Indian Startup Makes the World’s First Smartphone for the Blind

The Times of India recently caught up with Indian entrepreneur Sumit Dagar who’s working on an upcoming smartphone for blind people. I...

  • April 25, 2013
  • at 7:28 pm
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Angry Birds Cartoons Coming to Asia’s TV Screens This Saturday

Angry Birds is a pop culture phenomenon all around the world already. Not only has its creators, Rovio, launched games and merchandise, now ...

  • March 12, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Report: ZTE Shuts R&D Lab and Scales Down Operations in India

India’s Economic Times cites sources who claim that Chinese telecoms firm and phone-maker ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063) is shutting down ...

  • February 6, 2013
  • at 12:42 pm
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India’s MakeMyTrip Acquires HotelTravel.com for $25 Million

Medianama reports that India’s MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT) has acquired HotelTravel.com for $25 million: The acquisition is in line with ...

  • November 7, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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YouTube, Facebook Reportedly Blocked in Kashmir

Following the controversial amateurish online film called ‘Innocence of Muslims’ several countries have protested against it and sought ...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 2:23 pm
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Mumbai Turns to Twitter, Google Docs to Arrange Car Pools After Train Stoppages

There’s an interesting account over on Indian tech blog Pluggd.in showing how folks in Mumbai made very creative us of Twitter and Goo...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Speak up Asia: IEEE Internet Computing Calls for Papers on Censorship

IEEE Internet Computing magazine is calling for submissions on Internet Censorship and Control. Given the amount of censorship that we’...

  • August 7, 2012
  • at 9:53 am
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Google Play Adds Device Sales in India, Nexus 7 Now Ready to Order Online

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) opened up its Android market, Google Play, to e-books in India last month, and now Android fans in the country can buy ...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 12:30 am
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Sticker Shock at BlackBerry Z10 Price in India, Will Cost $250 More Than a Samsung Galaxy SIII

BlackBerry has just put a price-tag on its brand-new BlackBerry Z10 in India, where it’ll cost Rs 43,490 (US$800) in an unlocked state...

  • February 25, 2013
  • at 7:05 pm
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Tomorrow’s Blackberry 10 Global Launch to be Live-Streamed Online

The much anticipated global launch of Blackberry 10 is only one day away. You can watch it live via webcast tomorrow at 11PM Singapore time....

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 7:15 pm
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Budget Nokia Lumia 510 Priced at $200, Hitting Asia and Emerging Markets Next Month

Nokia has been focusing on Asia and emerging markets for its Symbian phones but quite some time – but now it’s doing the same wi...

  • October 23, 2012
  • at 9:27 pm
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Vivek Wadhwa on the Reverse Brain Drain

Here’s an interesting interview in The Atlantic with Indian-American entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa. He talks about why America’s imm...

  • October 3, 2012
  • at 10:50 am
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From China With Love: Huawei Targets India, Plans 20,000 New Stores

Folks in India are buying new phones at the rate of about 10 million a month. China’s Huawei wants a piece of that, using its India-ba...

  • August 15, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Mumbai Gets Foursquare Badge

Here’s another Asian Foursquare badge launched just yesterday. Checkin to five spots on this list of Mumbai favorites places to earn...

  • May 27, 2012
  • at 2:40 am
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