Cisco to acquire July Systems to boost enterprise WiFi offerings

Anirban Ghoshal

Networking and IT services giant Cisco has said that it plans to acquire cloud-based mobile services provider July Systems, which ....

20 June, 2018

PoS-based financing for merchants offers lots of potential — but mind the gaps

Abhishek Kothari

Point of Sale (PoS) payment companies and fintech firms are using transaction data to create lending programmes aimed at financing ....

19 June, 2018
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Why local startups fretting about foreign rivals should consult Jack Ma’s playbook

Aish Sinha

One of the arguments in favour of protectionism in the Indian e-commerce industry is that China protected its consumer internet ....

14 June, 2018

Exploring the 'Shangri-La' of good unit economics

Devang Mehta

‘Shangri-La’ refers to a fictional place in the mountains where everything is harmonious and plentiful. In the startup ....

11 June, 2018

How the new EU data privacy law will affect Indian companies

Supratim Chakraborty & Harsh Walia & Shweta Dwivedi

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on 25 May, giving European citizens more control ....

31 May, 2018

Why blockchain is a 'smart' register that you can trust

Anupam Jalote

Everyone these days (and their aunts too!) are ‘doing’ blockchain, and they throw in artificial intelligence and machine ....

25 May, 2018
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Industrial IoT to equip new era of corporate intruders coming in through devices

Kunal Kislay

It’s tough to imagine life without the internet and the many devices and gadgets it supports and connects. Everything -- ....

22 May, 2018

Why startups should explore blank-cheque firms for raising capital

Tuhin Harit & Ramabhadran S Thirumalai

From only a handful of startups at one point, the ecosystem has exploded to occupy a chunk of the Indian corporate landscape. ....

18 May, 2018

Is India fast becoming a digital colony?

Mohandas Pai

The acquisition of Flipkart by Walmart means that now Indian online retail will be dominated by American companies. This is a ....

17 May, 2018

AI-blockchain combine to spur small businesses, curb advantage for tech giants

Mrinal Sinha

Driven by customer experiences, new revenues and cost reduction, global business value derived from artificial intelligence (AI) ....

11 May, 2018
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An Indian e-commerce pioneer on why Flipkart deal makes little sense for Walmart

K Vaitheeswaran

The Walmart-Flipkart deal means different things to different stakeholders.  For Flipkart's founders, the deal is ....

10 May, 2018

India's entrepreneurial spirit gets a leg-up with Flipkart-Walmart deal

K Ganesh

The world’s largest retailer Walmart Inc. bought a majority stake in India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart Group. ....

9 May, 2018

Local storage of payment data to inspire confidence, entice transactions

Bipin Preet Singh

It was just another weekday on the sixth of April when a directive by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) asking all payment companies ....

7 May, 2018

What large enterprises can learn from tech startups

Chirag Nanda

Large corporations have dominated the market for a long time, but things are rapidly changing. Disruptive startups, of which there ....

30 April, 2018

As frenzy settles down, is bitcoin going through an existential crisis?

Reuters

After bouncing up, falling down and keeping investors on the edges of their seats, bitcoin may be maturing into a period ....

27 April, 2018

Why blockchain has the power to disrupt the financial services industry

Jothi Rengarajan

Few new technologies are hotter than blockchain right now. Many industries are exploring its benefits and testing its limitations, ....

24 April, 2018

New-age marketing is turning customers omni-curious

KT Prasad

Customers today are tough to please and even tougher to retain. While they keep seeking digital technologies and devices at all ....

19 April, 2018

Here's how Indian startups should go about getting global recognition

Mehul Agarwal

From artificial intelligence and fintech to cloud infrastructure and software-as-a-service, Indian tech startups are showing great ....

17 April, 2018

Five key things to remember when implementing machine learning

Saurabh Banerjee

Machine learning is ubiquitous. Online product recommendations and discount offers are already influencing daily shopping behaviours ....

13 April, 2018

For Indian banks, rapid digitisation is not an option but a necessity

Anish Passi

Technology has touched almost every aspect of human life. The digital landscape has evolved to such an extent that we cannot imagine ....

11 April, 2018

Why proficiency in newer technology will be critical for tomorrow’s jobs

Ishan Gupta

“We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live, work, and relate to ....

6 April, 2018