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Nokia-3310

All you die-hard Nokia lovers who are still living in nostalgia – rejoice! Nokia is bringing back its iconic Nokia 3310 feature phone in a new avatar – colourful, contemporary and still very affordable. Announcing the launch at the Mobile World Congress 2017, Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, the Finnish company that holds the rights to market the ‘Nokia’ brand of phones, said that the company took the decision to re-launch the [...]

Flipkart, Microsoft Announce Cloud Partnership in India

Home-grown e-commerce major Flipkart has just announced that it has entered into a strategic relationship with technology giant Microsoft, for adopting Microsoft Azure as its cloud computing platform. The development is good news for both Flipkart, which has continued to grow rapidly in the e-commerce space in India, and for Microsoft. The latter will be able to further demonstrate benefits of cloud computing to the industry, on how companies can leverage the cloud to cut [...]

ISRO Launches 104 Satellites at one go

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched a record 104 satellites in one go on Wednesday morning, February 15, 2017, on board a single rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. India’s dependable workhorse, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), set out on its 39th flight after the Mission Readiness Review committee and Launch Authorisation Board gave its approval for lift off, ISRO said. With a payload of 104 satellites, [...]

Tesla To Launch Its Electric Car in India

In a response to a tweet by an Indian car enthusiast, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla was indeed planning a summer 2017 launch in India. That’s great news as the company has managed to generate massive global interest in its electric car and battery technology. Car enthusiasts can’t wait to get their hands on a Tesla car. But going beyond the excitement, is a question we need to ask ourselves: Is the country ready [...]

OPPO A57 new Selfie Centric Smartphone in India

  OPPO has had a good run in India and 2016 was a good year for the company. OPPO has positioned itself as a selfie-centric smartphone maker and has been riding the smartphone wave in India. The company is now all set to launch the OPPO A57 in India on 3 February after a successful opening in China in November 2016. OPPO A57 is a phone that is going to delight selfie lovers and OPPO [...]

Submarine Khanderi Added to Indian Navy

Indian Navy saw the addition of a new submarine to its fleet of 15 submarines, with the launch of Khanderi, India’s second French-designed Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarine. The launch took place at Mumbai’s Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited today, January 12, 2017. The Indian Navy operates 13 conventionally powered submarines and two nuclear submarines and the launch of Khanderi under the Scorpene project comes as a welcome news, as it is critical for the Navy’s growth. [...]

Is-Artificial-Intelligence-the-Real-Thing-for-India

  These days in India, and around the world, people are using artificial intelligence (AI) in order to look through numbers and data and then understand and group them together into a more coherent whole so that they may be utilized better. In fact, it is being said that the technology is heading towards all-pervasive usage at a rate of knots. The term AI itself can be defined as an effort to get computers to [...]

Gadgets Review 2016

Technology is driving gadgets and gadgets are driving consumer demand. 2016 was yet another year full of exciting gadget launches that demonstrated the best in technology application. The Indian consumer, especially the younger generation of gadget users, have become very aware of the latest in tech developments, and are seeking out products the moment they hit the market. Here is a list out some of the Best Gadgets of 2016 that saw tremendous consumer response. [...]

December 8, 2016
Is it time to switch to mobile banking

Demonetisation has spurred India’s shift towards a cashless digital economy where all money transactions can now be completed through the mobile phone. While this is a very welcome and desirable move, do we all really understand the process and implications of transferring money through mobile phones? With any development in technology comes the concomitant danger of its potential misuse and so we need to carefully understand how to use this technology and how to prevent [...]

comparison of e-wallets

Demonetization might have targeted black money and fake currency circulation but its biggest impact is being seen in the shift towards the digital economy, which will emerge as India’s biggest mid- to long-term gain. Companies in the digital money space had an uphill task of trying to convince two of the biggest stakeholders – consumers, and retail and service outlets, to convert to a cashless economy. After humble beginnings, companies like PayTM, Mobikwik, Freecharge, Airtel [...]