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Taking Your Startup Global

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Every online startup has a global presence, whether that's its goal or not. For e-commerce startups the question then becomes, "Do you really want to turn down a sale just because the order comes from overseas?" To Laurel Delaney, founder and president of Chicago-based GlobeTrade.com and creator of The Global...
Taking Your Startup Global

Freemium Medical Care? Indian Hospital Shows That A Charitable Hospital Can Still Make A Profit

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Aaron DeOliveira points us to an interesting documentary (and related series of articles) about a hospital in Bangalore, India called Narayana Hrudayalaya, which is providing top notch medical services to all comers and still making a profit in doing so. The trick appears to be a variation on the basic...
Freemium Medical Care? Indian Hospital Shows That A Charitable Hospital Can Still Make A Profit

Last Week in Asia: Sina Weibo helps battle Chinese floods, Microsoft opens accelerator in India and more

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Welcome to the latest instalment of Last Week in Asia, our roundup of the key stories and developments from across Asia’s growing technology and Internet spaces. China Top story: Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter, comes to rescue amid flooding in Beijing The Internet is a crucial communications tool in modern crises and that applies...
Last Week in Asia: Sina Weibo helps battle Chinese floods, Microsoft opens accelerator in India and more
Apigee busts onto the European scene with its own brand of API magic

Tech and media events you should be attending [Discounts]

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It’s less than 2 months until the start of our TNW Latin America Conference in São Paulo. This coming Monday will mark the last day for startups to sign up for the TNW Best of the Accelerators Startup Battle and the first day of judging from our side. Interested in...
Tech and media events you should be attending [Discounts]

Apple's Sales in India Have More than Tripled in the Last Quarter

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In late January we asked the question: Is There More to Apple's Move to Sell 28 Cent Songs in India? Well, according to a new report out of Bangalore India today, Apple has more than tripled their sales in the last quarter....
Apple's Sales in India Have More than Tripled in the Last Quarter

Vinod Khosla, others bankroll Seattle fund to accelerate Indian startups

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Vinod Khosla Venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, former Microsoft executive Mike Murray, former Bain Capital managing director Bob Gay and others have joined with several leading investors in India to bankroll the Unitus Seed Fund, an $8 million venture capital fund that’s designed to help entrepreneurs in India get new ventures...
Vinod Khosla, others bankroll Seattle fund to accelerate Indian startups

Yahoo's Neglected Global Labs Network Might Hold Key To Revival

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What a time for Marissa Mayer to take control at Yahoo. She’ll need all the smarts she can lay her hands on to revive an ailing Yahoo. Which is why any section of Yahoo which is innovating could be a key component of it’s future capability – especially if Yahoo...
Yahoo's Neglected Global Labs Network Might Hold Key To Revival
Wowzapp: Microsoft Opens Registration For Its Worldwide Windows 8 Hackathon In November
Anonymous Is Going After Zynga For Mistreating Employees, And Is Prepared To Leak Documents

Kleiner's Mike Abbott, A Former Twitter Exec, Joins InMobi Board

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InMobi, one of the fastest-growing players in mobile advertising, has a powerful new advisor: Kleiner Perkins partner Mike Abbott, who's joined the company's board of directors. Abbott held top engineering jobs at Twitter and Palm before joining Kleiner last year. He's made a few investments--Gumroad, a payments startup, and Codecademy,...
Kleiner's Mike Abbott, A Former Twitter Exec, Joins InMobi Board

New IBM Strategy: Help Startups Capture More Business

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Last summer IBM began asking their 120 venture capital partners what it would take to launch the world's most successful initiative for helping startups capture new business. They concluded that the initiative had to be offered to startups for free, with no upsell and regardless of VC status. Add to...
New IBM Strategy: Help Startups Capture More Business

Indian startups strut their stuff on Demo Day at Microsoft's acclerator in Bangalore

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Things have been busy all of last quarter at Microsoft Research and Development Centre in Bangalore, India, where 11 startups chosen from over 200 applicants for the first national edition of the Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure have been furiously honing their skills and craft in an effort to become...
Indian startups strut their stuff on Demo Day at Microsoft's acclerator in Bangalore
Bangalore-based enterprise IT startup, Appnomic, raises a modest $5M

Microsoft sets a Guinness World Record for the world's largest ever app development marathon

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Code warriors are going to love this: ahead of the launch of the latest iteration of the Windows OS, Microsoft hosted the world’s largest coding marathon in Bangalore, India. Beginning September 21 at 2pm on a sunny Friday, thousands of talented programmers and designers (including enthusiasts, students and professionals) settled...
Microsoft sets a Guinness World Record for the world's largest ever app development marathon

Mystery for the day: Who's buying ST-Ericsson's geolocation business

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In the course of breaking up, sometimes it’s simpler to shed shared assets. Ericsson and STMicroelectronics are in the process of doing just that – having already decided which partner gets what out of their cash-haemorrhaging joint venture, ST-Ericsson, the companies are now seeing what they can get for the...
Mystery for the day: Who's buying ST-Ericsson's geolocation business

Miss real-time search on Google? Try the HashPlug extension for Chrome

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It’s been more than 16 months since Google shelved its ‘Realtime’ search product after its agreement with Twitter to carry the latter’s results expired. If you miss the now-defunct functionality, you might be interested in giving the HashPlug Chrome extension a whirl. The extension adds a real-time search results widget...
Miss real-time search on Google? Try the HashPlug extension for Chrome

Infosys Wins A Lawsuit, But Is Still In Hot Water For Hiring Overseas Workers (INFY)

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An Alabama state judge has ruled that Indian outsourcer Infosys didn't break any state laws in a case brought by a former employee who accused the company of misusing work visas to bring overseas workers to the U.S. But the bigger issue is whether Infosys, a tech outsourcing firm based...
Infosys Wins A Lawsuit, But Is Still In Hot Water For Hiring Overseas Workers (INFY)
Stay disorganized: How startups will keep your crap in order

Should Tech Startups Outsource Product Development?

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When startups ask me whether they should outsource product development, I usually advise against it. If they’re desperate to save money, they should outsource some testing or ancillary-product development, not core products.  That’s because the developers of innovative technologies need to interact with each other and be close to...
Should Tech Startups Outsource Product Development?

Today, Microsoft opened its new Azure Accelerator in Bangalore, India - and we were there

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Hot on the heels of the launch of the Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure program in Israel in April this year, the Redmond giant is all set to kick off similar proceedings in India. Having narrowed their selection from over 200 down to 11 applicants, the accelerator will incubate these...
Today, Microsoft opened its new Azure Accelerator in Bangalore, India - and we were there
RedBus Continues To Dominate In India, But That's Not What Makes Them Special

Unitus Seed Fund Raises $8M From Khosla, 500 Startups To Back Ventures That Fight Poverty In India

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Poverty is a huge problem in India. But just because there’s social good to be done doesn’t mean there isn’t money to be made. So a year after its launch, Unitus Seed Fund has raised $8 million to invest in for-profit startups that help people in India at the bottom...
Unitus Seed Fund Raises $8M From Khosla, 500 Startups To Back Ventures That Fight Poverty In India
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