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‘India can convert every challenge into opportunity’

S Ronendra Singh

Tetsuya Takano, better known as Ted, has been with Ricoh India, the local subsidiary of J... »

Kerala Water Authority adopts IBM solutions

Our Bureau

IBM announced today that Kerala Water Authority has adopted IBM analytics and mobility so... »

Karnataka asks Cisco to tailor its smart city plans to Indian needs

Our Bureau

The State government has asked Cisco, which has unveiled its blueprint for smart cities,... »

Nokia CEO urges Modi Govt to resolve tax dispute

Nokia’s President and Chief Executive Officer Rajeev Suri

Thomas K Thomas

Nokia Corporation has urged the Narendra Modi Government to quickly resolve the pending tax issu... »

Creating a cloud of privacy and security

KAMESWARAN SUBRAMANIAN, Founder of ParaBlu

K Giriprakash

In this age of 24/7 business, companies are turning to cloud-based file-sharing and synchronisat... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Expanding smartphone ranges: Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head, HTC, with actor Chitrangadha Singh unveiling new phones ‘Desire 820 and 816 G’, in the Capital on Tuesday. - KAMAL NARANG

HTC unveils new handsets in Desire series

PTI

Smartphone maker HTC today unveiled GSM-only model of its Desire 816 range at lower price... »

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

Will Bookpad acquisition herald Bangalore’s day in the sun?

Venkatesh Ganesh

The recent buyouts of start-ups based in India’s Silicon Valley have rekindled hopes that home-g... »

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

Nazara Technologies inks multi-movie deal with Fox Star Studios

Our Bureau

Nazara Technologies has signed a multi-movie deal with Fox Star Studios to develop games based o... »

Zomato laps up Gastronauci of Poland; 4th buy in 3 months

Priyanka Pani

Zomato, Gurgaon-based online restaurant guide, has made its fourth acquisition: Poland’s restaurant search service Gastronauci. Industry sources have estimated the buy at a little less than $2 mil... »

Amazon’s Karnataka tax trouble continues

Sangeetha Chengappa/Anil Urs

Despite his Government coming under pressure from various stakeholders to quickly resolve a tax dispute with online retail giant Amazon, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is yet to firm... »

Former Nokia CEO Balaji to join Vodafone India

P Balaji

Our Bureau

Former Chief Executive Officer of Nokia India P Balaji will join Vodafone India as Director – Regulatory and External Affairs next month. Balaji’s role is being currently managed by two exe... »

Infibeam to offer ‘.ooo’ for ‘.com-savvy’ netizens

Our Bureau

Netizens will soon get an alternate to ‘.com’ after the rollout of ‘.ooo’ (Dot-Tripple O) by Ahmedabad-based IT firm Infibeam.com. The e-commerce player today announced that the company has be... »

Google India launches new campaign to help women get online

PTI

Search giant Google today launched a new social campaign in association with Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar’s initiative MARD, to increase internet literacy among women in the country. »

Teamchat eyes big firms as clients

PTI

Instant messaging application for businesses, Teamchat, is targeting a customer base of few hundred big organisations in one year. “We have about a few dozen customers that are active now... »

Tech Mahindra bags multi-million euro project from Ahlstrom

PTI

Country’s fifth largest software services major Tech Mahindra has bagged a multi-million euro agreement from Finnish firm Ahlstrom to manage its IT operations. Ahlstrom is a high performa... »

India needs to move fast to address issues that inhibit investment: Rajeev Suri, CEO, Nokia Corp 

Rajeev Suri, CEO, Nokia

Thomas K Thomas

After selling its mobile phone business to Microsoft, Nokia Corporation named New Delhi-born Rajeev Suri as its CEO and President in May this year. The appointment was seen as a reward for Suri's... »

Will Bookpad acquisition herald Bangalore’s day in the sun?

