Ubuntu 10.10 will be the first OS to have the rupee symbol by default – (via Pranesh Prakash)

Uninor to raise over Rs 9,000-cr debt, reports Business Standard. And there’s a change of plans on the cards, according to BusinessLine. Despite calls from funds last quarter to cut its losses and exit India, company says it plans to stay.

Yahoo Upgrades Search Experience–As It Ports Over Tech to Microsoft – AllThingsD

Google Instant has been launched in India. I’ve been using Google Instant for a while now: it’s default if you’re using Google Search via Chrome. I’ve noticed that now instead of moving to page two or three of search results, I tend to reframe the query. Puts a lot of pressure on SEO, for sure.

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Ad:tech coming to India, April 27/28th 2011 in Delhi – (via Rammohan Sundaram)

Twitter Hits 1 Billion Queries Per Day, Announces New Search Tech – SearchEngineLand

How much is the BBC spending on digital marketing? ECosultancy

Wipro and Spanco are bidding for data collection projects for Aadhaar (Unique ID) in Maharashtra – BusinessLine

Hungama Digital Media is looking at growing 20-25% year on year reports Exchange4Media.

USO Fund to be made an autonomous body – Economic Times. So no one will interfere with disbursement? Fat chance of that happening.

Facebook Granted Patent on Check-ins, Don’t Bet on Them Using it – ReadWriteWeb

Logitech Revue with Google TV Available This Month for $299 – Mashable

Eros International closed 8.5% above its IPO price: not quite the blockbuster, but still an impressive listing. More at the Wall Street Journal

PayPal To Launch Micropayments Product At Developer Conference – PayPal

Shyam Ponappa makes case for investing in Broadband in India, with Commonwealth Games (fixing) like urgency, in Business Standard. In case you missed it, India crossed 10 million broadband connections.

Verizon Wireless to Light Up 38 Cities With LTE in 2010 – GigaOm

Doordarshan is increasing ad rates after the success of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. Details at Economic Times

Motorola Files Suit Against Apple for Patent Infringement – MacRumors

How to Download Your Information from Facebook – LifeHacker

The silent rise of the Digital Native – DNA

News Corp. to launch digital news content aggregation platform – MediaWeek

LinkedIn Platform: Announcing Early Access to Our New Javascript API & OAuth 2 – LinkedIn

W3C: Hold off on deploying HTML5 in websites – InfoWorld

Microsoft Acquires .NET Application Monitoring Startup AVIcode – TechCrunch