Twitter opens conversational ads to all advertisers

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 13:44

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) In a bid to drive brand conversations, micro-blogging website Twitter on Tuesday announced that all global advertisers can now use conversational ads and a new "Instant Unlock Card" that encourages people to tweet to unlock exclusive content.


Meizu's upcoming smartphone can control Alibaba's internet car

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 13:42

Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu's upcoming 'E' line of smartphones will be powered by Alibaba's YunOS and will be able to control the Roewe RX5 smart car jointly announced by Alibaba with SAIC Motor Corp.


Reliance Jio launch will spur data market development: Analysts

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 13:38

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With Reliance Jio rolling out its service soon, analysts feel it will catalyse the development of new powerful paradigms in India's data market, but also with incumbents having to think innovativsly to reverse slowing data revenue growth.


IBM Hybrid Cloud to bolster Vodafone India's customer engagement

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 12:44

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) IBM and Vodafone India on Tuesday announced a five-year agreement running into multi-million dollars where the software giant will manage IT services support for Vodafone India to facilitate a better customer engagement.


Unchanged interest rates not surprising: Moody's

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 11:58

Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to leave the policy interest rates untouched was in line with the predictable and transparent monetary policy, said global credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service.


Interest rates unchanged in Rajan's last monetary policy update

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 11:58

Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan kept key policy rates unchanged in his last monetary policy review on Tuesday with little elbow room for easing due to the country's retail inflation inching closer to the upper tolerance level of 6 percent.


LG G5: World's first modular smartphone will completely floor you (Tech Review)

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 11:56

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) While the world of technology is going ga-ga over the future of modular smartphones, South Korean electronics conglomerate LG has already translated the concept into reality with the G5 -- its flagship device that has upped the ante for other vendors in the customised smartphone market.


Rajan again holds rates in his last monetary policy update

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 11:16

Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan kept key policy rates unchanged in his last monetary policy review with little elbow room on account of the country's retail inflation inching closer to the upper tolerance level of 6 percent.


Struggling Twitter to rent out office space

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 09:54

New York, Aug 9 (IANS) The beleaguered micro-blogging website Twitter is looking to rent space at its headquarters in San Francisco to other companies.


Chinese shares open lower

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 08:16

Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Chinese stocks opened lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index down 0.1 per cent to open at 3,001.31 points.


Rajasthan woos Karnataka's industrialists, farmers for agri-tech meet

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 23:36

Bengaluru, Aug 8 (IANS) Seeking technology and investments in farm sector, Rajasthan on Monday invited industrialists and farmers from Karnataka to participate in the Global Rajasthan Agri-tech Meet (GRAM 2016) being held in Jaipur November 9-11.


Microsoft invites developers to use machine learning, data

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 23:04

Bengaluru, Aug 8 (IANS) Global software major Microsoft on Monday invited Indian developers to use its machine learning and data platforms for building digital products and solutions to transform businesses and drive inclusive growth.


Intel to pay Rs 16.5 cr property tax in Bengaluru

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 22:44

Bengaluru, Aug 8 (IANS) Global chip maker Intel would pay Rs 16.5 crore by August 28, as directed by the Karnataka High Court, to the city's civic corporation towards property tax arrears, an official said on Monday.


Electronic filing of IT returns sees three-fold growth

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 22:30

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Electronic filing of income tax (IT) returns grew more than three times as over 226.98 lakh e-returns were filed in the current fiscal till August 5 as compared to only 70.97 lakh for the same period in 2015-16, an official statement said on Monday.