Taking on competition: Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share deal
Apr 15, 2015 at 12:57 | Source:
Finnish network equipment maker Nokia said on Wednesday it has agreed to buy Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction that values the smaller French rival at 15.6 billion euros ($16.58 billion).Nokia will give Alcatel-Lucent shareholders 0.55 share...
Customer insights: Paradox of the digital enterprise
Apr 14, 2015 at 12:37 | Source:
Enterprise India is going through the most exciting and disruptive phase it have ever seen so far. Having said that, I concede having such strong similar sentiments in the year 2000 , 2003, 2007, 2010 and in 2012 ! I get excited when a radical new pi...
2015: The era of the 'Internet of Everything' begins
Apr 08, 2015 at 13:45 | Source:
By Satoshi OkamotoSince its inception in the early 1980s, the Internet has been revolutionizing the way we live, work, learn and play. The advent of the World Wide Web (WWW), TCP/IP and the proliferation of personal computers contributed to an expone...
After Snapdeal buyout fails, Alibaba looking at other Indian e-tailers
Apr 06, 2015 at 08:30 | Source:
New Delhi - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is looking at acquisition of Indian e-tailers that have a large customer base as well as a robust network of merchants.It is also looking at firms that can help improve customer experience as well as expan...
Lazy or too polite? Why has the Delhi media failed to find Rahul Gandhi?
Apr 06, 2015 at 07:56 | Source:
By SNM AbdiShame on the Delhi press for not unearthing where Rahul Gandhi is holed up. Its shocking how the media in the capital is just a passive spectator instead of playing its role as societys watchdog and sniffing out a missing VVIP like Rahul.T...
IoT is in the house: Decoding the tech behind smart homes
Apr 01, 2015 at 15:41 | Source:
By Rajiv KapurThe Internet of Things (IoT) is a much hyped term these days. Nowhere is that hype more evident than when it comes to the home automation market; a segment thats primed for $16.4B in growth by 2019 alone. For todays technology-adept con...
IBM to invest $3 billion in new IoT unit
Mar 31, 2015 at 10:22 | Source:
International Business Machines Corp said it will invest $3 billion over the next four years in a new 'Internet of Things' unit, aiming to sell its expertise in gathering and making sense of the surge in real-time data.The Armonk, New York-based tech...
SoftBank group in talks to buy up to $1 bn stake in Micromax, say sources
Mar 26, 2015 at 18:32 | Source:
Mumbai: A group of investors led by Japanese mobile telecom firm SoftBank Corp is in talks to buy a 20 percent stake in Indian handset maker Micromax Informatics for up to $1 billion, two people aware of the discussions said.The investment would valu...
India raises record $17.6 billion from telecom airwaves auction
Mar 25, 2015 at 23:15 | Source:
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India raised a record $17.6 billion from the sale of mobile phone airwaves in its latest telecom spectrum auction after 19 days of fierce bidding, telecoms minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.Prasad said the government r...