Worldspace Radio - Who killed the DJ?

Last Day of Worldspace in India [Post Mortem]

Worldspace India is shutting down its service from today onwards (i.e. on December 31st) and while we wait for the new owner to revisit their India strategy, lets look at Worldspace story in India. 8 years, 35 Channels, 4.5 Lakh…

technology crossword

Technology Puzzle for Geeks [Crossword]

Lets end the year with a technology puzzle.

To get started,click on a word and the moment you do that, timer starts.

You are a chicken if you keep clicking on ‘Solve’ button – so feel free to use the search box.

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Sharing Happens at Facebook, Twitter is Least Engaging Share Platform [Report]

The fact that people are sharing a lot on social networking and microblogging sites is no news now, but what is definitely interesting and noteworthy is the trend in sharing as well as the engagement pattern within different types of…

Google Twitter Implementation on Real Time Search

Google’s Real Time Search Integration – Defies it’s own UX Principles

Google implemented Real Time search a few weeks back and owing to the integration, Google search looks uglier and cluttered. Maybe that’s the bing effect.
Or the threat from Twitter, i.e. social search which is forcing Goog to clutter it’s page with real time updates as well as rich media search.

How Aamir Khan Played with Twitter Hashtags!

It’s not a secret. People are using it everyday to find a quick audience. And no small audience, but audiences of a scale and magnitude of huge population in Twitter. Aamir Khan did it, recently for 3 Idiots. Twitter has…

Travelocity Files FIR against Cleartrip for Data Theft

Travelocity India has accused Cleartrip of partnering with Desiya officials and has filed a FIR in Gurgaon.
Travelguru acquired Desiya in 2007 and was later acquired by Travelocity in September of 2009. In the FIR, Travelocity has even named Desiya employees (MD Amit Taneja, Regional Manager (North) Sanjeet Singh and travel consultant Imran Ansari) for passing on the data to Cleartrip.

HungryZone - For all ye Hungy souls

‘Buffet Search’ for Hungry Bangalore!

Hungry Bangalore (HungryZone) introduces Buffet Search for the foodies. And it is a pretty interesting way of searching buffet options at any given point of time. For example it helps a visitor with: A double-slider to list buffets within a…

Answer this: VPS Servers in India, Sales commission structure, A/B Testing..and more Questions

We launched Answers service a few days back and here are a few questions waiting for your inputs.

Worldspace Radio - Who killed the DJ?

Worldspace India to go mute from Dec 31st

Worldspace US filed for bankruptcy in October 2008 and December 31, 2009 is when their Indian arm will do mute, i.e. will cease to exist from January 1st.

The company, in a letter to subscribers have announced the latest developments and subscribers who have paid for services beyond December 31st stand to lose their money.

Is this Why US Recession Hit the Indian IT industry?

Great economists will always say that education, food and medical industry can never be hurt by any recession. If you dig deep you would find that these are the industries where over consumption can never happen and also, these being…