UnPluGGd

Pluggd.in != Supreme Court [#UnPluGGd2 Nomination Deadline Extended]

In this country we are used to deadlines shifting. We even have a petition to shift the deadline of another petition. At PI we try to stay away from this trend – and in most cases manage to do so….

Mobile Web–India Leads With Highest Growth Rate [Opera Mobile Web Report]

India tops the chart for highest growth rate of Unique Users (338.7%since August 2009), as per Opera’s August 2010 report. Few Interesting Global trends In August 2010, Opera Mini had more than 66.5 million users, a 6.8 percent (%) increase…

You don’t need to ask for permission to change the world !!

Design for Change is an innovative and exciting competition for young people that might just change the world! Young people who enter are asked to design a solution to a problem in their community and make it happen. Each individual…

Twitter Launches Fast Follow in India, Receive SMS Updates Without Twitter Account [Updated]

Twitter has announced Fast Follow in India, enabling you to receive Twitter messages from any Twitter users on your phone without even having a Twitter account. The service is currently available only on Airtel and Videocon network and you can…

Guts!

Do Big Companies Really Kill Startups? (Or is it about Speed)

How would you feel if you are founder of Bit.ly and you came to know about Twitter’s url shortener launch? The game is over? Or the game has just begun? While I leave the positive thinking powers aside, does size…

Aadhar Project

Milestone Achieved–First UID Issued in India Today

Today the first set of Indian citizens from the village of  Nandurbar, Maharashtra  will get their UIDs. It is heartening to see that the talk is finally resulting in the walk. With Mr. Nilekani heading this project, there was never…

By 2015, 75% of Internet Advertising Will be Social in Nature [Google’s Display Advertising Forecast]

Can Facebook do it? They have beaten Google in web traffic, but the monetization piece is still a long way to go. Having said that, Google admits the importance of social and has shared their insights/future of digital advertising. 50…

Twitter, Wine and India? Well, There is a Connection

Companies around the globe are abuzz with CSR initiatives, which is great. A number of these have had noteworthy positive impacts on the society. A recent offering from one of the current heartthrobs could very well go a long way…

Browser War – Google Takes Print Advertising Route to Promote Chrome in India

Google has gone the offline route to promote Chrome in India. The company has put up full page advertising on both Times of India and Economic Times newspapers. Browser War in India Take a look at the latest figures from…

Tech WWWorld: TC Acquired by AOL, OpenOffice Liberation from Oracle

Techcrunch, as speculated has been acquired by AOL. Michael Arrington candidly puts it “The truth is I was tired. But I wasn’t tired of writing, or speaking at events. I was tired of our endless tech problems, our inability to…