rideIT, a shared transport service for corporates, employees

KV Kurmanath

Security and safety have been the main concerns that stare at the shared transport services firm... »

Snapdeal acquires majority stake in

Navadha Pandey

Snapdeal on Tuesday announced that it has acquired majority stake in R... »

TripHobo raises $3 mn in Series B funds

Our Bureau

TripHobo has secured $3 million in second institutional funding led by global venture capital fi... »

Other Gadgets

Download, Speed!

Amrit Ramakrishnan

Apps that all F1 fans should have on their mobile phones »

Computers & Laptops

Review of Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro: ‘Striking-asana’!

R Dinakaran

Can the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro take on the Macbook Pro with sheer flexibility? »

Mobiles & Tablets

Apple iPhones on display (file photo).

Apple plans iPhone trade-in programme with Foxconn in China


Apple Inc plans to introduce a trade-in programme for iPhones in China in association with the F... »

Samsung doubles mobile chief's salary to $13 mn in 2014

Samsung's mobile division head JK Shin while presenting the Galaxy S6 smartphone at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on March 1, 2015. File image


Samsung Electronics Co Ltd paid co-chief executive J.K. Shin, who oversaw the company's ascent to the top of the smartphone market, $13 million in 2014, more than double what he received in the pr... »

Jack Ma meets Modi; Alibaba to help small businesses in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Founder and Executive Chairman, Alibaba group, Jack Ma in New Delhi on Monday.


Looking to expand its presence in India, Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba’s Chairman Jack Ma on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as he came on a visit to India for the second time in jus... »  

IBM to invest $3 bn in 'Internet of Things' unit


International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it will invest $3 billion over the next four years in a new 'Internet of Things' unit, aiming to sell its expertise in gathering and making sen... »

Zicom ties up with Reliance Capital, two other firms to fund cloud projects

Pramoud Rao

Adith Charlie

Zicom Electronic Security Systems has entered into operating lease agreements with Reliance Capital and two other firms for financing its forthcoming cloud-based projects, a top company off... »

Ericsson signs MoU for CSR initiatives

Our Bureau

Ericsson on Monday signed an MoU with Smile Foundation and NASSCOM Foundation to implement its corporate social responsibility initiatives in India, the company said in a statement. ... »

Alibaba signs digital distribution deal with music rights group BMG


Germany's BMG music rights company said on Monday it had signed a music digital distribution deal with China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, as the world's largest e-commerce firm firms up its bid to... »

TRAI preparing regulatory framework for Internet apps

Our Bureau

Seeks comments on consultation paper from industry stakeholders »

‘We want to provide solutions in sports’


B Baskar

Chris Burton, COO of SAP, has been a marketing executive for more than 15 years in the company and has built a network of marketing partnerships over the years. “We have 50 part... »

Students to graduate with TCS designed syllabus


Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today announced that the first batch of students with specialisation in “Business Process Services” designed by it in collaboration with academia will graduate with... »

Yahoo, Microsoft extend search partnership talks for 30 days


Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp agreed to extend by 30 days the deadline to re-negotiate a 10-year search deal, as the two Internet companies attempt to revamp a thorny partnership crafted by former... »

Spectrum auctions done, but mobile users have nothing to cheer about

Peesh Venture launches $50 mn fund for Indian tech start-ups

MphasiS launches digital customer experience management tool

Portal OYO Rooms get $22 m funding

E-commerce firms bullish on home decor segment

Microsoft ups the open source ante

New software tools drive industry’s growth: study

Tata Teleservices springs a surprise with ₹7,800-cr bid

How India’s transport sector can help in the cleanup act

Tamannaah turns designer with new jewellery venture

Actor Tamannah Bhatia launching her e-commerce venture in Hyderabad on Tuesday . Santosh Bhatia, CEO and Founder , witengold. is also seen in picture. Photo: PV Sivakumar

Our Bureau

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia has turned a designer for her online jewellery venture— The popular South India actress, who has a penchant for elegant jewellery, dons a new avata... »

Roopa Kudva to head Omidyar Network India


Former head of rating agency Crisil Roopa Kudva has been appointed Partner of US-based philanthropic investment firm Omidyar Network and Managing Director of its Indian arm. Kudva, who wi... »

‘We did not think Wipro would get this big’

Venkatesh Ganesh

Wipro’s outgoing CFO Suresh Senapaty looks back at three-and-a-half decades in the group » expands into professional services with home marketplace

Reuters Inc is launching a home services marketplace that will connect customers with electricians, plumbers and painters in a move to have its services tied to every product sold on its websit... »

Google Glass could teach you to dance!

Google plans on creating a system by which Google Glass can recommend dance moves to those who wear the high tech device.


Got two left feet? Don’t worry, Google Glass could teach you to dance by identifying songs and suggesting moves in real time. Google has filed a patent to create a system by which Google... »

Jewellery e-tailer BlueStone in talks to raise $25 m

Gaurav Singh Kushwaha, CEO, Founder,

Sangeetha Chengappa

After raising over $15 million in two rounds of funding since its inception in 2011, online jewellery store, is in talks to raise $25 million, double its headcount of... »

Mobile apps drive biz for taxi aggregators

Rajesh Kurup

For the first couple of years after Meru Cabs started operations, the company expected business to flood in through call centres and its online platform. Seven years later, about 65... »

Govt decision tomorrow on continuation of pre-paid mobile services in JK, N-E


Government is likely to decide tomorrow whether to continue pre-paid mobile phone services in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and other Northeastern states beyond March 31.If a decision is not tak... »

Apple chief Cook to give his wealth away: Fortune

Apple chief Tim Cook (file photo)


Apple chief Tim Cook is joining Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and other technology titans who have vowed to donate their wealth to charities, according to a report in Fortune magazine. <... »

Infosys’ offshore staff get 6.5% pay hike

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Infosys, the country’s second largest IT services exporter, has announced a salary hike of 6.5 per cent for its offshore employees and two per cent for its onsite employees, effective April 1.<... »

Celkon launches Millennia Q450

Infosys to give 6.5-9% hike this year

We are now capable of providing 4G services pan-India: RCom

Ford unveils compact sedan Figo Aspire

Say yes to the ‘S’!

Porsche introduces GTS variants for Boxster and Cayman

Sangeetha Mobiles targets 1,000 outlets a year, says MD

Reliance Jio garners chunk of 800 MHz

BL Ink

Clear cut: Rishi Kapoor is admittedly hurt but won’t withdraw his comments on the beef ban
film fatale

Living out loud

anna mm vetticad

Rishi Kapoor is taking social media by storm, commenting on contentious issues and refusing to be silenced by trolls, in a manner uncharacteristic of mainstream Bollywood »


Shape up or ship out

Vincent Digonnet

The Indian advertising business will soon gather for the 10th edition of Goafest. In a two-part series, Vincent Digonnet of global digital agency Razorfish gives the Indian ad and marketing fraternity some points to ponder. »

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