Magesh Kumar, MD, CallZila, at a press conference, in Chennai
on Friday. - BIJOY GHOSH
Magesh Kumar, MD, CallZila, at a press conference, in Chennai on Friday. - BIJOY GHOSH

With just this one app, hail a cab from any operator

Our Bureau

Apps to book bus tickets, apps for hotel and restaurant reservations… there seems to be... »

Brother International targets 10% market share in laser & multi-function printer segment

Our Bureau

Japanese printing and digital imaging solutions major, Brother International, is targeting a 10... »

eBay ties up with ShopYourWorld for ‘Black Friday’ sale in India


eBay India has partnered with to introduce the ‘Black Friday’ sale in India th... »

Titus Naikuni appointed Airtel Kenya’s board Chairman


Bharti Airtel today appointed Titus Naikuni, who has a wide range of experience across a number... »

Flytxt wins award


Flytxt, a big data analytics provider for telecom operators, has won the iCMG Architecture Award... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Saving the best for last

Sabyasachi Biswas

At IFA, Nokia announced the last of its Windows Phone devices, before it sold the wh... »

Auto Focus


Putting Datsun back on track is a tall order for Nissan

Murali Gopalan

In July last year, Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan Motor, announced the beginning of a new chapte... »

Other Gadgets

Flipkart launches Android LED TV

Priyanka Pani

E-commerce firm Flipkart has announced the exclusive launch of VU 32” Android LED TV from Vu Tel... »

Computers & Laptops

India’s Internet userbase to cross 300 mn by December-end


Buoyed by strong growth in Internet consumption on mobile devices, the number of people online i... »


Pepperfry launches mobile site

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


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... »

Nasscom pegs Hyderabad IT exports at $50 bn by 2025

K V Kurmanath

The National Association for Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has pegged exports of $50 billion from the IT industry in Hyderabad by the year 2025. Last year, the industry in th... »

Obama’s immigration move: need to look at the fineprint, says IT industry

Venkatesh Ganesh

It may be cheering US President Barack Obama’s stance on immigration, but the IT industry is also waiting to see the details of the Bill. Obama said the US will make it easier and quicker... »

2G case: RK Dutta to replace Sinha in CBI’s probe team

RK Dutta

Our Bureau

A day after the Supreme Court removed CBI Director Ranjit Sinha from the 2G spectrum case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) named Additional Director RK Dutta as his replacement in the... »

Recruitment agents want TCS’ emigration software withdrawn

Adith Charlie

Recruitment agents want the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOAI) to withdraw a new software system for emigration clearance developed by Tata Consultancy Services. The RAs allege t... »

PEs Everstone, Solmark buy controlling stake in Servion Global for ₹403 crore

Our Bureaus

India-focused private equity (PE) firm Everstone Capital and private equity fund Solmark have acquired a controlling stake in Chennai-based Servion Global Solutions for ₹403 crore.Th... »

DoT to free up 60GHz spectrum band for public Wi-Fi services

Our Bureau

The Department of Telecom has identified 45 cities and 705 tourist locations to provide Wi-Fi services in public areas. The Department has initiated discussions with private telecom... »

TechM buys Lightbridge Comm of US for $240 m

CP Gurnani, MD and CEO,Tech Mahindra

Our Bureau

Tech Mahindra is set to strengthen its presence in the network services segment by acquiring US-headquartered Lightbridge Communications Corporation (LCC) for $240 million. The deal takes the M... »

eBay supplier arrested for selling fake Canon products

Priyanka Pani\Bindu D Menon

Unscrupulous activities by a few sellers continue to mar the image of online players in the country. After the recent incident of a seller on Snapdeal sending bricks and soaps instead of ph... »

Bentley to ‘redefine’ open-air driving with Grand Convertible

Bentley Grand Convertible

Our Bureau

The ultimate expression of British automotive luxury is imagined with the Bentley Grand Convertible, the most sophisticated open-top car ever created by Bentley. Bentley Chairman and CEO... »

