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It’s Official: Xiaomi Mi 4i Launched in Delhi, priced at Rs 12,999

Finally, the invite and enthusiasm about Xiaomi’s upcoming smartphone ended on epected lines of the company launching the Mi 4I priced at Rs.12,999 within the budget range as written in our columns last week. Xiaomi vice president Hugo Barra released the Mi4i phone on Thursday evening at a function in New Delhi. However, the phone will be sold on pre-registration ...

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Akshaya Tritiya Today: Gold Price at Rs.2723; Online Offers, Discounts, Gifts at Glance

Today being Akshaya Tritiya, gold price is hovering around Rs.2,723 per gram (24 Karat) and Rs.2,546 (22 Karat), but discounts are many from branded jewellers and gold shops. The day is auspicious for both Hindus as it coincides with birth anniversary of Lord Parasurama, the sixth incarnation of Vishnu and for Jains as it is associated with Lord Rishabhadeva, the ...

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What is Net Neutrality?

Withe Net Neutrality row, here are some basics about what it is and how it benefits or belies our faith in rule of law in Internet era. * The expression “network neutrality” was coined by American academic Tim Wu in his paper Network Neutrality, Broadband Discrimination that came out in 2003 and he then popularised the concept. What does net ...

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Airtel CEO Responds but Remains Evasive as Ever on ‘Airtel Zero’ and Net Neutrality

After Flipkart’s withdrawal from Airtel Zero amid controversy over Net Neutrality, India’s largest telecom service provider Airtel defended its product on business consideration along with the Prime Minister’s fad for digital connectivity. However, Airtel fails to answer the key objection raised by the advocates of Net Neutrality about not allowing third parties on its Airtel Zero platform. Ironic but the new Internet ...

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Snapdeal Offices Raided in Mumbai for Selling Prescription Drugs Online

Snapdeal, which has raised huge funding for its expansion recently, saw itself in the mud following raids by officials from the Maharashtra Food & Drugs Administration (FDA) for selling prescription drugs online, without following the required procedural norms. FDA sleuths raided Snapdeal’s offices in Goregaon, north-west Mumbai, after a clear tip-off that prescription drugs like Ascoril cough syrup, Vigora tablets, ...

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After Flipkart, Cleartrip Joins Net Neutrality Bandwagon, Exits FaceBook’s Internet.Org

Following Flipkart example, Cleartrip.com, a travel website has exited from Facebook’s Internet.org saying on second thought it found the non-mentization membership still violated the principle of Net Neutrality. For instance, Internet.org allows only Microsoft’s Bing.com and no other search engines, thus clearly violating the principle of Net Neutrality. But Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defends it saying it can co-exist with ...

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Flipkart’s Walkout from Airtel Zero a Misconception, Says Airtel

E-commerce giant Flipkart on Tuesday said it is “walking away” from Airtel Zero as it is committed to “the larger cause of net neutrality” but Bharti Airtel said it also fully supported the concept and there was some “misconception” about its toll-free platform. “We at Flipkart have always strongly believed in the concept of net neutrality, for we exist because ...

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Flipkart Pulls Out of Airtel Zero Amid Net Neutrality Controversy

Finally, Flipkart has realised that it cannot single out its existence in Indian Internet revolution distancing from the Net Neutrality that is avowedly championed across the world against the moves of the biggies to restrain little players. Coming under severe criticism and animosity on the social media for its partnership with Airtel Zero that violates Net Neutrality, India’s largest e-retailer ...

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Xiaomi Widens Online Mi Phone Sales with Amazon, Snapdeal, Besides Flipkart

Xiaomi has widened its online sales platform from exclusive Flipkart to Amazon India and Snapdeal to make the most out of its online sales, saying sayonara to its erstwhile flash sale model that required pre-registration and fighting for flash sale on every Tuesday. The new deal was announced by Xiaomi’s vice-president Hugo Barra in a tweet on Tuesday when he ...

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