The Indian government's plans for an indigenous operating system has gained momentum and now has a dedicated team of 50 software engineers from the defense organization.
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 companies and the equipment being used for India's UID project and the procedure to get one.
Reliance Communication becomes the first private operator to launch 3G services to the public, while Aircel plans on investing up to $500 Million for their 3G services.
According to IDC India's Q2 report, Nokia's market share has come down to 36.3% which is a 20% drop since last year.
An ambitious project for the government of India headed by Nandan Nilekani (was Infosys co-Chairman and now chairman for the Unique Identification Authority of India) is all set for roll out tomorrow. The 12 digit unique identification number is much like the Social Security Number for US residents.
Jet Airways as part of a $62 Million deal is outsourcing their IT backend to IBM for a contract period of 10 years.
Bharti Enterprises' subsidiary, Beetel to introduce economical feature handsets in India. Acquisition of Zain telecomm in Africa and being a part of one f the biggest telecomm carrier (Airtel) makes them a powerful competitor.
Earlier this year Microsoft and HP got into a strategic partnership to provide businesses with end-to-end cloud solutions. Times of India says India’s Small and Medium Business segment will be able to leverage this partnership.
When talking about smartphones and the mobile market there’s always a joke about Nokia’s ability---or rather inability---to penetrate into the high-end segment that Apple dominates. But there's a potentially bigger market at stake in developing countries.
Bangalore-based EC Media has launched India's first ebook reader, Wink. The ebook reader has been launched along with an ebook store for users to purchase books from.