Archives for September 2010

Nokia lost on smart phones, but a leader in mobile ads

According to InMobi research, the breakup of phone operating system of the global mobile advertising market (for July 2010), Read more on Nokia lost on smart phones, but a leader in mobile ads…

Column: Phishing – Watch out for Fake emails

My sixth column in “Vijaya Next” (Kannada) was about what sharing photos on the internet. Main points were,

  • Contents of fake emails (lottery, bank password reset, job guaranteed for a fee)
  • There is no free lunch, why would anyone from a royal family want to give you $250,000?
  • Introduction to Phishing
  • How to avoid being a victim of phishing?

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SMS still the leading utility amongst US mobile users

Most visitors to India from US are always amazed the SMS usage in India. I was always under the impression US doesn’t use SMS to a great extent. Wrong! Today’s comscore report shows SMS is the leading utility on a US mobile, Read more on SMS still the leading utility amongst US mobile users…

Engaging employees during mergers & acquisitions

Read an interesting article about involving employees during merger & acquisition – a report by Gallup.

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Column: Ecommerce – the future of shopping

My fifth column in “Vijaya Next” (Kannada) was about what sharing photos on the internet. Main points were,

  • Safe to use credit card on the net, provided few tips to guard your credit card
  • List of popular travel portals
  • List of popular book portals
  • List of flower/gifting portals
  • Benefits of ecom, especially if you know what you want to buy
  • You are being green by buying on the internet

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