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Paytm to soon offer digital wallet service to offline retailers

Priyanka Pani

Mobile commerce and online payment service provider Paytm is working on technology that... »

Now, Snapdeal to sell four-wheelers online

Our Bureau

After having successfully sold houses on its site, leading online marketplace Snapdeal.com will... »

Infosys partners with China's Huawei for cloud-based projects

Reuters

India's Infosys Ltd said it signed a global partnership with China's largest telecom equipment m... »

‘We are more business-minded now than ever’

Keshav Murugesh, Group CEO of WNS

Venkatesh Ganesh

The Indian BPO sector, worth around $20 billion, contributes one-sixth of the... »

Alibaba could join hands with Snapdeal to scale up presence in India

Priyanka Pani

Even as Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.com goes public this week in New York with plans to rai... »

Mobiles & Tablets

datamine

Mobile, upwardly

The number of phone launches more than doubled in the first half of 2014 compared with the first... »

Computers & Laptops

Hackathons: the new hotbed of innovation

Adith Charlie

Two popular features of the Kindle e-book reader — ‘Time to Read’ and ‘Vocabulary Builder’ —... »

Interiors

Pepperfry launches mobile site

Priyanka Pani

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

Other Gadgets

Keep on movin’

Sabyasachi Biswas

While one could argue that there are a lot of options available while picking out an activity... »

Auto Focus

Classic crossover The GLA’s design has a crossover feel to it, with a low roofline and steeply raked windscreen. There’s also a clear reference to the
A-Class platform. S MURALIDHAR

Merc’s GLA packs luxury frills and driving thrills

S Muralidhar

Mercedes-Benz’s portfolio has missed a compact sports utility vehicle for years now. D... »

Gaming

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... »

Alibaba’s record IPO debuts at $92.7

Jack Ma

Agencies

Alibaba made its long-awaited Wall Street debut on Friday, under the symbol “BABA" on the heels of a record stock offering that opens the door to global expansion for the Chinese online retai... »

‘Alibaba may become the Amazon of the developing world’

Our Bureau

Even as Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.com goes public this week in the New York Stock Exchange with plans to raise up to $25 billion, the largest ever IPO so far, it is working on streng... »

Tata Docomo launches new broadband plans for Bangalore

Our Bureau

Tata Docomo has launched new broadband plans for Bangalore. It has introduced plans with speeds up to 100 Mbps and 200 GB data bundles, higher upload speeds with each plan which covers u... »

On Twitter, ‘Yes’ dominated on Scottish independence till September 18

AJ Vinayak

Finally it is a ‘no’ for Scottish independence. However, from August 5 (the first televised debate on the referendum for independence of Scotland) till September 18, it was the ‘yes’ tha... »

GSM players add 55.4 lakh users in August

PTI

GSM-based telecom players added 55.4 lakh subscribers in August to take the total user base to 74.99 crore, industry body COAI said today. The GSM subscriber base stood at 74.44 crore at... »

Boston-based Taurus to make Rs 1,200-cr FDI in Kerala's Technopark

KPM BASHEER

The Boston-based Taurus Investment Holdings LLC, an international real-estate private-equity investment company, which will in three years set up a ₹1,200-crore project in Thiruvananthapuram’s Tec... »

Will Peugeot boost Mahindra’s mojo?

Peugeot’s scooter

Sabyasachi Biswas

It might be some time before Mahindra and Mahindra’s plans of buying Peugeot’s scooter business actually falls in place, but the move is certainly debatable. Sure, scooter sales have been growing... »

Bajaj Auto launches KTM RC200 and RC390 in India

KTM RC200

Our Bureau

In a bid to introduce entry-level supersport motorcycling in India, Bajaj Auto has now brought in KTM’s RC 390 and 200 to the Indian market. The fully faired RC 390 and RC 200 share their four-... »

Merc’s GLA packs luxury frills and driving thrills

Classic crossover The GLA’s design has a crossover feel to it, with a low roofline and steeply raked windscreen. There’s also a clear reference to the
A-Class platform. S MURALIDHAR

S Muralidhar

Mercedes-Benz’s portfolio has missed a compact sports utility vehicle for years now. Despite having considerable depth in its SUV line-up with the GL-Class, the ML-Class, their AMG count... »

