Finance Minister P. Chidambaram urges the country's tax collectors to tap IT tools to reach target of collecting 100 percent taxes.
India: Its size, its people, its coming of age.
The Society to Create Awareness Towards Life and Environment is hoping the introduction of the ECOgrade degradable bags will help wean Indian consumers off the need for plastic ones.
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) is a hot area in the education sector and Mettl wants a share of the pie, touting its test platform leaves no scope for copying or cheating.
Country sees a 92 percent increase in mobile data traffic last year, driven by both 2G and 3G services, reveals MBit Index study.
3G connectivity has improved across India, with Vodafone India's 50 percent jump in data-related revenues for its latest fiscal year an indicator of the improving network quality.
Online viewership of Indian Premier League Season 6 increased by 52 percent this year. Even users in tier 2 and tier 3 cities are increasingly viewing cricket on their mobile devices.
Over the last few months, several IT companies and telcos have launched desktop virtualization, mobility management and enterprise security tools designed for BYOD.
The country is second only to Brazil in trusting technology enough to completely control vehicles. China was third, while Japan ranked 10th. Globally about 6 in 10 on average trust driverless cars.
Big data, cloud, social, and mobility are finding business use cases and bringing a paradigm shift in the way IT impacts organizations, pushing India's spending in IT infrastructure to US$2.3 billion by 2014.
Once again, there is talk of merging the two struggling public sector telecom behemoths to revive their fortunes. But benefits won't begin to show till the government spells out a new role for them.
Meru Cab, a leading radio cab service in India, sends regular SMS alerts to friends of the traveler to ensure the safety of passengers, especially women. The service has found many takers.
Goof ups and mindset changes need to be addressed in order for success in roll out of cash transfer schemes linked to Aadhaar, the government issued individual ID numbers.
Amid proposals to tighten requirements, the National Foundation for American Policy argues doing so could be a "serious mistake" since the H-1B temporary visas allow high-skilled foreign nationals to work in the U.S. and benefit the overall economy.
Both state-run telcos were created to increase teledensity in urban and rural India, but with this aim achieved and bottomlines plummeting, the government will find it tough to revive the two entities.
Monster India partners Wage Indicator Foundation to offer a benchmarking tool for IT professionals to compare wages and other labor-related areas both domestically as well as in the global marketplace.