Yahoo Will Gradually Stop Allowing Users To Access Content With Google, Facebook Credentials

Internet news and content company Yahoo Inc. has decided to disallow its visitors to access content using Facebook or Google credentials.To access content, users will have to use their Yahoo Account. The change won’t take place immediately, but the rollout is a certainty and the company will ensure that the same is done gradually and in a phased manner. The process has already begun with Yahoo...
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EU Gives Google ‘Months’ To Rectify Privacy Policy

Google has attempted to unify the data it collects from user action on its services. However, the European Union (EU) feels its ‘Privacy Policy’ too needs re-tuning. Hence it has given the search giant ‘some months’ to re-structure the same or be prepared to face legal action.Apart from search, Google offers a plethora of services to its subscribers. Unified by a single e-mail id, people...
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Online Mutual Fund Manager Secures Series B Funding Of $ 3.6 Million

FI, owned & operated by Wealth India Financial Services Pvt. Ltd (WIFS) has received US$ 3.6 Million in its second round of funding. The Series B round was led by US based venture capital firm Foundation Capital. Existing Investor Inventus Capital also participated in this round. As part of the deal, Ashu Garg from Foundation Captial will join the FundsIndia Board, whereas Parag Dhol...
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JWT Singapore Buys Majority Stake In Hungama Digital Services

JWT Singapore, a wholly owned company of global advertising firm WPP PLC has confirmed its intentions to acquire a majority stake in ‘Hungama Digital Services’. Source: Hungama Digital Media Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. currently employs the subsidiary for its marketing & promotional activities. Moreover, it also offers strategic planning, web design and maintenance, digital marketing,...
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Medical Consultancy Now Online; Simpler Healthcare Or A Dangerous Trend?

Yet again healthcare online is into news where  Digital revolution have realized the importance of it.Online Medical stores are not new, but specialized & specific medical devices are now readily available. Sites like, etc. now offer devices ranging from simple BP monitors to Nebulizers & even mechanized wheel chairs. But sites like Infibeam, Ebay have...
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Bharti Airtel To Renew Network Maintenance Contract With NSN

India’s largest mobile phone operator Bharti Airtel is set to renew its network maintenance contract for its 8 circles and 3 years with Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN).NSN is a joint venture between Finland’s Nokia Corporation and Siemens AG of Germany, manages and maintains Bharti Airtel’s networks in eight regions, while Sweden’s Ericsson handles the remaining 15 circles. While...
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Tata Indicom Launches ‘Doc On Call’ For Subscribers

Often mobile has been blamed for being useful for just sms spammers and wallpaper downloaders. But as the mobile penetrates into the daily lives of one and all. There are services that are being launched to cater to several needs of consumers.One such need is that of a doctor during an emergency. Tata Teleservices which is usually busy making tariff plans cheaper by the second has introduced a new...
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IOL Netcom to offer CDMA services in Mumbai and Delhi

IOL Netcom, who had so far become synonymous with broadband and IPTV services in Mumbai and Delhi with its tie-up with MTNL is now all set to enter as a player into the Indian telecom market. The company has entered into an agreement with state-owned telecom service provider MTNL, which has presence in the Mumbai and Delhi circles.MTNL currently offers both CDMA and GSM services in Mumbai and Delhi...
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Google Apps To Power Sify Mail and Chat

Sify Technologies Ltd., one of India’s largest companies providing enterprise data services, which also provides consumer internet services and has an online presence in the form of a Portal, has today announced a tie-up with internet search giant Google to power the company’s Email and Chat services. According to the announcement, the Sify’s offerings such as Email and...
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Innovation in Services: The Biggest Challenge

I wrote an entire series on Technological Innovation and Leadership a few weeks back (which I plan to continue now) but it struck me that most of what I was saying is restricted only to the products front. In innovation literature one often sees the grandiose themes of R & D, breakthrough technologies, and Intellectual Property. While these themes are extremely important in the services business...