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The Smart Techie was renamed Siliconindia India Edition starting Feb 2012 to continue the nearly two decade track record of excellence of our US edition.
January-2010 issue
Cover Story
Author: Eureka Bharali
Setting a global footprint, with its technology deployed at some of the largest organizations in the world, Fiorano Software, a Service Oriented Architecture solution provider founded in 1995, looks at the Indian market as its next... more>>

Guru Talk

Ajit Balakrishnan
Mobile phone has become an emerging device for Internet access that will grow in the future. more>>

Company Spotlight

Vimali Swamy
Internet has opened door for almost every kind of businesses. BigShoeBazaar.com is one such company in India which utilizes the... more>>

Cover Feature

ST Team
Despite an explosive growth of the telecom subscriber base in India, the mounting competition is purging a large chunk of... more>>

Top 25 Most Promising Mobile App Companies

Ojas Sharma
GizmoSupport, one of the brands of Kochar Infotech, not only creates awareness but also goes one step further by guiding users... more>>
Jayakishore Bayadi
Eterno’s recent launch of iPhone version of its applications has seen thousands of downloads by NRIs within a short span.... more>>
Sudarshan Kumar
Providing mobile business communications solutions for global firms in vertical markets ranging from hospitality, healthcare,... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Having started as a two-person team, Bangalore-based Divum has developed about 50 apps in the last eight months in several... more>>
Benny Thomas
Founded in March 2000, Dot Com Infoway (DCI) has developed an iPhone application that will feature exclusive music content of a... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
With full range of its navigation products and services, MapmyIndia provides information to the at their fingertips with a... more>>
Sudarshan Kumar
Sankalp Saxena founded Moveo Systems in 2006, which provides innovative next generation human interaction solutions for a... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Ajit Gokhale and Anand Parkhi came up with Mobien Technologies, which offers scalable, reliable and optimum mobile applications... more>>
Sudarshan Kumar
Founded by J.K. Menon in the year 1998, Interworld Commnet offers solutions to its customers for corporate website design and... more>>
Vimali Swamy
Intellisense is a provider of intelligent solutions and builds Web based Applications, Mobile applications, Touch Screen... more>>
Ojas Sharma
Comics allow you to experiment with a lot of ideas at a low cost and once they are made they can be taken into 2D or 3D... more>>
Benny Thomas
A LatLong user can locate any place in the city and get driving directions to it by simply sending an SMS with the name of... more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
New Delhi based, Phoneytunes.com is a mobile value added services company, focused on integrating mobile network technology and... more>>
Benny Thomas
RockeTalk, the brainchild of Rajiv Kumar, developed the concept of heightened user engagement with users, brands, television... more>>
Ojas Sharma
Luna Ergonomics has developed technologies that allow the user to type on the existing phone with his existing keypad in many... more>>
Vimali Swamy
At 100 million daily VAS transactions and solutions in 20 plus languages, Spice Digital has emerged as a favored VAS partner by... more>>
Benny Thomas
Thanks to Ringmytring.com developed by Speak Wireless, users will now be able to store songs in their online accounts and can... more>>

Technology

Aashu Virmani
The RCS initiative is aware of the chinks in its armor and has taken several steps to rectify weaknesses. But it remains to be... more>>
Tarun Handa
It is very important for a VAS to effectively communicate its value delivery to its target audience failing which the VAS is... more>>
Amit Goel
The OSS/BSS products have come a long way since they were introduced in the 1970s to replace manual administrative processes.... more>>

VC talk

Anurakt Jain
India is still fairly nascent on the high-end IP development and product innovation curve. However some encouraging signs can... more>>

Tech Tracker

Eureka Bharali
The technology has advanced so much in India that now you can do many things based on internet right from your Television set. more>>
Eureka Bharali
India-born professor has developed bi-directional display interface (BiDi) screen that recognizes hand gestures. more>>
Eureka Bharali
The famous password cracked LOphtCrack is back after three years exile. No password is safe now. more>>
Eureka Bharali
Lenovo plans to buy back its mobile business which it sold, after seeing other PC makers like HP, Acer and Dell look all set to... more>>

Movers and Shakers

Sikta Samantaray
Murali Swaminathan has been recently appointed as Head - Human Resources at Sonata Software. He will be synchronizing the HR... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
In this role, Parag Patankar will be responsible for developing long term growth strategies for 3i Infotech BPO. more>>
Sikta Samantaray
The appointment of Sandeep Sahai is designed to cement and accelerate Headstrong’s emergence as Wall Street’s dominant IT... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Pratik Mazumder will be responsible for the overall marketing function including developing and launching new marketing... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Arun Balasubramanian will be responsible to drive CA’s business in South India and Sri Lanka. He brings with him about 13... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
With over 15 years of experience in the field of corporate finance, Pradeep Chaudhry will oversee all financial operations of... more>>

STARTUP CITY

Benny Thomas
Infogile is a software consulting company with a strong focus on mobile and media application development. more>>

Tech Buzz

Zoya Anna Thomas
Radware, a provider of integrated application delivery solutions opened a new research and development center in Bangalore. more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
After witnessing the use of online social networks to drive businesses by many companies, Cisco introduced products to help the... more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
Playing its part for a greener tomorrow, ON Semiconductor showed off its LED lighting solutions and technologies. more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
Despite the intense tariff war going in wireless market, Telenor has launched its services in seven of the 22 mobile zones in... more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
MRO-TEK has introduced a new range of products at its roadshow in Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai last month. more>>

Tech Product

Ojas Sharma
HTC has launched its first Windows Mobile smartphone, which uses HTC Sense and has a 4.3 inch display. more>>
Ojas Sharma
Nokia has announced the launch of Nokia 5330 Mobile TV Edition, which will allow users watch television anywhere. more>>
Ojas Sharma
Keeping Photographers in mind, SanDisk has launched a new line of Extreme Pro CompactFlash memory cards. more>>
Ojas Sharma
LG India has launched the LG-GD900 Crystal phone, which has transparent keypad and a feature for gesture command. more>>

Event

Ojas Sharma
Nokia plans to undertake a series of initiatives to assist the Indian application developers tap the global revenue generating... more>>
Sudarshan Kumar
Even though automated testing has spread its nest across the world, but manual testing still holds the importance. more>>

Woman Achiever

Vimali Swamy
Without settling for a job abroad after her education there, today Anuradha is Senior Vice President of Engineering at Subex... more>>

People Manager

C. Mahalingam
As there is increasing recognition that leadership is all about action and accountability and not just position and power,... more>>

Engineer's Diaries

Sudarshan Kumar
Read about Thirumurugan M, a Principal Engineer at Yahoo! with 11 years of experience. more>>
Sudarshan Kumar
Read about Dharmishtha Tanna, a Sr. System Engineer at IBM India with 6 years experience. more>>
Sudarshan Kumar
Read about Meenatchisundaram, a Software Engineer at TutorVista Global with 4 yrs 5 months experience. more>>

Editor's Desk

Pradeep Shankar
As businesses in the U.S. crawl out from under the weight of the global recession there is hope that India will stand to gain... more>>
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