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Jio customers to remain loyal even with paid services: Report Jio customers to remain loyal even with paid services: Report

As Jio will make its services paid from April 1, 2017, it was thought that many customers may stop subscribing to it, but a research conducted by brokerage firm Bernstein showed opposite trend.

Parl panel pulls up DoT over ineffective penalty clauses Parl panel pulls up DoT over ineffective penalty clauses

A parliamentary panel has pulled up DoT for failing to incorporate effective penalty clauses in agreements for shared mobile infrastructure scheme that led to roll-out delays, and expressed concern on non-recovery of penalty and outstanding dues.

Huawei's Honor brand tops Chinese online smartphone market; Xiaomi at second spot Huawei's Honor brand tops Chinese online smartphone market; Xiaomi at second spot

With these numbers, Honor gained 23 percent market share, registering an increase of 18.8 percent as compared to January last year.

India fast adopting IoT to improve customer experience

India ranks the second highest in Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled customer maturity compared with other Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets, a new report revealed on Tuesday.

TRAI asks global SIM card cos to explain poor service quality

International SIM card and global calling card companies have caught the attention of telecom regulator TRAI over instances of unsatisfactory service quality provided to consumers when they are travelling abroad.

'Flash mob' colours Google's Holi Doodle 'Flash mob' colours Google's Holi Doodle

Google on Monday celebrated with a special animated Doodle showing a `flash mob` spraying a young onlooker with vibrant colours.  

Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles

Israel-based cyber security firm Check Point has detected a malware that is not downloaded due to users` use but is already present in Android device.

Digital to overtake traditional mediums by 2021-22: EY Digital to overtake traditional mediums by 2021-22: EY

Digital mediums are likely to surpass traditional ones by 2021-22, when smart phone and broadband penetration increases in the country, according to EY India.

BSNL to tie-up with cable operators to provide broadband services BSNL to tie-up with cable operators to provide broadband services

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will soon be tying up with local cable network operators in Telangana to provide broadband services to its customers.

Smartphone PIN can be extracted from heat traces of fingers Smartphone PIN can be extracted from heat traces of fingers

The heat traces left on the smartphone screen after typing the PIN or swiping a pattern could give away your secret code, warn researchers.

Social media backlash compels Paytm roll back top-up charges Social media backlash compels Paytm roll back top-up charges

China's Alibaba-backed Paytm on Friday cited the outcry on social media as a reason for rolling back 2 per cent charge that it levied on money loaded in the wallet using credit cards.

Facebook users live in their own news bubble: Report Facebook users live in their own news bubble: Report

Users of the social networking site Facebook are likely to interact with a small number of news sources, despite a plethora of outlets to choose from, a new study suggests.

NPCI says rectified technical glitch that delayed EMIs

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Thursday said it has rectified the technical glitch that delayed deduction of equated monthly instalments (EMIs) of some bank customers in the past few days.

 Alibaba launches India-specific content platform Alibaba launches India-specific content platform

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday announced the launch of an India-specific content platform -- We-Media Reward Plan 2 -- with an initial investment of Rs 5 crore, as part of its plan to invest Rs 200 crore over the next two years to drive content distribution in the country.

Veritas, Google join hands to manage data in Cloud Veritas, Google join hands to manage data in Cloud

Information management company Veritas on Wednesday announced a strategic partnership with Google to provide joint customers with 360 data management capabilities that reduce data storage costs, increase compliance and accelerate the customer`s journey to Google Cloud platform.

Web portal to guide traders on GST regime Web portal to guide traders on GST regime

A web portal to help traders and other stakeholders transition to the upcoming Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime has been launched.

Hotstar, Zapr announces strategic partnership; to drive mobile audience analytics in India Hotstar, Zapr announces strategic partnership; to drive mobile audience analytics in India

India`s leading OTT platforms Hotstar and Zapr Media Labs, a Bangalore based media tech company, today announced a strategic partnership to drive the next wave of mobile audience analytics in India.

 

Netflix plays big on India, offers OTT via top d2h, mobile platforms Netflix plays big on India, offers OTT via top d2h, mobile platforms

Aiming to bring more locally-produced series and films to its Indian viewers, global internet TV network Netflix on Monday announced strategic partnerships with Airtel, Videocon d2h and Vodafone. The move is to offer Netflix services over the top (OTT) through these companies` direct-to-home and mobile platforms.

Microsoft's Azure Stack TP3 Hybrid Cloud available in India Microsoft's Azure Stack TP3 Hybrid Cloud available in India

Microsoft on Monday announced that its hybrid-cloud solution "Azure Stack Technical Preview 3 (TP3)" is now available for Indian businesses which enables customers run Azure Cloud in on-premise environments with pay-as-you-use pricing.

Mobile World Congress to be held in India on September 27 Mobile World Congress to be held in India on September 27

India will organize its first mobile congress in September with a special focus on reaching out to the South East Asian markets. ”There is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and an edition in Shanghai. There is nothing in between for South East Asia. India is emerging as one of the global leaders in telecom which we will also showcase in the Indian Mobile Congress,” COAI Director General Rajan S Mathews told PTI.

India added 268.9 million new Internet users since 2014: Adobe India added 268.9 million new Internet users since 2014: Adobe

India accounted for more than half of the 500-million new Internet users globally who have come on board in the last three years, a report by software firm Adobe said on Sunday.

It's reality now: Green 3D-printing arrives

The effect of 3D printing on the environment is well-known, but now a recent study has shown that plants may offer a green solution.

All-new WhatsApp updates coming soon, may include video-conferencing too! All-new WhatsApp updates coming soon, may include video-conferencing too!

WhatsApp's competitive streak is on-the-go adding more features upping the convenience quotient of the app.

98% of government payments in 2016-17 made digitally, says CGA 98% of government payments in 2016-17 made digitally, says CGA

Controller General of Accounts (CGA) Archana Nigam has said that 98 per cent of the total government transactions in the current fiscal, pegged at Rs 6.05 lakh crore in terms of value, have happened through the digital route.

Nokia, Airtel join hands on 5G, IoT applications Nokia, Airtel join hands on 5G, IoT applications

In order to create a strategic roadmap for network evolution to the 5G technology standard and Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled devices, Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia and India`s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel on Wednesday joined hands.

Govt asks all banks to provide mobile banking facility by March 31 Govt asks all banks to provide mobile banking facility by March 31

In a bid to push digital transactions, the government has asked all banks to provide mobile banking facility to all customers by March 31.

India should use 5G technology to solve developmental problems: TRAI Chief India should use 5G technology to solve developmental problems: TRAI Chief

India must make the most from the diverse applications under the upcoming 5G technology to solve some of its developmental problems in areas such as transport and agriculture, TRAI chairman RS Sharma has said.

This train will take you from Mumbai to Bengaluru in just 50 minutes! But, Does India need it? This train will take you from Mumbai to Bengaluru in just 50 minutes! But, Does India need it?

Hyperloop One sees India as among the top three markets for its super-fast transportation solution and is ready to invest "billions of dollars" in the country, CEO Rob Llyod said.

Reliance Jio bringing 5G mobile connectivity in partnership with Samsung Reliance Jio bringing 5G mobile connectivity in partnership with Samsung

Reliance Jio tied up with Samsung at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona and announced an ‘I&G (Infill & Growth) Project’aiming to bring 5G connectivity to India.

 HTT in talks with 5 states for high-speed travel network HTT in talks with 5 states for high-speed travel network

US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) is in talks with five Indian states to build a high-speed travel network and will also raise USD 100 million to invest in the country.