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Star India bags IPL media rights for $2.55bn

NEW DELHI - Broadcast giant Star India has won global media rights for the highly lucrative Indian Premier League, the most popular sports event in the cricket-mad country of 1.25 billion, with a record $2.55 billion bid...

6 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

YouTube Go turns YouTube into offline video portal

Google's latest app YouTube Go, aims to make it easier for those with limited connectivity to watch videos offline...

By Myolisi Sikupela 28 Sep 2016

INDIA

India's goat sellers flock to Internet this Eid

NEW DEHLI - After decades of flocking to traditional livestock markets ahead of Eid, breeders in India are now heading online to haggle a good price for their prized animals...

23 Sep 2015

INDIA

India asks YouTube to block banned rape film

NEW DEHLI, INDIA: India said on Thursday it had asked YouTube to block access to a documentary about a savage gang-rape in Delhi, after barring broadcasters from airing the film... (Videos)

6 Mar 2015

INDIA

HuffPost launches in India, eyes China edition

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Huffington Post has launched an Indian version of its news website and has announced its next big goal was a Chinese edition...

9 Dec 2014

INDIA

Google guns for 300 million new Indian local language users

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Search giant Google has announced the creation of a new Hindi-language website in an ambitious bid to add 300 million Indian Internet users by 2017 and bridge the country's linguistic digital divide.

6 Nov 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

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

SOUTH AFRICA

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

INDIA

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

SOUTH AFRICA

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

INDIA

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

SINGAPORE

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

SOUTH AFRICA

M&G editor resigns, off to New Delhi

NEWSWATCH: Mail & Guardian's editor-in-chief, Nic Dawes, has resigned to take up a post at the Hindustan Times in New Delhi, the newspaper reports.

By Rod Baker 17 May 2013

INDIA

India's top court postpones Bharti boss hearing

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's highest court has indefinitely postponed a hearing for telecom tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal over corruption allegations involving the allotment of telecom airwaves.

1 May 2013

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