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IT jobs to shift to new tech, data analytics, cloud services

Sangeetha Chengappa

The $70-billion Indian IT export services industry, which recorded a 12.6 per cent year-o... »

To get back growth, Infy ramps up pay

Vishal Sikka, CEO, Infosys; flanked by Rajiv Bansal, CFO, and Pravin Rao, COO

Venkatesh Ganesh

Infosys Chief Operating Officer UB Pravin Rao took home ₹6 crore as salary and incentives whi... »

Skyscanner bets big on growing mobile use

Navadha Pandey

Global travel search portal Skyscanner is betting big on growing smartphone penetration in India... »

User data retrievable from old Android smartphones

Researchers said up to 630 million people do not properly wipe multimedia files

PTI

Thinking of selling your old smartphone? Watch out, as its data may be retrievable even after wi... »

Flipkart plans to raise $700-m debt

Venkatesh Ganesh

Flipkart is considering raising debt worth $700 million to fuel the next round of growth.... »

Other Gadgets

Google files patent for internet toys to run the home

PTI

Google has filed a patent for internet-connected creepy-looking teddy bears and bunny rabbits wh... »

Computers & Laptops

Industry standard Apple’s new MacBook is one of the first to make use of
the port but expect others to follow suit

One port that does it all

Amrit Ramakrishnan

Here is the low-down on everything you need to know about the USB-C »

Mobiles & Tablets

Upgrade for an even better deal

R Dinakaran

Lenovo now offers A6000 Plus with added features at a lower price »

Blackbox Connect hosts first women founders’ edition in Silicon Valley

Blackbox Connect aims to address the issue of the small number of
women business owners in the technology sector

Jessu John

Aims to tackle problem of too few women in tech; picks CashKaro.com for residency »

Shaadi.com to go global

Priyanka Pani

With competition getting intense in the domestic market and demand increasing in the international market, online matrimonial site Shaadi.com is looking to expand its overseas reach.The... »

New Autodesk 2016 Design Suites launched

Our Bureau

Autodesk has released new Autodesk 2016 Design Suites that claims to offer more control over all aspects of the design-to-make process through a connected desktop and cloud-centric user experience... »

Duo comes out with network solution for pay for inter-city travel

Our Bureau

Taxi on Mobile builds inventory of 4,000 cabs from 600 agencies »

Rural broadband project: Centre calls states meet on May 29

PTI

The Centre will discuss with the states on May 29 the national optical fibre network project as it seeks their greater participation in the ambitious plan that aims to provide broadband connectivi... »

Tata Docomo’s new recharge plan for pre-paid users

PTI

Telecom service provider Tata Docomo has launched a special recharge for pre-paid customers which extends the validity based on the customer’s usage pattern.The new offer, RC—24, offers a d... »

Don’t entertain SMSes from unknown sources!

Be wary of SMSes that try to conceal links in the original message

K V Kurmanath

Spammers find newer ways to reach you. If your security filters screen suspicious URLs, they invented a newer method – through an SMS with a link to YouTube video. They disguise themselves as a wo... »

E-tailers log on to low-income group to tap biz opportunity

The brand has tie-ups with other multi-brand e-tailers such as Flipkart, Jabong and Myntra for sale and display of its apparel range.

Priyanka Pani

Rehan Yar Khan, founder of VC firm Orios Venture Partners, is on a new investment spree. After funding 14 e-commerce firms, Khan is on the lookout for online firms that cater to the larg... »

India’s broadband user count crosses 100 million

OUR BUREAU

India’s broadband subscriber base – both wireless and wireline users – have crossed the 100-million mark in May, riding on the rise in usage of data services. The broadband subscriber ba... »

Former Star, Cola executives’ venture to raise $25-30 million

Our Bureau

Money will be used to fund its video programme network »

USM expands, plans to raise $10 million

Delhi computer traders’ body to appeal against CCI ‘clean chit’ to e-commerce majors

Renault throws down the gauntlet with Kwid

Porsche 911 Carrera Black Edition due to hit showrooms soon

Suzuki launches two roadsters for the Indian market

Renault’s burly kid targets entry-level buyers

eBay emerges largest online perfume mall in India

Essar not interested in Nokia’s Chennai plant

Voice, data have helped us grow: Idea Cellular

P Lakshminarayana, Chief Operating Officer (Corporate), Idea Cellular

Abhishek Law

Aditya Birla controlled-Idea Cellular reported a strong set of numbers last fiscal, backed primarily by data growth. P Lakshminarayana, Chief Operating Officer (Corporate) of Idea Cellular, w... »

Intel to fund start-ups to pushthe ‘Digital India’ campaign

Narendra Bhandari

Venkatesh Ganesh

Chipmaker Intel has come out with a set of initiatives to help fund start-ups and small companies working on technologies for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Digital India’ push.Called “... »

Over 8 lakh users on Facebook's Internet.org initiative in India

The platform aims to give people free services they can use to discover
online services and, ultimately become paid users of the Internet

Our Bureau

Social media giant Facebook on Monday said it has over 8 lakh users on the Internet.org platform since it was launched in India in February. The platform, which allows users to access about 30 web... »

‘Develop ideas to integrate IT with communication’

Our Bureau

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday urged the information technology sector to integrate IT with communication to make it CIT to resolve many unique problems of Indian society. Add... »

Google files patent for internet toys to run the home

PTI

Google has filed a patent for internet-connected creepy-looking teddy bears and bunny rabbits which could keep a watchful eye on children, eavesdrop on anything we say and control smart home appli... »

Hitachi Solutions to expand India operations

K V Kurmanath

Hitachi Solutions India is going to expand its operations in India. The firm, which offers business applications to enterprises, is all set to launch the second phase operations in Hyderabad in Aug... »

Singapore firm teams up with Intex to launch free calling app

PTI

A Singapore-based mobile application company has entered into a partnership with Indian smartphone maker Intex Technologies to make a free calling app named ‘nanu’. Intex would be launch... »

eBay launches virtual perfume mall

New venture Navin Mistry at the launch of the online perfume mall,
in Chennai on Friday BIJOY GHOSH

Our Bureau

Smelling a big opportunity in the perfume space, online retailer eBay has launched a virtual ‘Perfume Mall’ with more than 100 brands and over 1,000 stock-keeping units. Announcing the... »

IBM to set up second data centre in India

PTI

Technology giant IBM is planning to set up its second data centre in India to cater to the demand from various sectors, including financial services and Government. The US-based firm alre... »

Cashing in on Indians’ love for savings

SWATI BHARGAVA, Founder of CashKaro.com

Priyanka Pani

E-commerce in India is all set to be a $100-billion industry by 2020. This unprecedented growth has led to the growth and emergence of several affiliate/ancillary segments, including the... »

Tiger Global exits Just Dial; sells stake for over ₹400 crore

About 75% of students go online for over 1 hour everyday: study

‘Nano is a smart motoring solution’

Yamaha sales slow down in Indonesia

Mercedes gets back in form as sales soar

‘We are building highways of e-commerce’

Highest paid Infoscian is COO Pravin Rao

BL Ink

Going easy A still from the episode Dodu

The road to Malgudi

Zac O'Yeah

A quest for RK Narayan’s fictional town — replete with old-world charm and character — leads to many interesting twists and turns, stories and discoveries »

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