Reliance Jio rolls out paperless verification of subscribers

Our Bureau

Gearing up to launch 4G services in the country, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) has put in... »

Online retailer Nykaa to launch own label

Our Bureau

Online retailer of beauty and luxury products will launch its own private label... »

Ola raises $400 mn funding from Russian investor DST Global, others

Priyanka Pani

Taxi-booking app Ola (formerly Olacabs), has raised $400 million in a Series E round from Russia... »

Airtel Zero not against net neutrality: Gopal Vittal to employees

Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal

Our Bureau

Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal on Friday said that his company was committed to net neutrality and its... »

Grocery delivery app PepperTap secures $10-mn funding

Our Bureau

Online grocery delivery app PepperTap has received Series A funding of $10 million from SAIF Par... »

Other Gadgets

Seeing the idiot box in a new light

Our Bureau

Philips’ new range of TVs gets more real and colourful with the addition of Ambilight and a step up to 4K resolution »

Computers & Laptops

Growth in the PC shipments centered on portables, particularly around emerging product categories such as Chromebooks, Bing, Ultraslims and Convertibles.

PC sales decline in Q1; mobile PCs, hybrids pick up


Global PC shipments — desktops, notebooks and laptops — witnessed a decline in the range of 5.2-... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Google now helps you find your Android phone. File Photo

Want to find your misplaced mobile? Just Google it


If you misplace your Android phone in the car or leave it somewhere around the house, search eng... »

Net neutrality: TRAI says ‘shrill voices’ won’t win debate


As the uproar continues in favour of Net Neutrality, telecom watchdog TRAI Chairman Rahul Khullar today said “shrill voices” will not win the debate and the concept is not “practiced strictly” eve... »

China fines Alibaba $129,000 for pricing violations



China's e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, has been fined 800,000 yuan ($129,000) by the price bureau in eastern Zhejiang province for violations by third-party sellers during promotions on its e-co... »

TRAI wants early decision on auctioning 700 MHz band

Rahul Khullar, TRAI Chairman

Our Bureau

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday said the Government should take a decision on auctioning 700 MHz at the earliest to enable broadband roll out. The 700 MHz band is... »

Zuckerberg says not against net neutrality


Finding itself at the receiving end of the ‘net neutrality’ debate, Facebook today said its platform has benefitted “millions” of people on RCOM network in India and it is open for al... »

Wipro sees big opportunity in open source

Our Bureau

Software services major Wipro sees significant opportunities in the Indian government's push towards usage of open source software. In a statement TK Kurien, Chief Executive Officer and M... »

Airtel defends toll free platform; supports net neutrality

The company has drawn flak on social media for violating the concept of net neutrality.


In the eye of the storm over net neutrality, Bharti Airtel today said it will always provide same treatment to every website and application irrespective of whether they are on its toll free platf... »

Twitter to crack down on abusive tweets

Twitter is overhauling its safety policy and beefing up the team responsible for enforcing it. File Photo


Twitter said today that it is cracking down on mean, hateful or menacing tweets that cross the red line from free speech into abuse.Twitter is overhauling its safety policy and beefing up t... »

B-schools too join the e-commerce bandwagon

E-commerce frenzy

Priyanka Pani/Adith Charlie

The e-commerce frenzy in the country seems to have caught the attention of some of India’s leading business schools, propelling them to launch specific courses for a career in internet-related ven... »

TCS flags off earnings with weak numbers

K Venkatasubramanian, BL Research Bureau

TCS, for the second successive quarter, has delivered a weak set of financials going by its reported numbers for the March period. Currency played a major part as the euro weakened substa... »

Obama to honour Satya Nadella

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Press Trust of India

US President Barack Obama plans to honour Microsoft’s Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella with the ‘Champions of Change’ award for bringing about change within his company to support working families. »

India to be Honda’s top 2-wheeler market next year

Bike sales wobbly in rural India

VW eyes right cost, quality mix for India

TCS Q4 net profit plummets 30%

FoodPanda: 40% of revenues to come from delivery in 3-6 months

Uninor launches customer education hubs

Online platform to pool raw materials for SMEs launched in Gujarat

KEC to sell telecom assets in 3 States to ATC Telecom Tower

Parts of Hyderabad set to go 'Wi-Fi'

Nokia’s Alcatel buy: Japan, India to account for 18% revenue


Finnish firm Nokia’s acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent will create an entity with revenues of USD 28 billion (about Rs 1.75 lakh crore), with Asia—Pacific, Japan and India (APJ/India) contributing 18... »

Maharashtra FDA asks Snapdeal to stop selling prescription drugs

Our Bureau

Flipkart, Amazon and others are also under the scanner »

8K Miles Software posts strong growth in sales and profits

Our Bureau

8K Miles Software Services Ltd, a cloud solutions provider from India, has registered strong growth in revenues and profits on the back of new product launches and acquisitions during the last fisc... »

CPI(M) bats for net neutrality

Net concerns CPI(M) leaders Ch Narasing Rao and Sitaram Yechury
at a press meet in Visakhapatnam on Friday CV SUBRAHMANYAM

Our Bureau

The CPI(M) has passed a resolution at its ongoing congress opposing violations of net neutrality and enclosure of the internet. Briefing the media here on Friday, CPI(M) le... »

TCS sued by former US employee for bias in hiring


Tata Consultancy Services has been sued by a former American employee who accused the IT giant of “discriminating” against individuals who are not South Asians in hiring and job placement.S... »

WikiLeaks creates online archive of hacked Sony documents

WikiLeaks yesterday said that its database includes more than 170,000 emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment. A screengrab of the website. File Photo


Sony’s hacking problems aren’t over yet. Whistleblower site WikiLeaks has put hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from last year’s crippling cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainme... »

ATC buys tower assets of KEC for ₹81 crore

Our Bureau

American Tower Corporation (ATC) has acquired the telecom tower assets of KEC International Ltd for ₹81 crore. The BSE-listed KEC International has 381 towers in Chhattisgarh, Meghalaya... »

Cleartrip in talks with investors to raise $30 m in Series E funding

Samyukth Sridharan

Sangeetha Chengappa

Online travel services provider is in talks with investors to raise its fifth round of Series E funding for $30 million to ramp up its mobile technology platform to attract a new seg... »

‘Domestic mobile gaming market to touch ₹2,000 crore by 2018’

Visitors at the Global Mobile Games Conference V SREENIVASA MURTHY

Sangeetha Chengappa

The domestic mobile gaming market, which generates ₹400 crore in revenue, and is home to 100 million mobile gamers, is set to explode over the next three years, fuelled by the growing dema... »

VW codes new GTI for Gran Turismo 6

Our Bureau

Volkswagen is expanding its GTI fleet and sending a new supercar onto the digital race circuit. Following last year’s roadster, another version of the GTI is now heading for the starting grid o... »

Sprocket List: summer road trip essentials

‘Future Tracks’ is the new mantra

Major tourist, pilgrimage centres in India to have Wi-Fi facility

Mindtree Q4 net surges 31%, pegs FY16 revenue growth at 12-14%

TCS announces one-time bonus for its employees

ASUS opens first exclusive store in Ahmedabad

Want to find your misplaced mobile? Just Google it acquires exam preparation platform EasyPrep

BL Ink

Miles to go: Thirty crore people — nearly a quarter of India's population — live without access to electricity in India. Photo: G Karthikeyan

Powerless in UP

priyanka kotamraju

The lives of those in ‘dark villages’— which have never seen electricity — tell of hardship, improvisation, family squabbles and grooms who can’t find wives »

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