Team India Dominates Social Media Buzz Before The World Cup

Honestly, I can’t say I’m surprised by this. NM Incite’s analysis has revealed that Team India has eaten a lion’s share of the conversation on Social Media about the world cup. NM Incite, is a Nielsen/McKinsey company that uses social media intelligence to help companies capitalize on the insights available from user generated content and activity on the Internet. Sachin Tendulkar...
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Gaadi.com Inks Partnership With MIH Group

Gaadi.com, today announced a partnership with MIH Group. MIH Group is a subsidiary of Naspers, and its operations are concentrated on internet platforms, paid television and related technologies. The groups main operations are located in emerging markets like South Africa, China, Latin America, Russia, parts of Europe and India. It is also the promoter of iBibo. Gaadi.com on the other hand is owned...
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Facebook Places Begins India Roll Out

Reports are flying in about people being able to access Facebook Places here. And while there seem to be conflicting reports, it seems that iOS, BlackBerry and Android users were able to access Places. It seems to be a gradual/phased one though, because many users aren’t able to do so. I wasn’t able to use it from an iOS device and touch.facebook.com. TheNextWeb picked up the story from...
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WWW: WAT Weekly WrapUp 14th February – 20th February

Last week, we saw the BlackBerry saga continuing with Indian Government insisting that RIM provide them with access to corporate email services. The funding train saw Kaltura and Jisgsee jump onboard. Apple set off a storm with its revised guidelines for in-app purchases while Google launched One Pass based on the opposing principles. World Cup Fever started gripping the web space too. All this and...
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Google Tweaks Social Search And Bing Bar Gets Facebook Integration

Remember Google’s Social Search? Google’s attempt to inject a ‘social’ element to its search results? As interesting as the idea sounded on paper, when it was announced around October 2009, it really hasn’t added much value to my Google searches – Not Yet anyway. Of course, richness of these results depend on your Google Social Profile, and because such few people...
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Reliance Brings Radio Netherlands Worldwide To R World

More news from R World after this. Yesterday, Reliance announced that it had signed a deal with Radio Netherlands Worldwide (RNW).  RNW boasts of a 60 year presence in the news and entertainment broadcasting space. Reliance R World users – GSM and CDMA – will have access to around the clock live streamed radio content from Radio Netherlands. It will also feature its RNW WAP news feed on...
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RockeTalk Launches An App For Samsung’s Bada Platform

For those of you unaware of Bada, it is a smartphone platform developed by Samsung for its Wave Series of Mobile Phones. Mobile Social Network RockeTalk just got in touch with us to tell us about their app for Bada. Back in October 2010, we had reported that, according to Informate, RockeTalk edged out Facebook, Twitter and Orkut on mobiles. In December, it was the most downloaded app on BuzzCity’s...
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Google One Pass – One Checkout To Read Them All?

While Apple has managed to kick up quite a dust storm with its new policy, that will squeeze publishers by taking a 30% cut from them for all in app purchases, Google seems to be taking a different approach to things. Without really getting into the controversy, or an anti Apple rant, many suggest that Cupertino’s new policy will force the likes Amazon, Netflix and Pandora out because they just...
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SlideShare Launches Social Web Conferencing Service – Zipcast

SlideShare has been around for a while now. And there is a very good chance that you would have seen a SlideShare presentation somewhere on the Internet. The company, just concluded a ‘Zipcast’ to announce the launch Zipcast. What is Zipcast? It is essentially a web conferencing tool. In a post announcing the release, SlideShare said that the tool will be in beta for the ‘next few...
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Reliance Ramps Up R World; Indian Language Content Coming Soon..

In December, we wrote that Reliance Communications had tied up with Motricity for a 3G ready R world. Days after that it began the roll out of its 3G services. Today, the company announced that after a good initial response to R World, it will continue to use Motricity’s m-core platform to offer a wider range of advanced services related to mobile commerce, advertising and location.It also...
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