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    1. Mu Sigma head Dhiraj Rajaram and wife Ambiga divorced; development won’t impact operations, says duo

      Mu Sigma head Dhiraj Rajaram and wife Ambiga divorced; development won’t impact operations, says duo

      Drag according to your convenience ET NOW RADIO TIMES NOW 0 Mu Sigma head Dhiraj Rajaram and wife Ambiga divorced; development won’t impact operations, says duo By Anirban Sen , ET Bureau | 31 May, 2016, 01.38AM IST READ MORE ON » Sequoia | Mu Sigma | Motorola | fidelity | Dhiraj Rajaram | Ambiga Rajaram, however, told ET that Ambiga "may not continue in the role of CEO" in the "long term" although "as of now, she will continue in the role."

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    2. Freecharge emerges as the fastest growing digital payments app in India: Report

      Freecharge emerges as the fastest growing digital payments app in India: Report

      The average time spent on the app in a month has increased from 28 minutes to 55 minutes.

      The reach of the digital payments platform Freecharge has grown from 17 percent to 30 percent in the period from October 2015 to April 2016 in India — the highest growth in app usage for any payments app in the country, a Nielsen study revealed on Monday.

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      Mentions: Nielsen
    3. Sony Xperia X vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs HTC 10: Price, specifications and features compared

      Sony Xperia X vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs HTC 10: Price, specifications and features compared

      Placed in the high-end flagship category, does the Sony Xperia X have enough to take on its competitors and justify its hefty price tag?

      After unveiling the new Xperia X-series at MWC 2016 earlier this year in February, Sony has today launched the smartphone in India. The new Xpeira X series replaces the existing Xperia Z-line of smartphones.

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    4. Telcos Fooling Consumers By Masking Call Drops Using Radio-Link Tech; Will SC Take Action Now?

      Telcos Fooling Consumers By Masking Call Drops Using Radio-Link Tech; Will SC Take Action Now?

      After Supreme Court quashed TRAI’s order regarding call drop compensation, consumers are now being fooled and taken for granted in a deceitful manner by telecom forms.

      In a shocking revelation, it has been found that using a technology called ‘Radio-Link’, leading telecom companies are masking dropped calls and converting them into billable units, thereby hitting two stones with one single arrow: no complaint against drop calls, and more revenue from billing of those calls which shouldn’t have happened.

      It’s certainly a master-stroke by the telecom firms, but at the cost of the ignorant customer.

      When a call ...

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    5. Infibeam to invest Rs 45 crore in payment gateway CCAvenue

      Infibeam to invest Rs 45 crore in payment gateway CCAvenue

      Surat-based ecommerce company Infibeam has invested Rs 45 crore in payment gateway CCAvenues. In a BSE notification, Infibeam said that it’s wholly owned subsidiary NSI Infinium Global Private Limited has signed a term sheet with CCAvenue parent Avenues India Private Limited.

      The companies are in the process of signing a definitive agreement and finalising the percentage of investment. NSI Infinium operates the ecommerce marketplace Infibeam.com and the DIY ecommerce platform BuildaBazaar.ooo.

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    6. RCom Shutting CDMA Services From Tomorrow. Here Are Your Best Alternatives.

      RCom Shutting CDMA Services From Tomorrow. Here Are Your Best Alternatives.

      As already announced, Reliance CDMA would shutting down its CDMA services from tomorrow, that is 31 May 2016.

      I have been a fan of Reliance Communications’ CDMA services for the last 3 years. Their CDMA network was nothing but amazing and their decision to shut down the network with a notice of less than a month came as a surprise to all their users.

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    7. WNS Positioned in the 'Winner's Circle' in HfS Research's Blueprint Report 2016 on Finance & Accounting As-a-Service - SYS-CON Media (press release)

      WNS Positioned in the 'Winner's Circle' in HfS Research's Blueprint Report 2016 on Finance & Accounting As-a-Service - SYS-CON Media (press release)

      As of March 31, 2016, WNS had 32,388 professionals across 40 delivery centers worldwide including China, Costa Rica, India , Philippines, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and the United States. For more information, visit ...

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      Mentions: Gartner At&T WNS
    8. SBI overtakes HDFC Bank as largest issuer of POS terminals

      SBI overtakes HDFC Bank as largest issuer of POS terminals

      State Bank of India (SBI) has become the top merchant acquiring bank for POS terminals in the country with more than three lakh machines, as per Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) latest data. SBI has acquired 302,119 merchants while HDFC Bank came in second with 283,274. Axis Bank came third with 263,951 while ICICI Bank came in fourth with 200,759 machines.

      Note that this data does not include SBI’s associate banks (State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Travancore etc).

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    9. Regulatory framework for online media, calling and messaging? TRAI’s new Net Neutrality pre-consultation paper

      Regulatory framework for online media, calling and messaging? TRAI’s new Net Neutrality pre-consultation paper

      Internet apps providing Internet telephony (VoIP) services and Instant Messaging pose a threat for customer privacy and national security, the Indian telecom regulator TRAI (pdf) has said in a pre-consultation paper. The TRAI suggests a need for a detailed regulatory framework for VoIP and messaging apps to ensure better privacy and security:

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    1. Discussion about spectrum (at global level) in which 5G will operate will finish by 2019. Commercial 5G deployment will start in 2020. Then you will see 100 mbps guaranteed speed everywhere.
      By Milivoj Vela
    2. One cell (mobile antenna) in 5G will be able to handle 1000 times more data traffic in 2020 compared to data traffic in 2010. We have already achieved 1 million devices connected to single cell site and 30 gbps speed on 73 Ghz band in lab.
      By Milivoj Vela
    3. Already 4G is taking voice calling to high definition voice calls and voice call cannot be better than this. 5G will about high quality data experience. It will enhance telepresence (web conferencing) to a level where one will not feel the difference if a person is in room or on telepresence.
      By Milivoj Vela
    4. Now, let us move forward and fix the real issues — like having more cell towers, affordable spectrum and working with the local authorities to get the infrastructure in place.
      By Rajan S. Mathews
    5. We, therefore, request DoT to kindly take proactive steps to prevent such illegal routing and strongly suggest that DoT must direct all respective licencees to not terminate Internet Telephony calls by misusing the interconnecting links.
      By Rajan S Mathews