Weekly Wrap-up: Flipkart Letter, Costliest Android App, Reliance Buyback, TRAI Bulk SMS ban & more…
Its Monday morning and time for us to look at some of the popular posts published on trak.in last week.
An interesting post on how some startups have used innovative methods to promote themselves.
Although, in September last year, TRAI had come up with strict guidelines to curb Pesky calls and SMSes, marketers were using International SMS gateways to send unsolicited messages. Taking note of this TRAI has now banned bulk international SMSes as well!
Taking note of falling share prices, Reliance came up with a Share buyback plan to boost share prices – however, their earnings as well as share buyback scheme fell short of investor expectations.
Internet is no more a platform for selected few. It is now slowly becoming a necessity. Teenagers are the biggest users of internet today – Take a look at how internet is affecting Indian teens!
One of the major reasons for Flipkart’s success has been its customer service – However, as they have become bigger and bigger, their customer service seems to be de-grading. Here is a letter from one of their disgruntled customer. We also had one of our readers, Mukesh Gupta, who drafted a hypothetical letter that Sachin Bansal should write back…
This is probably the most expensive Indian Android Apps. It is NOT on Android market and is targeted only to politicians. Its called ielection, and it essentially serves as a database of citizens categorized by their wards!
Contrary to the rumours a few days back, the UIDIA project is alive and doing very well. And, UIDAI’s Biometrics highly accurate and is scaling to over 10 lakh Aadhaar cards a day!
If you are an Indian iPhone user, check out these incredibly useful iPhone apps for Indians.
Do you want to know how Google earns it money and from where the money comes from? Here is a wonderful infographic that shows How Google earned its 37.9 billion USD in 2011.
Netmagic Solutions, one of the India’s largest hosting solutions company was acquired by Japan based NTT Communication. With it, Nexus Venture gains their 5th exit in past 18 months alone.
Here is a look at all the funding deals that happened in the week previous to last.
You MUST see these videos – ToI launched a campaign against their rival “The Hindu” saying that they were boring. The Hindu retaliated with a answer that punched Times right in the face!
This infographic is for developers only – Ruby Vs Python vs PHP [Programmer’s preference Infographic]
Nokia, after disastrous couple of years, seems to be slowly coming back grabbing nearly one-fifth of dual-sim mobile market in India.