Posts Tagged: India


unmuted

This app for reporting civic issues aims to fill the world’s potholes, clean up its litter, and fix its broken streetlights

When I see litter accumulating on a street corner or a pothole in the road, it annoys me, but rarely do anything about it. I have to choose ...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Facebook check-ins around the world

6 of Facebook’s top check-in places in 2013 are in Asia

Facebook has just released Facebook Stories 2013 – A Year in Review 1, which highlights the most talked about topics around the world,...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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deloitte

China overtakes Taiwan with largest number of fast-growing companies

UK-based consulting firm Deloitte says China surpassed Taiwan with the most ranked companies on its annual list of the top 500 fastest-grow...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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Whatsapp in India

WhatsApp has 30 million active users in India, up 5 million from last month

WhatsApp is accelerating faster than ever in India, and right now has 30 million active users in the country, according to Neeraj Arora, Wha...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 3:19 pm
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iPad Air and retina iPad Mini reach India on December 7

iPad Air and retina iPad Mini reach India on December 7

Sales of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) newest iPad Air and retina-screen iPad Mini kick off on December 7 in India, the company has confirmed....

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 11:59 am
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Eventifier aims to be the world’s biggest event archiving platform, secures $500k funding

Bangalore-based event content aggregation web platform Eventifier announced today it has secured $500,000 funding from Accel Partners an...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 5:10 pm
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Big data news

New news portal seeks to demystify big data

Crayon Data is one of a number of tech ventures that focuses on ‘big data’ and analytics. Now the startup is going one step furt...

  • November 29, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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tuktuk

These high-tech tuk-tuks are going places Uber won’t touch

What you are looking at are probably some of the most high-tech tuk-tuks in the world. Don’t be deceived by the mundane appearance of ...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 8:43 pm
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Top Indian e-store Flipkart finally launches iPhone app

Now valued at $1.6 billion, Flipkart finally launches its iPhone app

Leading Indian e-store Flipkart has been around for years, but only this week did it get round to launching an iOS app. Yes, e-shoppers in t...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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Racing against Amazon, Flipkart starts next-day delivery service

Racing against Amazon, Flipkart starts next-day delivery service

In what could looks to be a new trend in India’s e-commerce industry, Flipkart has come up with a speedy delivery service that guarant...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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Nokia India tax dispute

Nokia offers $369 million to resolve Indian tax tussle that could scupper Microsoft buy-out

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) offer to acquire Nokia’s (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) phone business set off a major tax dispute in India. Wi...

  • December 10, 2013
  • at 10:56 am
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happiest minds ubislate

India’s Happiest Minds to build app store on Datawind’s UbiSlate tablet

One of India’s emerging IT firms Happiest Minds Technologies has shown keen interest in UK-based Datawind’s UbiSlate tablet...

  • December 6, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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New Persistent Venture Fund emerges in India, has already invested in a promising iPad app startup

New Persistent Venture Fund emerges in India, has already invested in a promising iPad app startup

Big and established tech companies have been setting up investment or venture arms of late, making for a very promising trend for startup ec...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 10:18 pm
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MapMyIndia helps you pinpoint friends with new ReachMe app

MapMyIndia helps you pinpoint friends with new ReachMe app

India’s MapMyIndia has come out with a new app that helps you share your current location. Called ReachMe, it lets you do one very spe...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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India mobile wi-fi

Tata Docomo gives people want they want right now: more mobile data

Indian phone owners are sending fewer SMS and calling less these days. With growing smartphone adoption, people want more data. Some telcos ...

  • December 2, 2013
  • at 10:25 pm
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mobile gaming

New seed fund seeks to boost India’s mobile game developers

Indian mobile game developer and publisher Nazara wants to grow the gaming ecosystem in India – as well as take a slice of promising g...

  • November 28, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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NewsHunt app ebooks

India’s Flipboard-esque NewsHunt app sees accelerating growth, expands to e-books

Indian news-reading app NewsHunt is proving popular in its home market. When we last looked at the app it just hit 10 billion page-views. To...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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TrustedCompany is Yelp for e-commerce, aims to solve trust issues online

Trust is still a big issue in e-commerce. The fact that e-commerce transactions eliminate face-to-face interaction can make people get very ...

  • November 26, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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