Weekly Wrap-up: 3G Life, Android phones, Corruption Scams, Mobile Internet, stock trading & more…


After a dull previous week, trak.in had a great last week with some real good articles getting published. Here is a quick round-up of our Top posts. From this week onwards, we will also be including post from our sister blog The Gadget Fan.

Popular Posts of the week

We all are well aware that TV viewing has increased significantly over past few years. Did you know that kids watch about 35 hours or close to 5 hours of TV on daily basis? that’s scary…ain’t it..?

Couple of weeks back, I spent few days in Japan. I was quite amazed as to how Mobile Technologies and services have made life of average Japanese citizen so simpler. From buying a burger at McDonalds to traveling in a Subway everything is done through Mobile!! The question is when we will see something like this in India?

Last few days have been abuzz with news on how a normal air journey from Mumbai to Delhi costs 35000 rupees and how airlines are taking people for a ride. DGCA has not come up with Airfare regulations to put a curb on these sky-high rates.

Did you know that Vodafone customers spend the most on Online Mobile Recharges? Take a look at some numbers on Online Mobile recharge Market in India.

Mahindra has finally completed the definitive agreement to acquire South Korean Auto maker SsangYong for USD 463 Million.

Have you seen the movie “The Social Network” – if you have not, you got to see it. It is obviously based upon the life of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, where he has been portrayed with shades of grey. But majority of people have defended his actions on his path to glory !

November can seriously termed as the scamsational month – Just due to the sheer number of scams and more so the enormity of them. Here is our list of Top 10 Corruption scams of all time in India.

The mobile subscriber numbers are growing and so is the growth of Mobile Internet. According to Opera State of Mobile Web report, India continues show impressive growth of over 350 percent year on year !

Now, this one will come as a serious surprise to a few people. Google who have always maintained that they never tamper with their search results, have something to answer. A small experiment conducted by University professor show that Google results might not be completely automated afterall !

Have you heard about CIVETS ? Are they the New BRIC countries ?

Are you a stock trader? If you are, do you fall into the trap of any of these top 5 faulty Stock trading practices ?

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1 Comment
  1. Neil Martin says

    kids spend 35 hours in front of the TV,…hmm this seems way too much but when I think of my own kids, I think your absoutely right.

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