That’s what GoPro wants you to be. But conventional GoPro cameras... »

Computers & Laptops

India’s Internet userbase to cross 300 mn by December-end


Buoyed by strong growth in Internet consumption on mobile devices, the number of people online i... »


Pepperfry launches mobile site

Priyanka Pani, an online furniture and home products destination, has launched a ‘mobile’ site t... »


Nazara Technologies inks multi-movie deal with Fox Star Studios

Our Bureau

Nazara Technologies has signed a multi-movie deal with Fox Star Studios to develop games based o... »

Rise of flat-screen televisions lowers the curtain on the bulky box

R. Ravikumar

They are bulky, antediluvian, and once the pride of living rooms. But like most other casualties of the digital revolution, the CRT (cathode ray tube) televisions are in their last lap. »

Payment bank may not boost telcos’ topline: Crisil report

Our Bureau

While telecom operators seem to be well placed to enter the payments bank business both operationally and strategically, the business by itself will not significantly augment the topline of tel... »

Micromax trumps new Chinese phone brand launch in India

Our Bureau

Chinese phone brand OnePlus One's plans to launch in India on December 2 has been jeopardised after Micromax announced an exclusive deal with mobile operating system player Cyanogen. »

Videos on mobile gaining popularity in emerging markets

Priyanka Pani

Vuclip, the leading premium mobile video on demand service for emerging markets, said that 67 percent of 12,000 people surveyed globally prefer mobile as their primary method for watching their fa... »

NTT Data partners with Daimler for ERP support services


NTT Data Corporation has entered into a multi-year-deal with Daimler for global ERP support services. As a part of this partnership, the Japanese technology major will work with developme... »

Accumenta on top 50 TNW USA list

L N Revathy

Accumenta, a Coimbatore-based start-up, claims that it is the only company from India to have made it to the top 50 TNW (The Next Web) USA list. According to the founder-Director, Girish... »

US firm Ness Software wants to leverage India strengths

Paul Lombardo, Chief Executive Officer, Ness Software

M Somasekhar

US-based Ness Software Engineering Services will expand its India operations to tap emerging opportunities in the digital economy, cloud and big data analytics, said Chief Executive Office... »

Call now, pay later

Our Bureau

Mobile operators are rolling out credit facilities for pre-paid users in a bid to help them make important calls even after their talk-time is exhausted fully. Reliance Communication... »

Centre unlikely to file appeal against Vodafone, Shell verdicts

Our Bureau

The Government is unlikely to appeal against the Bombay High Court decision on the Vodafone and Shell tax disputes. A senior Finance Ministry official said that an internal committee of the Cen... »

A weekend in the valley of the White Mountains

Picture perfect: The best part of the stretch before reaching Dharamshala was a section of the road that cut through a pine forest. S MURALIDHAR

S Muralidhar

The lure of the mountains is a constant even when the weather is not oppressive in the plains. And there is no better way to fully soak-in the beauty of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas t... »

US tech firms lobby for trade secret protection

JBM bets big on bus foray

Mercedes plans to step on the gas in India

DoT should take back MTNL’s entire spectrum holding: TRAI

Getting the inbox to do a little thinking for you

NTT Com planning to acquire unified telecom licence

First taste of the Android Lollipop

Micromax appoints COO for Yu

After two decades, Loop to hang up today

Rajesh Kurup

Over the past one month or so, Rajeev Chandrasekhar has been inundated with telephone calls and messages on his Facebook and Twitter pages from both the customers and employees of Loop Mobile (... »

Sept quarter sees strong growth for tablet vendors

Our Bureau

Fuelled by festive buying and strengthening commercial demand, tablet vendors have seen the strongest growth in sales in the third quarter of 2014. According to International Data Co... »

MSME online loan facility

Our Bureau

P Jayarama Bhat, Managing Director of Karnataka Bank Ltd, launched an online facility for loan application on the bank’s MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises) portal here on Thursday. A press... »

NComputing, a major player in enterprise client device market

Our Bureau

NComputing, a company provides virtualisation solutions said that 1.3 million seats in India have deployed its software.  Customer in education, small and medium businesses, enterpri... »

Puravankara group to participate in Google’s Online Shopping fest

Our Bureau

Puravankara and Provident Housing to participate on Google’s Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF) 2014. The online fair from google, which started in 2012, is in its third year now after... »

Weak rupee: analysts see minimal margin boost for IT exporters

Venkatesh Ganesh

Despite the depreciation in the rupee, which tends to help IT exporters, the impact on their operating margins in the third quarter of the 2015 fiscal year will be minimal. Earlier this mon... »

TRAI recommends higher CDMA spectrum reserve price

Our Bureau

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday recommended a reserve price of ₹3,104 crore per megahertz for CDMA spectrum, which is 15 per cent more than the ₹2,685 crore pe... »

In boost for travel sector, Govt launches e-visa facility for tourists from 43 countries

Red carpet Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister of State for
Tourism Mahesh Sharma (left) and Home Affairs Secretary Anil
Goswami at the launch of the e-Visa scheme in Delhi RAMESH SHARMA

Our Bureau 

Acceding to a long-pending demand of the travel industry, and aiming to make travel to India hassle-free, the Government on Thursday launched electronic visa facilities for tourists from 43 cou... »

Diesel cars improve in quality – JD Power study

Our Bureau


In the past five years, sales numbers aren’t the only improvements with respect to diesel vehicles in India – overall quality too, has also improved. This was stated in the the J... »

2015 Audi Q3 -Better looks, better performance

Fully equipped: The Audi Q3’s infotainment system connects the smartphone to the Internet , so passengers can use the WiFi hotspot to surf the net or use e-mail, while the driver can enjoy tailored services from Audi connect.

S Ronendra Singh

 The afternoon in Munich was almost a freezing zero degree Celsius and worse it was raining. One would have loved to be just wrapped up cosy inside a blanket. But, we were there last week to dr... »

‘Cars are the black sheep of the industry’

Fuel prices may drop in coming months

RCom launches unlimited data plan

Safety tips for holiday shoppers

TechM platform for auto insurers

Go beyond pro – go aerial

Wipro bags life sciences award

BL Ink

Love in the time of Tinder

shreevatsa nevatia

Indigenous dating apps are giving new agency to young people who now believe romance, and perhaps even happily-ever-after are just a click away »

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