LTTS sees a way to revival in telecom, hi-tech business

MUMBAI: L&T Technology Services expects business to revive from telecom and hi-tech customers, but the key to faster growth depends on mitigating delays in closing deals with its clients, the top executive of the company told ET. “The journey which customers are taking, our investments in new technology plus the nine deal wins (in the quarter) where […]

Ajay Piramal does it again, sells data analytics business for a profit of Rs 3,350 crore

Piramal group chairman Ajay Piramal has done it again – the art of investing in profitable future businesses and exiting at the right time with handsome profits. Piramal, who bought the US-based health information company Decision Resources Group (DRG) for $635 million (then valued at Rs 3,400 crore) in May 2012, today announced to sell it to the US-based […]

What’s the Inspiration for a Game Where You Can Play as a Piece of Poop? “I Like Objects More Than Human Beings”

‘Wattam’ creator and director Keita Takahashi explains that video games are not necessarily a passion or a part of his everyday life, but he “has many contradictions” in his mind. From developer Funomena and publisher Annapurna Interactive, Wattam is a whimsical adventure featuring a host of worldly inhabitants that frolic, hold each other’s hands, dance and solve […]

The human brain: A source of inspiration for artificial intelligence solutions

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast gaining ground as the next big disruptor in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. Over the last year, content creators across the globe have actively begun to adopt AI tools in order to enhance efficiencies, unlock revenue opportunities and deliver interactive viewing experiences. The uptake has already started in sports production […]

A Texas Transplant Found Inspiration For His First Restaurant in the Last Place He Expected: Home

Doug Adams, Bullard As soon as Doug Adams turned 18, he got the hell out of his hometown and didn’t look back. Adams grew up in Bullard, Texas, a swampy dot on the map about halfway between Dallas and Shreveport, La. It was “very small, very religious, very football,” he says—a town “with more churches […]