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Apple begins iPhone 6 sales in China

PTI

Apple began selling its latest iPhone in China today, nearly a month after other major territori... »

TCS okays merger with CMC

Eyeing bigger deals (from right) Rajesh Gopinathan, Chief Financial Officer, Tata Consultancy Services, N Chandrasekaran, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director and Ajoy Mukherjee, Executive Vice-President and Head - Global Human Resources, in Mumbai on Thursday. SHASHI ASHIWAL

Our Bureau

Tata Consultancy Services, the country’s largest software exporter, has approved the merg... »

TCS beats Infosys on key financials, again

K Venkatasubramanian, BL Research Bureau

Though TCS’ September quarter numbers fell marginally short of market expectations, its f... »

Thiruvananthapuram: Computer Society, Flytxt to host workshop on Big Data

Our Bureau

The local chapter of the Computer Society of India (CSI) and Fly... »

Analysts expect better Q3 guidance from Wipro

Venkatesh Ganesh

As Wipro looks set to report its second quarter numbers, investors are expecting a better thi... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Apple CEO Tim Cook holds a new iPad after a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California October 16, 2014.

New iPads aim to help Apple regain tablet momentum

PTI

Apple, facing tough competition in the tablet market, has unveiled a new line-up of iPads that f... »

Computers & Laptops

Cyber attack on Defence Research Lab thwarted: Quick Heal

PTI

An attempt to steal sensitive data from Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL)... »

Interiors

Pepperfry launches mobile site

Priyanka Pani

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

Other Gadgets

For creatures of comfort

Sabyasachi Biswas

With its latest Bluetooth on-ear headphones, the new SoundLink OE, Bose has made a very... »

Auto Focus

Growth strategy: The 110cc Honda Dream Yuga, from Honda’s Dream
Series, was aimed at the mass commuter segment. - CV SUBRAHMANYAM

Honda plans bike strategy in rural drive

Murali Gopalan

 September was a memorable month for Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India with sales touching a... »

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... »

IBM to pay $1.5 bn to shed its chip division

PTI

IBM will pay $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division. IBM will make payments to the chipmaker over three years, but it took a $4.7 billion charge for the... »

Yahoo set to outline cost cutting efforts

Reuters

Yahoo Inc is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor, the Wall Street Jour... »

Facebook doubles advertising bug bounty

PTI

Facebook has doubled the reward for developers who point out flaws in the social networking giant’s advertising code.The bounty was raised after the US-based firm completed a comprehensive... »

We have had a broad-based growth: HCL Tech CEO

Anant Gupta

S Ronendra Singh

Noida-based HCL Technologies on Friday reported yet another growth quarter in both revenue and net profit. This is the ninth consecutive quarter where the company has performed well. Geogra... »

Loop Telecom gets reprieve; no penalty

Our Bureau

The Department of Telecommunications has provided a reprieve to Loop Telecom in the violation of the licence conditions and termed the penalty to be “nil”.This was following the com... »

New Silk Route plans to expand tower portfolio

Rajesh Kurup

New Silk Route (NSR) will increase its portfolio of telecom towers to 5,000 in this financial year, even as the Asia-focused private equity firm is keen on increasing the numbers through acquisiti... »

US firm MetricStream to invest ₹150 crore in India

Sangeetha Chengappa

MetricStream Inc, a US-based enterprise solutions provider, plans to invest ₹150 crore in India over the next few years. The company, which has 90 per cent of its 1,600 employees based o... »

Flipkart launches Android LED TV

Priyanka Pani

E-commerce firm Flipkart has announced the exclusive launch of VU 32” Android LED TV from Vu Televisions, promoted by Zenith Technologies. The TV is priced at Rs 26,990 and will go on sale from fr... »

Ananth Kumar: Make cloud computing relevant to the common man

Our Bureau

There is a need to build a technology infrastructure, with the right regulatory, legal framework, if India has to take the lead in Information technology going ahead. Addressing delegate... »

CISCO chief bullish on India

John Chambers, Cisco chief

PTI

Pinning hopes on the new NDA government, global tech major Cisco chairman John Chambers today said he is quite bullish on India and expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will driv... »

Internships useful way of getting first job, finds survey

Indigenously developed cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ test-fired

Google's revenue falls short of expectations even as ad pricing improves

Apple launches new iPad Air; prices start at $499

‘Dept of Consumers Affairs cannot intervene in e-commerce pricing’

ED ‘not inquiring’ into Flipkart’s Big Billion Sale

For large spends, consumers still prefer brick & mortar stores

Volkswagen prepares 10-year blueprint for India

SAP cuts profit outlook as more customers switch to cloud

Reuters

German business software maker SAP on Monday cut its outlook for full-year operating profit amid an accelerating shift by customers to buy its software over the Internet rather than as packaged so... »

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

Reuters

Microsoft Corp is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks that will passively track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms, Forbes reported on Su... »

Bangalore ICT fair gets CeBit boost

Sangeetha Chengappa

The 17th edition of Karnataka’s annual flagship information and communication technology event, Bangalore ITE.biz, for the first time, will be jointly hosted by the State Government and CeBit I... »

COMMENT

HCL slips behind peers on key financials

K Venkatasubramanian, BL Research Bureau

If a mild deviation from estimates led to a sharp fall in the TCS stock, a relatively ‘weak’ performance from HCL Technologies (HCL) in the September quarter meant that its shares were dock... »

TCS plans to hire 35,000 from campus

Our Bureau

Tata Consultancy Services has painted an optimistic recruitment picture for 2015-16 by announcing its intent to hire more from campuses vis-à-vis this year.The country’s largest soft... »

Telenor completes acquisition of Uninor

Our Bureau

Telenor Group announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent stake in its Indian subsidiary Telewings. The Norwegian company has acquired the 26 per cent stake held b... »

Telcos in damage control as criticism mounts on slow restoration

K V Kurmanath

With their resilience in times of natural calamities coming to question, telecom operators are in the process of taking up damage control measures – the damages caused by the devastating Hu... »

TCS to hire 35,000 freshers in FY16

PTI

Exuding bullish sentiment, India’s largest software exporter TCS today said it will offer 35,000 jobs for freshers at campuses in 2015-16, 10,000 more than offered in the current fiscal. ... »

New Twitter feature allows users to listen to music

PTI

Twitter will now allow users to play podcasts, music and other audio clips direct from their timelines for the first time, the microblogging site has said.The social networking site has... »

Workshop on Big Data in Thiruvananthapuram

Vinson Kurian

The local chapter of the Computer Society of India (CSI) and Flytxt, Big Data solutions provider to telecom companies, will jointly host a one-day workshop on Big Data here on Saturday. T... »

New iPads aim to help Apple regain tablet momentum

Chipmaker SanDisk forecasts lower revenue

HCL Tech Q1 net rises 32% on strong infra services growth

Apple Pay to launch on Monday, more banks signed on

Our mission is to enable cost-effective mobile Internet: Ericsson

Flipkart to unveil world’s first dual-screen phone on Friday

Honda plans bike strategy in rural drive

BL Ink

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