Rajiv Rao

Rajiv is a journalist and filmmaker based out of New Delhi who is interested in how new technologies, innovation, and disruptive business forces are shaking things up in India.

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HCL-CSC alliance signals potential merger

The partnership between the Indian and US companies may seem to be a straightforward bid for greater market access, but some think there's more to it than that on the horizon.

January 19, 2014 by Rajiv Rao

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India's Micromax wants to conquer the world

In just a few years, Micromax has grabbed the second largest market share in smartphones in India, and is poised to enter Russia in a big way. Its latest gambit for world supremacy: The LapTab.

January 15, 2014 by Rajiv Rao

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Solar better than nuclear for India: Experts

In the race to fix the widening shortfall of power in India, many say that alternative sources like solar and even wind are becoming cheaper by the day, especially when measured up against the prime minister's pet project, nuclear plants.

January 13, 2014 by Rajiv Rao

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Ronnie goes shopping for groceries

Ronnie Screwvala, founder of Indian production juggernaut UTV, which was sold to Disney recently, has made two high-profile investments in the internet space. This is the second of two blog pieces that discuss them.

January 12, 2014 by Rajiv Rao

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Ronnie goes shopping for lingerie

Ronnie Screwvala, founder of Indian production juggernaut UTV which was sold to Disney recently, has made two high-profile investments in the internet space. This is the first of two blog pieces that discuss them.

January 9, 2014 by Rajiv Rao

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The future of Indian tech recruitment

Indian techie hires are beginning to get assessed on raw coding abilities rather than degrees and certificates, ushering a potential new dawn for tech hiring

January 9, 2014 by Rajiv Rao

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