R Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Nasscom, at the inaugural session of Nasscom Product Conclave, in Chennai on Wednesday BIJOY GHOSH
R Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Nasscom, at the inaugural session of Nasscom Product Conclave, in Chennai on Wednesday BIJOY GHOSH

As start-up ecosystem builds up, India turning innovation destination

Our Bureau

India can take IT solutions to the world, says Nasscom chief »

Amazon rolls out mobile app for sellers

Amit Deshpande

Our bureau

Sellers on now can do business even while on the go and address customer queries insta... »

Furniture portal CustomFurnish raises ₹16 crore seed fund

Madhukar Gangadi (left), serial entrepreneur and Founder CEO of CustomFurnish.Com, with Srini Koppulu, co-investor, in Hyderabad on Wednesday PV SIVAKUMAR

K V Kurmanath 

Serial entrepreneur Madhukar Gangadi, who promoted MedPlus chain of pharmacies, has identified a... »

Facebook open to solar plane-based internet services in India

Facebook expects technologies to bring down the cost of internet significantly.


Social media giant Facebook is interested in testing internet services through solar-powered pla... »

We hope to defend our existing spectrum, says Sunil Mittal

Strategic tie-up Bharti Airtel founder and Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal
and China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua during the signing of an agreement
for strategic collaboration in Barcelona on Tuesday. PTI

S Ronendra Singh

The country’s leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel said that it was optimistic... »

Other Gadgets

Upping the smart quotient

Our Bureau

The flavour of this year’s MWC seems to be newcomers to the world of personal tech. »

Computers & Laptops

Samsung loses top slot in tablet segment to iBall

Our Bureau

Samsung has lost the top slot in the tablet segment to desi company — iBall. According to resear... »

Mobiles & Tablets

iPhone 6’s popularity drives Apple’s China share to record


A consumer survey showed the popularity of the iPhone 6 has driven Apple’s market share in China... »

Renault on retail growth drive

Sumit Sawhney is optimistic that the Lodgy (below) can clock up numbers in
the MPV segement.


Expanding a network of 205 outlets, up from 157, is on the cards »

One mean looking naked Kwacker

Comfy ride The ER6N's riding stance is relaxing and the suspension set up isn’t too harsh . DEBABRATA SARKAR

Debabrata Sarkar

Street fighter style, naked muscular motorcycles have remained the preferred choice for a vast majority in the Indian market place. It’s not so much a question of being part a certain segment, bec... »

Budget outlay worryingly ‘too little’ for EVs

Chetan Maini


The Budget outlay of ₹75 crore for electric mobility has come as a bit of a dampener for manufacturers like Mahindra Reva headed by Chetan Maini. In an interview, he throws more light on the su... »

TCS revenue likely to be stable in Q4: CFO


Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today said it expects revenues in January—March 2015 quarter to be in line with trends in the same period last year even as currency continues to remain volatile.»

iPhone 6’s popularity drives Apple’s China share to record


A consumer survey showed the popularity of the iPhone 6 has driven Apple’s market share in China to its highest ever while Samsung has continued to lose ground. Kantar Worldpanel ComTech... »

Now, your personal dental consultant is just a tap away

Venkatesh Ganesh

If you needed a root canal treatment but didn't know the right dentist to go to, help is just a tap away. My Dental Plan, a healthcare start-up, has launched an app that intends to bring... »

HCL Tech, Tele2 join hands for healthcare vertical

Our Bureau

HCL Technologies and Tele 2, one of the leading European telecommunications operators have entered into a strategic partnership to address the market opportunities coming for Machine-to-Machine (M... »

Tech Mahindra opens office in Vietnam


IT firm Tech Mahindra today inaugurated its sales office in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi to expand its operations in the country where it plans to increase the headcount to 100 in the next 2-3 years. <... »

F-Secure releases source code for location sharing app `Lokki’

K V Kurmanath

Internet security solutions firm F-Secure has released the source code of its location service, F-Secure Lokki, to the open source community.  This will help people source the code to bu... »

TCS launches improved solution for automation in underwriting


Software exporter TCS has introduced a new platform which will increase the level of automation in underwriting for insurance business. “The solution automates the ability to capture, ana... »

Games for the summer

Wipro, Orga join hands

Wipro launches data centre solution to drive business agility

Flipkart appoints Punit Soni as its Chief Product Officer

DoT receives request to block `We Phone’ app over call spoofing

Taiwan's AOC enters India with smartphones, tablet

Nasscom chief: India set to emerge second largest base for start-ups

Spectrum auction to witness tough fight

Engineering confidence, the Gen Next way

The buggys lined up to take part at the final endurance event of Baja
SAEIndia 2015


Young auto engineers put their skills and passion on display at Baja SAEIndia 2015 »

BorgWarner banks on India to drive Asia growth

James Verrier, CEO, BorgWarner.


James Verrier’s recent visit to India was significant since it was his first since he took over as President and CEO of the US-headquartered BorgWarner. Verrier’s visit coincided with US... »

Light Notebook enters India

Our Bureau

Italian company Light Notebook has made its global debut in India with the launch of its mobile app that helps record, organise and share ones digital life, privately. The company has partnered wi... »

Motorola to launch 2nd gen Moto E on March 10


Within a week of the global launch, Motorola will bring the second generation of its affordable smartphone ‘Moto E’ to India on March 10, signifying the growing importance of the market here for t... »

France, Luxembourg lose lower VAT rate battle on ebooks


France and Luxembourg lost their battle to apply reduced VAT rates to ebooks on Thursday when a top European court agreed with EU regulators that only paper books qualified for lower taxes. <... »

Online grocer BigBasket launches Chennai operations

Our Bureau, an online grocery retailer, has launched its operation in Chennai. Hari Menon, Co-founder and CEO, said customers can shop online for fresh fruits, vegetables, grocery and... »

MapR Technologies releases benchmark results for big data systems

Our Bureau

MapR Technologies, a distributor for Apache's Hadoop technology, has released the industry's first benchmark results for big data systems. These tests were based on a configuration of the... »

Filatex Fashions to acquire

Prabhat Sethia , MD and CEO of Filatex Fashions announcing the expansion and acquisition of Vogue 4 All.Com in Hyderabad on Thursday. Photo: P V Sivakumar

Amit Mitra

Socks maker Filatex Fashions today announced that it was acquiring Kolkata-based fashion e-commerce site, marking its foray into the growing e-retail market in India. The ac... »

‘Apple to delay larger iPad production till Sept’

Apple Inc.'s iPad Mini


Apple Inc will delay the start of production on a larger, 12.9-inch iPad until around September because of delays involving the supply of display panels, according to two media reports. P... »

SAIF Partners invests ₹6 crore in Niffler

Our Bureau

Niffler, a Mumbai-based mobile only venture, has raised ₹6 crore seed capital from venture capital fund SAIF Partners. Niffler, started by three IITians Edul Patel, Prince Arora and Viraj Shah, he... »

Upping the smart quotient

Spectrum auction: Centre gets bids worth ₹60,000 cr

Wipro geocodes its employees’ proximity to BMTC bus routes

Microsoft Ventures launches two new accelerator programs

All you wanted to know about: Spectrum auction

Shell to set up global IT centre at Bengaluru

Apple tops smartphone sales in Q4

BL Ink

Cradle to grave: The National Health Service of Britain is not flawless, but it has helped millions of lives

Eyes wide open

Vidya Ram

Indian doctors have always played a major role in the National Health Service of the UK. But their story is equally about assimilation and success as it is about compromise and bias »

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