Editorials

Demonetization: A Nightmare for the Common Populace

November 22, 2016

Demonetization which was termed as a punishment for black money hoarders has now turned into an unforgettable nightmare for the common populace. When Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev ordered to remove large-ruble ...

The Era of Mass Manipulation: Governing Thought in the Age of Social Media

November 21, 2016

Popular social media platform Facebook has been criticized by users for promoting fake news content on its website. It became mired in controversy after some users complained that fake news ...

Currency Note Ban: How Digital Platforms Have Saved the Trade Fair This Year

November 21, 2016

  The 36th India International Trade Fair opened for public on Saturday in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi with understandably rounded off ticket charges (down from Rs 120 to Rs 100 and ...

Redefining the Quality and Mobility Offerings in “The Country”

November 15, 2016

We spoke to Sudhir Kumar, CEO, Itel Mobile India, about the company’s strategy and roadmap and how they can bolster supply chain and helps ...

Why Paytm Karo is not an option for every Indian

November 13, 2016

The latest advertisement by Paytm which urges people to use their wallet service is nothing but a mockery of the Indian economic system. According to the advertisement, the domestic help ...

Rs 500 and Rs 1000 Currency Note Ban: IT Hubs to Witness Drop in Sales

November 9, 2016

So the bombshell was dropped at the stroke of midnight in what is being increasingly called India’s 9/11 moment. The government has in one stroke sucked wealth of the very ...

GST: Rate Slabs Not Finalised Yet for IT Products and Services

November 4, 2016

Four tax slabs were announced yesterday as part of GST: 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%, which is more or less what experts had been predicting all along. There is a ...

IT-Electronics Industry Leaders Hopeful of all-round Positive Impact of GST

November 3, 2016

The much awaited and talked about GST regime in India is finally attaining certainty with a four-slab GST tax structure of 6, 12, 18 and 26 per cent being mooted ...

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Tech Essentials to Empower A Growing Business

October 27, 2016

Can you imagine a business today that does not depend on technology for its day-to-day operations? Further, could you even think of expanding your footprint or even surviving in future ...

Is Connected System Hype or Reality?

October 21, 2016

From wearable electronics to machine condition monitoring, from home automation to smart factories, connected systems are promising more reliable systems, increased efficiency, convenience and of course, better quality of life. ...

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GST Rollout Needs a Change in the SME Mindset Than Just Technology

October 14, 2016

It’s been converted into a law and it’s going to hit upon us come 1st April. This big It is GST. There’s no escape for small business traders who are ...

Cloud-based Platforms Helping Indian SMBs to Increase its Revenues

July 21, 2016

According to a latest study by Zinnov, India has the largest number of SMBs globally numbering 48.8 million. The report highlighted that the Indian SMB space today is largely dominated ...

Bots: Making Up the Future or Breaking it?

July 11, 2016

Bots have been the newsmakers of early 2016 and many key developments have attracted attention from the tech world. These automated computer programs simulate online conversations with people by answering ...

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India Not Smart Yet for Smart Cities

July 8, 2016

India still finds it difficult to deliver necessary amenities like water, power, and proper roads to its citizens even almost seven decades after independence. Urban planning and execution is always ...

Indian Startups Need Lessons from Their Israeli Counterparts

June 26, 2016

Quite a lot has already been written about the fact that Israel, a small country with slightly over 8 million people, has earned the tag of being a startup nation ...

IT Deployments: Then and Now

June 20, 2016

There’s a stark difference between the IT implementations that were happening a few years ago vs those that are happening nowadays. Instead of focusing on routine IT infrastructure related projects, ...

Big Data and Algorithms: A Prescription for Success

June 9, 2016

As companies start using more digital channels and IoT, they’ll have no other choice but to start analyzing all incoming data with powerful algorithms, in order to stay competitive. Big ...

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From Captain Crunch to Stuxnet: Five Hacks That Are Totally Insane

June 1, 2016

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In the early 70s John Draper made a long-distance call for free by blowing a precise tone into a telephone which opened the phone system’s line. He ...

From Barter to Digital: How Mobile Wallets are changing the Digital Payment Landscape?

May 31, 2016

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India as a nation, has witnessed different eras of economy. Starting from the trading economy where the exchange of goods through barter system was very prominent and ...

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Innovate or Wither: Why Indian Startups Fail?

May 31, 2016

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Indian startup TinyOwl, a restaurant delivery service that had raised more than $27 million from investors like Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners, has stopped its service in ...