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We’re on track to setting up world-class ecosystem: Nasscom’s Ravi Gururaj

The National Association of Software & Services Companies (Nasscom) initiated the 10,... »

MAIT launches e-portal for small, medium enterprises

In line with the Govt’s push to boost manufacturing of IT, electronics production
MAIT, the apex body representing India’s IT hardware, training and R&D services secto... »

Wipro is seeing a return to discretionary spending in North America: Kurien

Wipro CEO TK Kurien
Wipro CEO TK Kurien believes that despite analysts giving a thumbs-down to its US... »

Facebook launches bookmarking feature ‘Save’

You can save items like links, places, movies, TV and music on Facebook. Only you can see the items you save unless you choose to share them with friends. Photo: Special Arrangement
Facebook has launched a new tool that lets users store links from news feed and Facebook pages f... »

Mumbaikars can soon pay MCGM bills via mobile app

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) today announced that it will soon start a fre... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Sania Mirza launching Celkon's 'Millennium Vouge Q455 'in Hyderabad on Friday. From left are Murali Retineni , Executive Director and T. Guru , Chairman, Celkon Mobiles - PHOTO: P.V.SIVAKUMAR

Celkon’s ‘slimmest phone’ on Snapdeal

To launch 7 models in two weeks
As it launched the third model in the Millennium series, Celkon Mobiles gives the ecommerce firm... »

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

Escape to the unimaginable

When the reality gets too tough to handle, these upcoming games, all set in fantastic worlds and... »

Auto Focus

Is this the entry luxury car you’ve been waiting for?

Audi doesn’t skimp on features for the A3. Hope the price will be equally attractive.
Luxury car brands have seen a bit of a divergent trend amongst their cars on either end of th... »

Gaming

InMobi says `Game On!' with new monetisation solution

Creates $25 mn fund for Indie game developers
InMobi, an independent mobile advertising network, has announced its new monetisation solution f... »

Wipro to hire 7,000 for Vizag SEZ

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji met Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrashekhar Rao at the latter's residence on Sunday. IT major Wipro will hire 7,000 people over the next five years for its SEZ facility at Visakhapatnam, besides expanding its operations to Vijayawada, Kakinada and Tirupati. The company will develo... »

Google to mentor 25 startups under Nasscom initiative

Google will mentor 25 Indian start-ups under the 10,000 Start-ups programme announced by Nasscom. The company will conduct the weeklong mentorship bootcamp, named Launchpad, in November a... »

Facebook extends closing of WhatsApp acquisition deal to next August

Social networking giant Facebook has extended by a year the closing of its landmark $19-billion deal to acquire instant messaging app WhatsApp. The California-based firm will have to pay... »

Funny biz: Online comedy out to tickle investors, too

There is money to be made investing in comedies — not just in theatre and movies but online as well. That’s the message The Viral Fever-One, the online entertainment division of the TVF Group,... »

Upbeat on India, Obi Mobiles to invest ₹120 cr this year

John Sculley, former CEO of Apple Obi Mobiles, recently launched by former Apple Chief Executive Officer John Sculley, is aiming for 5 per cent share of the Indian smartphone market. The company plans to invest ₹120 crore in the I... »  

Vodafone’s India revenue rises 10% in June quarter

Strong growth in India proved a counterweight to continued weakness in Europe for Vodafone in the quarter ending in June, the telecom giant said on Friday.Strongest growthWhil... »

Microsoft Ventures selects tech start-ups for Accelerator Program

Microsoft Ventures in India today announced the fifth batch of a dozen technology start-ups for the July-November 2014 batch of its Accelerator Program. The applications that came in for... »

Sania launches Celkon Mobile’s Millennium Vogue Q455 priced at Rs 7,999

Sania Mirza launching Celkon's Millennium Vogue Q455 in Hyderabad on Friday. Also seen are Murali Retineni (extreme left), Executive Director, Celkon Mobiles, and Y. Guru, Chairman. -- P.V. Sivakumar Tennis player Sania Mirza launched Celkon Mobile’s Millennium Vogue Q455 phone priced at Rs 7,999 here on Friday. The Millennium range 4.5-inch phone comes with a 2000 mAH battery and 1.... »

Firstsource sales up 33%

Firstsource Solutions Ltd has seen a 33 per cent growth in sales pipeline, Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, said here. According to him, the sales as on March 31, 2014, stood at $372 million aga... »

Chennai’s Marina crowds to be part of communication experiment

RD Koilpillai and Devendra Jalihal of Electrical Engineering Department, IIT-Madras, explaining the point at research meet in Hyderabad. MOHAMMED YOUSUF Weekend crowds at Chennai’s Marina Beach are going to be part of a communication experiment, which is going to change the way the world responds to emergencies. The Chennai police are go... »

Wipro lags peers in all key areas

Employees leave because of managers, says CEO Kurien

Nissan surges ahead of ally Renault in Q1

Honda introduces refreshed colour schemes for CB Shine

Is this the entry luxury car you’ve been waiting for?

