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Reliance Jio's entry seen increasing competition in telecom, lowering data tarrifs

Nov 21, 2015 at 13:27 | Source: FirstPost

The impending entry of Reliance Jio will increase competition in the Indian telecom sector and pressure credit profiles of the top-four telecom companies, Fitch Ratings has said.In order to be competitive and grab chunk of the market share, Jio is li...

S&P 500 scores best week in almost a year| Reuters

Nov 21, 2015 at 03:15 | Source: FirstPost

Wall Street racked up a solid week on Friday, with healthcare, technology and consumer stock making gains and investors looking beyond a widely-expected December interest rate hike.The S&P 500 ended its strongest week in almost a year, while the ...

Instant messaging apps in spotlight after IS attacks

Nov 20, 2015 at 00:20 | Source: FirstPost

Leading encrypted apps recommended by the Islamic State group for secure messaging said Thursday they were making modest moves to stop jihadists using their technology in the wake of the bloody attacks in Paris, but defended a right to privacy.Instan...

New video shows carnage outside Paris attacks bar

Nov 19, 2015 at 22:35 | Source: FirstPost

PARIS: As pools of blood seep between overturned tables, the only sound shattering the eerie silence of the Paris street is the voice of the man filming the scene, who can only exclaim the words "Jesus Christ."Four bodies lie crumpled on th...

CA Technologies aims to deliver Digital Transformation through new DevOps, API, Agile and Security offerings

Nov 19, 2015 at 15:39 | Source: FirstPost

CA Technologies (CA) started out being Computer Associates in 1974 and few people other than technology practitioners who deal with the nuts and bolts of IT would realise CA still exists after changes in leadership, strategy and many acquisitions. At...

LG Elec seeks U.S. prime time for next-gen TV| Reuters

Nov 19, 2015 at 03:45 | Source: FirstPost

SEOUL The world's No.2 TV maker, South Korea's LG Electronics Inc (066570.KS), is betting that chopping prices almost in half before the U.S. year-end holiday season will create enough buzz to push its next-generation TV technology mainstream.The man...

Beyond the travel and expense management tightrope

Nov 18, 2015 at 12:59 | Source: FirstPost

By Varun RathiTravel and expense (T&E) management is not as simple as it used to be a decade ago. Ask a CFO who precariously walks the tightrope between employee contentment and budget control. According to the Global Business Travel Associat...

Sponsored: Sleep your way to CEO

Nov 18, 2015 at 12:10 | Source: FirstPost

No, this isnt about making your way to the top by getting on your back for your boss; its about becoming boss, by taking care of not just how you work, but also of how you rest. We spend a good 1/3rd of our lives sleeping. So, why not do it well? But...

Digital Romance: Teens say breaking up over text is not cool, make it 'personal'

Nov 17, 2015 at 22:12 | Source: FirstPost

NEW YORK: Sarah, 17, a nursing school dropout, spends the day nannying an Indian-American 2 year old in Menlo Park, California, while the childs parents pursue their high paying careers in Silicon Valley.Sarah has strict instructions from her employe...

Mobile phone is dangerous, keep off it unless its necessary, says Mulayam

Nov 16, 2015 at 14:23 | Source: FirstPost

Lucknow: In an era when more and more public services and facilities are being offered as mobile application (or apps) for wider reach to the people for their use, the president of the ruling party in Uttar Pradesh Mulayam Singh Yadav has cautioned p...

To make India clean, Modi's Swach Bharat dream needs a designated organization

Nov 14, 2015 at 11:13 | Source: FirstPost

If we have done reasonably well on the inter-state road front, it is thanks to National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). To be sure, it may not be picture perfect, susceptible as it is to political and bureaucratic interference and delays with the ...

Toys have best year in a decade, fueled by collectibles

Nov 11, 2015 at 05:05 | Source: FirstPost

NEW YORK: Toys are staging a comeback.The U.S. toy industry is expected to have its strongest year in at least a decade after several years of kids choosing videogames and mobile apps over Barbie and stuffed bears.Annual toy sales are projected to ri...

la smartphones, now a flash sale for Maggi on 12 November; to buy register on Snapdeal

Nov 10, 2015 at 10:40 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi - After mobile phones, now Nestle's Maggi is being sold via unique "flash sale model" on e-commerce platform Snapdeal, with the online retailer seeking pre-registrations of buyers for the instant noodles brand that made a comeback...

Come Diwali, firms delve from divinity to electronics, seeking smart gifts for employees

Nov 09, 2015 at 23:35 | Source: FirstPost

The only time of the year that a few lucky employees go home happy (or is that happier?) is during Diwali, when some companies offer bonus and a few give a gift too. The gifts usually given out are utilitarian with a few companies in the IT, Shipping...

Smart machines: Yourjobis about to get a whole lot better

Nov 09, 2015 at 17:32 | Source: FirstPost

By John Lovelock The bane of every employer is paying employees for non-productive activities. There are many tasks required to perform any job that just dont add value, and repetitive mundane drudgery that afflicts every job at every level ...

BlackBerry Priv wins plaudits, but price tag questioned

Nov 07, 2015 at 11:12 | Source: FirstPost

BlackBerry Ltd launched its first Android-based device on Friday, with the future of the company's hardware business riding on a slick smartphone called Priv that boasts an impressive array of features and a hefty price tag.The company is betting the...

Indian CEOs lead in adoption of Digital Initiatives in the application economy

Nov 06, 2015 at 15:50 | Source: FirstPost

CA Technologies has announced the India results of a global study on the role of software as a business enabler. The study, Exploiting the Software Advantage: Lessons from Digital Disrupters, ranks India highest globally on the Digital Effectiveness ...

Flipkart-backed Cube26 enters IoT space with Bluetooth-controlled smart bulb

Nov 04, 2015 at 15:49 | Source: FirstPost

India's mobile technology startup Cube26 has forayed into the Internet of Thingsspace with a smartphone-controlled smart bulb. LaunchedunderIOTA brand, theBluetooth-controlled smart bulb is the first product from the company's IoT portfolio.The 7 wat...

In transition, Samsung Group hands more cash to investors| Reuters

Nov 03, 2015 at 04:45 | Source: FirstPost

SEOUL A leadership transition at Samsung Group, South Korea's biggest conglomerate, is ushering in a major shift in what the group does with its huge cash pile and in its relationship with investors.Where Samsung patriarch Lee Kun-hee, 73 and hospita...

RComm buys Russian group Sistema's India unit in $690 million deal| Reuters

Nov 03, 2015 at 03:45 | Source: FirstPost

MUMBAI Telecoms operator Reliance Communications (RLCM.NS) has agreed to buy Russian conglomerate Sistema's (AFKS.MM) Indian mobile phone business with a share swap that marks the first major deal in seven years in a crowded and indebted sector.The a...

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