Cyber Media Group to launch Technology Review magazine in India

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Publishing | July 17, 2008
The media group, in partnership with MIT's Technology Review Inc., also plans to organise the EmTech conference for Indian corporates

Cyber & #BANNER1 & # Media is partnering with MIT's Technology Review Inc. to launch the Indian edition of one of the oldest technology magazines, Technology Review.

Technology Review Inc. is an independent media company owned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Technology Review was launched in 1899. The magazine has editions in China, France, Germany and Italy. It reaches more than two million industry and R&D (research and development) leaders around the world through its print magazine, website, newsletters and live events.

The Cyber Media Group is one of the largest speciality media houses in South Asia. It has 15 titles under its umbrella. Some of its popular titles are BioSpectrum, Dare, DataQuest, PCQuest and Voice & Data. Cyber Media also offers media services through IDC India (market research) and Content Matrix LLC (content management and multimedia). The group is active in the television medium and on the Internet ( as well.

Jason Pontin

Pradeep Gupta
The two media organisations have also agreed to bring the EmTech Technology Conference, an annual gathering of corporates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in early 2009 by holding a similar conference for Indian corporates in India.

In an official communique, Jason Pontin, editor in chief and publisher, Technology Review, says, "Cyber Media's long standing experience and expertise in technology publishing made them the first choice for us when it came to taking the tough decision of getting our magazine to India. By all measures, the partnership is going to be a fruitful and long lasting association."

Speaking to afaqs!, Pradeep Gupta, chairman, Cyber Media Group, says, "This new title launch will be our 16th media offering, expanding our existing presence in the technology sector. Technology Review will bring the best and latest developments in emerging technologies to Indian readers. The title is the best bet for sourcing the latest innovations on the business and technology fronts. It not only tracks new technologies, but will also analyse their effects on industry and its leaders."

Gupta shares that they are still figuring out the number of pages and the price for the Indian edition. The Indian edition of Technology Review, a monthly magazine, will be introduced to readers at the inaugural EmTech India Conference in 2009.

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