Archives for November 2012

Bangalore to get free Wifi, free garbage

Few months ago Bangalore was upset with their beloved elected members (MLAs) because they were on a ‘study tour‘ to Argentina, Chile and Peru. At times we citizens jump to conclusions, we all thought they were wasting money. But now we learn they went for something good – they surely had something to bring back from Buenos Aires (Argentina). According to the Bangalore Mirror article Buenos Aires shares the same problem as Bangalore – uncleared garbage! But I wonder if Bangalore inherited this garbage problem after our MLAs study tour.

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32% of mobile connections in India are not in use

Yesterday Times of India had carried an article “Cell shocked: Numbers change hands in 60 days” (unable to find the link to the web version). The article talks about Indian mobile operators running out of numbers, so operators are forced to disconnect mobile numbers that haven’t been used in the past 60 days. Read more on 32% of mobile connections in India are not in use…

Bangalore still the best city to get funding for a start-up

It is always interesting to read about start-ups & entrepreneurship, especially if it is related to India. An interesting research carried by Zinnov about start-ups in India was published in ET today. Read more on Bangalore still the best city to get funding for a start-up…

Urban kids under 18 in India spend 40 minutes a day on mobile internet

A 2 year old using iPad comfortably
A 2 year old using iPad comfortably

The news about mobile penetration in India is not new. India is witnessing an increase in mobile internet usage, in fact we at Oneindia see a substantial growth in our mobile traffic. The recent report by Ericsson focuses on mobile internet usage by children in urban India. Few highlights, Read more on Urban kids under 18 in India spend 40 minutes a day on mobile internet…

Nasscom Product Conclave 2012: Responsive Design Resources

I was the session manager for “Responsive Design For Web + Mobile apps” on November 8, 2012 (Thursday) Nasscom Product Conclave held in Bangalore. My task was to bring in experts from Responsive Design area and share their experiences with the audience.

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