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Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Communication & Information Technology, launching the ‘.bharat’ domain name in Devanagari script, in New Delhi. RAJEEV BHATT
Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Communication & Information Technology, launching the ‘.bharat’ domain name in Devanagari script, in New Delhi. RAJEEV BHATT

Now, get Internet domain names in regional languages

Our Bureau

The Government on Wednesday launched Bharat domain name in devanagri script covering s... »

3D printing, big data can alter supply chain industry

K V Kurmanath

That 3D printing can help you print locally using a design sent to you from a far-off location i... »

HCL bags $200-m deal from BofA-Merrill Lynch

Venkatesh Ganesh

HCL Technologies has bagged a $200-million deal from Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA... »

Telecom operators’ key metrics rise

Rajesh Kurup

For the telecom sector, things seem to be looking up with the operators registering an in... »

Improving demand helps PC market grow 24% in Q2

Our Bureau

HP has re-emerged as the top PC maker, toppling Dell, according to data from IDC.T... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Acer’s Liquid E700 Trio smartphone supports three SIM cards

DPA

Dual-SIM smartphones, now ubiquitous, could seem like old hat now that Acer has come out with it... »

Computers & Laptops

Lenovo offers extended warranty

Our Bureau

Lenovo has launched an ‘Onam Varnotsava’ and announced special festival offers for custo... »

Interiors

Pepperfry launches mobile site

Priyanka Pani

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

Other Gadgets

Who is winning the gaming battle?

Anuj Srivas

Seven years after Apple unveiled the iPhone— and. in the process, kick-started the modern smartp... »

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... »

Gaming

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... »

Soon, public Wi-Fi access in cities with over 1 m people

Amsterdam is one of the cities that provides free Wi-Fi access in all public spaces

Our Bureau

Soon, you will be able to watch your favourite movie or listen to live streaming music on your phones and tablets even if you do not have a 3G or 4G connection. The Government is embarking on an i... »
Sound Bytes

Hi-fi for a low 5K

Sennheiser PMX 95

Sabyasachi Biswas

If you’re always on the move, and an audiophile, the best options for you would be lightweight headphones or neckphones. Earphones, though light and easy to carry, can become painful for longer ho... »

Who is winning the gaming battle?

Anuj Srivas

Seven years after Apple unveiled the iPhone— and. in the process, kick-started the modern smartphone wave—the results have been devastating. A quick online search will lead to a number of articles... »

TCS curriculum for Philippines institute

Adith Charlie

Tata Consultancy Services has joined hands with STI Education Services Group (STI ESG), a Philippines-based chain of learning institutes, for training Filipino students in technology. <... »

Tech Mahindra launches national mobile job marketplace

PTI

IT services major Tech Mahidra today announced the national launch of Saral Rozgar Cards with seeking to create a common pool of jobs and job providers. Saral Rozgar is a mobile job marke... »

RCom completes testing of USSD platform for mobile banking

Our Bureau

Reliance Communications (RCom) has announced the readiness of its USSD platform, which will enable mobile banking transactions for its customers. The company has successfully completed th... »

Flipkart launches 5 new tablets

Michael Adnani, VP - Retail and Head - Brand Alliances, Flipkart, and Sandeep Aurora, Director Marketing & Market Development, Intel South Asia, at the unveiling of Flipkart Digiflip Pro-Intel Tablets in Delhi.

Our Bureau

The country’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart on Wednesday launched five new tablets under its in-house brand Digiflip Pro, priced between Rs 5,999 and Rs 15,999, that are available... »

Universal USB plug on its way

DPA

The USB Implementers Forum has come up with the specifications for a new USB 3.1 standards, meaning the day will soon be here when there’s a new universal port where it doesn’t matter which side f... »

Ratan Tata picks up stake in Snapdeal for undisclosed amount

Ratan Tata

Our Bureau

Snapdeal.com, India’s largest online marketplace has announced that Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons, has made a personal investment in the company. The company did not disclose the exact... »

Instagram launches time-lapse video app for iPhone

PTI

Facebook-owned photo-sharing service Instagram has launched an application for capturing time-lapse videos using Apple mobile devices.The Hyperlapse “app” was designed to let people easily... »

NTTData plans to explore cloud opportunity

Indian IT firms eye opportunities in Japan

BMW, Mercedes-Benz top online search for luxury cars in India

Tech Mahindra in talks to buy more firms: Anand Mahindra

Govt to spend Rs 20,000 cr for mobile connectivity to 55,000 villages 

Amazon to pay $1 bn for gaming site Twitch

Intex Tech plans to invest ₹500 cr in smartphone unit

ACT Broadband expands presence

NeoSilica plans offices in US, S-E Asia

Satyam Bheemarasetti (left), CEO, NeoSilica, and Ravi Patruni, Chief Technology Officer, at a press conference in Hyderabad on Wednesday. PV SIVAKUMAR

Our Bureau

The Hyderabad-based NeoSilica, a provider of technology solutions for smart cities and smart grids, is planning to set up offices in the US and South-East Asia, according to its Chief Exec... »
SOUND BYTES

Gaming audio, on a budget

Kingston’s new HyperX Cloud

Sabyasachi Biswas

For gamers, every bit of equipment in their kit is equally valuable, and they usually do not want any kind of compromise with their accessories. However, quite often, a gamer has to make a difficu... »

Evalueserve acquires German firm

Our Bureau

Global research and analytics firm Evalueserve has acquired German business intelligence provider Beyond Data GmbH. With the acquisition, Beyond Data has become an Evalueserve comp... »

Freescale betting on Internet of Things for growth 

Our Bureau

Freescale is betting on the Internet of Things for its future growth.  At the 9th edition of Freescale Technology Forum (FTF India) Freescale showcased wearable consumer devices, sma... »

Hike user base tops 35 mn, co raises $65-mn funding

PTI

Instant messaging application Hike messenger today said it has crossed the 35-million user mark and is handling over 10 billion messages and 3 billion stickers per month. Hike, a joint v... »

PC shipments in Q2 rise 24% from last quarter

Our Bureau

The overall PC shipments to India during Q2 2014 number rose 23.6 per cent to stand at 2.55 million units over those in Q1 2014. However, in comparison to the same quarter of 2013 shipmen... »

Acer’s Liquid E700 Trio smartphone supports three SIM cards

DPA

Dual-SIM smartphones, now ubiquitous, could seem like old hat now that Acer has come out with its quadband UMTS smartphone, the Liquid E700 Trio, which can support three SIM cards. One ce... »

Deutsche Post plans secure message competitor to WhatsApp

DPA

Deutsche Post is starting a smartphone messenger service designed to be especially secure, focused on data privacy, and, if all goes well, a competitor to popular messaging service WhatsApp. ... »

Euro travel search platform raises $27 m

Vinson Kurian

GoEuro, a multi-mode travel platform by Indian-origin Naren Shaam, has raised $27 million in Series A funding led by New Enterprise Associates, one of world’s largest venture capital firms. <... »

Tata Value, Snapdeal tie up to sell homes online

Our Bureau

Tata Value Homes, a 100 percent subsidiary of Tata Housing, has entered into a strategic partnership with Snapdeal.com to allow consumers to purchase dream homes online. They would togeth... »

Microland bets on hybrid cloud to land large deals

It will take a while to get growth back, says Infy

Tata Value Homes partners Snapdeal to sell houses online

OnMobile appoints François-Charles Sirois as non-executive chairman

Decks cleared for Infosys’ campus in Hubli

‘It’s a good time to raise money in India’

‘The e-commerce excitement is for real now’

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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