Will your future computer be made using bacteria?
11 Jul 2019
In order to create new and more efficient computers, medical devices, and other advanced technologies, researchers are turning to nanomaterials: materials manipulated on the scale of atoms or molecules that exhibit unique properties.
How AI can save Earth’s biodiversity
28 Jan 2019
Our planet is in the midst of its sixth mass extinction, the worst since dinosaurs roamed the earth, 65 million years ago. By Ganes Kesari, co-founder and head of analytics of data science company Gramener
If you want in-depth information, don’t ‘just Google it’
26 Feb 2018
When we need information on any topic, our natural tendency is to ‘just Google it’. But Google’s algorithms are designed in a way that limits one’s choices. The best information is often hidden in the deep web, says Manoj Agarwal, who has worked with Yahoo Search and XoXoday
WannaCry a wake-up call for businesses
15 May 2017
As cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, ransomware is fast becoming the number one cyber security challenge for businesses, irrespective of their size, location or industry they operate in, says Shree Parthasarathy, partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP
Technology and wisdom
28 Mar 2016
The digital age has transformed our lives in ways that would be unimaginable even a generation ago. But are all these changes necessarily for the better? Nikunj Dalal, professor of management science and information systems at Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University explores the issues in the first of a series of columns
Corruption decreases technology adoption in emerging markets
30 Apr 2015
Corruption’s hidden costs on the economy, growth, and development may be even bigger than the visible and known effects, notes s new study co suthored by professors K Sudhir , Yale School of Management, and Debabrata Talukdar, State University of New York at Buffalo
"We help PC users get organised": Kiron Kasbekar
16 Dec 2014
Kiron Kasbekar, chairman and managing director of The Information Company, talks to Nasscom's Mukta Anand in an interview about the breakthrough desktop-based software, Organyze, which was recently awarded a patent by the US Patents & Trademarks Office. Reproduced with permission of Nasscom
Understanding risks of different types of mobile banking transactions
05 Feb 2014
Many people are inclined to leave the responsibility for personal banking security entirely with the banks. However, this is not a good strategy for many reasons, say authors Pierluigi Paganini, Ron Kelson, Fabian Martin, David Pace, Benjamin Gittins. Reprinted with permission of Security Affairs
Facebook ad revenue slowdown: a mobile problem
28 Jul 2012
With Facebook's inaugural results perceived as being underwhelming, its inability to monetise the usage of its network through mobile phones continues to be a concern for investors. Andreas Pouros, COO of London-based independent digital marketing agency Greenlight, explains
Google and Facebook will both be front and centre in 'social search'
10 May 2012
A survey by independent digital marketing agency Greenlight indicates Google's social endeavours with Google+ might be more successful than most have initially speculated, even as Facebook could potentially capture close to a quarter of the search market globally were it to launch a search engine of its own tomorrow. Andreas Pouros explains
09 Feb 2012
Social media, mobile devices creating brand loyalty challenges for mid-size businesses
19 Nov 2011
Innovations in technology and the spread of social networking have provided buyers with new tools for discovering, comparing, evaluating, choosing and experiencing brands, reveals a new IBM study.
Success of Google’s +1 hinges on paradigm shift in social interactions
08 Apr 2011
Google needs a something akin to Bing's partnership with Facebook and the inclusion of Facebook ‘likes’ in the search engine results pages, or a major acquisition, to make social proof work in its search results, writes Adam Bunn, SEO director, at technology researcher Greenlight
Finding a good story for Google in China will be difficult
23 Oct 2010
With Baidu's results showing that it continues to dominate the search engine landscape in China, global search giant Google needs a new game plan if it is to achieve the momentum required to catch a clear home grown market leader. By Andreas Pouros, chief operating officer of technology marketing researcher, Greenlight
Net Neutrality: What’s all the fuss about?
18 Aug 2010
Google and Verizon are close to finalising a deal to facilitate Verizon speeding online content to internet users more quickly, if the content’s creators are willing to pay for it. Andreas Pouros, COO, UK-based independent search and social marketing agency, Greenlight, examines the move in the light of 'net neutrality'
India is a strategic growth market for TelStrat
25 Jan 2010
Although we had many invitations from a number of channels and distributors, we had to build our model right before entering a market like India Arun Krishnankutty, director, Asia Pacific, TelStrat, tells domain-b's Sanjeev Verma in an exclusive interview
New camera app for iPhone launched
18 Dec 2009
IBM acquiring software firms SPSS, Ounce Labs
28 Jul 2009
Among the two acquisition IBM announced today, is analytics software maker SPSS for $1.2 billion. The value of the Ounce Labs deal has not been disclosed
Web 2.0 – powering the information age
25 May 2009
A host of recent applications grouped under the umbrella term ‘Web 2.0’ have made the internet a more effective tool than ever, says Ashok Kumar Balagangadharan
IT: The way ahead
31 May 2008
Of late, the IT services industry seems to be headed for a good run. The rupee is slipping, STPI has been extended and the US business seems to be holding up. Can the good times last? By Shivshankar Verma
Google clears last hurdle to acquire DoubleClick; Closes deal for $3.1 billion
12 Mar 2008
Google completes acquisition of online advertising major DoubleClick immediately after receiving European Commission approval on Tuesday. Sourya Biswas evaluates what the deal means for Google and its immediate rival Microsoft.
Achieving success in Pervasive BI
21 Jan 2008
Pervasive business intelligence is trending upwards, having moved from the early adopters into the mainstream. By Dennis Samuel, Sr. VP, India & South East Asia, Teradata Corp
Lighter than air, yet very, very powerful
By Kiron Kasbekar | 03 Jan 2024
In March 2013 Chinese scientists pulled off a remarkable feat. They created the world’s lightest aerogel. Tipping the scales at a mere 0.16 milligrams per cubic centimeter – that’s a sixth of the weight of air!
COP28 explained: A closer look at COP28's climate change solutions
By Aniket Gupta | 27 Dec 2023
The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP28, took place from 30th November 2023, to 13th December 2023, at Expo City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
What is a Ponzi scheme?
By Aniket Gupta | 06 Dec 2023
Ponzi schemes have long captivated the public imagination, drawing unsuspecting investors into a web of illusion and deception.
The Rise and Rise of HDFC Bank
03 Jul 2023
HDFC, which surged ahead of global majors like HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc and left Indian peers like State Bank of India and ICICI Bank in market capitalisation, now ranks fourth largest among the world’s most valuable banks, after JPMorgan Chase & Co, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd and Bank of America Corp
India’s Millet Revolution To Enrich Global Food Basket
02 Apr 2023
Millets, a healthier and cheaper substitute to wheat and rice, are indigenous to many parts of the world, especially in the semiarid tropics of Asia and Africa, and offers a big scope for expanding production and consumption in the foodgrain deficient African continent
Market predator Hindenburg preys on Adani stock
06 Mar 2023
Almost a month after the damning report of short-seller Hindenburg Research on the Adani Group that claimed that the seven stocks within the group were about 85 per cent overvalued, one of the group's stocks, Adani Total Gas, closed at Rs835 on the BSE, down nearly 79 per cent from its 24 January level, almost close to reaching that valuation