Venkatesh Ganesh

The recent buyouts of start-ups based in India’s Silicon Valley have rekindled hopes that home-grown entrepreneurs do have a shot at international success. Internet giant Yahoo acquired B... »

BenQ to return to Indian smartphone market with 4G-enabled devices

A BenQ-Siemens handset of 2006 vintage.

Adith Charlie

Taiwan-headquartered BenQ is set to re-enter India’s burgeoning market for smartphones with devices that would be compatible with 4G, that is fourth generation mobile technology. The comp... »

How to make millions trading domain names

The importance of being a venture capital investment manager

YuppTV to raise Rs 120 cr for expansion, acquisition

Google joins hands with Govt to realise Modi's plan for a Digital India

OnProcess Technology to expand operations in India

Google selects HTC for upcoming Nexus tablet

Jaitley to launch updated tax website

Mobile app for clicking selfie with Isro’s Mangalyaan

HTC unveils new handsets in Desire series

Expanding smartphone ranges: Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head, HTC, with actor Chitrangadha Singh unveiling new phones ‘Desire 820 and 816 G’, in the Capital on Tuesday. - KAMAL NARANG

PTI

Smartphone maker HTC today unveiled GSM-only model of its Desire 816 range at lower price point of ₹18,990 that will be available from mid-October. The current model 816 E, which is... »

Bharti Airtel contests DoT move to impose fee on broadband unit

Rajesh Kurup

Bharti Airtel has contested a decision by the Department of Telecom to collect a fee of ₹436 crore for merging its subsidiary Airtel Broadband Services Pvt Ltd (ABSPL) with itself. T... »

TechM bags multi-million euro deal from Finnish firm

Our Bureau

Tech Mahindra has bagged an outsourcing deal to manage the information technology operations for Finnish fibre materials company Ahlstrom. About 50 of Ahlstrom’s IT employees globall... »

Govt to spend around Rs 33,000 cr on broadband in 3 years: Garg

PTI

Government plans to spend around Rs 33,000 crore over next 3 years on broadband projects, a top official said here on Tuesday. “Government will be spending approximately Rs 33,000 crore in... »

Mobogenie launches next version of its Android app store

PTI

Mobile application solutions firm Mobogenie today launched its latest next generation Android store and entertainment hub, Mobogenie 2.0 Android Store. Mobogenie 2.0 aims to redefine how... »

Promoting electronic manufacturing is a priority agenda for govt: Communications minister

Union Communications and IT Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad. (file photo)

S Ronendra Singh

After his successful visit to Germany to promote electronic manufacturing in India, the Communications and Information Technology Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Tuesday said he will go to few m... »

Alibaba IPO pushes Jack Ma to rank 1 on Hurun Chinese Rich List

Alibaba founder Jack Ma

VINSON KURIAN

Jack Ma of Alibaba, with a fortune of $25 billion, has been crowned the richest in the Hurun China Rich List for 2014 released today. He relegated Wang Jianlin of Wandain ($24.2 billion)... »

Infor launches cloud-ready management solution

K V Kurmanath

Infor, a provider of business application software, has launched Infor CloudSuite Financials, a financial management application built for the cloud. This solution is targeted at chief fi... »

Two more top exits from Sikka’s SAP Labs India team

Sangeetha Chengappa

A month and a half after Vishal Sikka took over as CEO of Infosys, two more of his key team members at SAP Labs India have quit. Ganapathy Subramanian, Vice-President of the Customer Engagement an... »

Apple is the ‘most competent’ smartphone brand in India

Our Bureau

Apple is perceived to be the ‘warmest’ and ‘most competent’ smartphone brand in the country, followed by Sony and Micromax, according to a study by Drizzlin Media. “The study tries to und... »

Visionary enablers fuel diversity and innovation

Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold

Too many selfies on Facebook may damage relationships: study

Reliance Jio, Indus Towers ink infrastructure sharing deal

DoT to PMO: Spectrum scarcity slowing broadband speeds

Learning from Alibaba

Beware, your data could be kidnapped!

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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... »

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Unknown banker

Ravi Subramanian

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

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