Stories by John Ribeiro

Kyocera sells India R&D subsidiary to MindTree

Kyocera Wireless is selling off its Indian development subsidiary to an Indian services company, MindTree, which will take over development and design work for Kyocera.

Written by John Ribeiro30 Sept. 09 06:05

Volvo sets up IT control center in India

Volvo IT has set up a global command center in Bangalore that will manage and support infrastructure, networks and computers remotely for various entities of its parent, the Volvo Group.

Written by John Ribeiro30 Sept. 09 05:36

Phoenix doubling staff at India development center

Phoenix Technologies is doubling the number of staff at its Indian development center to 120 in the next six months, and also adding new functions such as product architecture and management, the company said on Friday.

Written by John Ribeiro28 Sept. 09 06:22

Wipro may be trimming its IP licensing business

Indian outsourcer Wipro is considering exiting its business of creation and licensing of intellectual property (IP) in the area of connectivity, a company executive said on Thursday.

Written by John Ribeiro25 Sept. 09 07:30

Henning Kagermann will join Wipro's board

Former SAP CEO Henning Kagermann is joining the board of India's third-largest outsourcer, Wipro, the company said on Tuesday in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Written by John Ribeiro23 Sept. 09 06:58

Google sued by Indian portal for trademark infringement

Google has been sued for trademark infringement by an Indian portal company, Consim Info, which claims that the search company uses its trademarks to drive business to its competitors.

Written by John Ribeiro22 Sept. 09 06:40

Indian outsourcer Satyam adds 32 new clients since May

Satyam Computer Services has added 32 new clients since May, indicating that a turnaround in the scandal hit company has started, a company spokesman claimed on Wednesday.

Written by John Ribeiro17 Sept. 09 07:35

Smaller Indian outsourcers in favor during recession

Small and medium-size Indian outsourcers are gaining favor with customers during the recession because of the lower prices they can offer, and also because they are willing to take up smaller contracts, according to Forrester Research.

Written by John Ribeiro14 Sept. 09 07:50

Intel sees PCs spreading, becoming more desirable in future

The PC market is likely to see steep growth in the years ahead, similar to the growth witnessed in the phone market after the introduction of mobile phones, an Intel executive said on Thursday.

Written by John Ribeiro28 Aug. 09 16:05

India added 14.4 million mobile subscribers in July

India added 14.4 million new mobile subscribers in July, bringing the total number of mobile subscribers in the country to 442 million, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said on Thursday.

Written by John Ribeiro21 Aug. 09 18:23

HP subsidiary acquiring AIG's software operation in India

MphasiS, the Indian services subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard (HP), said on Wednesday that it reached a definitive agreement to acquire AIG Systems Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (AIGSS), the IT services arm in India of insurer American International Group (AIG).

Written by John Ribeiro12 Aug. 09 17:22

Indian IT industry gears up to counter swine flu

India's software trade body on Thursday moved to reassure the government and customers that the industry was taking precautionary measures to protect high-tech workers from swine flu.

Written by John Ribeiro14 Aug. 09 18:29

Indian government to provide Infosys security

India's second largest outsourcer, Infosys Technologies will get security cover from the Indian government's Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) starting Friday, in view of the perceived terrorist threat to Indian outsourcing companies.

Written by John Ribeiro30 July 09 21:54

Citibank tests out payments using mobile phones

Citibank is starting a large trial of the use of mobile phones to make credit card payments at retail outlets and other points-of-sale in Bangalore, which the company is branding as "Citi Tap and Pay".

Written by John Ribeiro30 June 09 22:01