- Aug 02, 2015 23:21 IST
Now, in the age of the internet and e-commerce, having too many apps on your handtop is the equivalent of going through a long, cramped main street rather than a shopping mall.
- Jul 26, 2015 23:31 IST
The controversial taxi service, Uber, has been in the news for safety-related issues, but there is no doubt that it has revolutionised the business by bringing in "ride sharing" - the business of linking unused taxi capacity with passengers through a mobile app that becomes an online marketplace.
- Jul 19, 2015 22:41 IST
Putting two and two together, I can only say that the potential for growth is immense, but the app economy will likely grow in fits and starts. This is because unlike the IT services industry that saw the rise of giants such as TCS, Infosys and Wipro, apps are increasingly developed by smaller “boutiques”
- Jul 13, 2015 19:00 IST
The India and Greek crises are quite different from each other – but both have in common a history of high government spending, a threat to foreign exchange rates and a sharp wound on national pride.
- Jun 29, 2015 01:32 IST
Time and again I recall the garment industry to get a better perspective on India’s IT industry because there are tectonic shifts in the industry that makes some pessimists look askance at the future of the industry.
- Jun 22, 2015 13:19 IST
I had an interesting evening last week, attending a session that showcased Xiaomi's Mi4 smartphone .
- Jun 15, 2015 14:12 IST
The big question is whether India's media or govt should accuse the US of "visa terrorism".
- May 31, 2015 20:39 IST
In this Era of Smartphone Confusion, with multiple brands, impressive features, competitive price-tags and innovative branding, what to keep in mind, N Madhavan explains through three simple laws.
- May 24, 2015 23:27 IST
Satya Nadella seems set for his next big purchase -- and Microsoft has about $95 billion in cash. That is about Rs 600,000 crore! Reports came at the weekend that the software giant pulled back from acquiring Salesforce.com, arguably the biggest small-business software company located in the cloud (or the internet).
- May 22, 2015 22:45 IST
Youth, optimism and thinking big are now the defining traits in a city whose mild weather is heated up by young and restless entrepreneurs. In such a mood, reckless, impulsive talk is not just accepted. It is almost celebrated.
- May 17, 2015 23:44 IST
Just when India is warming up in a heated debate on net neutrality, here comes some interesting news. Last week, US telecom operator Verizon Communications announced it will acquire AOL (America Online) for $4.4 billion (or about Rs 28,000 crore).
- May 10, 2015 16:50 IST
Events over the past week show how Big Brother may watch you more and more as you shop online in India. And whether that is a good thing or not depends on you.
- May 03, 2015 23:38 IST
IT SHOULD not surprise long-time watchers that India’s software service companies are facing multiple challenges. No honeymoon lasts forever.
- Apr 27, 2015 16:27 IST
I sat at my computer on Saturday and felt my chair shaking. Within a minute, I was logged on to Twitter and sharing my experience, like dozens of others across India. Over the next few minutes, I had checked and shared a link from the Indian Met Department that tracks seismic events (it still had no information yet). Many others chipped in. Over the next few minutes, we got news of the epicentre being in Nepal.
- Apr 19, 2015 23:07 IST
While India saw heated protests and a debate last week over Net Neutrality -- the call to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for strictly separating content (apps) and carriage (data plans), the European Union’s Competition Commissioner took a step forward in another side of the business by charging Google with defying what is called “search neutrality”.