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Payment bank services to improve telcos’ revenues

Airtel, Vodafone India, Idea could be among the first to apply once RBI finalises norms
Telecom companies including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular can expec... »

Wipro likely to beat Nasscom’s growth estimates this fiscal, say analysts

Strong deal pipeline will help the IT major forge ahead
Despite a tepid guidance for the first quarter of this year, fuelled by multi-million dol... »

Demand for Xiaomi Mi 3 sends Flipkart site crashing

Overwhelming demand for Chinese smartphone Xiaomi Mi3 on the first day of its sale caused the pr... »

Profitability may continue to elude TCS in China

Tata Consultancy Services’ China operations may continue to be loss making in the near te... »

There is still a lot of headroom for us to grow: Flipkart CEO

Sachin Bansal, Co-Founder and CEO, Flipkart
Flipkart, the country’s largest online company, has over the las... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Microsoft lays Nokia’s Android series to rest

Analysts are sceptical of the move as Android devices dominate the market worldwide
Microsoft’s move to shift Nokia X handsets to Windows operating system has come as a surp... »

Computers & Laptops

Peter Chang

We want to cover from PCs to smartphones: Asus India

Taiwan-based Asus expanded its footprint in the country with the launch of its smartphone... »  

Interiors

Pepperfry launches mobile site

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

Other Gadgets

Bose FreeStyle headphones: More than just a style statement

Designed for active audiophiles
With the SIE2 headphones, Bose showcased a design that became a benchmark of sorts for those... »

Auto Focus

Tata’s new Zest sedan

Tasty Zest has the potential to stir up buyer appetite

Tata Motors' fight back in the passenger car market has been delayed and fraught with risks, incl... »  

Gaming

Will this topple the titans?

Titanfall comes from the developers who revolutionised the genre, but is it well balanced?
It’s hard to judge a game like Titanfall – it’s got almost everything you want and need in a... »

Niche portals, not e-commerce biggies, loosening VC wallets

After fuelling the growth of the $3.2-billion Indian e-commerce industry, venture capitalists are now focussing on specialised and niche portals.  Experts are of the view that as the market m... »

Hexaware profit falls 21%

Mid-tier IT services company Hexaware Technologies has reported a 21.8 per cent fall in net profit for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The Mumbai-headquartered company recorded a... »

Google Maps now in Hindi

Search giant Google today launched its Google Maps in Hindi seeking to make its navigation service more useful for users locally.Google Maps in Hindi will be available for desktop and andro... »

BSNL gets SAP certification for hosting services

BSNL has got a certification from SAP for hosting its services in India in its data centres. The assessment includes the entire service offering from physical infrastructure to policies a... »

Toyota readies new efficiency drive

New reign Naomi Ishii, MD, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, at the launch of the
Corolla Altis - GRN SOMASHEKAR

 It has been a little over six months since Naomi Ishii took charge of Toyota’s operations in India. During this time, he has been busy creating a new ecosystem encompassing the company as well... »

Bajaj gears up to create mindshare for Discover

Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Bajaj Auto with the Discover 125cc DTS-i PAUL NORONHA

 When Rajiv Bajaj says he does not believe in the strategy of familiarity, he pretty much means it. This is why the Managing Director of Bajaj Auto insists the company will not enter the scoote... »

Gits exploring different delivery avenues

Sahil Gilani, grandson of HZ Gilani, the founder of Gits Food Products, is going to unveil the company’s ready-to-eat food items in an e-commerce avatar. “With the government announcing 1... »

Spectrum sharing to improve quality of service

Mobile operators said that phone users can expect to get better quality of service with the telecom regulator recommending that spectrum sharing should be allowed. “This is a good mo... »

Microsoft lays Nokia’s Android series to rest

Microsoft’s move to shift Nokia X handsets to Windows operating system has come as a surprise to many in the industry as devices based on Android OS are much in demand across the world. The... »

Scandid wins Seedstars’ startup competition

Scandid, which runs a price comparison via barcode software has won Seedstars Bangalore, a startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startups.The second place was taken by Bu... »