Daihatsu could do the trick for Toyota in India

After the Etios and Liva, the brand could revive the small car plan for India

Our Mumbai Bureau

 Nearly a decade ago, there were reports of a team from Toyota’s subsidiary, Daihatsu, visiting India to get a feel of the small car market. It seemed the best strategy for the world’s leadin... »

Lapping the grand finale, with the professionals

Putting Datsun back on track is a tall order for Nissan

Infor’s Factory Track solution

Shopping now goes tap-tap

Jack Ma: Alibaba will set up international version of Taobao marketplace

Online shopper base to grow to 100 million

Vodafone launches services in Sikkim

Online platform to share healthcare experiences launched

When should firms raise a security alarm?

Our Bureau

When should an organisation raise a security alarm? Internet security solutions firm McAfee says when someone is trying to login at odd hours, when a system is re-infected within minutes after bei... »

PMO forces DoT to rethink strategy on broadband project

Thomas K Thomas

The Department of Telecom is going in for a complete change in strategy to roll out the ₹20,000-crore National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN). The project, which aims to provide broadband servic... »

UK-based Keypoint Technologies aims to raise about $20 m

Our Bureau

UK-based Keypoint Technologies is looking to raise funds of about $20 million.The company, which makes linguistic software for mobile devices is in talks with investors to fuel its next roun... »

Microsoft, partners to launch e-learning platform soon

Navadha Pandey

Microsoft, along with its partners, is set to launch an e-learning platform in India for delivery of educational content at a highly subsided rate, said Pratik Mehta, Director-Education at Micr... »

Booming e-tail sounds death knell for electronic retailers across the country

In dire straits: A view of shops at Ritchie Street in Chennai. - K PICHUMANI

Rahul Wadke /Rajesh Kurup

Till a couple of months ago, Peshwa Acharya used to call up Shailesh Bhai, owner of a nondescript electronics shop Maruti Infosystem at Lamington Road here to buy mobile phones or laptops. »

Messaging app firms tap GenNext to expand user-base

Priyanka Pani

Ashish Bagari, an 18-year-old management student in Bangalore, has just pocketed his first incentives -- ₹2,000 each from WeChat and Viber for completing an eight-week internship with the... »

Cashkaro to let consumer compare prices on e-tailers

R Ravikumar

Leading cash discount website will offer a facility to compare price of products offered by various e-commerce portals on its site. Buyers have to log into a dozen portals... »

Infosys begins probe into financial irregularities in BPO arm

Venkatesh Ganesh

Infosys is undertaking a cleanup activity that intends to plug any loopholes concerning financial malpractices within the company, which includes severe action such as sacking of more peop... »

Life at 1,600kmph…on land

Beyond supersonic Andy Green’s Bloodhound SSC, when completed, will do 20 kilometres from a standing start in just two minutes, and kilometre will take just 2.2 seconds FLOCK/SIEMENS

S Muralidhar/ Elizabeth Mathew

In the rarefied field of super sports cars the performance numbers are already mind-numblingly fast. Now imagine a vehicle that is built to do nearly five times the top speeds of these car... »

Honda Cars India eyes larger share of the pie

New potential: The Mobilio MPV was the last addition to Honda India's portfolio. A compact SUV could be next. S. MURALIDHAR

V Rishi Kumar

Honda Cars India had been hamstrung by the lack of diesel engines in its portfolio till last year. But, it has since recorded rapid growth after the introduction of the Amaze in 2013 and with t... »

Medium, heavy trucks to grow this year: Tata Motors

Youth getting addicted to internet porn, says NGO  

MobiKwik appoints Virender Bisht as Chief Technology Officer

Tech Mahindra to buy US-based network services operator for $240 mn

Infosys sacked BPO unit CFO for 'overcharging Apple'

VMware symposium in Hyderabad

Uber launches low cost cab service

BL Ink

Mukesh Chhabra (orange t-shirt), who runs a casting agency, has changed his
phone number 22 times

Waiting in the wings

Mohini Chaudhuri

Aram Nagar in Versova is no place of rest, it is home to ‘strugglers’ striving for their big break and indie filmmakers looking for the real deal »

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