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Groupon performance in India : Selling a voucher every 33 seconds, 100% QoQ growth [Interview]

Other players went completely berserk on the consumer side…advertising, marketing campaigns to acquire new customers etc; while we focussed all our energies into getting the right kind of merchants. Our mantra was it may not be the highest priced brands but it has to be a recognised and respected brand.

Exclusive: Apple slashes iPad Price in India, iPad Mini to launch in November

Before the official launch of iPad Mini and iPhone 5 in India, Apple has slashed the price of The New iPad 3 in India by around Rs.1400/ on each model, saving you the price to buy a smart cover. Here…

Newsreel [Oct 29]: Anonymous threatens to take down Facebook & Zynga on November 5

Newsreel [Oct 29]: Anonymous threatens to take down Facebook & Zynga on November 5

Roundup: Narendra Modi touches 1 Mn twitter following [Half of the followers are fake]. Anonymous Is Going After Zynga For mistreating employees.

TheSunnyMag: Schills and flacks are profiteering from Wikipedia. And will Randroids take over?

TheSunnyMag: Schills and flacks are profiteering from Wikipedia. And will Randroids take over?

It was the earnings season last week and we covered most of it in our daily newsreel.Surely, you have read about the Nexus leaks, Surface Tablets and Windows 8 already. Here, we bring you a selection of well written pieces from around the world that might be of interest. Happy reading.

Report: Mobile handset shipment tops 100 million in the first 6 months of 2012. Nokia keeps the lead

In the first six months of this year, a total of 102.43 million handsets were shipped to India with Nokia still leading pack. During the same period, India smartphone shipment reached 5.5 million units, according to Cyber Media Research’s Mobile Handsets Market Review’s September 2012 release.

The Geek Art: Body Tattoos

The Geek Art: Body Tattoos

Geeks take it to the extreme and we bring some of the super cool geeky tattoos we spotted on the wild web.

Newsreel [Oct 27] Google's app engine is now back up & Nexus 10 leaks

Newsreel [Oct 27] Google’s app engine is now back up & Nexus 10 leaks

Citigroup Pays Fine and Fires Star Technology Analyst. Google’s app engine which faced an outage is now back up. Nexus 10 Tablet Seen Running Android 4.2. Stocktwits has opened its API for financial data dominance and more news from around the world.

Newsreel [Oct 26th]: Richard Branson willing to invest in high speed trains of Indian railways

Newsreel [Oct 26th]: Richard Branson willing to invest in high speed trains of Indian railways

Richard Branson willing to invest in high speed trains of Indian railways. Capital advisory firm Viedea has announced that it’s merging with Bangalore based investment bank Allegro Capital Advisors. 16 States and Union Territories Sign tripartite agreements for laying digital highways under National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) and more news.

Report: iOS continues to deliver highest returns to publishers, Android slips

Report: iOS continues to deliver highest returns to publishers, Android slips

iOS delivered the highest effective cost per thousand (eCPM)– a measure of monitisation perfomance– followed by Research In Motion’s Blackberry Operating system and Android, says the third quarter State of Mobile Advertising report by Opera.

Government clears national policy on electronics, aims to create $ 400 billion industry by 2020

Government clears national policy on electronics, aims to create $ 400 billion industry by 2020

The policy largely eyes to create an eco-system for a globally competitive Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector in the country to achieve a turnover of about $ 400 billion.