Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Communication & Information Technology, launching the ‘.bharat’ domain name in Devanagari script, in New Delhi. RAJEEV BHATT
Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Communication & Information Technology, launching the ‘.bharat’ domain name in Devanagari script, in New Delhi. RAJEEV BHATT

Now, get Internet domain names in regional languages

Our Bureau

The Government on Wednesday launched Bharat domain name in devanagri script covering s... »

3D printing, big data can alter supply chain industry

K V Kurmanath

That 3D printing can help you print locally using a design sent to you from a far-off location i... »

HCL bags $200-m deal from BofA-Merrill Lynch

Venkatesh Ganesh

HCL Technologies has bagged a $200-million deal from Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA... »

Telecom operators’ key metrics rise

Rajesh Kurup

For the telecom sector, things seem to be looking up with the operators registering an in... »

Improving demand helps PC market grow 24% in Q2

Our Bureau

HP has re-emerged as the top PC maker, toppling Dell, according to data from IDC.T... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Acer’s Liquid E700 Trio smartphone supports three SIM cards


Dual-SIM smartphones, now ubiquitous, could seem like old hat now that Acer has come out with it... »

Computers & Laptops

Lenovo offers extended warranty

Our Bureau

Lenovo has launched an ‘Onam Varnotsava’ and announced special festival offers for custo... »


Pepperfry launches mobile site

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

Other Gadgets

Who is winning the gaming battle?

Anuj Srivas

Seven years after Apple unveiled the iPhone— and. in the process, kick-started the modern smartp... »

Auto Focus

Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Bajaj Auto Ltd - PAUL NORONHA

Steering clear of scooters

Murali Gopalan

It is a question that is constantly posed to Rajiv Bajaj when he meets the media. And each ti... »


This one bites really hard

Sabyasachi Biswas

It’s one thing to take on a game like Grand Theft Auto. It’s totally another prospect, and a... »

Autodesk University event to be held in Mumbai from Sept 11

Our Bureau

Software provider for various industries such as architecture, engineering ahd construction, Autodesk, on Thursday announced the launch of Autodesk University (AU) event in India. <... »

Teoco Software planning to hire 50 people for Kolkata office

Abhishek Law

Big data analytics firm Teoco Software Pvt Ltd is looking to hire 50-odd people, mostly for its Kolkata office by December 2015. The company currently has around 370 employees across its... »

HCL partners with AppDynamics to enable digital IT operations for enterprises

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HCL Technologies on Thursday said it has partnered with the US based AppDynamics, to help enterprises transform application operations.  AppDynamics is a provider of applic... »

New software to analyse your tweets better


Researchers have developed a more accurate Twitter analysis tool — a software programme that helps decipher ‘trends’ on the microblogging website. “Trending” topics on the social media pl... »

Narendra Modi tweets in Japanese ahead of his visit to Japan

A file image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe


Ahead of his visit to Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted in Japanese to strike a chord with the Japanese people whose “scale of innovation” he admired. In a series of twee... »

Glassbeam gets $2 m funding; Sashi Reddi joins board

KV Kurmanath

Glassbeam, Inc, a California (the US)-based machine data analytics company, has raised a funding of $2 million. VKRM Group, which has already invested in the firm, has led the funding wi... »

NeoSilica plans offices in US, S-E Asia

Satyam Bheemarasetti (left), CEO, NeoSilica, and Ravi Patruni, Chief Technology Officer, at a press conference in Hyderabad on Wednesday. PV SIVAKUMAR

Our Bureau

The Hyderabad-based NeoSilica, a provider of technology solutions for smart cities and smart grids, is planning to set up offices in the US and South-East Asia, according to its Chief Exec... »

Gaming audio, on a budget

Kingston’s new HyperX Cloud

Sabyasachi Biswas

For gamers, every bit of equipment in their kit is equally valuable, and they usually do not want any kind of compromise with their accessories. However, quite often, a gamer has to make a difficu... »

