What is Facebook Relying On To Get The Next Billion Users? The Answer May Be The Mobile Web

Just last week Facebook managed to officially garner a Billion users. While it may be a celebration time for them, Facebook is already deep into making plans to hit the next Billion milestone. With no other social media network even remotely close to it, Facebook now sits comfortably atop such a huge mountain of users. However, even with a Billion users, Facebook is not without its woes. While its...
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3G Tariff War Officially On As Vodafone, IDEA and Reliance follow Airtel, Aircel. [With Tariff Plans]

3G Networks coming to India was a huge step forward in the Telecom business. The auctions had shattered all records and thousand of crores were paid for licenses to provide 3G in various parts of India.  Since no operator had pan-India connectivity, operators got into Roaming Agreements with each other to help out their customers. Unfortunately, the Government did not like this and banned them from...
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Content Rich Portals & Social Networking Sites Dominate Mobile Web Space: Opera

The mobile web space in India is growing at an incredible pace and with the advent of 3G it is poised to grow even more. Majority of the phones have at least a WAP browser to access basic information on the internet.Opera’s April edition of its monthly report titled “State of the Mobile Web” attempts to find usage statistics of internet surfers using the Opera Mini Web browser...
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Google Instant Goes Mobile!

In September, Google stepped many levels above its competition when it launched Google Instant Search. It estimated that “more then 3.5 billion seconds in a day” would be saved thanks to Instant Search. The feature came to Google’s India domain almost a month later on October 8th. It was, however, only restricted to the search bar on Google’s Home Page. No OmniBox, No Mobile!...
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