Zapak Recreates Olympics On The Virtual Turf

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As  Ancient Olympic Games just round the corner, Zapak.com has come out with a virtual Olympic competition called ‘Zapak Gaming Olympiad’.Set to coincide with the actual Olympics, the virtual games will begin today. The Zapak Olympiad will feature games that will attempt to mimic the actual Olympics. As the games will begin as per London time, the site too has not been opened to public yet,...
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Reliance Brands Contemplating Getting Into The E-Commerce Game

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Reliance Brands Limited is chalking out plans to enter the growing world of e-commerce for its lifestyle products. A wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries, it has been hereto partnering with various brands to market & sell their merchandise via offline channels. While the physical stores have been doing well, the top executives have so far used the online channels as mere extension for...
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Madras High Court Asks ISPs To Block Offending Links And Not Websites

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The days of Internet Service Providers (ISP) blocking entire websites seem to be numbered. Madras High court (HC) has clarified that its earlier John Doe order was being used indiscriminately & should not be used to prevent access to entire websites.The HC has instead suggested that specific URLs that offer pirated content should be blocked. ISPs had appealed to the court against the ‘John...
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ICANN Reveals India’s Preference For Custom Domain Extensions

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The news about having a Custom Domain Extensions is doing the rounds lately. We recently reported that ICANN had released information about the whole thing. Following a application process in January, ICANN had received a total of 1930 applications for new generation of domain extensions. Interestingly, 15 Indian companies have made a total of 28 applications.ICANN will soon begin the scrutiny...
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Fashionara.com Offers Social Shopping Experience

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Arun Sirdeshmukh, the former CEO of Reliance Trends has joined hands with global E-commerce advisor, Darpan Munjal, President – LeapMatrix to launch ‘Fashionara.com‘. The web-portal is a Fashion focused e-commerce virtual store funded by VC firms – Helion Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners, that offers premium and luxury fashion brands.What’s unique? To begin with...
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Airtel Intends To Tap Lucrative Markets With 49% Acquisition Of Qualcomm India For Rs. 907 Crores

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Bharti Airtel has acquired 49% stake in Qualcomm India for US$ 165 Million (Rs. 907 Crores). The company intends to have a say in Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) for select regions in India.Airtel has chosen the perfect time to invest in the company. Our readers will surely recall how Qualcomm had to fight bitterly with Indian government to retain what it had rightfully acquired. At one point in...
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3G Tariff War Officially On As Vodafone, IDEA and Reliance follow Airtel, Aircel. [With Tariff Plans]

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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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Sony Integrates With Reliance BigFLix: Smart Move?

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Reliance Group’s digital video content service BigFlix has tied up with Sony India for content syndication. The BigFlix content will now be available on Sony products such as Bravia Internet TV and Sony Tablet S & P through its BigFlix Plus application.  BigFlix Plus was launched in January 2012. It allows a user to stream and download a catalogue of over 600 movies at a subscription...
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Chaitanya Prabhu Is Appointed Business Head At Jump Games: Brighter Future Now?

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Jump Games, the game development company owned by the Digital arm of Reliance Entertainment has a new Business Head for its India operations. We covered Jump Games’ super successful international iPad gaming app, Real Steel, last week. Chaitanya Prabhu has been appointed as the new Business Head of the company. He has replaced Rajneel Kumar who is now with Viacom 18 Media as its Digital Head.Chaitanya...
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BigFlix Gets 200 Hindi Movies; Courtesy Unisys

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BigFlix has added 200 Bollywood movies thanks to its agreement with Unisys Infosolutions.The Reliance ADA owned Video content service provider has tied up with VAS and Enterprise Messaging Solutions Provider for online streaming of over 200 full-length feature films & music videos.  Additionally, the agreement also allows Bigflix, access to regional content. With over 5,000 music videos in more...
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