Smartphone shoppers in India rise over 100 percent in 2 years: Survey

By on March 5, 2015 at 11:01 AM.

Smartphone shoppers in India rise over 100 percent in 2 years: Survey

Online purchases made through mobile phones in India have grown by more than 100 percent over the past two years, indicating a steep upward trend in e-commerce propelled by expediency, reveals the MasterCard Online Shopping Survey 2014 released here on Wednesday. More →
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Jolla, Snapdeal form alliance to promote Sailfish OS among Indian smartphone manufacturers

By on March 4, 2015 at 6:36 PM.

Jolla, Snapdeal form alliance to promote Sailfish OS among Indian smartphone manufacturers

Jolla entered the Indian markets through an exclusive partnership with Snapdeal last September. Now, the Finland company founded by former Nokia employees, has roped in Snapdeal again to promote its highly customisable Sailfish OS to OEMs, ODMs, and leading Internet, ecommerce, and content players in India. More →
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Bharti Airtel, China Mobile partner to work towards the growth of LTE ecosystem

By on March 3, 2015 at 4:24 PM.

Bharti Airtel, China Mobile partner to work towards the growth of LTE ecosystem

Bharti Airtel has entered into a strategic collaboration with China Mobile under which the two companies will work towards the growth of the LTE (long term evolution) ecosystem and evolving mobile technology standards. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by China Mobile chairman Xi Guohua and Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal. More →
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Wipro partners Flytxt to develop solutions for mobile consumer analytics

By on March 3, 2015 at 10:42 AM.

Wipro partners Flytxt to develop solutions for mobile consumer analytics

Wipro Ltd. on Monday announced a partnering with the Netherlands-based Flytxt to jointly develop solutions for mobile consumer analytics. As a specialized firm in monetizing mobile consumer data through big data analytics, Flytxt offers customer experience and revenue enhancement solutions worldwide.  More →
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Olacabs to take on Uber in India with acquisition of TaxiForSure for $200 million

By on March 2, 2015 at 2:59 PM.

Olacabs to take on Uber in India with acquisition of TaxiForSure for $200 million

Taxi service aggregator Olacabs has acquired its rival TaxiForSure in a cash and equity deal worth $200 million. “Furthering its mission to revolutionize personal transportation in the country, Ola announced that it has acquired TaxiForSure for $200 million in a cash and equity deal,” the company said in a statement today. More →
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Union Budget 2015: Mobile phones, tablets manufactured in India to get cheaper

By on February 28, 2015 at 3:18 PM.

Union Budget 2015: Mobile phones, tablets manufactured in India to get cheaper

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today presented the Union Budget 2015 at Lok Sabha. Keeping in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” project, Jaitley has announced reforms that are set to make locally manufactured mobiles and tablets cheaper. More →
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