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Vishal Gondal’s GoQii Is The Perfect Blend Of Fitness Tech & Human Coach

Vishal Gondal’s GoQii Is The Perfect Blend Of Fitness Tech & Human Coach

With smartphones making it big, the latest buzz is now wearable tech. Fitness bands like Nike Fuelband, Jawbone UP or Fitbit Flex have made quite a name for themselves. India, an emerging mobile first market, is here with its own wearable device. GoQii (pronounced as Go-Key) is a new fitness device that goes a little beyond which involves having real human interaction as well!

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Vishal Gondal, the…

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India Post Brings It’s First Savings Bank ATM In Chennai

India Post Brings It’s First Savings Bank ATM In Chennai

It was a historical moment for the 154 year old India Posts as it opened India’s first Post Office Savings Bank ATM in Chennai yesterday. This is certainly a big leap in technology for the postal department, as it faces immense challenge from the Internet and Mobile as means of communication is fast changing.

We had reported in 2011 that India Posts is planning to offer banking servicesas it had…

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Smartphone Sales In India Triple In 2013; Shipments Cross 4.4 Cr Units

Smartphone Sales In India Triple In 2013; Shipments Cross 4.4 Cr Units

India is experiencing unprecedented growth in smartphones sales as Indians bought 44 million or 4.4 crore smartphones in the year 2013. In the year 2012, total of 16.2 million smartphones were sold. These figures were revealed in a recent report by International Data Corporation (IDC) which monitors sale and purchase of various entities all over the globe.

The report said, “India was one of the…

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4 Reasons Why It’s Good That Facebook bought Whatsapp

4 Reasons Why It’s Good That Facebook bought Whatsapp

Since the acquisition of Whatsapp by Facebook, there have been various anecdotes that are roaming around in the world. Many people are considering it the end of Whatsapp as we know it while others are getting apprehensive about the data that is transferred.

Surprisingly, I have yet to hear anyone calling it a good thing.

Maybe it is not, but I still feel there are many positives that come out of…

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High Salaried Indians Pay Much More Taxes Than Most In Developed Nations

High Salaried Indians Pay Much More Taxes Than Most In Developed Nations

When it comes to income tax in India, the salaried individuals, especially the ones who earn over 10 Lakh a year have to pay much higher taxes. Infact, the taxes are so high that they fork out some of the highest taxes in percentage terms.

According to recently released surveyby PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the take home salary (net salary after income tax and other deductions) of an high…

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Outernet: Free Internet to the World Via Satellites!

Outernet: Free Internet to the World Via Satellites!

At the canteen of IIM-A is a board which reads TANSTAAFL meaning ‘There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch.’ But life is full of pleasant surprises and this is one: A New York based non-profit organization called Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) has announced its intention to build an “Outernet”—a global network of cube satellitesbroadcasting Internet data to virtually any person on the…

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Confirmed! Snapdeal Raises $133.77 Million Round 4 Funding From eBay & Others

Confirmed! Snapdeal Raises $133.77 Million Round 4 Funding From eBay & Others

Last year, we had reported that Snapdeal may get fresh round of funding from eBay. The news has been confirmed now as eBay led investors have infused fresh capital of $133.77 million into Snapdeal in a fresh round of funding into this ecommerce portal.

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This is 4th round of funding, previous being:

  • Round 1:In January 2011, Snapdeal received a funding of $12 million from Nexus Venture Partners and…

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Idea & Vodafone Offer Opera Web Pass To Simplify Mobile Data Plan Pricing

Idea & Vodafone Offer Opera Web Pass To Simplify Mobile Data Plan Pricing

If you are like me, I am sure you have gone through the frustration of choosing the mobile data plan that best suits you. Most of these plans are volume based (fixed mb usage) plan with fixed duration, and you never know when your usage will be high or low. Add to that the different variations on offer, and selecting the right plan becomes a real headache sometimes.

To resolve this problem,…

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Sandisk Introduces World’s First 128 GB microSD Card

Sandisk Introduces World’s First 128 GB microSD Card

Imagine saying to someone 15 years ago that you can hold a million books or 16 hours of HD video/ 7500 songs or 3000 photos on your finger nail, he would have laughed his heart out. But not anymore as SanDisk has made it possible now.

SanDisk has introduced world’s first 128 GB microSD memory card, which can easily store any one of these above mentioned data quantity quite easily. This can be…

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3G Data Plans Comparison 2014: Idea vs Vodafone vs Airtel vs Reliance Vs Tata Docomo Vs Aircel

3G Data Plans Comparison 2014: Idea vs Vodafone vs Airtel vs Reliance Vs Tata Docomo Vs Aircel

If you have been following us over past few years, you would know that we have been covering 3G data plans, since 2012 when 3G actually started in most part of the countries. Here is our previous coverage for 2012 and 2013.

As rates have tumbled down further, we take a quick look at the 3G data plan rates as they stand today.

Note:We have compared standard plans and not taken into consideration…

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