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  • Uber vs Ola: How fight for Indian taxi market ended up in court Apr 29, 2016 12:23 PM IST

    Uber vs Ola: How fight for Indian taxi market ended up in court

    A seven-member internal team was set up to investigate the drivers' complaints in November, and its findings are the basis of a lawsuit filed by Uber accusing Ola of a campaign to disrupt its business and poach its drivers, said the source.

  • Google goes on hiring spree in China to stage comeback Jan 07, 2016 01:06 PM IST

    Google goes on hiring spree in China to stage comeback

    The buzz that Google Inc may move back to the Chinese mainland became louder this week after the Internet giant's numerous job postings appeared on social media.

  • LinkedIn names Akshay Kothari as India Country Manager Jan 05, 2016 02:13 PM IST

    LinkedIn names Akshay Kothari as India Country Manager

    Akshay Kothari replaces Nishant Rao, who quit the company in October last year to join cloud-based customer support software firm Freshdesk as its Chief Operating Officer.

  • Musk, other tech chiefs back AI startup with $1 bn Dec 12, 2015 03:30 PM IST

    Musk, other tech chiefs back AI startup with $1 bn

    The effort announced on Friday, called OpenAI, joins significant investments from companies such as Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc, which have used artificial intelligence to sharpen their businesses with services such as facial recognition or language processing.

  • No more unbanked areas Sep 22, 2015 10:21 PM IST

    No more unbanked areas

    Technology and the payment bank licence look all set to expand and intensify financial inclusion as never before

  • Modi one of the 'most viewed CEOs' in India: LinkedIn Aug 17, 2015 09:36 PM IST

    Modi one of the 'most viewed CEOs' in India: LinkedIn

    With over 1 million followers on LinkedIn, he is featured with other top leaders on the list of most-viewed CEOs in India, continuing to put the nation on the world map, it added. Modi is already the third-most followed world leader on the microblogging site, Twitter, with 14.4 million followers.

  • Inside Amazon: Wrestling big ideas in a bruising workplace Aug 17, 2015 02:55 PM IST

    Inside Amazon: Wrestling big ideas in a bruising workplace

    They are told to forget the "poor habits" they learned at previous jobs, one employee recalled. When they "hit the wall" from the unrelenting pace, there is only one solution: "Climb the wall," others reported.

  • Back to the future: Nokia prepares for mobile comeback Aug 10, 2015 01:36 PM IST

    Back to the future: Nokia prepares for mobile comeback

    Now Nokia boss Rajeev Suri is planning a comeback. He must wait until late 2016 before he can consider re-entering the handset business - after a non-compete deal with Microsoft expires - but preparations are underway.

  • Twitter removes 140-character limit from Direct Messages Jun 12, 2015 08:32 PM IST

    Twitter removes 140-character limit from Direct Messages

    In April this year, Twitter had started giving users the option of receiving private direct messages from people they do not "follow" on the website. Earlier only individuals that followed each other on twitter were able to exchange direct messages.

  • LinkedIn crosses 30-million member mark in India May 07, 2015 12:45 PM IST

    LinkedIn crosses 30-million member mark in India

    Professional networking site, LinkedIn on Thursday said it has crossed 30 million-user mark in India, its largest market outside the US.

  • Storyboard: APACD launches India Chapter Apr 11, 2015 11:21 AM IST

    Storyboard: APACD launches India Chapter

    Asia Pacific Association of Communication Directors or APACD, a leading global network of Chief Communications officers, launched its India chapter in March. Storyboard‘s Editor Anant Rangaswami moderated the session at the launch on the strategic role of communications for organisational success and impact of communications on business.

  • Recruitment via social networking sites on rise: Survey Dec 02, 2014 04:11 PM IST

    Recruitment via social networking sites on rise: Survey

    As per a survey on 'recruitment trends' by professional networking site LinkedIn, nearly 44 per cent recruiters used the social and professional networks for hiring quality talent in 2014 compared to 36 percent in the previous year.

