Telecom industry to benefit from e-commerce boom: survey

Priyanka Pani

Indian e-commerce companies will be able to drive the next phase of growth for the telecom compa... »

Licence fee on tower firms will be counter-productive: Bharti Infratel

DS RAWAT, CEO of Bharti Infratel

Thomas K Thomas

After witnessing flattish growth over the last 2-3 years, telecom tower companies are now... »

Holcim’s data centre consolidation drive may benefit Indian IT firms

Adith Charlie

Swiss cement giant Holcim may consolidate its global data centre infrastructure in a mov... »

RCom: turnaround in the offing


After years of piling up huge amounts of debt, Reliance Communications (RCom) has sta... »

Myntra-Flipkart seizes major market share in online fashion business

Sangeetha Chengappa

Two and a half years ago, Mukesh Bansal, then CEO of fashion and lifestyle portal Myntra, had... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Samsung, B&N unveil Nook tablet


Retail bookseller Barnes & Noble and electronics maker Samsung introduced the Samsung Galaxy... »

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

Revive, recycle and rejoice

Elizabeth Mathew

Going ‘green’ is a popular buzzword today and whether you’re doing your bit to keep up with J... »

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... »

Airtel introduces cross-network money transfer services in Tanzania


Bharti Airtel today said it has introduced a cross-network money transfer service in Tanzania by partnering with mobile operator Tigo. “The service will be available for Airtel Tanzania a... »

Indus Towers plans capex of Rs 6,000 crore

Our Bureau

Indus Towers, a company engaged in setting up telecom towers across the country, plans an investment of nearly Rs 6,000 crore over the next two to three years to add towers. The company,... »

Alcatel sets sales target for handsets

Our Bureau

The Hong Kong-based Alcatel OneTouch plans to sell over 5 lakh units of its mobile phones in southern and western regions of the country. Country manager for APAC-India business unit... »

Steering clear of scooters

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

Murali Gopalan

It is a question that is constantly posed to Rajiv Bajaj when he meets the media. And each time the Managing Director of Bajaj Auto explains why he has no intention of getting into the scooter... »

Wipro opens centre in California

Our Bureau

Wipro has launched a customer experience centre at its office in Mountain View, California. The lab, which is the third facility that Wipro has opened with Cisco, is designed to de... »

ThoughtWorks centre in Hyderabad

K V Kurmanath

ThoughtWorks, a US-based technology company, has expanded its India operations by opening an office in Hyderabad. The centre, with 20 employees, is fifth office for the firm in the country.... »

HCL Tech awarded life sciences outsourcing leader

Our Bureau

HCL Technologies has been recognised as a life sciences IT outsourcing leader and a star performer by advisory and research firm Everest Group in its 2014 report on "IT Outsourcing in Life S... »

HCL Technologies launches CTO Straight Talk


HCL Technologies Ltd today announced the launch of CTO Straight Talk — an editorial platform for product engineering professionals. “CTO Straight Talk is a unique forum.... the purpose of... »

Porsche drives in Cayenne diesel platinum edition at Rs 86.5 lakh


Luxury sports car maker Porsche today launched a select edition of its sports utility vehicle Cayenne priced at Rs 86.50 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).The Cayenne Diesel Platinum Edition is powe... »

TaxiForSure announces new round of funding

Our Bureau

TaxiForSure, a taxi aggregator, has announced a new round of funding led by Accel Partners, a venture capital firms. The exact amount of funding is not disclosed. However, the US-based v... »

Cabinet clears digital India, mobile project for naxal-hit areas

Vodafone ups the ante to attract post-paid mobile users

Zomato to enter delivery business soon

Chip-maker MediaTek plans to invest $200 m on expansion

This one bites really hard

Tech Mahindra launches ‘SaralRozgar job cards’ in Rajasthan

Alcatel One Touch launches new series of smartphones

Water-cooled compact gaming computer from Schenker

Play It Interactive raises $1.1 million

Our Bureau

Play It Interactive, a mobile content platform for sports fans in emerging markets, has got a funding of $1.1 million. This will enable the firm to deploy its mobile fan engagement offeri... »

LinkedIn’s India-origin top executive to quit


Global professional network LinkedIn’s Indian-origin top executive Deep Nishar is leaving the company after a tenure of six years during which he .“transformed” the member experience and helped in... »

Social media, the new job-hunt platform

L N Revathy

While jobs are aplenty, search for quality hires has been an uphill task for companies. Besides opting for traditional recruitment platforms, companies also seek the help of consultants and loo... »

Mini cars will soon lose their flavour

Changing tastes The Tata Nano, marketed as the ‘world’s cheapest car’,
could not capture market share. S. MURALIDHAR


For several years now, automakers have focused on designing and developing low-cost cars (LCCs) to woo potential customers in emerging markets such as India. The target has been to build and sell p... »

India to be Yamaha’s 2nd largest market

Changing gears Yamaha is a marginal player by numbers in India, but is
poised to become an important centre for global sourcing. S. MURALIDHAR

Murali Gopalan

Yamaha Motor India will have cause for cheer with its India numbers overtaking Thailand in the second quarter (April-June) of this year while rapidly closing in on Vietnam. Indonesia, however,... »

Cyient to buy 51% stake in US analytics start-up

Krishna Bodanapu

K V Kurmanath

Cyient Ltd (formerly Infotech Enterprises) will buy 51 per cent stake in the Atlanta (the US)-based data analytics start-up Invati Insights Private Ltd. The firm has announced th... »

BullionIndia gives e-commerce push to gold, silver sales

Our Bureau

While Indian e-commerce space is buzzing with entry of eBays and Amazons of the world offering almost all kinds of retail products to online customers, retailing of gold and silver through... »

New device brings wireless charging to cell phones, laptops


Researchers have designed a new device for wireless energy transfer that can charge mobile phones or laptops without using cables. Researchers at the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (... »

HP sales up a tad in third quarter


Computer maker Hewlett-Packard reported an increase of 1 per cent in sales to $27.6 billion in the third quarter, up from $27.2 billion a year earlier, the Palo Alto, California-based-company said... »

Samsung, B&N unveil Nook tablet


Retail bookseller Barnes & Noble and electronics maker Samsung introduced the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook on Wednesday in New York.The two companies collaborated on the latest 7-inch (17.... »

Lenovo offers extended warranty

This social bot may watch over your home someday

iSPIRT adds 50 donor members

Revive, recycle and rejoice

MyParichay to simplify job hunt for cos and candidates

Indians prefer buying apps priced between Rs 71-129: survey

Karbonn eyes ‘selfie’ generation with Titanium S19

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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