Around 8 million shopped online in 2012, said Google India. Its study also shows mobile phones are increasingly driving the surge in online shopping, which is expected to see exponential growth in 2013.
India: Its size, its people, its coming of age.
India needs to reduce reliance on imports, as the Indian electronic system design and manufacturing industry promises to deliver a growth of 9.9 percent per year.
The Unique Identification Authority of India has signed up 250 million Aadhaar users currently, and it hopes as more people come onboard, there will be a "ripple effect" on online and mobile commerce.
Following the brutal gang-rape of a young female student in Delhi on Dec. 16, the country's IT industry has come up with applications to ensure the safety of women in Indian cities.
A recent study points out that every third smartphone user in India is using an Android-based handset to access live entertainment content online. The second-most popular platform is Symbian, followed by Blackberry.
The Indian IT services giant beats analyst expectations after a long time. It posts flat third quarter net profit, while raising its revenue forecast for the current financial year, ending Mar. 31.
Social media and 24/7 news coverage help public protests grow larger, but it is wisdom, not knowledge, that is needed to fuel positive change among India's government and citizenry.
Tech gadgets alone will bring limited gains, but a holistic strategy combining teacher training, high-quality digital content and observing best practices offer better value in the classroom.
A recent study indicates enterprises in sectors such as banking and financial services, healthcare, ICT and government are expected to be major cloud adopters in the country.
India's ruling government is making cash transfers an important pillar in its 2014 election strategy, and while others might call it bribery, citizens shouldn't complain if such initiatives help reduce corruption.