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‘We are more business-minded now than ever’

Venkatesh Ganesh

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

Google's Android One: What it’s all about?

S RONENDRA SINGH

It’s a platform created by Google where it brings hardware, software and connectivity solutions t... »

ITU, UNICEF release new guidelines to make Internet a safe place for children

K V Kurmanath

The Internet Telecom Union (ITU) and UNICEF have asked Internet Service Providers, mobile operat... »

Intel India seeks disruptive innovation from top minds

Keshavan Tiruvallur

Sangeetha Chengappa

Recognising the need to mentor, lead and groom its technical talent, which plays a key role i... »

Cognizant rules out job losses at TriZetto

Adith Charlie

Cognizant Technology Solutions, which is to acquire healthcare IT Company Trizetto, may n... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Sundar Pichai at Android One Launch in New Delhi on Monday

Google launches Android One mobiles at Rs 6,399

S Ronendra Singh

Google on Monday launched the much awaited Android One based mobile phones with handset makers M... »

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

A 1960s era Dick Tracy wrist radio (top C) is modeled in District Heights, Maryland September 8, 2014 alongside contemporary smartwatches in a combination of file photos. Rumours of an Apple smartwatch go back several years, but September 9, 2014 may finally be showtime. The watch, which will reportedly have a flexible screen and come in two sizes, will track its wearer's health and fitness, double as an electronic wallet and of course, display messages. Top row (L-R): A Samsung Gear S smartwatch in Berlin on September 5, 2014, a 1960s era Dick Tracy wrist radio in District Heights, Maryland on September 8, 2014, and a Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch in Barcelona on February 23, 2014. Bottom row (L-R): A Moto smartwatch in San Francisco, California on June 25, 2014, a Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch in Berlin on September 4, 2013 and an LG G Watch R smartwatch in Berlin on September 5, 2014.

Apple to unveil new devices today

PTI

Apple pulls back the curtain today on its latest innovations, amid frenzied anticipation over ne... »

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The new XE from Jaguar.

Baby Jag looks set to take on older rivals

Vidya Ram

When Jaguar Land Rover announced in 2009 that it would stop making the X-Type, its underwhelming... »

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... »

Wipro enters Open Source software for better margins

Our Bureau

Wipro has launched a new practice with plans of developing open source software.This practice will help its customers build Open Source-based platforms that enable online services on... »

‘Creating India’s digital infra is exciting’

Aruna Sundararajan

KPM Basheer

““I am excited about the opportunity to make a contribution to laying India’s next-generation digital infrastructure,” says Aruna Sundararajan, who will soon take over as administrator of the Univ... »

Expect 2 mn Android One handsets to be sold in 2014: MediaTek

PTI

Buoyed by the initial response to Android One smartphones, chip maker MediaTek today said it expects as many as two million handsets to be sold this year in India, the world’s second largest marke... »

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 from Kalaari Capital. Haptik is a mobile messaging platform which enables users to get help... »

Apple: Record 4 mn orders of iPhones on first day

PTI

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said on Monday.The company said the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Pl... »

Fitness trackers begin to gain traction in India

Venkatesh Ganesh

Wearable computing is beginning to make inroads in India, indicating changing trends in the country's healthcare system. Dubai-based healthcare company Tupelo has launched Mymo, a device... »

With the TriZetto buy, Cognizant sets new benchmark in deal size

TE Raja Simhan

With the $2.7-billion acquisition of TriZetto, the US-headquartered Cognizant Technology Solutions has set a new benchmark in deal size among its peers in India –Wipro, Infosys, Tata Consultancy S... »

We are taking Android One global: Google’s Pichai

SUNDAR PICHAI, Senior V-P, Android, Chrome and Apps at Google

S Ronendra Singh

Chennai-born Pichai Sundararajan is the man leading Google’s Android One programme at the Internet company’s headquarters in Mountain View. An alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, Sundar Pichai, as he... »

Nilekani: No question of returning to Infosys

Nandan Nilekani

KV Kurmanath

Infosys co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer Nandan Nilekani has categorically stated that there is no question of him going back to the IT major. “No, I am not going to join ba... »

Piloting a new job at Apple

ANUJ SRIVAS

In 1997, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs returned to the company that he was so unceremoniously ejected from a decade earlier, beginning a second innings that the Wall Street Journal later chri... »

Satyam case deferred to Oct 27

Aravind Sitaraman quits Cisco after 18-year stint

Google Earth engine to help predict malaria on maps

Employees generate ideas worth $500 mn, says HCL Tech

National cyber co-ordination centre to be started soon: Telecom minister

HCL eyes engineering services for new revenue stream

Infibeam ties up with Saudi company to offer e-com solutions, services

Rocket’s $970-m IPO to give fashion portal Jabong a thrust

Pharma giant AstraZeneca to do its own IT

Our Bureau

Biopharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca will significantly reduce outsourcing of information technology work to vendors and move it back in-house. At present, eight vendors, including Tata Con... »

Amelio Childcare, CSC sign deal

Our Bureau

Chennai-based Amelio Childcare has signed a five-year deal with Computer Sciences Corporation, a global IT Services company, to set up an onsite childcare facility within the CSC campus at... »

Intel ties up with Karnataka govt to launch student innovation programme

Our Bureau

Intel India in association with the Department of Public Instruction, Government of Karnataka, and the Agastya Foundation have launched ‘Avishkara - Karnataka Student Innovation Program’ at the Vi... »

Facebook users at greater risk of falling prey to social media scams: Study

PTI

Habitual use of Facebook makes individuals susceptible to social media phishing attacks by criminals, an Indian-origin researcher has found. This is likely because users automatically re... »

Wipro bags deal from Saudi-based co

Our Bureau

Wipro Arabia, a subsidiary of Wipro, has entered into a strategic partnership with Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), the largest power utility company in West Asia. As part of this deal, Wipro will... »

ObamaCare may spell healthy buys for IT cos

Adith Charlie

The Cognizant-TriZetto deal shows that there is growing appetite among software companies to mop up healthcare IT providers despite the deliberations surrounding ObamaCare, industry watchers say. »

Now, a device for Google to take smartphones to the next billion

S Ronendra Singh

With the Android One plan, Google has tried to hit two birds with one stone. On one hand, the Internet giant has taken baby steps in ensuring that the next billion Internet users get acc... »

Cognizant to acquire TriZetto for $2.7 bn

Our Bureau

Cognizant Technology Solutions will acquire US-based healthcare IT service provider TriZetto for $2.7 billion in cash and debt. About 1,200 of TriZetto’s 3,700 employees work at its Pune... »

Google launches Android One mobiles at Rs 6,399

Sundar Pichai at Android One Launch in New Delhi on Monday

S Ronendra Singh

Google on Monday launched the much awaited Android One based mobile phones with handset makers Micromax, Spice and Karbonn, at prices starting Rs 6,399. While Micromax has launched Canva... »

Mastek to demerge, list insurance business

Adith Charlie

IT solutions company Mastek is set to demerge its insurance business into a new company — Majesco — that would focus on software products. Mastek shareholders would get one equity share o... »

Airtel to join Google’s Android One plan

TCS opens first all-women BPO unit in Saudi Arabia

India business growing but on watch mode, says TCS

Top IT firms race for tech talent at VIT

This e-commerce portal helps people buy and sell businesses

Vodafone to open 1,150 stores in India in 12 months

InMobi invites applications for Hack Day

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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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