iPhone and the Indian market – what are your options?

Officially, iPhone may not be available in the Indian market for another few months. But are Indians really looking out for iPhone? I don’t think so. Have a look at the trend data: Max. searches are emanating from Singapore, Greece…

World map of social network – Facebook leads the way

ValleyWag has done an interesting representation of world map of social nets,using data from Alexa. Here are a few excerpts: Orkut leads in the Indian subcontinent, as well as Brazil; Facebook is stronger, internationally, than Myspace, with surprising strongholds in…

OnYoMo and iXiGo launch SMS-based lowest airline price search service

OnYoMo and iXiGo have partnered to provide the lowest airline price search service, a service which enables you to search for the lowest airticket price for a given journey. Here is how it works: To receive the entire SMS format,…

Latest Buzz in the Indian Internet circuit

Morning roundup of latest buzz in the Indian Internet market. Office Hours Peak Time For Watching Online Videos – Nautanki.tv Study In India, 85 percent of online video consumption happens from offices. 76 percent of all video consumption happens from…

IDG Ventures India & Sasken to invest $6m in spin out entity "ConnectM Technology Solutions"

Sasken Communication Technologies Ltd. (Sasken) and IDG Ventures India, a $150 million technology venture capital fund, today announced the launch of ConnectM Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd (ConnectM) for providing Machine 2 Machine (M2M) enabled solutions to global markets. ConnectM is…

Roundup of new launches in Indian Internet space: SecondShaadi, Pinkvilla, Kyazoonga

Quite a happening day in the Indian Internet space – we had three launches but at the same time I am quite skeptical of these products, so treat this post as a FYI. SecondShaadi.com Started by Desimartini guys, secondshaadi is…

Podcast with Avinash Agrawal, Founder RouteGuru

RouteGuru has done an out of box thinking by defining the driving directions using landmarks. Impressed by this, I did a podcast with Avinash Agrawal, founder of RouteGuru. In this podcast, Avinash & I talk about founder’s background, journey of…

The Retail Gold Rush – India #1 destination for retail investment

The retail story in India has just started. While Big Bazaars and Food Worlds are expanding in tier-II cities, biggies like Wal Mart are entering the Indian retail market with a big bang. AT Kearney’s GRDI (Global Retail Development Index)…

Academics and product development in India – Reality Check

With the empowerment of web, and India being the hub to generate servicing revenues, I wonder why isn’t enough attention paid to improve the academic value system?. I don’t mean IITs/IIMs which are well known for outsourcing best resources elsewhere…

Nokia and Vodaphone launch shareideas.org – wiki community for the benefit of society

Just a day after I covered how mapunity is utilizing the mobile logs to improve the traffic situation in Bangalore, I came across Shareideas.org, a site developed in joint collaboration with Nokia and Vodaphpone. Shareideas.org is a global wiki community…