ET’s Power of Ideas Initiative

Economictimes has launched ‘Power of Ideas’ initiative – the idea is to encourage anyone and everyone with an idea, to realize his or her entrepreneurial dream. Here are few questions that might help you in your decision of whether to…

Sabeer Bhatiya’s ApnaCircle acquired by Viadeo

Sabeer Bhatiya’s Apnacircle (review) has been acquired by Viadeo, France based business networking site. ApnaCircle boasts of 350,000 member base and raised investment from BCCL – the acquisition will result in BCCL opening up the ad space (across print/media) for…

The change!

Well, feel free to blast us..feel free to call us names..but we had to do this. We had to change the overall look and feel of NextBigWhat.com – not by choice, but we were forced to. Here is why: traffic…

Apple vs. Microsoft’s Usability [Friday Fun]

This pic says it all: [via flickr] Also see: Do you follow any Usability Principle? | How Should Startups conduct Usability Testing?

User Generated Content in India: What web can learn from Radio and TV

[Guest post by Naman – he shares an interesting analysis of UGC (user generated content) in India and what web can learn from Radio and TV.] – User generated content looks like a more web 2.0 thing but taking a…

Twitter Friends on T-Shirt/Mug? Calling Design startups

How about a a mosaic of images of your Twitter followers or friends a t-shirt? Or a mug? Well, sxoop/zazzle does it (via TC), but how about a local solution for Indian twitter users. Essentially, sxoop enables one to create…

12 India Focused Venture Funds withdraw registration application

Call it the penguin effect, but the news is that 12 venture funds have withdrawn their registration application in the last few days. Among the funds that withdrew applications, 5 are foreign VCs, while 7 are domestic funds. The total…

How many mobile connections are there worldwide?

Well, as per GSMA, there are 4 Billion connections worldwide – and is expected to reach 6 billion connections by 2013 (source) While this may not translate to total number of users (can’t say 58% of world population has a…

Billu, Hungama launch social app on Orkut

Billu Barber has partnered with Hungama and the online promo has started with launch of Orkut app (hopefully, FB app is on it’s way). “Just like the film Billu is about two worlds coming together to create special moments between…

FDI – The Gates are Open

Election is nearing and govt. has finally woken up – govt. has taken a milestone decision to relax foreign direct investments norms in telecom, aviation, retail, insurance and media sectors. Opening the Flood Gates Equity investments routed through companies in…