Montreal firm makes $35 tablet a reality for India

India is closer to its much-touted target of a $35 tablet, with DataWind, a wireless Web access products maker in Montreal, designing and making a device that it will sell to the government

Published on: October 6th, 2011 John Ribeiro

BlackBerry maker cries foul over India dispute

Research In Motion has accused unnamed competitors of trying to compound and profit from its problems in India by "suggesting or implying" that RIM's BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) will be singled out by

Published on: February 23rd, 2011 John Ribeiro

RIM gives India access to BlackBerry Messenger

Research In Motion has agreed to provide the Indian government with access to BlackBerry Messenger communications on a case-by-case basis, according to a spokesman for the company in India. The company will, however,

Published on: December 7th, 2010 John Ribeiro

No deal with Indian authorities – RIM

Research In Motion has not agreed to turn over corporate data sent to and from BlackBerry devices to the Indian government, contrary to reports that surfaced on Wednesday, RIM said. "RIM has once

Published on: November 19th, 2010 Nancy Gohring

25 riskiest and safest outsourcing cities in 2010

What a difference a year makes. In a few days, the Black Book of Outsourcing will release its annual ranking of the most dangerous outsourcing spots around the globe, as perceived by outsourcing

Published on: June 23rd, 2010 Stephanie Overby

Chain gangs to call centres — jails become outsourcing havens

When word spread earlier this month that an Indian IT services company planned to set up a 200-person business process outsourcing unit in an Andhra Pradesh jail , it wasn't long before the

Published on: May 31st, 2010 Stephanie Overby

Can Indian firms deliver cloud services?

The Indian offshore companies have become masters at moving code, call centers and research to high-skilled, low-wage regions. Their business model is synonymous with globalization. But cloud and soft-ware-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery is best

Published on: September 8th, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau

Big Blue’s gonna “help” fired staffers relocate to India!

Meet Sam Palmisano, bozo of the month. We diss IBM's CEO for allowing some management numbskull to suggest that the thousands of Big Blue employees who have been fired recently should consider a

Published on: February 6th, 2009 Bill Snyder

Gunmen in Mumbai attacks used Google Earth, probe reveals

The gunmen who attacked various locations in south Mumbai last week used digital maps from Google Earth to learn their way around, according to officials investigating the attacks.Investigations by the Mumbai police, including

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 John Ribeiro

Bloggers, twitter help Mumbai residents contact relatives

Bloggers pitched in offering information and other help to people worldwide as Indian police and commandos battled it out Thursday with armed militants in two top hotels and a residential complex in south

Published on: November 28th, 2008 John Ribeiro

Court issues notices to Microsoft, Google, Yahoo for gender selection ads

Microsoft, Google and Yahoo were issued notices by India's Supreme Court on Wednesday, following a complaint that they were promoting techniques and products for the selection of an unborn child's gender through advertising

Published on: August 15th, 2008 John Ribeiro

Cisco offers zero interest financing to SMBs in India and China

The new offering is being rolled out in China, India, Hong Kong and South Korea, and will cover services sold to SMBs directly by Cisco or through its partners.The scheme was earlier introduced

Published on: July 3rd, 2008 John Ribeiro

Thou shall not commit adulteration…and IT ensures you won’t

Adulterated fuel is a big business in India. It's so big, it's worth killing for. In November 2005, S. Manjunath, a sales manager for the Indian Oil Corporation, was murdered by the fuel

Published on: March 2nd, 2008 Kanika Goswami

Superhot Indian IT Services market to reach $11b by 2010

India's IT services market is forecast to grow to US$10.73 billion by 2011, at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 23.2 percent, as outsourcing emerges as a more favoured option for companies

Published on: January 22nd, 2008 John Ribeiro