Bharti Airtel launched its m-Commerce service ‘mChek on Airtel’, which will allow its susbcribers to pay their Airtel mobile and fixed-line bills on the voice platform. The service would also help in recharging Airtel mobile pre-paid and DTH accounts as well as Delhi-Gurgaon expressway toll tags through Interactive Voice Response (IVR). Call toll free 543219 to access the seamless and secure IVR service for m-Commerce transactions for all Airtel mobile customers. […]
STel Ltd is planning to roll out its mobile phone services in India in the fourth quarter of this year, the chief executive of Bahrain Telecommunications Co. (Batelco) said.
Batelco is a shareholder of STel. Batelco, listed on the Bahrain Stock Exchange, provides telecommunications services in Bahrain and also has joint venture companies in Jordan, Kuwait, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. […]
Google Docs now offers “Translate document” tool to enable Doc users cross the language barrier. Users can send documents in a specific language to anyone and have it translated into teir preferred langugage by the receiver. The content can now be translated into 42 different languages, including Hindi, Arabic, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, German and French. […]
The Nokia N900 encloses a powerful ARM Cortex-A8 processor, up to 1GB of application memory and OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics acceleration. Nokia N900 provides multitasking, allowing many applications to run simultaneously. With N900, switching between applications is simple. The panoramic homescreen can be fully personalized with favorite shortcuts, widgets and applications.
The Nokia N900 features a high-resolution WVGA touch screen and fast internet connectivity with 10/2 HSPA and WLAN. The browser is powered by Mozilla technology. The Nokia N900 has 32GB of storage, expandable up to 48GB via a microSD card. For photography the N900 come with a 5MP camera and Carl Zeiss optics. The N900 has full physical slide-out QWERTY keyboard. You can setup upto 10 personal email accounts with Nokia Messaging service. […]
Great ideas, specific articulations of them and the books which present them transcend genres. The Halo Effect by Phil Rosenzweig who is a professor of strategy and international management at IMD, Switzerland will most probably, be always found in the business section of the bookstores around the world. It just shouldn’t shouldn’t be so as it is a book which is as genre crossing as any, which should be read by many more than the people who would browse that section and is one which will surely be judged as one of the most important business books ever written. […]
In China’s Henan province, citizens who send three or more erotic / sexy text messages (sexting) will be detained for a maximum of 10 days in jail and pay a fine of 500 yuan (approx. INR 3500). Liaoning province passed a regulation early this year saying that erotic text messages can be part of a sexual harassment charge. […]
A survey by Forrester Research found that 15 percent of Japanese mobile phone users make payments and purchase products in stores with their phones, reports CNN. Only 3 percent of people in North America are expected to conduct mobile payments in 2012. Analysts say that within five years, mobile phones in the United States will be able to make electronic payments, open doors, access subways, clip coupons and possibly act as another form of identification. These futuristic uses for phones are becoming reality in countries like South Korea and Japan, which typically are ahead of the United States in mobile technology. […]
ISRO unveiled beta version of “Bhuvan”, a web-based mapping tool like Google Earth (http://bhuvan.nrsc.gov.in/) Bhuvan promises to give better 3D satellite imagery of India than is currently being offered by Google Earth. Bhuvan has a many India-specific features like weather information, administrative boundaries of all states and districts, etc.. Bhuvan has best resolutions over the Indian sub-continent. It allows users to fly from space to street level, grab, spin and zoom down to any place. Viewers can zoom into Bhuvan maps up to 10 metres compared to Google Earth’s 200 metres and Wikemapia’s 50 metres. […]
A US judge has ordered Microsoft to stop selling Microsoft Word application in the USA in 60 days after finding that the software contains technology that violates a patent held by a third party. I4i, a Toronto-based software maker, has been battling Microsoft over an obscure patent related to XML or Extensible Markup Language. […]
USAA Bank, a privately held bank and insurance company in the US, plans to update its iPhone application to introduce the check deposit feature. The customers need to photograph both sides of the check with the phone’s camera. The image is going into the Bank’s deposit-taking system as any other paper check would. To reduce the potential for fraud, only customers who are eligible for credit and have some type of insurance through USAA will be permitted to use the deposit feature. […]