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E-tailers poach industry veterans for the next phase of growth

Bindu D Menon

E-commerce firms are hiring experienced executives from people-facing enterprises such a... »

Analysts sceptical about Infy meeting targets

Venkatesh Ganesh

While the vision laid out by CEO Vishal Sikka for Infosys has been applauded, analysts are no... »

Microsoft launches Edu-Cloud for digital education

Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman of Microsoft India, with BS Rao, Founder of Sri Chaitanya Schools, at the
launch of Microsoft cloud-powered digital classrooms initiative in Hyderabad NAGARA GOPAL

G Naga Sridhar

Microsoft has launched Edu-Cloud, a cloud computing based offering to provide digital learning a... »

IGATE net up 20% at $38 mn

Our Bureau

New Jersey-headquartered IGATE posted revenues of $322 million, a 6.6 per cent increase when com... »
SOCIAL MEDIA

Kapil Dev joins Twitter

A J Vinayak

Now you can follow India's 1983 Cricket World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev on Twitter. »

Other Gadgets

Some applications of the smart glasses could include interrogations and questioning at borders, where the device’s sensors can measure changes in a person’s body temperature, or can pick up very subtle shifts in voice quality.

Microsoft patents glasses that read emotions

PTI

US technology giant Microsoft has been awarded a patent for smart glasses that allow wearers to... »

Computers & Laptops

Oliver Ahrens, Sr Corporate VP & President, Pan Asia-Pacific Business Operations, Acer Inc

‘Acer bets big on convertible notebooks’

Bindu D Menon

After switching to hardware-software-services model, Taiwanese IT major Acer Inc says a grea... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Microsoft Lumia 430 dual SIM priced is the most affordable Lumia yet, in India. Photo credit: microsoft.com

Microsoft launches dual SIM Lumia 430 priced at Rs 5,299

Our Bureau

Microsoft Devices on Thursday launched the Lumia 430 dual SIM priced at ₹5,299 — the most afford... »

EMC announces slew of products eyeing IoT

PTI

Storage solutions provider EMC Corporation has announced major updates across various products besides data domain and protection portfolio. “The world is going through unprecedented tran... »

In a U-turn, Housing.com CEO retracts resignation

Our Bureau

Housing.com CEO Rahul Yadav on Tuesday withdrew his resignation after a meeting with the newly constituted board. Yadav, who had written a scathing letter against the company board and investors,... »

Vikrant Bhatnagar appointed Hike Messenger HR Head

S Ronendra Singh

Hike Messenger on Tuesday appointed Vikrant Bhatnagar as the Head of Human Resources who will be responsible for driving people's strategy, development and growth within the organisation. ... »

Infosys to Bengal: Either give SEZ status or repay money

PTI

IT major Infosys has asked the West Bengal government to either give SEZ status to the company’s proposed software development centre at Rajarhat or repay the money it has given in advance for the... »

Google marks American journalist Nellie Bly’s birthday with musical doodle

Our Bureau

Search engine major Google on Tuesday came up with a musical doodle celebrating American journalist Nellie Bly’s 151st birth anniversary. Mostly known by her pen name, 'Nellie Bly​', Eliz... »

Facebook to open up free access initiative to developers

Our Bureau

Net neutrality backlash forces shift in stance »

‘Motorola will continue to be an online-only player’

Marcus Frost , Senior Marketing Director (Europe, Middle East, Africa and
India), Motorola

Abhishek Law

Motorola re-launched its offerings in India in February last year. And till December, it sold over 3 million smart-phones with Moto E and Moto G being its top selling models. Marcus... »

E-Commerce IPOs gaining traction, consolidation ahead

A view of Flipkart.com at Koramangala in Bangalore

PTI

The over $6-billion e—Commerce market in India will see IPOs gaining traction, preferably in the US, as well as see several consolidation moves in the next 2—3 years, experts said.Private Eq... »

EMC India launches Hadoop Innovation Centre

Our Bureau

EMC has launched its Hadoop Innovation Centre, which allow software vendors to test real-use cases and create new solutions for enterprises in India and globally.  Hadoop is an open-... »

NComputing achieves milestone in tech deployment

Our Bureau

NComputing, a provider of virtualisation solutions, has deployed its technology in 1.4 million seats in India. Calling this a 'significant milestone', the company said in a statement that... »

Modi makes debut on 'Sina Weibo' ahead of China visit

Talk on Android development

Microsoft patents glasses that read emotions

CCI to look into net neutrality, other high-tech issues

Twitter, LinkedIn post biggest weekly drops since debuts

SMEcorner.com comes under Google Launchpad

Amazon wooing new sellers

LinkedIn follows Twitter, shocks social media investors

Now, netas can make campaign speeches via this mobile app

Vinson Kurian

Hustings platform offers authentic visuals and sound »

Flipkart, Amazon have not violated competition norms: CCI

In recent months, there have been rising concerns that discount sales launched by various e-commerce websites, including Flipkart were anti-competitive in nature.

PTI

The Competition Commission of India has rejected allegations of unfair business practices against five online retail majors – Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon, Jabong and Myntra – as it did not find any... »

Firstsource looking for acquisitions

Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group

Our Bureau

Mumbai-headquartered Firstsource Solutions (FSL), an RP-Sanjiv Goenka group company into business process management services, is on the lookout for fresh acquisitions. According to Sanji... »

NIIT Tech posts ₹17.5-cr loss in Q4 on exceptional expenses

Our Bureau

NIIT Technologies on Tuesday reported a consolidated net loss of ₹17.5 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015, compared with a net profit of ₹61.9 crore in the year-ago period. ... »

For these entrepreneurs, the fancy footwear business is a shoo-in

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Sangeetha Chengappa

Bengaluru-based duo’s shoes can change look with different attachments »

Lendingkart in talks to raise $25 m to expand funding of start-ups

Sangeetha Chengappa

Lendingkart, dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses with short-term working capital loans, is in talks with large fund houses to raise $25 million by June/July. “We... »

ManageEngine plans user conferences this year

LN Revathy

ManageEngine, a division of Zoho Corporation (which is focused on facilitating small and medium businesses and start-ups manage their IT infrastructure themselves), plans to kick off user conferen... »

Cisco names new CEO to replace John Chambers

CEO-designate of Cisco

Our Bureau

The long awaited and much speculated retirement date of Cisco Systems Inc CEO , John Chambers, is finally out.  Chambers who has served as CEO since January 1995 and has grown the networking... »

Facebook launches open Internet.org platform

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (file photo)

Reuters

Facebook Inc is launching an open platform for online content and application developers to join its Internet.org service, in a move the social media giant said would boost efforts to get people o... »

Cognizant pips Indian peers in revenue growth for March quarter

T E Raja Simhan

Cognizant Technology Solutions has reported better revenue growth in the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, when compared to its Indian peers Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys and Wipro. It has... »

‘Acer bets big on convertible notebooks’

Paytm partners with CCD, Domino’s for offline payment

ZTE earmarks Rs 600 cr for smart city projects in India

BSNL slashes roaming tariff by up to 40%

Mobile number portability deadline extended by 2 months

Paynear Solutions to expand mobile points of sale services

‘Our thrust will be on rural BPOs’

BL Ink

From a robust 30 per cent during the boom years a decade ago, the IT
sector’s growth rate has fallen to10-15 per cent. Photo: Reuters

Downsized IT dream

Sibi Arasu

Once the proud holders of a prized job, IT workers at the mid-level suddenly find themselves thrown out as their blue-chip employers restructure »

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