• NEWS
    Personally Tech With Soft Machines CEO Mahesh Lingareddy

    What are the different tech gadgets and apps that leaders from different walks of life are using? We try and find out in our weekly column Personally Tech, where we talk to the people behind our favourite services and products. Some of these include authors like Shweta Taneja, and restaurant bosses such as Sbarro head […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Hewlett-Packard Job Cuts Reflect the Toppling of a Tech Giant

    Hewlett-Packard Co.’s decision to cut payroll by as many as 33,300 more jobs is the latest reminder of the decline of a pillar of the U.S. computer industry and underscores Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman’s urgent efforts to gird the company against nimbler rivals. It was just seven years ago that Hewlett-Packard almost doubled its […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Hewlett-Packard Job Cuts Reflect the Toppling of a Tech Giant

    Hewlett-Packard Co.’s decision to cut payroll by as many as 33,300 more jobs is the latest reminder of the decline of a pillar of the U.S. computer industry and underscores Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman’s urgent efforts to gird the company against nimbler rivals. It was just seven years ago that Hewlett-Packard almost doubled its […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Personally Tech With Soft Machines CEO Mahesh Lingareddy

    What are the different tech gadgets and apps that leaders from different walks of life are using? We try and find out in our weekly column Personally Tech, where we talk to the people behind our favourite services and products. Some of these include authors like Shweta Taneja, and restaurant bosses such as Sbarro head […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Tendulkar makes his first tech start-up investment

    ALSO READ Tendulkar bats for Oxigen walletGlobal mobile subscriptions growing around 5 per cent y-o-yGovt to launch Rs 10,000-cr fund for domestic electronic firmsInvestment in an Indian start-up every 8 hoursZebpay raises nearly $1 mn in series ‘A’ funding Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar made his first investment in a technology start-up, a firm that makes […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Uber turns to Bengaluru’s tech talent to beat Ola

    San Francisco-based ride hailing company Uber was forced to develop a mechanism for accepting cash payments from customers in India, given the extremely low penetration of credit cards in the country. Seen as an inconvenience at first, the company has exported the solution to other emerging markets such as Vietnam and Indonesia. To mine the […]

  • NEWS
    Flipkart’s mark-down augurs lean times for India’s tech start-ups

    Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bangalore: Cash-hungry Indian star-tups like Flipkart Pvt. are discovering the fundraising party’s winding down. The domestic e-commerce leader became one of the most prominent Asian start-ups to have its valuation slashed by a high-profile investor. Sending ripples through the industry, a Morgan Stanley fund marked down its value by more than a […]

  • NEWS
    Flipkart secures a credit line of over Rs450 crore from HDFC Bank; Amazon’s localization of mobile tech boosts demand for its app

    Photo: iStock What to watch out for • Capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India to fast-track market reforms, ease start-up funding. • Amazon’s localization of mobile tech boosts demand for its app. • Flipkart has secured a credit line of over Rs.450 crore from private sector lender HDFC Bank, according to latest […]

  • NEWS
    Apple’s New San Francisco Office Could Be a Tool in Tech Talent Wars

    From Apple’s earliest days, executives insisted that employees work from its headquarters in sleepy suburban Cupertino. The thinking, championed by Steve Jobs, was that a centralized campus would put the CEO “within walking distance of everyone,” said Steve Wozniak, who founded the company with Jobs. That stance may finally be softening as Apple prepares to […]

  • NEWS
    Bringing tech to tutors—Vidyanext

    Vidyanext is unique in that it consciously stayed away from an online-only model or self-paced courses—two models that most start-ups in this sector adopt. Bengaluru: You are a parent. You want to find a good tutor for your school-going child. You want the best of technology-enabled solutions for them. What do you do? You either […]

  • ALL DEALS
    T-Hub to set up a health tech accelerator

    Photo: Mint Hyderabad: Hyderabad’s start-up incubator T-Hub is looking to set up a health tech accelerator, to mentor and fund 10-15 innovations, in May this year. In fact, over the next one year, it would also open three other accelerators, for Internet of Things, agritech and B2B companies. “The healthtech accelerator will be the first […]