2008 has been the year of open source causing serious impact in the mobile industry but I could not imagine Symbian getting open sourced and that is exactly what Nokia has announced to do after acquiring Symbian. This has very long term implications for the mobile industry. One can expect to see business model innovation … Continue reading Best time in Mobile Industry
"Here comes another bubble", this is simply just too hilarious.
Recently learnt that Shailaja Neelakantan is joined as a contributing blogger to GigaOm from India. As far as I understand she is based out of Delhi which is not precisely all the technology action is in India but I am glad that atleast she is based out of India. I have ranted many times … Continue reading Finally Om in India.
I keep complaining about the need for a gigaom for India, it is great to see a techcrunch coming up. Amit Ranjan an entrepreneur, who heads the Indian office of Uzanto has started a separate blog called Webyantra which is poised to act as the techcrunch for India. I like the name webyantra … Continue reading Webyantra – Techcrunch for India
Many computer science students ( B.Tech, Masters or Ph.D) dream of going to work for Google. Few friends I know whhave already interviewed for google and are going to join google in short time in both bangalore and hyderabad. But I am amazed at how much amount of time google spends in interviewing them. They … Continue reading Easy way to get job in Google
Alok Mittal at Venturewoods refers to recent buzz/rumour about Facebook being valuated at 2 billion $. Certainly Facebook valued at $ 2 billion is a little too high and if one does calculate it should be around $ 750 million. IMHO these valuation are not a sign of bubble. I think these days anything … Continue reading web 2.0 in India
Attended a talk yesterday on open source and open standards by Dr. Bob Sutor who is the VP of standards and open source at IBM. He is evangelizing open source and open standards in a pretty big way. Open source is one of those often discussed and debated topics all the time and hence I … Continue reading Talk on “Open standards and open source”
I had ranted earlier about how cool barcamp would be and my not being able to go to Delhi to attend it, since then a few of us here in hyderabad got together and thought of getting a barcamp organized here in hyderabad and voila we have BarcampHyderabad now :D. We originally thought of having … Continue reading Barcamp Hyderabad
I had been thinking to write this post for very long and I could pen it finally today. There was a chapter in the book of my life when I was a geek (an undoubted one at that, I can produce proof of it if you want me to 😀 ). It was chapter 4 … Continue reading To All My Geek friends and other Geeks in the World
But only for a short while. Just read this piece of news on contentsutra that mauj had a 10 million round from westbridge, sequoia & intel capital ! I don't think it's a news to celebreate. Because the business of mauj(ringtone) has already reached its peak if not started its decline. Also the business model … Continue reading Mauj may have mauj