Ganesh Lakshminarayan joins Mu Sigma

Snapdeal to sell Micromax LED TVs

Batelco demands $212 mn from Siva Group

Info Edge to raise ₹750 cr to invest in 99acres.com

Tata Indicom launches 1 p/sec for local, STD calls from Delhi

Inmarsat keen on offering high-tech services to India

Shop till you drop, online

DoT proposes new formula for collecting spectrum charges from broadband players

Infosys inks pact with Daimler

Infosys and Daimler AG have entered into a multi-year agreement covering management of infrastructure services and data centres, providing e-collaboration and middle... »

Mobile ransomware racket hits cyberspace

Ransomware malware, which has until now been targeting computers, is now attacking mobile phones. According to Ruchna Nigam, Security Researcher, FortiGuard Labs, the malware restricts t... »

Tech Mahindra to create 300 new jobs in S. Korea

IT solutions provider Tech Mahindra will create 300 new jobs in South Korea within the next three years. The Mahindra group company aims to become the largest Indian systems integrator i... »

Time to take on the rains, again

Drive safe Braking distance increases over wet surfaces, so make sure the
tyres are in good condition and properly aligned SUSHIL KUMAR VERMA

It’s been a fair wait, but the monsoon finally does seem to be trickling its way into the subcontinent with a few heavy showers along the way. As important a part of our lives as the monsoon is... »

Tata needs two-hub strategy in ASEAN

Tough times Tata’s Xenon XT pickup faces stiff competition from
Japanese brands in Thailand. PAUL NORONHA Tata Motors has not had a successful innings in Southeast Asia. Choosing Thailand as its entry point, the automaker entered the region with the Xenon pickup truck in 2008. On face value, it was a... »

In dividend largesse, TCS to share ₹12,750 crore with shareholders

Money machine For close to a decade now, TCS has been generating cash
for Tata Sons.

In what could be the highest-ever dividend payout by an Indian company, Tata Consultancy Services will shell out about ₹12,750 crore to its 600,000 shareholders. Though the move will dep... »

Start-up ShepHertz raises ₹9 crore

ShepHertz, a start-up with bases in Delhi and Silicon Valley of the US, has received ₹9 crore ($1.5 million) in funding from Kae Capital, Sashi Reddi, Growx ventures, LetsVenture a... »

We have not fully recovered from ‘iRACE programme’

Srikantan (Tan) Moorthy

Although Infosys kicked off the first quarter of FY2015 with numbers that lived up to street expectations, the company witnessed its worst period of attrition in the first quarter with 10... »

Cricketing world hails India’s historic win

Cricketers from world over took to twitter on Monday to heap praise on India for their first Test victory at Lord’s in 28 years after they beat the hosts by 95 runs in the second Test here.... »

Idea Q1 net rises 57% to ₹728 cr

Riding on a growth in both voice and data services, Idea Cellular has posted a 57.4 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at ₹728.2 crore for the first quarter ended June 30. The GSM operator h... »

Huawei Technologies migrates to 'Desktop cloud'

Workshop to promote innovation in individuals, start-ups

We want to cover from PCs to smartphones: Asus India

New video game calms down angry kids

Facebook to challenge Amazon soon?

ZTE to bring Nubia Z7 Max to India by Oct

YuppTV launches media player in US market

BL Ink

Open-door policy: Amit Agarwal, VP and country manager, Amazon India. Photo: Kamal Narang

Package deal

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, is shaking up the Indian market and re-writing many of its ‘inviolable’ rules
Amit Sarda is just beginning to discover India. After selling organic handmade bath salts, essen... »

Catalyst

Making an impression Your website can show you at your best (Scenes from Big Rock's TV commercials)

Training their web sight

Nearly 1.6 million domain names get registered in India every year and web-hosting companies believe there is room for more
Sanjeeta KK, a Chennai-based food stylist, has been writing a food blog for over five years n... »

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