Tag Archives: Ads

Beware of Just Dial

When a consumer of Whirlpool refrigerator faced no-cooling problem, she called Just Dial in faith in superstar Amitabh Bachchan who sponsors it. She was promptly sent a serviceman from Nanditha Electronics who claimed that he is a franchisee for Whirlpool and he charged Rs.2,200 to change the so-called timer to correct the problem. Within a week, the problem re-surfaced and ...

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Is Airtel Snooping on User Browser with Flash Networks Detective Code?

In a major shock to the Airtel Broadband users, a programmer in Bangalore tweeted saying that the TSP or service provider is inserting a code into their browsing sessions of 3G network secretly. Thejesh GN, the Bangalore-based programmer also said Airtel has partnered with Ericsson and injecting the Flash Networks code into the browsing web pages and confirmed via GitHub ...

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India fighting losing battle against spam: says COAI citing Whatsapp

Indian telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasadi has told Rajy Sabha recently that the country has overcome the menace of unsolicited phone calls and texts from telemarketers but they are replaced by web-based ads with automatic and annoying messages. The minister said there is a dramatic decline in the number of complaints lodged by consumers on the Telecom Regulatory Authority of ...

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U.S. Presidential Election: How voters are under never-before ad attack?

By C. Subramanyam  WASHINGTON: In this presidential election, American voters are coming under an ad attack like never before. By the time voters go to the polls on November 6, they would’ve been bombarded by $1 billion worth of ads – mostly on television – aired by President Barack Obama, his Republican challenger Mitt Romney and independent groups that support ...

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Ads are just answers: Not always, says report

Days after introducing premium Google Analytics which will offer in-depth analytics at $150,000 for major online businesses and website owners to implement market strategy, search engine giant Google has come out with another offer, this time with the launch of a marketing campaign in New York to promote the use of enhanced search ads. Nick Fox, Vice President of Product ...

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