The Indian government wants app developers to build citizen service mobile applications. And wants them bad. An app development contest inviting developers to make apps under six categories.
The phone company backed by private equity players Sequoia Capital, Sandstone Capital and Madison India Capital is had earlier withdrawn its Rs 426 cr IPO plans citing weakness in the market.
The search giant which began a 20% workforce reduction (4000 employees) at Motorola in August last year, is reportedly laying off 10 % more of Motorola staff.
Nearly six out of ten mobile web users are now comfortable with mobile advertising as they are with television or online advertising, says a new study. The study by mobile advertising network Inmobi, revealed that 59% of mobile web users…
This increase in usage of Sports, Media and Social apps does not only does not only indicate user maturity but also a considerable shift in the overall mobile Internet eco system.
The Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2012 to 2017 says that mobile data traffic will reach 11.2 exabytes per month by 2017. The increase is partly due to growth in number of mobile internet connections, the report said.
AngelPrime incubated Mobile PoS startup, EzeTap has gone live with partners that includes Citibank, Flipkart, Bajaj Allianz, BookmyShow and ShoppersStop.
The service allows residents to pay for electricity bills, property tax, water bill, traffic challan among other services which the government of Karnataka provides.
Tax authorities suspect that the company has not paid tax in India, the report said. The phonemaker, which counts India as one of its largest markets sells millions of handsets in the country which has over 900 million mobile phone subscriptions.
It is expected that number of users accessing Internet through mobile devices is going to cross 100 Million by March 2014, the study by the Internet and Mobile Association of India said.