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Mastek Q4 net falls on lower revenue

Mastek has posted a 44.3 per cent fall in net profit at Rs 11.3 crore on a consolidated basis for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2014 on lower revenue and weak operational performance. The IT... »

Amazon woos retailers with self-service registration, new delivery service

Amazon Seller Services Private Ltd has launched two new capabilities Self Service Registration and Amazon Easy Ship for sellers in India. SSR provides sellers an accelerated and friction-... »

Meritnation launches product for primary class students

Online education portal Meritnation has launched a product exclusively for students of class I to V called ‘Meritnation Junior’ that focuses on concept-based learning. It has been develo... »

Micromax launches phablet ‘Canvas Doodle 3’ for ₹8,500

Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 Homegrown handset maker Micromax today launched its new six-inch phablet ‘Canvas Doodle 3’ for ₹8,500. The device has an Android Jellybean operating system and is powered by a 1.3 GHz du... »

Financial malware targeting Bitcoin was popular last year: Study

Financial malware targeting Bitcoin became extremely popular in 2013, says a study by Kaspersky Lab. The study titled ‘Financial Cyber Threats in 2013’ reveals that the number of attacks... »

Mobiles & Tablets

ATUL MADAN, Head (Digital Services), Mahindra Comviva

Smartphones have revolutionised the music listening experience: Mahindra Comviva

‘On mobile’ music service adoption in India has reached 47%, says Atul Madan »

Auto Focus

Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India with the new Mrecedes-Bens SUV GL63 AMG launch in Mumbai recently. - PAUL NORONHA

Younger, upbeat Mercedes gears up for India

Company hopes to find an eager consumer base in the youth of the nation »

Interiors

Arflex

The Italians have designs on your home!

Brush up on your Italian because it looks like the country of great wine and beautiful women now has something else that India loves – great decor! »

Computers & Laptops

Sony Corp urged consumers to stop using some models of its Vaio Fit 11A personal computer because of a risk that the battery might overheat and catch fire.

Sony warns of battery fire risk in Vaio computers

Sony Corp on Friday urged consumers to stop using some models of its Vaio Fit 11A personal computer launched in February because of a risk that the battery might overheat and catch fire. ... »

Other Gadgets

Newbie for the beginners

For three years, Canon’s EOS 1100D enjoyed a good run as the most basic and least expensive camera in the manufacturer’s DSLR line-up. But three years is a long time in the gadget industry, where upgrades matter a lot. Nonetheless, »

Gaming

Top 5 games in May ’14

What better way to beat the heat than get your hands on these fun titles »

Ghaziabad court case: Samsung has to fight on its own for now

South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics will have to find its own legal remedy to get Chairman Lee Kun-Hee exempted from appearing before a Ghaziabad trial court.The Supreme C... »

Rules on minimum wireless speed

Soon, consumers will have clarity and assurance on the minimum download speed they would get from their telecom operator, be it 2G or 3G services, as telecom regulator TRAI is gearing up to mandat... »

Infosys, Orange offer TV apps with customised content

Infosys has partnered with telecom company Orange to provide Internet TV to its customers. In a statement, Infosys said that it will deliver a portfolio of interactive TV apps on the Oran... »

Sistema to explore spectrum trading deals with Tata Tele, RCom

Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd, which operates mobile services under the MTS brand, is open to exploring the option of trading spectrum with other CDMA players, including Tata Teleservices and Rel... »

Tradus.com launches grocery delivery from local sellers

IbiboGroup owned Tradus.com, a location-based mobile marketplace introduces grocery delivery by local sellers. Consumers can order their daily needs such as dal, rice, sugar, tea to dry fr... »

New Hitachi Data Systems technology delivers business-defined approach for IT infra

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has come out with new technology to accelerate customer success with Business-Defined IT. Called a “Cont... »

HCL Technologies banks on Govt deals

The country’s fourth largest information technology services provider, HCL Technologies, has turned its focus to the Indian market. The company expects to increase its revenue from the dom... »

Security services outsourcing goes hi-tech

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An elderly gentleman, who walked into an ATM with family members in tow, was startled when the machine started talking to him, telling him that only one person can be in the cabin at any po... »

