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Getting ready: Anil Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, along with wife Tina Ambani and son Jai Anmol Ambani at the AGM of the group in Mumbai on Tuesday. - PAUL NORONHA
Getting ready: Anil Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, along with wife Tina Ambani and son Jai Anmol Ambani at the AGM of the group in Mumbai on Tuesday. - PAUL NORONHA

RCom gearing up to launch 4G services, to bid for spectrum in auctions

Rajesh Kurup

Reliance Communications (RCom), the country’s India's fourth-biggest mobile phone operator, is g... »

Microsoft to set up data centre in India, eyes $2-trillion cloud market

PTI

Microsoft today said it will offer commercial cloud services from local data centres in India by... »

Ramco solution for Kenya Air

Our Bureau

Ramco Systems has announced the successful go-live of its Loadable Software Airp... »

A made-in-India medical search engine

KV KURMANATH

When he found that there’s no bankable, dedicated online source for medical and healthcar... »

Promoter entity picks 9% stake in Hexaware for ₹532 cr

Our Bureau

Shares worth over ₹532 crore changed hands between promoter entities of Hexaware Technolo... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Not just an incremental update

Sabyasachi Biswas

When Sony launched the Xperia Z about two years ago, it was one smartphone that stood ou... »

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

Will Cain do what Adam couldn’t?

Sabyasachi Biswas

There are a few great 10-inch Android tablets in the market, and then, of course, there’s the... »

Auto Focus

A new Raging Bull takes centre-stage

S Muralidhar

Heading out on a bright Sunday afternoon in Bangalore, we were being put through the experien... »

Gaming

Nazara Technologies inks multi-movie deal with Fox Star Studios

Our Bureau

Nazara Technologies has signed a multi-movie deal with Fox Star Studios to develop games based o... »

Rural subscriber base of 6 telcos grew marginally to 30.47 cr

PTI

The rural subscriber base of six GSM operators grew marginally by about half a per cent in August to 30.47 crore, as per data released by industry body COAI today. “The total number of rura... »

Will Cain do what Adam couldn’t?

Sabyasachi Biswas

There are a few great 10-inch Android tablets in the market, and then, of course, there’s the iPad Air. However, if you don’t want either, it’s a Windows device for you. We’ve seen a few new de... »

Alactel Onetouch launches smartphone for Rs 1,990

PTI

Handset maker Alcatel Onetouch has partnered Mozilla to launch a new smartphone, priced at just Rs 1,990.Alcatel Onetouch’s claims the entry-level smartphone —— Fire C2G —— is the most affo... »

TRAI tells Loop Mobile to inform users date of closure in Mumbai

PTI

TRAI has directed Loop Mobile to inform date of closure of its services in Mumbai to all subscribers either in writing or by sending an SMS or email within 10 days.“The Authority hereby dir... »

Microsoft, NIIT tie-up for 'Women in Tech' initiative

Navadha Pandey 

Microsoft India and NIIT Ltd on Wednesday announced a partnership for 'Women in Tech' initiative. The tie-up aims to provide, attract and retain women talent in the IT industry.... »

Infosys, Stanford team up for research in data science, analytics

Our Bureau

Infosys and Stanford University’s Institute for Computational & Mathematical Engineering (ICME) announced a strategic relationship late on Tuesday to develop curriculum in data science and ana... »

Venture capitalist, PE firms log on to realty portals

Bindu D Menon

It is not realty projects, but websites marketing them that seem to have caught the eye of private equity and venture capitalist firms. Several start-ups offering real estate services are attr... »

Aegis bags 5-year deal from Punjab National Bank

Our Bureau

Aegis, the back-office unit of the Essar Group, has bagged a five-year contract to provide back-office services to Punjab National Bank (PNB). Though the financial terms of the deal... »

