Monthly Archives: October 2014

Five Shocking Facts That Will Change Your Entire Approach to Social Media

Social media is fraught with legend, hysteria, and mass confusion. Because of its intensely personal nature, we tend to approach social media with a lot of strong feelings about its effectiveness, lack thereof, best practices, and how things should be

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Softbank sees India Snapdeal investment as another Alibaba

NEW DELHI:Japanese technology giant SoftBank said it is hoping to replicate its success with China’s Alibaba through its $627-million investment in leading Indian online marketplace Snapdeal. SoftBank, a one-third owner of e-commerce giant Alibaba that just staged a record-breaking $25

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Google preparing to test new technology for potential ultra-fast wireless Internet service

SAN FRANCISCO: Google Inc is preparing to test new technology that may provide the foundation for a wireless version of its high-speed “Fiber” Internet service, according to telecommunication experts who scrutinized the company’s regulatory filings. In a public but little-noticed

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Delhi queues up at midnight to be the first to buy Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have finally arrived in India as the clock struck 12 on October 17. Apple fanbois lined up at retail outlets across the capital on Friday morning to get their hands on the newly

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Snapdeal poised to raise another 650 million dollars from investors

. Delhi-based online retailer Snapdeal is poised to raise another $600 million to $650 million from investors led by Japan’s SoftBank Corp to take on arch rivals Flipkart and Amazon in the ongoing war for a bigger slice of the

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Samsung’s futuristic Wi-Fi tech is five times faster than today’s wireless networks

Those face-meltingly fast new 802.11ac routers might not be king of the wireless networking world for long. On Sunday, Samsung announced it’s developing new 802.11ad Wi-Fi technology that can turbocharge network speeds fivefold, from today’s 866Mbps per-device maximum to a

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Google’s Nexus 9 tablet rumored for unveiling next week Internet chatter continues over the rumored tablet, which will reportedly be built by HTC.

Google may soon be expanding its Nexus family of mobile devices. Google’s next Nexus tablet could be on the way soon. CNET Google may soon be preorders for the rumored HTC-built Nexus 9 tablet may start Wednesday, with broader sales

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After big day, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon all set for Diwali super sale

Flipkart’s ‘Big Billion Day’ sale helped the company to achieve record single day sales of Rs 600 crore on Monday. The great Indian e-tail sale this festive season is set to continue with a host of companies like Flipkart, Snapdeal,

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Is this 15-year-old Australian the next Mark Zuckerberg?

Teenage whiz kid Ben Pasternak at his school, Reddam House in Sydney. His Impossible Rush game is proving a hit. Photo: Dallas Kilponen Ben Pasternak was so bored one day during science class he decided to design an iPhone game.

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15 Mind-Blowing Stats About Online Shopping

Online shopping has become a multibillion-dollar revenue stream–not to mention it has completely turned the path to purchase on its head. What retailer doesn’t want a piece of that growing pie? This is where multichannel marketing comes into play. Any successful

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