• nubia Z17 Mini: Tough competition to Oppo, Vivo camera phones

    By Sourabh KuleshNew Delhi: The fight for camera performance has got intense in the mid-price segment, with Chinese smartphone makers Oppo and Vivo giving their best deals for the Indian consumers till date.Another camera-centric Chinese player, nubia, has joined the fray with the Z17 Mini that come...

  • Coming of age: Start-ups should move to next level, says Nasscom

    By Aparajita Gupta New Delhi: The Indian start-up ecosystem is evolving and it is time for stakeholders to move to the next level and collaborate with the external eco-system, says K.S. Vishwanathan, Vice President at Nasscom."It is now time for the companies to move to the next level of mid-stage a...

  • NetApp launches its first startup accelerator in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: US-based storage and data management company NetApp on Wednesday announced the launch of the NetApp Excellerator programme in Bengaluru, the companys first startup nurturing initiative in the country.The programme was launched at the new 15-acre NetApp campus here in the presence of IT ex...

  • Google to mentor six more Indian start-ups

    New Delhi/Bengaluru: Google on Wednesday said it will mentor six more Indian start-ups in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) at its developers' launchpad in San Francisco from July 17."Six Indian start-ups have been selected for the two-week mentorship bootcamp to help them learn...

  • Impact Guru partners with GlobalGiving to scale crowdfunding in India

    Bengaluru: Impact Guru, India's leading crowdfunding platform for NGOs, medical and personal causes, has entered into a strategic partnership with US and UK based GlobalGiving, the world's first and largest non-profit crowdfunding platform. "The partnership will enable vetted Indian NGOs and social...

  • Tier 2 cities come of age, make a mark in IT exports

    Submitted by Kumuda on Tue, 2016-11-29 19:51 Bengaluru: Guess how much Tier 2 cities in Karnataka contribute to the state’s share in India’s IT exports.A whopping Rs 4,000 crores, that is how much! It may be only 3.75 per cent per cent of the state’s entire exports worth 1.25 lakh rupees,...

  • Where has 'Freedom 251', world's cheapest smartphone, disappeared?

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-11-29 12:23 New Delhi: If you are among those who pre-booked the world's cheapest smartphone at Rs 251 (less than $4) and are yet to hear from its Noida-based makers, you are not alone. The promise of delivering "nearly 200,000 Freedom 251 handsets" has fal...

  • Looking to increase productivity of your firm? Try the ‘Oye10’ app

    Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-11-25 10:12 Bengaluru: Employers looking to increase productivity have a new option: the 'Oye10' app. The app helps industries track their employees and monitor their work hours, thereby helping firms increase their efficiency.Speaking to Bfirst.in, Dr Jose...

  • Want to know which ATM is dispensing cash? Try this app

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-11-16 18:14 Bengaluru: Cashless Bengalureans have a new saviour at their disposal: a new ATM locating app. But this is not just your usual ATM locater. The app highlights ATMs that are dispensing money in the city and also the number of people standing in q...

  • Xiaomi unveils Air Purifier 2, Mi Band 2 in India

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-09-21 16:04 The Rs 9,999 Mi Air Purifier 2 will be available on Mi.com starting September 26 and will be available on Flipkart, starting October 2New Delhi: Chinese multinational company Xiaomi on Wednesday launched a new smart home product Mi Air Purifie...

  • App-based cab services push 'kaali-peelis' to the brink

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-09-20 16:01 Dileep with his taxiNew Delhi: The age-old proverb "old is gold" may not hold true for traditional black-yellow taxis any more, given the people's increasing preference for app-based cab services for intra-city movements.And, why not? After al...

  • Karnataka to sponsor 25 stalls for start-ups at Bengaluru expo

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-09-06 19:43 Bengaluru: The Karnataka government will sponsor 25 start-ups to showcase their products and services at the 'India Gadgetz Expo' (IGE 2016) in this tech hub from October 5-7 to promote the start-ups ecosystem."The Information Technology and Bio...