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Indiagames Partners VAS Startup MoMagic For Developing Mobile Games

Digital gaming firm Indiagames has tied up with MoMagic Technologies, a Noida-based VAS company for developing new games based on MediaTek’s (an investor in MoMagic) Maui Runtime Environment (MRE) Platform (MediaTek Inc is a Taiwanese-based fables semiconductor company). The MRE platform basically...

19 April, 2012 |More »

Ebay Aims For Lead In Mobile Payments Race

Ebay is staking out its ground in the race to lead the mobile payments market, as large companies and start-ups alike compete to replace credit cards and cash registers with “mobile wallet” offerings. PayPal, eBay’s payment arm, launched several new initiatives with large retailers and small b...

19 April, 2012 |More »

The Startup With Indian Link That Facebook Just Acquired

If you missed out on this bit of news last weekend in the midst of all the talk about Facebook’s billion dollar deal with Instagram, here’s a recap. Facebook has struck another deal to buy a customer-loyalty near field communication (NFC) application Tagtile developed by two IITians working in...

18 April, 2012 |More »

RIM Launches ‘Affordable’ BlackBerry Model In India; Can It Push Asia Advantage?

The launch in India of a new BlackBerry by Research In Motion Ltd is not just a nod to its lower-end users who love it less for its security, push email and seamless roaming than for its simplicity and its Messaging. It’s a strategy the Canadian company hopes will help fill both a hole in [......

18 April, 2012 |More »

Mobile Operators Unconvinced By Nokia’s Revival Bid

Nokia’s bid to challenge the dominance of Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android has failed to convince telecom operators in Europe, depriving it of powerful allies in its fight to regain the top spot in the mobile market. Four major telecom operators in Europe, where the phones have ...

18 April, 2012 |More »

Samsung Launches Two New Galaxy Smartphones, One Each For Top End & Masses

Samsung has further expanded its range of Galaxy smartphones by launching two new mobile phones called Galaxy S Advance (GT-I9070) and Galaxy Pocket (GT-S5300). Both the mobile phones run on the Android operating system and are available for Rs 26,900 and Rs 8,150 for S Advance and Pocket respective...

17 April, 2012 |More »

Can An App Help You Craft The Perfect Dream?

Whether it is a stroll on the beach, sitting in a tranquil garden or a trip in the space shuttle researchers are testing a new iPhone app in a mass experiment to see if it is possible to craft the perfect dream. Developed by British psychologist Richard Wiseman, a professor at the University of Hert...

17 April, 2012 |More »

Aptech Joins Hands With Hungama For M-education

Computer education and learning solutions company Aptech Ltd is partnering digital media and marketing firm Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt Ltd for m-education, which would essentially involve using  mobile as platform for distributing educational content. In this strategic partnership Apte...

16 April, 2012 |More »

Nazara Extends Games Distribution Partnership With EA To The Middle East

Mobile entertainment company Nazara Technologies Pvt Ltd has entered into a partnership with gaming giant Electronic Arts (EA) to bring the EA mobile catalog of game titles to mobile phone users in the Middle East. According to the agreement, Nazara will have exclusive rights to distribute the EA Mo...

16 April, 2012 |More »

RCom To Roll Out Exclusive Data Plans, Services & Carrier Billing For Android Devices

Telecom service provider Reliance Communications, has partnered Google to promote Android devices in India over its network for the next two years. Through this collaboration, the telco will market the Android mobile operating system and Google Mobile Services along with specific data plans, operato...

16 April, 2012 |More »