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A study by Monster India reveals that a male IT worker received a gross salary of Rs 359.25 an hour, while a female worker received Rs 254.04 an hour.
A study by Monster India reveals that a male IT worker received a gross salary of Rs 359.25 an hour, while a female worker received Rs 254.04 an hour.

Monster.com: Gender pay gap in Indian IT industry at 29%

The gender pay gap in the IT industry is as high as 29 per cent, notes a report by online career... »

Flipkart launches e-learning category

Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, announced the launch of its e-learning categor... »

Apple posts record net profit in Q3 on strong iPhone sales

Apple's June quarter revenue was fuelled by strong sales of iPhone and Mac.
Company reports highest EPS growth rate in seven quarters
Apple reported a net profit of $7.7 billion, or $1.28 per share, for the third quarter of 2014,... »

Cloud computing boosts Microsoft Q4 revenue

Microsoft’s net income stood at $4.6 billion dollars for the fourth quarter, down 7 per cent fro... »

There is still a lot of headroom for us to grow: Flipkart CEO

Sachin Bansal, Co-Founder and CEO, Flipkart
Flipkart, the country’s largest online company, has over the las... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Demand for Xiaomi Mi 3 sends Flipkart site crashing

Overwhelming demand for Chinese smartphone Xiaomi Mi3 on the first day of its sale caused the pr... »

Computers & Laptops

Peter Chang

We want to cover from PCs to smartphones: Asus India

Taiwan-based Asus expanded its footprint in the country with the launch of its smartphone... »  

Interiors

Pepperfry launches mobile site

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

Other Gadgets

Bose FreeStyle headphones: More than just a style statement

Designed for active audiophiles
With the SIE2 headphones, Bose showcased a design that became a benchmark of sorts for those... »

Auto Focus

Tata’s new Zest sedan

Tasty Zest has the potential to stir up buyer appetite

Tata Motors' fight back in the passenger car market has been delayed and fraught with risks, incl... »  

Gaming

Will this topple the titans?

Titanfall comes from the developers who revolutionised the genre, but is it well balanced?
It’s hard to judge a game like Titanfall – it’s got almost everything you want and need in a... »

Monster.com: Indian IT industry shows gender pay gap of 29%

The IT industry in India faces a severe gender gap not only in terms of the number of women in the payroll, but also in terms of remuneration as women employees are getting far less pay than their... »

NIIT Q1 profit at ₹60 lakh

NIIT Ltd on Wednesday announced a consolidated net profit of ₹0.6 crore in the first quarter of this fiscal as against a loss of ₹9.4 crore in the corresponding quarter last fiscal. Net r... »

BlackBerry announces special offer on QWERTY devices

BlackBerry has announced a special offer on its range of QWERTY devices. Customers can now purchase BlackBerry 9320, BlackBerry 9720 and BlackBerry Q5 at special price of Rs 9,900, Rs 11... »

Payment bank services to improve telcos’ revenues

Telecom companies including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular can expect to garner more revenues by setting up payment banks if the Reserve Bank of India’s draft guideline... »

Wipro likely to beat Nasscom’s growth estimates this fiscal, say analysts

Despite a tepid guidance for the first quarter of this year, fuelled by multi-million dollar deals in the past few months, Wipro is expected to beat Nasscom’s 13-15 per cent growth estimate... »

Hexaware profit falls 21%

Mid-tier IT services company Hexaware Technologies has reported a 21.8 per cent fall in net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The Mumbai-headquartered company recorded a... »

Mobile ransomware racket hits cyberspace

Ransomware malware, which has until now been targeting computers, is now attacking mobile phones. According to Ruchna Nigam, Security Researcher, FortiGuard Labs, the malware restricts t... »

Tech Mahindra to create 300 new jobs in S. Korea

IT solutions provider Tech Mahindra will create 300 new jobs in South Korea within the next three years. The Mahindra group company aims to become the largest Indian systems integrator i... »

Time to take on the rains, again

Drive safe Braking distance increases over wet surfaces, so make sure the
tyres are in good condition and properly aligned SUSHIL KUMAR VERMA

It’s been a fair wait, but the monsoon finally does seem to be trickling its way into the subcontinent with a few heavy showers along the way. As important a part of our lives as the monsoon is... »

