Emerging Technologies

Going back to school online
Going digital isn’t just about upgrading the infrastructure, but re-skilling India’s massive workforce, too. And ed-tech firms are keen to make the be...
India: An innovation hub?
Can India move away from being a low-cost innovator at the bottom of the pyramid, and instead begin to be known for big-bang, disruptive innovations f...
The cloud builder
There is little doubt that the government needs cloud to streamline its messy data systems. But Neeta Verma, the woman behind the mission, has probabl...
Lessons from Duolingo: English rules
Language-learning app company Duolingo was surprised to find a strong demand for learning English in India. Capitalising on that, it’s also pushing it...
Farmville in the real world
New apps can revolutionise Indian farming. But developers have to deal with legacy issues and a funding crunch.
The sound of Sennheiser
Andreas Sennheiser, who heads the eponymous German audio gear maker, on innovation and why India is on his top 10 list.
Banking: The future is in apps
How technology is disrupting the way banking works.
Brock Pierce: The comeback kid
In India looking to invest in potential unicorns, the founder of the Bitcoin Foundation talks of all things blockchain.
Agarwal Packers and Movers: Lost in transit
Agarwal Packers and Movers is pioneering a new way of transporting goods in India—the “trucking cube”. Will it catch on?