Growth, healing: New CEO Salil Parekh faces twin tests at Infosys

After well over a decade with Capgemini, Salil Parekh is returning home to head unsettled Indian software services firm Infosys, where he will seek to replicate his success in notching up record growth at the divisions he ran. Alongside, Parekh has to help the bellwether of India’s $154 billion software services sector recover from a… Continue reading Growth, healing: New CEO Salil Parekh faces twin tests at Infosys

iPhone X may go off the shelves as Apple cuts retailers’ margin by 30%

Apple Inc. has reportedly slashed the retailers’ margin on the anniversary edition iPhone X by nearly 30 per cent, according to a new report in the Economic Times. While other brand manufacturers offer retailers’ a margin of 10-15 per cent on their latest mobiles, Apple has been offering 6.5 per cent on the newly launch… Continue reading iPhone X may go off the shelves as Apple cuts retailers’ margin by 30%

Not so sweet: The Vadilal family feud may hit its future prospects

The eight-decade-old Gujarat-based ice cream maker Vadilal Industries is perhaps going for a split two years after a long drawn family feud. One of India’s largest ice cream brands had started with modest beginnings in Ahmedabad in the early 1900s. Sources claim the company was not on the block even as one of the brothers… Continue reading Not so sweet: The Vadilal family feud may hit its future prospects

FB wants your nude photos to prevent ‘revenge porn’: Why it raises doubts

Facebook’s latest attempt to tackle the non-consensual sharing of sexual pictures (often known as “revenge porn”) appeared so wrong-headed that at first it seemed like a joke. But the social network has made clear its system of asking users to send in explicit images that they don’t want to appear on the site is a… Continue reading FB wants your nude photos to prevent ‘revenge porn’: Why it raises doubts

Google Home gets a makeover: From sound settings to search, all that is new

Google has announced the revamping of its ‘Google Home’ device, giving it a new look, along with minor tweaks made in terms of software, all towards facilitating seamless operations for users. In a bid to make it easier to find content online, Google announced that the app would recommend content from one’s streaming services, and… Continue reading Google Home gets a makeover: From sound settings to search, all that is new

Indians prefer YouTube for music, Facebook for news: Study

Indian internet users largely consume music content on Youtube, while they prefer to catch news updates on Facebook, a study has showed. The findings showed that over three billion views music videos scored the highest viewership on Youtube, followed closely by entertainment videos with 2.4 billion views, while video content for kids ranked third with… Continue reading Indians prefer YouTube for music, Facebook for news: Study

Full text: IndiGo says ‘whistleblower’ instigated passenger’s assault, had to be sacked

IndiGo Airlines on Tuesday issued an apology and fired the staffer who shot the video in which an airline staffer is seen manhandling a passenger at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. IndiGo President and Whole Time Director Aditya Ghosh said that the ex-staffer who is claiming to be the ‘whistleblower’ is the one who instigated… Continue reading Full text: IndiGo says ‘whistleblower’ instigated passenger’s assault, had to be sacked