Weekly Wrap-up: Gold Prices, Mobile Subscriber Growth, #pornban & more…


It was a eventful last week with Gold prices plummeting and center showing signs that it will make watching porn a non-bailable offense. Lets look at some of the buzzing stories of the week.Trak.in weekly news wrap-up

If you work in a large organization, you may have attended internal meetings frequently. More often than not, these meetings are quite unproductive – Here are 6 Radical Ideas for Making Meetings More Productive!

Much Awaited Facebook Home launcher made its debut on Google Play Store on the 12th April in select countries. Users who have downloaded it, seems to have given it a big thumbs down. Infact, nearly half of all users have given it lowest rating of 1 star on Google Play!

Many Indians work at Google, but some of them have been around since Google was founded over 10 years back, while some of them have risen the ranks recently. Here are 5 Indians Who Made It Big At Google!

Last week Google put a doodle celebrating India’s first passenger train. However, before publishing this Doodle, they should have done a little bit of research. That train had only 3 bogies, but the Doodle shows many more..

Here are 6 things that mobile users in India expect from their Telecom providers – Attention to Non-Smartphone users, Better Network, Less Spam, More Mobile transactions and Reduction in data cost.

Microsoft has finally decided the date to pull the plug on its aging yet spectacular OS – Microsoft XP. The good thing is, the date of retirement is still a year away, but its time for users to start thinking of an OS upgrade.

#pornban was much talked about subject on Social Media platforms last week. While some joked about it, some had angry or sarcastic reactions to it. We decided to publish a toon to put forth our point on #pornban.

eBooks popularity has been on the rise for past couple of years. Today’s young population is prefer eBooks rather than carrying heavy books. This rise comes as a huge lease of life to some Indian literary works!

Couple of weeks we did an article on What every programmer should know about marketer – Now in response to that article we did 5 Things Every Marketer Should Know About a Programmer!

Social Media Marketing is not a 100 meters sprint, it’s a marathon. It is important that brands and organizations look at it from long term perspective rather than thinking short term.

Google is working on various different initiatives and products, but there are 2 projects from Google that we are keenly looking forward to… Here they are!

One of the most talked about events of last week was Gold prices. They have fallen over 20 percent from the peak within just few days. It is for the first time in history that Gold Prices has seen such a steep fall in such a short time..Here are some facts and rumours as to why it may have happened.

Prices of Micromax Canvas HD prices have increased from around Rs. 14k when it was launched to about Rs. 16k currently. The post looks at whether this much talked about phone is still a good buy for Indians!

Google announced launch of Google+ commenting system, which probably may increase popularity of Google+ platform manifold. Currently only available on blogger platform, it is soon expected to come to other platforms as well.

Here is a snapshot of Indian mobile subscriber data for February 2013. India lost close to million subscribers and this is 8th month straight that subscriber numbers have fallen. Uninor took the biggest hit with a fall of over 8 million subscribers.

Unlike few years back, Indian startup Entrepreneurs have wide array of opportunities where they can take their Startups Global.. Here are 5 Options

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