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UCWeb Launches UC Browser 8.0 For Android In India

Mobile Internet software technology and application services provider UCWeb has made a strategic expansion with the launch of its latest UCWEB 8.0 version for Android in India. As of now, the company claims to have 20 per cent market share of the total mobile Internet market in the country while wor...

9 November, 2011 |More »

Altruist In Interim Alliance With Phoneytunes.com; M&A In Works

Altruist Technologies Pvt Ltd, a Chandigarh-based mobile value-added services (VAS) provider, has tied up with Mobisoft Telesolutions Pvt Ltd that runs the website Phoneytunes.com, even as the company is in an advanced stage of development to acquire Mobisoft. “We have set up a working relationshi...

9 November, 2011 |More »

Adiquity Launches Real Time Bidding Exchange for Mobile Ads

Adiquity, a part of Guruji.com (a venture funded company based in Bangalore, India) has launched its Real Time Bidding (RTB) exchange for mobile ads. RTB has already grown a lot in the online display industry and is expected to replicate a similar success in the mobile advertising space too. Althoug...

8 November, 2011 |More »

Vodafone Results Boosted By Strong India Growth

Vodafone edged its full-year outlook higher on Tuesday as growth in emerging markets and robust trading in northern Europe helped the world’s largest mobile operator to post first-half results ahead of forecasts. The results were boosted by strong growth in India and robust performances in Ger...

8 November, 2011 |More »

HP Weighing Sale Of WebOS Unit

Hewlett-Packard Co is looking to sell Palm’s webOS mobile software platform, a deal that could fetch hundreds of millions of dollars but less than the $1.2 billion that HP paid last year, four sources close to the matter said. Advised by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HP is trying to figure ou...

8 November, 2011 |More »

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Bharti PAT Drops On Higher Interest Cost; Mobile Revenue Growth In Africa Outpaces India

The country’s biggest telecom firm Bharti Airtel reported larger than expected drop in consolidated net profit for the quarter ended September 30 as forex losses, jump in interest costs besides mounting losses in DTH business and lower segment earnings from enterprises business and telemedia servi...

4 November, 2011 |More »

Snaptu Discontinuing Twitter, Linkedin & CricInfo Among Other Apps

When Facebook acquired general app platform Snaptu early this year, it set the alarm bells ringing for millions of its users. But the bad news has just rolled out sometime back. Snaptu, positioned as a view-all, free to download app for basic phones that do not come with heavy inbuilt features of sm...

4 November, 2011 |More »

TRAI Proposes New M&A Guidelines

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Thursday proposed a relaxation of guidelines for mergers and acquisitions in the sector that if implemented by the government would facilitate a long-awaited consolidation in the crowded 15-player market. India’s once-booming telecom sector h...

4 November, 2011 |More »

RIM India MD Frenny Bawa Resigns

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion’s India Head, Frenny Bawa has resigned from the company. Although various media reports quoting company statement said she has moved on to pursue ‘other interests’, her exit comes at a time when the company is facing tough times with severe competition in th...

4 November, 2011 |More »

Samsung’s ‘Tab-phone’ Galaxy Note Now In India

Samsung has launched its latest smartphone ‘Galaxy Note’ in India. The mobile phone was first unveiled during the IFA 2011 event in Berlin, Germany. We had earlier predicted the price of the device at around Rs 35,000 and the actual number is very close to it. The mobile phone is available for R...

3 November, 2011 |More »