Utility Bytes

  • Jul 28, 2010 19:38 IST

    UTI MF launches UTI Mobile

    UTI Mutual Fund, along with its mobile solutions partner, mCheck, today announced the launch of 'UTI Mobile', which would enable an investor to initiate payment instructions for investing in the fund schemes from a mobile phone.

  • Apr 09, 2010 11:27 IST

    What is 3G?

    3G refers to the third generation of mobile telephony technology. It comes with enhancements over previous wireless technologies, like high-speed transmission, advanced multimedia access and global roaming

  • Dec 01, 2009 15:06 IST

    The Year Of The Mega Data Breach

    In 2009, a small number of data leaks exposed more personal information than ever before. Glance at 2009's data breach statistics, and you might think the IT world had scored a rare win in the endless struggle against cybercrime.

  • Sep 26, 2009 00:53 IST

    Mere paas Mac hai

    It might surprise those who swear by market trends where Windows is the clear winner. But we — Mac users — have no qualms about it. We are a small, happy family, which takes pride in quality and doesn’t shout from the rooftops about innovations. Rajiv Arora gives details...

  • Sep 30, 2009 11:20 IST

    Sony to unveil new PS3 game title in theaters

    Video gaming will hit the big screen next month when Sony Corp unveils a new game title for its Playstation3 game console at movie theaters.

  • Jun 07, 2009 20:28 IST

    Revisit your EMIs

    The finance Minister has hinted at a rate cut by the public sector banks. State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank and other banks have also indicated that there would be rate cut soon, reports Sandeep Singh.

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    Mar 24, 2009 15:59 IST

    Robot brings hope to kids with learning difficulties

    A robot named Cosmo has become six-year-old Kevin Fitzgerald's unlikely ally in his uphill everyday battle with developmental difficulties. At a strip mall clinic in suburban Maryland, Kevin is at the unlikely intersection of new efforts to treat symptoms of autism, cerebral palsy and other developmental disorders with robotics and computer work.

  • Mar 26, 2009 23:21 IST

    Hot season for electronics

    The Indian Premier League may have shifted locations but consumer electronics, an industry that thrives on both product sales and ads linked big cricketing events, is not missing its chance, reports Ruchi Hajela.

  • Mar 21, 2009 01:00 IST

    Philips set to go rural with solar products

    Philips Electronics India is set to launch made-in- India products like solar and battery powered lanterns, rechargeable and fuel efficient wooden stoves and torches that run without a battery to cater to the rural population, Ruchi Hajela reports

  • Dec 29, 2008 23:08 IST

    High returns possible, but at very high risk

    With a market that has halved in 2008, equities as an asset class suddenly looks attractive. More so for those who were disappointed that they could not invest in 2005 — at 9,534, the Sensex is exactly where it was three years ago. Sandeep Singh tells more...

  • Jan 05, 2009 21:24 IST

    Crisis to steal glitz from gadget show

    The International Consumer Electronics Show opens this week in Las Vegas with a full slate of giant televisions and inventive gadgets, despite the pall of a recession hanging over the industry.

  • Jan 06, 2009 21:45 IST

    HUL shifts services biz to Lakme Lever

    HUL has decided to license its Lakme and Lever Ayush brands to its subsidiary Lakme Lever Ltd, which will manage the beauty and wellness services businesses through Lakme salons and Ayush Therapy Centres.

  • Feb 06, 2009 17:49 IST

    'Telecom sector more resilient than other sectors'

    The booming Indian telecom industry that boasts of the world's second largest mobile network is more resilient than others in combating crises such as the current economic slowdown.

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    Feb 09, 2009 19:51 IST

    Moser Baer launches media players at Rs 2,999

    Compact disc and player maker Moser Baer today launched a new range of media players 'IVO' with prices ranging between Rs 2,999 and Rs 4,999.

  • Feb 11, 2009 12:39 IST

    Google’s PowerMeter to help families reduce electricity use

    Internet search engine Google seems all set to bring power grids into the digital age, it is to soon launch a PowerMeter to help families “reduce their domestic electricity consumption”.