AMP 2026: Get the ecosystem in place first

Get set go: India is projected to produce nearly six million cars by 2019 but still needs to work on supporting infrastructure like roads, bridges and flyovers. - PTI

Murali Gopalan

 Never mind that there are still two more years to go for the Automotive Mission Plan (AMP) 2006-16. The recent SIAM annual convention in New Delhi threw up a surprise with AMP 2026 described a... »

China calls, no news on auto front

ZF Friedrichshafen to acquire TRW Automotive

Infosys partners with Microsoft, Hitachi and Huawei

HCL Tech to add more than 1,000 employees in North Carolina office

Ericsson CEO says around 1,000 staff to leave as firm quits modems

Nasscom sees value proposition for BPO firms in Tier-II and-III cities

BSNL, Micromax in tie up

Can the Octopus fight the budget sharks?

‘Android One is like the ISI quality mark for phones’

CAESAR SENGUPTA, Vice-President, Google’s Product Management team

S Ronendra Singh

Caesar Sengupta, as Vice-President of Google’s Product Management team, is one of the key members of the Android One project. In an interview with BusinessLine, Caesar, who has a Masters... »

Tech Mahindra aims to clock $5 b revenues by FY’17

PTI

Tech Mahindra, India’s fifth largest software services exporter, is on track to become a $5 billion company by fiscal 2017, a top company executive said today.“So far as the business is conc... »

Cisco unveils threat-focussed security solutions for enterprises

PTI

Networking solutions firm Cisco today launched a new firewall security solution that automatically assesses threats, correlates intelligence and optimises defence to protect the network of the ent... »

Infosys inks largest office lease deal in Poland

PTI

India’s second largest software services firm Infosys has signed a contract with commercial real estate developer Skanska Property for leasing its office space for 10 years, the biggest such trans... »

‘Code Free for India’ initiative launched

Vinson Kurian

International Centre for Free and Open Source Software at Technopark here has announced the launch of a new initiative called ‘Code Free for India'. As part of this, programmers from free... »

Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle chief executive

PTI

Larry Ellison has stepped down as chief executive of Oracle, handing off the helm of the successful technology company he co-founded in 1977, the company announced.Ellison, who recently tur... »

Piaggio showcases Vespa Elegante Limited Edition

Vespa Elegante

Our Bureau

Piaggio Vespa has unveiled the Elegante, a premium variant of the standard Vespa. To make this limited edition more visually appealing, Vespa has announced two new metallic colour schemes. Accordi... »

Yamaha announces Fazer FI Version 2.0

Fazer FI Version 2.0

Our Bureau

After launching the revamped version of its premium 150cc naked bike, FZ-S FI Version 2.0, Yamaha has now announced the redesigned semi-faired twin of the same, the Fazer FI Version 2.0. ... »

Reliance Jio signs tower-sharing deal with GTL Infra

Our Bureau

Ahead of the launch of its 4G services, Reliance Jio Infocomm, a unit of Reliance Industries, has entered into a tower sharing deal with GTL Infrastructure.Financial details of the t... »

Can India make a driverless car?

Smart solution: Traffic snarls and fuel consumption could be reduced with driverless cars . - M VEDHAN

V V Ravi Kumar / Parth M Doshi

Tata Motors developed the world’s cheapest car, the Nano, in 2010. It made headlines but also threw up a vital question along the way. Is India capable of just making low-priced cars? Can... »

Call of the Kronor in Chennai

Portal for houseboat booking

Huawei enters IT services with telecom projects

Mobile, upwardly

We will continue with the TriZetto brand: Cognizant CFO

NIIT, EC Council launch course on ethical hacking

Nothing superhero-ish about it

Better with each generation

News

Android app Haptik gets $1-mn funding from Kalaari Capital

Our Bureau

Haptik, an Android-based mobile app has bagged $1 million in a first round of equity financing f... »

Tech

Amelio Childcare, CSC sign deal

Our Bureau

Chennai-based Amelio Childcare has signed a five-year deal with Computer Sciences Corpor... »

Tech

Wipro enters Open Source software for better margins

Our Bureau

Wipro has launched a new practice with plans of developing open source software.Th... »

BL Ink

FICTION

Unknown banker

Ravi Subramanian

Hari Nadkarni was sweating by the time he reached home. Obesity, cholesterol, diabetes and other... »

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