Students of International Institute of Information Technology - Hyderabad rejoice after their convocation in this file photo.
Students of International Institute of Information Technology - Hyderabad rejoice after their convocation in this file photo.

Reverse placement: IIIT-Hyd students have own pecking order for companies

KV Kurmanath

Top IT firms and multinationals generally demand engineering colleges to give them Day One slot... »

Ericsson’s India revenues up 20%, highest in eight quarters

Our Bureau

Ericsson India revenues in the fourth quarter of 2014 grew 20 per cent to SEK 2.4 billion... »

A missed call at the right time


India’s fledgling start-up scene has a reason to rejoice. Twitter’s acquisition of Indian mobile... »

Datawind to unveil mobile phones with free basic Internet


Low-cost mobile device maker Datawind has earmarked about Rs 150 crore to launch mobile phones w... »

Agile developers’ meet

K V Kurmanath

Agile Hyderabad is to hold a meeting on ‘Patterns and anti-pattern of user stories’ on Febr... »

Auto Focus

Pawan Goenka, Executive
Director, M&M Ltd PAUL NORONHA

Goenka impressed with Korean commitment


Tivoli compact SUV has the potential to be a gamechanger, he believes »


Where will your Karma take you?

Sabyasachi Biswas

Can Far Cry 4 outshine its predecessor? »

Other Gadgets

Google to halt sale of Google Glass


Google is set to discontinue the sale of its smart eyewear Google Glass, but the tech giant plan... »

Computers & Laptops

A model wears the Microsoft HoloLens as he scrolls through a virtual Windows menu in this publicity photo released to Reuters January 21, 2015. Microsoft Corp on Wednesday unveiled the holographic lens device that allows users to see three-dimensional renderings of computer-generated images. The device has no wires and looks like a visor. It ups the stakes in the emerging market for virtual reality, being targeted by Facebook Inc's Oculus. Photo: Reuters/Microsoft Corp./Handout

Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and HoloLens


Microsoft has taken the wraps off a new version of Windows and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Samsung Tizen phone Z1

Samsung to make Tizen phone Z1 in India


Buoyed by the market response to its Tizen OS-based smartphone in India, tech giant Samsung plan... »


Pepperfry launches mobile site

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

AT&T results beat Wall Street; shares rise after market hours


AT&T Inc had on Tuesday posted a quarterly net loss that was slightly slimmer than Wall Street expected, as its mobile device deals attracted more customers, but its users switched to other ne... »

Modi’s Digital India project delayed by cable tangle

Our Bureau

Slow pace of laying cable may delay broadband reaching 50,000 panchayats »

VMware rejigs top management

Our Bureau

Targets projects in govt, cloud and mobility space »

Google India MD Rajan Anandan to head South East Asia too

Our Bureau

Rajan Anandan, Managing Director of Google India, has been given a larger mandate in the Asia Pacific region.He has been elevated as the new lead for Google in South-East Asia, in ad... »

Idea profit jumps 64% in Q3

Himanshu Kapania

Our Bureau

Idea Cellular has posted a 63.9 per cent rise in net profit at ₹767.1 crore in the seasonally strong third quarter on rising subscriber addition, voice minutes and data. On a comparative... »

Bharti Airtel expands 4G network in six new circles

Our Bureau

Telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel on Tuesday said that it has commissioned Nokia Networks to expand its 4G presence to six new (Mumbai, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab and W... » invests in dating start-up Thrill

Rajesh Kurup

People Group, which owns, has invested nearly $1 million (about Rs 6 crore) in exchange for 25 per cent stake in mobile dating applications Thrill. The deal is a cash and stock deal. <... »

Facebook, Instagram suffer widespread outage


Facebook and Instagram services were down on Tuesday with the social media site saying it is working on fixing the issue, several users said. "Sorry, something went wrong. We're work... »

Auditor seeks details of revenue segregation by 4G firms

Our Bureau

Spectrum charges vary depending on the band used »

Ascendas’ OneHub Chennai to launch residential township

Lee Fu Nyap, CEO, India Operations, Ascendas India BIJOY GHOSH

R Balaji

Seeking real estate partner for 100-acre development near Mahabalipuram »

Wipro wins Irish bank contract

Mobile, Internet services not disrupted in Kashmir on R-Day

Prasad woos US companies, offers sops to start manufacturing in India

The next 30 years could see PCs fading away and robots taking over

Persistent Systems proposes 1:1 bonus

Karbonn plans expansion of Android One portfolio

Cognizant to expand footprint in Maharashtra, seeks land near Pune

BPO firm Omega Healthcare to hire 2,300 this year

Apple iPhone sales top expectations; reports record profit of $18 billion

Customers gather for the opening of an Apple Store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, in this file photo. Apple Inc quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations with record sales of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones in the holiday shopping season and strong sales in China, although the United States remained the top iPhone market. Photo: Reuters


Apple Inc quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations with record sales of big-screen iPhones in the holiday shopping season and a 70 per cent rise in China sales, powering the company to t... »

Cabinet to decide on 3G spectrum price on Wednesday; auction now on March 4

S Ronendra Singh

The Cabinet will fix the reserve price of third generation (3G) spectrum on Wednesday. The price is likely to be fixed at ₹3,705 crore per MHz, based on recommendations of the Telecom Commissio... »

Infosys achieves highest staff efficiency level in Dec quarter

TE Raja Simhan

Infosys’ employee utilisation or the efficiency level in December quarter was the highest the company achieved in any quarter in the last 11 years. It increased every quarter in the last... »

Major bourses give the nod for CMC-TCS merger

Our Bureau

The major stock exchanges have given their go-ahead to the proposed merger of CMC with its larger parent Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exch... »

Ericsson sales in India rise 20% in Oct-Dec


India emerged as the top growth market for Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson which today reported 20 per cent rise in revenue at 2,362 million Swedish Krona (about Rs 1,753 crore) from the count... »

Facebook takes blame for service outages, denies outside attack

The outage at Facebook appeared to spill over and temporarily slow or block traffic to other major Internet sites.


Access to Facebook, the world's largest social network, and its Instagram photo-sharing site, were blocked around the world for up to an hour on Tuesday, which the company said later was due to an... »

A quarter billion connected vehicles by 2020: Gartner

Rajesh Kurup

By 2020, there will be a quarter billion connected vehicles on the road, enabling new in-vehicle services and automated driving capabilities, according to a study by Gartner. During the n... »

Facebook services restored

Users in the United States and many countries in Asia and Europe reported that they were unable to log on to the website and mobile apps.

K V Kurmanath

Social networking site Facebook has restored its services after a global outage of about 40 minutes. Millions of its users saw blank pages appearing on their PC and mobile screens as the... »

Head-hunters looking closely at social media sites


Amrita Nair-Ghaswalla

India has 243 m Internet users, of whom 106 m are active on social media websites »

Hackers target Malaysia Airlines, threaten data dump


The website of Malaysia Airlines was commandeered for several hours today by hackers who referenced the Islamic State jihadists and threatened to expose data taken from the carrier’s servers. ... »

Google marks Republic Day with tableau doodle

Tech Mahindra eyes diversified global workforce

Samsung to make Tizen phone Z1 in India

Airtel services hit in Hyderabad

The days of ‘big bang’ hiring by IT firms may be over

RCom aims Rs 400 cr revenue from cloud space

DRI slaps ₹427-cr demand on Vodafone, Airtel and 4 telcos for dumping duty evasion

BL Ink

The retirement

Avinuo Kire

After 35 years of service under the Government of Nagaland, Guolhou woke one morning and experie... »

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