Posts Tagged: India


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“Siri for Android” Nears 1 Million Downloads

If you’re an Android user who envies Siri on iOS5, worry not, you have Iris to play with. Iris, or Siri spelled backwards, spits out infor...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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As India Pushes For Ban on Offensive Content, Facebook Responds

India’s communications minister Kapil Sibal [1] today affirmed the nation’s intent to ban offensive online material, after makin...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Muvi.com: Bollywood Gets A Social Review Website

If you know about RottenTomatoes, then you will understand what India-based Muvi.com is trying to achieve. RottenTomatoes is for Hollywood, ...

  • November 17, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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India’s Check-in Service Mojostreet Finds One Mobile Platform Outperforms Others

Earlier this year we told you about Indian location-based service Mojostreet, a promising start-up that received $350,000 in funding in Apri...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 10:08 am
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Deals And You Raises $17 Million Funding from Mayfield Fund and Norwest Venture Partners

Group buying website Deals and You has raised $17 million from a group of investors, led by Mayfield Fund and Norwest Venture Partners ̵...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 8:40 pm
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MapmyIndia Will Lead You to Businesses, Places, With New ShowNearby App

Today, MapmyIndia has launched a useful location-based service (LBS) app called ShowNearby that leads users to nearby places and venues, suc...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Facebook: India to be Number 1 User-Base Soon, With Booming Mobile Usage

Facebook’s VP for mobile, Vaughan Smith, has expressed his great confidence in India, saying that the country will likely rise to be F...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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Acquia Looking to Spread the Word of Drupal in Asia

I’m reading a couple of reports this evening (Economic Times, e27) that Drupal development company Acquia, founded by Dries Buytaert, ...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Wikipedia Sets Up Its First Overseas Office in India

Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization that manages the global, crowd-sourced online encyclopedia Wikipedia, has set up its fir...

  • November 6, 2011
  • at 3:48 pm
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Social and Mobile, This is How India Enjoys the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. India and China are often ment...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Social Games Big in Asia, But How are They Doing in India?

We’ve written much here on this blog about social gaming in Asia, particularly in China and Japan. But we don’t hear too much about the ...

  • November 22, 2011
  • at 11:20 pm
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Fashionandyou Bags $40 Million From Norwest, Intel, Sequoia, Nokia

I have been hearing a lot about Fashionandyou.com from some of my friends in India. It is one of the most socially savvy e-commerce sites in...

  • November 16, 2011
  • at 4:22 pm
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PC Industry Shows Double-Digit Q3 Growth in India [Report]

New numbers from research firm Gartner on the PC market in India say that there’s an increase of nearly 13 percent in the units shippe...

  • November 12, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Amazon Reportedly Entering India With a Marketplace Approach. Why?

We know already that Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) is entering the Indian market pretty soon. But the approach the online retail giant is taking to...

  • November 11, 2011
  • at 7:00 pm
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Micromax A85, from a Chinese OEM, is India’s Cheapest Android Dual-Core Smartphone

India’s up-and-coming telco Micromax is about to make its first move into the higher-end smartphone segment with the new A85, an Nvidi...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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China’s UCWeb Browser Has Sights Set on India

Recently we’ve been bringing you some information about the success of China’s UCWeb mobile browser, which after success in Chin...

  • November 9, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Bangalore Start-up OfferGrid Receives Seed Investment from MyFirstCheque

We’ve received news that Bangalore-based OfferGrid has received seed investment from MyFirstCheque, a seed fund that invests in budding In...

  • November 7, 2011
  • at 5:14 pm
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BBC.com Steps Up Efforts to Localize News for Asia

International premier news portal BBC.com has launched three new dedicated editions of its website for India, Asia, and Australia/New Zealan...

  • November 3, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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