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Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 globally amid battery explosion fears

Friday, September 2, 2016 | More »

Galaxy Note 7
Tech giant Samsung Electronics said it will replace the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices globally as reports of the smartphone’s battery exploding while charging emerged on social media. The recall comes a week before Samsung’s rival Apple is expected to launch its new iPhone model. ...


Repeat customers key to mobile monetisation, say panellists at VCCircle Mobile Forum

A good user experience, reliable digital payment processes and value-added services can ensure what cashbacks and discounts have not been able to achieve: loyal customers who keep coming back for more, thus opening the route to mobile monetisation. At a session titled “Monetising Mobile: What Clic...

30 June, 2016 | More »


How India tuned into Hotstar to watch IPL 2016

A 100 million people watched the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year on video over-the-top (OTT) platform Hotstar, with 61% of the viewers watching the cricket tournament on their mobiles. Launched last February during the ICC Cricket World Cup, Star India Pvt Ltd-owned Hotstar has seen a steady i...

6 June, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Chinese entrepreneur Peter Zou floats India-focused VC fund

Peter Zou, founder of Chinese mobile ad network YeahMobi, has launched an India-focused venture capital fund, joining several other peers who are looking to latch on to the opportunities in the Indian startup space, a senior company executive told Techcircle.in. For full story click here...

3 May, 2016 | More »


Overall Indian mobile handsets shipments in Q1, 2014 touch 58.9M units; Samsung overtakes Nokia for top spot: CMR

India’s overall handset shipments in the first quarter of 2014 (Jan-Mar 2013) reached the 58.9 million units mark, recording a year on year growth of 8.9 per cent, according to a report released by CyberMedia Research (CMR). However, the handset market saw a quarter-on-quarter seasonal decline of ...

13 May, 2014 | More »


India added 17.6M internet users last year, becomes world’s third-largest internet population

India’s internet population witnessed a 31 per cent year-on-year increase to 73.9 million at the end of March 31, 2013 compared with 56.3 million in the year-ago period. The preferred medium to surf internet and consume information online also changed from PC to mobile, according to the study ‘2...

26 August, 2013 | More »


Accelerating use of mobile devices fueling M&A for MDM and MAM providers

As device capabilities improve, corporate end-users are utilizing their own personal devices for business applications, a trend otherwise known as bring-your-own-device initiatives (BYOD). Historically, Mobile Device Management (MDM) was only implemented on enterprise owned devices. In recent years ...

2 April, 2013 | More »


Great to see Facebook succeeding on mobile

As you may have seen Facebook announced their Q3 results, revealing 14% of their ad revenues came from mobile. This was ahead of analysts expectations and helped drive their shares 13% higher in after hours trading. Since the advent of the web it has been harder to make money out of publishing. A f...

25 October, 2012 | More »


Apple snubs emerging mobile payment standard

EBay Inc Chief Executive John Donahoe often quotes a merchant saying NFC stands for “Not For Commerce” – and dismisses the prospects of Near Field Communication technology used to turn cellphones into mobile wallets. He got some support this week from Apple Inc, which did not embed...

14 September, 2012 | More »

Indian MVAS market to touch $6.1B by 2013: IAMAI

The Indian mobile value added service (MVAS) market is set to reach $6.106 billion (Rs 33,280 crore) by 2013 at an estimated growth rate of 28 per cent. The market is currently at $4.771 billion (Rs 26,000 crore) and it grew 32 per cent from $3.615 billion (Rs 19,700 crore) in 2011. This basically m...

4 July, 2012 | More »

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