– Looks like there’s a move towards easing up Right Of Way issues. The DoT, in a note, has pointed out ROW complexities (permissions from various agencies) as a major hurdle blocking broadband penetration – Indian Express
– Adobe launches Air for Android, TV and Desktop – Adobe
– Digg To Layoff 37% Of Staff, Product Refocus Imminent – TechCrunch
– Will the Indian telecom sector become a sunset industry? – MoneyLife
– Unity shell will be default desktop in Ubuntu 11.04 – Ars Technica
– The Supreme Court defers Vodafone Tax Hearing – Reuters
– Conde Nast appoints Mukta Puri Chadda as national sales head, digital – Afaqs. Note that Chadda joins from Microsoft; Maya Hari, Director, Conde Nast Digital was previously with MSN India.
– Old Meets New As Groupon Partners With eBay – TechCrunch
Adobe: 10 Million Flash Installs Soon; AIR Extending To Three Screens – MocoNews
– What the Skype/Nimbuzz Breakup Means To You – Nimbuzz Blog
– Digital advertising business NetworkPlay has tied up with Dynamic Video, a New York based rich media dynamic creative solutions provider for offering rich media/in-video banner units that can be optimised in real time, using automated multivariate testing.
– Russia’s Mail.ru sets IPO price range at $23.7-$27.7 – Reuters
– Times Television Network Enters Africa, offering Times Now, ET Now and ZoOm in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and other countries of Sub Saharan East and Central Africa Zuku Cable and DTH. Details
– Augmented Reality On Your Glasses, Maps in Your Eyes – Singularity Hub
– RIM Demos A BlackBerry PlayBook – So, Yes, It Actually Exists! – Silicon Alley Insider
– Hungama Digital Media is beefing up its games portfolio: they’ve now tied up with Imade Games for a Hungama gaming platform which will be launched online, available for websites that are a part of the Hungama network. On offer will mostly be casual games.
– Zynga Grows One Thing Advertisers Want: Mass Reach – AdAge
– Eric Schmidt’s “Just Move” Joke About Google Street View & How It Went Missing – Search Engine Land
– Sony Ericsson ousted from top five by ZTE and RIM – Rethink Wireless
– Ray Ozziie’s NEW memo Dawn of a New Day
– Bharti Airtel is close to finalizing agreements for BPO services in Africa – call centres, back office etc, IBM, Tech Mahindra and Spanco as partners for customer service across 16 African countries in Africa. Currently over 4,000 people are employed in Africa supporting Bharti Airtel’s customer service operations, which it intends to expand.
– BSNL gives Rs. 14.2 million supply contract to Bharat Electronics – Dow Jones Newswires
– Spice Mobility has launched India’s first 3D display mobile phone, View D, priced at Rs 4,299, and plans to sell 20,000-30,000 units per month – Hindustan Times