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Xiaomi launches Redmi Note in India; price starts at Rs 8,999

Our Bureau

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi on Monday launched Redmi Note (3G) and Redmi Note 4G phablets priced... »

Nasscom pegs Hyderabad IT exports at $50 bn by 2025

BVR Mohan Reddy, Vice-
Chairman, Nassscom

K V Kurmanath

The National Association for Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has pegged exports of $50... »

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

PTI

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

Titus Naikuni appointed Airtel Kenya’s board Chairman

PTI

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

Mobiles & Tablets

Datawind, soon come out with its Rs 2,000 phone with free Internet for a year in India.

Datawind’s Rs 2,000 phone launch in a few weeks

K V Kurmanath

If the domestic manufacturers have disrupted the mid-level segment of mobile phone market, Datawi... »

Auto Focus

Datsun

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

PTI

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

Interiors

Pepperfry launches mobile site

Priyanka Pani

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

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... »

Bharti Airtel to sell 4,800 towers in Nigeria to American Tower

Our Bureau

Bharti Airtel, the country’s largest mobile operator by revenue and subscribers, will sell its 4,800 telecom towers in Nigeria to American Tower Corp (ATC). The financial terms of... »

Nokia, Save the Children join hands

Our Bureau

On Universal Children’s Day, Nokia joined hands with Save the Children, a non-profit, to protect Indian children during disasters through the use of telecom and mapping technologies. To b... »

Malicious attacks up 33% in Sept quarter

KV Kurmanath

There is no let up in the number of malicious attacks blocked on the computers and mobile devices of Kaspersky Lab users in the third quarter over the previous quarter. The Moscow-based Internet s... »

Apps and downs: mobile users’ interest shifting to games

TE Raja Simhan

Consumers will spend more time on their phones, but use fewer apps, as ‘app fatigue’ is likely to set in. While this trend is already seen in developed markets such as the US, it will take... »

M-wallet segment may grow over 3-fold in next 5 years: Study

PTI

The infant mobile wallet market in India is estimated to grow over three-fold to Rs 1,210 crore in the next five years, buoyed by rising smartphone users and entry of new players into the sector. »

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

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

Our Bureau

Apps to book bus tickets, apps for hotel and restaurant reservations… there seems to be no end to the number of apps on offer. And here’s an app that will help users book call taxis from... »

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... »

Flytxt wins award

OUR BUREAU

Flytxt, a big data analytics provider for telecom operators, has won the iCMG Architecture Award of Excellence 2014 under the category ‘software architecture in IT products’. The iCMG Arc... »

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

Messaging app firms tap GenNext to expand user-base

Cashkaro to let consumer compare prices on e-tailers

Infosys begins probe into financial irregularities in BPO arm

Life at 1,600kmph…on land

Honda Cars India eyes larger share of the pie

Medium, heavy trucks to grow this year: Tata Motors

Youth getting addicted to internet porn, says NGO  

TRAI reiterates proposals on spectrum auction

PTI

Telecom regulator TRAI today said it stands by its proposals, including spectrum reserve price, taking back airwaves from BSNL, swapping 2100 MHz with defence forces and increasing supply of radio... »

RCom launches credit facility for pre-paid GSM users

Our Bureau

Reliance Communications (RCom) has launched a credit facility that enables its users to make urgent and important calls when they run out of account balance. The scheme - ‘TalkLoan’ – has... »

Finnish firm F-Secure to offer privacy solutions to SMBs

TE Raja Simhan

F-Secure Corporation in India will provide small and medium companies online security and privacy solutions on the Cloud to protect e-mails, data leakage and encryption. Telecom has... »

Wipro hires students from Karnataka govt colleges

Anil Urs

For the first time in Karnataka, 14 students of government first grade colleges have been selected by Wipro under its ‘Earn-cum-Learn’ scheme.“Each of these students will be granted... »

Datawind’s Rs 2,000 phone launch in a few weeks

Datawind, soon come out with its Rs 2,000 phone with free Internet for a year in India.

K V Kurmanath

If the domestic manufacturers have disrupted the mid-level segment of mobile phone market, Datawind, the Canadian tablet firm, is likely to disrupt the segment at the lower end. The Canadian tablet... »

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... »

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

TechM buys Lightbridge Comm of US for $240 m

eBay supplier arrested for selling fake Canon products

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

Daihatsu could do the trick for Toyota in India

Lapping the grand finale, with the professionals

Putting Datsun back on track is a tall order for Nissan

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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