The one area in which India has long been able to claim superiority over China is in software services. This too will end if China has its way and India fails to innovate.
New Tech for Old India
New Delhi-based Rajiv Rao examines how technological advances can bring improvements across India.
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.
With the Chinese players serious about invading the Indian smartphone turf and local companies like Micromax well entrenched, the country is going to see an all-out contest for the consumer.
Forus Healthcare's '3nethra' device can revolutionize ophthalmology in the developing world, more proof that venture capitalists in India don't have to be frightened of tech products.
The country needs to work furiously to ensure that its younger generations are employable in the next decade, as signs show a worsening skills shortage.
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.
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.
GPS tracking via an Android app may transform the often-cursed auto experience in the country into a dependable one.
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.
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.
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.