From the Editor's Desk At Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, the company has a section where developers are starved of high-speed mobile data connectivity in order to mimic how users in emerging markets feel using its service. The move is aimed at allowing developers to understand who they're building apps for and how to make them work better across the world. Allowing users to download videos and then view them offline later is one of the features now allowed by both Facebook and Google. More here
RSS to brainstorm on strategy for poll-bound states Discussions on upcoming elections in four states, including Uttar Pradesh, and steps to spread RSS' programmes are likely to be the focus of the five-day annual meeting of it's regional office-bearers starting on Monday.
If the kirana store in your neighborhood is working as your personal bank or ATM, it is likely to be in the Novopay network. This financial solutions start-up was founded in 2014 by Srikanth Nadamuni, Gautam Bandyopadhyay and Sridhar Rao. It uses the ...
9 Indian companies to manufacture STBs; iCAS cost less than $0.5: Govt NEW DELHI: A total of nine private companies have been identified by India’s Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) for manufacturing indigenous set top boxes equipped with Indian Conditional Access System (iCAS). However, the government department could not give a time-frame as to when indigenously-manufactured STBs would be ready to address the growing demands for boxes as digital rollout inches towards the finishing line.
NIIST technology may aid PSUs in curbing pollution While KMML causes land deterioration in areas around Chavara, effluent discharge from TTP pollutes Veli Lake.Also, the effluents are carcinogenic.These issues can be effectively addressed using the new technology.
Telecom Ministry clears Airtel-Aircel 4G spectrum trading deal Mobile network operator Bharti Airtel has received the clearance from the Indian telecom ministry for the Rs 3,500 crore 4G spectrum trading deal with smaller rival Aircel. The Indian telecom company has received the approval, according to unconfirmed media reports, at a time when some of the telecom industry stakeholders are urging the India government to stop Aircel’s deal
Indian company finally delivers US$3 phone Ringing Bells had announced it would sell the phone for 251 rupees (US$3) five months ago but quickly ran into trouble. The unknown company, run by former dried fruit businessman Mohit Goel, 29, was overwhelmed by some 75 million orders and its online payment gateway crashed.
It is raining jobs at Rajasthan University Rajasthan University's placement cell in association with state government for the first time organized a day-long job fair for all its students at the Convocation Hall on Saturday. By evening, 573 students were issued joining letters while 500 were declared qualified for the second round of interviews and training.
High-end residential consumers to benefit from Proposed power tariffs If you check proposed tariffs of all power utility firms for 2016-17, high-end residential consumers (301-500 and 500+ units consumption) stand to benefit the most. Sources said all utilities are keen on retaining their crème de la crème residential customers and prevent migration or poaching by rivals.
Qualities franchisors look for in a franchisee Last week we discussed the obstacles involved in becoming a retail franchisee. This week, we examine what traits and attributes franchisors with retail concepts look for in their franchisee prospects and candidates. Follows the system - The franchisor's operating system has been developed, refined, tested, and proven over time in many locations. It works. And it's one of the major reasons you signed on to become a franchisee. The wheel has been invented. Your job is to ride it as agree to do when you sign the franchise agreement. Franchisors know that a customer entering any of their retail locations expects the product or service to be identical with that of every other location - and they expect their franchisees to deliver it the same way every day. Replication is the secret sauce of franchising. However, if you have what you think is a better idea, share it with your franchisor.