Weekly Wrap-up: GAAR deferred, Airtel 4G, Apple Size, India FDI & more…


Here is an overview of all the popular posts that were published on trak.in last week! BusinessBlogpopularposts

This one was a shocker for me – The CIC recently announced that under some circumstances, an individual’s passport information can be divulged by use of an RTI

Most of the Indians know very less about one part of India and that is North East. Here is a survey that shows the perception that majority of Indians have about those North Eastern states, you would be surprised at findings.

Bangalore becomes the 2nd city after Kolkata to get 4G connectivity. Airtel launched it last week with much fanfare, though pricing of 4g services offered by Airtel would be a big disappointment.

We published 2 infographics last week:

Here is a look at how the Top 5 Indian software services companies fared in FY 2011-2012. I must say Cognizant is making giant strides on the leaderboard, and may soon surpass Infosys to become the 2nd largest IT services company in India.

This news has surely brought smiles on face of Entrepreneurs. The implementation of GAAR, popularly known as the startup tax, has been deferred by a year.

According t a recent survey by Hay Group, Tata ranks 5th in Asia for its leadership.

India’s foremost mobile payments company Paymate has launched Paypos, a solution for merchants to easily accept payments on mobile using credit card.

Spice has launched a low cost handset which offers live TV and that too without any data connection. It directly receives analogue signals on-air!

Google has launched Google Apps vault in India – A Data storage, retrieval and mining solution for enterprises as well as small businesses.

Here is an wonderful article that you must read if you are interested in brands – GoldSpot, Postman and Gaylords: 3 iconic brands that need to be brought back

India’s foreign direct investment saw decent growth in last financial year. It grew 46% year on year to touch USD 28.4 Billion.

Here is a peek at what Indian men and women like to do on their smartphones. Women love to chat, while men dig Smartphone Apps.

We had a small exclusive last week for our readers. Engineers & scientists out there would be overjoyed to know that Scilab has been ported to Android by a team of students from IIT Mumbai. It will come pre-installed on Aakash.

According to press release by Tata Motors – They have completed first stage of testing their Air Car. Could this be real?

And finally a quick round up of all the Funding, Private Equity & acquisition deals that took place in the previous week.

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