Posts From Sunil Rajguru

The era of the PC assemblers

by May 17, 2022

Edited excerpts from an exhaustive video interview with Raj Saraf, Founder, Zenith Computers… “Somewhere in 1980, we started making computers. At the time apart from Zenith, we had HCL, Wipro, Nelco, …

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Indian computing in the pre-PC world

by May 16, 2022

Edited excerpts from an exhaustive video interview with Veer Sagar, Chairman, Selectronic India & Former President & CEO, DCM Data Systems… “In those days there was no IT Ministry. The Department …

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The relevance of PCQ for today’s generation

by May 13, 2022

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus, who lived from 536 BC to 476 BC, stated: Change is the only constant of life. That cliché remains as fresh about 2500 years later. As …

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PCQ as a tech influencer and the BBS culture

by May 11, 2022

Edited excerpts from an exhaustive video interview with Kishore Bhargava, CEO, Linkaxis Technologies… ”My earliest memory of PCQuest was around 1987 itself. We were trying to cover technology which was very …

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The advent of the PC in India in the 1980s

by May 11, 2022

Edited excerpts from an exhaustive video interview with Shyam Malhotra, former Executive Director of CyberMedia… “Like any other change, there were a few evangelists for the Personal Computer. A few people …

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Join the 35-year journey

by May 9, 2022

It’s great to be the Editor of the oldest technology magazine in India that boasts of a rich heritage of editors, writers, authors, contributors and reviewers. A brand that has …

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Musk, Twitter, money, free speech and global domination

by April 16, 2022

In 1995, Elon Musk co-founded the Global Link Information Network to help newspapers with city guides using the power of the early Internet. That became Zip2 and was taken over …

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Get live telecast, commentary & DRS for your local cricket match!

by March 16, 2022

Years back live telecast transformed international cricket and the innovations just kept coming like TV commentary, on screen scoreboards, replays (all of which we have taken for granted) followed by …

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The importance of tech sovereignty

by March 12, 2022

Your water, electricity and broadband are all given by Indian service providers. Your roads are built by Indian contractors. The offline world is by and large Indian. When it came …

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Virtualization of the human soul

by March 6, 2022

There is mobile evolution: 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, 6G… There is a technological evolution which is getting more and more pervasive in our lives. Then there is the evolution …

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Tech has led to more censorship

by February 6, 2022

If you look at the history of mankind, the voice of the common man has been getting louder and louder. For centuries at best he could shout in the town …

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TikTok right on top

by January 6, 2022

In 2014, the Chinese Musical.ly burst into the scene. With it you could create 15-60 second music videos. You could lip sync those music videos, record them in slow motion, speed them …

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We’ve entered the era of hyper digitalization

by December 17, 2021

We caught up with Dharmender Kapoor, CEO & MD, Birlasoft, and discussed a wide range of issues, including the balance required in the Work From Anywhere (WFA) culture, the serious …

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The A to Z of future tech trends

by December 8, 2021

If the smartphone was the single biggest game changer in the 2010s, it’s going to be techceleration (technological acceleration) as a result of Covid from hereon. The pandemic era boosted …

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The future is cloudy

by December 7, 2021

There was a popular joke when the pandemic broke out. A time traveller asks: What year is it? On hearing 2020, he remarks: Ah Year 1 of the pandemic! By …

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What if Zuckerberg is right?

by November 11, 2021

Facebook is now Meta. This is inspired by the metaverse. That seems to be the flavour of the season with Silicon Valley and even the Marvel Cinematic Universe branching out …

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Universal HealthTechCare

by November 11, 2021

Ever since the pandemic came one-and-a-half years ago, we have been fighting it, but now it appears we have the tools to counter the current and future pandemics. Winston Churchill …

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4 pillars of NXP’s future of cars: Sense, think, connect & act

by November 9, 2021

We caught up with Sanjay Gupta, NXP India Head, Vice President and India Managing Director. He talked about the changes taking place in the semiconductor industry as a result of …

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Cloud is a computing model more than a location #VMware

by November 9, 2021

We caught up with Ajay Patel, SVP/GM Modern Application Platform Business, VMware. He talked about the technological acceleration that took place post-Covid, the power of the multi-cloud, Kubernetes and Zero …

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IoT is not just about tech, but business #Samsung

by October 30, 2021

We caught up with Dr. Aloknath De, Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Samsung R&D Institute India – Bangalore. He spoke on the vast global Internet of Things (IoT) …

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