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Chris Houghton, Head of Region-India, Ericsson

‘Fully commercial 5G to hit market in 2020’

Rajesh Kurup

For Ericsson, India has emerged the third-largest market with the company having registe... »

China’s Letv ‘superphones’ to hit Indian market by year-end 

Tomojit Basu

After Chinese smartphone manufacturers such as Xiaomi and OnePlus successfully made inroads into... »

‘Time Indian firms stepped out and sold around the world’

SRIDHAR VEMBU, Founder, Zoho

TE Raja Simhan

When you think of an innovative software product company, Chennai-based Zoho comes on top of... »

Reliance Jio rolls out paperless verification of subscribers

Our Bureau

Gearing up to launch 4G services in the country, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) has put in... »

Yuvraj Singh invests in beauty and wellness platform Vyomo

Our Bureau

Youwecan Ventures, a start-up fund floated by Yuvraj Singh, has invested an undisclosed amount i... »

Other Gadgets

Seeing the idiot box in a new light

Our Bureau

Philips’ new range of TVs gets more real and colourful with the addition of Ambilight and a step up to 4K resolution »

Computers & Laptops

Growth in the PC shipments centered on portables, particularly around emerging product categories such as Chromebooks, Bing, Ultraslims and Convertibles.

PC sales decline in Q1; mobile PCs, hybrids pick up

PTI

Global PC shipments — desktops, notebooks and laptops — witnessed a decline in the range of 5.2-... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Survey: 78% online companies believe a mobile app is a must

Priyanka Pani

StoreHippo,  an online platform that helps retailers create their own mobile e-commerce web... »

Nikon India launches new camera series

Our Bureau

Nikon India launched new versions of its Coolpix Spring Series 2015 cameras that come with hi-end features such as power zoom, touch screen monitor and advanced shooting controls among others. The... »

Wipro Q4 net profit increases 2% to Rs 2,272 cr

Our Bureau

The country's third largest outsourcer Wipro Ltd posted a 2 per cent increase in net profit to Rs 2,272 crore for the fourth quarter of the current fiscal. Its top-line however g... »

Cleartrip becomes first Indian online travel agency to feature on Apple Watch

Our Bureau 

Since its launch for iOS in August 2012, Cleartrip has been committed to offer iOS users the best travel app experience possible on iOS devices.   From being the first to su... »

SAP Q1 operating profit up 15%, aided by cheap euro

Reuters

German business software maker SAP on Tuesday reported a 15 per cent rise in operating profit helped by a cheap euro, even as rising sales of cloud-based software dampened profit margins relative... »

Survey: 78% online companies believe a mobile app is a must

Priyanka Pani

StoreHippo,  an online platform that helps retailers create their own mobile e-commerce websites with the most advanced technology stack, in a survey has found that a mobile site or app is a... »

Six months after Loop closure, users still await refund of security deposit

Ayushi Hirani

Navin Makhijani, a consultant residing in suburban Lokhandwala, had been a customer of Loop Mobile for 14 years. When he heard about the company closing operations in November last year, he... »

TAIPA appoints Dua as Director General

PTI

TAIPA, an industry body representing telecom tower companies, today appointed TR Dua as its Director General with immediate effect. The outgoing Director General Umang Das has been elevat... »

Minister reviews spectrum sharing/trading norms with DoT

PTI

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today reviewed the progress on spectrum sharing and trading guidelines with senior DoT officials.Prasad instructed officials to examine recommendations... »

Carzonrent buys car pooling company Ridingo

Our Bureau

Carzonrent India Pvt. Ltd, India’s leading urban mobility solutions provider, today acquired Ridingo, a car-pooling start-up company as part of its strategy to build leadership into the evolving “... »

Sony unveils Xperia Z4 even as it scales down mobile operations

Sony's top executives have not ruled out an exit from weak operations, like smartphones, amid a restructuring that has so far seen the company sell off its personal computer division and spin off the TV business.

Reuters

Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminium frame and a 5.2-inch screen, showing it is still in the smartphone race even as it scales down its struggling mobi... »

Top-level executive exits are a thing of the past, says Mindtree

Canon has recovered from its 2012 setback, says its India chief

New paper microphone may help charge your phone

Nokia’s Alcatel buy: Japan, India to account for 18% revenue

Maharashtra FDA asks Snapdeal to stop selling prescription drugs

TRAI wants early decision on auctioning 700 MHz band

Zuckerberg says internet.org not against net neutrality

Wipro sees big opportunity in open source

Rishad Premji appointed to Wipro board

Our Bureau

Azim Premji's son, Rishad Premji, has been appointed on the board of Wipro Ltd. He will assume office on May 1 this year. ... »

Railways to launch App for paperless ticketing in unreserved segment

PTI

From Wednesday, rail commuters can use a mobile phone App to obtain tickets in the unreserved category as the Indian railways takes forward its initiative for paperless ticketing. “We are... »

Sulekha.com raises Rs 175 crore from GIC, Norwest Venture Partners

Sulekha.com founder and CEO Satya Prabhakar (file photo)

Our Bureau

Sulekha.com, a digital platform for local services, has raised Rs 175 crore from Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and global investment firm Norwest Venture Partners. The Chennai-bas... »

IBM sales fall for 12th quarter, currency weighs

A mannequin hangs in front of a keyboard and screen at the security division stand of IBM at the CeBIT trade fair in Hanover last month. _ Reuters

Reuters

International Business Machines Corp reported a 12 per cent fall in first-quarter revenue as the technology company continues to shed unprofitable businesses to focus on cloud-computing initiative... »

HCL Tech March quarter profit up 3.6%, lags estimates

Our Bureau

The country’s fourth largest information technology company HCL Technologies on Tuesday reported consolidated net profit of ₹1,683 crore during the third quarter ended March 31, up 3.6 per cent as... »

HTC to expand distribution network to double market share

K V Kurmanath

Handset manufacturer HTC, which has set its eye on the share of 12 per cent in the market, is expanding its retail and service outlet network in the country. “From just one per cent share... »

Satyam case: sessions court rejects pleas of Raju, others

B Ramalinga Raju

Our Bureau

The Metropolitan Sessions Court here has rejected the former Satyam Chairman B Ramalinga Raju’s petition that challenged a Special Court’s judgment, convicting him and nine others in the financial... »

Sasken Communication to consider share buyback

R Yegya Narayanan

Shares of Sasken Communication Technologies Ltd (SCTL) spurted by ₹17.10 ( 7.07 per cent) to ₹259 at the close after the company announced that its board of directors will consider on April 23 a p... »

Paytm ties up with artisans association

Our Bureau

Mobile commerce platform Paytm has tied up with All India Artisans and Craftworkers Welfare Association (AIACA) to sell its handloom and handicraft products. As part of the alliance, AIACA’s produ... »

TCS experimenting with robots to automate functions

Adith Charlie

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is testing the use of robots to fast-track chunks of the software development process and automate some support functions. The move is being seen as TCS’ bi... »

Need a ‘cool headed’ debate on net neutrality: TRAI chief

COAI reaffirms support for Net Neutrality

Net neutrality: TRAI says ‘shrill voices’ won’t win debate

China fines Alibaba $129,000 for pricing violations

Online retailer Nykaa to launch own label

8K Miles Software posts strong growth in sales and profits

CPI(M) bats for net neutrality

BL Ink

Miles to go: Thirty crore people — nearly a quarter of India's population — live without access to electricity in India. Photo: G Karthikeyan

Powerless in UP

priyanka kotamraju

The lives of those in ‘dark villages’— which have never seen electricity — tell of hardship, improvisation, family squabbles and grooms who can’t find wives »

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