R Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Nasscom, at the inaugural session of Nasscom Product Conclave, in Chennai on Wednesday BIJOY GHOSH
R Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Nasscom, at the inaugural session of Nasscom Product Conclave, in Chennai on Wednesday BIJOY GHOSH

As start-up ecosystem builds up, India turning innovation destination

Our Bureau

India can take IT solutions to the world, says Nasscom chief »

Amazon rolls out mobile app for sellers

Amit Deshpande

Our bureau

Sellers on now can do business even while on the go and address customer queries insta... »

Furniture portal CustomFurnish raises ₹16 crore seed fund

Madhukar Gangadi (left), serial entrepreneur and Founder CEO of CustomFurnish.Com, with Srini Koppulu, co-investor, in Hyderabad on Wednesday PV SIVAKUMAR

K V Kurmanath 

Serial entrepreneur Madhukar Gangadi, who promoted MedPlus chain of pharmacies, has identified a... »

Facebook open to solar plane-based internet services in India

Facebook expects technologies to bring down the cost of internet significantly.


Social media giant Facebook is interested in testing internet services through solar-powered pla... »

We hope to defend our existing spectrum, says Sunil Mittal

Strategic tie-up Bharti Airtel founder and Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal
and China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua during the signing of an agreement
for strategic collaboration in Barcelona on Tuesday. PTI

S Ronendra Singh

The country’s leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel said that it was optimistic... »

Other Gadgets

Upping the smart quotient

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The flavour of this year’s MWC seems to be newcomers to the world of personal tech. »

Computers & Laptops

Samsung loses top slot in tablet segment to iBall

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Samsung has lost the top slot in the tablet segment to desi company — iBall. According to resear... »

Mobiles & Tablets

The E40 and M601 smartphone

Taiwan's AOC enters India with smartphones, tablet

Our Bureau

Taiwan-based AOC, which manufactures LED and LCD displays, has entered the Indian smartphone mar... »

SAIF Partners invests ₹6 crore in Niffler

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Niffler, a Mumbai-based mobile only venture, has raised ₹6 crore seed capital from venture capital fund SAIF Partners. Niffler, started by three IITians Edul Patel, Prince Arora and Viraj Shah, he... »

Upping the smart quotient

Our Bureau

The flavour of this year’s MWC seems to be newcomers to the world of personal tech. »

Spectrum auction: Centre gets bids worth ₹60,000 cr

Our Bureau

Day one of the spectrum auction saw aggressive bidding by telecom companies, taking the bid amount up by as much as 73 per cent of the reserve price. After six rounds of bidding, the Ce... »

Wipro geocodes its employees’ proximity to BMTC bus routes

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About 66.5 per cent of employees spend at least 45 minutes commuting to work and 74.3 per cent spend at least 45 minutes returning home from work, reveals a study conducted by Wipro among i... »

Microsoft Ventures launches two new accelerator programs

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Microsoft Ventures in India has launched two new accelerator programs.Unveiling these plans at the Summer 2015 batch, the Redmond-based technology giant said that the two new programs– Acce... »

All you wanted to know about: Spectrum auction

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The auction for spectrum began today with eight bidders in the fray. This is the third round of auction being held in the last two years. But this is being touted as the biggest sale because the n... »

Shell to set up global IT centre at Bengaluru


Global energy giant Shell today announced setting up of a global information technology centre at Bengaluru to provide IT support to all its business verticals. “Shell plans to begin oper... »

Apple tops smartphone sales in Q4


CorporateApple tops smartphone sales in Q4 iPhone maker Apple has dethroned Samsung from the top spot on the global smartphone tally, a position that the Korean electronics gia... »

IoT-based sensors for detecting pesticide residues likely

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The International Centre for Free and Open Source Software here has completed the first batch of training in Internet of Things (IoT) hardware. This will help students get started on... »

BlackBerry unveils 4G smartphone Leap


Canadian handset maker BlackBerry today unveiled its new mid-range 4G smartphone ‘Leap’ for $ 275 (about Rs 17,000) as it attempts to catch up with larger rivals like Samsung and Apple. Aim... »

Ramco to support operations at Southern Vietnam Helicopter

Vserv raises $11 mn from Maverick Capital, IDG

Bharti Airtel ties up with China Mobile

`Budget is more like a vision document with focus on job-creators’

GOQii launches marketplace for fitness coaches

Soon, 3D tech to measure soil moisture, plant health

IT companies now generate higher revenue from fixed price contracts

Selfie culture here to stay: experts

Games for the summer

Sabyasachi Biswas

Mortal Kombat X The biggest fighting game of all times is going to come back even hotter this summer. Mortal Kombat X will most likely feature a completely redesigned story... »

Wipro, Orga join hands

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Wipro has partnered with Orga Systems, a vendor for real-time charging and billing solutions. India’s third largest software exporter launched its Open MVNO ‘Telco-in-a-box’, solution at the Mobil... »

Wipro launches data centre solution to drive business agility

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Wipro has launched a Boundary Less Data Centre Solution (BLDC), which is based upon a software-defined data centre architecture powered by VMware. This solution enables enterprises to be... »

Flipkart appoints Punit Soni as its Chief Product Officer

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E-commerce firm Flipkart has appointed former Google product management executive and former vice president of product management at Motorola, Punit Soni, as its Chief Product Officer.Punit... »

DoT receives request to block `We Phone’ app over call spoofing


Department of Telecom (DoT) has received a request from an intelligence agency to block the application `We Phone’ on charge that it allows identity of the caller to remain hidden, Parliament was... »

Taiwan's AOC enters India with smartphones, tablet

The E40 and M601 smartphone

Our Bureau

Taiwan-based AOC, which manufactures LED and LCD displays, has entered the Indian smartphone market with two 3G-enabled smartphones and a 3G calling tablet. The $12.2-billion company sai... »

Nasscom chief: India set to emerge second largest base for start-ups

R Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Nasscom.

TE Raja Simhan

India has the fourth largest start-up ecosystem after the US, UK and Israel. However, if the current trend continues, within a year or two, India will be second after the US. That’s the level of e... »

Spectrum auction to witness tough fight

The Centre plans to sell of spectrum in 800 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz and
2100 MHz bands PV SIVAKUMAR

Our Bureau

The spectrum auction will witness a tough fight as telecom companies will resort to aggressive bidding to secure their positions, a move that could also lead to an increase in operators’ debt posi... »

Jeffrey Lehman, John Etchemendy join Infosys Board

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The Infosys Board has given its nod to the appointment of Jeffrey Lehman and John Etchemendy as Independent Directors. The company announced this decision in a note to the exchanges. ... »

eBay India ties up with

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eBay India has partnered with, an online platform for Small and Medium Enterprises. offers accessibility to loans in six online steps, which helps combat chall... »

Crisil: Social media was mostly positive about Budget proposals

Nucleus Software inks deal with Red Hat

IoT-based apps for detecting pesticide residue likely

Telenor's Sigve Brekke: In India, our focus now is on basic services

Centre’s move to supersede Fin Tech board lands in Court

India not investor friendly, yet our top market: Vodafone chief

Social media seen aiding cyber attackers’ cause

BL Ink

Cradle to grave: The National Health Service of Britain is not flawless, but it has helped millions of lives

Eyes wide open

Vidya Ram

Indian doctors have always played a major role in the National Health Service of the UK. But their story is equally about assimilation and success as it is about compromise and bias »

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