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TS Sridhar, Director-South, Nokia India at the launch of Lumia 530 Dual Sim smartphone
TS Sridhar, Director-South, Nokia India at the launch of Lumia 530 Dual Sim smartphone

Microsoft Devices gung-ho about Indian smartphone market growth

Our Bureau

India has emerged the largest market for smartphones globally and Microsoft Devices Group (MDG)... »

Indian start-ups bet on speech recognition tech

Venkatesh Ganesh

Following the success of iPhone’s Siri technology, Indian start-ups are beginning to bet... »

Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal woo small businesses

Sangeetha Chengappa

As Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal continue to spruce up their act with hefty investments,... »

Global meet on web domains in India

K V Kurmanath

Indian Domain Owners Association (IDOA) will host a first ever international domain conference i... »

Apttus plans $ 15mn investment to expand India ops for cloud services

Our Bureau

Eyeing major foray into Indian market, US-headquartered cloud-based IT solutions... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Samsung dominates Indian handset market

Our Bureau

Samsung maintained its leadership position in the Indian mobile handset market with a 17 per... »

Computers & Laptops

Midhani introduces computers for visually challenged

M Somasekhar

Visually challenged students at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) have got an additional eye... »

Interiors

Pepperfry launches mobile site

Priyanka Pani

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

Other Gadgets

Should we save the bookstore?

Anuj Srivas

The question goes deeper than just the tradition vs progress debate »

Auto Focus

Steffen Berns

For Bosch, diesel may be down but not out

Murali Gopalan

Steffen Berns admits that the diesel car craze in India is on the wane. Yet, the Managing Dir... »

Gaming

A familiar ghostly affair

Sabyasachi Biswas

Does Murdered: Soul Suspect measure up to be a standout in the crowded stealth-adventure genre? »

Google accounts for children soon?

DPA

Tech giant Google is planning to offer internet accounts designed for children under the age of 13, according to media reports Tuesday.The new system would allow kids to access Google servi... »

Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

Steve Ballmer

PTI

Former Microsoft chief Steven Ballmer on Tuesday said he is stepping down as a member of the software giant’s board of directors. Ballmer made his decision public a month after his succes... »

Tribunal quashes penalty for Reliance Tele

Our Bureau

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal quashed a ₹78.78-crore penalty imposed by the Department of Telecommunications on Reliance Telecom Ltd (RTL). RTL is a GSM service pr... »

Sterlite Tech sees huge opportunities in smart cities

Anand Agarwal

S Shanker / Rajesh Kurup

Sterlite Technologies, part of the Vedanta Group, is upbeat on the prospects in telecom and power sectors following the government initiatives for smart cities and increased focus on power tran... »

Orios Venture launches new fund for tech entrepreneurs

Our Bureau

In a bid to back Indian technology entrepreneurs, early stage investor Rehan Yar Khan today launched a Rs 300 crore Venture Capital fund called Orios Venture Partners.  Orios will in... »

New Call Telecom earmarks ₹600 cr to acquire broadband cos in India

Our Bureau

New Call Telecom, a UK-based telecom service provider, has earmarked $100 million (Rs 600 crore) to acquire mid-level broadband companies in India. The firm is looking to acquire four fi... »

Hexaware ED resigns

Adith Charlie

R V Ramanan, Executive Director and President of Global Delivery at Hexaware Technologies, has put in his papers. However, he will continue to provide advisory services to the mid-size IT firm on... »

Ramco in 5-year deal with Dutch firm

Our Bureau

Ramco Systems has been awarded a five-year contract from the Asia division of Vopak, one of the world’s largest independent tank storage providers, to integrate a part of its regional Huma... »

Google’s pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets

PTI

Google’s IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the world in its orbit.And CEO Larry Page is determined to push... »

‘Telecom policy should enable consolidation’

Vladimir Evtushenko, Chairman, Sistema JSFC

Thomas K Thomas

Vladimir Evtushenkov co-founded Sistema in 1993 and, over the last two decades, the company has become a $34-billion conglomerate with diversified interests in sectors including telecommunicati... »

Fashion portals doubling creative headcount

MongoDB appoints Dev Ittycheria as President/CEO

Bharti to invest Rs 100 cr for building toilets in Ludhiana

Samsung still the top mobile phone brand but Micromax closing in: IDC

We are not taking up new projects in Govt schools: NIIT chief

It’s time to say hello to Reliance Jio

Amkette to launch gaming device priced below ₹10,000

Intex to launch world's cheapest smart phone

2G money laundering case: Court grants bail to Dayalu Ammal

PTI

A Delhi court today granted bail to DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal, who along with others including former Telecom Minister A Raja, was chargesheeted by the Enforcement Directorate... »

Sandeep to head BlackBerry unit

Our Bureau

BlackBerry has appointed Sandeep Chennakeshu to lead its new business unit, BlackBerry Technology Solutions. The unit comprises BlackBerry’s technology assets, including QNX (embedded soft... »

Offline vendors using e-comm sites for bulk buying

S Ronendra Singh

Small time businessmen in tier-2 and -3 cities are now buying products in bulk from e-commerce sites to take advantage of the massive discounts available on online retail portals. Pr... »

New Call plans to spend $100 m for acquisition

Our Bureau

New Call Telecom, a UK-based telecom service provider, has earmarked $100 million (₹600 crore) to acquire mid-level broadband companies in India. The firm is looking to acquire four... »

Airtel, IFC ink pact for mobile financial services in Zambia

PTI

In order to strengthen financial inclusion, World Bank’s arm International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Airtel Zambia have signed an agreement to increase access to mobile financial services in t... »

Polycom unveils video-enabled solutions for enterprise, education sectors

Our Bureau

Polycom has announced the availability of two new video-enabled solutions designed specifically for use in the enterprise and education sectors in India.  Called the RealPresence Uti... »

Snapdeal to help sellers secure working capital

PTI

Homegrown e-commerce major Snapdeal today launched a new initiative to help sellers on its platform get easy access to working capital to help them expand their business further. Under th... »

TCS arm bags deal from London based Friends Life

Adith Charlie

Tata Consultancy Services said that its subsidiary Diligenta has bagged a multi-million pound deal to support the international operations of London-based Friends Life Management Services. »

Google buys travel guide app start-up Jetpac

PTI

Google confirmed it has bought the startup behind a Jetpac mobile application that creates insightful travel guides by analyzing pictures from social networks such as Instagram.Financial te... »

Samsung dominates Indian handset market

Our Bureau

Samsung maintained its leadership position in the Indian mobile handset market with a 17 per cent market share and was an “outright” leader in the smartphone segment during the second quarter o... »

Corporate360 to expand operations

HCL Tech wins contract from Sydney Trains worth over ₹198 cr

Corporate360 eyes India expansion

Aircel launches 4G services in TN, J&K

Ride the mobile wave to reach masses: S Ramadorai

Stronger signals from telecom

DoT working on modalities of BSNL-MTNL merger

BL Ink

Breaking Free

Freedom means to walk one’s own path, to spurn convention and society’s judgment. Six individuals have done just that by refusing to tick the boxes of children, EMIs and other urban compulsions »

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