Flipkart is celebrating Flyte anniversary

flyteThe poster boy of Indian ecommerce Flipkart is celebrating the first anniversary of its Digital Music Store ‘Flyte’ this month. Flipkart had launched ‘Flyte’ as an initiative (or an iTunes competitor in India) for legal music downloads in India, last year. And a year and lakhs of downloads later, Flipkart is celebrating the birthday by giving a hundred albums free a day.

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Is Flipkart launching Marketplace model ?

Flipkart LogoFlipkart – the Indian online megastore has been under a lot of news, whether it is related to their ‘Awesome’ customer service, the mega funding rounds or even if it is their TV advertisements.They have been scaling very fast lately, but as they aim to become, ‘Amazon of India’ the larger threat of entry but they global biggies looms large. Govt. had been delaying FDI in multibrand retail for long, but today the Indian Govt. Cabinet gave its nod to FDI in multibrand retail.

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Facebook Trending Articles spotted in NewsFeed

Is Facebook going the twitter way ? We all know Facebook has a very large user base and with so many social reading apps coming up in last 6 months or so, Facebook has also started getting lot of traction even for social reading. There were reports a few weeks back that Facebook has started to test a feature named as ‘Trending Articles’ on a few profiles.

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Zerg Rush – A Google Doodle to kill your time

According to Wikipedia ‘Zerg’ is a character from the RTS game ‘StarCraft’ who assimilate other races in pursuit of genetic perfection. And what a way Google has found out to help you kill your spare time with this new Google Doodle ‘Zerg Rush’. It has created an interactive shooting game that not only keeps you frantically clicking your mouse but also gives you a score which you can share with your friends.

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Google does restrict traffic to search

While surfing today through my college network, I was greeted by a webpage which I hadn’t seen over all my years using Google It stated that “Our systems have detected unusual traffic from your computer network. This page checks to see if it's really you sending the requests, and not a robot.” and in order to continue you will have to fill the Captcha.

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Facebook launches High Res Photos [Better Quality plus Full Screen]

Facebook has been playing around with how the photographs look on their website. They had introduced Photo Theatre Feature back in Feb 2011. Since then it has been toying around with the photo viewer in small steps. Now it has announced that it would now support High Resolution photos too.

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Download Windows 8 Consumer Preview [beta]

Windows 8It was coming since long and its here now. With all those goodies written about Microsoft’s latest operating system ‘Windows 8’ its time for the official sneak peek into the OS by the end consumers. The Consumer Preview (beta) version is now officially available for download.
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Timeline for Pages is here [New Facebook Pages]

Well the timeline feature that Facebook launched was received with mixed reviews by the social media. Few loved it and few outright hated it, and yes there was no going back. Now the clock has come full circle with Facebook announcing that it would be implementing Timeline for Pages soon.

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Top sites for Browser usage statistics

imageThe browser wars are heating up, and so are the statistics related to them. With Microsoft going aggressive with its Internet Explorer, Chrome gaining market share as with Firefox losing it, the demand for relaible stats is increasing. Whether you need it for knowledge , research project or for your web development, which are the most popular and reliable sites that can be looked upon for the statistical data.

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Amazon enters Indian Market – its Junglee.com

The long wait is finally over. Amazon.com has finally arrived in Indian markets as Junglee.com but before you get all too excited by the news, the catch is its more of a comparison site unlike amazon.com.

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