Any entrepreneur in Sri Lanka though, must face up to the limited market size – locally. I believe there is huge opportunity to completely bypass online in Sri Lanka and focus on a mobile only (or mobile first) strategy.
The new Nokia Asha 501 is the perfect companion phone as it runs the all new Asha platform which is optimized to run on low end hardware as well as a battery that is expected to last almost a month.
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A bunch of products many of us didn’t even know exist that are being shut down. But sadly, Yahoo is shutting down AltaVista, the original web search engine!
The Nokia Asha 501 is the first phone to run on the new Asha platform. Online retailer Flipkart has listed the product at Rs 5,299 while it is available for pre-order on the official Nokia online site for Rs 5,199
Online marketplace for handcrafted designer products Shopo has been acquired by Snapdeal. This comes just a few months after its Chief Executive Officer Krithika Nelson quit the company citing health reasons.
txtWeb, has announced that it has clocked 10 million mobile users in India since it was launched in February, 2011.
Majikal by New Jersey based Bawaal Labs is a location aware, social mobile platform that lets you discover and explore events happening around you. It aims to redefine the social experience around events.
The Q5 sports a 3.1-inch 720×720 capacitive touchscreen display (similar to that on the Q10) and a physical QWERTY keyboard that is very similar to that of the Curve.
At the launch of the service there are over 50 channels which will be part of the program. The à la carte model chosen by Google allows viewers to pick and choose which channels they subscribe to. Subscriptions start at $1.99 and go up to $7.99 per channel per month.