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India’s PC market grew 17 percent in Q2 of 2012


August 28th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Personal computers (PC) sales in the country grew 17 percent during the second quarter of 2012 over the like period of the previous calendar year ... Read more...

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Low cost tablets gain market share


August 12th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Low-cost sleek tablets, some with exceptional features, have flooded the price-conscious Indian market in recent months, challenging expensive brands.According to Vishal Tripathi, principal research analyst, ... Read more...

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Android, iOS power 85 percent of smartphones shipped


August 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 9 (IANS) Eighty-five percent of all smartphones shipped worldwide during the second quarter of 2012 were powered by Google's Android and Apple's iOS operating systems, research results ... Read more...

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BGR Energy’s Q1 sales and net profit down


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) City-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company BGR Energy Systems closed the first quarter of the current fiscal with lower sales and profit as compared to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Inflation affected PC sales in Q1 of 2012 in India: Gartner


May 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) High inflation and increased prices during the first quarter of 2012 affected sale of personal computers in India, research firm Gartner Inc said Friday."Consumer buying ... Read more...

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IT spending of Indian enterprises in 2012 likely Rs.1,910 bn: Gartner


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The IT spending of Indian enterprises is likely to touch Rs.1,910 billion in 2012, a 16.4 percent increase from 2011 spending of Rs.1,640 billion, driven ... Read more...

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India’s PC market declines


February 15th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) India's computers market declined 6.5 percent at 2.5 million units for the quarter ended Dec 31 against the like period of the previous financial year, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Court ruling will lead to consolidation, fresh investment (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The cancellation of 122 telecom licences by the Supreme Court Thursday would lead to clarity in the telecom policy framework, encouraging investment and accelerating growth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Consolidation to happen in mobile telephony sector: Analysts


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court's order Thursday cancelling 122 telecom licences issued by the UPA government will result in consolidation by existing players and freeing of pricing power ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mobile device sales in India to reach 231 mn


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The sale of mobile devices in India is likely to increase by 8.5 percent to reach 231 million units in 2012 as against 213 million ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Gold sales up on Dhanteras despite high prices


October 24th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Gold sales were high on the auspicious day of Dhanteras Monday as buyers flocked to jewellery stores despite the high prices of the precious metal."The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Personal Computer sales grow 2.5 percent in April-June


August 17th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The combined desk-based and mobile PC market in India reported an increase of 2.5 percent for the quarter ended June 30 at nearly 2.5 million ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple ‘crowned’ global smart phone leader


August 6th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) Apple now tops smart phone rankings while BlackBerry has slipped to the fourth spot, confirmed the latest data from the US analyst firm International Data Corporation ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian enterprise software market grows 16 percent in 2010


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) Riding on the recovery of the global IT industry, the enterprise software market in India grew 16.3 percent in 2010, generating $2.5 billion as against $2.1 ... Read more...

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BlackBerry chief hits out at critics


April 11th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 11 (IANS) With some analysts writing Research In Motion (RIM) off as "a broken brand" and its stock slipping almost 20 percent since last month, the top boss ... Read more...

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BlackBerry is a ‘broken brand’: Trade analysts


March 26th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 26 (IANS) As shares of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) plunged over 10 percent Friday after gloomy forecast about its current quarter, some trade analysts have called ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian American charged in US insider trading


February 9th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Feb 9 (IANS) Intensifying a crackdown on alleged insider trading by hedge funds, US prosecutors have brought criminal charges against Samir Barai, an Indian-American hedge fund portfolio manager ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sugar cube-sized supercomputer in 10 to 15 years: IBM


November 13th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): IBM scientists have said that a pioneering research effort could shrink the world's most powerful supercomputer processors to the size of a sugar cube.The approach will see many ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

iPhone outsells BlackBerry globally


October 30th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 30 (IANS) Within a week after Apple boss Steve Jobs declared victory over BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), new numbers released Friday have confirmed that the iPhone ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Twitter unveils first major revamp since launch


September 16th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Twitter has unveiled its first major revamp since its launch four years ago. The newly-introduced features make it easier for its 160 million users to view photos and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Smartphone application market grows to $2.2 billion in first half of 2010


August 25th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- A report released on Wednesday revealed that the worldwide smartphone applications market grew more than $2.2 billion dollars within the first six months of the year.According to ... Read more...

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Kuwait’s Zain approves Bharti’s bid to connect with Africa (Lead)


March 25th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India's top telecom company Bharti Airtel was set to become the 7th largest global player in this business, with an approval from Kuwait's Zain to buy its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Home away from home: Lakshmi Puja in an American city


October 4th, 2009 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) The full moon day after Dussehra, when Bengalis worship goddess of wealth Lakshmi in most homes, brings a whiff of nostalgia to those settled abroad. Bengalis in ... Read more...

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Indian state-run firms spent $3.1 bn on IT: Study


September 16th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) State-owned firms spent $3.1 billion on information technology in India during 2008 and the amount is expected to top $5 billion by 2011 at an annual growth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Free sex shows’ turn NY hotel tourist attraction


August 25th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 25 (ANI): The plush Standard hotel in New York has become a tourist attraction as more people are flocking to catch a glimpse of randy guests performing sex ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Software security market growth dips in Asia Pacific: Gartner


August 13th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The growth of the information technology (IT) security market in Asia Pacific dipped to 28.3 percent in 2008 from 36 percent a year before, a leading global ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global recession to hit investment in IT training market


July 27th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Investment in IT training and software certification is set to decline by 25 percent in the Asia-Pacific region this fiscal as budgets on tech spending fall due to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s telecom sector earnings to cross $30 bn by 2013: Gartner Inc


June 18th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) India will continue its robust telecom story with the sector's revenue to be more than $30 billion by 2013, according to a global information technology research and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

10 most dangerous web search terms revealed


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): Web searches including terms like lyrics, free music downloads are most likely to put your computer at risk of virus or even malicious software, for security firm McAfee, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian BPOs’ revenues will be doubled by 2010: Gartner


April 20th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India's business process outsourcing (BPO) industry will double its revenues in less than two years despite the economic slowdown and protectionist measures of western countries, a report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oz shoppers conduct online research before buying products


December 28th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 28 (ANI): An Australian study has revealed that people in Queensland are increasingly turning to the Internet for online research about what they wish to buy, so that they ... Read more...

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Markets continue losing streak over the week


June 28th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) The Indian equities market continued its downtrend this week on the back of soaring crude oil prices and high inflation which weighed heavily on investors' sentiment. The 30-share ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US-based IT firms outperform Indian peers


May 16th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 16 (IANS) Revenues of IT companies have been growing at a healthy rate but US-based firms witnessed higher revenue growth than their Indian counterparts. While revenue of Indian IT ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan stocks plunges 15,000 points amid political uncertainty


May 2nd, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA Karachi, May 2 (DPA) Pakistani stocks tumbled Friday under political instability amid tensions over survival of the governing coalition on the issue of reinstatement of judges ousted by military dictator turned civilian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Glaciers reveal that Martian climate might change again in future


April 24th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Researchers at Brown University, US, have found compelling evidence of thick, recurring glaciers on Mars, a discovery that suggests that the Red Planets climate was much more ... Read more...

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