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Now, Snapdeal to sell four-wheelers online

Our Bureau

After having successfully sold houses on its site, leading online marketplace Snapdeal.com will... »

Infosys partners with China's Huawei for cloud-based projects

Reuters

India's Infosys Ltd said it signed a global partnership with China's largest telecom equipment m... »

‘We are more business-minded now than ever’

Keshav Murugesh, Group CEO of WNS

Venkatesh Ganesh

The Indian BPO sector, worth around $20 billion, contributes one-sixth of the... »

Alibaba could join hands with Snapdeal to scale up presence in India

Priyanka Pani

Even as Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.com goes public this week in New York with plans to rai... »

Ericsson CEO says around 1,000 staff to leave as firm quits modems

Reuters

Top mobile telecoms gear maker Ericsson's decision to quit the modems business will mean around... »

Mobiles & Tablets

datamine

Mobile, upwardly

The number of phone launches more than doubled in the first half of 2014 compared with the first... »

Computers & Laptops

Hackathons: the new hotbed of innovation

Adith Charlie

Two popular features of the Kindle e-book reader — ‘Time to Read’ and ‘Vocabulary Builder’ —... »

Interiors

Pepperfry launches mobile site

Priyanka Pani

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

Other Gadgets

Keep on movin’

Sabyasachi Biswas

While one could argue that there are a lot of options available while picking out an activity... »

Auto Focus

Classic crossover The GLA’s design has a crossover feel to it, with a low roofline and steeply raked windscreen. There’s also a clear reference to the
A-Class platform. S MURALIDHAR

Merc’s GLA packs luxury frills and driving thrills

S Muralidhar

Mercedes-Benz’s portfolio has missed a compact sports utility vehicle for years now. D... »

Gaming

This one bites really hard

Sabyasachi Biswas

It’s one thing to take on a game like Grand Theft Auto. It’s totally another prospect, and a... »

Will Peugeot boost Mahindra’s mojo?

Peugeot’s scooter

Sabyasachi Biswas

It might be some time before Mahindra and Mahindra’s plans of buying Peugeot’s scooter business actually falls in place, but the move is certainly debatable. Sure, scooter sales have been growing... »

Bajaj Auto launches KTM RC200 and RC390 in India

KTM RC200

Our Bureau

In a bid to introduce entry-level supersport motorcycling in India, Bajaj Auto has now brought in KTM’s RC 390 and 200 to the Indian market. The fully faired RC 390 and RC 200 share their four-... »

Merc’s GLA packs luxury frills and driving thrills

Classic crossover The GLA’s design has a crossover feel to it, with a low roofline and steeply raked windscreen. There’s also a clear reference to the
A-Class platform. S MURALIDHAR

S Muralidhar

Mercedes-Benz’s portfolio has missed a compact sports utility vehicle for years now. Despite having considerable depth in its SUV line-up with the GL-Class, the ML-Class, their AMG count... »

AMP 2026: Get the ecosystem in place first

Get set go: India is projected to produce nearly six million cars by 2019 but still needs to work on supporting infrastructure like roads, bridges and flyovers. - PTI

Murali Gopalan

 Never mind that there are still two more years to go for the Automotive Mission Plan (AMP) 2006-16. The recent SIAM annual convention in New Delhi threw up a surprise with AMP 2026 described a... »

China calls, no news on auto front

Murali Gopalan

China’s President, Xi Jinping, is visiting India and deals worth $3.4 billion have already been signed. So far, there has been no indication of any substantial investment in the automotive spac... »

ZF Friedrichshafen to acquire TRW Automotive

Our Bureau

In a press release from the company on Thursday, ZF Friedrichshafen AG and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. announced a definitive agreement under which ZF will acquire TRW. The combined company... »

Infosys partners with Microsoft, Hitachi and Huawei

PTI

IT services major Infosys on Thursday said it has joined hands with Microsoft, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) and Huawei in a bid to expand offerings in cloud, big data and analytics, communica... »

HCL Tech to add more than 1,000 employees in North Carolina office

Anant Gupta, President and CEO, HCL Technologies

Our Bureau

Indian IT services companies are increasingly hiring closer to their clients. Noida-based HCL Technologies will be expanding its presence in North Carolina by hiring an additional 1,237 people... »

