Posts Tagged: India

Homegrown smartphone brands could beat Apple and Samsung in the Philippines and across Asia

In July, we uncovered the possible reasons why high-end smartphones do not lead in the Southeast Asian market. This fact won’t change any...

  • September 3, 2013
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Frrole forays into social intelligence for marketing

Microsoft-backed Indian startup Frrole forays into social intelligence for marketing

Bangalore-based social intelligence startup Frrole has launched enterprise software for the media and entertainment (M&E) sector. Amarpr...

  • August 29, 2013
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More than 50% of Indian netizens access internet via mobile (INFOGRAPHIC)

India is poised to become the second largest mobile internet market globally (after China) within the next four years. Effective Measure, a ...

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 3:46 pm
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How Shopify plans to be an advocate for Asia’s small online retailers

When Shopify entered Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and India, there was plenty of buzz about how it lets retailers sell online without nee...

  • August 26, 2013
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Anchanto’s e-commerce dream: island-wide delivery under 99 minutes

E-commerce is a bogeyman for many retail stores. While big players like Walmart and Costco have the resources to invest heavily in e-commerc...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 3:54 pm
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Samsung dominates India’s mobile phone market

India's mobile market is heating up with Samsung taking the lead and Nokia losing in the face of new local competition and Android and iOS o...

  • August 20, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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SingTel and Indian telco Bharti Airtel

SingTel to pay $302 million for larger stake in Indian telco Bharti Airtel

SingTel (SGX:Z74) is set to take a larger stake in Indian telco Bharti Airtel (NSE:BHARTIARTL). The Singaporean company will pay $302 millio...

  • August 16, 2013
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India’s JustDial takes a swipe at Foodpanda, launches online food ordering in 16 cities

Indian local search engine and listings site JustDial (BSE:535648; NSE:JUSTDIAL) has taken a swipe at Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda this wee...

  • August 14, 2013
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India, dating app Thrill

Indian dating app Thrill: “Women are in control, men gotta make the grade”

Location-based dating apps are popping up all over Asia, from Thailand to China. India’s smartphone-toting youngsters are not left out...

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Uber launches in India

Uber rolls into India, launches in Bangalore with lower prices and less flashy cars

Fancy car-booking service Uber has already rolled into three new Asian cities so far this summer – Taipei, Seoul, then Shanghai –...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 12:01 pm
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The pain and the passion behind building Asian language keyboard apps

This past weekend, I briefly mentioned the Perfect Tibetan Keyboard app, which allows Tibetan text input across a variety of platforms. Also...

  • August 29, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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India’s coupons and cashback site Cashkaro now offers restaurant discounts

India’s e-commerce market looks large and lucrative enough from the outside, but insiders know it is very challenging. In fact, the number...

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Thrillophilia wants to put the adrenaline and adventure into your trip to India

These days, backpackers don’t need guidebooks – they’ve got mobile apps. And the internet can also help you find the best of what ...

  • August 23, 2013
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UCWeb overtakes Opera as India’s top mobile browser, adds Jack Ma to board (INFOGRAPHIC)

Did UCWeb just snatch the India mobile browser crown from Opera? That’s what the company claims, citing Statcounter data that puts its...

  • August 22, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Thrill: Indian mobile dating app that puts women in the driver’s seat

With misogyny and sexual assault against women in India dominating headlines lately, a new mobile dating app called Thrill is making a state...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 1:37 pm
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Indian chat apps - Should we be watching the quiet innovation in India?

Indian chat apps: should we be watching the quiet innovation in India?

I think we're all too focused on the chat apps from East Asia, are we neglecting the quiet innovation that is happening over in India in the...

  • August 14, 2013
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Facebook users in India, 2013

Facebook now has 82 million users in India, 75% access it from phones

Kevin D’souza, Facebook’s country growth manager in India, has revealed that Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) now has 82 million active users in Ind...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 12:55 pm
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The Reason Why Startups Fail in India is Different From Why They Fail in Silicon Valley

I read an interview with Steve Hogan recently about the reason for failed startups. Take a look at the number one reason why startups fail a...

  • August 8, 2013
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