Dhiti–Recommendation Engine that Helps Drive User Engagement

If you are a publisher, search engine referrals still rule your analytics and it’s really hard to build a sustainable user engagement in site if engagement is dependent on how frequently you refresh data. Dhiti is a company and the…

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…

Exclusive: ABC Consultants Takes on Naukri.com, To Launch Job Site for Executive Hiring

ABC Consultants, one of the oldest (and topmost) recruitment firm in the country missed out on the Internet era and Naukri.com zoomed past everybody to become the defacto name for hiring in the corporate world. Having said that, Naukri still…

Nokia N900 is a Document Scanner too

Nokia N900 users – you can stop spending money on scanning documents. A new app, FrontView900 easily converts your phone into a scanner – and all that for free. The app (link) uses the inbuilt N900 camera to take snapshots…

15 Years Ago, India Made its First Cellular Call on this Date

As far as forecasts are concerned, India is expected to touch 1.159 billion subscribers by end of 2013 and the industry is expected to reach Rs 344,921 crore (US$ 73.47 billion) by 2012 at a growth rate of over 26 per cent.

Nokia Market Share in India Falling (Losing Out To Local Players)

Nokia losing market share is no big news, but its a big news when the story is happening in India or any other emerging market, where Nokia always had a strong hold. We earlier shared a report by IDC India…

WordPress 3.0 Released – End of Blogging Battle, The CMS War Begins

We have been covering the finer aspects of WordPress 3.0 and not because we love the blogging tool, but because the latest release, i.e. 3.0 (code named: Thelonious) takes the software to a new level. Like we earlier pointed out,…

Opera’s Mobile Web Report – iPhone is #3 Browser (Worldwide), Takes a shot at Chrome with cheeky video

Opera is on a PR spree and the company has gotten quite aggressive in the last few months. First, they announced 100 million downloads of the Opera mini and then came the iPhone app approval. Firefox’s Firebug counterpart to Opera,…

How SAAS Pricing Plans Have Evolved Over a Period of Time

We are in the process of finalizing pricing for my startup Visual Website Optimizer, which is an A/B and Multivariate testing tool. As you can imagine, fixing price is one of the toughest decisions that a startup has to (inevitably) take. Once fixed, it could be extremely difficult to change it without annoying a lot of customers. We want to be extra sure that we don’t end up under- or over-pricing Visual Website Optimizer. So, how do we decide what to charge?

Google dominates Mobile Web Search [Opera Report]

As per the latest Opera Web Report (Opera Mini), Google enjoys the dominating position in mobile Web search(9% of all page-views) in the United States easily outpacing rivals Yahoo! and Bing, with 4.3% and 0.03% of page views, respectively.  In…