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Deferred: B. Ramalinga Raju, former Chairman of Satyam Computers,
coming out of the court in Hyderabad on Monday. - PV SIVAKUMAR
Deferred: B. Ramalinga Raju, former Chairman of Satyam Computers, coming out of the court in Hyderabad on Monday. - PV SIVAKUMAR

Judgement in Satyam case to be delivered on Aug 11

The designated special court is likely to pronounce the judgement in the Satyam case on Aug... »

Bharti Airtel's subscriber base crosses 300 million

Bharti Airtel's subscriber base across mobile, fixed line and DTH services has crossed 300 milli... »

Ramco Systems plans to raise up to ₹500 crore

The board of Ramco Systems has approved the company’s plans to raise up to ₹500 crore thr... »

Binatone launches 3G data card priced at Rs 1,800

Communications technology provider Binatone on Monday launched a ‘3G data card with Wi... »

MAIT launches e-portal for small, medium enterprises

In line with the Govt’s push to boost manufacturing of IT, electronics production
MAIT, the apex body representing India’s IT hardware, training and R&D services secto... »

Mobiles & Tablets

MTN attempting India entry again?

Africa’s largest mobile operator MTN Group may still be eyeing an entry into the Indian t... »

Computers & Laptops

Peter Chang

We want to cover from PCs to smartphones: Asus India

Taiwan-based Asus expanded its footprint in the country with the launch of its smartphone... »  

Interiors

Pepperfry launches mobile site

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

Other Gadgets

Escape to the unimaginable

When the reality gets too tough to handle, these upcoming games, all set in fantastic worlds and... »

Auto Focus

Is this the entry luxury car you’ve been waiting for?

Audi doesn’t skimp on features for the A3. Hope the price will be equally attractive.
Luxury car brands have seen a bit of a divergent trend amongst their cars on either end of th... »

Gaming

InMobi says `Game On!' with new monetisation solution

Creates $25 mn fund for Indie game developers
InMobi, an independent mobile advertising network, has announced its new monetisation solution f... »

Hexaware’s new chief formulates three-pronged strategy for growth

R SRIKRISHNA, CEO, Hexaware

Almost a year after Baring Private Equity Asia picked up a controlling stake in Hexaware Technologies there has been a change of guard at the IT company.R Srikrishna, who was with HC... »

MTN attempting India entry again?

Africa’s largest mobile operator MTN Group may still be eyeing an entry into the Indian telecom sector. If the industry buzz is to be believed that the South African company is understood t... »

Monster exploring acquisitions to power rural business plan

Sensing an improvement in business sentiment, online recruitment facilitator Monster is exploring acquisition opportunities as part of a business plan to push ahead in Tier II and Tier III cit... »

Uninor sets Guinness record

Uninor’s opening up of 362 retail outlets on a single day has created world record, with the Guinness Book of World Records recognising it as the biggest retail expansion by a company. T... »

Hexaware appoints R Srikrishna as Chief Executive Officer

Hexaware Technologies has appointed R Srikrishna as Chief Executive officer, effective Monday. Prior to joining Hexaware, Srikrishna was President of Infrastructure and Life Sciences Bus... »

We’re on track to setting up world-class ecosystem: Nasscom’s Ravi Gururaj

Ravi Gururaj

The National Association of Software & Services Companies (Nasscom) initiated the 10,000 Start-ups programme to incubate, fund and support start-ups over the next 10 years. According to... »

Facebook launches bookmarking feature ‘Save’

You can save items like links, places, movies, TV and music on Facebook. Only you can see the items you save unless you choose to share them with friends. Photo: Special Arrangement Facebook has launched a new tool that lets users store links from news feed and Facebook pages for places, events, movies, TV shows, and music to a list where they can view them later. W... »

Wipro chief meets KCR, Naidu

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji met the Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, K Chandrasekhara Rao and N Chandrababu Naidu, respectively here on Sunday. He discussed the scope for d... »

Google, IEEE offer $1 mn for laptop sized power inverter

Tech giant Google is offering a prize of USD 1 million (about Rs 6 crore) for building a compact solution for transforming renewable energy into a power source that can be used at home. ... »

