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January-2011 issue
Guru Talk
Author: Sajan Pillai
When we started our operations in 1999, we were looking for the perfect location for our offshore development centers. Our choice surprised everyone around us. more>>

Top 10 Most Promising Mobile App Companies

Hari Anil
Mobile phones are becoming much more powerful in their capabilities and higher data connectivity; the data based mobile... more>>
Hari Anil
India, with more than 680 million mobile connections, is now only behind China in this regard. more>>
Hari Anil
Mobile market all over the world is in for an all time boom. It is almost similar to the dotcom boom of the 1990s. more>>
Hari Anil
Though the market is still reeling from the aftermath of the economic crisis, the mobile industry is already witnessing an... more>>
Hari Anil
The IT sector has recovered well after the economic meltdown and has started to pick up its pace opening avenues for... more>>
Hari Anil
With competition multiplying geometrically for every consumer product and service in every aspect across the country, knowing... more>>
Hari Anil
The revolution in mobile industry is visible from the point we wake up (by an alarm in our mobile) to the point we go to sleep... more>>

VC talk

Bejul Somaia
The areas we invest in India are fairly broad. Currently we focus on four investments— power sector, financial services,... more>>


Eureka Bharali
If a product can not be sold by the makers themselves, no sales team perhaps can make the sale,” says Bharat Goenka, the... more>>


Arun Samudrala
The rapid growth of Mobile usage in India is indeed remarkable. In the past few years, mobiles have penetrated the most remote... more>>
Renjith VP
Marketers are many a time called opportunists. They wait for their luck and hit every possible media slot in hope of striking... more>>
The year 2010 witnessed mobile applications gradually and increasingly changing the way we use our mobile phones. more>>
Anjan Ghosal
Mobile data continues to grow at a phenomenal rate in countries that have already deployed data centric 3G networks. more>>
Gary Bahadur
Social media sites have gained popularity in the past ten years as a medium to keep in contact with loved ones, business... more>>
Sunny Rao
3G has the potential to immensely impact almost every individual, both socially and economically. more>>
Tad Lebeck
A storage area network (SAN) comprises the most powerful technology available for block-level storage and has been used by... more>>
Ajikumar TN
In the earlier days, Product companies used to struggle with what is called ‘Box Mentality’. more>>
Anand Bagmar
There are some specific trends noticeable in the way we do UI-based test automation. more>>
Minhaj Zia
Education has undergone tremendous transformation over the last few years. more>>
kongkon Dutta
There is a new buzz word in the corporate community called “Cloud Computing”. more>>
Vinay Singh
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has become quite an established term over last couple of decades. more>>
Ajay Jain
The turn of events at the beginning of this millennium will be etched in the memory of global security practitioners for the... more>>


Binu T Paul
The world steps aside for the person who knows where he is going. more>>

Tech Product

Hari Anil
Logitech India has launched the Logitech Rechargeable Speaker S715i in Indian market more>>
Hari Anil
Samsung recently launched its NF210 netbooks in India. more>>
Hari Anil
Sony launched its new Alpha NEX cameras series in India, the Alpha NEX-5K and NEX-3K. more>>
Hari Anil
ViewSonic launched two full touch screen tablets ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10 in India. more>>
Hari Anil
Indian mobile phone maker LAVA has released the A10, a touch screen phone that features a 3-inch IPS (In-Plane Switching)... more>>
Hari Anil
Strontium introduced an entire range of Gaming memory modules in India. more>>

Tech Buzz

Hari Anil
SAP AG unveiled High Performance Analytic Appliance (SAP HANA) software which is based on in-memory database computing. more>>
Hari Anil
Intel launched Atom processor E600 series, System-on-Chip (SoC) technology based processor in India. more>>
Hari Anil
California based network solutions vendor Juniper Networks plans to expand its India Excellence Center (IEC) by adding 750... more>>
Hari Anil
Based on expert opinion social networks are the next big things in the business world. more>>
Hari Anil
Cisco launched Cisco Virtualization Experience Infrastructure (VXI), a system that addresses the current state of fragmented... more>>
Hari Anil
HP in association with International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore (IIIT-B) launched HP Network University. more>>

Buyers Perspective

Hari Anil
The PC penetration of India is comparatively less as opposed to that of China, Australia and Japan. Every 10 percentage... more>>
Hari Anil
The mobile PC segment is one of the fast growing segments in India. more>>


Eureka Bharali
The semiconductor space has continuously evolved in India with significant contributions from the different sects –... more>>
Shwetha Raghavan
The worldwide market for computer software and systems testing services is projected to reach $56 billion by 2013 despite... more>>

Venture Beat

ST Team
Appnomic Systems, a provider of application aware IT infrastructure management solutions to large and growing enterprises, has... more>>
ST Team
iYogi, the first consumer service brand from India, has raised $30 million in a new round of funding lead by Sequoia Capital. more>>

In Focus

ST Team
Indian companies are keen in adapting best global practices and are increasingly doing so, says an expert, though he warns that... more>>
ST Team
Astronomers led by an Indian American have discovered a giant planet with an atmosphere and a core dominated by carbon. more>>
ST Team
Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) solutions have the potential to reduce India’s total greenhouse gas (GHG)... more>>
Eureka Bharali
The green statement has been luring a lot of startup to grab a pie of the huge e-waste market. more>>
ST Team
India is the third largest cloud service user in world and is ahead of U.S. The ranking is based on Cisco Connected World... more>>

Cover Story

Vimali Swamy
It is an unprecedented era of adoption of the apps. With a plethora of platforms the playground is wide open for Indian Mobile... more>>
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