Google introduces WebP, a new image format for the web, looking to speed up loading of pages. More at the Chromium Blog
Facebook beats Yahoo in video consumption, according to Comscore
India’s SMS Ban has been extended: today’s the last day.
Blackberry tells the Indian government it won’t be able to give access to enterprise mail to the Indian government, because of the technology. Details at the Hindu Business Line
Info Edge (Naukri) CFO Ambaresh Raghuvanshi speaks with ET Now on the companys cost structures, breakeven at JeevanSathi and 99Acres. Details here
The Boston Globe will offer two websites – one free, one paid. Boston.com will be free and be a site for all things Boston (including limited content from Boston Globe), while BostonGlobe.com will be paid, with journalistic content from the Boston Globe.
Agra, India based MSO SEA TV’s IPO has been subscribed 9.58 times. More at MoneyControl
The Washington Post has handed over Newsweek to Sidney Harman. More at PaidContent
India’s Department of Telecom is sitting on over 200 applications for 2G spectrum, reports BusinessLine
Google has launched a website for its URL Shortener – Goo.gl
Nokia is expecting a surge in usage in Africa, Reuters reports.
Facebook has announced allowing high resolution images. details
HP has named Léo Apotheker Named CEO and President. Ray Lane Joins HP as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board. details
Windows launches Live Essentials, for Windows 7 and Windows Vista, which include Windows Live Mesh, Live Photo, Live Movie Maker, Live Messenger, Live Writer and Windows Live Mail. It’s being released in 48 languages. [details]