Dell keen to invest in India: IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

By on November 27, 2014 at 7:32 PM.

Dell keen to invest in India: IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

A day after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's commitment to invest more in India, American technology giant Dell is also keen to invest in the country, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Thursday. More →
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Amazon India moves closer to buying Jabong for $1.2 billion: Report

By on November 27, 2014 at 3:58 PM.

Amazon India moves closer to buying Jabong for $1.2 billion: Report

The first report claiming that Amazon India was looking at acquiring Jabong surfaced online last month. Now, the folks at VCCircle have some additional information saying that the e-commerce company is in advanced talks to acquire the fashion portal for somewhere around $1.2 billion. More →
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Tumblr outdoes Facebook and YouTube to become the fastest-growing social media platform: Report

By on November 27, 2014 at 2:24 PM.

Tumblr outdoes Facebook and YouTube to become the fastest-growing social media platform: Report

Facebook has 1.35 million comfortable active users globally, but new stats reveal that even though it rules the social media segment, competition is steadfastly catching up. Global Web Index (GWI) has released its quarterly research report today and statistics of how various social media platforms are performing in each country have been revealed. The stats show that Tumblr’s active user base in the last six months grew by 120 percent, while Facebook’s grew by only two percent. Other social networks like Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and even Google+, all grew faster than Facebook as well. More →
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Lava looking at buying Nokia’s Chennai plant: Report

By on November 27, 2014 at 11:47 AM.

Lava looking at buying Nokia’s Chennai plant: Report

Nokia’s Chennai plant, which has been embroiled in a tax dispute with Indian tax authorities, could soon get a new lease of life. According to the Economic Times, Indian smartphone vendor Lava is looking at the possibility of buying the Chennai manufacturing plant. More →
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Microsoft accidentally announces its acquisition of email startup Acompli

By on November 27, 2014 at 9:32 AM.

Microsoft accidentally announces its acquisition of email startup Acompli

Microsoft may have accidentally announced its acquisition of popular email client Acompli. First spotted by BetaNews, a short, unfinished post authored by Microsoft corporate vice president Rajesh Jha appeared on the company's official blog which was shortly pulled. The post made the company’s move to buy the email startup official. More →
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Samsung continues to dominate the Indian smartphone market, as vendors ship 23.3 million units in Q3, 2014: IDC

By on November 26, 2014 at 3:50 PM.

Samsung continues to dominate the Indian smartphone market, as vendors ship 23.3 million units in Q3, 2014: IDC

According to the latest IDC report, smartphone vendors in India shipped 23.3 million smartphones during the third quarter of this year. As for the companies themselves, South Korean giant Samsung continued its dominance in the Indian smartphone market followed closely by Micromax. More →
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