Facebook rolls out “bandwidth targeting” feature for advertisers

By on August 28, 2014 at 5:38 PM.

Facebook rolls out “bandwidth targeting” feature for advertisers

Social networking giant Facebook has rolled out a new "bandwidth targeting" feature globally for advertisers to help them reach people based on the type of network. The move is especially relevant in emerging countries like India, where limited data plans and feature phones are common. More →
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Government to spend Rs 20,000 crore for mobile connectivity in villages

By on August 26, 2014 at 4:24 PM.

Government to spend Rs 20,000 crore for mobile connectivity in villages

The government will spend Rs 20,000 crore to provide mobile connectivity in 55,000 villages, which are still untouched by wireless telephony, in the next five years, Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg said today. More →
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WhatsApp crosses 600 million monthly active users in less than 5 years of launch

By on August 25, 2014 at 10:07 AM.

WhatsApp crosses 600 million monthly active users in less than 5 years of launch

Popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp has crossed 600 million monthly active users, CEO Jan Koum announced. The company had crossed 500 million monthly active users in April, which means it has added 100 million users in just four months. More →
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Government to spend about Rs 69,500 crore on IT, Telecom project by 2019

By on August 24, 2014 at 12:58 PM.

Government to spend about Rs 69,500 crore on IT, Telecom project by 2019

Government will initially spend Rs 69,524 crore on various IT and telecom projects under the 'Digital India' programme.The government has identified broadband and mobile networks as key growth pillars under Digital India. More →
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RBI makes it compulsory for Uber to follow two-step authentication for payments in India

By , on August 23, 2014 at 12:59 PM.

RBI makes it compulsory for Uber to follow two-step authentication for payments in India

The Reserve Bank of India has made it mandatory for companies to follow the two-step authentication for payments when the credit card is not presented physically. While the mandate doesn’t mention any company per se, premium cab service Uber will be one of the affected companies. More →
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