We will continue with the TriZetto brand: Cognizant CFO

Karen McLoughlin, Cognizant’s Chief Financial Officer

Adith Charlie

Cognizant Technology Solutions has taken a giant stride towards reclaiming its position as the swiftest outsourcing provider by acquiring US-based TriZetto for a record $2.7 billion, The tr... »

NIIT, EC Council launch course on ethical hacking

Our Bureau

NIIT and EC Council on Wednesday tied up to introduce a course on ethical hacking.The two companies will jointly introduce a 50-hour course ‘Certified Ethical Hacker’ spread over 3 m... »

Nothing superhero-ish about it

Better with each generation

CAFIT Square inauguration

AP CM to inaugurate IT incubation centre in Vizag on Sept 29

NIIT, EC Council launch training programme for ethical hackers

Intel India seeks disruptive innovation from top minds

‘Creating India’s digital infra is exciting’

Cognizant rules out job losses at TriZetto

Piaggio showcases Vespa Elegante Limited Edition

Vespa Elegante

Our Bureau

Piaggio Vespa has unveiled the Elegante, a premium variant of the standard Vespa. To make this limited edition more visually appealing, Vespa has announced two new metallic colour schemes. Accordi... »

Yamaha announces Fazer FI Version 2.0

Fazer FI Version 2.0

Our Bureau

After launching the revamped version of its premium 150cc naked bike, FZ-S FI Version 2.0, Yamaha has now announced the redesigned semi-faired twin of the same, the Fazer FI Version 2.0. ... »

Reliance Jio signs tower-sharing deal with GTL Infra

Our Bureau

Ahead of the launch of its 4G services, Reliance Jio Infocomm, a unit of Reliance Industries, has entered into a tower sharing deal with GTL Infrastructure.Financial details of the t... »

Can India make a driverless car?

Smart solution: Traffic snarls and fuel consumption could be reduced with driverless cars . - M VEDHAN

V V Ravi Kumar / Parth M Doshi

Tata Motors developed the world’s cheapest car, the Nano, in 2010. It made headlines but also threw up a vital question along the way. Is India capable of just making low-priced cars? Can... »

Call of the Kronor in Chennai

Mikael Gislen (centre) with members of his team at his office

Bijoy Bharathan

Mikael Gislen’s story could serve as a potent example of the power of cultural assimilation in India’s multi-cultural business environment. The soft-spoken Swedish entrepreneur, ac... »

Portal for houseboat booking

Our Bureau

Myboatrip.com, a web portal for booking houseboats in Kerala, will be inaugurated by actor Mohanlal here on Friday. This is a maiden venture of Safe Trip Pvt Ltd owned by the Kochi... »

Huawei enters IT services with telecom projects

Venkatesh Ganesh

Telecom networking giant Huawei has entered IT services, a shift from its hardware-focussed strategy which will eat into the marketshare of Indian software exporters, especially in telecom-... »

datamine

Mobile, upwardly

The number of phone launches more than doubled in the first half of 2014 compared with the first half of 2013, according to a study by 91mobiles.com, a gadget research website for mobile phones and... »

Nasscom sees value proposition for BPO firms in Tier-II and-III cities

R Chandrashekhar, President, Nasscom (right), and Keshav Murugesh,
Chairman, in Bangalore on Wednesday. - GRN SOMASHEKAR

Venkatesh Ganesh

Nasscom believes that for the BPO sector to keep its growth trajectory, corporates should go to Tier-II and-III. But a cross section of the industry believes that this may not be feasible.<... »

BSNL, Micromax in tie up

Our Bureau

Handset maker Micromax Informatics Ltd has partnered with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) for free data and voice call plans with Micromax’s smartphones. Under the partnership, six Microma... »

Can the Octopus fight the budget sharks?

Keep on movin’

Quikr raises $60 mn from Tiger Global

Health tech start-up DoctorC raises Rs 2.5-cr funding from US firm

Wipro enters Open Source software for better margins

Pharma giant AstraZeneca to do its own IT

Amelio Childcare, CSC sign deal

News

Android app Haptik gets $1-mn funding from Kalaari Capital

Our Bureau

Haptik, an Android-based mobile app has bagged $1 million in a first round of equity financing f... »

Tech

Amelio Childcare, CSC sign deal

Our Bureau

Chennai-based Amelio Childcare has signed a five-year deal with Computer Sciences Corpor... »

Tech

Wipro enters Open Source software for better margins

Our Bureau

Wipro has launched a new practice with plans of developing open source software.Th... »

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