Unable to cash in on the cloud computing growth and due to heavy discounts on its products, Oracle India’s profits saw a decline of 12 per cent in 2013-14 to Rs 297 crore. Oracle’s rival SAP, which has been quite aggressive with its cloud push in the country […]
On the afternoon of January 13, YU Televentures began selling its first smartphone – Yureka – on online retailer Amazon’s India site. The phone was showcased almost three weeks earlier, and the Micromax unit had been heavily advertising the device. It had received 300,000 registrations for the 10,000 […]
Sanchit Vir Gogia Chief Analyst and Group CEO, Greyhound Research The last few months have seen numerous phishing attacks and hacking on to corporate networks—are you seeing the threat landscape getting more complicated? The security industry is rightly earning its long due importance in organizations owing to numerous […]
The budget is just round the corner. Everyone has their own set of expectations from the upcoming budget. While common man is hoping the budget to bring some tax relief and cheaper commodities, industrialists are keeping their fingers crossed about import and export duties. But, what are IT […]
In a widely anticipated move, Microsoft announced last week that its newly launched operating system, Windows 10, will be provided as a free upgrade to the users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. Terry Myerson, Executive Vice President, Operating Systems group (OSG), Microsoft announced during the […]
With the resumption of the discussions on Social Security Agreement and Bilateral Investment Agreement finding pride of place in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcements at the joint press meet with visiting US president Barack Obama, the country’s IT sector is hopeful of a conducive business atmosphere in the […]
To boost HARMAN’s play in ‘Internet of Things’ NYSE-listed infotainment company HARMAN International Industries has agreed to acquire Symphony Teleca, a software services company with majority staffers in India, for at least $780 million.
‘Trespassers will be recruited,’ an adage that defined the hiring needs of India’s $120-billion IT services space in the last decade may no longer hold true. All indications are that frontline companies may hire fewer staffers going forward as they bring increased automation internally and deal with emerging platforms […]