Movie distribution houses are opting for YouTube to make content available for online streaming than setting up their own services to avoid costs and hassles of scaling.
Manan Kakkar surveys the technology market in India.
Telecommunication engineer with a keen interest in end-user technology and a News junkie, I share my thoughts while preparing for my Master's in Information Management.
Caleb lives in San Francisco and comes from a non-traditional background of molecular biology research and developing products and strategy for high-tech companies. He mostly covers the developing Indian technology market for ZDNET.
The Department of Telecommunication has asked the Defense Ministry to vacate another 80MHz for commercial telecommunication needs. According to DoT the sale of this spectrum can make close to $17.9 Billion for the government.
A Wikileaks cable released on the 23rd of April shows the US State Department's curiosity in India's UID program and a set of questions that they want answered.
Priced more than in the US, Samsung launches the Nexus S in India and Apple India is set to launch the iPad 2 sooner than expected.
Cultural differences in India and the US play an important role in the innovation and entrepreneurship segment in India. With VCs and Angel Investors eyeing college graduates, it is not long before we see undergraduates cranking out IT defining products in India, perhaps at the expense of their education.
With names like Sprint, Qualcomm, Bharti and Reliance making their moves for the next generation telecom tech, mergers and joint ventures with international companies are driving the investments and momentum for 4G.
One of India's leading BPO company, Genpact has acquired IT consulting company Headstrong for $550 million opening new markets and increase the Indian company's global presence.
Microsoft's Zune marketplace, the app store for Windows Phone 7 is now available in India. With the marketplace ready, Microsoft should be announcing the devices officially in India soon.
Sify's strategic deals with Gulf Bridge International and Saudi Telecom (part of the Europe-India Gateway) expands their reach in Africa and Middle East while strengthening their network capacity in India.
With citizens voluntarily sharing data about their lives on US based services like Facebook and Twitter, the data can be used as good leverage by the US government as it presents insights into several aspects of an individual's life.