Google to take on e-comm giants with ‘buy’ button


Internet giant Google is readying to take on e-commerce majors such as Amazon, Flipkart and A... »

IP traffic in India to grow 33% annually: Cisco


The Internet protocol (IP) traffic in India will quadruple between 2014 and 2019 at a pace of 33... »

We aim to have 20 million customers by the end of this year: TaxiForSure

Arvind Singhal, Chief Executive Officer, TaxiForSure

Sangeetha Chengappa

CEO says the company will invest over $100 million to drive ahead »

Book TaxiForSure cabs with a tap; pay via Paytm

Our Bureau

After the ride is complete, the fare is automatically deducted from the customers’ Paytm wallets if they have chosen cashless payment and a bill notification reaches them through SMS and email »

IT jobs to shift to new tech, data analytics, cloud services

Sangeetha Chengappa

The $70-billion Indian IT export services industry, which recorded a 12.6 per cent year-o... »

Other Gadgets

Google files patent for internet toys to run the home


Google has filed a patent for internet-connected creepy-looking teddy bears and bunny rabbits wh... »

Computers & Laptops

Industry standard Apple’s new MacBook is one of the first to make use of
the port but expect others to follow suit

One port that does it all

Amrit Ramakrishnan

Here is the low-down on everything you need to know about the USB-C »

Mobiles & Tablets

Leap of Faith!

R Dinakaran

BlackBerry has yo-yoed with its urge to build a keyboard into its devices. After briefly dabblin... »

Vodafone sells 4.2 per cent stake in Bharti Airtel for $200 m

Our Bureau

Vodafone has sold its 4.2 per cent stake in Bharti Airtel for $200 million. The stake has been bought by Bharti Enterprise, the holding company of Airtel. "Vodafone confirms that it has sold... »

Take Solutions offloads 100 clients

TE Raja Simhan

200 employees face retrenchment in SE Asia, Middle East »

Infy nixes plan for second campus in Kerala; cites lack of infra

Venkatesh Ganesh

Technopark claims it has met all of the IT services firm's requirements »

A classic, war inspired

The Royal Enfield limited edition motorcycle in New Delhi. - RAMESH SHARMA

Our Bureau

Royal Enfield has introduced its new gear collection inspired by the Despatch Riders of the World Wars. In addition to apparel and accessories, the collection also includes a limited edition ra... »

Workshop on apps in Hyderabad

K V Kurmanath

About 80 technology students from 26 colleges have just joined a summer camp of a different type. These students will be developing technology apps for smart cities, for solving some of the proble... »

Bharti Airtel to exit fixed line telephony in Tanzania

Our Bureau/Agencies

After almost five years of negotiations Bharti Airtel has decided to exit the fixed line telephony business in Tanzania. The Tanzania's government has agreed to buy back a 35 perce... »

Property search portal NoBroker now in Chennai

Our Bureau, an online property search portal, has launched its operations in Chennai, which is its third market after Mumbai and Bangalore. It offers broker-free solution to both... »

Google India aims to get 20 million small businesses online by 2017

Rajan Anandan

Our Bureau

In a bid to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to go digital, Google India has come out with a mobile-based App called, ‘Google My Business’, aiming to get 20 million SMEs online by 2017. »

Leap of Faith!

R Dinakaran

BlackBerry has yo-yoed with its urge to build a keyboard into its devices. After briefly dabbling with handsets that again sported a physical keyboard such as Passport and Classic, BlackBerry has... »

SAP-CIIE jointly launch start-up accelerator programme

Our Bureau

SAP India, an arm of US-based SAP SE on Wednesday announced collaboration with Center for Innovation Incubation & Entrepreneurship (CIIE) at IIM-Ahmedabad to launch of a Startup Accelerator Pr... »

InnoVen Capital hopes to double loan commitments in 12-15 months

Lycos to explore Internet of Things

Mobile services can perk up returns for small farmers: Vodafone survey

Google’s new app to help 20 mn Indian SMBs go online by 2017

Nokia withdraws plea to unfreeze Chennai plant

Blackbox Connect hosts first women founders’ edition in Silicon Valley to go global

New Autodesk 2016 Design Suites launched

India tops M-commerce rankings

Our Bureau

Mary Meeker’s 2015 report on Internet Trends says over 40 per cent of India’s online retail happens over mobile phones. This is way ahead of China, UK and USA. Companies like Snapd... »

Flipping the cart over: Flipkart gets a new logo

Our Bureau

E-tailer’s rebranding exercise aimed at capturing its youthful and playful elements »

2 new limited edition Bonnevilles: a triumph in re-design

Street Tracker

Our Bureau

Triumph Motorcycles has joined hands with two other iconic lifestyle brands to produce one-off, limited editions of the Bonneville.  The first one is with Barbour International the British clot... »

‘Hot wheels’ take on a whole new meaning

Staying cool: Paying attention to the small details will spare you the roast of the sun

Debabrata Sarkar

Beat the heat this summer. Here are some tips to make sure your ride is cool and comfy »

Telangana to build MSME Tower for IT industry

K V Kurmanath

Address of a firm plays a major role in building its image. More so, if you are an IT firm. But it is virtually impossible for small and medium firms to get office space in swanky areas keeping in... »

E-commerce deliveries hit; firms tweak timings to beat the heat

Mamuni Das

As the temperature rises above 45 degree Celsius, e-commerce companies are taking extra care to protect their delivery teams that dart around cities braving the heat. For a start, companies hav... »

Discrimination case: US court rejects Infosys plea

Indian outsourcers, including Infosys, have been under fire for their allegedly biased hiring practices

Our Bureau

A US Court has refused to dismiss a case filed by four American IT workers against Infosys for allegedly showing favouritism while hiring. This essentially means that the case goes to tri... »

Movie streaming services ride smartphone boom

The popularity is driven by the success of Netflix and Hulu in the US market

Bindu D Menon

The rising popularity of video streaming on mobile devices is prompting broadcasters and mobile application makers to offer movie streaming services. A number of operators have entered t... »

Journalists most active, largest group on Twitter

The report is based on a sample of 15,000 verified Twitter accounts. File Photo


Journalists form the largest and most active verified group on Twitter, making up nearly a quarter of the micro-blogging site’s authenticated users, according to a new study.Despite being m... »

Infosys hopeful of meeting $20-bn revenue target by 2020: Sikka


Projecting a “tremendous” potential for Infosys to grow and lead, its CEO and Managing Director Vishal Sikka has said that the management’s mission is to prepare the company for realising the aspi... »

Soon, customised schemes for travel from online portal Cleartrip

Tower or tree? Telecom masts get aesthetic

Modular furnishings now just a click away

Huawei partners with Audi

Lycos Q4 net profit more than doubles

Voice, data have helped us grow: Idea Cellular

Intel to fund start-ups to pushthe ‘Digital India’ campaign

BL Ink

Going easy A still from the episode Dodu

The road to Malgudi

Zac O'Yeah

A quest for RK Narayan’s fictional town — replete with old-world charm and character — leads to many interesting twists and turns, stories and discoveries »

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