Intex launches Aqua Amaze for Rs 10,690


Handset maker Intex today launched a new smartphone, Aqua Amaze, priced at Rs 10,690. T... »

Reliance Jio to merge two subsidiaries ahead of launch

Rajesh Kurup

Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd is merging its two subsidiaries, Infotel Telecom Ltd and Rancor... »

Idea Cellular net spurts to Rs 756 cr in Q2

Himanshu Kapania, Managing Director, Idea Cellular

Our Bureau

Aditya Birla group company Idea Cellular has reported a 68.8 per cent rise in consolidat... »

India may dilute stand on Net control

Adith Charlie

India could dilute its stance on the issue of who will control the Internet by supporting partic... »

US-based Iridium wants a piece of the Indian satellite services play

Thomas K Thomas

India’s satellite space is finally getting interest from some big names. US-based satelli... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Nokia launches Lumia phones

Our Bureau

Microsoft Devices hopes to tap the keen interest for apps among the Indian mobile phone u... »

Computers & Laptops

Cyber attack on Defence Research Lab thwarted: Quick Heal


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


Pepperfry launches mobile site

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

Other Gadgets

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks


Microsoft Corp is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks that will p... »

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... »


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... »

Huawei Q3 smartphone shipments jump 26%


China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd said third-quarter smartphone shipments jumped 26 per cent on year with a doubling of shipments in the high-margin premium market dominated by Samsung Electronic... »

Inbox by Gmail, your personal secretary

K V Kurmanath

Gmail, the first point of reference to most of the netizens, has just launched ‘Inbox’, which promises to be your personal secretary. It picks flight schedules from your mail to pop up an alert wi... »

Wipro reports 8% YoY growth in revenue in Q2

T K Kurien, ED & CEO of Wipro

Sangeetha Chengappa

The country’s third largest software services exporter, Wipro Ltd posted financial results that met the lower end of its guidance for the second quarter of financial year 2015 ended September 3... »

Let’s all new Alto K10

S Ronendra Singh

On a rainy morning in Chandigarh, we had the first chance to drive the soon-to-be-launched Maruti Suzuki Alto K10. It’s been 14 years since Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) introduced its entry-level va... »

HCL Tech bags multi-million dollar IT deal from De Beers


HCL Technologies has bagged a multi-million dollar IT infrastructure transformation deal from the De Beers Group of Companies, the world’s leading diamond business, the company said on Wednesday.<... »

Zensar profit dips 4.7% in Q2

Our Bureau

RPG group company Zensar Technologies has reported a 4.7 per cent dip in consolidated net profit for the second quarter ended September 30, 2014, as the company had benefited from strong ap... »

Internet sleeps in some parts of the world: Study

Understanding how the Internet sleeps will help the researchers avoid confusing a sleeping Internet with an Internet outage.


Internet “sleeps” almost like a living creature in some parts of Asia, South America and Eastern Europe, say scientists who tracked Internet usage as it pulses across the globe daily. Res... »

TCS-developed data base for Star Alliance goes live

Ashwini Phadnis

A premium customer data base, which helps Star Alliance recognise customers who are Gold and Silver members more easily than in the past, went live on September 30 this year, said Justin Erbacc... »

Productivity has doubled in 5 years: Unisys

KUMAR PRABHAS, Managing Director, Unisys India

Venkatesh Ganesh

Pennsylvania-based Unisys, a technology company that provides software and services to US State governments and other corporates, is going through a rough patch. Recently, its CEO, J Edward... »

Google Nexus 9 up for pre-order in India

Sabyasachi Biswas 

Less than a week after announcing its latest tablet - Nexus 9 - Google has now announced the pricing for the Android tablet on its Play Store.  The new Nexus 9 was announced on Octob... »

SAP cuts profit outlook as more customers switch to cloud

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

Bangalore ICT fair gets CeBit boost

HCL slips behind peers on key financials

Loop Telecom gets reprieve; no penalty

New Silk Route plans to expand tower portfolio

US firm MetricStream to invest ₹150 crore in India

Flipkart launches Android LED TV

Smartcity Kochi gets environmental clearance

V Sajeev Kumar

Smartcity Kochi (SCK) has received the environmental clearance for the entire project covering 246 acres even as the construction of the first IT building is nearing completion. Gigo Jose... »

Nokia beats market expectations in Q3


Finland's Nokia on Thursday reported stronger-than-expected profitability at its core networks business in the third quarter and raised the unit's full-year outlook on the back of major network ro... »

Wipro falls behind top-tier peers on financials, again 

K. Venkatasubramanian, BL Research Bureau

Wipro once again ended at the bottom of the pile among top-tier IT players, with its September quarter numbers falling behind peers. During the period, the company’s revenues grew 1.8 per... »

South Africa’s Strate expands deal with TCS


Country’s largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today said Strate (The Central Securities Depository for the electronic settlement of financial instruments in South Africa... »

Ministry of Corporate Affairs clarifies on Google case

Our Bureau

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs on Monday clarified that Competition Commission of India (CCI) has not imposed any penalty on Google.The Ministry in a statement responded to media repo... »

KPIT Q2 net rises 5.7% to Rs 71 cr

Our Bureau

KPIT, has reported a net profit of Rs 70.6 crore during the second quarter of the current fiscal as against Rs 66.7 crore for the same quarter of last fiscal, representing a rise of 5.7% ye... »

Tata group’s Ramadorai to mentor tech entrepreneurs

S Ramadorai

Adith Charlie

S Ramadorai, a doyen of the Indian IT Industry, is eager to be a father figure to budding technology entrepreneurs. The former Vice-Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services says he is open to mentori... »

Nokia launches Lumia phones

Our Bureau

Microsoft Devices hopes to tap the keen interest for apps among the Indian mobile phone users to position its products.At the launch of a range of Lumia cell phones, TS Sridhar, Dire... »

US co launches 'augmented reality' in app

L N Revathy

When Rajkamal Thangavel and Jeelani Subahan pulled out their iPad to capture the image of a jewel from a book that was lying close on hand, we didn't realise that within the next c... »

IBM to pay $1.5 bn to shed its chip division


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

Facebook doubles advertising bug bounty

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

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

TCS plans to hire 35,000 from campus

Telenor completes acquisition of Uninor

Telcos in damage control as criticism mounts on slow restoration

BL Ink

My field of work: Somewhere in the Thai countryside. Photo: Siddharth Goel

Location independent

shivya nath

A traveller and writer trades her home and belongings for a life on the road and nowhere to return to »

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