Tata needs two-hub strategy in ASEAN

Tough times Tata’s Xenon XT pickup faces stiff competition from
Japanese brands in Thailand. PAUL NORONHA Tata Motors has not had a successful innings in Southeast Asia. Choosing Thailand as its entry point, the automaker entered the region with the Xenon pickup truck in 2008. On face value, it was a... »

In dividend largesse, TCS to share ₹12,750 crore with shareholders

Start-up ShepHertz raises ₹9 crore

We have not fully recovered from ‘iRACE programme’

Cricketing world hails India’s historic win

Idea Q1 net rises 57% to ₹728 cr

Huawei Technologies migrates to 'Desktop cloud'

Workshop to promote innovation in individuals, start-ups

We want to cover from PCs to smartphones: Asus India

Aircel launches 3G service in Arunachal

Aircel has announced launching of its 3G services in Itanagar and Naharlagun, which customers can avail of on their mobile phones or via Aircel 3G dongles. “Being one of the market leader... »

Kerzner to implement Ramco's cloud-based software

Joe Tesfai, Senior Vice-President, IT, Kerzner International, and Virender Aggarwal, CEO, Ramco Systems, at a press conference in Dubai to announce the deal. Kerzner International, developer of destination resorts and luxury hotels, including Atlantis in Dubai, has chosen the HR & Talent Management software of Ramco Systems. This system on the clou... »

Niche portals, not e-commerce biggies, loosening VC wallets

After fuelling the growth of the $3.2-billion Indian e-commerce industry, venture capitalists are now focussing on specialised and niche portals.  Experts are of the view that as the market m... »

Profitability may continue to elude TCS in China

Tata Consultancy Services’ China operations may continue to be loss making in the near term as it struggles to scale up in a traditionally conservative market for IT services.However... »

Infosys inks pact with Daimler

Infosys and Daimler AG have entered into a multi-year agreement covering management of infrastructure services and data centres, providing e-collaboration and middle... »

Demand for Xiaomi Mi 3 sends Flipkart site crashing

Overwhelming demand for Chinese smartphone Xiaomi Mi3 on the first day of its sale caused the product page of e-commerce site Flipkart, its exclusive retailer in India, to crash. Despite... »

Google Maps now in Hindi

Search giant Google today launched its Google Maps in Hindi seeking to make its navigation service more useful for users locally.Google Maps in Hindi will be available for desktop and andro... »

BSNL gets SAP certification for hosting services

BSNL has got a certification from SAP for hosting its services in India in its data centres. The assessment includes the entire service offering from physical infrastructure to policies a... »

Toyota readies new efficiency drive

New reign Naomi Ishii, MD, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, at the launch of the
Corolla Altis - GRN SOMASHEKAR

 It has been a little over six months since Naomi Ishii took charge of Toyota’s operations in India. During this time, he has been busy creating a new ecosystem encompassing the company as well... »

Bajaj gears up to create mindshare for Discover

Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Bajaj Auto with the Discover 125cc DTS-i PAUL NORONHA

 When Rajiv Bajaj says he does not believe in the strategy of familiarity, he pretty much means it. This is why the Managing Director of Bajaj Auto insists the company will not enter the scoote... »

Gits exploring different delivery avenues

Spectrum sharing to improve quality of service

Microsoft lays Nokia’s Android series to rest

Scandid wins Seedstars’ startup competition

Ganesh Lakshminarayan joins Mu Sigma

Snapdeal to sell Micromax LED TVs

Batelco demands $212 mn from Siva Group

BL Ink

Open-door policy: Amit Agarwal, VP and country manager, Amazon India. Photo: Kamal Narang

Package deal

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, is shaking up the Indian market and re-writing many of its ‘inviolable’ rules
Amit Sarda is just beginning to discover India. After selling organic handmade bath salts, essen... »

Catalyst

Making an impression Your website can show you at your best (Scenes from Big Rock's TV commercials)

Training their web sight

Nearly 1.6 million domain names get registered in India every year and web-hosting companies believe there is room for more
Sanjeeta KK, a Chennai-based food stylist, has been writing a food blog for over five years n... »

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