Cab rental cos pitching on e-wallet for speedy service

Priyanka Pani

Close on the heels of ecommerce retailers, online car rental companies are getting digitally savvy when it comes to transactions. Mumbai-based Meru Cabs and Bangalore-based Ola Cab... »

Aegis secures Rs 200 cr contract from PNB

PTI

BPO services provider Aegis Ltd has signed a 5—year contract with Punjab National Bank (PNB) to provide multi—channel Customer Lifecycle Management support.Financial details of the deal wer... »

China grants licence for iPhone 6 sales after weeks of delay

Microsoft CEO Nadella enthrals colleagues at development centre

Visa to open tech centre next year

Become entrepreneurs, not merely employees: Naidu

UST Global, BlackBerry bring mobile app on healthcare

Casio appoints A R Rahman as brand ambassador

KPMG survey: Internet of Things among top disruptive technologies in next 3 years

Infor sets up science lab

Not just an incremental update

Sabyasachi Biswas

When Sony launched the Xperia Z about two years ago, it was one smartphone that stood out from the rest – glass front and back, protection from water and dust, a brilliant camera and an ev... »

It is skins against stock

Sabyasachi Biswas

We just can’t stress enough about how hot the sub-₹15,000 price segment in the smartphone market is, at the moment. Sure, we’ve got some brilliant new flagship smartphones and phablets and ther... »

Amazon may set up data centre in India

PTI

World’s largest e-tailer Amazon is evaluating setting up a data centre in India to tap into the multi-billion cloud opportunity in India.Amazon, which offers cloud services under Amazon Web... »

Hinduja Global Solutions bags contract from Danone UK

PTI

Hinduja Global Solutions, part of the diversified conglomerate Hinduja Group, would launch multi-channel consumer care line for UK-based FMCG company Danone UK to provide customer care services.»

Facebook founder Zuckerberg to visit India later this month

PTI

After Sheryl Sandberg, it's now the turn of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to visit India, the second biggest market for the social networking giant, later this month. Zuckerberg, who w... »

Microsoft: Next version is Windows 10

PTI

The next version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasise advances it is making toward a world centred on mobile devices and... »

I’m just starting my journey … ready for challenges: Nadella

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, at the Talent India 2014 conference, in New Delhi on Tuesday. Ramesh Sharma

Our Bureau

“Fall in love with what you do, and the journey will become easy.” This is not a motivational guru, but Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaking to thousands of Indian students across the coun... »

Smartphone-maker HTC to ramp up sales, service centres

Kolkata. Date: 27/09/2014.
Faisal Siddiqui, Vice President & Country Head of HTC.
Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty

Abhishek Law

Taiwanese smartphone-maker HTC has had a good run in the country, with a steadily increasing market share. And, by December 2015, it is aiming to double market share to 10 per cen... »

A hackathon for IoT apps

K V Kurmanath

The Hyderabad Software Enterprises Association is organising an IoT (internet of things) hackathon, challenging the app developers to build apps that come under the IoT bracket. Th... »

Oracle unveils `Oracle Analytics Cloud’ for data analysis

Our Bureau

Oracle today announced Oracle Analytics Cloud, a comprehensive portfolio of analytics offerings built for the cloud; deployed in the cloud; and enabling data analysis for cloud, on-premise... »

BlackBerry tightens hold over enterprise market with smartphone Passport

Vodafone ties up with IRCTC partner

Microsoft launches Xbox One in China after govt lifts 14-year ban

OnMobile Global signs pact with Tata Tele

Satya Nadella visits Microsoft’s facility in Hyderabad

Huawei launches new smartphone, tablet

Ziffi.com raises Rs 15 cr from Orios Venture Partners

BL Ink

Mammoth glories: Mahouts return with their elephants and calves in Jalpaiguri
district, West Bengal

More brain than brawn

Tarsh Thekaekara

Bharathan, the elephant, has learnt to outsmart humans. Ideas of ‘culture’ rather than Darwinian evolution help explain this confounding elephant behaviour »

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