Mastek consolidated net dips 88%

ING Vysya selects Mindtree as strategic digital partner

Airtel gets 3G licence in Niger

Wipro chief meets KCR, Naidu

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji met the Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, K Chandrasekhara Rao and N Chandrababu Naidu, respectively here on Sunday. He discussed the scope for d... »

Google, IEEE offer $1 mn for laptop sized power inverter

Tech giant Google is offering a prize of USD 1 million (about Rs 6 crore) for building a compact solution for transforming renewable energy into a power source that can be used at home. ... »

Hewlett-Packard unveils new inkjet printer

Hewlett-Packard India has launched PageWide Technology, a range of inkjet-based large format printers that deliver prints five times faster than that of its competitor, said Mahesh Soni,... »

Telcos told to specify download speed

The telecom regulator has asked mobile operators to specify the minimum download speeds for all Internet tariff plans. TRAI also said the users should get this minimum speed not less than... »

Goenka looking for more IT buys via Firstsource

Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka

Firstsource Solutions Ltd (FSL), a subsidiary of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group, is aiming to be debt-free in two years. FSL is a pure-play BPO operating in the BFSI (banking, financial... »

Celkon’s ‘slimmest phone’ on Snapdeal

Sania Mirza launching Celkon's 'Millennium Vouge Q455 'in Hyderabad on Friday. From left are Murali Retineni , Executive Director and T. Guru , Chairman, Celkon Mobiles - PHOTO: P.V.SIVAKUMAR As it launched the third model in the Millennium series, Celkon Mobiles gives the ecommerce firm Snapdeal exclusive online window to sell online the ‘slimmest’ phone under the ₹10,000-mark it laun... »

Microsoft education initiative: 4 TN schools to use Windows tablets as learning aid

Microsoft India today announced that four schools in Tamil Nadu will use Windows tablet computers to teach, a step in the tech major’s drive to get on the technology-enabled learning wave and popu... »

Vodafone India's service revenues rise 10.3%

GSM operator Vodafone India's service revenues rose 10.3 per cent to 1,026 million pounds during the quarter ended June 30, 2014, driven by continued customer growth, strong data usage and improve... »

Global Cloud Xchange raises $350 mn from global markets

Global Cloud Xchange, the submarine cable subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCom), has raised $350 million through bonds in the international markets. The notes were priced at 100 pe... »

Amazon’s sales grow, but so do its losses

Amazon posted a 23-per-cent rise in second-quarter revenue Thursday, with sales at the web’s largest retailer climbing to 19.3 billion dollars.But the company’s grow-at-all-costs strategy t... »

IBM, Wipro frontrunner for ₹1,300-cr RCom’s call centre outsourcing deal

Self-driving cars are no longer a pipedream

India ops to feed Honda’s African expansion

How did the galloping horse come to be?

Nokia Q2 profit at € 284 m

Upbeat Wipro sees a better second quarter

Oplus launches XonPhone 5 on Snapdeal

Portfolio

THE BIG STORY

Return of the ULIP

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, ULIPs are all fired up after the recent market rally. But do check the long-term track record too before rushing to buy them
After a barrage of bad news over the years, investors in Unit-Linked Insurance Plans (UL... »

BL Ink

Riya Sarin, 18, who likes to stay busy—spending upto four hours a day at jazz, and ballet classes—saves a rare afternoon for friends and her cat Mr Monkey

How can I be shot in jeans?

From cruises in the Mediterranean to MDMA cakes, nudies on Snapchat to eavesdropping on pilot chatter... BLink spends time with urban, affluent teenagers, and comes away heartened and afraid
Aanya and Dhruv Saluja, all of 16 and 13, have recently returned from a Mediterranean summer cru... »

Catalyst

Incurably optimistic

Ad agencies must not cut the branch on which they sit, says Ramesh Narayan
The 1980s and 1990s were exciting times for the advertising industry. A host of new agencie... »  

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