Ericsson President/CEO Hans Vestberg: “Innovation drives transformation”

Yesterday, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) President and CEO Hans Vestberg spoke at Ericsson Connect, the company’s technology event in India. He highlighted Ericsson’s focus on innovation and its commitment to driving and capturing the transformation that the development and implementation of ICT brings. Vestberg pointed out, “ICT is transforming our society …


UNICEF and ARM partner in Wearables for Good challenge

UNICEF and ARM today announced their Wearables for Good challenge, a joint effort to hasten the development of new technologies that are intended to help millions of families gain access to basic health, education and support services. The duo says their initial plan is to collaborate with global product strategy …


Eesha Khare: A winner to remember

Eesha Khare could be on the verge of solving the crisis of weak mobile batteries with one outstanding and potentially disruptive innovation.  A couple of years ago, when she was an 18 year old senior from California’s Lynbrook High School, Eesha produced a tiny device, basically a nano battery, that …


Global Sankalp Summit 2015 to be held in New Delhi April 9-10

The Global Sankalp Summit 2015 is being held at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on April 9-10, 2015. This year’s theme is “Fueling the Innovation Economy: Role of Government, Private Sector and Capital.” The 2015 summit will focus on furthering an inclusive innovation economy. Continuing its partnership with The …

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India’s Purple Turtle nominated at London Book Fair 2015

Purple Turtle, the animated character created by Indian media and entertainment company, Aadarsh Pvt Ltd, was nominated for Best Use of IP across Multiple Media Platforms at London Book Fair 2015. Purple Turtle is the first Indian animated character to go global, with a presence in 27 countries and content …


Intel researchers bring frugal innovation to Indian healthcare

Kumar Ranganathan, leader of Intel India’s biosignaling lab, instructed his subordinates to embrace frugal innovation in order to create a device that could increase rural access to cardiac and blood-glucose monitoring. That was four years ago, and the end product is a device is called LifePhonePlus. Unlike urban middle class …