Is the golden age of the IT professional over as Infosys, TCS, Wipro lose weight?

Wipro will cut one third of its employee base. Tata Consultancy Services to apparently let go off 25,000 senior employees (according to Business Standard). Infosys is in the middle of a transformation aimed at limiting the number of employees and increasing the use of automation. Is the golden age of Indian Information Technology over? More […]

TRAI pushes DoT to auction surrendered Tata DoCoMo, BSNL spectrum

The department of telecom has opposed TRAI’s suggestion to auction the CDMA spectrum surrendered by Tata Teleservices (Tata DoCoMo) in the upcoming auctions, saying that there is a chance that the spectrum may have to be returned to the operator. However, in its response to DoT’s doubts, the TRAI reiterated that the spectrum should be […]

RCOM offers true unlimited high speed data at 999 per month with EVDO Rev B

Reliance Communications has launched ‘true unlimited’ high-speed services using its CDMA service in in Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune, and promised to launch in other cities soon. The so-called ‘Pro 3’ services are based on EVDO Revision B (Rev B) technology, that helps combine multiple carriers of EVDO Rev A. Under Rev A, a single […]

Times Group wants TRAI to save the Internet from greedy telcos via Net Neutrality

In an especially strong attack against perceived threats to its Internet-based business, the Times of India group has sought regulatory intervention to ensure what is popularly called Net Neutrality, or the concept that internet service providers must charge only from the end consumer. In other words, the Times of India group wants TRAI to ensure […]

IT no longer the safe career option it used to be – report

The millions of engineers who pass out from Indian colleges every year looking for IT jobs will have to either learn specialised skills, or look for other sectors, a new report said. The report said recruitment by IT companies in India will halve over the next four years. “Incremental recruitment by the information technology (IT) […]

At 10k, the 5.5-inch Panasonic P55 provides MNC brand at Indian price

Looks like Panasonic, the Japanese electronics giant, is getting serious about cornering a chunk of the Indian market. Just days after launching India’s cheapest Android KitKat smartphone from an international brand, the company has launched Panasonic P55, India’s cheapest 5.5-inch HD Android phone from an international brand. Of course, the ‘from an international brand’ part […]

Flipkart launches world’s first dual-screen mobile – Yotaphone, price 23k

Jumbo Electronics, a leading IT, telecom and consumer electronics retailer and distributor in the UAE, and Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, have launched the world’s first dual-screen smartphone – YotaPhone – in the subcontinent. After being named as the exclusive distributor of Yota Devices in the Middle East earlier this year, Jumbo has successfully expanded […]

TRAI spectrum recommendations major boost to Idea, RCom; good for broadband

The telecom regulator’s recommendations on spectrum auction are likely to help Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications – two companies which were facing the highest risk of business disruption from the upcoming auctions. The TRAI has suggested that the auction of 900-1800 MHz spectrum be put on hold till issues around the availability of 3G spectrum […]