  • Professional Facebook service to be launched soon: Srcs Nov 18, 2014 08:40 AM IST

    Professional Facebook service to be launched soon: Srcs

    A Facebook team in London is leading the effort and a small number of companies are currently running a pilot version of the service, the person said.

  • LinkedIn targets $1 billion in ad sales revenue by 2017 Nov 15, 2014 04:05 PM IST

    LinkedIn targets $1 billion in ad sales revenue by 2017

    Professional networking site LinkedIn has beefed up its ad sales offerings over the last few months. It reshaped its marketing solutions unit, increased focus on content marketing. Last quarter the site earned $109 million dollars in ad sales revenue and has ambitions to touch $1 billion mark by 2017.

  • Dow rises to intraday record; Japan widens stimulus Oct 31, 2014 07:19 PM IST

    Dow rises to intraday record; Japan widens stimulus

    The US dollar climbed against the currencies of major trading partners, including the Japanese yen, while dollar-denominated commodities including gold and oil dropped.

  • LinkedIn makes major move into China Feb 25, 2014 08:49 AM IST

    LinkedIn makes major move into China

    Weiner announced a beta site in simplified Chinese to reach what LinkedIn says are the country's more than 140 million professionals, one-fifth of whom Weiner calls "the world's knowledge workers."

  • Here's whom you must follow on LinkedIn Feb 15, 2014 12:46 PM IST

    Here's whom you must follow on LinkedIn

    Fetherstonhaugh tells whom you must follow on LinkedIn

  • India helps LinkedIn cross 50 mn userbase in Asia Pacific Feb 12, 2014 01:32 PM IST

    India helps LinkedIn cross 50 mn userbase in Asia Pacific

    LinkedIn, which has over 277 million members globally, has more than 24 million users in India, the company said in a statement.

  • Being followed? It's good if you are on social media Jan 09, 2014 01:53 PM IST

    Being followed? It's good if you are on social media

    The only way to learn about social media is to jump into the deep end and start becoming active on it. Your first task is to create profiles on as many social media sites as possible and start building a list of fans and followers.

  • Facebook still a firm adult favorite, Twitter falls behind Jan 01, 2014 10:19 AM IST

    Facebook still a firm adult favorite, Twitter falls behind

    A new study by the Pew Research Center found that 73 percent of online adults are now a member of a social network, and Facebook remains the dominant platform. Its survey of 6,010 US adults over the age of 18 found a slight increase in Facebook users in 2013, up from 67 percent in 2012.

  • After Web stocks boom, investors wary but rout unlikely Dec 30, 2013 08:54 AM IST

    After Web stocks boom, investors wary but rout unlikely

    Market strategists and tech experts say the comparison is overblown. While there is the potential for a decline in some Web company stock prices that are out of line with their earnings outlook, they say there is little chance of a bloody retreat.

  • Morgan Stanley says Internet cos overvalued, lowers view Nov 12, 2013 09:20 AM IST

    Morgan Stanley says Internet cos overvalued, lowers view

    Morgan Stanley analysts said the rise in the valuation of internet stocks has been due to investors looking at the total addressable market (TAM) opportunity with minimal focus on risks.

  • How to avoid committing social media hara-kiri Oct 28, 2013 11:06 AM IST

    How to avoid committing social media hara-kiri

    Never fall into the 'promotional trap' on social media platforms. Here are some dos and don'ts that will help you build your brand

  • Social business is the way ahead Oct 25, 2013 01:20 PM IST

    Social business is the way ahead

    Social media holds a lot of untapped potential that can be leveraged by Indian businesses. It is when organizations tap this potential that the shift from being a mere entity on social media to turning into a social business happens.

  • How to make LinkedIn work for you? Oct 05, 2013 12:56 PM IST

    How to make LinkedIn work for you?

    With over 20 million users, India is now the second largest market for the professional networking site, LinkedIn.

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