Evalueserve acquires German firm

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Global research and analytics firm Evalueserve has acquired German business intelligence provider Beyond Data GmbH. With the acquisition, Beyond Data has become an Evalueserve comp... »

Freescale betting on Internet of Things for growth 

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Freescale is betting on the Internet of Things for its future growth.  At the 9th edition of Freescale Technology Forum (FTF India) Freescale showcased wearable consumer devices, sma... »

Hike user base tops 35 mn, co raises $65-mn funding

PC shipments in Q2 rise 24% from last quarter

Acer’s Liquid E700 Trio smartphone supports three SIM cards

Deutsche Post plans secure message competitor to WhatsApp

Euro travel search platform raises $27 m

Tata Value, Snapdeal tie up to sell homes online

Microland bets on hybrid cloud to land large deals

It will take a while to get growth back, says Infy

Mobile data spurts telecom growth to Rs 40,834 cr


Telecom services industry revenue grew by a healthy 11.2 per cent to reach Rs 40,834.3 crore in the first quarter of the current fiscal, propelled by growth in mobile data usage.As per Indi... »

Skillsoft report reveals desire for increased training in cloud solutions

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In India, 65 of decision makers ranked business intelligence as a benefit to leverage big data, according to research done by Skillsoft. Skillsoft, a cloud-based learning solutions, has r... »

Facebook rolls out new bandwidth linked advertising tool

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Facebook has rolled out a new tool to attract advertisers in emerging markets like India. The new tool will enable advertisers to reach people based on the type of network connection they usually... »

Patent for governing data

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IBM inventors have patented a technique that helps clients automatically analyse and manage the location where their public and private cloud data is stored, thereby enabling companies to comply w... »

Renovo unveils retro-electric supercar


The design harks back to the past but the technology is state-of-the-art: A new electric supercar based on the 1960s Shelby Daytona Coupe from Silicon Valley start—up Renovo promises to deliver br... »

Soon, public Wi-Fi access in cities with over 1 m people

Globally, there are a number of cities such as Barcelona and Amsterdam where Wi-Fi-based Internet access is available even in public areas such as bus stops and metro trains.

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Soon, you will be able to watch your favourite movie or listen to live streaming music on your phones and tablets even if you do not have a 3G or 4G connection. The Government is embarking on an i... »
Sound Bytes

Hi-fi for a low 5K

Sennheiser PMX 95

Sabyasachi Biswas

If you’re always on the move, and an audiophile, the best options for you would be lightweight headphones or neckphones. Earphones, though light and easy to carry, can become painful for longer ho... »

Who is winning the gaming battle?

Anuj Srivas

Seven years after Apple unveiled the iPhone— and. in the process, kick-started the modern smartphone wave—the results have been devastating. A quick online search will lead to a number of articles... »

TCS curriculum for Philippines institute

Adith Charlie

Tata Consultancy Services has joined hands with STI Education Services Group (STI ESG), a Philippines-based chain of learning institutes, for training Filipino students in technology. <... »

Tech Mahindra launches national mobile job marketplace


IT services major Tech Mahidra today announced the national launch of Saral Rozgar Cards with seeking to create a common pool of jobs and job providers. Saral Rozgar is a mobile job marke... »

RCom completes testing of USSD platform for mobile banking

Flipkart launches 5 new tablets

Universal USB plug on its way

Ratan Tata picks up stake in Snapdeal for undisclosed amount

Instagram launches time-lapse video app for iPhone

NTTData plans to explore cloud opportunity

Indian IT firms eye opportunities in Japan

BL Ink

Pelf in the gloom
The lure of officialdom - the white Ambassador, the red beacon, the power. Photo: Monica Tiwari

Kill for the IAS

Nandini Nair, Priyanka Kotamraju

Sunday morning nine lakh candidates will sit for the Civil Services Aptitude Test. Aspirants give years to this exam… this cause. BLink maps their story of hope and inertia »

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