Weekly Wrap-up: Facebook Banking, BSNL Tablet, Flyte, 4G Auction, 800cc Nano & more…


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Its Monday morning, and time to look at the some of the popular posts published last week.


Facebook has grown to such a large extent that very soon it is possible that Facebook “likes” may decide your & your businesses brand value.

Here is a look at the Funding deals that happened in India during the fortnight starting February 13th. Quite a lot of private equity funding are taking place this year, and yes, ecommerce still seems to be quite hot with the VC’s.

Flipkart’s Flyte has put a new lease of life in Digital Music selling business in India. Though, only time will tell how successful this business model is in India.

Tablets, Tablets, Tablets everywhere. Its raining tablets I must say. Two companies launched low cost Tablets in India last week. First, state run BSNL launched a sub Rs. 3.5k tablet and later in the week Acrossworld announced its Rs. 5k tablet for Indian students which is packed with educational content on it.

Pinterest seems to be the next big thing in Social Media space right now – Here is how you can promote your business with Pinterest.

Its official – A survey finding reported that Internet now has more sway on consumers as compared to even their family and friends. So, do not under-estimate the power of Internet.

2G, 3G and now 4G – Indian Telecom minister made a statement last week that 4G spectrum auction are expected to happen by end of this year itself and is expected to fetch over Rs. 78k crore bounty to the Government.

Here is another stat that may surprise you – Consumers are now spending more time on mobile media as compared to TV media!

Now, Tata is planning to launch a more powerful 800cc variant of Tata Nano. Only time will tell if this one succeeds.

HTC has been a pioneer in Smartphone Industry, however, in India and Globaly, it has not been able to make emulate success as compared to its rival Samsung. Here is an insightful article which explores HTC’s performance in India.

Women in Asia and Indian in general are moving towards Gender equality, here is a nice write and infographic released by MasterCard to show their progress,

Now, consumers in India can use Facebook for Online Banking as well. India’s largest private Bank, ICICI Bank has taken a lead in launching internet banking through Facebook.

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