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RITESH AGARWAL, Founder & CEO, OYO Rooms

OYO wants to be the Ola of hospitality sector

Priyanka Pani

OYO Rooms, earlier known as Oravel.com, was started in 2012 by dropout Ritesh Agarwal, th... »

US firm Verint bets on India for surveillance systems

Ritesh Agarwal

TE Raja Simhan

The US-based Verint Systems, which provides software and hardware products for security,... »

Amrita TBI to invest over $150,000 in five start-ups

Our Bureau

Amrita Technology Business Incubator (TBI), the non-profit incubator supported by the gov... »

Flipkart plans to raise $5 b via IPO in US

Priyanka Pani

India’s capital market regulator may be gearing up to relax listing norms for new-age and tec... »

TripHobo raises $3 mn in Series B funds

Our Bureau

TripHobo has secured $3 million in second institutional funding led by global venture capital fi... »

Other Gadgets

Smart enough for the average Tim!

S Muralidhar

Unlike The Watch, you can’t go grocery shopping with this smartband. But, you can track your life…somewhat »

Computers & Laptops

Asus targets ‘upgraders’ with new T200

Amrit Ramakrishnan

Multi-tasking at the workplace and at home is the new normal. Will this new Transformer dock into your lifestyle? »

Mobiles & Tablets

Apple iPhones on display (file photo).

Apple plans iPhone trade-in programme with Foxconn in China

Reuters

Apple Inc plans to introduce a trade-in programme for iPhones in China in association with the F... »

Paytm testing cash-based account top-up

Priyanka Pani

Mobile commerce player Paytm is working on a platform that will allow its users to add cash into their accounts at retail counters, including kirana stores. As of now customers can a... »

Court allows framing of charges against Tech Mahindra in a Satyam case

Our Bureau

A Division Bench of Hyderabad High court comprising Chief Justice Kalyan Jyothisen Gupta and Justice P.V.Sanjay Kumar has permitted the Special Court to continue with process of framing charges aga... »

Smart enough for the average Tim!

S Muralidhar

Unlike The Watch, you can’t go grocery shopping with this smartband. But, you can track your life…somewhat »

Tiger Global sells 3.4% stake in Just Dial

PTI

Local search engine Justdial today said Tiger Global has sold 3.4 per cent stake in the company, taking the latter’s holding to 7.87 per cent. “Tiger Global Four JD Holdings and Tiger Glo... »

‘Amazon has not left Karnataka’

Anil Urs

Has paid ₹35.80 cr in taxes up to Feb 2015: CM »

Start-ups give thumbs up to SEBI’s new listing norms

Priyanka Pani/ Adith Charlie

Market regulator SEBI’s proposal to ease listing norms for technology start-ups has got a thumbs up from industry firms, start-ups and investors.The changes proposed in SEBI’s recent... »

Mobile call, service rates may go up by 12-15%: COAI

PTI

Mobile call and service rates can go up by 12—15 per cent to make up for the Rs 1,09,874.91 spectrum price telecom operators need to pay to government, industry body COAI said today. The... »

Google glass for real time public speaking

PTI

Want to hone your public speaking skills? Google Glass may help! Researchers have developed a new system that uses Google Glass to provide real-time feedback to the speaker on volume modu... »

AppsDaily raises Rs 100 cr in third institutional funding

Our Bureau

AppsDaily Solutions Pvt Ltd, a limited, mobile application development and distribution company,  has raised Rs 100 crore in its third round of institutional funding, led by Zodius Technology... »

Samsung mobile chief's salary doubles to $13 mn in 2014

Samsung's mobile division head JK Shin while presenting the Galaxy S6 smartphone at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event before the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on March 1, 2015. File image

Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd paid co-chief executive J.K. Shin, who oversaw the company's ascent to the top of the smartphone market, $13 million in 2014, more than double what he received in the pr... »

Snapdeal takes majority stake in RupeePower

rideIT makes commuting easy for working professionals

IBM to invest $3 bn in 'Internet of Things' unit

Zicom ties up with Reliance Capital, two other firms to fund cloud projects

Ericsson signs MoU for CSR initiatives

Alibaba signs digital distribution deal with music rights group BMG

TRAI preparing regulatory framework for Internet apps

‘We want to provide solutions in sports’

US firm Neudesic to hire 300 engineers

Our Bureau

Neudesic, a California headquartered tech company, has opened its Bengaluru office and plans to hire 300 engineers in 18 months.Talking to BusinessLine, Ashish Agarwal, Vice... »

Asus targets ‘upgraders’ with new T200

Amrit Ramakrishnan

Multi-tasking at the workplace and at home is the new normal. Will this new Transformer dock into your lifestyle? »

Facebook safety tips for students

M Somasekhar

Faced with issues of safety, privacy and negative impacts on young minds, Facebook has taken up an initiative to educate school children on these aspects. In partnership with Learning Lin... »

TCS partners with colleges to groom candidates for BPS industry

Our Bureau

To enhance employability and augment talent supply for the BPS (Business Process Services) industry, IT services company – Tata Consultancy Services is collaborating with colleges. Collab... »

Telecom tariffs will rise by 12-15%: COAI

Our Bureau

The telecom industry on Tuesday took on the Department of Telecom on the impact of the recently-concluded auction on mobile tariffs. While the DoT has estimated that the impact will... »

Exfinity invests in LensBricks

Our Bureau

Exfinity, a technology fund backed by a group of former IT executives, has invested $1 million in LensBricks.Silicon Valley-based LensBricks, which was founded in December 2013, work... »

Flipkart in talks to raise around $600 mn

PTI

Online marketplace Flipkart is believed to be in talks to raise around $ 600 million (about Rs 3,750 crore) from a group of investors. The eCommerce firm, currently being valued at around $... »

Thai man jailed for 25 years over royal insult posts on Facebook

Reuters

A Thai military court on Tuesday jailed a man for 25 years for posting pictures on his Facebook page deemed insulting to Thailand's monarchy, in one of the toughest such sentences in recent years. »

Housing.com’s rent, resale category to cover 16 additional cities

Our Bureau

Housing.com, an online real estate platform, has expanded its rent and resale category operations to 16 additional cities in India. These cities are Aurangabad, Nashik, Surat, Vadodara,... »

Tamannaah turns designer with new jewellery venture

Actor Tamannah Bhatia launching her e-commerce venture witengold.com in Hyderabad on Tuesday . Santosh Bhatia, CEO and Founder , witengold. is also seen in picture. Photo: PV Sivakumar

Our Bureau

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia has turned a designer for her online jewellery venture—witengold.com. The popular South India actress, who has a penchant for elegant jewellery, dons a new avata... »

Jack Ma meets Modi; Alibaba to help small businesses in India

Roopa Kudva to head Omidyar Network India

‘We did not think Wipro would get this big’

Amazon.com expands into professional services with home marketplace

Google Glass could teach you to dance!

Jewellery e-tailer BlueStone in talks to raise $25 m

Mobile apps drive biz for taxi aggregators

BL Ink

Clear cut: Rishi Kapoor is admittedly hurt but won’t withdraw his comments on the beef ban
film fatale

Living out loud

anna mm vetticad

Rishi Kapoor is taking social media by storm, commenting on contentious issues and refusing to be silenced by trolls, in a manner uncharacteristic of mainstream Bollywood »

Catalyst

Shape up or ship out

Vincent Digonnet

The Indian advertising business will soon gather for the 10th edition of Goafest. In a two-part series, Vincent Digonnet of global digital agency Razorfish gives the Indian ad and marketing fraternity some points to ponder. »

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