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What the Union Budget 2013-14 has in store for MSMEs

By : Abhigna

Union Budget 2013 Highlights: * Start-ups and MSMEs can list on SME exchange without public offering but only after informing invetors * If an MSME grows into a larger enterprise, no tax for three years after its growth * Small

New version of WhatsApp available for Android users

By : Supriya

The WhatsApp service costs $0.99 per year, after one year of trial

Budget 2013: 1-6 pc duty on mobile phones worth more than Rs 2000

By : Preeti

Budget 2013: Finance minister P Chidambaram has levied 1-6 pc duty on mobile phones worth more than Rs 2000

Govt will make India business, investment-friendly: Chidambaram

By : Abhigna

According to the finance minister, foreign investment is in consonance with economic priorities of the country

Nanotechnology to preserve cultural treasures

By : Abhigna

Experts to use nanotechnology to preserve works of art and other cultural treasures,

Budget 2013: 5-10 pc surcharge on domestic companies with income exceeding Rs 10 crore

By : Preeti

BUDGET 2013 announcement: Finance minister P Chidambaram said that cutting expenditures is not the answer for fiscal consolidation. Whenever necessary, revenues need to be augmented. He proposed 10 pc surcharge on individuals with annual income of over Rs 1 crore

Intel announces Apache Hadoop platform for Big Data

By : Deepa

The offering, which includes Intel Manager for Apache Hadoop software, provides complete encryption with support of Intel AES New Instructions (Intel AES-NI) in the Intel Xeon processor

Rs 6275 crore allocated to science and technology projects; Rs 5616 crore for space technology projects

By : Preeti

Budget 2013 announcements by finance minister P Chidambaram: 1. Rs 6275 crore allocated to science and technology projects 2. Rs 5616 crore for space technology projects 3. Rs 5880 crore for atomic energy projects 4. Rs 200 crore set aside

Budget 2013: Incentives for semiconductor industry including zero customs duty on plants and machineries

By : Preeti

Budget 2013 announcements: Incentives for semiconductor industry including zero customs duty on plants and machineries

Big data storage: Five must-haves for enterprises

By : Deepa

Harnessing the power of big data is not without challenges. The same massive volumes of structured and unstructured data that create these opportunities for innovation can confound attempts to cost-effectively contain it, let alone extract value from it, opine DeBono from Red Hat

Union Budget 2013-14 highlights

By : Preeti

UNION BUDGET announcements: Start-ups and MSMEs can list on SME exchange without public offering but only after informing invetors

Budget 2013: Rs 1000 crore as initial capital for a public sector all-woman bank, to be set up by October 2013

By : Preeti

BUDGET 2013 announcements: All banks will have  ATMS in 2013-14 The finance minister announed Rs 1000 crore as initial capital for a public sector all-woman bank, to be set up by October 2013          

Nexenta secures $24 mn fund, appoints new CEO, CMO

By : Deepa

The company secures $24 million in Series D financing, appoints Mark Lockareff as chief executive officer, and Bridget Warwick as chief marketing officer

Budget 2013: Non-tax benefit for MSME sector

By : Preeti

Budget 2013 announcements: Non-tax benefit for MSME sector. Propose to increase re-financing capability of SIDBI from Rs 500 crore to Rs 10,000 crore. Funds allocated to tech incubators in insitutes will qualify as corporate social responsibility fund.      

Budget 2013: Industrial corridor between Chennai-Bangalore, Bangalore-Mumbai

By : Preeti

Union Budget presentation by FM P Chidambaram : Government to constitute regulatory authority for road sector. The government needs $1 trillion or Rs 55 lakh crore for infrastructure development

Budget 2013 live update: Rs 55 lakh crore for infrastructure

By : Preeti

BANGALORE, INDIA:  Finance minister P Chidambaram has said that key to growth is to attract investments. “We will improve communications and remove distrust in mind of investors even on application tax.” Business in India must be seen as friendly and

Vodafone forays into wireline services

By : Sharath Kumar

Targets 20 pc of its enterprise revenues from wireline services over next 5 years

Budget 2013: FDI is important for growth: Chidambaram

By : Preeti

BANGALORE, INDIA: Finance Minister P Chidambaram sounded cautiously optimistic when he said in his Budget presentation in the Parliament today that the government’s mantra is higher and sustainable growth. In September 2012, the government accepted the Vijay Kelkar recommendations for

Government admits problems over Aadhaar cards

By : Abhigna

The minister also admitted to problems because the Aadhaar portal had earlier a capacity constraint

Symantec discovers Stuxnet’s alternate attack method

By : Sharath Kumar

Stuxnet 0.5 was a highly targeted attack with the purpose of cyber sabotage