Quite a slow week. mostly about the death of Google Wave. This week we got a chance to play with Nokia N8, which is quite a beauty and a toy worth waiting for.
Here are our top articles for the week (ending August 7th).
- Facebook’s Great India Moment Can Happen Anytime Soon [Hint: Orkut Faceoff] – Facebook is ‘about’ to beat Orkut in India. Check out the traffic curve for the two portals.
- The Real Reason Behind Facebook’s India Growth Story – a must read to understand how product feature helped Facebook grow in India.
- Co-founder Shareholding, Not All Black-Magic – Demystifies the cofounder shareholding pattern. Recommended Read for startups.
- Passion – Should You Start Your Own Business? – One of the most candid and honest advice about entrepreneurship.
- You got Leads..so what? The Experience of Buying Online Insurance – An experience of buying online insurance and a few observations.
- Nokia N8 in India [Pictures] – We got a chance to play with the beauty. Video will be uploaded shortly.
- How making money changed my perspective on startup ideas [Founder’s Exp.] – Let go of the cool ‘web2.0’ ideas. Do something more tangible.
- ‘Entreception’ = Entrepreneurs + Inception can be the new Bible of Success! – An observation from the movie ‘Inception’.
- TenMiles Launches Teamtalk – Corporate IM Solution with Remote Desktop & File Sharing
- Canaan Partners Invests in Naaptol (?) [Updated]
- Google Backed Song Advisors Invests in K-12 Techno Services and Eye Q Vision
- Inventus Capital Invests INR 3 Crores in FundsIndia
- WINK Ebook Reader
- Pluggd.in at OpenWebAsia
- Indian Auto Portals Traffic Check – Sharp Risers To Watch Out For
- OLPC Founder’s Advice to Indian Government – “Make an inexpensive tablet, not a cheap one.”
- Coming Soon – Domain Names in Hindi and Tamil [Test IDNs Created by .IN Registry]
- Blackberry Gives In, Government can Snoop into your Email and Chat
- Zapak Partners with 6Games, RCom: Universal Music
- Tax e-filing sees a 136% Jump For Salaried Individuals, Overall 71% Rise
- SID and an Apple Fan [Friday Fun]
- Android to overtake iPhone in 2012?[PI Toon]
- Listening to Passionate Users – Picnik Updates Messaging
- Rajnikanth Revenue Projections [PI Toon]
- Rajnikanth – funding options? [PI Toon]
Active Forum Discussions
- Online Aggregators – Are they Useful?
- Work-Life Balance for Entrepreneurs – Oxymoron?
- How would a sell/grow an established website? [Hypothetical]
- EQ is more important than IQ.
- India is country made worthy by few good entrepreneurs