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Paytm’s Deepak Abbot joins Times Internet as its head of mobile strategy

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | More »

Deepak Abbot
Times Internet Ltd, the internet & mobile venture of Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd, has appointed Deepak Abbot as its head of mobile strategy. In his new role, Abbot will help define and strategise the growth plans for mobile across the company’s businesses. He will report to Satyan Gajwani, ...


Goibibo.com releases new international air booking app; what’s on offer?

Online travel agency Goibibo.com, which is part of South African digital media firm Naspers, has released a new international air booking application. The company also claims that it has witnessed a year-on-year growth of 200 per cent in its international air category. As of now, Dubai, Bangkok, Lon...

2 September, 2014 |More »


Apple sends out invites for iPhone 6 launch on Sep 9: what can you expect?

It is that time of the year again, and Apple is all set to take the wraps off its next iPhone. The company has already sent out invites for the launch event, which is scheduled for early next week (Sep 9, 2014). However, unlike previous years when the Cupertino giant gave a sneak peak of [...]...

1 September, 2014 |More »


Overall Indian tablet shipments in Q2 touch 0.86M units; Micromax topples Apple to clinch No.2 spot: IDC

India’s overall tablet shipments for the second quarter of 2014 stood at 0.86 million units, recording a quarter on quarter increase of nine per cent over Q1 2014. The Indian market indicated early signs of recovery after taking a sharp hit in the past couple of quarters, according to a report by ...

1 September, 2014 |More »

Gionee GPad G5

Gionee launches GPad G5 for Rs 14,999 in India; Sony’s ‘selfie’ smartphone Xperia C3 available for Rs 23,990

Chinese handset manufacturer Gionee had added yet another device to its smartphone portfolio in the country. Christened GPad G5, the device sports a 5.5 inch display and runs on the Android operating system. Targeted at the mid-price range segment, it is available for purchase for a price of Rs 14,9...

1 September, 2014 |More »

Hari Krishnan

LinkedIn’s APAC chief Hari Krishnan joins U2opia Mobile’s board of directors

Singapore-based mobile applications company U2opia Mobile has appointed Hari Krishnan, MD, Asia Pacific and Japan at LinkedIn, to its board of directors. According to the company, Krishnan’s insight and guidance in building a robust, agile and competitive enterprise sales organisation will be key ...

27 August, 2014 |More »


Ratan Tata invests in Snapdeal.com

Ratan Tata, former chief of Tata Group and currently chairman emeritus of group’s holding company Tata Sons, has invested an undisclosed amount in Delhi-based Jasper Infotech Pvt Ltd, which runs the online marketplace Snapdeal.com. The investment has been made in his personal capacity. Snapdeal ha...

27 August, 2014 |More »


Intex launches Firefox OS based smartphone Cloud FX for Rs 1,999 in India, is it worth a buy?

Intex Technologies has launched what the company claims to be the first Indian smartphone running on the Firefox OS. Christened Cloud FX, the device also supports several languages like Hindi and Tamil, apart from English. The smartphone has been priced as low as Rs 1,999 and will be available exclu...

26 August, 2014 |More »

Saurabh Bhatia

Vdopia promotes Saurabh Bhatia as its CEO, Srikanth Kakani appointed CTO

Digital advertising and video monetisation platform Vdopia Inc. has announced a realignment of its top management. Saurabh Bhatia, who co-founded the company in 2007 and has since been serving as its chief business officer, has been appointed the chief executive officer (CEO). He succeeds co-founder...

26 August, 2014 |More »

Meet the 8 startups picked for Pitney Bowes’ accelerator programme in India

NYSE-listed technology solutions provider Pitney Bowes has revealed the names of eight startups selected for its accelerator programme in India. In April this year, Pitney Bowes had announced that the Pitney Bowes Accelerator program will incubate software startups in India. The programme is a part ...

25 August, 2014 |More »

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