E-commerce: A Boon for the Current Economic Downturn? [Insight: 57% business comes from non Tier-1 cities]

A couple of straight facts first: The e-commerce market in India had clocked close to Rs 50,000 cores by the end of 2011. Even though there are less than 10 million internet users who are actually engaging in e-commerce activities,…

July Systems Launches Retail Edition of Mi Platform Studio, Targets Marketers

July Systems, cloud-based mobile application platform provider has launched the retail edition of Mi, a Platform Studio for marketers to create and manage rich, highly customizable mobile promotions. The Mi Platform Studio is an easy-to-use visual tool that empowers marketers…

Will you say “iDo!” when your kids ask for an iPad?

Will you say “iDo!” when your kids ask for an iPad?

iPad for kids? Well, a cool 33% parents favor an iPad for their kids. Moreover, above 80% of them agree to fund game and ebook downloads! What’s more is that 92% of parents approve the iPad as a homework tool…

Desktop Virtualization

Citrix and Dell Launch Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Appliance

Citrix and Dell have partnered to launch a VDI (Virtual desktop infrastructure) appliance for the mass market. The Dell DVS Simplified solution with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box™ is an easy, repeatable solution that will be sold through Dell’s global sales team and…

Facebook India says its not responsible for user generated content on the site, Facebook.com

Just after Yahoo India announced that it is not a social network,  Facebook has told Delhi trial court that the company is not responsible for user-generated content hosted on its website. Earlier, Indian government gave nod to prosecute Google, Yahoo…

App Hackathon: Tips To Get You Started [I haven't worked on Windows Phone before, Can I join?]

App Hackathon: Tips To Get You Started [I haven't worked on Windows Phone before, Can I join?]

I got a lot of calls stating they haven’t worked with Windows Phone OS before and wanted to know if they could join. Well, there is no second thought to it, Of Course You Can Join! In order to help…

Opera launches Payment Exchange

Opera Software has launched the Opera Payment Exchange (OPX) that will enable the global user base of Opera Mini with the power to carry out mobile transactions securely and simply with payment instruments they know and trust. The Opera Payment…

India to setup National Cyber Coordination Centre to Scan Tweets, Facebook Status Updates and Emails.

India to setup National Cyber Coordination Centre to Scan Tweets, Facebook Status Updates and Emails.

After winning the Blackberry case (as the company has setup its servers in India), the Indian government has now gone a step further by setting up an internet scanning agency which will seek to monitor all web traffic passing through…

Mobile Internet in India: 56% Smartphone users access Internet multiple times a day

Mobile Internet in India: 56% Smartphone users access Internet multiple times a day

Mobile Internet is the next BIG revolution in India and as per a study conducted by Google India and IPSOS, around 94% Indian smartphone users have used their smart device to access Internet from their phone. – 56% of smartphone…