‘There is fun and pride in taking on Goliaths’

ARUN JAIN, Executive Chairman, Polaris Financial Technology

Arun Jain, Executive Chairman of Polaris Financial Technology, says he enjoys being the David that takes on many a Goliath, including IBM, in the financial technology solutions business. Polari... »

Amit Boni is GM, Motorola India

Motorola Mobility has appointed Amit Boni as General Manager of India. In this role, he will lead the team across the country and be responsible for the marketing strategy. “My focus is no... »

MetricStream launches GRC content portal

Satyam scam: CA Inst finally brings its erring members to book

Technological advancements in banking a threat to system: Bankers

Infotech Enterprises to announce Q4 results on April 24

LinguaNext Technologies bags award

Google's special animated doodle on Earth Day

Pepperfry launches mobile site

If we do well in India, we will do well globally, says HTC’s CFO

Top 5 games in May ’14

Borderlands 2Borderlands 2 allows players to complete a campaign consisting of central quests and optional side-missions as one of four treasure seekers, Vault Hunters, on the planet Pandora... »

Smartphones have revolutionised the music listening experience: Mahindra Comviva

ATUL MADAN, Head (Digital Services), Mahindra Comviva With the digital music market all set to reach $9 billion by this year-end globally, mobile application and digital music provider Mahindra Comviva is betting big on emerging markets, including In... »

Ness Tech bets on software product service

For the US-based Ness Technologies, India remains its backbone to compete with domestic software majors such as Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, Wipro and HCL Technologies in the growing softwa... »

Aircel-Maxis deal: Apex court directs CBI, ED to file status report

The Supreme court today asked CBI and Enforcement Directorate to file probe reports on the Aircel-Maxis deal in 2G scam by May 1 when it will also consider the plea for vacating its stay on trial... »

WhatsApp says it now has half billion users

WhatsApp now has 500 million regular, active users around the world, the free mobile messaging service being acquired by Facebook said. That is up from an estimated 450 million as of late F... »

XBox One update released

A new update for Microsoft’s XBox One console allows users to get alerts when friends log on, making it easier for them to start competing. Another new feature is the silent reboot functi... »

‘BSNL has already started turning around’

RAKESH KUMAR UPADHYAY, CMD, BSNL

When Rakesh Kumar Upadhyay took over as the Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd in 2011, he had given a two-year window to turn around the State-run telecom company. Now,... »

Cognizant to buy digital video firm

Cognizant Technology Solutions will acquire itaas, a digital video solutions company headquartered in Atlanta, for an undisclosed amount. itaas helps cable, telecom and technology... »

DoT decides to maintain status quo on security clearance

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has decided to maintain the status quo on the process followed to give security clearances to telecom companies. The Ministry of Home Affairs had aske... »

Synechron enters Hyderabad, Bangalore to be ‘closer to clients’

FAISAL HUSAIN, Founder and Global CEO, Synechron

Synechron, which provides IT solutions for the financial services industry, will invest $30-35 million on its expansion in India. The company, with over 5,000 employees globally, has... »

Zensar Tech net rises 41.3% at Rs 55 cr in Q4

TechM wins Microsoft’s US contract

India emerges as top target for phishing attacks in 2013

Microsoft ties up with HP, Pearson to launch tablet for college-goers

Vuclip enters pact with Tips Industries to bring music on mobile

Russia's top social network accepts founder’s resignation

Rising attrition: IT majors dole out more to retain talent

Portfolio

If there's a Modi wave, who wins, who loses

Which sectors of India Inc will stand to benefit if the market’s wildest dreams are realised and the NDA sweeps the polls? Now that the party had laid out its sector-wise agenda in its manifesto, we decided to run a reality check and find out what this could mean for investors »

BL Ink

Lonely hearts club: There are more than 30 lakh single men in Haryana. Photo: Ramesh Sharma

No bibi in Bibipur

Forced to be single, men in this village of Haryana band together as the Union of Unmarried Men and battle the scourge of female foeticide »

Catalyst

At the tap of a button

Miele has unveiled a range of built-in home appliances – Generation 6000. It is claimed that the ranges’ new user interface simplifies the use of the machines. Its highlight is the M Touch... »

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