How Hari Ravichandran built Endurance

How Hari Ravichandran built Endurance

I n March 1997, Hari Ravichandran, a Stanford dropout working at Sun Microsystems in California, put out print advertisements in technology journals PC Magazine and Wired. “They [the ads] basically said: Call me if you need help getting online,” Ravichandran recalls. He had dipped into his $8,000 savings and spent nearly two-thirds of it on […]

37-year-old former school teacher is India’s newest billionaire

37-year-old former school teacher is India’s newest billionaire

India’s newest billionaire is a former classroom teacher who developed an education app that’s grown to a valuation of almost $6 billion in about seven years. Byju Raveendran joined the rarefied club after his Think & Learn Pvt scored $150 million in funding earlier this month. That deal conferred a value of $5.7 billion on […]

Wipro founder Azim Premji to retire as executive chairman, son Rishad to take over

Wipro founder Azim Premji to retire as executive chairman, son Rishad to take over

IT major Wipro founder Azim H Premji, who turned a small maker of vegetable oil into a USD 8.5 billion software behemoth, will retire as the company head by July-end and handover reins of the firm to his son, Rishad. Premji, who turns 74 next month, will retire as executive chairman upon the completion of […]

Panel to finalise new telecom policy, discuss net neutrality issue today

Panel to finalise new telecom policy, discuss net neutrality issue today

Trai had recommended barring telecom operators from imposing any restriction The Telecom Commission is scheduled to meet on Wednesday to discuss and finalise the new telecom policy. Apart from that, the commission, which is the highest decision making body of the department of telecommunications (DoT), is likely to consider the issue of net neutrality as well as recommendations of Trai on […]

Ransomware attack hits 99 countries with UK hospitals among targets

Ransomware attack hits 99 countries with UK hospitals among targets

The NHS is working to bring its systems back online after it became the highest-profile victim of a global ransomware attack and faced renewed concern about the strength of its infrastructure. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said teams were “working round the clock” in response to the attack, which saw operations cancelled, ambulances diverted, […]

Indian hackers take down 500 Pakistani websites

Indian hackers take down 500 Pakistani websites

  Reports indicated that in response to Pakistani hackers attacking Indian universities’ websites, Indian hackers have taken down over 500 Pakistani websites. Earlier, Pakistani hackers had attacked websites of Aligarh Muslim University, Delhi University, and several others over alleged atrocities committed by Indian armed forces in Kashmir. India had earlier attacked Pakistani websites over Kulbushan […]

Super-Fast Google Fiber Internet May Be Coming To Two More Cities

Super-Fast Google Fiber Internet May Be Coming To Two More Cities

Alphabet Inc said it would consider bringing its Fiber internet service to Los Angeles and Chicago, the two biggest cities the tech giant has worked with so far for the super-fast web service. The Google Fiber service, which promises Internet speeds of up to 1000 megabytes per second, is currently available in Kansas City; Austin, […]

Google is merging Chrome OS into an Android

Google is merging Chrome OS into an Android

Google is reportedly merging its Android and Chrome OS into a single operating system, which will be revealed next year. The final OS is expected to eventually debut in 2017. The tech giant is reportedly assimilating Chrome OS into Android for PCs, although Google reps have since stated that both platforms will continue to exist […]

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