Weekly Wrap-up: Nokia Money shut, Startup Buzzwords, CDMA tablet, Union Budget & more…


Hope all of you have come out of Sachin’s 100th 100 hangover and India’s phenomenal win against Pakistan yesterday! Now time for quick wrap-up of some of the popular posts published on trak.in last week.


India’s Broadband penetration is still one of lowest in India – Broadband speeds are also some of the lowest in the world – However, Indians can take solace from the fact that the situation is improving.

Last week was all about Budget 2012 (and Sachin’s 100th 100). The budget has been met with mixed reactions – Even the markets did not give neither a thumbs up or a thumbs down. One can say that there was nothing much in the budget that would raise the eyebrows.

Here is a look at some of the Key Highlights of  Indian Economy. What stood out even more was the fact that some of the interesting facts were live tweeted along with graphs. A first of sorts for Indian Government.

There was much talk around Railway Budget 2012 as well – The hike in passenger ticket tariffs has not gone down too well with citizens of India.

While other telecom operators & mobile companies are making their foray in mobile money business, Nokia has shut down its Mobile Money business as a realignment of their strategy to concentrate on the core services!

Reliance Communication last week announced India’s first CDMA based tablet for Rs. 13k. Although, priced slightly expensive than other recent tablet launches, this tablet does have some great features packaged along with it.

If you are interested in India’s ecommerce Industry, you should read this article – Why Cash on Delivery (CoD) would put brakes on Indian Ecommerce Story!

And if you are an entrepreneur or have your own startup, you will find this this infographic very interesting – Startup Buzzwords you should know

Various Indian Ministries are now aggressively using Facebook platform to interact & communicate with citizens. I&B ministry was the latest to join the bandwagon – They have launched a FB account to get feedback on their cable digitalization initiative.

The tax season is nearing and you are lucky if you have an Android smartphone – Here are 4 Android apps to calculate your Income tax.

Did you know that the concept of Kirana stores actually has the power to revolutionize the European Retail Market?

And as is our weekly ritual, here is quick look at Indian Funding, M&A deals of the previous week.

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