In a bid to compete with Amazon Prime and Flipkart First service, Snapdeal has launched Snapdeal Gold service. It offers free next day delivery, zero shipping charges and extended purchase protection.
With an aim to its improve life streaming experience, Microsoft has acquired interactive game streaming service Beam. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Google has updated Play Game SDK with many features and improvements. The company has added features like real time multiplayer, material design UI and so on in the latest update.
In a bid to strengthen its offerings, Dropbox has acquired two start-ups. Firstly, the cloud storage company has bought photo-sharing company Loom Inc. and document-sharing startup Hackpad Inc. The move comes from Dropbox a week after launching their first Gallery app Carousel for Android and iPhone. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Vodafone, in association with Research In Motion (RIM) is organizing a service camp at select Vodafone Stores in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. This is available for all BlackBerry Smartphone users irrespective of their service providers and is available for free of cost. They organized similar service camps in Karnataka last year. Continue reading “Vodafone to provide free service for BlackBerry handsets in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh”
Looks like all the clouds are gearing up to store your music, with BestBuy launching its own Cloud Music service called the ‘Music Cloud’. The Cloud storage has become the latest trend, with the Amazon, Google and Apple already announcing their own versions of the cloud music services. Continue reading “BestBuy Announces Music Cloud Service”
Uninor recently launched its operations in 8 Indian telecom circles and gained about 3.6 million customers in just 3-4 months and it is now looking to expand in Maharashtra and Goa telecom circles.
With the new daily plans from Tata DOCOMO a customer can choose different tariff plans every single day unlike the traditional service of getting locked for a certain period of time, say, a month or two.The daily plans give Docomo customers the flexibility of choosing plans on a regular basis. Continue reading “Tata DOCOMO Launches Daily Plans for Prepaid Customers”
Airtel -cellular telephony operator, on Thursday announced a 100-million dollar deal with software major IBM to deliver a suit of new product services and applications under a single delivery platform.
“Bharti has partnered with IBM to deliver India’s first “service delivery platform” to enable it to deliver a suit of new range of services to its over 25 million customers,” Manoj Kohli, Bharti-Airtel President, said. The cellular operator is also investing over 100 million dollars in this delivery platform, he added.
IBM, which has been managing the telecom network operations of Bharti-Airtel for a while, will develop, manage and operate the service delivery platform for Airtel.
The platform will enable Bharti to have an integrated environment that will incorporate all of Airtel’s content and application services under one platform, Kohli went on to say.
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The new raise in service tax could heavily affect mobile subscriptions.
Thursday, March 02, 2006:? The budget, with an increase in service tax, has brought bad news for mobile users. It is going to hit the marginal users the hardest. The service tax hike from 10 per cent to 12 per cent will see increase in the monthly telephone bills and drop in talk value for the users.
This move could also affect the Government’s target of increasing the number of mobile subscribers in both rural and urban segments.