Reliance Jio plans Wi-Fi deals with state, local authorities

Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL), a subsidiary of Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries, plans to enter into agreements with various state and local authorities to offer Wi-Fi services. It has launched trial Wi-Fi hot spots across India, the company stated, while announcing Reliance Industries’ results for the fourth quarter of 2014-15. Last year, the company had announced […]

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RCom to trade spectrum with RJio to offer 4G

Reliance Communications (RCom) will partner with Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries’ telecom venture, Reliance Jio, for offering fourth-generation (4G) services through a spectrum sharing and trading route. Jio, expected to launch its 4G service by the end of this year, will be able to access RCom’s 2G and 3G network through the partnership. RCom is in […]

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Airtel, Vodafone plan to buy Videocon spectrum

Bharti Airtel and Vodafone India might buy additional spectrum in three circles from Videocon due to their acute need of fourth generation (4G) technology based radio waves in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh (UP) East and Haryana circles, rating firm India Ratings said on Monday. Soon after selling spectrum in two circles to Idea last week, Videocon […]

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The correction underway at India’s start-ups space

Morgan Stanley’s filing comes nearly two months after Flipkart appointed co-founder Binny Bansal (right) as its new chief executive officer, replacing Sachin Bansal, who became executive chairman. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint On 29 July 2014, when Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, said it had raised $1 billion in funding, the world sat up and took notice. […]

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Crowd sourcing innovation

A screen grab of Ideapoke website. New Delhi: Research and development is a costly affair, which often kills innovations in a nascent stage. Moreover, intellectual property (IP) adds to researching woes. What if this technology came as open source? At a time technology is hard to be kept confined to their silos, two Indian childhood […]

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India Funding Roundup: A Clinical Supplies Platform, Food Tech Startup, and More

Our latest funding roundup compiles early stage investments in startups engaged in the healthcare supply chain, loyalty and contract lifecycle management platforms, apart from e-commerce. PinkBlue Bengaluru-based PinkBlue.in, a healthcare player operating in the clinical supplies segment has raised Rs. 1.5 crores in its seed round from angel investment platform TermSheet.io. Founded by IIM Kozhikode […]

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OS X Ransomware Caught Before Large Number of PCs Infected: Transmission

The first known ransomware attack on Apple’s Mac computers, which was discovered over the weekend, was downloaded more than 6,000 times before the threat was contained, according to a developer whose product was tainted with the malicious software. Hackers infected Macs with the “KeRanger” ransomware through a tainted copy of Transmission, a popular programme for […]

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