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November-2009 issue
Cover Story
Author: ST Team
With Internet users in India soaring to 50 million, retail on Internet is witnessing very positive growth trends. Witnessing the trend The SmartTechie announces the prestigious "Top 25 Most Promising E-Commerce Companies". more>>

Guru Talk

Suresh Elangovan
Living with shattered dreams could do more damage than chain smoking (statutory warning), and of course not a nice feeling one... more>>

Top 25 Most Promising E-Commerce Companies

Sikta Samantaray
Started as a brainchild of a technology entrepreneur Manu Agarwal, Naaptol, has well established itself as a pioneering... more>>
Sudarshan Kumar
New Jersey based eRevMax is playing a key role in creating a wide range of technology products for the worldwide hospitality... more>>
Benny Thomas
In the growing e-commerce industry, Quikr wants to create a place for itself by offering the 'quickest' deals to the users. more>>
Sikta Samantaray
At a time when online shopping has become a norm of the day, PricesBolo ensures that an online shopper does not lose out on the... more>>
Benny Thomas
Security concerns affects every website in the e-commerce realm. Thanks to E-Billing Solutions (EBS), these websites can heave... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Buying sports goods has become an easy task with Playgroundonline, which promises to offer buyers the best deals online. more>>
Eureka Bharali
Founded in 2001, mjunction today boasts of an annual transaction value of Rs.15,000 crore and more than Rs.52,000 crore since... more>>
Benny Thomas
Travel on your mind? Yatra promises to offer the best travel deals through its website, 24 hour call centre and 15 retail... more>>
Ojas Sharma
Deepak Gullapalli founded Ace2Three.com offers Rummy enthusiasts the option of playing the game online with their family and... more>>

Technology

Amitava Ghosh
Building a strong community around your services should be of equal focus as of the cutting edge services or information you... more>>
Sachin Pathak
The EDA industry has taken a wake up call and has taken a step towards developing parallel and multi-core computation capable... more>>
Sridharan Mani
Nobody can deny the advantages of using Nuclear power for generating power but one should also not forget how harmful radiation... more>>
Nirmallya Mukherjee
Cloud Computing has become the latest buzzword in the computing world and through this article Nirmallya Mukherjee tries to... more>>

Business

Zoya Anna Thomas
Though the tech community with the first impression of Windows 7 has showered rave reviews on the OS, it is yet to be confirmed... more>>
Pradeep Janakiraman
Nowadays, there is a need of good management practices to make swift decisions to survive competition. more>>
Raghunath Vijayaraghavan
The mobile media is gaining momentum and with the 3G policy being announced shortly by the government, marketing is set to... more>>

VC talk

Arvin Babu
Technology plays a crucial role in delivering services all the sectors in a cost effective manner to the majority of the... more>>

Tech Tracker

Eureka Bharali
IBM has come out with the cloud based email service called LotusLive iNotes. more>>
Eureka Bharali
To solve the nuisance of charging, the electronic device manufacturer Sony has launched a device, which allows powering your... more>>
Eureka Bharali
The Japanese Linux vendor Plat’Home, is flaunting a Web server that weighs eight ounces and is small enough to fit into... more>>
Eureka Bharali
A team of Indian engineers will unleash a nano chip, named as Ni-MgO, can store up to 20 high-definition DVDs or 250 million... more>>

Movers and Shakers

Sikta Samantaray
Vivek Tyagi has recently taken over as Country Manager – Sales, for the India operations of Freescale Semiconductor. He will... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
A results-driven sales enthusiast, Nandakumar has been recently appointed as Vice President of Sales for Kesay's India... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
A senior business leader with over 24 years of business management experience, Rothin Bhattacharyya is considered a thoughtful... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Som Sarma is recently appointed as the Global IT Services Head in 3i Infotech. He will be responsible for expanding the global... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Sushil Bandi has been recently appointed as the Country Manager of Western Digital (WD) for the Indian subcontinent. He will be... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Samartha Raghava Nagabhushanam, the Founding Director of Kyocera Wireless India (KYI) which MindTree acquired recently, will... more>>

STARTUP CITY

Benny Thomas
VirtualWire builds a UltraWideBand (UWB) based wireless chip telecom equipment manufacturers. more>>

Tech Buzz

Zoya Anna Thomas
Telenor is set to roll out its pan-India operations by the year-end under the brand UniNor. more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
Pace India sets up its first embedded systems lab in RV College of Engineering, Bangalore more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
Bosch Security Systems is likely to supply security systems for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
AT&T is ready to re-enter the expanding Indian telecom market after exiting it five years ago. more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
Unlike other websites in India, Traveltechie researches, publishes, and emails the best 25 travel deals every week with the... more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
Aptech came up with Digital Language Lab to help professionals to learn English without feeling shy. more>>

Tech Product

Ojas Sharma
World's first 3D camera is now available for consumers more>>
Ojas Sharma
A wireless charger for your iPhone that takes the same amount of time as the normal charger. more>>
Ojas Sharma
Karbonn mobile have entered Indian market with high quality phones at an affordable price. more>>
Ojas Sharma
A digital pen that plays back what you write. more>>

Management

Sudheesh Venkatesh
An ideal workplace is the outcome of key people promises being fulfilled – an interesting job, a manager who supports, an... more>>

Event

Ojas Sharma
The fear of losing control over one’s company is one of the reasons why many entrepreneurs hesitate to be VC-funded. more>>

Woman Achiever

Eureka Bharali
Read about Sridevi Koneru, a woman with a competitive spirit and courageous outlook, who drives the career of 120 employees as... more>>

People Manager

C. Mahalingam
The old paradigm in management was that managers would use their positional power to get things done by the people. In the... more>>

In Focus

ST Team
15-year-old Sarojini Mahajan's idea of using human pulse to charge a cell phone was picked up by Stanford University. more>>
ST Team
Indian IT majors are taking the route of merger and acquisition (M&A) to expand their business capabilities. more>>
ST Team
IT companies are scrambling to react and optimize their offshore spend after the global slowdown hit the IT budgets with full... more>>
ST Team
Many VC firms ramp up their investments to increase the portfolio with Indian companies. more>>
ST Team
Many companies have banned social networking websites, fearing security attacks and the distraction caused by such sites. more>>
ST Team
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, an Indfian origin scientist shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year with Thomas A. Steitz and... more>>
ST Team
The research firm Forrester has asked the Enterprise Architects (EA) to build a list of technologies to watch, for Chief... more>>
ST Team
Two decade old $60 billion Indian IT firms shown its disinterest in the acquisition of big firms. more>>

Engineer's Diaries

Devarchit Varma
Read about Ramanadh Yerubandi, an Associate Solution Designer at CanvasM Technologies with 5+ years of experience. more>>
Devarchit Varma
Read about J. Goldston Raja, a Senior Software Engineer at Quinnox. more>>
Devarchit Varma
Read about Rekha Laxmi R, Quality Assurance Engineer from Pramata Knowledge Solutions. more>>

Editor's Desk

Pradeep Shankar
Looking at the e-commerce landscape in India, only nine per cent of the 35.09 million Internet users buy products online as... more>>
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