BENGALURU: As Walmart intensifies its battle with Amazon, its R&D centre in Bengaluru is providing some its crucial firepower. Several of its most important technology platforms — those that ensure its prices are the best, its customers’ online carts carry items that can be efficiently delivered, and products are delivered from places at the lowest…
NEW DELHI: Allaying fears about mobile tower radiation, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said India has 10 times stricter norms than global standards and observed that more towers are needed to have better connectivity.
SAN FRANCISCO: Private equity firm BC Partners said it would turn the data center portfolio it acquired from CenturyLink for $2.8 billion on Tuesday into a new technology company called Cyxtera Technologies.
NEW DELHI: E-commerce giant Amazon continues to aggressively expand its operations in the country with the addition of seven new warehouses, a move that will provide employment to about 4,000 people.
NEW YORK: Acknowledging that Apple is “underpenetrated” in India, CEO Tim Cook has said the US tech giant is strengthening its local presence in the country and is optimistic about its future given the fast-growing economy and improving 4G network infrastructure in the country.
NEW DELHI: After almost two decades, India’s third largest IT firm Wipro has revamped its logo as it looks to assert its position as a trusted digital transformation partner.
SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has got permission from South Korean authorities to domestically test a driverless vehicle fitted with its electronic parts and software, as the tech giant aims to muscle into the automotive industry in search of a new growth driver.
NEW DELHI: At its special education-focused event in New York, Microsoft launched its much-anticipated Google Chrome OS rival — Windows 10 S. The new cloud-based variant of Windows 10 is aimed primarily at the education sector and is designed to run even on low-end devices.
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has reported a rise in quarterly profits but its shares took a hit from slow-growing revenues and weaker iPhone sales ahead of a 10-year-anniversary model on the horizon.
NEW DELHI: The government expects India’s handset manufacturing industry to grow to $500 billion (32,50,000 crore) in five to seven years, boosted by the phased manufacturing programme (PMP) under which basic customs duty on mobile phones could be the key to incentivise local production, IT Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said.