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Airtel’s Jagbir Singh quits the company; Abhay Sarvargaonkar appointed new CTO

Monday, April 21, 2014 | More »

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Jagbir Singh, the chief technology officer (CTO) and director, Network Services Group at Bharti Airtel Ltd has left the company. Post his exit, Abhay Sarvargaonkar has been appointed the new CTO of Airtel. Prior to being elevated to the post of CTO, Sarvargaonkar was the chief of operations, Network...


HTC’s flagship One M8 with dual rear cameras, 4G LTE & more launched in India for Rs 49,900

After unveiling the same late last month, Taiwanese manufacturer of tablets and smartphones HTC has finally launched the successor to its flagship device HTC One in the Indian market. Christened HTC One (M8), the smartphone comes with a larger screen, 4G LTE support for India, and a host of other fe...

21 April, 2014 |More »


Lava Iris 504Q+ smartphone launched for Rs 13,990; Gionee Pioneer P4 available for Rs 9,199 in India

Just last week, Chinese handset manufacturer Gionee had launched the Elife E7 mini in the Indian smartphone market for Rs 18,900. The company has now added yet another device to its smartphone portfolio in the form of Pioneer 4. While the company has not officially launched the device in the country...

17 April, 2014 |More »


Tiger Global raises $1.5B in eighth global VC fund

Tiger Global Management LLC, the hedge fund cum early stage tech investment firm which has been one of the most aggressive backers of Indian tech firms with investments in firms such as Flipkart and Myntra, has raised $1.5 billion in its eighth global venture capital fund focused on later-stage, pri...

16 April, 2014 |More »


Zebra Technologies to acquire Motorola Solutions’ enterprise business for $3.45B

Zebra Technologies Corporation, a global leader in barcode printing and RTLS technology has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Motorola Solutions Inc. to acquire its enterprise business for $3.45 billion in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition will be funded through a...

15 April, 2014 |More »


ASUS Fonepad 7 dual-SIM tablet launched for Rs 12,999; Lenovo S660 smartphone available for Rs 12,849

Both Lenovo and ASUS have launched a device each in the Indian market. While Lenovo’s offering is a smartphone called S660, ASUS has further expanded its tablet portfolio by launching a dual-SIM version of Fonepad 7 tablet. Both the devices were first unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2014...

15 April, 2014 |More »


Cloud-based app testing platform BetaGlide wins $1M Rice Business Plan Competition Prize

IIT Kharagpur student’s startup BetaGlide, a cloud-based app testing platform has won $1 million prize at the Rice University Business Plan Competition. The prize money was sponsored by seed-stage venture capital firm Mercury Fund via their Tech Transfer Investment Prize Sponsor, according to ...

14 April, 2014 |More »


Real estate portal CommonFloor.com launches apartment management offering CommonFloor Groups, what’s on offer?

Bangalore-based maxHeap Technologies Pvt Ltd, which owns real estate and apartment management portal CommonFloor.com has launched a new version of its apartment management offering called CommonFloor Groups. According to the company, the new offering will provide apartment communities across the cou...

14 April, 2014 |More »


E-com giant Amazon planning to launch 3D capable smartphone by June 2014

The battle for supremacy in the smartphone market is set to get hotter with e-commerce giant Amazon.com planning to launch its own smartphone later this year. The company will announce the device as soon as June 2014, and it will begin shipping a few months later in September, according to a Wall St...

14 April, 2014 |More »

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Samsung launches its flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone in 125 countries; priced at Rs 51,500 in India

After unveiling the same in Feb this year, Samsung has finally launched the Galaxy S5 smartphone in 125 countries including the US, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and most Asian markets, including India. While the company had introduced the device in India late last month, it had not disclo...

11 April, 2014 |More »

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