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Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
N Madhavan

N Madhavan

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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”.

articles by N Madhavan (407 results)
Sep 06, 2015 23:19
It is not easy figuring out where pervasive internet is taking the world — even for those drowning in it. We live in such times. read more
Aug 31, 2015 00:06
For the hundreds of startups mushrooming in India, there is a valuable lesson: Enjoy the ride, but do keep an eye on the scoreboard. They do start counting at some point. read more
Aug 16, 2015 21:25
It was nice to see Sundar Pichai being named as the CEO of Google, the core unit of the reformed Alphabet Inc powered by tons of cash from the search engine. read more
Aug 02, 2015 23:21
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. read more
Jul 26, 2015 23:31
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... read more
Jul 19, 2015 22:41
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,... read more
Jun 29, 2015 01:32
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. read more
Jun 15, 2015 14:12
The big question is whether India\'s media or govt should accuse the US of \"visa terrorism\". read more
May 31, 2015 20:39
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. read more
May 24, 2015 23:27
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... read more
May 10, 2015 16:50
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. read more
May 03, 2015 23:38
IT SHOULD not surprise long-time watchers that India’s software service companies are facing multiple challenges. No honeymoon lasts forever. read more
Apr 27, 2015 16:27
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... read more
Apr 23, 2015 17:12
You could call it luck or a coincidence. Either way, the BJP-led NDA seems to have strange encounters with monsoon rains and oil prices — with the former giving it a tough time and the latter showering some blessings. Oil prices and the pattern of rainfalls... read more
Apr 19, 2015 23:07
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... read more