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IT industry prospects, beyond TCS and Infosys forecasts

New Delhi, April 15 -- This February, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) stopped publishing its yearly estimate for India's IT exports and refrained from providing g... Read More


Of gluttonous pythons and hostile takeovers

Mumbai, April 12 -- When I was a teenager, my family subscribed to a magazine called Sanctuary. This was a monthly publication and dealt solely with Indian wildlife. The magazine had access to some of... Read More


Opinion | Of gluttonous pythons and hostile corporate takeovers

New Delhi, April 9 -- When I was a teenager, my family subscribed to a magazine called Sanctuary. This was a monthly publication and dealt solely with Indian wildlife. The magazine had access to some ... Read More


Opinion | Molecular biology could hold the key to data storage

New Delhi, March 26 -- Albert Einstein is thought to have said, "Make things simple, but never simpler." For a columnist writing about technology and science and their intersection with business and w... Read More


Opinion | When horror goes live on the web and fools fail the world

New Delhi, March 18 -- Last Friday's horrific shootings at two New Zealand mosques yet again highlighted Big Tech's inability to manage its spawn. Mint reported on Saturday that social media platforms... Read More


Opinion | A battle over data is the new front in the US-China trade war

New Delhi, March 12 -- Many years ago, while I was on a phone call with a colleague in the US, he loudly proclaimed mid-call, that he was a patriot who had served his country's military "just to be cl... Read More


Opinion | An orthogonal move into the market for IT services

New Delhi, March 4 -- Let me say at the outset that I expect that many readers of this column are not going to agree with its premise. I say this because I tested this premise last week during meeting... Read More


Opinion | We need new metrics to gauge India's infotech industry

New Delhi, Feb. 26 -- Last week in Mumbai, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) held its flagship conference, newly rebranded as the "Technology & Leadership Forum". T... Read More


Opinion | India will lead the way in reining in social media misinformation

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- The news last week was focused on a parliamentary panel in India summoning Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, to appear before it by this month's end. Twitter claimed an earlier summon... Read More


Opinion | World of the new vehicle and the many hiccups on the way

New Delhi, Feb. 11 -- Last week, Mint carried an article about Intel Corp.'s plans to use India as a test-bed for creating algorithms to promote automated driving. These algorithms, when refined over ... Read More