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June-2011 issue
Cover Story
Author: Vimali Swamy
With the growing e-commerce consumers in India and Shoshaa’s attempt to disrupt the current trends, one can sur more>>

Guru Talk

Satbir Khanuja
Jeffrey Katzenberg, co-founder of DreamWorks, sums up the value of good company culture in a nice quote: “Our philosophy is... more>>

25 Promising E-Commerce Companies

ST Team
Witnessing the trend the SmartTechie announces its "Top 25 Most Promising E-commerce Companies" list. This merit roll is an... more>>
ST Team
Two 22 year old friends were brought together by an idea, make sweatshirt with their schools name on them, and they decided to... more>>
ST Team
Online sales in India have witnessed a rapid boom in the past few years. more>>
ST Team
Being born in the third generation of a diamantine family, Rajiv Mehta knew that quality and attention-to-detail ensures... more>>
ST Team
The days of labeling women as rampant shopaholics could be numbered – it is men who have been spending their way through the... more>>
ST Team
The Indian eCommerce market has reached the tipping point. more>>
ST Team
E-commerce in India is spreading across industries like wildfire; anything and everything are available for online purchase... more>>
ST Team
E-commerce is growing rapidly in India so are e-com companies. Now with the increase in internet broadband connections and 3G... more>>

STARTUP CITY

ST Team
Amit Grover, an IIT-IIM graduate, started Nurture Talent Academy in January 2010, a firm that trains and prepares budding... more>>
ST Team
chnologies specializes in retail, retail distribution and supply chain management solutions. Their solutions integrate... more>>
ST Team
ngalore based Bathudun is a Presales and Solution Assessments, Consulting and Learning Company that offers end to end services... more>>
ST Team
Headquartered in Bangalore, Stylus provides Office Space, Virtual Office, and Meeting & Conferencing Facilities. more>>

VC talk

Parag Dhol
fairly insubstantial part of it. Many entrepreneurs prioritize VCs over their prospective customers, this is a big mistake. Try... more>>

Technology

Vimali Swamy
In 2009, when software giant Oracle announced its plans of acquisition of Sun Microsystems, the biggest question in... more>>
Anuradha Biswas
Software testing has evolved over the last several decades. The ever increasing sophistication of applications and the... more>>
Gokul V Subramaniam
The transformation of the mobile phone from a voice communications device to a multimedia device integrating voice, video and... more>>
Shrikant Shitole
A rise in the instances of terrorism has prompted organiz more>>

Feature

Anamika Sahu
Is America at a stake of brain drain just like India and China were during the 1990's? Or is there any option for America to... more>>

Business

Ritesh Dwivedy
Let’s start with a question. Is ecommerce very big in India yet? My answer is not really, but we are getting there. Ecommerce... more>>
Gourav Chindlur
Internet Advertising is globally more than a $50 billion industry now. There have been several innovations more>>
Abhishek Sahay
What if, after spending hours coming up with the perfect business name, someone copies your name? Can you stop more>>
Ambarish Deshpande
The rapid proliferation of smart devices such as smart phones, PDAs and lapto more>>

Management

Niranjan Neelamangalam
In today’s dynamic corporate scenario, the concepts of human capital and creating a talent pool have created their own... more>>

People Manager

C Mahalingam (Mali)
The Lasorda’s Law! Well that is what world’s one of the most leading thinkers, Dr Robert Sutton calls as key to being a... more>>

Buyer's Perspective

Vimali Swamy
The corporate world is undergoing a rapid transformation, thanks to ‘technology’ that is today touching every aspect of a... more>>
Vimali Swamy
Founded in 2008, Bangalore based Perfios offers an innovative Personal Finance Software Application that more>>

Tech Product

Hari Anil
HTC Wildfire S has arrived in India. This Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread powered phone has a 600 MHz processor and a 512 MB RAM.... more>>
Hari Anil
Price: IT-MHP-1080 Rs.4,349, IT-MHP-720 Rs.2875 Intex launched Mini Home Cinema. Mini Home Cinema is a high definition... more>>
Hari Anil
MVL Mobiles’ ultra slim touches screen phone, Sizero, now in India. This duel sim phone has a 2.8 inch full touch screen and... more>>
Hari Anil
rice: Rs.1,050 Amkette brought its Pearl, a Bluetooth mouse, to India. The mouse uses Bluetooth technology instead of USB... more>>
Hari Anil
Creative introduces a new addition to their Zen series of MP3 players, Zen m300. This player has a 1.45 inch TFT display and... more>>
Hari Anil
Price: Rs.2,361 Maxx Mobiles launched their new gaming phone, GLO MX388. The phone feature 250 preloaded games and... more>>

Tech Buzz

Hari Anil
Huawei, a global telecom solutions provider, has announced the ‘Maitree Scholarship Program’ as part of its Corporate... more>>
Hari Anil
By unveiling new Z210 CMT and SFF Workstations, 8460w, 8560w and 8760w EliteBook Mobile Workstations, HP recently kicked of... more>>
Hari Anil
Polaris Software Lab, a global Financial Technology Company, launched its first Cloud-Ready platform offering for the Insurance... more>>
Hari Anil
Renesas Mobile Corporation, a supplier of advanced cellular platforms and more>>
Hari Anil
mobility offering that provides anytime, anywhere access to personal desktops from mobile devices including tablets, net books,... more>>

Events

Nushin Naz
Using a mixture of technology and ingenuity, marketers more>>
Akanksha Ravindran
The Cloud Developers Conference 2011, organized by SiliconIndia exceeded expectations as the symposium gathered top flight... more>>
Nushin Naz
Gaming Conference India-2011 organized by SiliconIndia in Bangalore was a convergence of creative minds. more>>
Nushin Naz
SiliconIndia held the Global Embedded Conference India 2011 on 21st of May in Bangalore, a valuable and one of its kind... more>>

Venture Beat

ST Team
Sourcebits, a third party developer of mobile applications, raised a venture capital investment of Rs. 25 crore each more>>
ST Team
99lables.com, an e-commerce private sales portal, raised around Rs. 16 crore in funding from Info Edge. 99labels.com is a... more>>
ST Team
Online classifieds company, Quikr, has raised Rs. 36 crore in funding in a round led by Nokia Growth Partners with participatio more>>

In Focus

Anamika Sahu
At the beginning of 20th century Mahatma Gandhi said, "The soul of India lives in its villages," we are in the next century now... more>>
ST Team
Owning nearly a fifth of 1.5 million non-farm U.S. businesses owned by Asians operating the U.S. in 2007, Indians raked in over... more>>
ST Team
chapter announced the winners of the TiE50 2011 Awards, of which 18 companies are Indian founded. The awards were presented at... more>>
ST Team
The number of patents approved for Indian nationals is less in number than it is to foreigners, prompting the government to say... more>>
ST Team
Forbes has released its “Global 2000 lists” in which as many as 57 Indian compani more>>
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