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Intel Capital to now focus on deep technology sect

October 20, 2014

Intel Capital India, the corporate VC arm of one of the largest chipmakers in the world, said it is shifting its focus back to deep technology sectors, such as internet-of-things platforms, gesture technology, cloud computing and wearables, after backing several ecommerce ventures in the country, according to a report published in Economic Times.   Last June, Intel created a $100-million (Rs 600-crore) global fund to finance perceptual computing projects, or those that use more senses like gestures and image recognition to interact with computers. The decision to switch lanes came about six-eight months ago, Pradeep Tagare, director, Intel Capital India to

Complacency is a big danger for any business: Ratan Tata

Complacency is a big danger for any busi...

October 20, 2014

On values, Tata said \"It\'s something we have had throughout Tata\'s history and on which we never compromise. Values are i...

Agra to host leather, footwear components fair from Nov 7

Agra to host leather, footwear component...

October 20, 2014

There was a rise of 32 per cent in the export of Indian leather goods, leather garments, leather footwear and components during th...

Adani, ITC, Future Group and others apply for 17 food parks

Adani, ITC, Future Group and others appl...

October 20, 2014

Each park estimated to attract a minimum investment of about Rs 125 crore, Harsimrat Kaur Badal....

Govt plans to revamp SMEs and SEZs tax regime

Govt plans to revamp SMEs and SEZs tax r...

October 18, 2014

Work has also begun on speeding up the system of clearances for the mining and power sector....

Happiest Minds CEO Vikram Gulati resigns

Happiest Minds CEO Vikram Gulati resigns...

October 18, 2014

Ashok Soota, executive chairman, was in talks with Gulati about the location transition for quite some time, keeping organisationa...

Olacabs ready to ferry sweets and greeting cards this Diwali

Olacabs ready to ferry sweets and greeti...

October 18, 2014

Olacabs will have its own fleet as well as tieups with its delivery partners to ensure deliveries are done in less than an hour of...

Trade unions slam Modi government\'s labour reforms

Trade unions slam Modi government's lab...

October 18, 2014

Trade unions have slammed the latest labour reforms announced by the Central Government and called for a nationwide protest on Dec...

Education startup InOpen to impart computer skills in schools

Education startup InOpen to impart compu...

October 18, 2014

This programme will equip students with the skills that will enable them to create computer programs and applications....

The Indus Entrepreneurs celebrates young achievers

The Indus Entrepreneurs celebrates young...

October 18, 2014

Extraordinary stories like these, of three young girls, hailing from few of the most impoverished pockets of the country, were cel...

Samsung to make big investments, LG bullish on business climate

Samsung to make big investments, LG bull...

October 18, 2014

Government has set a target to have net zero import of electronics by 2020....

4 Engineering, IT students develop new cloud based education platform

4 Engineering, IT students develop new c...

October 17, 2014

Itsmycollege.com is a cloud based social learning and alumni networking platform for colleges connecting students, faculty and alu...

IATA, TCV launch $5 million VC fund for tech-enabled travel startups

IATA, TCV launch $5 million VC fund for ...

October 17, 2014

The fund is mainly looking at companies in the travel-related content, e-commerce, technology, apps and SaaS across air, hotel, ca...

Startups set to recruit mostly freshers from IITs

Startups set to recruit mostly freshers ...

October 17, 2014

The number of startups who have enrolled for the campus placement season this year has doubled or trebled at many IITs....

Single law, exit policy can boost SME growth: Report

Single law, exit policy can boost SME gr...

October 17, 2014

There is an opportunity to consider a gradual transition plan for MSMEs over the next decade to be in line with global MSME in dev...

Chennai-based startup Khemeia wins IBM SmartCamp 2014

Chennai-based startup Khemeia wins IBM S...

October 17, 2014

Stelae was set up by Chandu Nair, founder and former CEO of Scope Knowledge Services (acquired by Quatrro), and Revathy Ashok, for...

Labour reforms will boost investor sentiment: India Inc

Labour reforms will boost investor senti...

October 17, 2014

Labour reforms unveiled by the government will make it easier to do business in India. ...

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Games to incubate gaming startups

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Games to incuba...

October 16, 2014

Reliance wanted to make the incubation programme a bi-annual event which will be finalised by February 2015....

Family culture an impediment to SMEs growth: Ajay Thakur

Family culture an impediment to SMEs gro...

October 16, 2014

With digital commerce, the Indian rural economy will find its way into the mainstream, Abraham Chackospoke said. ...

Biba launches web portal to leverage e-commerce space

Biba launches web portal to leverage e-c...

October 16, 2014

At present, 6-8 per cent of the company's revenue comes from online sales....

MyRefers.com raises funding from Bedrock Ventures

MyRefers.com raises funding from Bedrock...

October 16, 2014

MyRefers works on a subscription model, wherein it gets paid by the companies it has on board....

AdNear secures $19 million from Telstra Ventures, others

AdNear secures $19 million from Telstra ...

October 16, 2014

AdNear will use the capital to expand into multiple new markets....