Nobody knows which was the first app to be downloaded from Apple’s iPhone App Store on 11 July 2008, but the total number of downloads passed 50 billion on Wednesday, signifying the rapid growth of a business created by the explosive spread of smartphones over the past five years.
Nokia will continue to bank on Windows operating system for its smartphones under the lower-priced Asha and premium-end Lumia series as it seeks to emerge as a credible competitor to smartphones manufactured by Apple and Samsung, chief executive Stephen Elop said on Thursday. Vivek Sinha reports.
Reliance Industries is betting on the digital sector as one of growth verticals of its retail business, which crossed the Rs.
10,000 crore turnover milestone in the 2012-13 fiscal.
Target Corp is rolling out Cartwheel, a service that combines social networking and discounts, the latest attempt by a US retailer to lure shoppers into its physical stores rather than seeing them buy from online rivals.
Equipments made by the firms are being tested after Pentagon report on Chinese cyber espionage. Manoj Gairola reports.
Reliance Communications (RCom), India’s third largest telecom service provider by number of subscribers, on Monday increased tariffs by 20% for prepaid subscribers. The company earlier charged a tariff of one paise per second.
Reliance Communications, India's third-biggest mobile phone carrier by customers, said today it had increased voice call prices on some of its plans by about a fifth and cut promotional offers and discounts on some others by up to 65%.
The Group of Ministers (GoM) on BSNL and MTNL is likely to hold its first meeting on May 10 to discuss ways to revive the two loss-making public sector telecom companies.
Indian IT firms operating in the US have long maintained that H-1B visas do not lead to outsourcing of jobs or shrink the job market for Americans. But few were willing to listen.
Bharti Airtel on Thursday reported its 13th consecutive quarter of profit decline with a 49% year-on-year slump in earnings to Rs.
509 crore for the quarter ended March 2013 against Rs.
1,006 crore a year ago.
Bharti Infratel, the tower arm of Bharti Airtel, today said it will talk to the telecom units of Reliance Industries to lease out its towers, a top official of the company said.
Executives are quitting as a top-level management rejig takes place at Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom service provider both in terms of subscriber base and revenue. However, the company says all is well and this will not have any impact on the firm, Manoj Gairola reports.
The government-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has accused Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea Cellular of forming a cartel in 2010 for bidding in the auction for 3G spectrum. This is part of the affidavit filed by the company in the Supreme Court in the ongoing 3G roaming case, reports Manoj Gairola.
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to the Centre and TRAI on a plea seeking direction to fix cost-based tariff as cap for SMSes. The notice was issued on a plea alleging telecom operators were charging “arbitrary” rates.
The brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi last week sparked a fresh wave of outrage — and this time the police are in the dock for not registering the first information report (FIRs). N Madhavan writes.