Romita Majumdar

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Will Pepperfry become another Amazon?

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 game

Skill to succeed: How TCS is leading the hiring game

Rediff.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% drop

H1-B visa applications for 2018-19 see 4% drop

Rediff.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 millennials

Going ethical: The new strategy brands use to lure millennials

Rediff.com4 Apr 2018

Consumers are opening up their wallets for intangible promises.

Is a bubble building up in IT midcaps?

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 norms

Indian cos wrestle with Europe's new data protection norms

Rediff.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-ups

Microsoft launches $500 million programme for Indian start-ups

Rediff.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 dues

Idea 'punishes' Aircel over unpaid dues

Rediff.com8 Feb 2018

Services to be restored only once Aircel clears dues

Counterfeit tales. Don't buy a fake online!

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 Airtel

How newbie Jio managed to trump Airtel

Rediff.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?

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 malware

Android users beware! Indian banks targeted by new malware

Rediff.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 hate

'Angel Tax' is actually a demon that start-ups hate

Rediff.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 wings

How fintech start-ups plan to spread their wings

Rediff.com27 Dec 2017

Fintech players are customising solutions for rural markets and helping SMEs learn how to use the services

Ayurveda with an allopathic twist

Ayurveda with an allopathic twist

Rediff.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 pain

All the perks of being a car owner, none of the pain

Rediff.com2 Nov 2017

Drivezy is helping people share their vehicles.

Passport Seva Kendras to be more accessible

Passport Seva Kendras to be more accessible

Rediff.com22 Oct 2017

The government plans to expand the programme of using head post offices as PSKs.

TCS hits the jackpot with digital training

TCS hits the jackpot with digital training

Rediff.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!

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 data

Why Indian firms must protect user data

Rediff.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'

'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 decisions

How AI is helping brokers take the right investment decisions

Rediff.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!

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 easier

How insurance firms plan to make your life easier

Rediff.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: Survey

India has 43% of global IoT market: Survey

Rediff.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-Fi

1 of 5 Indians to share personal data for free Wi-Fi

Rediff.com20 Jul 2017

Norton report says Indians putting themselves at risk over Wi-Fi usage

TCS to shut Lucknow centre; staff to be relocated

TCS to shut Lucknow centre; staff to be relocated

Rediff.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 businesses

TCS, Intel join hands to tap businesses

Rediff.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 techies

Start-ups tap training needs of techies

Rediff.com9 Jun 2017

Reskilling and online certification are the biggest earners in the Indian online education market

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