News Roundup: Way2SMS Launches Email Alerts on Mobile, Canaan appoints Sharad Sharma..and more


News Roundup: Way2SMS Launches Email Alerts on Mobile, Canaan appoints Sharad Sharma..and more

Canaan Partners Appoints Former Yahoo! and Symantec Executive, Sharad Sharma, as Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Canaan Partners today announced it has appointed Sharad Sharma as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Sharad. Sharma previously led Yahoo! India R&D where he was responsible for product engineering for all emerging markets and for several global products including image search, search monetization and HotJobs

Hyderabad based Way2SMS Launches Email alerts on Mobile

Subscriber receives alerts for only those emails, which he wants. One can customize his preferences incase if he would like to receive email notifications only from particular contacts during a particular time. All one need to do is to link his Yahoo, Gmail and other email accounts with Way2SMS mail account. One can also choose or mark spam email IDs to avoid unwanted mail alerts.

India 3rd best in tackling recession: Survey
Australia has been voted as the best place to be during this recessionary times by international biz people, followed by China and India.

DoT nod for Etisalat-Allianz merger
DoT has given its nod to a proposed merger between Etisalat-Swan and Allianz Infratech. Allianz has licences to launch mobile services in Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.

Mobile Web usage in India grows 40%
Page-view growth since April 2008: 169.3%
Unique-user growth since April 2008: 40.0%
Page-views per user: 384
– Indian Railways is back on the list after a four-month absence
– YouTube is back on the list after a six-month absence

RCom gets nod for demerger of optical fibre division
RCom has received shareholders’ approval for the demerger of its optical fibre division and subsequent merger with wholly-owned arm, Reliance Infratel.

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