Vodafone To Increase Its Stake In India Branch Of Operations

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Technology market these days is replete with news of acquisitions and buy outs, but those primarily concern phone hardware manufacturers. Vodafone, one of the major telecommunications service provider has announced that it would increase its stake in the Indian branch of operations to a 100%.Currently the Britain based company owns 74% stake in the Indian branch, rest of the ownership remains undisclosed....
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Verizon Buys Vodafone’s 45% Stake In Verizon Wireless In $130 Billion Deal

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US telecom provider Verizon Communications agreed on Monday to pay $130 billion for the 45 per cent stake in Verizon Wireless owned by British cellphone carrier Vodafone. The deal which is expected to be final by early 2014 is one of the largest in corporate history. The $130 billion price will be paid in a combination of cash and Verizon’s stock, Vodafone said in a statement. Verizon will pay...
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Apple Launching iPhone 4 With BSNL In India?

Technixupdate and My Mobile Scoop have reported on a possible launch of iPhone 4 with our state owned mobile carrier BSNL soon. It was only last week that Apple launched its revolutionary iPad in India that receives a warm welcome from many gadget freaks and general public. Now that being a part of it, India’s BSNL too was quick in its reflex and announced 3G plans for iPad, both prepaid and postpaid....
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Virtual Wallets On Smartphones Soon To Become A Reality?

Do you want to use your smartphone as a credit card? It won’t be long before this happens. Google, Apple, RIM and Nokia — all are trying their best to make this a reality, as soon as possible. But it seems Google will be the first to touch base with this new revolution. In August 2010, Google acquired Zetawire, a Toronto-based startup with a patent which “provides for mobile banking,...
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Google Demonstrates Motorola Tablet Prototype

The dust has not yet settled since Google unveiled Samsung Nexus S and Ebook Store, and now the Silicon Valley based web giant has demonstrated a Motorola tablet prototype that is powered by its rapidly evolving Android OS. The product, showcased by Andy Rubin, VP, Engineering at D: Dive Into Mobile conference at San Francisco, is being thought of as a potential competitor to Apple’s widely acclaimed...
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Can Apple’s iPhone Succeed Where Google’s NexusOne Failed?

In the first week of January this year, Google attempted to break new ground with the NexusOne or the superphone as they called it. The phone was supposed to sell through a webstore as an open GSM phone for $525. But when dismal sales figures rolled in month after month for a phone that was arguably the best Android phone in the market – Google had to cave in, stopping sales in the United States...
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Facebook Enters Google-Verizon Net Neutrality Debate

Google and Verizon together recently released a joint public net neutrality proposal. This proposal outlines how broadband providers can control how their users receive content. The complete text of the proposal can be read here. Ever since the proposal was released by Google and Verizon, the web has been full of opinions, views, suggestions for improvement and outrages on the same. Facebook also has...
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Google Causes Market Disruption With New Free GPS Product

Google seems to be getting on the nerves of GPS manufacturers with their latest innovation. Recently in news, Google launched their GPS product as part of the Motorola Droid handset  which is now being sold by Verizon Wireless. For now just in USA, but what if they happen to launch it globally to take on all the global GPS players? That would change the entire market for them, wouldn’t it?For...
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