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RIM Close To Stripping CEOs Of Chairmanship

Research In Motion is close to a decision on stripping its co-chief executives of their other shared role as chairman of the board, a newspaper said on Tuesday, a change that could meet a key demand from angry and disillusioned investors. The National Post newspaper, citing “sources familiar w...

4 January, 2012 |More »

Hottest Smartphones Of 2011

Motorola RAZR The first Razr phone from Motorola turned out to be an instant hit. So there was a lot of pressure this time around to deliver even better. And this one has most certainly lived up to the family name. Killer looks, sensible pricing and good features mean this phone is for everyone and ...

29 December, 2011 |More »

Micromax Appoints Deepak Mehrotra as CEO

Homegrown mobile handset company Micromax Informatics Ltd has made major top management changes by appointing Deepak Mehrotra as the new chief executive officer besides hiring other senior people from Sony Ericson and HTC to lead its smartphone and feature phone business units. Till date, privately ...

27 December, 2011 |More »

Snaptu Is Shutting Down

Its bye bye Snaptu. Snaptu, positioned as a view-all, free to download app for basic phones that do not come with heavy inbuilt features of smartphones, that was acquired by Facebook early this year had recently pruned its service offering (read about it here) is now completely pulling out the plu...

27 December, 2011 |More »

Cricket Companion Completes Acquisition Of CrickZenga

Cricket Companion, a mobile application based on the game of cricket, has acquired CrickZenga – a mobile phone app that delivers live cricket scores, updated cricket news, results, schedules and statistics to users, for an undisclosed sum, as per a company announcement. Details of the backers of C...

26 December, 2011 |More »

OnMobile CFO Rajesh Moorti Quits

Rajesh Moorti, chief financial officer of Bangalore-headquartered VAS firm OnMobile Global Ltd has put in his papers after serving the company for over five years. This comes as yet another top management shuffle at the company after Arvind Rao stepped down as the chairman of the company. While Rao...

26 December, 2011 |More »

New iPhone? No Thanks, Say Cash-conscious Europeans

Weakening economies and falling prices of rival smartphones are hurting sales of Apple iPhones across Europe, data from research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech showed on Thursday. The October roll-out of Apple’s iPhone 4S boosted its position in Britain and United States, but the new phones f...

23 December, 2011 |More »

CanvasM & Tata DOCOMO Collaborate For ‘Saral Rozgar’ Service

CanvasM Technologies, Tech Mahindra’s VAS subsidiary has collaborated with Tata DOCOMO, the unified brand of Tata Teleservices Limited for the ‘Saral Rozgar’ service. CanvasM had launched the service earlier in June, 2011 in partnership with NGO Rashtriya Rozgar Mission and the service is tar...

21 December, 2011 |More »

GSM Subscriber Additions Down Again In November, Has Growth Peaked?

Growth is floundering again in the mobile services industry with the new net additions to total GSM subscriber base falling sequentially once again in November after turning tide for the two previous months, according to data released by industry body COAI. A total of 6.67 million new GSM subscriber...

21 December, 2011 |More »

New Nokia Smartphone No Game Changer

Nokia’s long-awaited Windows phones may be too little, too late in the smartphone war and investment in the shares will increasingly be driven by takeover speculation. Its first Windows model, the Lumia 800, won some positive reviews but little interest from consumers, with only 2 percent of E...

21 December, 2011 |More »