Arvind Singhal, Chief Executive Officer, TaxiForSure
Arvind Singhal, Chief Executive Officer, TaxiForSure

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

To get back growth, Infy ramps up pay

Vishal Sikka, CEO, Infosys; flanked by Rajiv Bansal, CFO, and Pravin Rao, COO

Venkatesh Ganesh

Infosys Chief Operating Officer UB Pravin Rao took home ₹6 crore as salary and incentives whi... »

Skyscanner bets big on growing mobile use

Navadha Pandey

Global travel search portal Skyscanner is betting big on growing smartphone penetration in India... »

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... »

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


InnoVen Capital India today said it has completed eight new venture debt funding transactions this year and expects to double its new loan commitments to $50 million in 12-15 months. The... »

Lycos to explore Internet of Things

Our Bureau

Lycos, formerly Ybrant Digital, will launch two Internet of Things (IoT) products in the first week of June, entering an unchartered terrain. Chairman and Managing Director Suresh Reddy... »

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

An agriculture worker with her cell phone in a cotton field at Utukuru village in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. - Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar

Our Bureau

The introduction of simple mobile services designed to help small scale farmers could boost farm gate incomes rise by Rs.56,000 crore by 2020, according to a report released  on Tuesday ... »

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


Search engine giant Google today said it aims to bring 20 million small and medium businesses in India online by 2017 through its mobile app, Google My Business (GMB). The GMB app will he... »

Nokia withdraws plea to unfreeze Chennai plant

Our Bureau

Nokia on Tuesday said that it has withdrawn its appeal in the Delhi High Court seeking  revocation of the freeze on its mobile phone manufacturing unit in Chennai.  T... »

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

New Autodesk 2016 Design Suites launched

Duo comes out with network solution for pay for inter-city travel

User data retrievable from old Android smartphones

Google files patent for internet toys to run the home

Hitachi Solutions to expand India operations

Singapore firm teams up with Intex to launch free calling app

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

Amit Taneja, Chief Revenue Officer. ASHOKE CHAKRABARTY

Our Bureau

Online travel portal Cleartrip is looking to offer customised travel plans in the coming days. The new service is likely to be introduced over the next 12 to 18 months. According to Ami... »

Tower or tree? Telecom masts get aesthetic

Our Bureau

Soon, the ugly looking metallic cellular towers and bulky network equipment on top of buildings could be a thing of the past. Telecom operators are experimenting with more aesthetic looking tow... »

Modular furnishings now just a click away

L N Revathy

Consider this: Your apartment/ villa is ready and expected to be handed over in the next couple of days. Could be a huge relief, but think you are done with it? Not yet, for the work on the interi... »

Huawei partners with Audi

Our Bureau

Huawei has partnered with the Audi Group to explore the future of interconnected car technology at the Consumer Electronics Show Asia (CES Asia) 2015. Huawei’s LTE modules will provide t... »

Lycos Q4 net profit more than doubles

K V Kurmanath

Lycos, formerly Ybrant Digital, has posted consolidated revenues of Rs 445 crore in the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015, against Rs 408 crore in the comparable quarter last year. The net profi... »

Voice, data have helped us grow: Idea Cellular

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

Over 8 lakh users on Facebook's initiative in India

‘Develop ideas to integrate IT with communication’

Rural broadband project: Centre calls states meet on May 29

Tata Docomo’s new recharge plan for pre-paid users

Don’t entertain SMSes from unknown sources!

E-tailers log on to low-income group to tap biz opportunity

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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