Remember the scene from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in which Ron Weasley plays chess on a giant board, …
E-commerce in India may have had a bad year but employee salaries were on a high
E-commerce in India had a forgettable 2016. Last year saw many painful stories from the sector, with Snapdeal dominating headlines …
FabLabs in Kerala prep an entire state for a digital revolution in manufacturing
FabLabs units across the state provide machines and tools for anybody to experiment with digital fabrication. They are also saving lives.
Bitcoin exchange Unocoin goes offline after discovering security flaw
Unocoin, one of India’s largest bitcoin exchanges, late Monday night said it had gone offline.
Meet the man behind MyPetrolPump, India’s first fuel delivery service
It’s 1am and Ashish Gupta’s workday is nowhere near over. He’s taking a breather with a phone interview with me. …
Devopedia: A Wikipedia for newbie developers, crafted in India
Arvind Padmanabhan wants Devopedia to be the first stop for a developer looking for a introduction to a technological topic that is new to him or her.
FactorDaily Future of Jobs roundtable: What role will humans have in the Indian IT industry?
FactorDaily on May 26 organised a roundtable to explore the future of jobs in the age of AI and automation will create and the reskilling effort required.
Remembering Atul Chitnis, internet pioneer and fierce open source warrior
If you have not keenly followed the history of the Indian tech industry, you will not have heard of Atul …
Bengaluru centre will help turnaround back home, JC Penney hopes
JC Penney’s Bengaluru GIC houses its “pricing and promotion engine” for its ecommerce business and is going to play a crucial role in helping it drive sales in the US.
Reskilling: Indian IT sector starts massive effort to learn new tricks
Nasscom believes about 40% of the nearly four million tech and BPO workforce in India needs to reskill themselves over five years. That means about 1.6 million employees.
Online merchants association asks government to pause Snapdeal merger
E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal’s impending merger agreement with rival Flipkart may run into stormy waters as an association, which represents 2000 …
Xiaomi opens first flagship store in Bengaluru, plans 100 more in India
Xiaomi India opened doors to its first exclusive store in India as the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, which primarily sells its …
Softbank writes down value of investment in Snapdeal, Ola by $1.41 billion
Japanese private equity giant Softbank said on Wednesday that it wrote down 160.42 billion yen ($1.41 billion ) in value …
The next three months will be crucial for India’s risk-taking merchants of Bitcoin
If the government legalises Bitcoin, it shouldn’t be long before one walks into a store, buys groceries and makes the payment in Bitcoin.
Many Indian Snapchat users said no to #BoycottSnapchat. Here’s why
Many people might have uninstalled Snapchat, but influencers and others who see great value in it are sticking on and have no plans to uninstall it.