What’s Ford doing at Mobile World Congress?

BARCELONA, SPAIN:  After launching an App that claims to enable drivers to charge electric vehicles from their

x86 continues to rule server space

MUMBAI, INDIA: In the fourth quarter of 2014, worldwide server shipments increased 4.8 per cent year

Smart city task forces set up for Ajmer, Allahabad and Visakhapatnam

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Urban Development minister M.Venkaiah Naidu has set up city-wise Task Forces for drawing up concrete Action Plans for development of Ajmer, Allahabad and Visakhapatnam as Smart Cities. The Task Forces have been set up following the decision

Spectrum auction: Aggressive bidding might happen for select circles

BANGALORE, INDIA: The spectrum auction today is likely to see intense bidding by exisiting telcos along with the new entrant, Reliance Jio. According to Fitch Ratings estimates, telcos are likely to commit at least USD13bn in the auctions – over 75%

China Mobile launches 4G roaming services in 71 countries

SINGAPORE/HONG KONG: China Mobile’s fourth-generation telecom network has accumulated over 100 million domestic users since its launch in December 2013 and opened 4G international roaming services in 71 countries and regions, Sha Yuejia, Vice President of China Mobile (HKEx: 941), announced

India on the fifth rank for Trojan attacks!

INDIA:  Symantec has released a new blog and update to its whitepaper on the “State of Financial Trojans,” showing that financial Trojans decreased by 53 per cent in 2014 largely due to takedown and arrest operations. However, with a total

Wind River and China Mobile collaborate to accelerate NFV

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wind River and China Mobile have joined forces on multiple Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) projects. The collaboration includes a new NFV test lab as well as the development of virtualized small cell gateway and cloud radio access network

Idea Cellular selects Ericsson to roll out 3G services in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Ericsson has bagged three-year contract from Idea Cellular to drive data growth and enhance the mobile broadband experience for its customers in Delhi. Ericsson will enable Idea Cellular to roll out 3G services in Delhi as well as

Bharti Airtel extends managed services partnership with Ericsson

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel has signed a two-year extension of its existing multi-vendor, multi-technology managed services deal with Ericsson. Under the terms of the new agreement, Ericsson will manage 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE, Intelligent Network, LAN/WAN and Wi-Fi technologies in 15

Govt. invites developers to build mobile app for PMO

BANGALORE, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an NASSCOM event yesterday expressed his plan to provide an easy access to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) through mobile devices. To facilitate this, government’s citizen engagement platform, MyGov along with Google is launching a nationwide contest

The IT industry expected more from the budget

S. Rajendran We’re happy and welcome this positive budget which has defined a clear roadmap on many aspects addressing the need for stability in policy framework. Some of the bold announcements made by the Finance Minister have a direct bearing

IT overhaul underway at TNT

BANGALORE, INDIA: Infosys announced it has signed a five-year agreement with the global express delivery company TNT, to help TNT simplify and transform its technology applications. As part of its turnaround and transformation strategy called ‘Outlook’, TNT is overhauling its

Small Cells’ Big Bet at Canadian Telco TELUS

PARIS, FRANCE: Alcatel-Lucent has shared that it is to provide TELUS a Canada national telecommunications company, with it Enterprise Small Cell device, one of the first deployments of Alcatel-Lucent small cells, that is often terms as a breakthrough and that has resulted from its partnership

Union Budget earns applauds from IT industry

BANGALORE, INDIA:  After the budget getting over industry experts have given a positive reaction overall, although few loops have been criticized. Few of the big players’ reactions are here. Suresh Senapaty, executive director & chief financial officer, Wipro Limited, said, “The

ICT industry calls budget balanced, gives 6 out of 10

Thomas George BANGALORE, INDIA: The Union Budget 2015 may have failed to meet the towering expectations built in the last few weeks for a big bang reform announcements, but this budget, for sure, will lay the foundation for more stronger

Maharashtra CM takes stock of swine flu via VC

Sonal Desai MUMBAI, INDIA: In what can be termed as a classic use of technology to enable faster citizen welfare, Devendra Fadnavis, the Maharashtra CM, along with the officials of the State Health Ministry, discussed measures to curb the swine

Startup Village welcomes Union Budget 2015

KOCHI: Startup Village, India’s first PPP model technology business incubator, hailed the proposals in the Union Budget 2015 to set aside Rs 1,000 crore for setting up a Self Employment and Talent Utilization (SETU) programme, saying it would give a

Union Budget 2015 good enough for IT industry?

BANGALORE, INDIA: With the Union Budget laying the roadmap for the IT industry and startups, lets see what the industry experts’ perspectives are on this year’s budget and if their expectations were met. Y Guru, chairman & managing director, Celkon

Union Budget 2015: Policies to Promote Job Creation and Revive Growth

One key focus of this time’s Union budget has been job creation through revival of growth and investment and promotion of domestic manufacturing, as a part of our Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” campaign. Several measures are

Will Union Budget meet the expectations from different industries?

BANGALORE, INDIA: Union Budget has wide expectations from different industries. Lets see what are the different expectations from the experts of different industries. Microsoft India, chairman Bhaskar Pramanik’s expectations from the Union Budget 2015, are: “Over the past nine months,