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INDIA

Zuckerberg's plan to get India online
Zuckerberg's plan to get India online

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said his social media network wanted to help India's new prime minister connect remote villages in the country so over 1.2bn people living in the country had access to the internet.

10 Oct 2014 09:51

INDIA

Website stops workers from slacking at work
Website stops workers from slacking at work

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's new right-wing government has begun an online trial to register staff attendance records, in an effort to lower absenteeism among the country's notoriously work-shy bureaucrats.

9 Oct 2014 09:13

INDIA

Smartphone makers seek growth in India
Smartphone makers seek growth in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Smartphone manufacturers are in a race to capture the bottom of India's economic pyramid as they battle for customers in the fast-growing low-end market where analysts say opportunities are vast.

8 Sep 2014 09:21

INDIA

Shoes that show you where you're going
Shoes that show you where you're going

NEW DELHI, INDIA: "Wizard of Oz" heroine Dorothy only had to click her ruby red slippers together and they would spirit her home to Kansas.

1 Sep 2014 08:27

INDIA

Intex smartphone costs just $33
Intex smartphone costs just $33

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Intex, the manufacturer of a new $33 smartphone billed as India's cheapest said it aims to sell 500,000 devices in the next three months in what it called a "new era" for the market.

28 Aug 2014 12:49

INDIA

India is no longer a land of 'snake charmers and black magic'
India is no longer a land of 'snake charmers and black magic'

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a "digital India" could compete with the world and hailed its information technology professionals for banishing the country's image as a land of "snake charmers and black magic".

18 Aug 2014 08:40

INDIA

India's Bharti makes $184m in three months
India's Bharti makes $184m in three months

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's top mobile phone firm, Bharti Airtel, reported almost 61% increase in profits - compared with last year - helped by less competition and a wider customer base.

31 Jul 2014 11:49

INDIA

India's 'Peace Force' launches Facebook clean-up mission
India's 'Peace Force' launches Facebook clean-up mission

MUMBAI, INDIA: Thousands of Indians have joined an online campaign aiming to clean Facebook of content they consider offensive, raising fears they are trying to "morally police" the social networking site.

18 Jun 2014 09:23

INDIA

Singh hands over Twitter account to Modi
Singh hands over Twitter account to Modi

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's official prime minister's Twitter handle will be handed over to premier-elect Narendra Modi, according to an official statement a day after the account was reset sparking a furious backlash.

22 May 2014 08:23

INDIA

Vijay Sai Pratap
The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014 14:00

INDIA

Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced
Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced

The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.

7 Mar 2014 10:13

INDIA

HP to launch its 'voice tablets' in India
HP to launch its 'voice tablets' in India

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Hewlett-Packard announced it was launching a line of "voice tablets," or outsized smartphones, for consumers in India.

18 Jan 2014 09:05

INDIA

Tata's new Nano now with power steering
Tata's new Nano now with power steering

MUMBAI, INDIA: India's struggling Tata Nano, launched in 2009 as the world's cheapest car, unveiled a new, pricier variant of the jelly-bean-shaped car now with power-steering in a bid to boost flagging sales.

14 Jan 2014 09:11

INDIA

Top India Bitcoin operator halts trade after bank warning
Top India Bitcoin operator halts trade after bank warning

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's biggest Bitcoin trading platform said on its website Friday it had suspended operations after the central bank warned against the risks of using virtual money.

30 Dec 2013 09:28

INDIA

SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners
SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, US: The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising has announced the 2013 award winners - and so often, South Africa was well represented among the winners.

20 Dec 2013 06:52

INDIA

Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog
Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog

NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.

19 Dec 2013 09:47

INDIA

Telecommunications pact between Reliance and Bharti
Telecommunications pact between Reliance and Bharti

NEW DELHI - Two of India's billionaire tycoons announced a pact that will see them share telecommunications infrastructure that may accelerate roll-out of communication services in the fiercely competitive sector while cutting costs of using these technologies.

13 Dec 2013 06:05

INDIA

Top Indian magazine embroiled in sex assault scandal
Top Indian magazine embroiled in sex assault scandal

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's leading investigative news magazine was embroiled in scandal on Thursday after its editor admitted sexually assaulting a colleague and said he would step aside for six months as "penance".

25 Nov 2013 12:07

INDIA

2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards: Winners
2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards: Winners

BEIJING, CHINA: The winners of the 2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards, honouring the best in Asia Pacific's digital marketing, have been announced.

18 Nov 2013 15:05

INDIA

Life is Beautiful - '66 human lives - beautiful all over again'
Life is Beautiful - '66 human lives - beautiful all over again'

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Pond's paints India pink to raise awareness about breast cancer.

4 Nov 2013 16:52

INDIA

India's daily readership of online news and information jumps 34%
India's daily readership of online news and information jumps 34%

NEW DELHI, INDIA: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report highlighting online news readership in India based on data from its comScore Media Metrix service.

1 Oct 2013 14:35

INDIA

Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners
Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners

SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.

19 Sep 2013 05:49

INDIA

Nokia says India 'least favourite market': report
Nokia says India 'least favourite market': report

Tax problems lead to Nokia criticism of India as its "least favourable market"in which to operate.

26 Aug 2013 05:42

INDIA

What you need from your website design company
What you need from your website design company

GURGAON, INDIA: Every online business owner looks out for an impeccable website design company that can help their business grow a great deal in quick time.

22 Aug 2013 11:12

INDIA

Hackers attack exiled Tibet government website

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Hackers have attacked the Tibetan government-in-exile's Chinese-language website with an unidentified virus, making the portal inaccessible, an official spokesman told AFP on Tuesday.

14 Aug 2013 07:02

INDIA

OnMobile partners with MTN to migrate their RBT services globally
OnMobile partners with MTN to migrate their RBT services globally

BANGALORE, INDIA: India headquartered OnMobile Global Limited‚ a global leader in telecom value-added services (VAS)‚ announced on Tuesday that it has won a deal with MTN Group as preferred RBT partner.

24 Jul 2013 12:01

INDIA

Imenso Software's new solutions to enhance businesses' CRM efficiency
Imenso Software's new solutions to enhance businesses' CRM efficiency

GURGAON, INDIA: A veteran company providing software development services, Imenso Software, announces their proficiency in building efficient customer-relationship management solutions marking their business goals.

19 Jul 2013 15:48

INDIA

Unilever raises stake in Indian unit HUL to 67%

MUMBAI, INDIA: Anglo-Dutch food giant Unilever said it has paid US$3.2bn for an additional 14.8% in its Indian subsidiary as part of its strategy of expanding in emerging markets.

8 Jul 2013 09:51

INDIA

India's Ambani brothers sign US$2.1bn telecoms deal

MUMBAI, INDIA: India's billionaire Ambani brothers announced on Friday a US$2.1 billion agreement to share telecom tower infrastructure, cementing a reconciliation in the once-warring family.

10 Jun 2013 11:21

INDIA

Vuclip redefines mobile ad effectiveness metrics
Vuclip redefines mobile ad effectiveness metrics

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Vuclip, reputed to be the world's largest independent mobile video and media company, has announced it now offers a solution to evaluate mobile campaign effectiveness.

22 May 2013 12:06

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