India’s Data Centre Plan In Anticipation Of Tsunami Of Data In Country

An incentive policy for the private sector companies to set up data center parks in India will make it affordable for firms to store data locally vis-à-vis other locations such as Singapore and also prepare them for the deluge of…

Government To Unveil Policy On Data Center Parks

The government said it will come out with a policy to enable private sector build data center parks in the country at a time the segment is becoming a focus area for commercial real estate players. "It will enable our…

FDI To Increase, Indian IT Firms To Benefit From FM’s Data Centre Plan

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s proposal in the Union Budget to come up with a policy for setting up data centre parks would benefit tech services companies and attract foreign investments in creating the adequate infrastructure for all industry sectors, said…

FM’s Rs 8,000 Crore Boost Will Help India Bridge Gap In Quantum Computing With US, China

India’s plan to invest Rs 8,000 crore over the next five years in the National Mission on Quantum technology and its applications comes at a time when the world is making bets on the emerging field that has potential impact…

Finance Minister Takes A Rs 8,000 Crore Quantum Leap

CEO of Greyhound Research says that it is the right time for quantum investment as companies like IBM and Google are going to be investing a tonne of money and infrastructure assets towards Asia, in countries like Japan and Singapore.…

WhatsApp Rivals Signal, Telegram Can Be Hacked Too

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WhatsApp Breach Turns Into A Competitive Advantage For Telegram And Signal

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ETTelecom 5G Congress 2019: Wider 5G Adoption Possible With Indian Standards

5G technology is poised as the latest iteration of wireless network connectivity to bring out the best potential of IoT driven innovations across industry. India is pushing for a local approach in bringing standard to enable relevant use cases for wider 5G adoption.…

Amid Fake News Menace And Data Privacy Issues, Facebook’s India Story Is Still Booming

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Chinese Dating App Tantan Doubles Its User Base Every Three Months In India

Tantan, a Chinese dating application that was launched in India last year, says it is doubling its user base every three months in the country, as it plans to take on Tinder in one of the world’s largest online dating markets. Tantan,…

Airtel, IBM Tech Outsourcing Deal Extended Till Jan-end

Bharti Airtel has temporarily extended its technology outsourcing contract with IBM till January end, and is in talks with the US firm for a new contract after that, which could be narrower in scope and lower in value, at $200-250…

Hike Shows Why Super Apps Don’t Work In India The Way They Do In China

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Kavin Mittal Redraws Game Plan, To Unbundle Hike

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Indian Travellers Are Chasing Cheap Chills This Winter

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OYO Already Had The Bucks. Now It Has A CEO Who Can Use Them.

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How 5-star Hotels Are Using Tech To Improve Customer Relations

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Jack Of All Trades: What Really Happened To Hike Messenger?

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An Indian Unicorn Admits It Screwed Up And Is Rebooting With Layoffs

In the rush to grow rapidly, several Indian startups have over the last year ventured into areas not directly related to their core businesses. For instance, in December 2017, ride-hailing startup Ola acquired food-delivery startup Foodpanda and e-commerce major Flipkart is reportedly in…

MapmyIndia 2.0: Battling For Supremacy

A long-drawn battle for supremacy is underway in India’s online navigation space and the country’s oldest mapmaker, MapmyIndia, is busy readying its war chest to slug it out. MapmyIndia, owned by CE Info Systems that was founded by the husband-wife…

As MapmyIndia enters Google territory, can it beat the Goliath of internet?

It was a late January morning. Bitter winter had just taken leave of Delhi. Rakesh Verma, founder and CEO of MapmyIndia, settled down in his Jaguar, tapped on the built-in navigator and entered the destination: Kailash Colony Metro Station, barely…

Oyo builds tech arsenal to cope with expansion

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To Reach India’s Small Businesses, Microsoft Bets on a Big, Blue Bus

Imagine the struggle a large technology company faces in India. You want to cater to the millions of mom and pop stores in the country, but they are happy offline. As companies scramble for ways to bridge the gap, Microsoft…

How iPhone 8, iPhone X Will Impact The Premium End Of Smartphone Market

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India Still Not Apple Of Tim Cook’s Eye?

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IT Industry Wants To Collaborate With Government, Academia For Reskilling

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India Contributes To Amazon’s 77% Profit Plunge: Why Company Will Still Continue To Invest Here

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Can a former OYO Rooms executive build a rival hotel aggregator that lasts?

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Flashback 2016: Uber Sharpens Focus On India After Losing China Battle

Mid-way through the year, something unexpected happened with Uber – the largest startup in terms of valuation. It gave up in the world’s most populous country. In an apparent move to stop a bloodbath in terms of losses, US-based Uber…

With Hike Stories, Mittal Aims To Stop Fall In Weekday Traffic

Hike Messenger, the Indian instant messaging app, on Thursday launched Hike Stories that allow you to upload pictures and videos, and decorate them, but which would vanish in the next 48 hours. Hike Messenger, that has features similar to Facebook…

How Google Changed Itself For India In A ‘Mission To Connect The World’

Alphabet Inc’s Google is ready to spend billions to get millions of Indians online– through a slew of India-specific products and initiatives – to stay relevant in the world’s fastest-growing internet economy. “While Google has done some good stuff, its…