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Convergence of Content and Distribution in the US

Convergence of Content and Distribution in the US

There has been a growing trend for a while in the European telecom and broadband markets where companies have been selling bundles. This phenomenon is known as Triple Play or Quad Play. These bundles generally have home broadband, Pay TV, wireless and landline, all bundled together. The US had long resisted bundles. Although some companies did provide two or more […]

 
     
 
 

Tim Cook: Too Much of a ‘Sales Person’?

Tim Cook: Too Much of a ‘Sales Person’?

The past few days have seen a section of an old Steve Jobs interview attain near viral status on the Web. Made in 1995, it features Jobs insisting that it is dangerous for “sales and marketing people” to be in charge of a company that has a near monopoly in its segment. Most tellingly, Jobs says: When you have a […]

 
     
 
 

5 Bewildering Decisions Apple Made With the new MacBook Pro

5 Bewildering Decisions Apple Made With the new MacBook Pro

Apple finally upgraded its MacBook Pro lineup last night at an event in Cupertino. The latest generation notebooks bring several new additions such as the alluring touch bar, a massive trackpad, better internals, a new look Space gray edition and a whole lot more. However, Apple also had to give up a number of features Mac fans have known and […]

     
 
 

MVNOs in India and the Opportunities they Present

MVNOs in India and the Opportunities they Present

MVNO stands for Mobile Virtual Network Operator. The concept of MVNO is very popular in the US and Europe. An MVNO doesn’t operate a network of its own. They rather buy talktime and data in bulk from an already well-established MNOs (the actual telecom operator) and resell them. Think of MVNOs as retailers and MNOs as wholesalers/manufacturers. MVNOs have not […]

 
     
 
 

Razer Blade Pro Laptop with Vapor Chamber is Every Gamer’s Dream

Razer Blade Pro Laptop with Vapor Chamber is Every Gamer’s Dream    

Hardcore Gamers have always shied away from the laptops and stuck with building their own gaming rigs and pumping it up to the max. If you are in the gaming scene Razer is likely a household name, from Mouse, to actual gaming rigs, Razer has done it all. This time around, however, Razor has unveiled its 2016 laptop and it […]

     
 
 

How Apple and Google are Trying to be One Another

How Apple and Google are Trying to be One Another

Recently, Google launched a range of hardware products ranging from the Pixel smartphones to the upgraded Chromecast to a new Google WiFi router. Google hired back Motorola’s Rick Osterloh to lead its hardware division. At the October 4th event, Google talked at length about how they thought it was necessary to build their own hardware in order to provide a […]

 
     
 
 

The Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco: 7 Things Tech Companies Need to Learn

The Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco: 7 Things Tech Companies Need to Learn

So perhaps we are coming to the close of the regrettable chapter that is the Galaxy Note 7. It has been more than a month since we first heard of Galaxy Note 7 devices exploding and after dozens of incidents, several recalls and repairs and replacements and hundreds of cynical memes, it seems that the Korean giant is finally giving […]

 
     
 
 

5 Indian Facebook Chat Bots You Must Try

5 Indian Facebook Chat Bots You Must Try

Messenger chatbots have been growing ever since Facebook unveiled the platform back in April this year and has reached a staggering number of over 30,000 bots. However, it’s still inconveniently difficult to find the one you’re specifically looking for especially if it’s a local service, as you can’t just search on Facebook with “chat bot for daily weather updates”. Until […]

 
     
 
 

The Spectrum Auction 2016 Analysis

The Spectrum Auction 2016 Analysis

The Spectrum auction in India that started on October 1, 2016, has finally come to an end. The auction ended well within a week of its start and there are many interesting things to draw from this auction. Many people are underestimating the significance but it’s an important auction considering that it is going to shape the 4G networks that […]

 
     
 
 

Samsung Acquires Viv, the AI Assistant: 6 Things You Need to Know

Samsung Acquires Viv, the AI Assistant: 6 Things You Need to Know

Reeling under the battery explosion episode of their Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has now made a strategic acquisition of an AI startup, Viv, in a bid to bolsters its mobile software. The Korean electronics giant aims to take on the like of voice assistants like Siri, Cortana and Google Assistant with the Viv. With this acquisition, Samsung aims to bolster […]