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Indian ad agencies not fully equipped to decode the mobile ecosystem for brands: Anuj Khanna Sohum, chairman of Affle Group & ad2c

ad2c, a full-service mobile advertising and marketing agency launched as a joint venture between Affle (a Singapore-headquartered and technology-based mobile advertising company) and Japan-based mobile advertising firm D2 Communications Inc., will complete two months of operations by the end of this...

23 May, 2012 |More »

An app that identifies faces in photos

Imagine taking a snapshot of a group of friends and having your smartphone instantly reveal the identity of everyone in the photo. A new iPhone app called KLiK performs real-time facial recognition to automatically identify and tag friends in photos. “It’s our most recent evolution of bo...

21 May, 2012 |More »


Vserv’s Plan: Build a mobile ad network for emerging markets, basic phones

What makes Mumbai-based Vserv, a late entrant into the mobile advertising space, tick? It’s the company’s positioning as a mobile ad network for emerging markets, and its focus on phones with basic features instead of feature rich high-end mobile phones. Vserv, founded in January 2010 ...

18 May, 2012 |More »

Airtel slashes 3G data prices, offers Smartbytes for 3G & 4G users

India’s largest telecom firm Bharti Airtel has reduced the prices of its 3G data plans (for both prepaid and post-paid subscribers) and also introduced a new offering called Smartbytes, which allows subscribers to top up with available 3G/4G LTE plans (the company already offers the service for br...

18 May, 2012 |More »

Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank pushing m-commerce through no-frills mobile banking

Bharti Airtel’s wholly owned subsidiary Airtel mCommerce Services Ltd and Axis Bank have launched the Airtel Money Super Account in a bid to extend banking and payment services to India’s unbanked population via the mobile platform. IT major Infosys is the solution provider in the partnership. N...

16 May, 2012 |More »

TimesDeal-PayTM mobile recharge deal gets 70,000 orders in a day; Surpasses earlier record of 50,000

TimesDeal, the group buying portal of The Times of India Group, has hit a new record with 70,000 mobile recharge orders in a single day. On May 9, TimesDeal offered a special mobile recharge deal that allowed users to pay just Rs 50 and get a mobile recharge voucher worth Rs 100 from PayTM. PayTM, [...

16 May, 2012 |More »

Nokia’s new cheap models bet on games, web access

Nokia patched up its ailing basic phones offering on Tuesday with two models offering access to games, applications and the Internet, hoping to regain its footing in emerging markets. After precipitously losing its position in the smartphone market to Apple’s iPhone and models running Google&#...

16 May, 2012 |More »

S Mobility Q4 net loss at Rs 20.1Cr; Mobile devices biz continues to bleed and services segment sees negligible profit

Mobile Internet company S Mobility Ltd (formerly known as Spice Mobility Ltd), which swung into losses in the quarter ended December 31, 2011, saw pressure on bottom line and experienced lower demand in the fourth quarter. Total revenues declined 10.4 per cent over Q3 to Rs 553.3 crore and net lo...

11 May, 2012 |More »

MediaTek partners with Gameloft to enhance mobile gaming

Taiwan’s MediaTek Inc. and France’s mobile gaming firm Gameloft have announced a global partnership where Gameloft will support all gaming apps on MediaTek’s feature and smartphone platforms. MediaTek has also announced that its latest single chip solution MT6255 will come pre-loaded with As...

11 May, 2012 |More »

Sony unveils LTE smartphones Xperia GX & Xperia SX running on Android ICS

Sony Mobile Communications has announced two new Xperia smartphones – Xperia GX and Xperia SX – both running on the Android operating system. These will be available in Japan in the coming months but no India launch date has been announced yet. The devices are the first Sony-branded LTE mobile p...

10 May, 2012 |More »