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Smart card market in India to reach $1B by 2015, will grow at 12.3% CAGR: CMR report

The smart card market in India is expected to generate Rs 5,276.6 crore ($1 billion approx.) in revenues by 2015, an increase of Rs 2,173 crore from Rs 3,103.6 crore revenues in 2011. During the same period (from 2012-15), the market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.3 per...

12 October, 2012 |More »


Samsung set to capture over 60% share in Indian mobile handset market: Gartner

Mobile device sales in India will reach 251 million units in 2013, an increase of 13.5 per cent over estimated sales of 221 million units in 2012, according to IT research firm Gartner, Inc, which forecast Samsung ending the year with a 60 per cent market share. The mobile handset market is expected...

11 October, 2012 |More »

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Now send SMS using Gmail chat, Google offers 50 free SMSes daily

Gmail users can now send text messages to mobile numbers across the country using Gmail chat. To access the feature, users will have to enable it by clicking on the gear icon in the upper right corner of their Gmail page and select the ‘Settings’ option. Once in ‘Settings’, select the ‘Lab...

11 October, 2012 |More »


IDG Ventures-backed Vserv appoints ex-Times Internet exec Rohit Verma as VP, India and Middle East

Mumbai-based mobile ad network Vserv has announced the addition of three senior executives to its global management. It has appointed Rohit Verma asVP, India and Middle East; Elliot Renton as GM, publisher alliances, South East Asia and Narayan Murthy Ivaturi as GM, sales strategy. These appointment...

10 October, 2012 |More »


Voicetap Technologies rechristened Applied Mobile Labs

Noida-based mobile education and mobile lead generation company Voicetap Technologies has been rechristened Applied Mobile Labs (AML) with immediate effect. The move is part of a strategy designed to propel the company to the forefront of the mobile education and mobile-based lead generation globall...

4 October, 2012 |More »


Travel search engine iXiGO’s destination trivia app Yo! India on Android, iOS

Gurgaon-based travel search engine iXiGO.com  has launched a free destination trivia gaming app – Yo! India. Available in both iOS and Android platforms, the app is available free of cost at the Apple App and at the Google Play Store. The app tests a player’s knowledge of Indian destination...

4 October, 2012 |More »


PayMate’s mobile Kisan Credit Card ropes in 7,000 farmers in a year; to go pan-India soon

Mobile payment company PayMate’s credit delivery solution for farmers Mobile Kisan Credit Card (mKCC), developed by PayMate in collaboration with NABARD, Pallavan Grama Bank and Indian Bank,  has roped in 7,000 farmers so far. The mKCC pilot project was launched by PayMate and the participati...

3 October, 2012 |More »


Komli Mobile’s new software development Kit 2.0 becomes iPhone 5 compatible

Komli Mobile, a division of Mumbai-based digital media technology platform Komli Media India Pvt Ltd, has launched the latest version of its software Development Kit SDK 2.0. Developed at its Komli Mobile’s Chennai engineering centre, this software is specially developed for android and iOS-enable...

1 October, 2012 |More »


Nokia, Oracle to announce mapping deal

Phone maker Nokia Oyj will announce on Monday a deal that will give Oracle Corp’s customers access to its mapping services, Nokia said on Monday. Finland’s Nokia, which bought the world’s largest digital mapping firm Navteq in 2008, has been looking for ways to boost the business a...

1 October, 2012 |More »


Opera signs licensing deal with Russia’s Yandex

Norwegian mobile internet browser maker Opera has signed a licensing deal with Russia’s Yandex, Opera’s chief executive said on Monday. Yandex plans to launch its own browser based on Opera’s Turbo technology. “This is a good commercial deal for us, and if there would be a c...

1 October, 2012 |More »