After games and entertainment, VR ready for prime time in operation theatre

Sridharan V

Since time immemorial, doctors and nurses have been at the centre of the healthcare industry. Over the last couple of decades, ....

10 August, 2018

How Tech Mahindra is stepping up its blockchain play

Anirban Ghoshal

Mumbai-based IT solutions provider Tech Mahindra is banking on a couple of newly-struck partnerships to scale up its presence ....

7 August, 2018
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Keep asking questions and 6 other tips for entrepreneurs courting investors

Dhruv Agarwala

Your bootstrapped startup has developed a great product that has begun to gain traction among customers and has generated buzz ....

6 August, 2018

UIDAI denies role after Aadhaar agency's 'helpline number' pops up in phonebooks

Anirban Ghoshal

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Friday denied it had any role to play in a toll-free number purportedly ....

3 August, 2018

Will the new data protection bill pose challenges for startups?

Roma Priya

With the growth of the digital economy, data has come to play a critical role in how people communicate with one another. Protecting ....

1 August, 2018

Personal Data Protection Bill: Work in progress but enough reasons for optimism

Shivangi Nadkarni

The much-awaited Personal Data Protection Bill was released by the Justice BN Srikrishna committee last week. How is this of any ....

31 July, 2018
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To thrive, firms must embrace evolutionary software powered by cloud computing

Anirban Ghoshal

A software architecture is evolutionary, when it supports guided incremental change across multiple dimensions, for example, functional ....

13 July, 2018

Why cybercriminals are getting a kick out of World Cup streaming sites

Parvinder Walia

With the FIFA World Cup currently underway in Russia, scores of football fans are trawling the internet to find streaming websites ....

26 June, 2018

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

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

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