Archives for May 2011

Indians embrace social media, dumping email: Nielsen

It is no secret that a lot of Indians are spending a lot of time on social media, mainly on Facebook. While most of the users for Twitter are from outside US, I don’t think there is a huge mass of quality Twitter users in India.

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Internet traffic to grow 7 fold by 2015, Asia to be growth centre

According to Asia Will Become the New Center of the Internet (and the Press Release), North America will not be the highest source of web traffic. The report talks about generator of web traffic, i.e. the users. Would be interesting to know what would be their source of information? Would they consume content relevant to their region or would they continue to consume content from US (HuffPost, Youtube).

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What did your ‘lunch box’ look like in school days?

KVASC Bangalore, lunch in the gardens, 1982 Last weekend I had the pleasure of watching “Stanley Ka Dabba” with family. I had read the reviews of this movie and wanted to make sure my kid watched some quality movie with us.

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Petrol Price hike: Have you changed your lifestyle?

We in India are getting used to hike in petrol/gas prices. It is hurting to the huge Indian middle class but we have to start facing reality. Just few days ago I saw a report which said we can expect yet another hike of Rs 5/litre.

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Internet Penetration in India: Wireless broadband will help, but where is the power?

One of the most whinned topic in the Internet industry in India is its ‘penetration’. I have mentioned in several posts of my blog that many localities in Bangalore don’t have wired broadband service. The service of USB data cards are just about ok, I use it only if I have to, else prefer to postpone my work.

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