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Hi-tech protection (right to left) Debraj Dutta, Tapas Bose,
Siddhantha Krishnan, Rajarshi Motilal and Avinaba Majumder, all
Edifixio employees, are the brains behind Bot-So, a homesurveillance
robot. ASHOKE CHAKRABARTY
Hi-tech protection (right to left) Debraj Dutta, Tapas Bose, Siddhantha Krishnan, Rajarshi Motilal and Avinaba Majumder, all Edifixio employees, are the brains behind Bot-So, a homesurveillance robot. ASHOKE CHAKRABARTY

This social bot may watch over your home someday

Abhishek Law

Want to check if your belongings are secure when you’re away from home? When it is fully... »

2G money laundering case: Court gives bail to Raja, Kanimozhi, Dayalu Ammal

DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal, with DMK MP, Kanimozhi.

PTI

Former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and seven others, chargesheeted by the Enforcem... »

Vodafone ups the ante to attract post-paid mobile users

Wooing high-end users Vivek Mathur, Chief Commercial Officer,
Vodafone India, at a press conference to launch ‘Vodafone Red’ in
Mumbai, on Wednesday. SHASHI ASHIWAL

Our Bureau

In a bid to attract more high paying mobile users to its fold, Vodafone has launched a se... »

Zomato to enter delivery business soon

Priyanka Pani

In an attempt to boost its revenues, online restaurant discovery site Zomato is planning... »

iSPIRT adds 50 donor members

Sangeetha Chengappa

In an industry dominated by software service companies, iSPIRT, an independent think-tank... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Samsung, B&N unveil Nook tablet

DPA

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

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

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

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

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... »

Cyient to buy Atlanta start-up

K V Kurmanath

Cyient Limited (formerly Infotech Enterprises) will buy a majority stake in the Atlanta (the US) based data analytics start-up Invati Insights Private Limited. The firm has announced that... »

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... »

Study: E-comm firms to drive next phase of growth for telecom companies

Priyanka Pani

Indian e-commerce companies will be able to drive the next phase of growth for the telecom companies wherein they would be able to generate additional revenue of Rs 48,000 crore and EBIDTA of Rs 1... »

HP sales up a tad in third quarter

DPA

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

DPA

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

Our Bureau

Lenovo has launched an ‘Onam Varnotsava’ and announced special festival offers for customers and channel partners till September 15. Extended warranty of two years on all its pre... »

Revive, recycle and rejoice

Elizabeth Mathew

Going ‘green’ is a popular buzzword today and whether you’re doing your bit to keep up with Joneses or because you’ve decided to respect the earth and live more ‘sustainably’, there are ways in... »

MyParichay to simplify job hunt for cos and candidates

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... »

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

Our Bureau

Indians prefer buying apps in the range of Rs 71- 129, according to a survey by InMobi. InMobi is an independent mobile advertising company that conducted this study to help it understand... »

Karbonn eyes ‘selfie’ generation with Titanium S19

PTI

Homegrown handset maker Karbonn has launched a new smartphone priced at Rs 8,999 with enhanced camera features targeted at ‘selfie’ enthusiasts. “With a host of professional camera features... »

Free GPS maps turn Android smartphones into open-air guides

Body on competitiveness to bring out paper on big data, frugal innovation

Expanding the memory of the Playstation 4 and Xbox One

Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

Tribunal quashes penalty for Reliance Tele

Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal woo small businesses

New Call plans to spend $100 m for acquisition

Orios Venture launches new fund for tech entrepreneurs

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

PTI

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... »

New device brings wireless charging to cell phones, laptops

PTI

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 (... »

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

Our Bureau

The Cabinet has approved the Digital India project aimed at deploying information technology and communication networks in Government departments and in the remotest parts of the country. »

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

Venkatesh Ganesh

Taiwanese chip-maker MediaTek will invest $200 million (around ₹1,200 crore) in India, mostly on its design centre in Bangalore, with an eye on gaining a larger share of the world’s third-l... »

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 really crazy one, to infuse pirate-like elements inspired by a bestseller like Assassin’s Creed. If... »

Tech Mahindra launches ‘SaralRozgar job cards’ in Rajasthan

PTI

IT major Tech Mahindra today announced the launch of ‘SaralRozgar job cards’ in Rajasthan with an aim to create a common platform for employers and jobseekers. We target to enroll maximum... »

Alcatel One Touch launches new series of smartphones

PTI

Alcatel One Touch, a brand of Hong Kong—based TCL Communication today launched a new series of smartphones for its customers in India with a focus on south and west regions. The two serie... »

Water-cooled compact gaming computer from Schenker

DPA

A compact gaming PC in the Mini-ITX format has just been announced by Schenker Technologies of Germany. The XMG Prime is water-cooled, a maintenance-free system which should make for low... »

Study finds self-tracking devices and apps bring privacy risks

Universal apps for Windows now available

Google accounts for children soon?

Sandeep to head BlackBerry unit

Offline vendors using e-comm sites for bulk buying

Sterlite Tech sees huge opportunities in smart cities

Indian start-ups bet on speech recognition tech

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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