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Archived Since:February 17, 2011

Blog Post Archive

90% Of New Internet Users in India Are Non-English Speaking; English User Growth Has Stalled: Google

There is a secret reason why Google is rigorously pushing for Non-English apps, tools and features on their platform – both search and Android. In the last few years, they have added Hindi voice dictation, Hindi research tools in their...Show More Summary

Pakistani Hackers Hack 10 Edu Websites Which Includes IIT Delhi, AMU, IIT Varanasi, DU & More

Pakistani hackers have again unleashed a reign of terror, by triggering cyber war with India. In a daring attempt, Pakistani hackers called “Pakistan Haxors Crew” or PHC hacked 10 websites of major educational institutions in India,Show More Summary

The Rise Of Digital Age – 40% Audience Will Ditch TV For Laptop, Desktop; 50% Revenue Of Music Industry Comes From Digital Now

Two very interesting reports have emerged, which clearly showcases the dominance of digital over television. While more and more people are now looking forward to watching TV shows on personal computers, mobile devices, thereby ditching television as the medium; 50% of all revenues for the music industry is now coming from online streaming. Show More Summary

Jio To Extend Free Offers For Next 12-18 Months; Wants 50% Market Share in India!

  There is some bad news for Reliance Jio’s rivals, and excellent news for Jio patrons: The age of freebies and discounts from Jio can continue for next 12-18 months, as predicted by leading telecom analysts from US and India. As per...Show More Summary

Baba Ramdev Claims Amla Juice Is Medicinal Product, Safe For Consumption; Blames Army For Wrong Test!

After the military banned Patanjali’s Amla Juice from their stores, a huge controversy has erupted regarding the quality checks conducted by Baba Ramdev’s fast growing FMCG company. Such was the heat generated, that Baba Ramdev had to come out, and give a response. Show More Summary

Now Pay Up To Rs. 20,000 Via Mobile Prepaid Balance Or Postpaid Bill For Your Digital Purchases

In a big push to Digital India, the Department of Telecom (DoT) has now announced that the mobile subscribers in the country would be able to pay for their digital content purchases up to Rs. 20,000 using prepaid balance or postpaid mobile bill. Show More Summary

Snapdeal Vacates 60% Of Gurgaon Office Amidst Cash Crunch; All Eyes Now on the Merger With Flipkart!

If there was any doubt regarding the troubles of beleaguered e-commerce portal Snapdeal, then this news will remove all such apprehensions: They are vacating 60% of their Gurgaon office space due to a cash crunch, and a reduced workforce. Show More Summary

Nasscom Dismisses H-1B Cheating Accusations By US Govt; Says TCS, Infosys Accounted For Only 8.8% of H-1B Visas

A war of words has broken out between India’s most powerful lobby of IT & ITeS companies, and US Govt. over the ongoing H-1B visa row. Last week, in a press statement, US Govt. had accused leading Indian IT companies of misusing H-1B...Show More Summary

Reliance Jio News : Beta Launch Of FTTH Broadband, 108+ Mln Subscribers, 100 GB Free Data Offer With LG G6

Reliance Jio is making news every day whether it is on the data front, or on ISD calling rates, or via its new promotional offers packed with tons of free data. The company is also witnessing the largest migration from free to paid services...Show More Summary

Dear Managers, Stop Motivating Employees Using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs; It’s Irrelevant Now!

“Complete the report by end of the day, or else, you are out of the job” I am sure employees must have heard this term a billion times, spoken by their immediate supervisor or manager. And when that employee becomes himself a manager, he uses the same for his team members, and the cycle continues. Show More Summary

Uber Was Caught Tracking User’s iPhones Even After App Uninstalls; Tim Cook Threatens App Removal From Store

At first glance, Apple CEO might seem a quiet person, but this might not be true when it’s about his company’s policies especially when someone tries to outsmart it. A similar to this happened back in 2015, when ride hailing application...Show More Summary

Uber Sues Taxi Unions For Rs 12 Cr Over Strikes; Bombay HC Says Unions Cannot Stop Uber From Plying On Roads

The issue of strikes by taxi drivers have been bothering Uber India for a while. Recently, taxi unions in Delhi-NCR declared a strike against Uber/Ola, which caused much unrest among passengers, and forced both Uber and Ola to negotiate. Show More Summary

Indian Railways Will Create Biggest Ad Platform Outside TV – 2 Lakh Digital Screens Will Churn Out Rs 10,000 Cr Revenues!

It seems that monetization is Indian Railways’ biggest mission as of now, and they are leaving no stone unturned to pump up more revenues, from every possible inch of their procession. As per reports coming in, Indian Railways is creating...Show More Summary

US Central Bank Predicts GST Will Boost India’s GDP by Rs 6.5 Lakh Cr; But 70% of SMEs Still Not Prepared For GST

Federal Reserve System, which is US’s central banking system, has prepared a report according to which Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will boost our GDP by 4.2%, which is Rs 6.5 lakh crore. Note here, that Rs 6.5 lakh crore is more than what India borrows, per year, from International financial organisations. Show More Summary

Massive Aadhaar Failure – Jharkhand Govt Website Accidentally Leaks Over 1 Million Aadhaar Data Of Pensioners

In one of the biggest failures related to Aadhaar security, a website maintained by Jharkhand Govt. has accidentally leaked more than 1 million Aadhaar records of pensioners. The breach was reported by Indian Express newspaper on Saturday, and after that, the website was blocked. Show More Summary

Weekly Wrap-Up: Paytm Food Wallet, SnapChat Fiasco, Jio Offers & More…

It’s Monday morning and time to do a quick wrap-up of the posts published on trak last week. If you were offline for any reason, this is a great way to catch up with all the tech buzz from the last week Internet/Tech/E-Commerce Paytm...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Lashes Out At Centre; Asks How Did They Made Aadhaar Mandatory When Court Has Made It Optional

Supreme Court of India has come out strongly against Centre, for making Aadhaar compulsory for filing of Income Tax returns and other activities. In one the fiercest rebuttal against the Aadhaar platform, Supreme Court has asked Centre,...Show More Summary

Customs Duty Update – Foreign Ecommerce Purchases Will Now Attract 41.49% Duty, Books Included In Tax Net

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has made some sweeping changes in the customs duty framework, for imported items. If you are a shopper who uses foreign online shopping portals such as AliExpress, ThinkGeek and others, then be prepared to shell out more customs duty. Show More Summary

Flipkart to Stop Offering Refund Policy on Certain Categories; Other E-Commerce Platforms Considering it too!

Flipkart, the e-commerce company based out of Bangalore is set to tighten its return policy for many popular products that are sold over its platform. The move is said to help the company and vendors on board cut operational costs; however, as a repercussion the website might also isolate many of its customers. Show More Summary

WhatsApp, Facebook Group Admins Can Be Jailed If Offensive, Fake News Is Circulated – Order by Varanasi DM

In an interesting turn of event, Varanasi’s District Magistrate Yogeshwar Ram Mishra and Senior Superintendent of Police Nitin Tiwari have issued a joint order, according to which Admins of any WhatsApp or Facebook group can be arrested, if any offensive or fake news is being spread via their respective groups. Show More Summary

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