Samsung Tizen phone Z1
Samsung Tizen phone Z1

Samsung to make Tizen phone Z1 in India


Buoyed by the market response to its Tizen OS-based smartphone in India, tech giant Samsung plan... »

The days of ‘big bang’ hiring by IT firms may be over

Adith Charlie

The big 3, TCS, Infosys & Wipro, sign on fewer people in Q3 »

The next 30 years could see PCs fading away and robots taking over

A hundred humanoid communication robots called Robi perform a synchronised dance during a promotional event called 100 Robi in Tokyo earlier this month. The 34cm-tall (13.4-inch) robot, can speak, walk and dance. -- Reuters

K V Kurmanath

By 2045 robots could replace human beings in doing several day-to-day chores. Apps could take ca... »

Prasad woos US companies, offers sops to start manufacturing in India


Offering lucrative incentives, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today invited US technology... »

Polaris posts ₹40-cr profit in third quarter

Our Bureau

Polaris Consulting & Services Ltd (formerly Polaris Financial Technology Ltd) has re... »

Auto Focus

Pawan Goenka, Executive
Director, M&M Ltd PAUL NORONHA

Goenka impressed with Korean commitment


Tivoli compact SUV has the potential to be a gamechanger, he believes »


Where will your Karma take you?

Sabyasachi Biswas

Can Far Cry 4 outshine its predecessor? »

Other Gadgets

Google to halt sale of Google Glass


Google is set to discontinue the sale of its smart eyewear Google Glass, but the tech giant plan... »

Computers & Laptops

A model wears the Microsoft HoloLens as he scrolls through a virtual Windows menu in this publicity photo released to Reuters January 21, 2015. Microsoft Corp on Wednesday unveiled the holographic lens device that allows users to see three-dimensional renderings of computer-generated images. The device has no wires and looks like a visor. It ups the stakes in the emerging market for virtual reality, being targeted by Facebook Inc's Oculus. Photo: Reuters/Microsoft Corp./Handout

Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and HoloLens


Microsoft has taken the wraps off a new version of Windows and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Functionality that comes at a price

Sabyasachi Biswas

The mid-range smartie segment is bursting at its seams with options, and Acer, the one manufactu... »


Pepperfry launches mobile site

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

Tech Mahindra eyes diversified global workforce


Committed to a diversified global workforce, IT major Tech Mahindra chief CP Gurnani has said employees in the IT industry will have to continuously re-skill themselves as 10-15 per cent technolog... »

Persistent Systems proposes 1:1 bonus

R Yegya Narayanan

The board of directors of software development and technology services company Persistent Systems Ltd today recommended issue of bonus shares in the ratio of 1:1. The company has convened... »

RCom aims Rs 400 cr revenue from cloud space


Reliance Communications (RCOM) is looking at generating a revenue of Rs 400 crore from cloud— based and related services in the next couple of years, a senior company official said today.Af... »

DRI slaps ₹427-cr demand on Vodafone, Airtel and 4 telcos for dumping duty evasion


Firms charged with importing digital transmission gear from China and Israel »

Take Solutions forms new arm for life-sciences domain

H.R. Srinivasan, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Take Solutions

Our Bureau

Take Solutions Ltd has formed a wholly-owned subsidiary, Navitas, for its life sciences sector. This is part of the company’s strategy to meet client demands and focus on innovation. ... »

Now, TomTom brings sport watches to India

Aesha Datta

Dutch navigation device maker entered India in 2011 with portable GPS systems »

Goenka impressed with Korean commitment

Pawan Goenka, Executive
Director, M&M Ltd PAUL NORONHA


Tivoli compact SUV has the potential to be a gamechanger, he believes »

VE Commercial bets big on Pro 6000 series

All set Philippe Divry, Senior Vice President, Volvo Group, and Vinod
Aggarwal, CEO, VE Commercial Vehicles, at the launch.


The trucks offer best in-class fuel efficiency and superior productivity »

Smart phones on four wheels

Get smart Zoomcar as a self-drive mobility solution is quickly catching
up in cities like Bengaluru.


The challenge is to develop driver assistance technology to make vehicles autonomous »

Marten Pieters steps down as CEO of Vodafone India

Marten Pieters, Vodafone India Managing Director and Chief Executive

Our Bureau

Sunil Sood to take over on April 1 »

Google planning to sell wireless phone service

LG says no overheating issue with new Qualcomm processor

Now, access WhatsApp on Web browser

Functionality that comes at a price

And the underdog scores!

Hostage crisis for your computer, smartphone

Defence, Telecom ministries pact for spectrum gets Cabinet nod

TCS renews title sponsorship of Amsterdam Marathon

Airtel services hit in Hyderabad

Our Bureau

Lakhs of Airtel users in Hyderabad have suffered an outage today as the network failed them.  People could not make or receive calls since morning. While admitting the outage, Bharti... »

Karbonn plans expansion of Android One portfolio

Abhishek Law

Karbonn Mobiles is looking to work on its “Android One” portfolio to come out with a larger number of devices during the year. Devices are likely to cater to the entry a... »

Cognizant to expand footprint in Maharashtra, seeks land near Pune

Our Bureau 

IT giant Cognizant is considering further expanding its footprint in Maharashtra. According to a press statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office, the President of the company,&... »

BPO firm Omega Healthcare to hire 2,300 this year

Venkatesh Ganesh

Omega Healthcare, which offers BPO services to the US healthcare sector, plans to hire 2,300 this year. The employee additions will include coders and graduates with a science background,... »

Juniper tapping cloud opportunity

Russell Skingsley

Maulik Tewari

The growing demand for cloud computing services by enterprises across the world has thrown up growth opportunities for many service providers. One such provider is Juniper Networks, whi... »

‘Amaze-ing’ road trip to the Rann

S Muralidhar

A weekend at the salt-flats in Kutch, in a car you might have thought will never fit the scenery »

China, US are the new frontiers for SsangYong

Yoo-iI Lee, CEO, SsangYong Motor


The company aims to be among the big automobile brands by 2020 »

HARMAN acquires Symphony Teleca

Our Bureau

To boost HARMAN’s play in ‘Internet of Things’ »

India to have largest Facebook users on mobile by 2017


India will surpass the US to lead the global tally of the largest Facebook userbase on mobile by 2017, market research firm eMarketer said in a report. According to the report, nearly 1 b... »

Antuit secures $56 m funding led by Goldman Sachs


Antuit Holdings Pte Ltd, a big data solutions firm, today said it has secured an investment of up to $56 million (about Rs 345 crore) led by global investment bank Goldman Sachs. Besides,... »

Nasscom forms separate R&D council

Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and HoloLens

4G: Bharti in RJio’s backyard

TCS to extend research scholarship programme for five years

Airtel takes 4G battle to Reliance Jio’s backyard

Screwvala, Saikumar join hands for digital venture

Automation to cause temporary replacement of jobs: Sikka

BL Ink

BLink turns one

As BLink turns one, promising new authors of 2015 write exclusively for our fiction issue... »

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