Hewlett-Packard unveils new inkjet printer

Hewlett-Packard India has launched PageWide Technology, a range of inkjet-based large format printers that deliver prints five times faster than that of its competitor, said Mahesh Soni,... »

Telcos told to specify download speed

Wipro is seeing a return to discretionary spending in North America: Kurien

Vodafone’s India revenue rises 10% in June quarter

Microsoft Ventures selects tech start-ups for Accelerator Program

Sania launches Celkon Mobile’s Millennium Vogue Q455 priced at Rs 7,999

Firstsource sales up 33%

Chennai’s Marina crowds to be part of communication experiment

Wipro lags peers in all key areas

Google to mentor 25 start-ups

Google will mentor 25 Indian start-ups under the 10,000 Start-ups programme announced by the Nasscom. The company will conduct the weeklong mentorship bootcamp, named Launchpad, in Novembe... »

DoT Cell raises concerns over electronic development fund

The Government’s electronic manufacturing policy, which is still in its implementation stage, has hit a bump with differences cropping between the Department of Electronics and Information... »

Wipro’s US arm launches ‘OpusPanorama’ for mortgage services

Opus Capital Markets Consultants, a wholly owned US subsidiary of Wipro has launched OpusPanorama, a new client web application, targetted at the mortgage industry.  The appl... »

Mozilla: India a huge force in shaping global digital future

As the Internet penetration gains more strength, India is headed to be a huge force in shaping the digital future of the world, a top official of Mozilla Foundation, makers of Firefox web browser... »

Knowlarity Comm raises $16 m from Sequoia Capital, Mayfield

Cloud telephony company Knowlarity Communications today announced that it has secured $16 million in series B funding from Sequoia Capital and Mayfield. The funding will be used for R&D and in... »

Wipro to hire 7,000 for Vizag SEZ

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji met Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrashekhar Rao at the latter's residence on Sunday. IT major Wipro will hire 7,000 people over the next five years for its SEZ facility at Visakhapatnam, besides expanding its operations to Vijayawada, Kakinada and Tirupati. The company will develo... »

Mumbaikars can soon pay MCGM bills via mobile app

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) today announced that it will soon start a free mobile application for Mumbaikars to enable them to pay their water and property tax bills online... »

Google to mentor 25 startups under Nasscom initiative

Google will mentor 25 Indian start-ups under the 10,000 Start-ups programme announced by Nasscom. The company will conduct the weeklong mentorship bootcamp, named Launchpad, in November a... »

Facebook extends closing of WhatsApp acquisition deal to next August

Social networking giant Facebook has extended by a year the closing of its landmark $19-billion deal to acquire instant messaging app WhatsApp. The California-based firm will have to pay... »

Funny biz: Online comedy out to tickle investors, too

There is money to be made investing in comedies — not just in theatre and movies but online as well. That’s the message The Viral Fever-One, the online entertainment division of the TVF Group,... »

Upbeat on India, Obi Mobiles to invest ₹120 cr this year

Goenka looking for more IT buys via Firstsource

Celkon’s ‘slimmest phone’ on Snapdeal

Microsoft education initiative: 4 TN schools to use Windows tablets as learning aid

Vodafone India's service revenues rise 10.3%

Global Cloud Xchange raises $350 mn from global markets

Amazon’s sales grow, but so do its losses

Portfolio

THE BIG STORY

Return of the ULIP

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, ULIPs are all fired up after the recent market rally. But do check the long-term track record too before rushing to buy them
After a barrage of bad news over the years, investors in Unit-Linked Insurance Plans (UL... »

BL Ink

Riya Sarin, 18, who likes to stay busy—spending upto four hours a day at jazz, and ballet classes—saves a rare afternoon for friends and her cat Mr Monkey

How can I be shot in jeans?

From cruises in the Mediterranean to MDMA cakes, nudies on Snapchat to eavesdropping on pilot chatter... BLink spends time with urban, affluent teenagers, and comes away heartened and afraid
Aanya and Dhruv Saluja, all of 16 and 13, have recently returned from a Mediterranean summer cru... »

Catalyst

Incurably optimistic

Ad agencies must not cut the branch on which they sit, says Ramesh Narayan
The 1980s and 1990s were exciting times for the advertising industry. A host of new agencie... »  

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