• 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...

  • Students develop app to prevent theft of smartphones while charging

    Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-08-29 11:00 Mysuru: Students of GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women have developed an app to prevent theft of smartphones.The app ‘Plug Me Not’ triggers an alarm if anyone other than the owner tries to unplug the phone while being charged...

  • Indian entrepreneur sets up e-commerce portal for Africans

    Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-08-19 14:13 Accra (Ghana): Online retailing is the future in Africa, says 25-year-old Rahul Kalra, from India's financial capital Mumbai. Kalra believes that by 2025 e-commerce will be the way most Africans shop for a whole range of products.It comes as no ...

  • Why this app brings North Easterns closer home

    Submitted by alvin on Sun, 2016-08-14 11:01 Bengaluru: Living far away from their home and adjusting to different food culture has always been the most toughtest choice that North Easterns in Bengaluru (or in any part of the country) have made. They seldom find restaurants that serve thei...

  • How the world’s 1st Six Sigma consultancy firm created software!

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-08-03 10:57 Truemen. The world’s first recruitment consultancy to be Six Sigma compliant, the world's youngest HR company to be ISO certified, and a company which has a clientele of the best companies around. You would not expect a dyed in the wool HR and r...

  • Track your valuables with this wireless device

    Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-07-18 18:57 Bengaluru: Bengaluru-based startup Gida on Monday launched a tiny wireless device that can be attached to valuables like keys and wallet and users can track these with smartphones.Called Yoky tag, the Rs 999 device has a maximum range of 150 fee...