All stories by Romita Majumdar
Will Pepperfry become another Amazon?Rediff.com29 May 2018
Pepperfry rethinks its user experience, increases its range of low-priced goods. It also positions itself as a home and dcor solutions provider as it looks for buyer loyalty.
Skill to succeed: How TCS is leading the hiring gameRediff.com23 Apr 2018
The company hires postgraduate and PhD students from A+ grade institutes to be part of its research team.
H1-B visa applications for 2018-19 see 4% dropRediff.com15 Apr 2018
Lower numbers signal that that companies, especially the technology services firms, are steadily reducing the dependency on non-immigrant visas.
Going ethical: The new strategy brands use to lure millennialsRediff.com4 Apr 2018
Consumers are opening up their wallets for intangible promises.
Is a bubble building up in IT midcaps?Rediff.com27 Mar 2018
As IT midcap stocks ride high, it has created speculation around a potential bubble with analysts picking the midcaps' client concentration as the biggest concern area.
Indian cos wrestle with Europe's new data protection normsRediff.com8 Mar 2018
Indian firms, which experts say stand to gain from the European Union's upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), are struggling to understand the policies.
Microsoft launches $500 million programme for Indian start-upsRediff.com16 Feb 2018
The company has been a part of the start-up ecosystem in a big way from early stages right up to when the companies start achieving full scale.
Idea 'punishes' Aircel over unpaid duesRediff.com8 Feb 2018
Services to be restored only once Aircel clears dues
Counterfeit tales. Don't buy a fake online!Rediff.com27 Jan 2018
Fighting fake brand peddlers. How the complex web of counterfeit goods threatens to trip e-commerce giants in the country.
How newbie Jio managed to trump AirtelRediff.com20 Jan 2018
While Airtel's India wireless operational performance was one of its worst in recent times, Jio surprised the Street by reporting a higher expected operating and net profit.
Will the flaw discovered in Intel chips impact your PC and phone?Rediff.com8 Jan 2018
Find out which devices are most vulnerable.
Android users beware! Indian banks targeted by new malwareRediff.com7 Jan 2018
Being distributed through a fake Flash Player app, the malware is designed for stealing login credentials, hijacking SMSs, uploading contact lists and SMSs to malicious servers, reports Romita Majumdar.
'Angel Tax' is actually a demon that start-ups hateRediff.com28 Dec 2017
The tax forces young startups to part with a portion of the capital they have raised from investors due to disagreements over the valuation of the company by Income Tax officials.
How fintech start-ups plan to spread their wingsRediff.com27 Dec 2017
Fintech players are customising solutions for rural markets and helping SMEs learn how to use the services
Ayurveda with an allopathic twistRediff.com2 Dec 2017
Kapiva's plans to introduce allopathy-like doses of ayurvedic remedies for the millennial consumer finds traction.
All the perks of being a car owner, none of the painRediff.com2 Nov 2017
Drivezy is helping people share their vehicles.
Passport Seva Kendras to be more accessibleRediff.com22 Oct 2017
The government plans to expand the programme of using head post offices as PSKs.
TCS hits the jackpot with digital trainingRediff.com16 Oct 2017
Indian software firms have been retraining their workforce in emerging technology areas, also helping them get certified
Don't shirk work, Sapience is watching!Rediff.com11 Oct 2017
Sapience offers an innovative solution to measure the productivity of office and mobile workers, with almost no manual inputs from managers or employees, says Romita Majumdar.
Why Indian firms must protect user dataRediff.com1 Oct 2017
'When users sign up for free apps and services, they are giving up data. They fail to realise the impact of their data in the public domain, which is something that corporations have been monetising on for some time now.'
'India has a large percentage of women who want to be self-employed'Rediff.com29 Sep 2017
GlowRoad, a business network for homemakers, is helping women who want to earn from home.
How AI is helping brokers take the right investment decisionsRediff.com12 Sep 2017
Hedgeloop, Accuracap and other entities are pioneering a growing market and attracting much interest from businesses by using software to make informed decisions in this area
Indians are eager to share personal data online!Rediff.com4 Sep 2017
Indians are eager consumers of digital advertising and are five times more willing to share personal data with companies when they are delighted by their digital experience.
How insurance firms plan to make your life easierRediff.com29 Aug 2017
Interoperability with other insurance companies - apart from banks, medical centres, among others - would be the eventual goal
India has 43% of global IoT market: SurveyRediff.com8 Aug 2017
Persistent, L&T Technology and TechM named among leading service providers
1 of 5 Indians to share personal data for free Wi-FiRediff.com20 Jul 2017
Norton report says Indians putting themselves at risk over Wi-Fi usage
TCS to shut Lucknow centre; staff to be relocatedRediff.com14 Jul 2017
TCS is setting up a large BPO operation in Varanasi next year, some staff could be absorbed there
TCS, Intel join hands to tap businessesRediff.com13 Jun 2017
Partnership will ensure that Intel's chips sell better in systems that are used by large enterprises
Start-ups tap training needs of techiesRediff.com9 Jun 2017
Reskilling and online certification are the biggest earners in the Indian online education market