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With digitisation push, telecom sector hopes to get key mention in the Budget

Rajesh Kurup

Wants infra status, incentives for deployment of fibre »

Google acquires Twitter app platform Fabric

PTI

The sale of Fabric will shift to Google the platform used by developers for mobile apps »

Amazon Prime Video comedy specials

Our Bureau

Amazon Prime Video India has partnered with Only Much Louder (OML) and announced a long-term arrang... »

High operational costs impact telcos’ profit

Bavadharini KS

The performance of telecom companies in the first half of 2016-17 paints a harsh picture of the ind... »

Info-tech

Countdown to Union Budget 2017

Needed: Some relief for software product SMEs

BVR Mohan Reddy

The upcoming Budget for the year 2017-18 will be unique for multiple reasons and there is big expec... »

Policy

Amit Sharma
INSIDE VIEW

Provide tax benefit for telecom infrastructure

The Cabinet Committee of Infrastructure (CCI) recognised the importance of telecommunication towers ... »

Info-tech

Myntra’s Vector E-commerce posts ₹8.72-cr loss in FY16

Priyanka Pani

Online fashion portal Myntra’s largest seller Vector E-commerce Pvt Ltd has posted a 40 per cent gro... »

Info-tech

Avaya files for bankruptcy in US; India operations to continue

Rajesh Kurup

US-based telecommunications solutions provider Avaya, which considers India among its top 10 market... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Samsung eyes double digit growth with launch of Galaxy C9 Pro

Our Bureau

Smartphone maker Samsung India is aiming at double digit growth rate post the launch of company's l... »

Samsung to hold briefing on cause of Galaxy Note 7 fires on Jan 23

Reuters

Samsung Electronics Co said it will announce on January 23 the results of a probe on what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire, as the firm seeks to recover from one of the biggest pro... »

Cyber attacks are increasing faster than in other countries: F-Secure

Samu Konttinen, President & CEO

TE Raja Simhan

Global cyber criminals are hacking computers encrypting files and seeking huge ransom to release them, according to Samu Konttinen, President and CEO, F-Secure Corporation, a €148- million Finnish I... »
INSIDE VIEW

Provide tax benefit for telecom infrastructure

Amit Sharma

The Cabinet Committee of Infrastructure (CCI) recognised the importance of telecommunication towers sector and included it in the Harmonized Master list of Infrastructure Sub-sectors vide its gazette ... »

Phaneesh Murthy on Cigniti Technologies board

Our Bureau

Phaneesh Murthy, who held key positions in Infosys and iGate, has joined the board of software testing services company Cigniti Technologies. He will be a Non-Executive Director in the board. Phanees... »

Samsung eyes double digit growth with launch of Galaxy C9 Pro

Our Bureau

Smartphone maker Samsung India is aiming at double digit growth rate post the launch of company's latest smartphone - Galaxy C9 Pro in the Indian market. The company enjoys 46.9 per cent market share... »

Xiaomi debuts Redmi Note 4 in India; starts from Rs 9,999

INTERNET DESK

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 4 in India. The phone, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, makes its world debut in India, ahead of all other markets.Starting from Rs 9,999, the Redmi N... »
Countdown to Union Budget 2017

Needed: Some relief for software product SMEs

BVR Mohan Reddy

The upcoming Budget for the year 2017-18 will be unique for multiple reasons and there is big expectation from every segment of the society. One of the reasons this Budget becomes even more important... »
Countdown to Union Budget 2017 - STOCK WATCH

Slowing US growth, Brexit hit IT spending

Rajalakshmi Nirmal

IT service providers must leverage digital tech for business opporunities »

Cisco India profit jumps four-fold to ₹1,030 cr on smart-city developments, Jio deal

Varun Aggarwal

189 employees get over ₹1 crore in pay package »
BIG BATTERY CHAMPS

Other big battery phones

MALA BHARGAVA

Nubia N1: Selfies all day?This ZTE phone has two things going for it — a 5,000mAh battery and a 13MP front camera. Presuming that you want to shoot your own pictures in higher resolutions, you can spe... »

Misfit Shine 2: Lights will guide your daily exercise

India to consider Apple’s proposal with an ‘open mind’: IT minister

Huawei icontribution to CarbonData project

MSD Telematics acquires Heuristics Info Systems

BHIM may expose you to data theft

Movie streaming players fight it out for new content

M-wallet companies look to forge partnerships with insurance firms

Flipkart invests $2 million in parenting network Tinystep

Avaya files for bankruptcy in US; India operations to continue

Rajesh Kurup

US-based telecommunications solutions provider Avaya, which considers India among its top 10 markets by turnover, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. However, the company’s foreign affili... »

Myntra’s Vector E-commerce posts ₹8.72-cr loss in FY16

Priyanka Pani

Online fashion portal Myntra’s largest seller Vector E-commerce Pvt Ltd has posted a 40 per cent growth in its sales at ₹1,747 crore in FY2016 as against ₹1,252 crore in FY2015. However, the company ... »

Govt’s demonetisation drive to boost smartphone sales: Samsung

PTI

At present 22 crore people in India use smartphones »

MobiKwik hires Ex-Line India head Daman Soni

K. R. Srivats

MobiKwik, a mobile wallet major, on Thursday appointment of Daman Soni as Vice President for growth.In his new role, Daman will be heading the growth function at MobiKwik and will be responsible for a... »

LeMall announces Republic Day sale

Our Bureau

LeMall.com, the online marketplace of LeEco, will kick off its first Republic Day sale on January 20. The sale, which will end on January 25 will offer Rs 4,000 cashback on all debit and credit cards... »

BSNL Chennai Telephones, SBI tie up to launch mobile wallet

OUR BUREAU

BSNL Chennai Telephones. in partnership with State Bank of India, has launched Mobicash, a mobile wallet (mWallet) service for cashless transactions. The service was launched for both Chennai and ... »
Countdown to Union Budget 2017

Facing global headwinds, IT industry wants govt support on home turf

Sudden spurt in restrictive trade practices that pose a potential threat to software exports worries the industry

K V Kurmanath

Seeks rationalisation in taxation to let companies focus on core activities »

NetApp opens development centre in Bengaluru

Our Bureau

Data and storage technology provider NetApp has opened a new development centre in Bengaluru, with an investment of ₹1,000 crore.This new development centre will have an engineering laboratory and wi... »

Cabinet clears modified incentive scheme to boost electronics sector

Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister, with Ravi Shankar Prasad, IT Minister, at a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday - Photo: Kamal Narang

Our Bureau

We expect $500 b investments in the next 5-10 years, says Prasad »
BIG BATTERY CHAMPS

Lenovo P2: Quick Review

Mala Bhargava

Whether it’s for business calls all through the day or some hard work watching movies or anything else, a phone whose battery doesn’t need constant babysitting is a blessing. Here are some that last and last »

Vodafone SuperNet 4G launched across 17 circles

Invest India ties up with Reliance Group’s UNLIMIT for IoT contest INTERTHRONE

Airtel appoints Raj Pudipeddi as Director – Consumer Business

Artificial Intelligence may replace some jobs: IT leaders

TRAI proposes setting up renewable energy targets in telecom sector

Snapdeal parent posts ₹2,638-cr loss in FY 2016

Amazon-backed Housejoy to boost revenues through B2B channel


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