What’s inside Aadhaar-linked Skype Lite?

skype_feSkype Lite, the 13MB video-calling app that works flawlessly even on a slow network, could well be the answer to the woes of scores of mobile users struggling to keep up with call drops and barely-workable data speeds in India. A lighter version of Skype, the video conferencing service from Microsoft, sits light on the […]

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Microsoft’s India cloud plans get booster shot as Flipkart signs up

Binny-Bansal,GroupCEOand-Co-FoundSatyaNadellaCEOMicrosoft_tc_feGlobal technology leader Microsoft and India’s top e-commerce firm Flipkart have announced a broad collaboration under which, as a first step, the latter will use Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart group CEO Binny Bansal together announced the partnership at an event in Bangalore on Monday. The […]

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From concierge services to mobile wallets, IRCTC is making train travel hassle-free

irctc_feIndian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the government-controlled Indian Railways, has introduced several initiatives in November and December to improve the commuting experience for millions of travellers. IRCTC, which started with 29 bookings a day in 2002, is currently booking 1.45 million tickets a day. If you are a user of […]

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Banking sector startups find it easiest to raise funds: Microsoft study

For-Startup-Funding-Story_Mukul-Mudgal_feBanking, retail, and healthcare companies are the top adopters of startup technologies, while young firms that cater to the banking sector are most likely to raise investments, reveals a new study. According to the Ecosystem Report on Enterprise Ready Startups 2016 by Microsoft Accelerator released on Thursday, intense focus on optimisation is leading enterprises in […]

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