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We see stronger revenue growth during the second half: Wipro CEO

SANGEETHA CHENGAPPA, K VENKATASUBRAMANIAN

Wipro, the country’s third-largest software services exporter, posted a revenue growth th... »

Intex launches Aqua Amaze for Rs 10,690

PTI

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... »

Mobiles & Tablets

ZK Meditech Labz develops app for haemoglobin test

PTI

Mumbai-based ZK Meditech Labz has developed a downloadable smartphone application to check blood... »

Computers & Laptops

Cyber attack on Defence Research Lab thwarted: Quick Heal

PTI

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

Interiors

Pepperfry launches mobile site

Priyanka Pani

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

Other Gadgets

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

Reuters

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

Auto Focus

Let’s go...in the all new Alto K10 

S Ronendra Singh

  On a rainy morning in Chandigarh, we had the first chance to drive the s... »

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... »

US prosecutor recognised for probing case against Infosys

PTI

A US prosecutor, who successfully investigated a precedent-setting work visa fraud case against Infosys, resulting in the Indian IT giant paying $34 million in fine, has been recognised by the Sec... »

‘Anti-Facebook’ social network Ello gets fresh funding

PTI

Flush with a reported $5.5 million in fresh funding, upstart social network Ello today legally changed its corporate standing to back a promise to remain ad-free. Ello converted to a public... »

Google joins hand with Oxford on project to teach machines to think

PTI

Google has announced a partnership with artificial intelligence teams at Oxford University to teach machines to think like people. Oxford professors behind spinoff start-ups Dark Blue Labs... »

Mobile messaging apps eating into telcos’ SMS revenue

Rajesh Kurup

Usage of the short messaging service (SMS), the most-widely used mobile application across the world, is on the wane in India, thanks to cannibalisation by over-the-top (OTT) applications such as... »

Luxury brands prefer to stay away from e-commerce sites

Cutting edge Being a bridge-to-luxury crystal brand, Swarovski cannot risk being a discounted brand.

Purvita Chatterjee

Even as pure play e-commerce sites bend backwards to offer deep discounts, some brands have been keeping away from the action, refusing to mark down their products. Luxury and bridge-to-l... »

India firmly on the radar for Hyundai

Hot seller The i20 elite has caught the fancy of the market and is a heavy
contributor to Hyundai's sales.

Murali Gopalan

It was at the 1998 Delhi Auto Expo when Hyundai first made known its India intent with the unveiling of the Santro hatchback. This was the year when all eyes at Pragati Maidan were on the Tata... »

Automakers welcome Govt initiative to deregulate diesel

Fuel for thought Lower prices may prompt a revival in the commercial
vehicle industry which has seen its worst slowdown in years.

Our Bureau

Diesel prices have finally been freed which means the auto industry will no longer need to split hairs on the issue of subsidies.Till a couple of years ago, all diesel carmakers were hav... »

Software majors on hiring spree in Sept quarter

Adith Charlie

The last three months have seen a hiring overdrive in the IT services segment, with the big daddies collectively creating almost twice the number of new jobs in the September quarter in com... »

ZK Meditech Labz develops app for haemoglobin test

PTI

Mumbai-based ZK Meditech Labz has developed a downloadable smartphone application to check blood haemoglobin levels without any physical blood sample pathology test to identify anaemia.The... »

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

Wipro falls behind top-tier peers on financials, again 

South Africa’s Strate expands deal with TCS

Ministry of Corporate Affairs clarifies on Google case

Zensar profit dips 4.7% in Q2

Internet sleeps in some parts of the world: Study

TCS-developed data base for Star Alliance goes live

Productivity has doubled in 5 years: Unisys

Microsoft sales beat expectations, cloud profits up

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. The world's largest software company reported profit of $4.5 billion, or 54 cents per share, compared with $5.2 billion, or 62 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter. Still, it easily beat Wall Street's forecast of 49 cents per share.

Reuters

Microsoft Corp reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins... »

Facebook goes retro with ‘Rooms’ chat app

Mark Zuckerberg, Founder & CEO, Facebook. The social media giant has launched an app that creates virtual 'rooms' where people can chat about whatever they wish using any name they would like.

PTI

Facebook today released an application that lets people create virtual “rooms” to chat about whatever they wish using any name they would like. ‘Rooms’ software introduced in the US and B... »

‘India has a bright future in software’

LEO APOTHEKAR
Vice-Chairman and Independent
Lead Director, Schneider Electric

Sangeetha Chengappa

Leo Apothekar, Vice-Chairman and Independent Lead Director of Schneider Electric, spent over 20 years with SAP AG, including five years as President and as CEO. Under his tenure, the com... »

Twins benefit – Better looks, more features

GT package The two GTs get door step garnishes, leather-wrapped, flat-bottomed steering wheels with controls for the infotainment system and an aluminium pedal cluster. S MURALIDHAR

S Muralidhar

A couple of months ago, Volkswagen gave its hot hatch – the Polo – a mid-generation facelift. Coinciding with the introduction of the new 1.5-litre TDI diesel engine, VW also managed to give th... »

Chop and shop: online veg shopping gets easier

Christos Georghiou/shutterstock.com

VISHWANATH KULKARNI,BINDU MENON

From offering cut vegetables to using ozone technology in cleaning greens, ensuring minimal human intervention while packaging to express deliveries, online retailers are innovating to re... »

Autopast

The other Italian stallion

Italian racer: Benelli, like Moto Guzzi and Ducati, invested heavily into competition biking, including MotoGP. SHUTTERSTOCK

Our Bureau

It just so happens that some of the biggest names in motorcycling have had their beginnings in other things – Ducati’s founders began with radio components and Suzuki saw its origins in a loom... »

‘The Indian customer cares about design’

Ehab Kaoud, Chief Designer, Ford North America, is responsible for all car exteriors developed in the US, including many global products. Prior to his current role, he led the company’s South Am... »

Philips unveils handset targeting senior citizens

Our Bureau

Philips, which recently re-launched its mobile phones in India, is using its core strength of being a utility company to sell mobile phones – a phone designed for senior citizens is one... »

Huawei Q3 smartphone shipments jump 26%

Reuters

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 Q2 profit up 8%, misses forecast

Let’s go...in the all new Alto K10 

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

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

KPIT Q2 net rises 5.7% to Rs 71 cr

Tata group’s Ramadorai to mentor tech entrepreneurs

Nokia launches Lumia phones

US co launches 'augmented reality' in app

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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