Vikas SN

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“25% Of My Time Is Spent Engaging With The Government” – Olacabs’s Bhavish Aggarwal

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) November 1, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>“25% of my time is spent in engaging with the …

Gupshup CEO Beerud Sheth On Telco Regulators, Policy Intent vs Execution & Others

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) November 1, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Along with Olacabs CEO Bhavish Aggarwal, Gupshup …

MTNL Revenue Lower Than Losses For 9th Straight Quarter; Rs 947.1 Cr Loss In Q2-FY14

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) November 13, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>When was the last time state run telco MTNL …

BSNL Reports Rs 7,884 Cr Loss For FY-13; Steps For Revival

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) December 17, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>State owned telecom operator BSNL has reported …

JustDial’s Plan For Launching Price Discovery Engine

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) November 25, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>While discussing its results for the quarter …

Naspers Had Acquired 80% Stake in redBus For Around $101M

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) November 26, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>South African media conglomerate Naspers group …

Naspers Invested $140M In Flipkart In July 2013; Flipkart iOS App

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) November 26, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Naspers had invested 1.376 billion rand (around …

Vox's new mega-round puts a bow on content's "holy shit" moment

Today it was revealed that Vox Media, owner of The Verge, SB Nation, and Polygon has raised another $40 million of funding. Then came BuzzFeed’s …

The Lowdown: Twitter Files $1B IPO; 77% Of 218.3M Active Users Outside US; 75% Mobile

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) October 4, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>After filing a confidential IPO with the US …

NDTV Questions comScore’s Online News & Information Readership Report

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) October 7, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Media house NDTV has questioned the rationale …

When A Startup Worth Hundreds Of Millions Goes Dark: Klout's Quiet Year Of Growth And Struggle

It's a question all startups have to answer between giant fundraises and figuring out business models.<p>Some growing companies, like Twitter and Facebook, handle adolescence well. For others it's awkward and takes serious soul searching to find a place in the business world.<p>Klout is one of those …

Is technology scrambling my baby's brain?

I reached the breaking point, as many parents do, about two and a half months in. My newborn son, Oliver, was hitting a phase where his five senses were really coming online. The mere act of being awake was often overstimulating; sometimes he would start to cry when we turned on a bright light or …

Nokia: a visual history

Although it was by no means the first phone from Nokia — to go way back, you can take a look at the fantastic Nokia Museum — the 1011 was a very important handset. Released in 1992, It was Nokia's first to run on a GSM network, and so can be seen as the first "modern" phone from the company.<p>The …

Impact of Google Play’s New Policies On Advertising, Payments, Notifications

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) August 27, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Well, it’s about time: Google has announced …

Why I think the $7.2 billion Microsoft-Nokia deal is a terrible idea

In 2007, when Apple launched its iPhone, a few saw it for what it was — an assault on business as usual in the telecom industry. It helped shift the …

No Henry, you need to get real about Yahoo. Here are the facts

For past year or so, there has been a bit of a lovefest around Yahoo (s YHOO), the rapidly aging former web star that has lost the attention and …

Inside Vox Media’s Liveblogging Machine

Recently, we looked at Vox Media’s strategy to build a modern media company. One big way the company has made a name for its properties (The Verge, …

Gigaom | Why does LinkedIn want to be a media company? It’s all about the data

Advertisement<p>In the past few weeks, I’ve found myself clicking on the headlines of business stories and expecting to head to a traditional media …

Chart: Zomato Ad Revenues vs Event Ticketing Revenues For FY13

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) June 27, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>For the Info Edge backed online restaurant and …

One night in 1996

Ball-by-ball text commentary, the core of ESPNcricinfo's offering, was born out of adversity during the sixth World Cup<p>Vishal Misra<p>Vishal Misra is a …

Rethinking Facebook Connect

As startups we need to continuously experiment and question the status quo; and for now we experimented with the Facebook Connect implementation. We …

You Won’t Finish This Article

I’m going to keep this brief, because you’re not going to stick around for long. I’ve already lost a bunch of you. For every 161 people who landed on …

How the ‘Forbes India’ editors were forced out

Top row: Indrajit Gupta (L), Dinesh Krishnan<br>Bottom row: Shishir Prasad (L), Charles Assisi<p><b>SHARANYA KANVILKAR</b> writes from Bombay: The abrupt exit last …

Is Maker Studios About to Take Down YouTube? Seems Unlikely

Is YouTube about to face its own Epic Stream Battle of Web Video History? Probably not.<p>According to TheWrap, Maker Studios is looking to launch a new …

BESCOM To Offer Power Cut SMS Alerts; Facebook Integration & Mapping Substations

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) June 4, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) has …

What They’re Saying About Amazon.in Launch

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) June 5, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Amazon launched its India marketplace business at …

Updated: Flipkart’s Flyte Music Store To Shut Down By 17th June 2013; Timeline

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) May 29, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>E-commerce major Flipkart is pulling the plug on its …

The Lowdown: Developer Initiatives Announced At Google I/O 2013

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) May 16, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Besides new consumer services, Google announced …

India Can Become A Leader In Digital Content Delivery – Mukesh Ambani

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) May 21, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>“We believe India has a unique opportunity to …

Why Don’t Indian Airports Offer Free WiFi To Passengers?

<i>By Vikas SN ( @tsuvik , +VikasSN , vikas@medianama.com ) May 22, 2013 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Tata DOCOMO has inked an exclusive agreement with …