Stories by John Ribeiro

India notebook sales up 180%

PCs sales for India grew 19% over the same period in the previous year, mainly on strong buying from a number of market segments including e-governance projects and the outsourcing industry, says a hardware vendor group.

India's Tata posts strong revenue, profit growth

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India's largest outsourcer, has reported strong revenue and profit growth for the quarter that ended December 31. It was driven by new client wins and a ramp up in business from existing customers.

Motorola in Java move

Motorola plans to establish an open source community for the Java Micro Edition (Java ME) software stack for the mobile industry. It plans to do so using the open source Apache Licence Version 2.0 of the Apache Software Foundation.

Indian outsourcers post big profits

Indian outsourcer Tata Consultancy Services has reported gains in both revenue and profit for the quarter ended June 30, reflecting a growing demand for offshore services and the depreciation of the Indian rupee against major currencies.

Wipro buys retail specialist

Indian outsourcer Wipro has signed an agreement to acquire Enabler Informatica, a Portuguese services company, to strengthen its offerings to customers in the retail industry.

IBM sets up SOA hub in India

IBM Corp. has set up a global hub Bangalore, India, for the management and creation of replicable components based on SOA (service oriented architecture), according to a company executive.

India's outsourcing industry set to grow in coming year

India’s software and services exports are estimated to grow by 32% to US$23.4 billion (NZ$34.4 billion) in the next financial year, according to data released earlier this month by the Indian National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM).

Tata faces employee lawsuit in the US

An Indian employee of Tata America International Corp. has filed Tuesday a lawsuit in an U.S. court, charging that Tata has unjustly enriched itself by requiring all of its employees in the U.S. who are not U.S. citizens to endorse and sign over their federal and state tax refund checks to Tata.