• Walmart to open 50 new stores in India soon

    Hyderabad: Global retail giant Walmart will set up 50 new stores across India over the next three to four years, a top company official said on Saturday.The new stores would include 10 in Telangana, for which the US retailer signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the state government.It wil...

  • Samsung regains top spot in Q1 smartphone market

    Seoul: South Korean giant Samsung Electronics regained the top status in the global smartphone market in the first quarter of the year, even before the release of its flagship Galaxy S8, a report said on Saturday.According to market research firm IDC, the South Korean tech giant sold about 7.9 milli...

  • Google CEO Pichai doubles his pay package

    New York: Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai received a stock award of $198.7 million in 2016, almost double his 2015 stock award of $99.8 million, a media report said.That brought his total compensation in 2016 to $199.7 million, almost twice the $100.6 million he earned in 2015.Pichai received ...

  • After US, Iran, India now eyes Japan, S. Korea for mango exports

    New Delhi: After scoring success with the US, Australia and Iran, India is now eyeing the untapped Japanese and South Korean markets for exporting mangoes, a top official has said."Basically, mangoes from Thailand are mostly consumed in the (Far Eastern) region, including China. We have found that t...

  • Apple experimenting with wireless charging via Wi-Fi router

    San Francisco: US tech giant Apple is experimenting with wireless charging technologies that could see users charge their iPhones with a Wi-Fi router."Apple's patent application for 'Wireless Charging and Communications Systems With Dual-Frequency Patch Antennas' is a method for transferring power t...

  • New ICC model to reduce BCCI revenue share

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced a new financial model that will reduce the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) share of ICC revenue to a large extent and will allocate more resources to several other Full Member nations of the game's world governing bo...

  • Now Northeast set to boost India's global IT business

    Agartala: The northeastern region, long considered backward in growth and business terms, is poised to add heft to India's dominant position in global software exports and the IT industry, a top official said"Aiming to further boost India's software exports and strengthen the IT industry, six IT par...

  • India can bolster Snapchat's prospects as Facebook goes after it

    New Delhi: Founded in 2004, Facebook -- on track to hit two billion active monthly users this year -- is now the fifth-largest US firm by market capitalisation (exceeding $400 billion) and owns the world's most popular apps: WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger.On the other hand, popular image messagin...

  • iVOOMi launches two affordable smartphones in India

    New Delhi: Chinese electronic major iVOOMi on Tuesday launched two new affordable smartphones -- Me 1 and Me 1+ -- in its "ME" series at Rs 3,999 and Rs 4,999, respectively.Both the devices come with a 5-inch HD IPS display along with 2.5D curve glass. These also run on Android Marshmallow 6 o...

  • Google introduces Indian language support across products

    New Delhi: Aiming to bring a billion people online and make the web more useful for them, Google India on Tuesday announced a new set of products and features for the Indian languages.Google Translate will now use Google's new "Neural Machine Translation" technology to translate between English and ...

  • Apple iPhone 8 may face two-month delay

    New York: Owing to the complications in adding edge-to-edge screen for their new upgrades, Apple's iPhone 8 may be delayed up to two months, a media report said.According to a report in Fortune late on Monday, the usual September launch may be delayed to October or November because of the complicati...

  • Infosys opens delivery centre in Croatia

    Bengaluru: Infosys Ltd has opened a delivery centre in Croatia to offer research and development (R&D) and engineering services to its global clients in Eastern Europe, said the software major on Tuesday."The delivery centre marks our expansion into Eastern Europe's heavy engineering sector, mee...