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Use USSD Messages On Mobile For Bank Balance Enquiry: NPCI

The National Payment Corporation of India is in talks with telcos to facilitate banking transactions through USSD (unstructured supplementary service data) messages, according to ToI. NPCI proposes the use of mobiles to offer non-financial transactions such as obtaining your bank balance. USSD (Unst...

13 September, 2011 |More »

Google Launches Blogger App

Google has launched a new application for Apple’s iOS called ‘Blogger’ that works on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The app will enable users to publish and edit posts to the blogging service from Google. For using the app, a sign in with Google credentials is required after which, a compos...

9 September, 2011 |More »

Abhijit Saxena To Bid Adieu To Netcore And Turn Mobile Entrepreneur

Abhijit Saxena, chief executive officer of Netcore solutions, a digital marketing solutions provider, will resign from his position this month to start a mobile marketing agency. On Saxena’s resignation, the current COO Girish Nair will take over as the chief executive officer. Saxena began hi...

9 September, 2011 |More »

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Looking For A Smartphone? Choose Your Android

The smartphone boom has swept the nation as never before and everyone wants to possess a cool device that will wow all. However, selecting your mobile phone is no longer a simple exercise. Buying a branded handset (say, Nokia) does not essentially mean that you have the perfect device. Instead, you ...

8 September, 2011 |More »

TRAI’s DND Norms From Sept 27, But Do Not Say Bye Bye To Call & SMS Blockers Yet

For a long time now consumers have complained about unwanted telemarketing calls and SMSes spamming their inbox, but all that is about to change. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has notified (took their own sweet time too) that the new guidelines for telemarketers will come into eff...

8 September, 2011 |More »

BSNL Hikes 3G Tariffs, Will Others Follow Suit?

In a move that will hurt consumers who are looking for affordable 3G plans, BSNL, the state run 3G operator with the largest pan India presence (it is present in all the 3G circles barring Mumbai and New Delhi) has announced a hike in its tariff plans. The tariffs have been revised in accordance wit...

8 September, 2011 |More »

Northgate’s Ziddu Launches Mobile Apps

Hyderabad based Northgate Technologies’ file hosting service Ziddu.com has launched mobile apps for Android-based handsets and iPhones. With the app, users of Ziddu.com can upload photos, videos and recorded audio files to the site as well as e-mail them to their friends through the site. The ...

7 September, 2011 |More »

HTC Unveils Two New Windows 7.5 Mango Powered Smartphones

HTC has announced two new smartphones code-named HTC Radar and HTC Titan. Both the mobile phones run on the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system and will most probably be launched next month in Europe and Asia. Here’s a look at the features of the two smartphones. HTC Titan (Earlier code named...

6 September, 2011 |More »

Nokia Siemens Networks Promotes Sandeep Girotra To Head, India Biz

Telecom infrastructure provider Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) has appointed Sandeep Girotra to lead its Indian business unit. Girotra will be based in Gurgaon and will take over the new role from October 1, 2011. He will report to Ashish Chowdhary, a member of the company’s executive board and ...

6 September, 2011 |More »

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, MD, One97 Communications On Starting Up

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and managing director of One97 Communications, can be called an early starter. A child prodigy, he passed class XII at the age of 14 and started his first business venture while doing his third year at engineering college. His company, Xs! Corporations, was later sold t...

6 September, 2011 |More »